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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

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The Best Business Book I’ve Ever Read

Not long after I first met Warren Buffett back in 1991, I asked him to recommend his favorite book about business. He didn’t miss a beat: “It’s</i> …

Pentagon spurs new work on a brain implant to aid memory problems

It sounds like science fiction: A device that can be surgically installed in the brain to help form, store and recall memories.<p>But the Pentagon is betting tens of millions of dollars that so-called neuroprosthetics will someday be used by victims of traumatic brain injuries and other conditions to …

The Brain

Monaco billionaire's son-in-law accused of ordering her murder

As in the best crime thrillers, detectives hunting the killers who gunned down wealthy Riviera property magnate Hélène Pastor discovered the devil was in the detail – in this case the shower gel.<p>It was the clue left in a hotel room that led police to Wojciech Janowski, Poland's honorary consul to …

Video: As the iPhone Turns 7, Some Fun Facts About the Original

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What Happens If You Have A Heart Attack In Space?

I flew in zero-G with a team of college students testing a device that could save astronauts' lives.<p>We're weightless, about 34,000 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, trying not to vomit from motion sickness while wiggling an ultrasound probe into the esophagus of a $26,000 mannequin. In a moment, the …

Computer Science

Top secret(s): the truths behind 10 of the world's great wonders

Ever visit an incredible site in some exotic land and wonder how it was built? The notice board just lists a few meaningless dates, or a guide rattles off a bunch of jargon-packed phrases, but you want the real dirt. Here we reveal the ingenious engineering behind 10 of the world's most epic …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

This Brilliant Graphic Shows You Which Country Discovered Every Element In The Periodic Table

When it comes to discovering elements, the U.K. is at the top of the table.<p>This periodic-table graphic was posted by Google Science Fair on Sunday, and it shows which nations discovered each element.<p>Leading the charge, the U.K. has discovered 24 elements, closely followed by the U.S. with 21, …

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A Jewish Rabbi counted 248 Commandments and 365 Prohibitions in Scripture. David in Psalm 15 brought it down to just 11, Micah to only 3. But the …

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Man Loses Pulse For 45 Minutes, Wakes Up With Incredible Vision of Afterlife

A trucker in Ohio shocked hospital staff after coming back to life nearly an hour after he lost his pulse following a massive heart attack — but it’s …

APOD: Over the Top (2014 Jun 19) Image Credit & Copyright: Luc Perrot http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140619.html Explanation: The central bulge of our Milky Way Galaxy rises above a sea of clouds in this ethereal scene. An echo of the Milky Way's dark dust lanes, the volcanic peak in foreground silhouette is on France's Réunion Island in the southern Indian Ocean. Taken in February, the photograph was voted the winner of the 2014 International Earth and Sky Photo Contest's Beauty of the Night Sky Category. This and other winning and noteable images from the contest were selected from over a thousand entries from 55 countries around planet Earth. Also featured in the contest compilation video (vimeo), the moving images are a testament to the importance and beauty of our world at night. http://www.lucperrot.fr/ http://twanight.org/contest Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=140619 #APOD