Aaron Lao

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Are You Smarter Than A 15-Year-Old?

"How well do today's schools prepare for tomorrow's world?"<p>That's the question in a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. This group administers the Program for International Student Assessment to 15-year-olds in 75 countries. The goal is to find out whether …

Education

The day when roads will harness solar energy is drawing near

There are some 60 million kilometers (37.3 million miles) of roadways in the world, just sitting there. But adapting these surfaces to do anything besides passively carry traffic has proved difficult and prohibitively expensive.<p>Past attempts include trying to convert the vibrations on roads into …

Clean Energy

Galaxies are killed through strangulation, new research shows

Astronomers may have solved the decades-long cosmic murder mystery of what kills most galaxies in the universe: They are strangled to death, so they …

How Your Mind Affects Your Body

We are at last beginning to show that there is an intimate and dynamic relationship between what is going on with our feelings and thoughts and what happens in the body. A <i>Time</i> magazine special showed that happiness, hopefulness, optimism and contentment, "Appear to reduce the risk or limit the …

Mindfulness

9 Irrefutable Reasons You Should Start a Business Today | Inc.com

Starting a business is <i>hard</i>, both physically and emotionally. Doubt, anxiety, despair--along the way, every entrepreneur struggles with those feelings.<p>So why are company founders willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure?<p>Easy. They're …

Motivation

The 2015 Undrafted All-Stars: Toasting 10 College Football Stars Who Deserved Better NFL Draft Fates

Every year, the last player selected in the NFL draft earns the title of Mr. Irrelevant, a label that packages a fundamental insult as a mild …

7 Landscape Photography Mistakes That Could be Ruining Your Photos

If your photos aren’t turning out the way you expect them to, new gear is not necessarily the answer. In fact, chances are you are making one of …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

We got the week off to a great start with our list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and there are still a few apps on that list that …

Apps

Leaked Email From Marvel CEO Is A Listicle About Why Women Can’t Be Superheroes

Just a few weeks ago, Wikileaks published more than 30,000 documents from the Sony hack, the huge release of confidential data by cyber criminals who …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Football (U.S.)

'Alone time' is really good for you

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

Psychology