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  • The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs

    The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs

    Via Entrepreneur : As entrepreneurs, each of us is different and unique. The one common element we all share is the desire to create freedom in our “work” and life through entrepreneurship. We live in a time ripe with opportunities to create businesses that help us live the lives we want to live. Still, there are some entrepreneurs reading this that are stuck in their business and their life. You know who you are. You can’t […]

  • Can Plant Genetics Help Solve World Hunger?

    Can Plant Genetics Help Solve World Hunger?

    Via Forbes : When it comes to the earth’s dwindling resources, climbing temperatures and burgeoning population, talk is as plentiful as it is cheap. It can also be contentious. But Dr. Pamela Ronald, professor of plant pathology at University of California, Davis, doesn’t have time for controversy. She’s too busy working toward an unassailable goal. “I’m focused on the greatest challenge of our time,” Ronald says, “which is how to feed the growing population without further destroying […]

  • What is the best future job career?

    What is the best future job career?

    Via Alex.Co.UK : It is no surprise that one of the fastest growing areas of employment in recent years relates to computer technology. Technological advance and the continued integration of IT and digital communications into the workplace throughout the private, public and voluntary sectors ensures that this trend will continue for some time. Systems analysts, designers and developers, computer programmers, web developers, consultants and information managers reflect the range of these career areas. Hardware engineers are […]

  • This 17-Year-Old Has Discovered DNA Mutations That Could Combat HIV And Meningitis

    This 17-Year-Old Has Discovered DNA Mutations That Could Combat HIV And Meningitis

    Via Fast Company : High schooler Andrew Jin is answering previously unasked questions in biology. Like plenty of science-oriented high school kids, Andrew Jin is interested in human evolution. But Jin, one of three $150,000 first-place winners in this year’s Intel Science Talent Search, took that interest further than most. For his project, the high school senior came up with machine learning algorithms that detect mutations in the human genome—mutations that could one day be used […]

  • So you wanna be a data scientist?

    So you wanna be a data scientist?

    Via Mashable : Are you good at math? Like, really good at math? Do you also know Python and, oh yeah, have deep knowledge of a particular industry? On the off chance that you possess this agglomeration of skills, you might have what it takes to be a data scientist. If so, these are good times. LinkedIn just voted “statistical analysis and data mining” the top skill that got people hired in 2014. Glassdoor reports that […]

  • Secrets of the Most Successful College Students

    Secrets of the Most Successful College Students

    Via Time : “What the Best College Students Do,” a book by historian and educator Ken Bain, draws a road map for how students can get the most out of college, no matter where they go College-admission letters go out this month, and most recipients (and their parents) will place great importance on which universities said yes and which said no. A growing body of evidence, however, suggests that the most significant thing about college is […]

  • Asian Nations Poised to Become Major Players in Global Higher Education

    Asian Nations Poised to Become Major Players in Global Higher Education

    Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : Many Asian countries have been setting ambitious goals to expand and improve their higher education sectors to respond to their growing aspirational middle class and as a result are on the way to catching up with and even overtaking the best higher education systems of the West. Their collective efforts are setting Asia on a path to becoming, if not a ‘higher education superpower’, at least an education powerhouse […]

  • 28 Incredible Facts About Mark Zuckerberg

    28 Incredible Facts About Mark Zuckerberg

    Via Inc : Check out these unusual facts about Facebook’s founder. Mark Zuckerberg began programming at a young age–when he was 12 he created a messaging program that his father used in his dental office, allowing the receptionist to notify him of new patients without yelling across the office. Zuckerberg took a computer graduate class at the nearby Mercy College while still in high school. His parents even hired a computer tutor to work with the […]

  • 10 Highly Effective Study Habits

    10 Highly Effective Study Habits

    Via Psych Central : Students grapple with many issues in their lives, and because of all of the competing things for your attention, it’s hard to concentrate on studying. And yet if you’re in school, you have to do at least a little studying in order to progress from year to year. The key to effective studying isn’t cramming or studying longer, but studying smarter. You can begin studying smarter with these ten proven and effective study […]

  • Pufferfish

    Pufferfish

    Via National Geographic : Biologists think pufferfish, also known as blowfish, developed their famous “inflatability” because their slow, somewhat clumsy swimming style makes them vulnerable to predators. In lieu of escape, pufferfish use their highly elastic stomachs and the ability to quickly ingest huge amounts of water (and even air when necessary) to turn themselves into a virtually inedible ball several times their normal size. Some species also have spines on their skin to make them […]