Inside the stealthy club for entrepreneurs who want to change the world

April 26, 2017

… bit over the top even by their standards. Across Blade’s three Manhattan heliports more than 200 people are boarding choppers bound for the Rockefeller Estates playhouse, a sprawling two-story building where members of the Rockefeller family still meet twice a year. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s ‘Town Hall’ is probably the best thing the social network has ever done Only for this outing, it’s not old New York money on the guest list, it’s the darlings of Silicon …

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

… book, part memoir and part operating manual for surviving the hardest moments in our lives. It lays bare some of Sandberg’s most painful experiences, the kind that were no doubt harrowing to relive. Sheryl Sandberg and her late husband Dave Goldberg. Image: Sheryl sandberg I cried a lot reading Option B: Facing Adversity, building Resilience, and Finding Joy. So much that I began marking the margins in ink with small tear drops so I could go back to the most moving passages. There …

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At 15 Years Old, My Fight For The Environment Is For The World I’ll Inherit

April 24, 2017

… participating in more community organizing meetings than I can count. Why are parents going out of their way to deny their very own children a livable future? I volunteer for the youth organization, Plant for The Planet, and am in the process of building a teen climate action network, Future Voters for 350ppm, fighting furiously for my right, as a young person, to a healthy atmosphere, ecosystem, and future. I will also soon become a plaintiff in a Washington State lawsuit, where youth are …

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CNN 10 – April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017

… even if you could get there, you probably wouldn’t be allowed inside the base, unless you’re part of the Russian government or military. The nation is one of several countries that have claimed parts of the Arctic as their own. And while a decision on what territory belongs to which country could be years away. Russia is moving forward by building installations in the region. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) BRIAN TODD, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): On a frozen wind-swept expanse in the Arctic, …

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MashTalk: Facebook’s sci-fi future, Samsung Galaxy S8 review and more

April 22, 2017

… Dugan, who heads up the company’s building 8 skunk works, showed what her team has been working on: a brain-machine interface that may someday let users type faster than any keyboard. Then there was the apparatus that allows a user to “hear” messages via the skin. It’s extremely forward-looking stuff, and it hints at Facebook’s long-term strategy of having a stake in hardware, if not eventually becoming a hardware maker itself. The big question around all of this, …

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Everything you need to know about what Facebook announced at F8

April 20, 2017

… Terragraph and Aquila projects, and introduced Tether-tenna, a small helicopter attached to a fiber line that can be flown to create a virtual tower a few hundred feet above the ground.”This is still in the early stages of development, and lots of work is needed to ensure that it will be able operate autonomously for months at a time, but we’re excited about the progress so far,” Yael Maguire wrote. building 8 Facebook’s Regina Dugan, who leads Facebook’s mysterious …

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Here’s what happens to us when we have an epiphany

April 19, 2017

… only looked at it once, and pressed enter. “That tells us they were building up confidence over time. They had no interest in committing until all of a sudden, they had that epiphany and jumped right to zero,” Krajbich said. About 37 percent of participants did commit to using the same number, but they didn’t pick zero, which suggests they didn’t actually learn the game-winning strategy, the study found. The remaining 20 percent never committed to a number, and probably …

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CNN 10 – April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017

… satellite? PAUL GRAZIANI, CEO ANALYTICAL GRAPHICS: Essentially. SCIUTTO: Designed to bring America to its knees. LT. GEN. DAVID BUCK, COMMANDER JOINT FUNCTIONAL COMPONENT COMMAND FOR SPACE: Our satellites are at risk. And our ground infrastructure is at risk. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Standby! Data building in Florida. SCIUTTO: What can the U.S. possibly do to prevent this catastrophe? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This is a Q sat. SCIUTTO: To find out, we go inside and underground. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So, this is …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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Bill Nye’s new show is like ‘Science Guy’ for ‘grown up’ millennials

April 15, 2017

… been building its library of originals. Nye’s show became the perfect addition because it catered to the cord-cutting millennials who grew up watching the scientist. “As you’ve probably guessed, we’re not really making a kid show,” Nye says in the introduction to his first episode. “It’s for you grown up kids all over the world. We’re going to be talking about important, perhaps even controversial, issues from scientific points of view and …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… debate, which means to force an actual majority vote, you needed always to have 60. It required typically some bipartisan consensus building, because neither party often had 60-plus seats in their control. When you remove that, you start to slide even further down the slippery slope that Harry Reid started us all on in 2013. If we’ve already wiped out the use of the traditional filibuster, that 60-vote margin on several things including Supreme Court nominees, what’s to stop either …

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JPMorgan might be getting in on the roboadvisor game

April 6, 2017

JPMorgan is getting its own roboadviser, maybe.Image: andrew burton/Getty Images If you cant beat em, join em. In the summer of 2016, JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said his firm could give clients a free, automated investment service as part of a future bundle of digital-banking products. Well, he just revealed the bank is following through on that promise and building one. SEE ALSO: Video gaming becomes a scholarship sport We are currently developing some exciting new products and …

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Marvels The Defenders teaser had a big fat Easter egg did you find it?

April 5, 2017

… are a number of items that might be of interest to Marvel fans. So lets go through some of the most intriguing references and reveals. Is someone looking for Kun-Lun? Image: netflix Across the bottom of the Bulletin page are a selection of covers for five previous issues, with one each corresponding to Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders. The Defenders cover references the construction of the new Midland Circle building you know, the shadowy corporation behind …

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Dubai: Insider Travel Guide

March 29, 2017

… beef. Levantine This restaurant may not offer the best Lebanese cuisine out there, but it does bring eclectic fantasy decor at Atlantis The Palm. On the outside you’ll find salmon-colored walls and a casino-style spade shape in the center of the building. On the inside it’s psychedelic, swirly patterned carpets, under-the-sea motifs on the walls and a ceiling-high blown-glass sculpture coming out of a shell-shaped fountain. At Levantine you can sit outside on the terrace and take …

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Empire State Building Shines Pink In Solidarity As Women March Below

March 9, 2017

People across the country and the world marched in honor of women on Wednesday. They marched for womens economic power, they marched for international solidarity and they marched for womens groundbreaking achievements throughout history. The magenta lights on New York Citys second tallest building were chosen to honor International Womens Dayand to show the Empire State buildings solidarity with HeForShe, a United Nations-sponsored campaign aimed at encouraging men to commit to gender equality. …

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Trump supporters clash with counter-protesters in California, Minnesota

March 7, 2017

(CNN)Supporters of Donald Trump clashed with counter-protesters in Minnesota and California on Saturday as crowds rallied for the President nationwide. At a “March 4 Trump” rally in support in St. Paul, Minnesota, Trump supporters confronted about 50 anti-Trump protesters at the state capitol building, said Lt. Tiffani Nielson, spokeswoman for the state patrol. One man appeared to have been hit in the face, CNN affiliate WCCO reported. Crowds took off when someone started …

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X-Plan: Giving Your Kids A Way Out

March 5, 2017

… chance for a social skill life-lesson from Mom and Dad. I know plenty of adults who struggle to stand up to others. This simply gives your kid a safe way out as you continue to nurture that valuable skill. If youre regularly rescuing your kid, hopefully your family is having some conversations about that. If youre building a relationship of trust with your kids, theyll probably be the ones to start the conversation. More importantly, most of these conversations need to take place on the …

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Get Turned On The Old Venetian Way With These Sexy Flap Books

March 1, 2017

… Schwarzman building, was illustrated by Donato Bertelli in the late 16th century. The book is part of Venice in Love, an exhibition featuring the NYPLs collections of erotic and romantic artifacts from the Republic of Venice, which existed as an independent state from the 13th to 18th centuries. Giulio Campagnola’s reclining nude, which relates to the great “Sleeping Venus” (1510) by the Venetian Renaissance master Giorgione, exemplifies a type that is unique to Venice. …

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Starbucks Gets Roasted On Twitter Over Its New Italian Roastery

March 1, 2017

Starbucks is stirring up some backlash over a decision to open its first location in Italy in late 2018. The Poste di Milano building.  He added, And, my hope is that we will create a sense of pride for our partners – so much so that every partner who sees our store or walks through the doors will say: We got it right. We are happy the way we are, 70-year-old Milan resident Christine Kung told the LA Times. We dont need to be invaded by American scenery. We already …

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Atmospheric rivers prove relentless in causing California flooding

February 24, 2017

… Diffenbough said. He said adapting to climate change means building a more resilient, less risk-prone water management system in California. “Were already incurring great costs for the climate that we have now, he said. Most of what we would do to protect ourselves now would help us be prepared for the future. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTwitter Marketing Excellence With Reseller Right tep-By-Step Strategy For Generating As Much FREE TRAFFIC As You Want Using …

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Old-Guard Archivists Keep Federal Data Safer Than You Think

February 20, 2017

At least twice a day, the data recorder on board NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter beams images to a station in White Sands, New Mexico. That data gets copied to the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, and then copied again to computers at Arizona State University in Tempe. Two other copies go to an off-campus building where they live on different access-controlled computer systems. Mark Robinson, the researcher running the team that operates the LROs cameras, analyzes that data. Every …

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Nike’s Middle East ad promotes women competing in any sport they choose

February 19, 2017

… trying to sell shoes, but staking out positions on touchy subjects is noteworthy, and not without risks. The latest example is a new Nike video posted on the company’s Middle East Twitter feed, which doubles down on its commitment to women achieving excellence and building leadership through sports. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsClicksIT Create Lifetime Account CliksIt works because it’s based on something called: borrowed authority. It’s the same idea behind …

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The archaeological legacy of the Crossrail excavations – BBC News

February 10, 2017

Media captionBison bones and Tudor bowling balls: Crossrail’s archaeological legacy The skeletons of plague victims, a Tudor bowling ball and medieval ice skates fashioned from animal bones are among hundreds of artefacts on display at a new exhibition showcasing the most interesting finds made during the Crossrail excavations. What’s been unearthed undoubtedly offers a fascinating insight into London life over the centuries – but what will be the archaeological legacy of what …

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Glassdoor ranks the 20 best employee benefits and perks

February 9, 2017

… hundreds of thousands of benefits reviews shared by employees on the site. Here is the list of 20 companies with one unique perk, followed by an employee quote summarizing the benefits: 1. Four months of paid paternal leave IKEA Great pay, amazing benefits, and company culture is strong. Although it is a worldwide company, you feel like a family. Vacation/sick time off is great. Having been with the company many years, I get five weeks of PTO and a week and sick time. The building itself is a …

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CNN 10 – February 8, 2017

February 8, 2017

… here on ships, and valuable gas and oil deposits are believed to lie below these waters. Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan all have competing claims of territory, but China is the most ambitious and the most aggressive. As you can see, China claims almost all of the sea, citing a historic boundary it calls the “Nine Dash” line. And over here, in the chain of islands called the Spratlys, China, and to some extent Vietnam, are rapidly building artificial islands, …

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