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Maxwell's equations: 150 years of light

A century and a half ago, James Clerk Maxwell submitted a long paper to the Royal Society containing his famous equations. Inspired by Michael Faraday’s experiments and insights, the equations unified electricity, magnetism and optics. Their far-reaching consequences for our civilisation, and our …

Equations

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Quantum computing breakthrough: Engineers manage to write quantum code to silicon chip

Engineers have been able to successfully write the quantum version of a computer code to a silicon chip for the very first time – a breakthrough that …

Paris attacks: Anonymous declares war on Islamic State

Hacker group Anonymous says in a video that it will "hunt" Islamic State after its terrorist attacks in Paris, France on Friday<p>Anonymous has posted a video declaring war against Islamic State following a series of terror attacks in Paris that have left at least 129 people dead.<p>The hacker group, …

Cyber-attacks

Google and NASA Team Up on Quantum Computer

The next generation of computers is a few years off, but it’s pretty damn cool.<p>It’s like no computer you’ve ever seen, nor are you likely to ever …

Why ‘Teleportation’ Is No Longer Science Fiction

For many people the word “teleportation” conjures up “Beam me up, Scotty” images from “Star Trek.” But in the last two decades, quantum …

12 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

They understand what success really means--and that's why they practice these simple habits every day.<p><i>Success</i> is an interesting word. The dictionary says it's "the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame," but dig a little deeper and you'll find that it means different things to …

Stephen Hawking fears competent machines, not malicious ones

Like any good scientist, Stephen Hawking has taken his time. A Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) that collected questions from the site's users back in July is today being answered comprehensively by the world's most famous living physicist. Unsurprisingly, given his high profile and the extended period …

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Upgrades: Sony Xperia Z, HTC, and Samsung Smartphones To Benefit

Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrades for a range of smartphones will be released on Oct. 5, it has been announced. (Photo : Reuters)<p>Android 6.0 …

Android News

11 Things Happy Couples Never Do

Or not often, at least.<p><i>This article was written by Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very …

How to Set Goals and Meet Them: 8 Steps for Success

Are you having a hard time achieving your goals? It can be easy to lose sight of the bigger picture when you’re wrapped up in the busy day-to-day of …

Productivity

8 Things Successful People Do Day By Day

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

Secrets To Success: 6 Tips From The Most Successful People

What are the secrets to success? Well, successful people work hard. But you work hard too, right?And if you keep working harder and harder you’re …

Success

The 17 best smartphones in the world

Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy right now in the US based on factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We've included the approximate unsubsidized cost for each.

Samsung Galaxy

Why Keeping Your Goals Secret Is the Best Way To Be Successful

Experts have been advising for years that sharing your goals with other people increases your commitment to them.<p>When you do, you feel accountable. …

Self-improvement

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Dr. Wayne Dyer's 11 Best Lessons for Achieving Success

Dr. Wayne Dyer not only achieved great success in his lifetime, but also taught countless others how to achieve it themselves. Here are 11 of his greatest lessons to take with you.<p>It was the 1970s, when people realized they could help themselves achieve success and step out of the bounds of …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

A New Definition of Success That Can Change Your Life

Are you chasing the wrong definition of success? If you aren't happy, the answer is most likely yes.<p>Success. How do you define it?<p>If you’re the Merriam-Webster dictionary you define success as “the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.” That’s how most people think of success, if …

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

What every 20-something should do now to be more successful

<i>Answer by Evan Asano, CEO and founder of Mediakix.com, on Quora.</i><p><b>Read</b> <b>ferociously</b> (everything you can get your hands on). Join a book club. Imbibe …

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, Band 2, and new Lumias set for October launch event

A massive hardware event<p>Microsoft is planning to hold a massive hardware launch event in October. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the software giant will use the event to unveil two new Lumia handsets, the Surface Pro 4, and a Microsoft Band 2. Chinese site <i>WPDang</i> first …

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New Study Shows THIS One Thing Makes a Happy Couple

Being genuinely happy for your partner seems like a given. When they get that big promotion they’ve been after or finally run that eight-minute mile they’ve been working on, you should be just as stoked as they are. But we’re human and let’s be honest, sometimes if something doesn’t directly …

Galaxy S6 (left) versus iPhone 6 (right)

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

25 scientific ways your childhood influences your success as an adult

From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can …

Communication Skills

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

12 Commandments for a Happy Life and Soul

<b>1. Choose happiness. Radiate it.</b><p>Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your best to live in high vibration energy like love, peace, fun and joy -- for your own wellbeing and fulfillment, and for the positive ripple effect it has on those around you and the entire …

Happiness

7 ways to dominate your 20s

Lets face it, if you are in your 20s, you are in your freaking prime.<p>Your metabolism hasn't slowed down too much, your acne is starting to clear up, your parents are possibly starting to respect you, and you're hopefully starting to make some money while trying to figure out where you "belong" in …