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Psychologists and experts explain how to stop being a 'chronically late insane person'

In a Wait But Why analysis of people who are habitually late—whether it's to work, social engagements, or major appointments—Tim Urban concludes that some members of this group, including himself, could be deemed Chronically Late Insane People (CLIP). As classified by Urban, these individuals are …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

How This Startup Coach Helps Founders Around The World Raise Millions

<i>This is the first “Master Class” in a new Geek Girl Rising series offering tips to female founders.</i><p><i>Win wallets first, then hearts.</i> – Andrea Barrica, 500 Startups<p>Andrea Barrica has seen thousands of pitches in her role as venture partner and “pitch coach” at 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley …

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until …

11 of the best modern sci-fi authors to read this Science Fiction Day

<b>Science fiction is having a moment.</b><p>Posters for Amazon’s serialisation of Philip K Dick’s Man In The High Castle have shocked and confused public …

9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Woman Whose Gut Brews Booze Edition

A woman beat a DWI charge thanks to yeast in her gut, and real winter is coming in about four weeks. Those and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.

How my startup lost Rs15 lakh and shut down before its first anniversary

I thought I would make millions of dollars through my startup, but I failed miserably.<p>I had read amazing stories of startups like Flipkart and Zomato, but nobody told me that 90% of new companies fail within two years of taking their initial steps.<p>I failed in my first year.<p>I sometimes feel cheated, …

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Scientists may have just discovered the secret to being charismatic

The secret? They're quick thinkers.<p>The study, led by William von Hippel at the University of Queensland in Australia, featured two experiments involving a total of 417 participants. All participants took intelligence and personality tests; they also had friends rate them on how charismatic and …

The 10 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2015

Speed your power to change your world with this year's innovations<p>In a stunning year for technology, 2015 brought us a number of new surprises. Which of these tech disruptions matters most to you?<p>1. Your new chauffeur just parked out front.<p>Tesla released a software update that suddenly put assisted …

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Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

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