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How the First 20 Minutes of Your Day Can Set You Up for Success

Engage a positive routine right after waking, and you'll tap into the power of your subconscious brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You all know about that morning-routine thing: Everyone raves that waking up early and sticking to your routine will help you get more …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

10 Most Horrible women rituals Cruelly Practiced on Women

<b>10 Most Horrible Rituals Cruelly Practiced on Women: Horrible women rituals</b><p>Most Horrible women rituals cruelly practiced on women: Either it is India …

Numb

2 Stories That Will Make You Stop and Rethink Your Life | Inc.com

A young man once approached Socrates and asked the philosopher how he could acquire wisdom and knowledge.<p>"Follow me," Socrates said in response, as he led the young man down to the sea. The young man followed as Socrates began wading through the water, first at ankle, then knee, then waist, and …

Self-improvement

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups LifeThe post You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years appeared …

Motivation

Scientists Coax DNA Nanotubes Into Assembling Into Bridge-Like Structures

A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University has succeeded in creating bridge-like structures made of two DNA nanotubes in a feat they said …

GM malaria vaccine 'milestone'

<b>A malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a "critical milestone" in human safety trials, say researchers.</b><p>Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that was unable to cause a full infection in people.<p>Trials, published in the journal Science Translational …

Public Health

Unexpected Risks Found In Replacing DNA To Prevent Inherited Disorders

In September, reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City captured the world's attention when they announced the birth of a child to a mother carrying a fatal genetic defect.<p>Using a technique called mitochondrial replacement therapy, the …

Genetics

New Year delayed by one second

<b>A "leap second" will be added to this year's New Year's countdown to compensate for a slowdown in the Earth's rotation.</b><p>The extra second will occur as clocks strike midnight and a time of 23:59:60 will be recorded, delaying 2017 momentarily.<p>It will only affect countdowns in countries using Greenwich …

Earth Science

CRISPR ‘Off Switch’ Discovered, Could Make Powerful Gene-Editing Tool More Precise

One of the key hurdles in using CRISPR-Cas9 as a genetic engineering tool is its lack of precision. Every now and then, CRISPR-Cas9, which evolved in …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

The 12 key science moments of 2016

1 World Health Organisation declares a public emergency of international concern over Zika<p>1 February<p>In global health, 2016 will be remembered as the year a little known virus made a major impact. It felt strangely familiar, but this time it wasn’t Ebola making headlines around the world, it was …

Peter Piot

The 12 Greatest Medical Breakthroughs of 2016

Image source: Getty Images.<p>With less than two weeks to go before we turn the page on 2016, we can look back on another largely successful year for the healthcare industry. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 19 novel drugs in 2016 to treat everything from psoriasis to hepatitis C to …

Beautiful equations: E=mc² explained in two minutes – video

There’s beauty in simplicity. For space scientist and Sky At Night host Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, there’s nothing more beautiful than the way that Einstein’s theory of special relativity unlocks our understanding of how energy, mass and the speed of light work in the universe

Equations

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Learning

What Kind of Drunk Are You, According to Science?

Ernest Hemingway, Nutty Professor, Mary Poppins, or Mr. Hyde?<p>We all have that friend who gets belligerent when wasted, screaming at a trash can that it doesn't understand the finer points of modern architecture or Al Pacino's acting<i>.</i> Or the one friend who gets so giggly that even the lamest joke …

Mary Poppins