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IPCC Report: We Need Massive Change to Avoid Climate Hell

On Sunday night, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change dropped an urgent report on the state of global warming. Simply put: The laws of the physical universe say that we can keep global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the optimistic goal set out in the Paris ...

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Executive Mentors Wanted. Only Millennials Need Apply.

Junior office workers once had a fairly predictable set of daily tasks. Write the sales memo. Build the PowerPoint. Make the coffee. Now, many young professionals have a new mandate: Drag the boss into the 21st century. While businesses chase evanescent market trends and grapple with a fast-moving future, millennial ...

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4 Things Robots Need to Learn Before Working With Humans

The robots are coming. And really, in some ways, they’re already here. If you’ve ever tripped over a robot vacuum, you’ve actually waded into the fascinating frontier that is human-robot interaction. If humans are at all going to get along with increasingly sophisticated robots, we need to figure out how ...

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Need Better Morale in the Workplace? Simulate a Plane Crash

Need Better Morale in the Workplace? Simulate a Plane Crash By TYLER J. KELLEY January 7, 2017 A trainee emerges from the water during an aquatic-survival skills class offered by Survival Systems USA of Groton, Conn., as a team building exercise. By TYLER J. KELLEY January 7, 2017 Montana Woods, 19, a pre-med student at the ...

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As Duterte speaks, U.S. military might need to listen

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants U.S. troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defense pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary. Video provided by AFP Newslook Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, is greeted by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in ...

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The SpaceX Explosion: What You Need to Know

Early this morning, SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket exploded during a hot run, a test fire before a launch planned for this Saturday. And in response, everyone has a lot of questions: What does this mean for SpaceX? What does it mean for its launch schedule? What does it mean for ...

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Hydraulic fracturing chemical spills on agricultural land need scrutiny

Hydraulic fracturing, a widely used method for extracting oil and gas from otherwise impenetrable shale and rock formations, involves not only underground injections composed mostly of water, but also a mixture of chemical additives. These chemicals range from toxic biocides and surfactants, to corrosion inhibitors and slicking agents, and many ...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Theranos Saga So Far

Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth HolmesMathew Scott In the beginning, Theranos was called Real-Time Cures. Corny? Sure. But Elizabeth Holmes was barely 19 when she came up with it, a Stanford dropout aspiring to upend personalized medicine. Besides changing its name, Theranos has come a long way: It’s raised hundreds ...

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Need to Hide Some Income? You Don’t Have to Go to Panama

By PATRICIA COHEN April 7, 2016 For wealthy Americans looking to veil their assets and shield some of their income from taxation, there is no need to go to Panama or any other offshore tax haven. It’s easy to establish a shell corporation right here at home. “In Wyoming, Nevada and Delaware, ...

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