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Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Public Speaking

Rapid Temperature Fluctuations Have Been Detected in Black Hole Winds For The First Time

Burps so powerful, they block star birth.<p>Scientists have made the most detailed observations ever of the incredibly fast and strong 'winds' that gust …

Black Holes

Why Astronauts Burn Their Dirty Underwear

An interview with the guy responsible for dressing astronauts.<p>Robert Trevino is a senior engineer with NASA's Crew and Thermal Systems Division. Among other duties, that means he's responsible for what astronauts wear in outer space. Whether it's regular cotton polos and cargo shorts on the …

Charlie Brown

Study Shows Bias Against Black Women’s Natural Hair

It’s objective proof that there’s a problem.<p>For black women across the African diaspora, the choice of how one wears their hair is at times more than simply a personal choice. Often, it’s rife with social and political implications that can have a profound impact on all aspects of one’s life. …

Why Newton Believed a Comet Caused Noah's Flood

In the 17th century, scientists used physics to explain the miracles described in the Bible.<p>“Late in the autumn of 1680 the good people of Manhattan were overcome with terror at a sight in the heavens such as has seldom greeted human eyes,” history tells us.<p>That terrible sight was a comet so bright …

Looking back at 2016 with our top 10 articles

Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Share<p>Shares 97<p>First of all, I trust you’re having a tip top festive break filled with joy and peace and love and all that good stuff. …

Creativity

Your 2017 Plan Is Going To Fail If You Can't Manage Your Time Like This (And It's So Simple) | Inc.com

Do you want to know what the secret to time management is?<p><b>Working backwards.</b><p>The reason so many people fail with their goals is they put their goals at the end of their list. First, they put sleeping, waking up after three alarms, calling their best friend, going out for lunch, hanging at the bar …

Time Management

The Best Party Heels for New Year's Eve 2017 (and Beyond!)

Rich colors, playful embellishments and plenty of bows--here are 10 pairs of heels to dance in all night.

Miu Miu

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Proof that nagging does not work: study shows being positive is better motivation

In centuries past deterrents against nagging ranged from the notorious scold’s bridle to the ducking stool.<p>But now a psychological study has come up with what could be a much more powerful means of preventing nagging – evidence that it just does not work.<p>Research commissioned by the insurer Zurich …

Genetic editing could rob world of creative geniuses like Thomas Edison or Tennessee Williams

Genetic editing to cure future generations of disease and mental disorders could rob the world of the creative geniuses who have transformed society, it has been claimed.<p>Next year, the first large trials will begin in the US and China to tweak the genes of patients suffering from cancer - a …

A Series Of Unfortunate Tech Predictions - Artificial Intelligence and IOT are inseparable

We’ve been thinking about the Internet of Things all wrong.<p>Big data analytics for IOT software revenues will experience strong growth, reaching $81 billion by 2022 says Strategy Analytics<br>• Smart Cities will use 1.6 billion connected things in 2016 says Gartner<br>• By 2025 IOT will be a $1.6 trillion …

Artificial Intelligence

Wifi Networks Can Now Identify Who You Are Through Walls

Who needs a peep hole when a wifi network will do? Researchers from MIT have developed technology that uses wireless signals to see your silhouette …

How (not) to behave: Manners and the classical music audience

Thou shalt not talk. Thou shalt not clap in the wrong places. Thou shalt not unwrap cough drops in crinkly paper during the music. Thou shalt not use thy cellphone.<p>You can find the prohibitions, in various forms, printed in the back pages of concert playbills around the country, often under rubrics …

Flute

Kim Richards: I Was 'Ashamed' to Admit I Was Drinking Again at RHOBH Reunion

Kim Richards came clean about her ongoing battle with alcoholism Tuesday, telling Dr. Phil McGraw that she was driven to drink because she was upset …

30+ Amazing Techniques And Tutorials That Help You Become A Master Cartoonist

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Who don’t love cartoons? Yes, majority of us do and some of us also like to create/draw cartoons too. Today, we have decided to collect …

Watch Thermal Video Of A Lithium-Ion Battery Exploding

Kaboom!<p>This Friday, Europe's largest freight carrier, Cargolux, will ban bulk shipments of lithium-ion batteries from its freight planes. Last month, an international group of airplane manufacturers urged airlines to ban shipments of the batteries on passenger planes, and last year a Boeing …

Physics
Physics

Top 10 Most-Funded Big Data Startups April 2015

These are the top ten most-funded startups in the big data space:<p>Cloudera $1040 Million Hadoop-based software, services and training<p>Palantir Technologies $950 Analytics applications<p>Domo $450 Cloud-based business intelligence<p>MongoDB $311 Document-oriented database<p>InsideSales.com $199 Cloud-based …

Venture Capital

Rand Paul Earns Endorsement From Conservative YouTube Star (But He Can’t Vote Until 2020)

Rand Paul’s 2016 presidential campaign just picked up the endorsement of a young conservative YouTube star, CJ Pearson.<p>Pearson, is the 12-year-old conservative political commentator who first gained national attention with a viral video asking “President Obama, do you really love America?”<p>Two weeks …

Rand Paul

How to Learn Coding Online ? ~ 13+ Excellent Programming Resources

Learning “<b>How to Code ?</b>” had to be simpler but unfortunately it isn’t so. When newbie coders start to learn coding from scratch, the complex codes …

10 Awful Words and the People They're Named For

We all want to live forever. But, chances are, you'd rather forego a legacy altogether than have your name be synonymous with a goofy flub like a …

15th century

Shapewear comes with health risks if worn for too long

From Spanx Power Panties shorts, to Reebok CrossFit compression tops, Lululemon running tights for men and modern-made corsets, there is a huge market for clothes that squish, squeeze and sculpt. For some people, shimmying into shapewear is worth it for the figure-enhancing powers of Spandex, an …

23 Super Easy Fixes Everyone Should Know

And how to fix them!

7 Steps to Never Procrastinating Again

No, you won’t do better work by procrastinating. And you will not have more time next week. In fact, leaving things unfinished makes you stupid. …

Procrastination