Author Archives: Taiwo Talabi

One person killed during violent Charlotte protest – CNN

[ad_1] — The person who was killed at a violent protest in Charlotte was shot by another civilian, the North Carolina city tweeted on its official account. Charlotte police did not fire the shot, the tweet said. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told Fox News about the death that occurred during a protest over a deadly officer-involved shooting Tuesday. ...

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Stop Worrying About What You Don't Know and Just Focus on Opportunities

[ad_1] Entrepreneurs are ambitious problem solvers. In fact, they’re becoming so effective at what they do, incumbent firms have no choice but to stand up and pay attention — lest an energetic, insurgent start-up take too big a piece of the pie. A critical shift in mindset is at the heart of this success. Today’s entrepreneurs are de-emphasizing experience and expertise in ...

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How to Win on 'Shark Tank'

[ad_1] This story appears in the October 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » In Shark Tank’s seven seasons (the eighth begins September 23), a total of 253 teams scored deals and 242 did not. What made the difference? “Presence and personality matters just as much as ideas,” says Vanessa Van Edwards, founder of Science of People, a human behavior research ...

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A climate of change

[ad_1] Truth to power: Allister Sparks: A fighter for justice in South Africa Middle East and Africa September 21st, 20:41 Babbage: A climate of change Science and technology September 21st, 20:02 Incentive malus: Why bad science persists Science and technology September 21st, 19:16 Japan’s monetary policy: The Bank of Japan unveils new monetary tools Finance & Economics September 21st, 19:11 ...

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Dramatic footage shows intense plane crash during race

[ad_1] Cockpit footage from the Reno National Championship Air Races on Sunday captured the intense moment where two planes crashed on the runway. Pilot Thom Richard was preparing his aircraft to race when he noticed that his plane’s engine was not running properly. Richard decided to not participate, so he opened his canopy to signal to his flagman and the ...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces $3 billion investment to cure disease – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative just announced a new program informally called Chan Zuckerberg Science to invest $3 billion over the next decade to help cure, prevent, or manage all disease. The money will bring together teams of scientists and engineers “to build new tools for the scientific community” Priscilla Chan said on stage at an event in San Francisco. ...

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How this Olympic Skier Sets Effective Goals

[ad_1] On this episode of the Spartan UP! podcast series, the team meets with TV commentator and professional skiier Doug Lewis to discuss success and goal-setting.  Lewis participated in his first World Cup when he was 17, won a bronze medal at 21 and retired by 24, so he knows a thing or two about success. But it wasn’t always easy, he says. There are ebs and flows ...

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3D 'unwrapping' tools let scientists read an ancient Hebrew scroll

[ad_1] New software tools have enabled scientists to read an ancient, damaged Hebrew scroll without ever unfurling the fragile, disintegrating parchment. The digitization techniques, known as “volume cartography,” transformed what were the charred remains of the nearly 2,000-year-old En-Gedi scroll into legible columns of handwritten text from the book of Leviticus, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal ...

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Remembering the Swinging, Sit-In Sixties

[ad_1] IN 1968, the Beatles recorded “Revolution”, an explicitly political song expressing disillusionment with how the decade’s protests had become violent. The revolutionary verve of the 1960s—its utopian impulses based on peace and love, on civil, gender and s.e.xual rights—had by 1968 spurred militant factions. The song had two versions. The first, recorded in May, was a blues-inspired shuffle. By ...

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Dozens killed as packed boat sinks in Mediterranean – CBS News

[ad_1] Dozens of people have died and a rescue operation was underway to save hundreds more left floating off Egypt’s coast after a boat carrying migrants trying to reach Europe capsized Wednesday in the Mediterranean Sea. “An illegal migration boat has capsized off the coast of Kafr al-Sheikh carrying 600 migrants in the largest illegal migration operation through the Kafr al-Sheikh coast ...

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Being an Uber driver is the perfect job for college students … says Uber

[ad_1] Uber is recruiting college students. According to the rideshare company, working as an Uber driver is “perfect” for college students — especially in Los Angeles — because of scheduling flexibility. The post Being an Uber driver is the perfect job for college students … says Uber appeared first on Digital Trends. [ad_2] Source link [wdi_feed id=”11″]

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12 officers injured as protests break out in Charlotte after police fatally shoot man – Washington Post

[ad_1] Police officers wearing riot gear block a road during protests after police fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Adam Rhew/Charlotte Magazine Police in North Carolina shot and killed a black man they said was armed outside an apartment complex in Charlotte on Tuesday, setting ...

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