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India is going to check if Mount Everest got a little bit shorter

In April 2015, an earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9,000 people, destroyed buildings, and triggered a series of deadly landslides. It may also have knocked Mount Everest down an inch.<p>Satellite readings taken in the aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake showed that large portions of Nepal had …

Natural Disasters

Instagram: The photographic differences between print and social media

At <i>National Geographic Traveller</i> (UK) we’re incredibly lucky to work with a host of top travel photographers based across the globe. We’re equally …

Feeling tired for no reason? Time to reset your circadian clock

Have you ever wondered why you don’t feel tired until late at night, but your spouse is fast asleep at 10pm and wakes spontaneously at 6am?<p>We each have an internal biological clock, called a circadian clock, that organizes the internal and external activities of our body around the 24-hour …

Jet Lag

E-diesel cars will have same carbon footprint as electric, says Audi

Over the course of the next 24 years, fossil fuel consumption is set to increase by 13.4 percent. To help reduce emissions and increase fuel …

Fossil Fuels

Science Says You Need to Get More Sleep (If You Want to Be Happy and Successful)

If you want to be happy and successful, science says you should get all the sleep your brain needs.<p>When you don't get enough sleep, do you feel the effects your entire next day? Do you feel your head throbbing, experience short-term memory loss, or find yourself incredibly tired for no reason? In a …

Sleep

7 Remarkably Powerful Keys to Happiness and Success (According to Science)

The good news is that happiness and success are things we can get more of.<p>Do you ever feel like you're always striving towards something--like a doing well at a job, finishing a project, or even meeting a deadline--without fully reaping the potential benefits that come after attaining it because …

personaldevelopment

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Kubo And The Two Strings

Stop-motion animation studio Laika is now four for four — there’s no sign of a dud between its debut <i>Coraline</i> in 2009 to its latest, <i>Kubo And The Two</i> …

Animation

Why You Shouldn’t Want To Always Be Happy

In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

Here's everything scientists know about how to avoid aging

A team of researchers published a thorough review of the science of why we age this week in the journal Cell. It ties together that still-young field's confusing, sometimes contradictory findings into a single coherent whole and offers the most complete explanation I've seen anywhere as to why …

Researchers create temporary tattoos you can use to control your devices

In the future, your tattoos could be much more than just ink designs.<p>Scientists have created a new kind of high-tech temporary tattoo that can act as …

Near Field Communication

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31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness