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Gravity waves and the metaphysics of love

Einstein and Newton were right, but so was Dante. Opposites attract<p>The detection of gravitational waves is a great breakthrough for science, as a finding predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity, but it is also something in which non-scientists may rejoice. Fortunately for us …

Physics

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

Proof It Takes More Than Talent To Be Successful

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Self-improvement

Main Street Morning: Fired Wal-Mart worker wins a $31 million discrimination suit

<i>Welcome to Main Street Morning, The Washington Post’s daily collection of news affecting entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses with a special focus on policy and government.</i><p>Here’s what’s affecting my small business, my clients and other entrepreneurs today.<p><b>Washington</b><p>The Senate Foreign …

Bernie Sanders

This is how the world's first Hyperloop pod might actually look

A team of students from MIT have won a competition to design pods for the still-unbuilt Hyperloop transportation system.<p>More than 100 university …

7 beautiful national parks where you can explore Australia's Indigenous heritage

Australia has its fair share of stunning landscapes to get lost in, but many are also a chance to learn about the country's diverse Indigenous …

Chemistry: Four elements added to periodic table

<b>Four chemical elements have been formally added to the periodic table, completing the scheme's seventh row.</b><p>They are the first to be included in the table since 2011, when elements 114 and 116 were added.<p>The first true iteration of the table was produced in 1869 by the Russian chemist Dmitri …

Chemistry

Porsche will stop selling certain models of its best-selling SUV because of Volkswagen's emissions scandal

The SUV features the 3.0-liter V6 TDI engine named in the US Environmental Protection Agency's expanded accusations against Volkswagen.<p>Those allegations claim that Volkswagen's 2.0-liter TDI engine <i>and</i> its 3.0-liter V6 TDI engine are equipped with emissions-cheating devices.<p>In a statement issued …

Cities To See Before They Sink Beneath The Sea

Visit these coastal and river port cities around the world sooner rather than later. Among them are first-world cities like New York and Amsterdam. Others are in poor nations like Bangladesh. Many are in Asia. But all are exposed now more than any time in their history to rising oceans and the …

The 11 Most Common Mistakes First-Time Business Owners Make | Inc.com

Startups are hard. And if you're a rookie founder, things could fall apart easily.<p>So how do you make sure you don't make dumb mistakes as a first-timer?<p>One way is to learn from the past and see what mistakes other people have made.<p>We've combed through Quora to find out the most common mistakes …

Business Strategy

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Deep In The Amazon, An Unseen Battle Over The Most Valuable Trees

In this part of the Amazon rain forest, they call it "the war over wood."<p>It has front lines.<p>One of them is here, in Machadinho d'Oeste in the western Brazilian state of Rondonia.<p>The self-described "Guardians of the Forest" defending the land don't look like fighters, at least when we first meet …

Amazon Rainforest

See The Bizarre New Space Suits That Will Take Us To Mars

When Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov conducted the world’s first space walk in 1965, the mission nearly ended in catastrophe. After 12 minutes outside the Voskhod spacecraft, the vacuum of space had caused Leonov’s suit to inflate so much he couldn’t get through the air lock. He was forced to …

9 apps star Instagrammers use to make their photos look amazing

Whether you're obsessed with Instagram or just enjoy taking pictures with your phone, chances are you could learn a thing or two about what goes into editing great photos.<p>It's time to learn from the best.<p>Tech Insider talked to six famous Instagrammers about their favorite apps and editing tricks …

Would you edit your unborn child’s genes so they were successful?

The phrase “designer babies” has been bandied around for decades, but parents seeking to design a baby currently have limited options. They can seek to avoid the birth of a baby with a specific genetic condition, or of an undesired sex, through pre-implantation genetic diagnoses (PGD) which …

Molecular Biology

Russian plane's 'black box recorded unusual sounds'

Russian media reports say unusual sounds have been heard from cockpit recordings at the moment a Russian passenger plane crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula at the weekend.<p>The news came after revelations by US broadcasters that satellite images had detected a heat flash at the time of the crash that …

Airplanes

Cancer cells from a tapeworm form tumors in patient with HIV

A rare infection caused by a common parasite<p>For the first time, cancer cells originating from a common tapeworm have been found inside a patient with HIV. The cells formed into cancer-like tumors that looked nearly identical to human tumors in the patient's body.<p>The unique case, detailed by the …

Microsoft just buried the hatchet with another huge and bitter rival, Red Hat

Linux is a free and open source competitor to Windows offered by a number of players, with Red Hat being the biggest.<p>Microsoft has had Linux computer servers on Azure for a couple of years now but Azure never supported Microsoft's arch rival Red Hat. Microsoft was instead offering versions that …

Red Hat

China buys Airbus jets worth $17B during Merkel visit

Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also attended the signing Thursday of agreements between Nokia Corp. and phone carrier China Mobile Ltd. and between Volkswagen AG and a Chinese bank, ICBC Ltd.<p>The China Foreign Exchange Trade System and Deutsche Borse, which operates the Frankfurt Stock …

International Monetary Fund

Top 10 Oceanfront Cities

Travel Photography

This Week In Tesla News: Self-Driving And Reliability In Focus

This past week Tesla Motors had to contend with some thorny issues including a critical survey from Consumer Reports and doubts about its vaunted Autopilot self-driving tech.<p><b>Reliability dings:</b> The week started with a negative “predicted reliability” survey from Consumer Reports that claimed a …

Tesla

Europe's largest carmaker is battling the biggest business crisis in its 78-year history

The German company also plans to re-use as many parts as possible in the next generation of its popular Golf model to save hundreds of millions of euros, according to the Manager Magazin report, which cited Volkswagen sources.<p>Europe's largest carmaker is battling the biggest business crisis in its …

Star Wars ‘Force Awakens’ on China’s Great Wall: Pictures

Beijing

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

Mindfulness

Refugees who changed the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> They are destitute, desperate but determined. Thousands of them flee their homes every year, risking their lives in unseaworthy boats or crammed in trucks.<p>Refugees struggling to find a new life in Europe have seized the world's attention. In some places, they have faced a backlash from …

Albert Einstein

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear | Inc.com

Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary journey that can yield epic highs.<p>But mountain climbing is not the only metaphorical stand-in for the thrills and chills of the …

University of Tennessee

Beached in Brazil, a Young Penguin Finds His Human Soul Mate

Jinjing swims off for months but always returns to his widower friend; ‘like a son’<p>PROVETÁ, Brazil—On a steamy tropical island in Brazil, a tuxedoed traveler found a soul mate.<p>Why else would a penguin named Jinjing, native to chilly Patagonia roughly 2,000 miles away, keep returning to a warm …

Brazil

Everyday Empathy in the Photographs of Michael Dressel

<i>Michael Dressel, Los Angeles, 2014</i><p>Born in 1958, Michael Dressel grew up behind the Iron Curtain in East Berlin obsessed with film and desiring to be a painter. In attempting to escape the Worker's Paradise he was captured climbing the wall and spent two years in a Stasi prison, years he calls "the …

Deadly rocket attack hits protest in Libya's Benghazi

At least five people have been killed and 30 others wounded in Benghazi when rockets hit protesters who gathered in Libya's second largest city to demonstrate against a United Nations-proposed peace deal, medics said.<p>Hundreds of people had gathered in the centre of the eastern city on Friday to …

Middle East