Usain Bolt lives up to his surname ever time he steps onto a track. He loves to brag about being the fastest man on the planet, whether cameras are focusing on him or not. Whenever the Jamaican sprinter sets his feet into the block, it’s not uncommon to witness this guy make history in track and field.
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To be a successful entrepreneur, you have to be a bit of a soothsayer, able to see the future and to predict what your customers will want before they know they want it. After all, entrepreneurs are known to be the masters of innovations, right?
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Earlier this year, record warm ocean waters triggered a massive coral die off in the Great Barrier Reef, prompting a flurry of scientific research into the underlying cause. Now, for the first time, biologists have captured the process of coral bleaching as it happens, showing us how corals kill themselves in gory scientific detail.
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Most of what we see from Y-3, the buzzy collaboration from Adidas and Yohji Yamamoto, is so far out that these pared-back Stan Smith kicks comes as a welcome surprise.
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California’s tougher-than-usual climate change policy might become more stringent before long. Assemblywoman Autumn Burke tells the Associate Press that she’s introducing a bill requiring that car manufacturers sell at least 15 percent zero-emissions free vehicles within a decade. Companies operating in the state already have to hit yearly emissions targets and get credits for sales, but this would require that they embrace electric orhydrogen fuel cell cars in a big way — not just one or two novelty models. And if they don’t sell enough eco-friendly cars, they’d have to either pay a fine to the state or pay rivals that meet the targets. Yes, they might inadvertently help the competition.
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The largest single transfer of Guantánamo Bay detainees of Barack Obama’s presidency was announced on Monday, as 15 long-held men departed the infamous detention center.
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Google has already made the world’s most popular operating system: More than 80 percent of the world’s smartphones run Android. Just last year, Android phones made up 54 percent of all smartphones, tablets, and PCs shipped, according to Gartner.
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