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The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Genetics Researchers Just Disproved a Long-Held Racist Assumption

Many genetic skin variants associated with light skin originated in Africa.<p>By on<p>Racism is a grotesque inheritance passed down from light-skinned …

15 Brave Quotes to Inspire You to Be Yourself

There’s something special about a person who knows—and shows—how unique they are. Whether it’s an eccentric sense of style or a mind full of unusual …

Motivation

We're About to See Our First-Ever Black Hole

By on<p>Filed Under Science, Physics & Stars<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Most galaxies contain a supermassive …

Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads - ExtremeTech

Google’s dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads<p>By on April 6, 2017 at 9:48 am<p>This site may earn …

Drone Footage of a Draining Dam Looks Like Flying Into a Black Hole

To prevent massive dams from overflowing when heavy rains cause water levels to rise, spillways like this are used to drain water to the stream …

Drones

Dawn probe spots organic materials on dwarf planet Ceres

Ceres is now officially included the list of celestial bodies where we've found organic molecules. NASA's Dawn scientists have spotted the presence of organic compounds on the dwarf planet using the spacecraft's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR). They found the organics covering an …

See the Evolution of Movie Magic With Every Oscar Winner for Visual Effects in History

The Academy Awards are almost here and many people will be talking about red carpet fashion, comedic monologues, and who got robbed. But few will be …

Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say It Again. And Again. And Again

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an …

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Microbiology

Martin Luther King, Jr., the radical: 9 MLK quotes the media won’t cite

The words of the real MLK were far more radical than today’s cherry-picked lines<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>The Martin Luther King Jr. who is cynically trotted out every time racial unrest erupts in our cities is the MLK who can be conveniently used to prop up the status quo. He is …

An asteroid just flew by Earth about 50% the distance to the moon, and we barely saw it coming

Early Monday morning, while people on the East Coast were making coffee, dropping kids off at school, and cursing in traffic, a space rock as big as a 10-story building slipped past Earth.<p>The asteroid, dubbed 2017 AG13, was discovered on Saturday by the University of Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey, …

Astronomy

Car companies should be very scared of Apple, Google and Tesla | CarAdvice

This year’s <b>Consumer Electronics Show</b> (CES) in Las Vegas could have almost been a motor show. From the endless booths of automotive-related products …

Carlos Ghosn

Why Google co-founder Larry Page is pouring millions into flying cars

People have dreamed about flying cars for decades, but the technology has always seemed far out of reach. Airplanes have long been too big, expensive, dangerous, loud, and complex for personal aviation to be more than a hobby for rich people.<p>But that might be about to change. “There’s a couple of …

Aerospace

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable--such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast--complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves efficiency …

13-foot-tall Korean mech suit aims to assist with Fukushima cleanup

You probably don't know Vitaly Bulgarov's name – but you've almost certainly seen his work before. His highly technical, futuristic robot designs …

Star Wars 'Rogue One': How Palpatine made the Galaxy great again

<b>HONOLULU</b>, December 16, 2016 – Have you seen the exciting new Star Wars interquel, <i>Rogue One</i>? As a political scientist, I’ve always appreciated the …

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

10 Success lessons from Will Smith – “Actor, Producer, Rapper” for entrepreneurs

Share74<p>Tweet<p>Share109<p>+117<p>Shares 200<p>Will Smith, is one of the most popular and powerful stars in Hollywood, no doubt! But beyond glitz and glamour, …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

Shy and Self-Conscious in Group Settings? The Perfect Way to Overcome Your Fear of Small Talk

If it works for me, it will definitely work for you.<p>I went to a conference with a client. Everyone there knew him, because he was <i>the</i> <i>guy</i>.<p>I was just some guy with him at the conference. And that was totally fine, until he got pulled away.<p>Then I was just some guy at the conference who didn't know a …

Self-help

Tesla Just Powered a 600-Person Island With Renewable Solar Energy

When you live on a remote island, scarcity is a recurring theme; from food to power to accessibility. The island of Ta’u in American Samoa knows this …

Solar Power

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Genetics

7 Success lessons from Larry Page – “The Google Guy” for entrepreneurs

Share75<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 117<p>Who does not know the founder of Google? An American computer scientist who also founded PageRank, this dynamic …

Four Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Self-improvement

At Sundar Pichai’s Google, AI Is Everything—And Everywhere

A year into his tenure as CEO of Google, the low-key leader talks about what the company is, where it’s going, and how it gets things done.<p>Sundar Pichai is huddling with five Google staffers in a room next to his office that’s known—appropriately enough—as “Sundar’s Huddle.” The employees are …

AI takeover: Google’s ‘DeepMind’ platform can learn and think on it’s own without human input

AI good for internal back office and some limited front office activities; however, still need to see more adoption of QC in the Net and …

Artificial Intelligence

John Legend Lays Down 4 Steps To Maximize Your Creativity

And who wouldn’t heed the creative advice of a 10-time Grammy winner?<p>John Legend is not a proud man.<p>Sure, he has much to be proud <i>of</i> (10 Grammys, an Academy Award for Best Original Song, two NAACP Image Awards, etc.) but when it comes to his career as a solo artist, he’s not above creating a …

Creativity

Pittsburgh's new artificially intelligent stoplights could mean no more pointless idling

Thanks to a new pilot program from the tech startup Rapid Flow Technologies, Steel City now boasts 50 intersections whose stoplights are running artificial intelligence software known as Surtrac that reduces wait times on empty or lightly-traveled roads.<p>Since Surtrac was first introduced in 2012, …

Transportation

The Fatal Flaw That Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Shared

Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. Sixteen years later, that dominance is looking threadbare. The reason is failed leadership, and Apple – currently the dominant tech firm for the mobile era – is at risk of making …