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30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Scientists still don’t understand how freedivers can survive such crushing depths

They hang between life and death in a delicate balance.<p>Free divers swim to extreme depths underwater (the current record is 214m, more than 700 feet) without any breathing apparatus. Champions can hold their breath for extraordinary amounts of time—the record for women is nine minutes, and men …

Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first documented case

A 30-year-old transgender woman has been able to breastfeed her child, the first ever case of induced lactation in a transgender woman to be documented in academic literature.<p>Doctors said the case shows “modest but functional lactation can be induced in transgender women”. The account was published …

Transgender

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

How Humans Use 'Strategic Ignorance' When Facts Get In The Way

Social science research explores how our minds push away information that gets in the way of our feelings and desires.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>President Trump has talked an awful lot about fake news this past year, and it's not just the president. Other Republicans use this term. Democrats use …

Fake News

13 Shocking Moments That Were Caught On TV

TV is the window to humanity. Warning: includes details some readers may find disturbing.

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

Humanity

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired

Employers want you to ask this question. Here's why...<p>Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just …

Employment

The age your brain matures at everything — it isn't even fully developed until age 25

Neuroscientists are confirming what car rental places already figured out — the brain doesn't fully mature until age 25.<p>Up until this age, the prefrontal cortex — the part of the brain that helps curb impulsive behavior — is not yet fully developed.<p>Some scientists say this could illuminate a …

China forces its Muslim minority to install spyware on their phones

China has ramped up surveillance measures in Xinjiang, home to much of its Muslim minority population, according to reports from <i>Radio Free …

China

Chinese president Xi Jinping has vowed to lead the “new world order”

Chinese president Xi Jinping has vowed for the first time that China should take the lead in shaping the “new world order” and safeguarding international security, one of the latest moves putting him in stark contrast to Donald Trump and the US president’s “America First” policy.<p>Xi had on numerous …

China

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

This is not a drill.<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will pay you to take a vacation …

8 stocks are leading the way for the Dow

The dream of Dow 20,000 is nearly a reality. A handful of stocks sped the march.<p>Eight stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average, including Goldman Sachs (GS), Travelers (TRV) and UnitedHealth (UNH), added 40 or more Dow points to the market measure apiece — making them the biggest contributors to …

China plans to land probes on far side of moon, Mars by 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China vowed Tuesday to speed up the development of its space industry as it set out its plans to become the first country to soft land …

World’s largest hedge fund to replace managers with artificial intelligence

Bridgewater Associates has a team of engineers working on a project to automate decision-making to save time and eliminate human emotional volatility<p>The world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece of software to automate the day-to-day management of the firm, including hiring, firing and other …

Artificial Intelligence

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

Why CRISPR Never Could Have Come Out of Silicon Valley

Motherboard caught up with Jennifer Doudna at the Gairdner Awards in Toronto, where she’s being honoured as a pioneer of the gene editing technology.<p>Jennifer Doudna is a creator of the gene editing technology that's revolutionizing biology and medicine: CRISPR, which is so easy to use it's often …

Lawmakers demand answers from White House over Yahoo emails

Four dozen members of the US House of Representatives, acting as a bipartisan bloc, have requested that the Obama Administration brief them on allegations that Yahoo improperly scanned user emails at the behest of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.<p>Those scans were reportedly looking for a …

Experts warn home 'gene editing' kits pose risk to society

Nuffield Council on Bioethics report finds materials to perform basic experiments are now available to ‘garage scientists’<p>The simplicity and low cost of tools to edit the genetic code means “garage scientists” - or amateurs with some skill - can now perform their own experiments, posing a potential …

Genetics

Billionaire: Chinese real estate is 'biggest bubble in history'

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin made his fortune in the country's real estate market -- and now he's warning that it's spiraling out of control.<p>It's the "biggest bubble in history," he told CNNMoney in an exclusive interview Wednesday.<p>Bubble is a sensitive word in China after the dramatic rise and …

China

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Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement

After 4 billion years of evolution by one set of rules, our species is about to begin evolving by another.<p>Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information technology, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and other fields are providing the tools that will make it …

Genetics

Mars Needs Colonists Who Eat Meat And Sleep Late

Just waking up now? You could qualify<p>If you're a die-hard morning person, don't start packing your bags for Mars just yet. A recent study suggests that people who prefer to sleep in and stay up late may be better suited for Mars.<p>Our bodies have internal clocks that tell us how long a day is, and …

Your Cells Are Listening: How Talking To Your Body Can Help You Heal

By Therese Wade, MSc, Wake Up World where this was originally featured.<p>“Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul.” These …

The First Successful Demonstration Of Brain-To-Brain Communication In Humans

For the first time ever, neuroscientists have demonstrated the viability of direct — and completely non-invasive — brain-to-brain communication in …