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The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Productivity

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?

In 12 of 16 past cases in which a rising power has confronted a ruling power, the result has been bloodshed.<p>When Barack Obama meets this week with Xi Jinping during the Chinese president’s first state visit to America, one item probably won’t be on their agenda: the possibility that the United …

Geopolitics

7 Classic Dating Deal Breakers You Should Be Aware Of

What exactly is a dating <b>Deal Breaker</b>? These are the qualities a man either has or comes with that you can't tolerate in your life. Or conversely, they are qualities a man MUST HAVE in order to date you, such as the same religion or culture.<p>Men also have Deal Breakers when it comes to dating you. …

Another beloved craft beer has found a deep-pocketed backer

The New York private-equity firm LNK Partners is taking a minority position in Dogfish Head Brewery, according to the BeerNet blog. The company and the private-equity firm did not return calls for comment.<p>Dogfish Head has a dedicated following of beer aficionados in part thanks to its focus on …

S2000 Powered: 1976 Toyota Celica

This 1976 Toyota Celica hatchback has lost its reliable, but slightly tepid 18R four cylinder in favor of the screaming F22C from a Honda S2000. This …

Musk to Hand Over First Model X SUVs Tuesday Night Near Factory

Tesla Motors Inc., the smallest publicly held U.S. automaker, hands over the first of its Model X sport utility vehicles Tuesday evening amid growing …

DIY: How To Light Up Your Bike Wheels [Video]

Crafty, safe fun<p>As the winter months approach, darkness is falling earlier and earlier. Do not bike gently into that good night! By spending a few hours tinkering with LEDs, you can outfit your dull wheels with hypnotically glowing rings.<p>Some kits on the market use customizable circuit boards to …

Ryan Adams – “My Wrecking Ball” Video

Ryan Adams’ new self-titled LP is one of the best things he’s ever released, and one of my favorite albums of the year, and even though its singles …

Scrublands - Photographs and text by Antoine Bruy | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Sujong Song. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p><b>From Juror Sujong Song:</b><p>“<i>Scrublands</i> by Antoine Bruy is about people who have …

Buenos Aires

Why mosquitoes bite some people and not others

Science explains one of life’s great mysteries. Plus! A natural remedy to keep you insect-free all summer<p>Jill Richardson<p>July 1, 2014 11:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky …

Smartphone battery “holy grail” may double life in near future

This week the folks behind a paper published in Nature Nanotechnology have suggested they’ve stabilized the “holy grail” of batteries. Standard …

8 Summer Miseries Made Worse by Global Warming, From Poison Ivy to Allergies

New environmental report warns of summer woes worsened by climate change.<p>With average global temperatures expected to rise more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) over the coming decades, a new report from a leading U.S. environmental group warns that future summers are likely to be …

Glasses That Make Beer Taste Better

“What’s your recommended glassware for an IPA?”<p>Brewers spend years perfecting a chocolaty stout or balanced IPA, but when it comes to showcasing their craft, a pint glass serves about as well as a bucket. To rectify this crime against taste, the glass makers at Spiegelau created a line of …

Weekends with Engadget: Apple's developer conference, LG G3 review and more!

This week, we watched Apple announce iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, reviewed the LG G3, gave Cortana a psych eval and investigated the reality of life with autonomous cars. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and be sure to subscribe to our Flipboard magazine!<p>Apple …

Road Trip Pre-Departure Checklist: Items to Make or Break Your Trip – Feature

Lambert<p>Once you’ve planned an epic road trip, booked your hotels, organized your activities, and taken care of any long-term maintenance items on your vehicle, there are still a number of details to check in the weeks, days, and hours before you hit the road. Read on for a handy list of the most …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Heartbleed Bug: Here Are the Passwords You Should Change

When it comes to changing your passwords, the Heartbleed Bug is a better-safe-than-sorry bug.<p>This is not a case of hackers breaking into a bunch of …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

How do you fix two-thirds of the web in secret?

When word of the Heartbleed bug first came out, news spread like a fire alarm — but it didn’t spread evenly. The vulnerability was spread across as many as two out of every three servers, which made a standard disclosure impossible. Some companies like Facebook got the news early, either from …

How Obamacare Lowers The Price Of Your Car Insurance

The cost of automobile insurance, workers’ compensation coverage and general business liability insurance could drop by as much as 5% thanks to the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study.<p>Though the health law doesn’t cover cars or workers compensation, new analysis by RAND Corporation …

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Video Shows Chicago Commuter Train Derailing, Charging Up Escalator

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Yesterday, an eight-car commuter train derailed in Chicago's O'Hare airport, crossing a platform and …

How the War on Drugs' 'Dream' Became an Indie-Rock Reality

Adam Granduciel just circled back to his Philadelphia home after a two-mile walk, which is fitting. The singer-guitarist's past decade can be charted …

Indie Music