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Staying Motivated When You're on the Verge of Burnout

As the famous late basketball coach John Wooden once put it: "Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Maybe those other countries that work shorter hours and take five weeks of holiday a year know something we don't here …

If You Do These Five Things Your Relationship Is Toxic AF

We go to school to learn geometry and ace standardized tests, but who teaches us how to behave in relationships? No one. Honestly, we learn from making mistakes (dumping the nice, but boring guy before prom) and the example or lack of examples we got by watching and <i>mami</i> and <i>papi</i> breakup to make up …

Goal to limit warming to 1.5C to avoid the worst impacts of climate change was seen as unreachable, but updated research suggests it could be met if strong action is taken<p>The highly ambitious aim of limiting global warming to less than 1.5C remains in reach, a new scientific analysis shows.<p>The 1.5C …

Carbon Emissions

This is why you’re sitting all wrong

According to medical science, sitting hunched and twisted like a pretzel in a chair is killing us body and soul, hour by hour. In an analysis of 47 …

The 'internet of things' is sending us back to the Middle Ages

Internet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had …

Intellectual Property

THE WAY YOU HOLD HANDS REVEALS THIS ABOUT YOUR RELATIONSHIP! – Healthy Remedies

Body language can convey a lot about you, as well as the person that you’re interacting with. If you’re in a relationship, are you a hand-holder? …

6 Signs You're In A Band-Aid Relationship (And What To Do About It)

Should you stay or go? Therapists weigh in.<p>It’s hard to admit, but in romantic relationships, sometimes we settle for what we’re familiar with rather than what we deserve.<p>Call them Band-Aid relationships. It’s the type of coupling where things are OK, but not great. You may feel lukewarm about the …

Scientists are dusting off a long-forgotten weapon to cope with modern bacteria

In 1915, British scientist Frederick Twort saw something weird happening to the bacteria that had invaded his viral cultures: They were disappearing, a sign they had been destroyed. Two years later, French-Canadian microbiologist Félix d’ Hérelle observed the same phenomenon in his own lab.<p>Both …

Biology

Ancient DNA Shows How Cats Took Over The World

They even domesticated themselves.<p>Thousands of years before Hello Kitty and Grumpy Cat, some wild little felines and early farmers made a tacit deal: …

Waking up early for work could quite literally be killing you

Around one in five people in Western countries could be putting their health at risk simply by going to work. This is because working shifts outside of the rest of the population’s normal hours has been linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and even declines in brain …

Here are 100 PowerPoint shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Well, get ready to be even fancier (and more productive) because we've curated 100 of the best PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Mindful eating: 'Suddenly, you have power over food'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It happened by accident.<p>Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.<p>Hutchinson was diagnosed with prediabetes at the time and was obese, with …

The new study also confirms the planet is warming 20 times faster than Earth’s fastest natural climate change<p>Earth’s last ice age ended about 12,000 years ago. The warmer and more stable climate that followed allowed for the development of agriculture and the rise of human civilization. This …

Climate Change

The Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Talking about artificial intelligence is in season for Europe’s corporate executives. Just don’t mention its shortcomings.<p>The C-suite is eager to …

Would being high achievers make my kids happier? Or should I let them chill out?

It was the first day after half term, and I was walking the kids into school when I found myself stunned by a statement made by one of the other parents: “I know I’m a good parent.” How can you possibly know that? Hope? Yes. Strive? Sure. But <i>know</i>? Like, really know? I would argue that if you “know” …

Grand Theft Auto

This Website Predicts Whether Or Not Your Job Will Be Taken Over By Heartless Robots

As kids, who didn’t sit, salivating in front of the television, watching <i>The Jetsons</i> live their best futuristic lives? The ‘60s cartoon, which …

Scientists Just Found a New Weapon That Can Combat Cancer: Coffee

A Dose-Dependent Cancer Cure?<p>Researchers from the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh have found that it’s possible that the …

CRISPR gene-editing tool causes unintended genetic mutations

It's not hyperbolic to say that the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique has been a revolutionary breakthrough, allowing scientists the ability to …

This AI will tell you if you’ll split up with your partner in just six questions

Why waste time going out with someone when you know your relationship is already doomed?<p>Thankfully, a new web app from AI firm DataRobot can tell …

Machine Learning

There’s a dark side to meditation that no one talks about

We’ve all heard about the benefits of meditation <i>ad nauseam</i>. Those disciplined enough to practice regularly are rewarded with increased control over the brainwaves known as alpha rhythms, which leads to better focus and may help ease pain. In addition to calming the mind and body, meditation can …

Meditation

Preliminary findings suggest that a mysterious series of earthquakes in the Pacific could be down to previously undetected plates<p>Scientists say they have found a possible layer of tectonic plates within the Earth’s mantle which could explain a mysterious series of earthquakes in the Pacific.<p>For …

Earth Science

Our IQs have never been higher – but it hasn’t made us smart

We tend to assume that our intelligence is simply a matter of nature and nurture – but as the celebrated psychologist James Flynn explains to BBC Future, many other factors can stunt or boost your IQ, right down to the person you choose to marry.<p>James Flynn is worried about leaving the world to …

Are you a Dolphin or a Lion? The best time to wake, eat, sleep, exercise or go on a date

You’ve probably already seen a lot of tricks and tips about the “what” and “how” of success (how to lose weight; what to say to your boss to get a pay increase, etc). “What” and “how” are excellent and necessary questions – but there is another crucial question that must be addressed in order to …

How to Ask for Feedback That Will Actually Help You

“So,” I asked Mary*. “Do you have any feedback for me? What can I do better the next time?”<p>We had just finished delivering a leadership training to senior executives at a large financial services company. My working relationship with Mary was a little tricky; she was my co-trainer and also my …

Psychology: How many senses do we have?

We often talk of having five senses as a universal truth. In reality, there may be more – or fewer – depending on the way you look at the question. Christian Jarrett explains the controversy.<p>Some myths about the brain, such as the idea we only use 10% of our grey matter, are notorious, especially …

Evolution: Why do your eyes face forwards?

Why don’t we have peepers protruding from the sides of our heads? It's partly for 3D vision, but as Jason G Goldman discovers, that's not the only reason.<p>Take a stroll through a zoo and, if you're paying attention, you might notice that most animals can be sorted into two groups. There are those …

This Is What Someone Thought the iPad Would Look like, in 2004

Before the iPad or even the iPhone was released, there were years of speculation on what portable products Apple would release.<p>Just like they do now, people on the Internet created renders back in 2004 of products they thought Apple would release. We stumbled across an old concept from 2004 on the …