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This Hilarious Sick Leave Note From a Doctor is Going Viral on Reddit

If you've ever had to stay home from work with a cold or a stomach upset and then had to scramble for a doctor's note, this Reddit post will strike a …

Ancient Tomb Chiseled From a Solitary Rock in Saudi Arabia

In the barren, desert landscape of northern Saudi Arabia, an ancient tomb half-carved from a single rock rises four stories tall from the arid plain. Known as Qasr al-Farid (“lonely castle”), the unfinished structure dates back to the first century A.D. during the rule of the Nabateans. Located …

Swedish Match gears up for closely watched FDA panel meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision that could reshape U.S. tobacco regulation, a health advisory panel will vote next week on whether Swedish Match AB, a Stockholm-based maker of smokeless tobacco products known as snus, can claim they are less harmful than cigarettes.<p>The closely watched vote …

My Q and A With Rakesh Bhattacharjee, an Expert in Children's Sleep Medicine

Rakesh Bhattacharjee is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Chicago's Divisions of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the link between breathing and sleep health, social factors that can affect children's sleep, and the …

Sleep

Most Definitely Worth It: Making a Pot of Oatmeal to Last You All Week

Wanna get organized? Wanna do something good for yourself? Want this to be the best week ever? Okay, then. Go do this right now. Put 2 cups of steel-cut oats in a medium pot. Add 8 cups water and a couple pinches of salt. Bring to a boil, stir it around a couple times, then remove from heat and …

Andreas Lubitz badgered pilot into leaving cockpit of Germanwings plane, black box reveals

Voice recorder reveals co-pilot of doomed flight encouraged the captain to go to the toilet so he could be left alone to crash the plane in the French Alps<p>Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight, carefully planned his decision to lock the captain out of the cockpit and crash …

The Do's and Don'ts of the Modern Resumé (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Along with glowing references, a solid resumé is a must-have for any job applicant. But even those with great credentials need to package those achievements the right way to catch a hiring manager’s eyes.<p>How can you get yourself noticed? …

Employment

Meet The Woman Who Sold A Million Copies Of Her Coloring Books For Adults

Johanna Basford's first adult coloring book, Secret Garden, was translated into 14 languages, outselling the most popular cookbook in Paris. “I think everyone has a creative spark; they just need the opportunity to let it flourish,” she told BuzzFeed News.<p>"Sometimes the most valuable thing you can …

What Two Years in the Israeli Army Taught Me About Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why would an American college kid volunteer to spend two and a half years in one of Israel’s toughest military units? It wasn’t something that had ever crossed my mind until I read <i>A Purity of Arms</i><i>.</i> I was drawn to the seemingly impossible …

Military

Want to Be Successful? Quit Wasting Your Brain.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most productive time of the day is not early morning. Work productivity has absolutely nothing to do with your daily rituals or habits. And the truth is, your success probably has little to do with productivity in the first …

Business Strategy

The Solitude of 'Skyrim' Remains The Remedy For An Overly-Connected Age

The first thing I did when I got my new gaming PC set up was to use Internet Explorer to download Google Chrome. The second? I downloaded Steam and installed Skyrim straight away.<p>I did it as a test of sorts. I’d never played Skyrim on PC before, because my past computers have always been too …

The Elder Scrolls

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

Hackaball: A Toy for 21st Century Launched on Kickstarter

Creators Made by Many give us an insight on an epic 2-year design process<p>We've had an eye on the "Hackaball" project by London based agency Made by …

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size 1 bar<p>Servings Per Recipe 12<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 121<p><b>Calories</b> 278<p>% Daily Value*<p>23%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 15g<p>18%<p>Saturated …

Breakfast

Game players are failing in our duty to be evil

Most game players find evil paths in narrative games a big turn-off. Overwhelmingly, they follow "good" paths as the default option.<p>Statistics presented by Microsoft technical evangelist Amanda Lange at GDC today showed that, in narrative games where "good" and "evil" were clearly defined as story …

23 Mind Bending Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

<b>[Huckleberry Fine Art]</b> Artist Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada in 1959. During his childhood, he developed an interest in drawing from …

The Atlas of Beauty: Portraits of Beautiful Women in Countries Around the World

Romanian photographer Noroc Mihaela is on a mission to photograph women from every single country on Earth in order to show that beauty is found …

What pushes scientists to lie? The disturbing but familiar story of Haruko Obokata

Photograph: Haruko Obokata/AP<p>A mouse embryo formed with specially treated cells from a newborn mouse that had been transformed into stem cells.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/11/1423683645821/36c503e9-c5bb-4be2-b208-01912d5cb74e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Haruko …

The myth of pure science: It’s all about political, economic, religious interests

<b>Charles Darwin (Wikimedia/Salon)</b><p>Scientific research can flourish only in alliance with some ideology. Even Darwin couldn’t have done it alone<p>Yuval Noah Harari<p>February 16, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Sapiens”<p><b>The Ideal of Progress</b><p>Until the Scientific Revolution most human cultures did not …

1 Block of Feta Cheese, 5 Ways to Use It

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Jess Schreibstein of Witchin' in the Kitchen shows us how to transform that</i> …

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists

Children throwing tantrums should be given time to calm down on their own rather than distracted with tablets or smartphones, say researchers<p>It might be tempting to hand over an iPad to a screaming child when all else has failed to calm them down.<p>But child psychologists say it may be stunting …

5 Things Successful Parents Know About Kids And Money

Teaching kids about money is complicated. We want our kids to be responsible savers, but not greedy hoarders. We want them to be generous and philanthropic, but not naïve and idealistic. We want them to be successful, but thanks to 2,000 plus years of meek-shall-inherit-the-earth messaging from a …

EA Charging Players For Gas In New 'Need For Speed'

There are some things that we can do in video games that we can’t possibly do in real life. Some games let us fly, or unleash super-powers, or pilot fighter jets or spaceships. I call this feeling “superful.”<p>Other times, it’s the things we don’t have to do in video games that make them so great. We …

Macro Photos That Focus In on the Beautiful Details of Ordinary Things

Can you tell what the translucent object is in the photograph above? It’s a single grain of sugar captured in a macro photograph by artist Pyanek, …

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

Divorce

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

The Three Things That Will Change Your Destiny Today! by Paul McKenna – digested read

John Crace resolves to follow McKenna’s instructions for a happier life, based on the latest neuro-scientific findings in the Journal of Applied Wishful Thinking<p>It’s January. You’re feeling bad about yourself. Your life is a mess, your partner hates you and you’re in a dead-end job. I feel your …