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The Dumbest Legal Mistakes Early Startups Make

Legal issues are often at the back of an entrepreneur's mind in the excitement of launching a startup<p>Legal issues are often at the back of an entrepreneur's mind in the excitement of launching a startup. But just because you are small doesn't mean that people are going to let things slide when you …

7 Bad Habits You Can Drop Today to Become Ultra-Successful | Inc.com

The internet is chock full of advice on which habits will boost your success--in the morning, nighttime, and anywhere in between.<p>I can attest that the right habits will do wonders. However, the thing about habits is that they're so ingrained in our minds and so routine that we barely notice …

Self-improvement

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

25 Scientific Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Did you know that there are fire tornadoes on the sun bigger than Earth itself? Or that the human brain has more synapses than the Milky Way has …

NASA on Interstellar Travel: "There Is No Known Reason Why We Cannot Do This"

Achieving near-relativistic speeds is the "holy grail" of space travel, as it would allow humanity to visit potentially habitable exoplanets, explore …

Earth's true colors shine through to space (pictures)

Forget the Apple TV — this dirt-cheap Google gadget revolutionised my living room

Lucid dreams are key to understanding consciousness

Flickr Creative Commons/Moyan Brenn<p>We spend around six years of our lives dreaming – that’s 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can be aware of the perceptions and emotions we experience in our dreams, we are not conscious in the same way as when we’re awake. This explains why we can’t …

Happy Holidays! 6 Documentaries on Netflix That Will Change the Way You Think About Animals

‘Tis the season to be jolly … and to curl up in your pajamas, enjoy some vegan egg nog, and turn on a good movie. After the presents have been …

National Parks

Taco Shop Mocks Burglars, Turns Break-In Footage Into Hilarious Commercial

Nacho average restaurant.<p>A Las Vegas taco shop has turned a break-in into a unique advertising opportunity.<p>Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos released security footage that shows two burglars attempting to smash through a glass door and rummaging through restaurant on Dec. 16. Thanks to some crafty …

UK government proposes powers for Bank of England to regulate buy-to-let | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government proposed on Thursday that the Bank of England be given powers to regulate the mortgages extended to small investors buying rental property.<p>A woman walks past a row of houses in London, Britain June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett<p>The Bank can already limit …

A New Kind of Bionic Eye Will Feed Images Directly Into Your Brain

Most types of bionic vision rely on using large parts of the existing human visual system to restore sight. But a new technique will simply feed the …

Monash University

Discovery of habitable planet could mean alien life is 'incredibly close', say scientists

Australian researchers have found a potentially inhabitable planet - called Wolf 1061c – which is 14 light years away, about a third closer than the nearest such planet<p>Alien life could be closer than previously thought after Australian scientists found the closest potentially habitable planet to …

New South Wales

Bernie just might pull this off: What the latest poll numbers really mean

While the media fixates on Trump’s every utterance, the Vermont senator has pulled neck and neck with Hillary<p>With the mainstream media fixated on Donald Trump and the GOP’s gyrations over his widening lead, it’s easy to overlook the fact that the Democratic race has become a tightening contest …

What is the purpose of the Universe? Here is one possible answer.

The more we learn about the universe, the more we discover just how diverse all its planets, stars, nebulae and unexplained chunks of matter really …

Dark Matter

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Elon Musk just made an incredibly important point about solar energy

Visionaries like Elon Musk know how underrated solar power is.<p>In an interview on December 15 at the American Geophysical Union meeting, Musk mentioned that if we covered just a corner of Utah or Nevada with solar panels, we could power the entire US, as Nature News' Lauren Morello reported.<p>This …

This New Web Browser Made Me Give Up Google Chrome

Vivaldi’s inventive new features help get things done on the web.<p>I used to love Google Chrome for its speed and minimalism, but lately our relationship has deteriorated.<p>Lately, Google’s web browser has seemed sluggish–not just in terms of performance, but in its willingness to try new ideas. While …

Tossing and turning? 5 tips that will guarantee a better night's sleep

We talk a lot about mornings, but evening rituals are just as important.<p>In fact, a great morning usually begins the night before. Allowing your body to get the rest it needs means you'll be ready to rock the following day!<p>You probably already know the first steps to ensuring a restful night — skip …

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Melanie Greenberg<p>December 1, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid …

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

20 Hilarious Job Interview GIFs That Will Make You Laugh

Showing <b>1</b> of <b>21</b><p>Interviews are awkward. You’re doing your all to put your best foot forward, but you’re also kinda trying to be yourself at the same …

Earth's First Continents 'Oozed' From Crust

The Earth was a very different place 4 billion years ago: The planet was much hotter — uninhabitable for even the hardiest forms of life — and the …

Scientists aim to tackle malaria by creating insects unable to spread the parasite, but caution urged over unpredictable ecological consequences<p>Hundreds of genetically modified mosquitoes that are incapable of spreading the malaria parasite to humans have been created in a laboratory as part of a …

Genetics

We found a 5-year-old startup that's profitable and generating tens of millions — and it didn’t burn gobs of cash to get there

"Doing a startup here was unusual," he says. "Foursquare and Etsy did carry the torch a little."<p>Five years after Sharma started Movable Ink in 2010, he's still a bit unusual, even though there's a bumper crop of startup founders in New York. That's because he has carefully built a profitable …

There's a mission to this mysterious water world that could detect the first alien life

Their spacecraft, called the Europa Multi-Flyby Mission, would orbit Jupiter, taking frequent passes by Europa for a close look at its surface.<p>But there is another important piece of the puzzle that NASA is exploring, and in a recent conversation with US Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), Ars …

DNA from teeth discovered in Siberia suggest that an extinct human species lived there for 60,000 years

Until now, Denisovans were represented only by DNA from a finger bone found in Siberia's Denisova Cave in 2008.<p>Evolutionary geneticist Susanna Sawyer of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and her colleagues have now extracted nuclear and mitochondrial DNA …