Chad Thompson

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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

What Is The Most Important Thing You Have Learned About Leadership?

<i>Answer by Garrett Reisman, Former NASA Astronaut, on Quora,</i><p>Here are some lessons that I have learned along the way from a variety of role models.<p>1) Have a grand vision – Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO, CTO<br>As a leader, you can inspire and motivate your team to tremendous effect by communicating a vision in a …

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Marijuana Un-Fun

An anti-dopamine drug could block the addictive rush associated with THC.<p>Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to block the dopamine rush associated with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, in order to …

Time Travel Is Possible But Only To The Future, English Physicist Says

We may be able to book our ticket to the future someday -- it'll just be a one-way trip.<p>In a presentation at the British Science Festival, particle physicist Brian Cox said that time travel is possible but only in one direction.<p>"The central question is, can you build a time machine? The answer is …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Cara Delevingne for CHANEL Spring 2014. Read more: http://ow.ly/pJ7QS

Cellular 'shipping' wins Nobel Prize

<b>Three scientists have won the Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology after discovering how cells precisely transport material.</b><p>James Rothman and Randy Schekman, both from the US, and Thomas Sudhof, from Germany, shared the prize.<p>They found the way "vesicles" act like a fleet of ships transporting …

21 Glorious Photos of Double Rainbows Around the World

<b>Toroweap, Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><p>For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, you need to have your camera on hand so that you don't miss nature's colorful show. As photographer …

Effective negotiating and influencing skills to grow your business

Where it may have been possible in the early days of a business to have an informal conversation with a well known customer to resolve a conflict, as …

10 Ways To Lose Your Best Employees

Want to hold tight to your talent? Don’t do these things!<p>In the course of writing <i>The Talent Mandate,</i> I spoke with a prominent business school professor who told me that no corporate function lags behind today so dramatically as talent. He sees improvements and innovations in every area except in …

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When you think of an East African wilderness adventure, its Kenya and Tanzania that usually spring to mind. But do you know where to see Africa's most endangered carnivore up close and in the wild? Find out here: http://bbc.in/15M8xqQ

Conservative Party Conference 2013: David Cameron's speech - the animated version

The Telegraph cartoonist Bob provides an alternative take on David Cameron's speech to the Tory conference.<p><b>Bob</b>'s unique take on David Cameron's speech sees the <b>Prime Minister</b> working himself up into such a catchphrase-ridden lather that he falls unconscious at the podium.<p>Seizing the opportunity, a …

How Much Coworker Socializing Is Good For Your Career?

Wondering whether, where and how often you should socialize with coworkers? Weighing the pros and cons of getting to know them on a personal level? Thinking about how it might help (or hurt) your career? I spoke with four workplace experts to get some answers.<p>“Socializing with your coworkers is …

The rise and fall of BlackBerry

Here are key dates in the history of BlackBerry, the struggling Canadian smartphone maker which has agreed to a $4.7bn buyout.<p><b>2003</b><p>Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM), a little-known maker of pagers, launches the BlackBerry smartphone, named such because its physical keyboard resembled the small …

What Apple could learn from the fall of Burberry - http://tcrn.ch/15j3Qog

UK exporters missing a trick

New research has revealed the most attractive untapped markets for UK exporters.<p>Economists at the Royal Bank of Scotland have identified 50 growth …

iPhone 5s 64-Bit App Submissions Start

Apple has started accepting submissions for iPhone 5s 64-Bit applications from developers, enabling developers to enhance their applications to use …

Do Nice People Succeed In Business? It Depends

The business world is often depicted as a gladiatorial contest where only the selfish survive. If that’s what you think, then Wharton professor Adam Grant’s <i>Give and Take</i> is the next book for you. It is subtitled <i>A Revolutionary Approach to Success</i>, which might seem like publishing hype, but the …

Detailed Digital Flowers Radiate with a Magical Glow

Russian artist Tatiana Kondratova creates stunning depictions of vibrant, glowing flowers using digital art techniques. Kondratova's impressive skills result in realistic light that sparkles along the surface of the petals, which are often set against a dark background. Light shining out from a …

Some of the 25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures assembled by Ants Magazine

Some of the <i>25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures</i> assembled by Ants Magazine. Click on the images for captions and visit the gallery for more rainbows.

Apple's Gamble On Fingerprint Scanners May Take A While To Pay Off

Marissa Mayer doesn’t use a passcode on her iPhone. As the CEO of Yahoo, one of one of the world’s largest technology companies, she probably has some pretty important information sitting on her device. And although she has to deal with the constant threat of being hacked at any time, it’s just too …