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The Mechanics of Preventing Procrastination

A new study finds that thinking about far-off events in terms of days, rather than years, makes people get started sooner.<p>Procrastination is, in essence, stealing from yourself. The reason goals are so hard to reach, many psychologists think, is because each person believes they are really two …

Research

5 Ways to Master the Art of Letting Go

We've all had to let go of things at some point or another. Whether it be a pet, friend, boyfriend, or simply graduating high school. We are constantly ending chapters in order to start new chapters.<p>Though age and experience can make it a little easier to let go and move forward, completely letting …

Positive Thinking

Solar Eclipse

Scientists hope to stop counterfeit olive oil with magnetic DNA labels

Counterfeiting and adulteration is so rampant in the olive oil trade — one frequently cited study found as much as 69 percent of extra virgin olive oil in the US is substandard — that companies and distributors need a surefire way to verify the authenticity of product before it hits shelves. That's …

Starwatch: The May night sky

Three planets, and three bright stars, form a shallow arc across Britain's SW sky at our star map times. The line-up takes in Jupiter, conspicuous but low in Gemini in the NW, Regulus in Leo in the W, and Mars which shines brightly in Virgo and above-right of Spica in the SW. Extend it to Saturn in …

New Magnetic Material Could Boost Computer Data Storage

Computer hard drives could soon have a lot more storage capabilities, thanks to a recent discovery of a highly sensitive magnetic material that …

Spooky Atmospheric 'Teleconnections' Link North and South Poles

Long-distance atmospheric connections between the North and South poles are linking weather and climate in distant parts of the globe, according to …

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

Flavors

The world’s newest mineral is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before

Putnisite is completely unique and “unrelated to anything,” scientists say<p>It's purple and pretty and composed of cube-like crystals just 0.5 mm in size.<p>But what really makes putnisite, the world's newest mineral, truly unique is that nothing like it has ever been discovered before.<p>“Most minerals …