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Google X's chief business officer thinks the UK has prioritised the illusions of the modern world over happiness

Mo Gawdat, the chief business officer of Google X, thinks people in the UK have prioritised the illusions of the modern world over their happiness.<p>Gawdat, who is currently on a sabbatical from Google's moonshot factory, said the UK is one of the many developed nations where people have forgotten …

Happiness

Snap Co-Founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy Have Lost Billions Since the IPO

When Snap Inc. (SNAP) made its blockbuster debut on the public markets in March, co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy had plenty to smile …

The Secrets of Unkillable Tardigrades Found in Their DNA

They can survive freezing temperatures close to absolute zero, pressure six times greater than what's at the ocean floor, hundreds of times the radiation that would floor a human, and the vacuum of space.<p>Tardigrades, sometimes referred to as water bears, have a mythical toughness. The eight-legged …

10 Hacks to Make The Most Of Your Netflix Experience

Sometimes all you want to do is curl up, relax, and dive into a great Netflix binge. However, there are ways to make Netflix’s already great and …

100 Days In, Trump's Generals Seen As A Moderating Force

When President Donald Trump selected retired Marine Gen. James Mattis for defense secretary, it was a rare choice. No recently retired general had been selected for the top Pentagon job since George Marshall, some 66 years earlier.<p>Mattis had wide support on Capitol Hill from both parties. Described …

National Security

70+ Free Web Design Resources You Never Knew Existed

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web design, you cannot come up with the best web …

Last-Minute Black Friday TV Sales

Our list of the Top Black Friday TV Deals is limited to 10 sets, but we've seen so many great offers this year, especially on 4K TVs, that we've come …

Grab-and-Go Quick Breakfast Recipes

Eating a smart breakfast leads to healthier choices all day long. Make any one of these quick breakfast recipes ahead, and that’s one less thing you …

Breakfast

20 reasons why Reinhold Messner is the world's greatest living man

To mark World Mountain Day, we're paying homage to (probably) the coolest person on Earth right now. Here's why we love him:<p>1. He was the first man to climb every mountain over 8,000 metres<p>There are 14 peaks on Earth with summits in the “death zone”, above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Just over 30 …

Mountaineering

Obama Comments on Commutations of Prison Sentences

Prison

Donald Trump's foreign policy speech earns praise in Russia

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> After Donald Trump gave a much-anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday, some of the most glowing reviews that he received were from a place that doesn't often see eye-to-eye with American politicians.<p>Trump's speech was more than well-received in Russia. In Moscow's Red Square, …

Donald Trump

Most cancer cases are avoidable, say researchers

Study says environment and lifestyle factors such as toxic chemicals and radiation are main cause of disease<p>Most cases of cancer result from avoidable factors such as toxic chemicals and radiation, according to a study.<p>The findings clash with research published earlier this year which found that …

Cancer

The Little Book of Thanks

These enlightening quotes and adorable animal photos provide the perfect way to acknowledge everyone who makes a difference.

Nature

Review: The iPad Pro And The Death Of A Metaphor

/* */<p>“PCs are going to be like trucks. They are still going to be around, they’re still going to have a lot of value, but they’re only going to be used by one out of x people.” – Steve Jobs, 2010.<p>The iPad Pro is coming into the world with a lot of weight on its shoulders. The speculation and …

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

Sri Lanka

Microsoft Just Majorly Improved Windows 10

Microsoft is adding a handful of new features and improvements to its Windows 10 operating system starting Nov. 12, the company announced in a blog …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than …

Biomedicine

Supreme Court justice offers blistering example of racism in the legal system