Emily Skill

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The Artificial Leaf That Converts Carbon Dioxide To Fuel

<i>Image Source: tweaktown.com</i><p>Sun is the ultimate source of all forms of energy. Solar energy is converted from one form to another and it ultimately …

The Root of Gravity

<b>Q:</b> <i>Are we any closer to understanding the root cause of gravity between objects with mass? Can we use our newly discovered knowledge of the Higgs</i> …

Physics

Why Solar Developers Aren't Happy with the Desert Renewable Energy Plan

The United States on Wednesday unveiled a long-awaited plan for desert renewable energy development that the solar and wind industries said unfairly …

Why more cardio is not better for weight loss

<b>If you're trying to lose weight or build fitness, it can be tempting to think you need to run all day every day. But experts say that cardio is not</b> …

Women Tell Us Why They Cheated

One strand of evolutionary biology suggests women are programmed to cheat to find the best possible sperm, so we figured we'd ask around.<p>People cheat. You'd be lying if you said you haven't done it, or at least thought about it. Researchers in one strand of evolutionary biology recently theorised …

Meet the 22-year-olds tackling our plastic waste

When they were not yet 20 years old, Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao came up with a scientific breakthrough to solve one of the most stubborn …

Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

Time Management

Earth just had its hottest August on record, NASA finds

August 2016 was the warmest such month on record, according to preliminary data released by NASA on Monday. This further ensures that the year will …

The Simple Mind Trick That Instantly Makes You More Persuasive

Mastering the art of persuasion is as simple as beginning with "You're right."<p>Even as neuroscientists continue to unearth new discoveries about the human brain, some of the most effective brain hacks have been around for years. Take Blaise Pascal, for example, born in 1623. The 17th-century French …

Hacking

You'll Never Complain Of Not Having Enough Time If You Can Apply This Rule

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

<b>Categories</b>Autism & ADHD, Big Pharma, Carolanne Wright, Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health, DNA, the Brain & The Human Body, Health & Medical, …

California extends its ambitious climate change law by 10 years

It aims to cut emissions 40 percent below the 1990 levels by 2030<p>California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation today to extend the state’s ambitious climate change law, the <i>Associated Press</i> reports. The new measures will increase California’s efforts to curb climate change and limit …

Best Life Quotes By Famous People & Inspiring Figures

Quotes are very powerful and life quotes that will change how you live forever. Maybe, the most thing about quotes is that they give you a …

Here's How to Ask Your Partner for What You Want — and Get It

Without getting labeled as a nag.<p>The truth is, many of us are poor advocates for ourselves. We ask our partner for things in a way that makes sure we won't get the things we want. Sometimes, we make our question a thinly veiled criticism about what the other person did not do right, and other …

Relationships

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

Attention-Seeking Guy From New Jersey Paddleboards to Meeting in a Suit<p>Lifting Slow and Steady May Help You Make More Gains<p>The 20-minute Functional …

Workouts

These Technologies May Actually Deliver Elon Musk’s Dream of Changing the World

As Tesla founder Elon Musk promises to change the world, starting with a giant battery factory in the Nevada desert, investors from Toronto to Tokyo …

Carbon Fiber

10 Psychological Tricks That Can Make Your Life Much Easier

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Self-help

BLACKROCK: Climate change is going to move a huge amount of money and not enough people are paying attention

"A tide of new regulations to combat climate change is rising," BlackRock said in a report. "The risks are underappreciated, yet could soon start to unfold."<p>Global leaders put climate change on the G20 agenda on Saturday, when both China and the United States signed on to a plan to curb …

Oklahoma earthquake among strongest in state history

• The 5.6-magnitude quake was felt from Nebraska to North Texas<br>• No major damage or injuries have been reported<p>One of the largest earthquakes in Oklahoma’s history shook the state on Saturday morning, and was felt by people from Nebraska to North Texas.<p>The 5.6-magnitude earthquake happened at 7.02am in …

Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot

Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>Stroll down a number of streets in Capitol Hill, one of Seattle’s most popular enclaves, and you’ll encounter restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries, and myriad public transit offerings. In 2008, …

11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Man-made “wind trees” will finally make it possible to power homes using turbines

Picture a steady breeze blowing through the leaves of a tree. Now imagine these leaves could do more than simply churn in the current of air—what if they could capture the wind and transform it into renewable energy?<p>Energy from wind is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, …

Renewable Energy

The best outdoor gear for camping, hiking, and exploring nature

The lesson learned from this Gregory backpack is that buying used is often as good as buying new. I bought this backpack on Craigslist for $50; I can’t tell you for sure what the model is. In the four years since, I’ve dragged it all over the place — up various mountains and one inactive volcano, …

Backpacking

An Aggressive Full-Body Fat-Loss Workout from The 21-Day Shred

By the time you reach Day 18 of the <b>The 21-Day Shred</b> you’ll already be significantly leaner, and quite possibly even stronger. The workout starts out …

Want the Secret to Happiness? Never Stop Doing This

Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently<p>Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently. We are constantly bombarded with messages that tell us …

Happiness

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

Time Management

Are You Lacking Focus? This Easy Week-Long Ritual Can Help

This short exercise helps clear the mental underbrush. And the biggest skeptics need it the most!<p>You know the benefits of meditation. But still, you don't do it. Hmmm.<p>Maybe it's time to consider an alternate approach. Not an alterna-<i>tive</i>--I have no doubt that meditation is everything you've heard. …

Cotton Candy

19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

Time I

What If All U.S. Coal Workers Were Retrained to Work in Solar?

The global economy is in a massive transition from a fossil-fuel-based energy system to one using sophisticated renewable energy technologies. For tens of thousands of fossil fuel workers, though, the energy industry outlook is not promising. For coal industry workers, the future looks particularly …

Fossil Fuels

How eco-friendly are electric cars? | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 04.08.2017

Dieselgate has many people turning to electric vehicles as a more environmentally friendly option. But in some respects, e-cars can be just as bad …

Autos