Emad Norouzzadeh

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Blood-Sucking Bugs Are Smart at Night, Dumb by Day - Inkfish

By Elizabeth Preston | August 18, 2015 10:19 am<p>Any college student can tell you that overstudying is a waste of energy. When your resources are …

All 204 mass shootings so far this year in America, mapped

Last night, there was yet another tragic mass shooting in the US, when a 58-year-old man killed two civilians and injured nine in Lafayette, Louisiana, before killing himself.<p>The incident, which unfolded at a movie theater, recalls the recent shootings in Charlston and Aurora, wherein perpetrators …

9 TV dramas that will make you smarter about business

But one of the great things about modern television is that it can be simultaneously entertaining and instructive, especially about business.<p>We picked nine series that could make you a better businessperson, whether you're interested in learning more about effective leadership, integrating your …

Everything I Am Afraid Might Happen If I Ask New Acquaintances to Get Coffee

They will say no.<p>They will say no and laugh at me for not having enough existing friends to get coffee with.<p>They will not answer, and I’ll be left waiting for their response for months, unable to focus on anything else because I’m totally distracted imagining how they’re going to say no.<p>They’ll say …

Why It's Getting Harder to Comparison Shop for Flights

As airlines adopt policies that make it harder to list their fares on sites like Expedia or Orbitz, the practice of comparison-shopping for flights has gotten harder. Here's why.<p>Travelers already frustrated by the complexity of booking air travel could soon find it harder to bargain shop for …

Cecil the lion's killer in hiding as global anger reaches Minnesota hometown

Protests in Minnesota hometown of Walter Palmer, as hunter who paid £35k to kill treasured lion in Zimbabwe was nowhere to be seen at his US$1million home or surgery<p>The American hunter unmasked yesterday as the killer of Cecil the lion has gone into hiding as the angry response spread across the …

This Is How Many Animals Were Killed in Zimbabwe in the Last 20 Years

The death of Cecil the lion at the hands of pilloried dentist Walter Palmer has sparked worldwide outrage, with virtual mobs tanking Palmer’s Yelp …

Obama in Africa: 12 things we learned from his historic trip

Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP<p>A mural of President Barack Obama by the Kenyan graffiti artist Bankslave at the GoDown Arts Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/30/1438246674338/e7b46a43-bbdd-4920-8a8c-0655caf092c7-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ben …

3 Startups Racing to Disrupt the Bicycle Industry

These fast-growing e-commerce companies are gaining traction with bike lovers.<p>The leisure bike market is leaving high-speed bikes in the dust.<p>Total U.S. sales of leisure bikes shot up nearly 20 percent during the 12 months ending March 31, 2014, while racing bike sales fell 3 percent during the …

In Cambodia, Rats Are Being Trained To Sniff Out Land Mines And Save Lives

It's 5:45 in the morning, and in a training field outside Siem Reap, home of Angkor Wat, Cambodia's demining rats are already hard at work. Their noses are close to the wet grass, darting from side to side, as they try to detect explosives buried just beneath the ground.<p>Each rat is responsible for …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>Last year, a similar amendment by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) to protect state-legal industrial hemp programs passed 237-170. This year, it passed 289-142, just on the cusp of a veto-proof majority, a threshold that sponsors are always shooting for …

Death of a Young Black Journalist

On the night of May 27th, Charnice Milton, a twenty-seven-year-old journalist, was heading home from an assignment. She’d stopped to transfer buses in Anacostia, in Washington, D.C., after covering a neighborhood meeting for a Capitol Hill paper called the <i>Hill Rag</i>. According to police, Milton took …

Man accused of shooting family recently released from jail

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family that stopped to help him on a Montana roadside was released from a Wyoming jail …

Zimbabwe wants lion's killer extradited

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in contact with the man who killed Cecil the lion, according to a statement issued Friday from the federal agency.<p>A representative for hunter Walter Palmer voluntarily reached out to the Service Thursday, the statement said. Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, had not …

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Germany met 78% of its daily energy needs with renewables

An ideal combination of sunny and stormy weather in different parts of Germany on July 25th allowed the country to meet 78% of its energy needs from wind, solar, and other renewable sources, a new national record.<p>The previous national record for renewable energy generated in a single day was set in …

Scientists say chronic stress can actually change your brain

New research highlights some serious neurological consequences of burnout, or a state of chronic stress that leads to exhaustion, detachment, and feelings of ineffectiveness.<p>According to the study, led by Armita Golkar, Ph.D., at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and cited by the Association for …

What Science Tells Us About Warmth And Effective Leadership

Leadership is a complicated thing. Should a leader be feared or respected? Is kindness the fastest route toward trust, or should a leaders remain distant from those they lead?<p>These are the questions behind a wealth of research conducted over the last couple decades that seeks to answer a …

Liquid Solar Technology Could Be Next Gen of Renewable Energy

Look out solar panels, there’s a new “first of its kind” solar technology in town!<p>Its makers said it’s engineered to outperform rooftop panels by …