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Want to work out smarter? Trick your brain with music

What songs get you moving? For cognitive scientists, researchers and now music streaming apps, the answer is in your brain.<p>Spotify announced last …

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The apocalypse is coming — is the human race even worth saving? Neal Stephenson ponders the big questions in “Seveneves”

In the SF master’s new post-post-apocalyptic epic, humanity is reduced to eight women after the moon explodes<p>Every post-apocalyptic tale is a utopian dream in disguise, which makes our current cultural obsession with the theme — from TV series like “The Walking Dead” to literary fiction like …

7 Top Futurists Make Some Pretty Surprising Predictions About What The Next Decade Will Bring

From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances in science and technology. What amazing advances are we likely to see in the <i>next</i> 10 years?<p>To find out, HuffPost Science reached out to seven top futurists …

Wall Street is warning its clients that commodity prices have disconnected from reality

Barclays, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank have all issued reports advising investors to tread carefully as energy and base metals fall prey to unstable speculative flows in the derivatives markets.<p>Oil has jumped 40pc since January even as the US, China and the world economy as a whole have been …

5 Tips for Keeping Your Day Job While Launching Your Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In an ideal world, you have at least a year’s salary saved up and you can quit your day job in order to focus 100 percent on your entrepreneurial venture. Unfortunately, that’s just not feasible for many entrepreneurs who end up being …

Fibonacci clock: can you tell the time on the world's most stylish nerd timepiece?

Hipster chronometer uses squares inside a golden rectangle to tell the time, and even doubles as a lava lamp.<p>Don’t you find clock faces quite aggressive, their hands and numbers constantly reminding you of the passing of the time?<p>If so, this beautiful invention is for you.<p>The Fibonacci clock lets …

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The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …