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Historical Evidence That Jesus Rose From the Dead

The historical evidence for the resurrection of Christ is very good. Scholars such as William Lane Craig, J.P. Moreland, Gary Habermas, and others …

Theology

The Neuroscience of Perseverance

Perseverance separates the winners from the losers in both sports and life. Are you someone who perseveres despite difficulties and setbacks, or do …

Motivation

14 Things Successful People Do On Sunday Nights

To cure those Sunday night blues.<p>The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday …

Time Management

Rich people choose their friends differently than the rest of us

Who you associate with on a regular basis determines the circumstances of your life.<p>In my extensive research for my book <i>Change Your Habits Change</i> …

Self-improvement

Scientists are making carbon fiber from plants instead of petroleum

Cheaper, plant-based carbon fiber could be used to make lighter cars that consume less fuel.<p>Carbon fiber is the Superman of materials. Five times stronger than steel and a fraction of the weight, it is used in everything from tennis rackets to golf clubs to bicycles to wind turbine blades to …

Engineering

Researchers Discover Excitonium - a Weird New Form of Matter

Researchers create a new form of matter, first theorized 50 years ago.<br>Read More

Quantum Mechanics

These 10 Quotes by Steve Jobs, Dale Carnegie, Dr. Seuss, and Others Are Sure to Inspire Joy in the Workplace | Inc.com

In our already busy lives, most of us find our days consumed by our work and the office. There is no denying it -- we do have to work in order to provide for our families and ourselves, and to feel the sense of accomplishment that comes from achieving difficult goals. But you can offset daily …

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull<p>"It may not be the newest shiny object on the shelf, but …

Hedge Funds

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do | Inc.com

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance …

Motivation

28 Maps That Will Completely Destroy Your Worldview

Where can I move so that I'll be as far away from people as possible?<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Mount Everest

Month-Long Diabetes Control Possible with New Injection | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>A new biopolymer-containing formulation may improve the delivery of glucose-control medication, extending the time a single …

Diabetes

15 Ways to Empower Others in 15 Minutes

<i>“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” – Lao …

Aung San Suu Kyi

The Reinvention of the Guitar That Defined Rock ’n’ Roll

You might not know that Leo Fender—a radio and electronics repairman who never played guitar—created it. You might not know that it’s 67 years old and exists in the same fundamental state now as it did in 1950. You might not know that it produces a spectrum of magical sounds that have likely …

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

European Travel

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During these times, sometimes you need a …

Coldest Place In The Universe? NASA Wants To Create It On ISS With Future SpaceX Cargo Mission

In the relative vacuum of outer space, it is very, very cold but even the coldest known place in the universe is not the coldest it can theoretically …

10 Of The World’s Coolest Apartment Buildings

A new book explores how visionary architects have taken small spaces in dense cities and created beautiful, livable apartment buildings.<p>As more people move to cities, architects and developers have to design and build enough housing to fit them all—and within a landscape that’s already extremely …

Architecture

Airbus reveals a modular, self-piloting flying car concept

Airbus has been talking about its Vahana flying autonomous vehicle project for a while now, but at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, it’s showing off a concept design created in partnership with Italdesign. The demonstration vehicle offers modular functionality, meaning it an operate both on the …

Flying Car

How to Reverse Diabetes

1 in 3 Americans could have it by 2050 if current trends continue. Follow this plan to stay out of danger and avoid becoming a statistic<p>Kevin Mamon has no excuse. He was warned. He knows it, and his medical records prove it. Four years ago, a test showed that he had prediabetes, which, as the name …

This Mental Trick Makes Your Workouts Easier

So convincing are the health benefits of exercise that it’s a wonder we don’t all run to work every day. That’s until you consider the downside of …

Research

45 Years Ago: Queen Play Their First Show With Classic Lineup

Barely a year after making their live debut, Queen found the foursome that would propel them to international stardom. The group showed off their new …

Classic Rock

Explore Mars with 360-degree image shot by NASA Curiosity Rover

Earlier this year, NASA released a 360-degree image from the perspective of the Curiosity Mars Rover. The scene is made up of a combination of …

Mars Rover

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We're always chasing something--be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, "When (blank) happens, I'll finally be happy."<p>While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn't last. A study from Northwestern University …

Happiness

These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them)

As work changes at warp speed, here are 2025’s hottest job sectors (and the skills you’ll need to work in them).<p>Two-thirds of Americans believe that, in 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans now do. The World Economic Forum’s 2016 report, <i>The Future of Jobs</i>, estimates that 5 …

World Economic Forum

17 Things Everyone Needs to Know How to Do | Inc.com

Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get there, you need to master some basic skills and fundamental wisdom.<p>Here are 17 things I'm asked about most often.<p>This list is far from comprehensive. There's more to come, …

Self-improvement

34 Remarkable and Surprising Things About The Future

I’ve been reading and thinking about the future a lot recently, and decided to spend a week “nerding out” at Singularity University, to satisfy my …

Why Swimming Is The Best Exercise Ever

Finding the perfect exercise regimen can feel like its own workout. Running might be too uninteresting, Crossfit could be too intimidating, spinning classes may be too loud.<p>Enter this tried and true workout you may not have considered: swimming.<p>Sure, the exercise may seem like a hassle. You have to …

Exercise

10 Ways to Make Her Happy

Remember the old adage: "If she's not happy, he's not happy."<p>As in all such sayings, there's a kernel of truth in this one. When my son was a young boy, I taught him how to master the art of intimacy. I told him that if he learned this, he would live a happy life.<p>Because life is all about …

Happiness