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The 10 words you should use if you want to be more persuasive

Next time you're pressing for something you want—whether it's a salary increase or the last pineapple in the produce section—here are 10 words that can help you get it.

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7 OF THE BIGGEST PRODUCTIVITY MYTHS THAT ARE SLOWING YOU DOWN

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Avo: Self-Cleaning Fish Tank

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The Innovation Centre Potsdam, designed by SCOPE as a laboratory for IT developments of the Walldorf-based software company SAP, is a think tank for the creative collaboration between clients, researchers and students. The office is a place of collaboration; flexibility, openness and transparency characterize the architecture.

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New Tesla battery could take your home off the grid

Tesla announces that plans for house battery are complete! Store your solar and wind energy, live off the grid!

Innovation comes at a cost…. Ryan Clements leads development of a groundbreaking new product that could cement the Nebula Corporation as the world’s most valuable company. But to enter the final stages of testing, he needs to do the impossible — find a clean test subject in the technological wasteland of Las Vegas. When the …

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Plant-e Develops Electricity-Generating Plants to Bring Clean Energy to Off-Grid Locations

plants, plant electricity, photosynthesis, electrodes, renewable energy, green energy, sustainable energy, green power, clean energy, wetlands, rice fields, cheap energy, agriculture

Mary Anderson (1866–1953) was an American real estate developer, rancher, viticulturist & inventor of the windshield wiper blade. In November 1903 Anderson was granted her first patent for an automatic car window cleaning device controlled inside the car, called the windshield wiper. She was teased & laughed at by many people because of her idea -- many felt the movement of the windshield wipers would distract the drivers.

Groundfridge is an innovative take on the traditional root cellar. It meets the requirements of people with their own vegetable garden, who choose to live in a modern and self-sustaining way.

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Scientists Develop Wonder Nanomaterial that Can Produce Energy, Clean Water and Hydrogen

Darren Sun with Multi-use Titanium Dioxide: Scientists Develop Wonder Nanomaterial that Can Produce Energy, Clean Water and Hydrogen Read more: Scientists Develop Wonder Nanomaterial that Can Produce Energy, Clean Water and Hydrogen | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

In 2004, the Nike Sock Dart trainers broke boundaries in fabric innovation and fit - ushering in the next generation and garnering cult status. This minimalist design has a precision-knitted upper developed using computerised fabric technology with a colour-coordinating transparent midstrap and sleek speckled midsole. Its clean-lined, laceless silhouette is finished with a branded heel unit and grooved traction outsole. Nike trainers Pull on Sock Dart knitted upper, perforated plastic…

In 2004, the Nike Sock Dart trainers broke boundaries in fabric innovation and fit - ushering in the next generation and garnering cult status. This minimalist design has a precision-knitted upper developed using computerised fabric technology with a colour-coordinating transparent midstrap and sleek speckled midsole. Its clean-lined, laceless silhouette is finished with a branded heel unit and grooved traction outsole. Nike trainers Pull on Sock Dart knitted upper, perforated plastic…

NaturOli is the largest provider, and most innovative developer of Soap Nuts (Soap Berry) saponin-based products in the Americas. From household cleaning to ...

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Your federal government drives innovation by investing in moonshots

Imagine a future where “moonshots” are part of our everyday reality. Imagine that funding for these innovations comes not from Silicon Valley venture..

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3 Products We Made Better in 2015

There is always room to improve and grow – and in 2015, we took a look at our range of products to see if we could do just that. Our product development team is continually innovating and looking for ways to increase biobased or recycled content, or to improve biodegradability or recyclability to support our 2020 goals. They also as look to improve product effectiveness, reduce cost, and better meet our consumer needs.

Resurface Art combines design, surfing and innovation to create custom art on vintage surfboards giving clean water to developing countries in Africa. www.resurface.com

Cleaning Wastewater with Floating Island Technology. Take a floater planter made from post consumer plastic add soil & plants and time = clean water.

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19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World's Oceans

19-Year-Old Develops Cleanup Array To Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From Oceans. Boyan Slat launched a project that analyzed the size and amount of plastic particles in the ocean’s garbage patches . By placing our arrays however, it will accumulate along the booms, making it suddenly possible to actually visualize the oceanic garbage patches”