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Newt Gingrich: Get ready for the great political surprise of 2018

The great political surprise of 2018 will be the size of the Republican victory.<p>After members of the elite media have spent two years savaging President Trump, lying about Republican legislation, and reassuring themselves that Republican defeat was inevitable, the size of the GOP victory in 2018 …

Flying in planes is like standing next to nuclear reactor, but worse

From the spread of disease to deep vein thrombosis, air travel is not without its health risks.<p>But a much less commonly known hazard associated with …

Nuclear Energy

Ten silly things you do that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

Emotional Intelligence

Feeling Off? Here Are 7 Key Indicators Your Life Is Out Of Balance

If things don't feel right, they probably aren't.<p>Chances are, your life is probably out of balance.<p>Entrepreneurs especially struggle with routine. It's the nature of the lifestyle, in the sense that it encourages you to say "Yes" to anything and everything--assuming you'll figure out how to make it …

Entrepreneurship

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be

Life is hard enough without these common mistakes.<p>You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler …

Happiness

4 Things Psychologists Do Every Day to Feel Happier

Whether they’re going for a swim or jotting down what they're thankful for, these mental health experts know how to make time for daily self …

Mental Health

New camera can see through human body

<b>Scientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body.</b><p>The device has been designed to help doctors track medical tools, known as endoscopes, during internal examinations.<p>Until now, medics have had to rely on expensive scans, such as X-rays, to trace their progress.<p>The new camera …

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

These 10 rules will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with …

Emotional Intelligence

The 7 Most Unique Restaurants in the World

Dining out can be fun and all (<i>Ooh</i>, look honey. They have a fish tank!), but we pretty much always know what to expect. That is, until we heard you …

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …

5 Mind-Bending Experiments That Show Where Creativity Is Headed Next

Researchers showed off new tools to augment human creativity at Siggraph, the year’s biggest computer graphics conference.<p>Every year, the Association for Computing Machinery hosts a conference called Siggraph where artists, researchers, designers, and developers show off their work on computer …

Machine Learning

5 Little Shifts that Will Make Your “Stressful” Life 5 Times Easier

The little things define you.All the results in your life come from the little things.Regardless of your unique life circumstances, or how you define …

Schadenfreude

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Self-improvement

23 Of The Oldest Color Photos Ever Taken

Here's what the world looked like in color, over 100 years ago.<p>In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière made history by transforming the monochromatic world of photography into vibrant color with their new invention, the Autochrome Lumière.<p>In the years before this invention, color was usually …

12 Frugal New Twists on Classic Lemonade

I have a photo of myself, at age seven, sitting behind a lemonade stand on our front lawn. I was selling a cup for a nickel. It seems like my parents …

10 Quick Mantras that Will Motivate You When You Need it Most

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life – it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The most common …

Tesla and Mobileye disagree on lack of emergency braking in deadly Autopilot crash

Tesla has begun to share some information from its investigation of the May crash involving a Model S with Autopilot active. In its blog post yesterday, the company said that the Autopilot system failed to differentiate the white side of a tractor trailer that was crossing in front of the vehicle …

Tesla

Famifi

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

11 amazing music videos that will make you want to travel

The video for Justin Bieber’s latest single, Company, is likely to give fans the wanderlust, as it follows the singer on his travels around the world. We round up other music videos that might inspire you to get away.<p>1. I’ll Show You by Justin Bieber<p>The simple yet otherworldly landscape of Iceland, …

Music

50 Photos to Remind Us That Love Wins

Nasa releases retro posters for its voyage to Mars – how to download the free artwork

Nasa has released a series of mock recruitment posters for its future voyages to Mars. The agency has published retro artwork seeking to inspire …

Articles about house takes recycling next level on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...<p>Ready to kick off the weekend with a cocktail? Make happy hour even happier with these bar essentials from our friends at...<p>These seven striking homes are proof of how …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

National parks in movies: 'Star Wars,' 'E.T.' and beyond | CNN Travel

Travel

24 super honest Father's Day cards for every type of dad

If you can't find dad a worthy Father's Day present this year, don't worry — at least you'll be able to get him the perfect card.<p>With the perfect …

A huge team of Apple veterans is now making smart accessories for your car

Veterans

Pearl Automation’s license plate cover puts a car backup camera on your phone

Tesla may have created the notion that the tech in every car should be upgradable without buying a new car with its constant software updates — but there still aren’t many Tesla owners out there.<p>In fact for many car owners it’ll be a pain or expensive to install new technology that you might find …