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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 …

Bookmark This Airport Wi-Fi Password Map Right Now

It's a lifesaver.<p>Sitting in airports waiting for flights — if you don't have access to some baller airport lounge — can range from utterly boring to …

Flying Timelapse Technology Is Here to Change Aerial Photography Forever

Brian Bloss' new technique makes timelapses in impossible places possible.<p>Timelapse photography is reaching literal new heights thanks to an experimental technique filmmaker Brian Bloss has developed over the last year and a half. In a new video called <i>Aerialapse</i>, Bloss combines timelapse with …

What happens after we die? Near-death experiences may shed light on mystery

What happens after we die? It's a question humans have grappled with since the beginning of time. Some people say they’ve gotten a glimpse into the afterlife during near-death experiences, when their heart stopped during a surgery, accident or emergency.<p>Skeptics believe these accounts are …

Einstein's Theory Just Put the Brakes on the Sun's Spin

Although the sun is our nearest star, it still hides many secrets. But it seems that one solar conundrum may have been solved and a theory originally …

Physics

An Artificial Cyborg Implant Has Been Fitted on Humans for the First Time

Cyborg Nest's North Sense lets you feel the earth's magnetic field through an embedded circuit board on your chest.<p><i>The North Sense. Image courtesy of Cyborg Nest</i><p>If humans are going to be augmented with implanted technology and head towards a cyborg, transhumanist future, it's got to start …

A new surgery can give legally blind people 20/20 vision

A small study conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit, and the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute in India was published in the journal Ophthalmology. The research included 20 patients who had surgery …

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

A New Warning Says We Could Run Out of Fish by 2048

<i>(Photo: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)</i><p>By Chris Crowley<p>If the world keeps fishing at its current pace, there will no more fish left to eat by 2048. That's the dire warning laid out by the World Wildlife Federation, which says that the planet's fishing fleet is two to three times larger than the …

Luxury Lifestyle

10 Design Ideas to Steal from Luxury Hotels

In her new book, a travel and design writer highlights striking hotel bedrooms, living spaces, libraries, and bathrooms.<p>As a writer, I cover both travel and design, and one of my favorite recent trends is boutique hotels that create welcoming, personal, intimate spaces that feel unusual. Many …

9 Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Originally published by Money<p>These days, it’s pretty expensive to check your bags. The median fee is $25 for your first bag and $35 for your second. …

Hacking

Woman Captures Rare Sight of a Perfectly Spherical Cloud Floating in the Sky

We’ve all seen clouds that seemingly resemble real things, but what about a fluffy orb that just hangs in the sky? <i>That</i> is truly unusual. Twitter user @pmxpvrtmx (aka Poppy) recently witnessed this incredible sight and captured the spherical cloud as it hovered above houses in Fujisawa, a city in …

Supernatural

Einstein's Theory of Relativity explains how Father Christmas can fit down a chimney and deliver all his gifts in one night

The mystery of how Father Christmas can deliver presents to 700 million children in one night, fit down the chimney and arrive without being seen or heard has been ‘solved’ by a physicist.<p>Santa and his reindeer travel around the world at such speed that – according to Einstein’s special theory of …