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The 10 Words You Should Never Use In Your LinkedIn Profile

Sure, you may be motivated, passionate, and creative, but these buzzwords just make you sound like everyone else.<p>When you’re describing your experience and applying for a job do you let potential employers know that you’re motivated? Nice word—but everyone else uses it, too. “Motivated,” in fact, …

How the Family of the Man Who Discovered Pluto Feel About the New Horizons Flyby

Clyde Tombaugh's ashes sailed past Pluto yesterday. Here's how his children felt as the first close-ups came in.<p>In 1930, Clyde Tombaugh spotted a moving object between a series of photographic plates taken at the Lowell Observatory. It wasn't quite the Planet X that was first reported. But the …

Solar System

They're The First Black Africans To Ride In The Tour De France

Few places are as rich in cycling lore as the Col du Tourmalet, the brutal 6,939-foot pass in the French Pyrenees that has been a mainstay of the Tour de France since 1910. This is where history is written and legends are made.<p>Eugene Christophe, for example, famously broke the fork on his bike in …

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

Online Education

Iranian 'Tinder' Seeks to Encourage Marriage But Not Dating

Iran has launched its first official matchmaking website to try to encourage more young people to marry.<p>Nearly half of all Iranians from 18 to 35 are …

The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream?<p>Heavy questions. One researcher believes that writing down the answers can be decisive for students.<p>He …

The 10 Best New Cameras (and the Bags to Carry Them In)

Unless you are a professional photographer or a tourist on the trip of a lifetime, the idea of toting a camera around day-to-day might seem like a foolish waste of precious handbag space. But before you dismiss the freestanding camera as a museum piece, consider this: Not even the most up-to-date …

How Colleges Stop Depressed Students From Returning To Campus

Students deemed too risky for campus are put on medical leave that can end up being permanent. How can schools balance students' rights with campus safety concerns?<p>Early in the morning on Oct. 10, 2014, Dave woke up to the Northwestern University campus police knocking on his dorm room door. They …

Mental Health

3 cool technologies that could save the world's water

One company uses moss to clean water, while another purifies it by passing it through stone. A third promises a new technology that can cut the cost of turning sea water into drinking water by 70%.<p>All these firms are out of Minnesota, where talent from a longstanding group of industries is …

Choosing a college major? Read this first

People pick a college major for all kinds of reasons, of course, some of which have little or nothing to do with money. Even so, and especially now …

10 Leaders Who Are Reshaping The Environmental Movement

Environmentalism has changed quite a bit in the last 10 years. From the emergence of climate change as the catalyzing issue of the 21st century to fights over the Keystone XL pipeline to the growing diversity of green groups, the environmental movement of today hardly looks like the one of …

Home by Dachi Papuashvili

Here is a house created by Dachi Papuashvili covered with wood, producing all the energy necessary for solar energy, and recovering rainwater. The …