Charith Ranasinghe

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What It Means to Live in a Holographic Cosmos - Facts So Romantic

When you look in the mirror, the image you see looks a lot like you—not exactly the same, because when you raise your right hand, your mirror-self …

Physics

Experts Say This Diet Could Help You Lose Weight And Get More Sleep

Because you're trying to lose weight -- not sleep.<p>You might already know that good shut-eye plays a key role in dropping unwanted pounds. Research has consistently connected a lack of sleep to weight gain and, conversely, research shows that good sleep typically helps weight loss.<p>But a new study …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

The Shortest, Sweetest Workout You’ll Ever Do

With the right moves, you can crush an effective sweat sesh for your whole body that improves your strength, endurance, flexibility, and power.<p>So what are these magical exercises? Well, if I could do only one move for the rest of my life, it would be the deadlift. It's near perfection on its own, …

Hubble Shatters The Cosmic Distance Record; Most Distant Galaxy 'A Shocker'

Thanks to an incredible combination of luck, technology and human ingenuity, the Hubble Space Telescope has identified, measured and confirmed a galaxy farther away in space — and closer to the Big Bang — than ever before. Because the Universe is expanding, and the fabric of space in between …

Astrophysics

Running Tips Over Age 40 to Prevent Injury

Running is one of the most efficient ways to maintain and improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and muscle tone as you age. It's also one of the …

A popular free movie-streaming site is coming back from the dead

As expected, the MPAA took an immediate dislike to the concept, and the most popular fork, PopcornTime.io, was shut down by court order last fall.<p>That seemed to be that, except earlier this month, users who had hung on to the software started receiving updates again, Torrent Freak reports.<p>Following …

Popcorn Time

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing …

Mark Zuckerberg Says That People Should Read These 23 Books During Their Lifetime

This reading list focuses on exploring 'different cultures, beliefs, histories, and technologies.'<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around the world.<p>It's one reason why he decided to launch a Facebook-based book club last year, with a reading list that focused on …

Books

Finding Dinosaurs with Excel

Last week I read Jon Peltier’s and Chandoo’s posts about dinosaurs and Excel. These reminded me of the fun discussions about monsters and dinosaurs …

Solving the mystery of Rudyard Kipling’s son

<b>It is 80 years since the death of Rudyard Kipling. The author of The Jungle Book and If died without finding out what had happened to his son, who disappeared during World War One. Now researchers think they have definitively solved the mystery that transformed Kipling, writes Hannah Sander.</b><p>At the …

Literature

How not to praise your employee’s work

Providing negative feedback is one of the hardest parts of any manager’s job. For example, you would need different approaches for a new employee who …

Employment

Building High Performance Teams Takes More Than Talent

We’ve all come across this type of person in our careers: the guy who is miserable to work with but who’s also “the top salesman we have.” Or how about “the smartest guy in the room,” who’s also the most unapproachable person you’ve ever met? The talent may well be there but, in today’s …

Leadership