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10 Productivity Hacks for Creative People

When it comes to getting things done – whether we’re talking about David Allen’s wildly popular methodology or just the act of doing stuff – the …

Productivity

Emergency Rooms Crack Down On Abusers Of Pain Pills

Kimberley Enyart was never interested in doing recreational drugs. But then she was in a car accident — and her doctor prescribed a powerful opiate for the pain.<p>"It just would put me off in la-la land, and make me feel better," she says. "I loved it. I loved that high."<p>When Enyart's prescription …

Thousands flee deadly flash floods in Texas

At least two die as heavy rainfall and tornadoes sweep the US midwest<p>Record-breaking rainfall and damaging tornadoes wreaked havoc across the US midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods that killed at least two people and forced another 2,000 to evacuate.<p>A firefighter in Oklahoma was swept to his …

Weather

Chanel Iman Takes Cannes in Couture

<b>Who:</b> Chanel Iman<p><b>Where:</b> The 2015 amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala in Cap d’Antibes, France.<p><b>When:</b> Thursday, May 21st<p><b>What:</b> A white and tan gown with a plunging neckline and voluminous skirt from Zuhair Murad’s Spring 2015 Couture collection.<p><b>Why:</b> From the elegant low bun and simple diamond jewelry to the …

Oscar de la Renta

Most European men descended from just three ancestors

Almost two out of three modern European men (64 per cent) were descended from just three Bronze Age males<p>Most European men descend from just three Bronze Age dominant forefathers who began a ‘population explosion’ several thousand years ago.<p>A research team from the University of Leicester looked at …

Top US scientists want guidelines on editing human genomes

The National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine are figuring out how to handle the process<p>Last month, in a world-wide first, scientists in China edited the genome of a human embryo. Immediately, the response from the scientific community has been a question: What now?<p>The National …

Pens And Paper Are Holding Your Kids Back, Says Microsoft

Oh and also, Microsoft has several products that can help<p>Modern classrooms aren’t working for kids, according to Lia De Cicco Remu, the director of Partners in Learning at Microsoft Canada. “Our schools are like jails--brick walls, colorless, not very engaging or exciting,” she tells the <i>Georgia</i> …