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5 Daily Habits of 5 Incredibly Successful People (Including 2 Billionaires)

Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack Welch, Kirk Hammett, and Roger Penske all do at least one thing consistently--and have the results to show for it.<p>In the past months, I've been fortunate enough to meet and speak with some incredibly successful people; in this case, Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack …

Success

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I read the 87-year-old book recommended by Elon Musk, and my favorite chapter reveals the dark side of innovation and adventure

The book spotlights a dirty dozen of historical characters who rebelled against convention in some form (with occasionally disastrous results). Bolitho's renderings of this rogue's gallery of figures is historically problematic in parts, but it still makes for an interesting read — one that reveals …

6 Bad Habits You Must Break to Succeed

You can't outwork unhealthy patterns. The best way to ditch a bad habit is to embrace a good one in its place.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the young entrepreneurs I meet through my work as a writer, investor and entrepreneur aren't reaching their …

Time Management

Orgasmic Meditation Is a Thing—Here's What You Need to Know

When I first heard the term "orgasmic meditation," also known as "OM" for short, I pictured people sitting in a circle chanting "Om" until they somehow orgasmed. As it turns out, this practice is far from what it sounds like.<p>In reality, orgasmic meditation is when a woman lies down naked from the …

19 LGBT Hindu Gods

The notion of gender as a spectrum may feel to some a modern revelation, but Hindu literature and mythology for centuries has taught of the figures …

Hinduism

The women that kill, abuse and torture

We have struggled to comprehend the origins of female violence, painting female serial killers as reluctant sidekicks or psychotic femmes fatales. That needs to change.<p>It’s the visit that we all hope we’ll never experience. The police arrive at your home to tell you that a family member has been …

Study drives a sixth nail into the global warming ‘pause’ myth | John Abraham

Numerous climate records and denial myths have fallen in 2015<p>Despite the organization and funding behind groups which try to cast doubt about the causes and implications of climate change, the facts have spoken. The world continues to warm and their favorite myths have died.<p>We know that …

Jihadism is not nihilism: What everyone gets wrong about ISIS

<b>(Reuters)</b><p>Religious fanaticism is a consequence of faith, not of losing faith. It’s important that we make the distinction<p>Marty Kaplan<p>November 24, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>Extremist jihadism is a consequence of faith, not a consequence of losing faith. In the partisan battle over describing the Islamic …

How Science Has Been Abused to Promote Racism

Tim Crowe, <i>University of Cape Town</i><p>Race in human taxonomy -- the science of classifying organisms -- has a long, disgraceful history.<p>Individuals have used race to divide and denigrate certain people while promoting their claims of superiority. Some of these individuals were, and are, respected in …

This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you | Salon.com

Iran was once a secular democracy. You would not know this from contemporary discussions of the much demonized country in U.S. politics and media.<p>What happened to Iran's democracy? The U.S. overthrew it in 1953, with the help of the U.K. Why? For oil.<p>Mohammad Mosaddegh may be the most popular …

Political Science

What does Haram al-Sharif mean to Palestinians?

"The compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif, is the holiest site in Judaism, while the al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site in Islam."<p>This phrase, here cited from a recent report by BBC about the most recent violence in Jerusalem, is the common …

Remove Islam’s ‘Scarlet Letter’ Sex Laws

The terrible video of Taliban stoning a young Afghan woman to death has gone viral—and Muslims must fight against the outdated laws that allow such …

Study: Religious Kids Are Jerks

A study published in the journal Current Biology testing the behavior of Christian, Muslim, and atheist children has found that religious kids are …

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Particles

Opinion: Obama, Pope Francis, UN scientists can’t save Planet Earth

They’re losing the global warming battle. In spite of all their efforts, our power players — the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, U.S. …

Climate

What does the discovery of the world’s oldest Quran tell us?

For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Quran is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial.<p>But in academia the history of this holy text is much more opaque. For researchers in Islamic studies, …

Religion

Are we wrong about black holes?

When we think ‘black hole’ we get a fairly clear impression in our head: A hole torn in space and time by immense gravity. It’s the idea that they …

Black Holes

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

The Zep Tepi; The creation of Ancient Egypt

• The Zep Tepi is now considered by some researchers as a historical fact<p>According to the “Pyramid Texts”, there was a period that emerged from the …

Four myths about slavery in the US

People think they know everything about slavery in the United States, but they don’t. They think the majority of African slaves came to the American …

The Black Artist Who Thinks Race Is Fake

Hank Willis Thomas believes race is a construct, and his latest exhibition, using a century of advertising featuring white women, illustrates his …

8 awkward moments in the gay-marriage arguments

From ancient Greek sex to ‘plural marriage’ to 12-year-old child brides, things got a little weird on Tuesday.<p>Many of the Supreme Court justices came to the arguments on same-sex marriage Tuesday armed with a slew of colorful, wild and sometimes wildly implausible examples and counter-examples …

LGBTQI

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Universe

10 Foods You May Not Know that Are Healthier to Eat Raw

You probably already know that a ripe, red apple is a much healthier choice than a sugar-filled piece of chocolate cake. That much is common sense, …

This Artist Started Painting Gorgeous Art After He Went Blind

John Bramblitt uses textures to guide him stroke by stroke.<p>Over the years, he's worked on different techniques to master painting, with textures as a guide.<p>He mixes paint himself so he can control when it will dry, and even choose to use lines that are raised at first, but later flatten.<p>As for …

You’re praying to the wrong God: What organized religion gets wrong about prayer

<b>Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood in "House of Cards" (Netflix)</b><p>Here’s how science and spirituality might find common ground — and learn something about the universe<p>Nancy Ellen Abrams<p>April 5, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our …

How Many Beliefs Are Due to Sleep Deprivation?

Making peace with Exploding Head Syndrome and the need for explanations<p>Fyodor Dostoevsky kept a record of his seizures in a notebook. There were 102. Today some people with epilepsy do the same on Pinboards. Those less candid among the epileptic Pinterest community post empowering quotes: "Don't …

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