aviation technology in actionIf you count kite flying, then the history of aviation is more than 2,000 years old. Hot air balloons arrived in the 18th century and then came gliders, which were the precursor to the “heavier than air” craft that we fly around in today.

Since the first short-powered flights in the early 20th century, the changes in aviation technology have been plenty and groundbreaking. Today there are stealth planes and drones, which have both been created through advanced engineering. There is also a revival of the airship, which has been redesigned for the 21st century to provide air access to places that are difficult to reach by plane.

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What’s Next: The Future of Cryptocurrency

by Modis on August 15, 2017

It’s easy to see why cryptocurrencies are attractive. They are entirely controlled by the market, they are anonymous and they are difficult to copy. Bitcoin is the best-known form of cryptocurrency though others exist. To differentiate between Bitcoins and other coins, the term ‘altcoins’ is often used.

Here are some cryptocurrencies that aren’t Bitcoin – just in case you’re looking for something new to invest in.

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Retro Video Game Console controllerAmidst the continued push towards flashier graphics, hyper-realism, and now virtual reality, it’s easy to lose sight of what made some of the earliest video games such a blast. Everyone remembers the big gaming hits of the 80s—from Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong to Metroid and Contra—but what about those amazing hidden gems that might have slipped by under the radar?

With retro video games making another big comeback, it’s a great time to delve back into the past to unearth your next gaming grab. Here are five excellent but lesser-known retro games that are absolutely worth revisiting.

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silhouette of working oil pumps in the age of oil explorationIn November 2015, BP made a bold announcement: Thanks to advances in gas and oil exploration and extraction, “Concerns over running out of oil and gas have disappeared.”

David Eyton, BP group head of technology, said the world will have more than 20 times the amount of energy it needs to cover its consumption through 2050. He’s banking on new technology and innovations in every phase of the process of finding and extracting gas and oil. Here are some of the new inventions that could make this a reality.

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July Jobs Report: Decrease in Tech Unemployment Rate

by Katie Brock on August 4, 2017

national jobs reportThe unemployment rate dropped in July, decreasing by 0.1 percent to 4.3 percent. A total of 209,000 jobs were created during the month, 49,000 of which were in the professional and business services sector.

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Decisions Hurting Your Career

by Matthew Ripaldi on August 2, 2017

When I look at successful careers, I’m always struck by how much work these people have put in outside of, well, their work.

Career success involves much more than just the work you do every day, but so many employees continue to make little mistakes that hinder their long-term growth.

The decisions we make every day impact our future careers. These are some decisions that are hurting your career.

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