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This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

Can we actually stop using fossil fuels?

Tim McDonagh<p>Is it smart—or crazy stupid—to rely solely on wind, solar, and hydro?<p>This past July, as Dawn Lippert surfed the swells at her home beach in Honolulu, a rogue board sprang up and slammed her between the eyes. It could have been a knockout blow. But Lippert, a former high school soccer …

Natural Gas

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

Leadership

5 Books That Will Instantly Give You a PhD in Productivity

Read these five books to instantly become a productivity master.<p>Becoming productive is one part art, one part science. There are some best practices out there, but most people have to determine what is going to be the best for them through a process of trial and error.<p>One of the best ways to get …

15 Apps Every Freelancer Should Use To Maximize Work

With the right tools, everything you need is a few clicks away from living your life as a successful freelancer.

Apps

The absolute best anime on Crunchyroll

Netflix users joke all the time about spending more time in the menu screen than actually watching stuff, and that same problem extends to every …

This device can literally pull clean drinking water out of thin air

The presence of that vapor becomes especially apparent in the summer, when droplets collect on glasses of ice water and air conditioning units drip onto unsuspecting passersby.<p>An Israeli company called Water-Gen does not think of that condensation as a byproduct; instead, it has built machines …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. Turkish Nobel Prize winner: Turkey is sliding into a "reign of terror."</b> "Freedom of thought no longer exists. We are distancing ourselves at high speed from a state of law and heading towards a regime of terror," Nobel-winning Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk said.<p><b>2. Brexit will cost Britain £43.8</b> …

Chinese people want renewable energy more than anyone, but nobody’s selling it to them

It turns out a staggering number of Chinese people are willing to pay more for renewable energy. But businesses that sell green power to consumers, prolific elsewhere, haven’t yet got a single foothold in the biggest market on earth.<p>A survey of 3,000 Chinese city-dwellers by Ipsos Mori, a polling …

Renewable Energy

UN official lauds China's G20 presidency in promoting sustainable development - Business

UNITED NATIONS - A senior UN official told Xinhua that thanks to China's presidency, the upcoming summit of the Group of 20 (G20) is expected to play …

Major Scandal: MIT Scientists Were Forced To Behead An Android After It Fell In Love With The Garbage It Was Built To Eat

MIT may be one of the most well-regarded scientific institutions in the country, but you wouldn’t know it after the massive failure of a recent …

Robotics

Australian communities are fighting food waste with circular economies

Around 4 million tonnes of food reaches landfill in Australia each year. This forms part of Australia’s organic waste, the country’s largest …

10 of the best hikes in Europe - Wired For Adventure

Author: Abeer El-Sayed<p>Europe offers an amazing array of hiking trails boasting diverse landscapes, stunning scenery and breathtaking views. From the …

11 essential questions for designing a policy to price carbon

<i>Editor's note: This is a discussion draft, version 1.0</i>Economists widely advocate establishing a price on carbon as a central means of reducing …

Fossil Fuels

Solar panels aren't just for roofs anymore — the world's first road paved with solar panels is working better than expected

Now, six months into the trial, engineers say the system is working even better than expected, with the 70-metre test bike path generating 3,000 kWh, or enough electricity to power a small household for a year.<p>"If we translate this to an annual yield, we expect more than the 70k wh per square metre …

8 camping hacks you'll kick yourself for not knowing sooner

The number of overnight stays at U.S. National Parks in 2014 increased by almost one million since 2013, according to the National Park Service.<p>It's …

Warren Buffett was right: Trains are awesome at telling you what's going on in the economy

Warren Buffett once said that if he were stuck on a desert island and allowed only one number to know how the economy was doing, he would pick railcar traffic.<p>Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Ethan Harris and Alex Lin have run the numbers, and they found that of six weekly indicators (railcar …

A Private View of Quantum Reality

Christopher Fuchs describes physics as “a dynamic interplay between storytelling and equation writing. Neither one stands alone, not even at the end …

Stanford engineers develop state-by-state plan to convert U.S. to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050

Mark Z. Jacobson and colleagues show that it’s technically possible for each state to replace fossil fuel energy with entirely clean, renewable …

Wind turbines and solar systems vulnerable worldwide

A German security researcher reported hundreds of wind turbines and solar systems wide open to easy exploits worldwide due to the lack of security by …