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Stargazers Rejoice: U.S. Gets Its First International Dark Sky Reserve

The 1,400-square-mile area in central Idaho offers brilliant views of the night sky.<p>Pack your bags, astronomy lovers. Idaho is now home to the United States’ first International Dark Sky Reserve.<p>The International Dark Sky Association, an Arizona-based nonprofit that advocates against light …

Breakthroughs

Why DIY Is a Space Begging to Be Disrupted

Just like any other massive space.<p>Since the early 2000s, we've witnessed a string of disruptive technologies, services, and apps that have shaken up their respective industries.<p>The hottest of these companies achieved their success by taking things we have always done and modernizing them while …

Home Improvement

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly.<p>The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have …

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>When you have exceptional people …

People Skills

How To Build A Spaceship, And Why We Should Start Thinking About It Now

With a growing number of Earth-like exoplanets discovered in recent years, it is becoming increasingly frustrating that we can’t visit them. After …

The Mind-Matter Duality: Is The Human Mind Capable Of Manipulating Our Physical World

Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada. Hardy was always asking questions, gathering information, looking for …

London mayor Sadiq Khan condemns 'deliberate and cowardly' attack

LONDON (Reuters) - London mayor Sadiq Khan said an attack in central London late on Saturday was a “deliberate and cowardly attack”, and that he would take part in a security meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May later on Sunday.<p>FILE PHOTO: London Mayor Sadiq Khan addresses a debate called "The …

London Mayor

Elite: Dangerous’ aliens now bring close encounters to planet surfaces

Trigger it by sculpting Devils Tower out of mashed potatoes<p>The Thargoids started showing up in <i>Elite: Dangerous</i> back in January, interdicting players in their hyperspace travels and (apparently) scanning their vessels. Now they're showing up on planetary surfaces, and the encounter is just as …

Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

Here's what you have to look forward to.<p>Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn’t all it’s …

Do This 1 Thing to Immediately Become Happier, Healthier, and More Successful

Have you ever wanted something so much it hurt? Healthy detachment will take away the pain and get you what you want.<p>Desperately wanting, or needing a specific outcome in any given circumstance--to the point of stressing out about it--is harmful to your health and happiness. Literally. Stress …

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make

What's remarkable about making these daily choices is knowing there will be no regrets.<p>According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions …

Self-improvement

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Networking

An 'underwater UFO' was spotted this month and other revelations! [VIDEO] - IBTimes India

The object reportedly rose from under the sea to a height of 40 feet and then vanished<p>It not just te skies and space where UFO sightings have taken …

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

Positive Thinking

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing