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If you want to be more successful, stop networking

The biggest reason why connecting with people benefits you is simple: It allows you to extend your reach further, which in turn allows your ideas to make a much bigger impact.<p>The result is that you achieve your goals a lot faster with a few key friends to help you out than if it is just you, …

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

What Does It Take to Lose 1 Pound of Fat?

What Does It Take to Lose 1 Pound of Fat? Did you know that you have to create a 3500 calorie a week deficit in order to lose one pound of fat? One …

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Can You Use Any Charger With Any Device?

Every device—smartphone, tablet, or laptop—seems to come with its own charger. But do you really need all these different cables and charging blocks? …

Germany is ready to switch on its stellarator fusion reactor

Even with recent pushes to expand clean energy, most of modern society runs on fossil fuels. Scientists have been chasing the dream of clean nuclear …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

We all know that our brains learn by repetition. So, if we want to learn a new skill or habit, repetition is key. We learn by practice. Doesn't it make sense then that the thoughts we "practice" over and over become our habits and eventually shape our character and personality?<p><i>This article was</i> …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Heading to Mars? Stop by the moon to refuel

In the future, the most cost efficient way to get to Mars might be to not go to Mars directly at all. By carrying just enough fuel to reach the moon …

Space Exploration

5 Common Mental Errors That Stop You From Making Good Decisions

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>I like to think of myself as a rational person, but I’m not one. The good news is it’s not just me — or you. We are all irrational.<p>For a long time, researchers and economists believed that humans made logical, well-considered decisions. In recent …

Japan Inc supports bringing in low-skilled foreign labor: Reuters poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - Three-quarters of Japanese companies support opening up the country to more foreign workers in low-skilled jobs to cope with a rapidly worsening labor shortage, a Reuters poll shows - a stark contrast to deep-seated government reluctance to do so.<p>Workers stand at a construction …

HISTORIC DISCOVERY: Physicists 'PROVE' God DIDN'T create the Universe

NASAInflation theory: Mind-blowing expansion in nano seconds<p>The colossal question has troubled religions, philosophers and scientists since the dawn …

Particles

Why are Web addresses in English?

The short answer: Web addresses are in English because the people who developed the standards for Web addresses were, for the most part, …

Domain Names

Dos and don’ts to preserve your brainpower

From changing your diet to partying like you’re 21, here are six tips for protecting your brain from the ravages of time.<p>Like any good machine, the brain needs a little care and attention as it ages to ensure it continues to run in good working order. If only there were a manual to its maintenance …

The Brain

12 Theories of How We Became Human, and Why They’re All Wrong

Naledi Fossils<p>Killers? Hippies? Toolmakers? Chefs? Scientists have trouble agreeing on the essence of humanity—and when and how we acquired it.<p>Naledi Fossils<p>What a piece of work is man! Everyone agrees on that much. But what exactly is it about <i>Homo sapiens</i> that makes us unique among animals, let …

Pulp Fiction

Want to Boost Productivity? Try These 10 Unique Habits

Hard stops, waking up earlier, writing lists by hand. One of these could just help boost your productivity.<p>It seems every day someone presents a new, revolutionary formula to achieve maximum productivity.<p>You may already know, you should take 17 minute breaks after every 52 minutes of work. No doubt …

'Million Dollar Listing' star explains how waking up at 4:30 a.m. supercharges his productivity

His business, The Serhant Team, is the No. 1 real-estate team by sales volume in New York, and No. 6 in the US, according to REAL Trends.<p>Serhant is an associate broker of Nest Seekers International, so he's an independent contractor working for a larger brokerage firm. But he's essentially an …

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Vertu's new luxury phone gets you into exclusive events

By now, we know phones are more than just phones. You've got your apps, your browsers, your 3D Touch. What about a luxury phone that represents your …

Mobile Technology

Japan passes controversial security laws

When World War II ended, allied forces made it a condition of surrender for Japan to have a military limited only to self defence.<p>Seventy years later, Japan says it needs a stronger military and has passed a law that could lead to its forces being deployed abroad.<p>The issue has sparked protests, …

Horror and fear in Gaza after Egypt floods tunnels

Seventy-three year old Mansura Abu Shaar was more than happy to talk to strangers.<p>People rarely came this far, she told us, and it seemed to her that very few of those that did, cared enough to ask how they were doing.<p>"Not well at all," she said needing little prodding. "Not well at all."<p>Mansura …

Bridge Basics - A Spotter's Guide to Bridge Design

Bridge Basics<p>Because of the wide range of structural possibilities, this Spotter's Guide shows only the most common fixed (non-movable) bridge types. …

Bridge Engineering - Classification of Bridges

Bridge Engineering – Components of Bridge Structures<p>A bridge is a structure providing passage over an obstacle without closing the way beneath. The …

With the help of technology, my students have become teachers

They leave my classroom, and soon my inbox is full of TED technology talks that relate to Brave New World; examples of advertisements that mirror themes we’ve been discussing in Nineteen Eighty-Four; or obscure letters written by an author we are studying.<p>My own arsenal of material has been greatly …

How the co-creator of Explain Everything uses Book Creator - Book Creator app

Reshan Richards turned to Book Creator in his classroom to help create books to be shared with lower grade students.<p>As the co-founder of an app that …

More than just a whiteboard app-- Using Explain Everything to enhance instruction & support student learning

One of my favorite presentation apps for the classroom is Explain Everything (available for iOS, Google Play, Microsoft Store, and Chrome Web Store, …

Top 10 Best Educational Websites for Preschoolers

Looking for some most popular and best educational websites for preschoolers? Check out the list of top 10 preschool educational websites<p>Childhood is …