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How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

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Pentagon's YouTube war with Russia

After Russian jet buzzes U.S. warship, Defense Department posts video to sway public opinion.<p>The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.<p>Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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These Are The Best Fitness Trackers

After 60 hours of research and 10 days of testing, The Wirecutter determined which fitness trackers were the best for most people.<p>If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our …

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

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Europe's space agency robot to probe for signs of life on Mars

European Space Agency mission to Mars is hoping to find the existence of life forms on the Red Planet<p>A space mission to Mars is hoping to find the …

Why The Future Of Digital Security Is Open

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Lou Shipley</i> <i>is a lecturer at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and president and CEO of Black Duck Software, an open source solutions company.</i><p>The topic of digital security often brings to mind the image of bleak and dark future, where computers, mobile devices and other …

Dark side of the moon: 55-year-old mystery solved

The Man in the Moon appeared when meteoroids struck the Earth-facing side of the moon creating large flat seas of basalt that we see as dark areas …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

Evernote Is Planning for A World Where Wearables Rule

LAS VEGAS — When Evernote launched Evernote Market and its line of retail products in September, CEO Phil Libin had no idea what to expect.<p>Evernote, …

AT&T rolls out the ‘new’ contract-free Cricket

AT&T has doubled down in the no-contract 4G LTE wireless arena.<p>Now that the company has completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of Leap Wireless, AT&T announced Wednesday that it is merging Aio Wireless into Leap's Cricket prepaid brand. This "new" Cricket is slated to give US users contract-free …

Comcast may roll out data caps for all customers within five years

So much for Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable being good for your internet service. The cable giant's David Cohen tells investors that he expects "usage-based billing" (that is, data caps with overage fees) to reach all Comcast customers within five years. While he's not saying …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

iPhone 6 to feature ultra-sharp screen resolution, report says

For months, reports have said the next iPhone, or iPhones, will feature significantly larger screens than the one on the iPhone 5s. Now, a new report says they may also feature a significantly higher resolution.<p>The next version of Apple's smartphone, the so-called iPhone 6, may feature a screen …

Sprint had legal details of the NSA's bulk phone data collection in 2010

The public only started learning about the legal justifications for the NSA's collection of bulk phone records last June, but we now know that at least one telecom received notice much earlier. Both declassified info and <i>Washington Post</i> interviews have revealed that the White House gave Sprint the …

Autodesk joins the 3D printer wars

MakerBot, 3D Systems, and other companies that have dominated the lower-end 3D printer space have a giant new player to contend with: Autodesk.<p>Wednesday, Autodesk announced its own 3D printer, along with an open-software 3D printing platform, known as Spark. The company did not directly reveal …

How we all could benefit from synaesthesia

Sitting in a small, computer-lined room trying to remember a succession of different-coloured words scrolling past on a screen doesn't sound like the cutting edge of scientific research. However, academics at the University of East London are using word tests to assess the impact synaesthesia can …

The Week In Numbers: Powdered Booze, New Rules For E-Cigs, And More

<b>151</b>: minimum recommended rum proof for powdering<p><b>32 square meters</b>: the surface area of the average human gut<p><b>84 years</b>: the time it takes for 9 drops of pitch to fall<p><b>215 calls to poison centers per month</b>: involve e-cigarette liquids, one of the reasons the FDA has put new restrictions on vaping<p><b>35</b> …

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You may have billions and billions of good reasons for being unfit

Excerpt: "We have determined that our genome's ability to modify itself is partly hard-wired – the open question is how does our genome react to …

Our godless brains: Emerging science reveals mind-blowing alternatives to a higher power

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>Science has yet to uncover many mysteries of the mind. But there are more reasons than ever why God isn’t necessary<p>W.R. Klemm<p>April 26, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Mental Biology: The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate.”<p>Physics is the mother science. As such, it …

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Nicolas Cage in Never on Tuesday | Nicolas Cage

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Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Artist Andy Warhol may be best known for his paintings of Campbell's soup cans, but he also took a little-known side trip into the world of computer art back in 1985. He was commissioned by Commodore International to show off its Amiga 1000 computer's graphic arts uses.<p>Warhol obliged, dipping into …

Why businesses should be adapting to make work-life balance an option

<i>Eva Pomeroy is an assistant professor of applied human science at Concordia University. She lives in Montreal with her husband and two sons.</i><p>My friend Beatrice is an accidental flex worker. Made redundant when her company decided to downsize, she was later asked to return when the economy picked up …

From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

Tasty Reads<p>Not content with just reading the vivid food descriptions in her favorite novels, Photographer Dinah Fried decided to cook and style the …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …