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Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

The Obama years: novelists assess his legacy

Expectations were sky high when Barack Obama was elected president in 2008. As his term draws to a close, has he disappointed or delivered? From race to healthcare, from the drone war to the Iran deal, novelists in America appraise him<p><i>Tobias Wolff is best known for his memoir</i><i>This Boy’s Life</i><i>, which</i> …

Watch Elon Musk Divulge His Biggest Fear About Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk has not been shy about his trepidations regarding the onset of artificial intelligence.<p>The billionaire co-founder of PayPal (pypl) and CEO …

Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’

By Chelsea Harvey<p>Chelsea Harvey<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of the change in global temperature over the past 150 years. At the time, he told The Washington Post that the graphic was an attempt to “communicate …

Carbon Dioxide

Like Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton now has an anger translator

“I’m Hillary goddamn Clinton. I’m a political prodigy, have been since I was 16.”<p>No, the Democratic nominee for US president didn’t actually refer to herself as a prodigy. These are the opening words to an expletive-riddled harangue written by “Hillary Clinton,” a self-styled “patriarchy smasher,” …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of …

The First World War: a complete timeline

THE OPENING SHOTS: AUG - SEP 1914<p><b>August 4-25, 1914: German invasion of Belgium</b><p>German troops captured most of Belgium, including the fortress of Liège, with the Belgians losing 30,000 men and the Germans just 2,000.<p><b>August 7-25, 1914: Battle of the Frontiers</b><p>The French Plan XVII called for an …

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasizes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has also studied over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people. That applies to 20-somethings.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up 11 pieces of advice …

The best European cities for solo travelers

While monuments should dictate your itinerary in Europe, it's really how you take in the sights that will make your trip. And with the sheer amount of things to see and do, traveling in Europe, especially with a big group, can get overwhelming. That's why it's one of the best continents to visit …

Gene-Editing Tool Approved For Use in Humans

Brace yourself for <i>GATTACA</i> comparisons. A powerful gene-editing tool that could pave the way for genetic engineering has been approved for use in …

Genetics

Genetically enhancing our children could raise interest rates

With embryo selection, a woman produces many embryos that are examined by a fertility clinic, and then the clinic implants in her one of the embryos that happens to be free of the harmful gene. Once we understand how DNA can influence human intelligence, fertility clinics could also base their …

Interest Rates

Some Space Saving Interior Design Ideas For Modern Apartments

Space saving interior design ideas offer clever and original solutions for those who can afford the expensive services and for those who want to …

How to Learn a Language Faster From 12 Language Experts

I’ve stood on the ledge of my own personal cliffs many times. Each time I jumped, something different happened. There were risks that started off …

Self-improvement

Where to Stop, Eat and Drink on a Road Trip Up the California Coast

Perhaps you consider yourself an East Coast person. You enjoy the changing of the seasons, bagels and the exhilarating possibility of seeing <b>Matthew</b> …

Lockheed Martin Wants To Send Humans To Mars In 12 Years

Orbiting laboratory could pave the way for a landing party<p>Before our species set foot on the moon, we orbited it first. The same will probably be true for Mars, and on Wednesday, Lockheed Martin plans to unveil its vision for a spacecraft that could make it happen. The "Mars Base Camp," as the …

Scientists accidentally discover the secret to long-lived batteries

Smartphone batteries that decay after too many recharges? Not for long.<p>Scientists at the University of California Irvine have stumbled upon a …

Clean Energy

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn: America has forgotten how to win at war

Despite what you hear in the news from the Obama administration and the military, our strategy of conducting infrequent airstrikes and re-taking pockets of Iraq and Syria terrain will only help us achieve short-lived tactical victories.<p>We will not ultimately and strategically defeat ISIS on our …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Want to know everything about your town or job? This site will show you

Welcome to Data USA! MIT Media Lab has released Data USA, an open source data visualization engine loaded with all publicly available U.S. data. The …

Rocky Mountains

Microsoft deletes 'teen girl' AI after it became a Hitler-loving sex robot within 24 hours

A day after Microsoft introduced an innocent Artificial Intelligence chat robot to Twitter it has had to delete it after it transformed into an evil Hitler-loving, incestual sex-promoting, 'Bush did 9/11'-proclaiming robot.<p>Developers at Microsoft created 'Tay', an AI modelled to speak 'like a teen …

Did California Figure Out How to Fix Global Warming?

Jennifer Gill got pregnant with her first child when she was in eighth grade. She didn't finish high school, but she got her GED during a stint in …

How to get your job application noticed every time

• Make a strong impression by asking smart questions<br>• Understand the day to day projects they’re working on, and their problems<br>• Later prove to them that you can solve those problems

'Islamic State': Raqqa's loss seals rapid rise and fall

<b>Abu Anis only realised something unusual was happening when he heard the sound of explosions coming from the old city on the western bank of the Tigris as it runs through Mosul.</b><p>"I phoned some friends over there, and they said armed groups had taken over, some of them foreign, some Iraqis," the …

Ted Cruz's favorite temperature data just got a lot hotter | Dana Nuccitelli

A new paper makes Ted Cruz’s favorite chart obsolete, as atmospheric temperatures set a new record<p>In a new paper, Carl Mears and Frank Wentz at Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) have revised their data set estimating the temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere. At his recent congressional hearing, Ted …

The White House Wants To Use Science Fiction To Settle The Solar System

Earlier this month, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology assembled a strange gathering: scientists, artists, engineers, and …

Solar System

House Science Chair takes his war on climate science one step further

Lamar Smith — a Texas congressman and climate change denier who, for some reason, is also the chair of the House Science Committee — has quite a …

How to raise a brilliant child without screwing them up

Forget tiger mother techniques, the best way to make sure your children achieve their full potential is to nurture their interest gently, says psychologist Oliver James<p>Where does the drive to succeed come from? And if it results in exceptional achievement (as defined by external norms such as …

How I learned 5 languages in one year

Last year was incredibly busy, but productive and fun.<p>My little daughter had just turned two. She was enrolled in early development programs with a <i>"Kindergarten is Too Late"</i> approach. We had no nannies or grannies to help clean our apartment or feed a hungry husband (a standard set of …

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

The Constitution of the United States, As Edited by the College Sensitivity Committee

"Something strange is happening at America's colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and driven largely by students, to scrub campuses clean of words, ideas, and subjects that might cause discomfort or give offense." —<i>the Atlantic</i>.<p><b>PREAMBLE</b><p>We the People [<i>not ALL the people</i>] of …