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Could Isaac Asimov's Planet Where Nightfall Almost Never Comes Really Exist?

The classic science-fiction tale "Nightfall" is set on a planet where night only falls every 2,049 years. Now, a scientist proposes a planet could …

Science Fiction

Want to Get Smarter? Read Something on This List

There’s a lot of hope today that playing mindless brain training games will make you smarter. But instead of trying a quick fix, why not read …

Artificial Intelligence

Logitech adds what gaming speakers were missing: synchronized lights

Logitech G's latest PC speakers aren't just focused on sounding good -- they can also create a light show around your desk. The company's new G560 speakers come equipped with four RGB LED lighting zones, which can display around 16.8 million colors. And with Logitech's LIGHTSYNC technology, they …

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

Happiness

This Photoshop Guru Is So Good, You Won’t Know What’s Real Anymore

Photoshop. It's both a blessing and a curse, allowing for amazing creativity with images, changing the way we see and experience things in so many …

Photoshop

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Creativity

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Osama Bin Laden

17 Things to Start Doing In Your 20s So You Don't Live In Regret In Your 40s

Quora and Reddit users shared ways to live life to the fullest before you hit middle age.<p>They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. …

Winston Churchill

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of …

Demographics

Forget Facts: 3 Ways to Actually Change Someone's Mind | Inc.com

Here's a truth that should be blindingly obvious in 2017: facts don't win arguments.<p>With the two sides of our most polarizing political debates shouting past each other and absolutely nothing constructive getting done, we desperately need to find ways to understand one another and reach some kind …

Cute

10 Job Skills That Will Help You Land a Six-Figure Salary

Get a six-figure salary with these in-demand work skills.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>If you want to make more money in the upcoming years or are ready to start searching for six-figure jobs, brushing up on some in-demand job skills could help you reach your earning goals.<p>Many …

Employment

Here's When Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Says You Should Quit Your Job | Inc.com

They say that if you want to become highly successful--especially if your definition of success involves entrepreneurship--you need to just quit your day job and do it.<p>Either you're committed or you're not, they say. Either you're a true leader and visionary--or else you're a truly pitiable wage …

Entrepreneurship

I wake up at 3:45 a.m. and people call my daily routine 'truly insane' — but here's why you should follow it, too

I've seen my future. Honestly, I have. It involves me, about 100 or more pounds heavier.<p>It has me doing virtually no work of any value, while sinking further and further into a spiral of depression, sadness, shame, and anger.<p>It involves fattening food, increasingly high blood sugar, elevated blood …

Penguin Random House

The YouTube channels for investors to watch now

Investors today have more information at their fingertips than ever before. Real-time stock apps, trader blogs, 24-7 streaming business news, …

Trading

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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CEOs

Sunscreen Made From DNA Would Last Forever

By Kendra Pierre-Louis<p>A DNA-based sunscreen that not only stops harmful ultraviolet (UV) light, but also becomes more protective the longer you expose it to UV rays? That’s the dazzling premise behind a recent study published in the journal Science Reports.<p>While sunscreen isn’t the only form of sun …

Skin Care

If I Teleport from Mars, Does the Original Me Get Destroyed?

I am stranded on Mars. The fuel tanks on my return vessel ruptured, and no rescue team can possibly reach me before I run out of food. (And, unlike …

British Philosophy

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

The best things in life may be free, but that doesn't mean they won't take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That's especially the case when …

Self-improvement

Amazon envisions giant drone towers to speed up delivery

A patent application lays out plans for a robot-powered fulfillment center where drones can zip in and out to deliver packages around your city.<p>Amazon has some towering ideas for drone delivery.<p>The e-commerce giant filed a patent application for a "multi-level fulfillment center" that would allow …

Patents

Eva the dog saved from amputation using groundbreaking bone-growing goo

A groundbreaking bone-mending technique could save soldiers and landmine victims from amputation after it was trialled successfully on a pet dog.<p>Vets and scientists successfully repaired the leg of a two-year-old Munsterlander named Eva who suffered a serious leg fracture of her right foreleg after …

One Stellar Watch

Inspired by cosmology, the UNIVERSE concept watch is unrivaled in depth and beauty. Both components that make the watch work and those crafted to …

artisanal

A 3D Animation That Compares the Scale of the Smallest Known Particles to the Universe Itself

A 3D animation by Reigarw Comparisons measures the scale of the smallest known particles to the size of the universe itself, scaling up incrementally …

Universe

NASA Wants to Launch a Giant Magnetic Field to Make Mars Habitable

So crazy, it just might work.<p>NASA scientists have proposed a bold plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back and make the Red Planet habitable for …

Virtual Reality's biggest names just joined forces to make VR even better

The biggest names in virtual reality have just joined forces to create the Global Virtual Reality Association in order to make VR better for us all.<p>The non-profit coalition is currently made up of Google, Facebook’s Oculus, HTC’s Vive, Acer Starbreeze, Samsung and Sony. That’s pretty much every …

This Tabletop Game Forces You To Confront Humanity's Future Threats

The horrors of the future, from nuclear proliferation to plagues, are on full display in Eclipse Phase.<p>The cell doesn't seem like it's infected, but it is.<p>Called an eclipse phase, it's the phase between when a cell is infected by a virus and when the virus actually shows up in the cell.<p>It's also …

Singularity

This Modern Mythic RPG Funded in 38 Minutes

Many tabletop RPGs let players play a variety of unusual characters. It’s often fantasy heroes, but sometimes it’s thieves, servants of a demon lord, …

5 Games to Play When You Want to Roll Solo

Maybe you just want to play a card game with Cheetos dust on your sweatpants and no one to judge you, or maybe it’s the middle of the week and your …

Spooky Underground Bunker Mimics Above-Ground Life in the 1960s

Back in the '60s and '70s, bunkers weren't just for the overly paranoid or doomsday obsessed. According to <i>The Washington Times</i>, "by 1960, nearly 70 …

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