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I Survived Skydiving After My Parachute Failed

Brad Guy jumped out of a plane at 15,000 feet and hit the ground at 50 MPH.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>Imagine jumping out of a plane at 15,000 feet and your parachute failing, leaving you to meet the cold, hard ground at 50 MPH. Surely death would be next. Surely, according to …

Empathy

These Are the 50 Highest-Paying Jobs of 2018. Here's How to Get Hired

It takes more than a degree and experience to land the best jobs.<p>Glassdoor just released its annual report of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2018. Data scientist and software developer took the top two spots. But, if you don't have the degree or experience for either of these, fear not! There are …

Employment

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

Employment

The Internet Is Having Very Strong Reactions to Star Wars: The Last Jedi

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, the legendary franchise’s long-awaited next chapter, finally hit the big screen in the U.S. on Thursday, drawing hordes of …

A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Defakto’s Vektor strikes a great balance as a minimalist, slim automatic watch

Defakto is a small German watchmaker that has made a name for itself over the years thanks to the unique, but classic designs it boasts thanks to mark founder Raphael Ickler. The latest watch from Ickler and Defakto, the Vektor, continues this tradition of smart, minimalist looks, but adds a very …

Furniture

WaterField's Multiplayer Pro: The Perfect Bag for the Nintendo Switch (And Much More!)

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>When I first opened my Multiplayer Pro case from San Francisco’s famed WaterField Designs, I was nothing short of awestruck. …

Plan your fall outdoor adventures around these 5 celestial events

While school is back in session and summer vacation is over, it technically isn’t fall just yet. With fall officially beginning on Sept. 22 this …

The Perseid Meteor Shower Starts Now

The Perseids are one of the brightest and most prolific meteor showers of the year.<p>The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brightest and most active meteor showers of the year, began Monday, July 17. That means the Earth has moved into a trail of debris left in the wake of the comet Swift-Tuttle. For …

Astronomy

This Résumé for Elon Musk Proves You Never, Ever Need to Use More Than One Page

Less-is-more may be the winning concept for writing résumés.<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history …

Employment

6 questions you should ask before accepting a job offer

As executive coach Karen Elizaga explains, "It's important to look at an interview as a two-way street. Of course, you want the job—but you want to make sure that wherever you land, it is a place that you want to be. Like a date, you and the employer are checking each other out for shared …

Employment

20 Fail-Proof Conversation Starters for a Fab First Date

Your date-night makeup is perfect. You’ve got the perfect not-too-chill, not-too-crazy first date planned. You’re hoping this night turns into a second date. But despite all that preparation, the time you’ll spend interacting with each other is still an important variable — one that’s pretty hard …

Relationships

Will a Robot Replace You at Work? This Website Tells You

It’s hardly a theoretical exercise to wonder if you will lose your job to a robot. Robots, or some form of automation, are already affecting the …

How to Watch E3 2017 Livestreams: Here's how you can see all the action

You'll want to watch E3 2017 from June 13 to June 15 and it's bound to be a huge show. We're probably going to see gameplay for <i>Mario Odyssey</i>, we …

240 Hours of Relaxing, Sleep-Inducing Sounds from Sci-Fi Video Games: From Blade Runner to Star Wars

Need to put a little geek in your sleep? We've got just what you need...<p>Back in 2009, the musician dubbed Cheesy Nirvosa" began experimenting with …

Science Fiction

Scientists discover a species of snakes that hunt in packs

This is one of the worst nightmares for anyone who is ophidiophobic.<p>A scientist has just discovered that snakes are not the solitary predators people once perceived them to be. Apparently, a species of snakes, known as the Cuban boa, hunts in groups to improve their chances of catching …

8 Genetic Mutations That Can Give You 'Superpowers'

Why some humans have an edge.<p>More than 99 percent of your genetic information is exactly the same as every other person on the planet. Your genes …

13 of the Coolest Seeds You Can Buy Online

We're obsessed.<p>Turn your garden, yard and dinner table into a colorful scene by getting yourself some of these unique seeds so you can grow pink sunflowers, rainbow carrots, purple cauliflower and more.

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

This minimalist cellphone is designed to be as basic as possible

No texting, email, or anything else<p>Smartphones are ubiquitous in our lives: we rely on them to navigate unfamiliar surroundings, look up information, and stay in touch with people with an ever-growing collection of apps. A new, minimalist phone is designed for people want to eliminate all that …

The Secret to Happiness That No One Wants to Admit

We all encounter challenges in life that can be hard to overcome.<p>However, many people have encountered the same kinds of problems in the past. That’s …

Mindfulness

Healthy Recipes for Foods for a Flatter Stomach

Studies have shown that certain foods can help you lose belly fat. Kefir, green tea, eggs, artichokes, avocado, peanuts and chickpeas all may have …

NASA finds evidence of life-supporting conditions on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

NASA held a press conference on Thursday to reveal some exciting new discoveries about ocean worlds within our solar system: It has found evidence that suggest a type of chemical energy that can support life exists on Enceladus, one of Saturn’s 62 confirmed moons. The new evidence comes from the …

Astronomy

Happy people do these 11 special things (according to psychologists)

When you think about it, it’s our habits that define us. Our habits can either make us happier and more successful or they can thwart us from …

You Do Not Want To Miss Looking At Jupiter Tonight

Before you catch this month's Full Pink Moon on April 11, you'll want to turn your attention to Jupiter. Tonight, the planet will appear brighter and …

20 Questions to Make Meaningful Connections

Focus on how you can start an engaging conversation<p>In a recent article, Marguerite Ward asked: if you looked at the co-worker sitting closest to you, would you be able to say what his or her favorite food or hobby is?<p>Research shows that having meaningful work relationships pays off and leads to …

Employee Engagement

Here Are All the Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for March

We always warn you to clear more time in your schedule (and on your shelves) for each month’s new releases—but March brings new books from genre …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable. Life is full of …

NASA just released a ton of free software for space nerds

NASA released the third edition of its software catalog to the public—giving the world free access to tools it uses to explore the universe.<p>As you …

5 Cyberpunk Books to Read Before Watching 'Ghost in the Shell'

The cyberpunk genre is about to have a resurgence, so check out 'Snow Crash,' 'Neuromancer,' and more.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be …