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Moscow has a weird reason for soaking everything in water

I saw the vehicles blast the roadways with high-pressure hose water every day during my trip.<p>They ran day or night, rain or shine, and as I later learned, they weren't just trying to clean the roads.<p>The trucks tend to ride side-by-side in fleets, one per lane, and their drivers didn't seem to mind …

Roads

Where In Our Galaxy Are All The Aliens?

There may be billions of habitable worlds throughout the Milky Way, but where are the radio-blasting, starship-sailing aliens? Where are our cosmic …

A Navy SEAL shares 8 secrets to grit and resilience

The emerging science of grit and resilience is teaching us a lot about why some people redouble their efforts when the rest of us are heading for the door.<p>Research is great, but it's always nice to talk to someone who's been there firsthand, and to see how theory holds up against reality. So who …

Nobel Prize

The Most Critical Key to Success May Surprise You

Study those who've gone before. You'll learn how little you really know, and how few of your ideas are really original. You'll also learn how to become truly great.<p><i>What is the key to success? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Rod D. Martin , founder and CEO of</b> …

Democratic Party
Paranormal

New photos show Pluto is as complex as 'anything we've seen' in solar system

Oh wow, Pluto. It's good to see you again.<p>New photos released Thursday beamed back from the New Horizons spacecraft show an incredible diversity of …

7 Body-Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You

And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the book and shared them below.<p>"Don't flash an immediate smile when you greet someone," says Lowndes. If you …

Public Speaking

WATCH: Now UFO conspiracists claim 'alien Black Knight satellite has visited Earth'

NASA•SECURETEAM10•YouTubeThe 1998 Nasa image left and the new Secureteam video<p>Alleged video footage of the so-called 'Black Knight satellite' moving …

Space Exploration

20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person

The world we are living in today has taken away our ability to truly appreciate the little things that we should be thankful for. Mindfulness helps …

How (and Why) to Encrypt Your Text Messages

With the NSA peering into everyone’s pockets without permission, and nosy siblings snooping through your message history while you’re away, there has …

Privacy
Income Inequality

Do These 7 Things to Get (and Stay) Motivated

How do you stay motivated and inspired? How can you keep your passion, your excitement, fired up? By reviewing these self-motivators on a regular …

Motivation

A former FBI agent reveals 7 ways your body betrays you when you're nervous

Back in our caveman days, when you saw a wild animal, you wouldn't have to stop and shout, "Lion!" Everyone in your tribe would know from your bug eyes and frozen posture that you'd just witnessed something scary and they should take action.<p>In other words, we're basically hardwired to display …

Public Speaking

How To Be Happy At Work: 10 Simple Tips That Work

Do you want to learn how to be happier at work? Here are 10 simple things that you can do that are proven to work.<p>This infographic was crafted with …

26 habits of exceptionally successful people, according to a journalist who studied 500 millionaires

Self-made industrialist Andrew Carnegie was the wealthiest man on the planet in the early 20th century and was a student of what it takes to achieve greatness. In 1908, he met with the journalist Napoleon Hill and decided that Hill would be the vehicle for sharing his strategies with the …

Self-improvement

3 Remarkably Effective Habits for a Happier, More Successful You | Inc.com

To be happy, you have to want to be happy. It is a personal choice. You can define your own happiness; it is OK. Going through life is easier when you embrace happiness and when you see life through a more positive lens. Not only that, but you will be more successful. It <i>is</i> possible--all you have to …

Happiness