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Steve Jobs didn’t build that: The truth about the Mac empire you won’t learn from his biopic

<b>(Universal Pictures)</b><p>There is no iPhone without public funding. An economics professor strips our greatest innovators of their mystique<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>October 28, 2015 3:44pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>Mariana Mazzucato is a professor in the Economics of Innovation</i> …

Economics

Nat Geo Presents Gear of the Year for Fall and Winter 2015

Hot on the heals of <i>Outside</i> magazine's 2016 winter buyer's guide comes National Geographic Adventure's picks for the absolute best outdoor gear for …

Outdoors Gear

75 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

How many of these do you get wrong?<p>Using the right word can matter. Using the wrong word can matter even more. I once lost a potential writing gig because I used "who" instead of "whom" in a proposal letter.<p>(And I still have trouble getting "who" and "whom" right.)<p>Even just one incorrectly used …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Physics

Overwhelmed? Overworked? The Cure for Work Overload.

This story originally appeared on BBC Capital<p>Feeling overworked? Overwhelmed? Unhappy? These have become such common refrains in the workplace these days that it’s hard to remember what it was like to feel just… normal.<p>Despite the faster pace of business these days, there are ways to take back …

Relationships

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Reducing Belly Fat By Doing Yoga

People who are fat or obese often have the misconception that by doing yoga they would not be able to reduce their belly fat. However, this is …

Learn to Lose Belly Fat With Yoga Exercises

For thousands of years, people all over the world have been depending on yoga exercises to look and feel marvelous. After all, yoga gives folks a …

Five-Click Leadership: How Introverts Can Get Ahead

<i>This post was co-written by Jon Victor.</i><p>The CEO of a major multinational came to class and told us that as an introverted leader, he had to put his “game face” on whenever he left his floor. If you want to be the CEO of a big company, he said, you need to act like an extrovert at times. To do this, …

How the French Think by Sudhir Hazareesingh review – from Descartes to Asterix the Gaul

It’s true the French have solved all the mysteries of how to live well, but this fascinating book doesn’t always fulfil its debonair promise – and it fails to mention Piaf or Satie<p>Everyone wants to know how the French do it. The success of books such as <i>French Women Don’t Get Fat</i>, <i>French Children</i> …

8 Traits That Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson, and Other Extremely Successful Leaders Have

While there are hundreds of factors that can contribute to greatness, these are the ones that lay the foundation for achievement in any field.<p>Each person's path to success may be unique, but there are many commonalities among the world's most successful people.<p>For his book, "The 8 Traits Successful …

Success

7 Not-So-Typical Success Tips That Challenge The Status Quo

With the internet, it’s easy to get any kind of advice on success out there. Bloggers are sharing their life stories. Successful people are dishing …

The 'F*ck That' Meditation Video Helps You Breathe Out the BS

The most soothing voice, the most profane words—finally, a guided meditation for modern yogis! (NSFW)<p>You’ve tried guided meditation, but someone …

Classical sculptures dressed as hipsters look contemporary and totally badass

66 comments<p>I have just discovered a whole new dimension to classical sculpture. If you dress the sculptures as hipsters it gives them an awesome new …

Archaeologists Suspect Vampire Burial; An Undead Primer

Discovery of a suspected vampire burial site is not a first for archaeologists.<p><b>When archaeologists opened an ancient grave at a highway construction site near Gliwice, Poland, they came across a scene from a horror movie: a suspected vampire burial.</b><p>Interred in the ground were skeletal remains of …

A former Microsoft engineer says the company's crazy holographic headset felt so real it actually scared him during a test

It seems so realistic, in fact, that one former Microsoft engineer almost believed that the virtual objects the HoloLens projected on to the scene were actually there in the room with him.<p>Michael Hoffman left Microsoft in June after working at the company for about a year as a principal engineering …

Augmented Reality

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The coming era of civil disobedience

The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, has ordered a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the state Capitol.<p>Calling the Commandments …

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

Dawn of the cyborgs: how humans will turn themselves into gods

Historian Yuval Harari says humanity is heading for an upgrade – via biological manipulation or the creation of a race of cyborgs

In Defense of a Try-Hard Generation

Though Baby Boomers may criticize Millennials for being self-centered, careerist, and politically dispassionate, they are really just adapting to the world they live in today.<p>Graduation season is almost done, and it has brought the usual spate of commencement speeches that urge graduates to follow …

College & University

The Physical Effects of Living in Space Could Create a New Human Species

What if one day we encounter aliens, and they are our descendants?<p>Societies living off-Earth sounds like a concept from science fiction. We spend our lives pinned to the planet. In half a century of human space flight, fewer than 600 people have traveled to low Earth orbit, and just 12 have stood …

Space Travel

This 20-Year-Old Inventor Said He Could Clean Up The Ocean–Now He’s Really Doing It

The talk has now been viewed almost 2 million times, and Slat is a minor celebrity in his native Holland. But most remarkably, he’s actually followed …

Pollution

Is Getting Old A Disease?

Drug researchers are trying to convince the FDA that the answer is yes<p>On June 24, researchers will meet with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a very specific reason: they want to test a drug that might slow the aging process. If they succeed, they will show for the first time that aging …

Medicine