We all get stuck sometimes coming up with new business stories we can share on our blogs, in our presentations, in our websites, newsletters, and the like. So what to do? Follow these ideas to get your story juices flowing again. Thank you fellow curator Michele Smorgon for this article!
Earlier studies that linked specific genes to intelligence were largely wrong, Harvard researchers find
For decades, scientists have understood that there is a genetic component to intelligence, but a new Harvard study has found both that most of the genes thought to be linked to intelligence are probably not in fact related to it, and identifying intelligence's specific genetic roots may still be a long way off.
Robin Good: Note and Point is an elegantly curated set of high-quality visual presentations selected and described/commented.
The collection is organized in four sections: Keynote, PowerPoint, PDF and SlideRocket.
This is a great example of how effective curation can create value, while providing greater visibility to the authors showcased and integrating an elegant and perfectly fitting advertising model (AdFusion) which is both inobtrusive and highly contextual. (I found the ads on Note&Point so interesting that I reloaded their home page multiple times to see them all, and clic the ones I was most interested in.)
What is the biggest idea of the past hundred and fifty years, one that should be on the tip of everyone's tongue? Is it socialism or capitalism? In fact it is something else entirely.... (Soon creativity would be the number one password to success.
"Second Life is an open-ended online world. Users design their own surroundings, and create avatars as their characters to work there. The avatars can interact with each other; they can cooperate towards a common goal, or make business deals with each other, or sabotage each other. Second Life can facilitate some interesting experiments that might not be possible in real life."
Eight studies in this paper found that people with higher trust in their feelings were more likely to correctly predict the final outcome than those with lower trust in their feelings. The researchers call this phenomenon the emotional oracle effect.
The technological world of the 21st century owes a tremendous amount to advances in electrical engineering, specifically, the ability to finely control the flow of electrical charges using increasingly small and complicated circuits.