Brandon Muise

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Psychologists Explain Why You Procrastinate — And How to Stop

From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours — or days, or weeks — too long. Procrastination is a normal, …

Procrastination

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Writing

Powers Combined: These Fitness Tracker Earbuds Do More than Play Music

<b>* 4 GB of native storage</b> <b><br>* Compatible with fitness tracking apps</b> <b><br>* Comfortable, “splash-proof and sweat-proof design” design</b><p>These Samsung fitness …

Earbuds

The 1 Habit All Intelligent People Practice

Read to discover why it's necessary.<p>Surrounded by voyeuristic screens and engulfed by never-ending stimulation, our brains are undergoing transformation. Modern life offers many advantages, not the least of which involves the technology that provides us with opportunities that our ancestors …

The search for aliens has been transformed by looking for life on planets once thought to be a waste of space

Written speculation about life beyond the confines of Earth dates back thousands of years, to the time of the Greek philosophers Epicurus and Democritus. Unrecorded curiosity about this question undoubtedly goes back much further still. Remarkably, today’s generation seems about to get an answer …

Astronomy

A New Transparent, Conductive Material Is Set to Revolutionize Our Electronics

A New Material<p>Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new material that could change technology as we know it. This nano-scale, …

Kids Who Use Smartphones Start Talking Later

Growing evidence suggests that screen time may have some negative consequences for young children’s development.<p>In a new study of nearly 900 children …

Keep the Whole Solar System to Yourself in This Tiny Bottle

Ever dream of carrying the entire solar system around in your pocket? Now you can with a little help from the 3D printing company Little Planet …

We Just Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

Mimicking the Brain<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human …

Artificial Intelligence

A New Drug May Be Able to Completely Reverse Diabetes

Defining Diabetes<p>In the global community, the number of people with diabetes has been on the rise since 1980, with 422 million people diagnosed by …

Playing a Pathetic Nobody Is the Biggest Challenge of Chris Evans's Career

Dennis is hard to watch.<p>For an actor, picking the right role is half the battle. It requires knowing audience's tastes, identifying a good script, and knowing one's own strengths as an actor. Chris Evans, best known for playing Marvel superhero Captain America, realizes this. So many of the bigger, …

Why the Dwarf Planet Ceres is So Fascinating

A mysterious particle from a distant galaxy made its way to an observatory in Antarctica<p>01:12<p>Cheetah 3 is a blind robot that doesn’t need sensors to navigate<p>01:16<p>'The Meg': Is the terrifying prehistoric shark from Jason Statham's new movie real?<p>03:24<p>The human factor: What it will take to build the …

Sarah Sanders

These Giant Drones Could Seriously Disrupt the Shipping Industry

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are now used for all sorts of things, from taking out terrorists to delivering take-out. Now a tiny start-up in California’s Bay Area is working on what it hopes will be the next big thing: large autonomous drones capable of moving freight across the Pacific …

Science: Taking A Hot Bath May Burn More Calories Than Your Workout

If you’re one of the many, many, <i>many</i> people who hate exercising but want to get in shape in time for the summer, here is some excellent news: New research suggests that taking a hot bath may actually be just as good for you as exercise in terms of burning calories. So if you’ve been struggling with …

Murder in virtual reality should be illegal

You start by picking up the knife, or reaching for the neck of a broken-off bottle. Then comes the lunge and wrestle, the physical strain as your victim fights back, the desire to overpower him. You feel the density of his body against yours, the warmth of his blood. Now the victim is looking up at …

Virtual Reality

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

10 burning questions we have about the 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' trailer

Our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man swung by in a new trailer today, so it's time for us to do what neighbors do and get a little nosy.<p>While the new</i> …

Babies Can Now Be Made Using The DNA Of Three People - How, You Ask? Science

Take two people and add one more. Three. Three people.<p>In the future, kids may be introducing their three biological parents: mom, dad and donor. …

Newcastle University

The 9 craziest ways tech companies are trying to kill off passwords

They're a nightmare to remember. Everyone picks easy-to-use passwords. They re-use the same ones over and over again, making them vulnerable to hacking.<p>It's no surprise, then, that plenty of companies are working as hard as they can to kill them off for good.<p>Thanks to its inclusion in many …

Nasa to launch a space LASER that will provide internet 100 times faster than current broadband within two years

A powerful laser shining up into space will soon transmit data between the Earth and the International Space Station.<p>Nasa is hoping to establish …

Space Exploration

No hammer, no long hair? 'Thor: Ragnarok' first-look photo stuns

Entertainment Weekly offered a sneak peek at "Thor: Ragnarok" on Wednesday, and it's a big fat hairy deal.<p>The magazine cover for the weeks of March 17/24 features a shockingly short-haired Chris Hemsworth as Thor, and he's holding two swords, not his iconic hammer, Mjolnir.<p>"It was nice not to have …

Thor: Ragnarok

Donald Trump Is Considering Cutting Airport Security to Pay for the Border Wall

Hmmm.<p>Donald Trump's campaign for the presidency was built around one core, idiotic promise: He was going to build a wall along the border between the U.S. and Mexico. But that wasn't the entirety of the promise. No, I think anyone who made the mistake of passing a TV with cable news on it between …

The Latest: Google says Android, Chrome security flaws fixed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the publication by WikiLeaks of what it described as thousands of pages of confidential files about CIA hacking …

Hillary Clinton

Scientists Discover New State of Matter Called ‘Time Crystals’

Time crystals seemingly break the rules of normal time-keeping and potentially pave the way for quantum computers and quantum sensors<p>Scientists say they have discovered a new state of matter, dubbed a time crystal, a find that opens new avenues of research and potentially paves the way for the …

Crystals

Most expiration dates are wrong — here's how long your food really lasts

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Expiration dates aren't always 100% precise.</b><b><br>• It depends on the type of food and how you store it.<br>• Dry foods can spend a lot of time in a pantry, and freezers can make meat last longer.</b><p>The "sell by dates" on food can — and should — make you feel skeptical.<p>The shelf life for …

CDC

Woman's Headache Turns Out To Be Live Cockroach in Her Skull

It took doctors almost an hour to extract it, and yes, there's a video.<p>In Russia, there's a saying for never knowing what metaphorical demons someone is battling: "You don't know what kind of cockroaches they have in their head."<p>Well, for one woman in Chennai, India, that saying turned out to be a …

Newly Created Helium Compound Could Completely Change Chemistry

Noble Gases<p>Noble gases—helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon—have long been believed to be the least reactive elements on the periodic …

Hacker Leaks Cellebrite's iOS Bypassing Tools, Tells FBI 'Be Careful What You Wish For'

It's been nearly a year since a U.S. federal judge originally ordered Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone owned by Syed Farook, one of the shooters in the December 2015 attacks in San Bernardino. As we learned in the months after the initial court order -- which Apple continually opposed -- …

Security

17 of the World's Most Romantic Destinations

Feel the love in these classic and far-flung places from National Geographic's book, The World's Most Romantic Destinations.