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Try This Mind Trick To Deal With Annoying Co-Workers

At some point in your career, you’ll undoubtedly cross paths with colleagues that irk you. Maybe it’s the presumption that their opinions are the only correct ones on the planet or their blatant brown-nosing to get on the boss’ good side. Perhaps you can’t stand how their arrogance, moodiness or …

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

Procrastination

Ancient Earth Had More Than Two Magnetic Poles

The history Earth's magnetic field is more complicated than you think.<p>Most of us don't often think about Earth's magnetic field, but without it, humans and most other life would be unable to exist. Earth's magnetic field protects our planet from harsh radiation blasted out of the sun. It's …

Want to learn a new language? Get a partner and play this video game - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

ITHACA, N.Y. – Games are usually more fun when you play with other people, but if you're playing an educational game, interacting with other players …

Tomatoes grown in Martian soil for first time

Hopes for a colony on Mars took a step forward after scientists proved it was possible to grow edible food in Martian soil for the first time.<p>Researchers in the Netherlands have been attempting to grow crops in soils created to simulate conditions on the Red Planet and also the Moon.<p>Scientists of …

These 7 Cool Tech Tools Can Help You Change Your Life

Want to break a bad habit or start a good one? Tech can help.<p>Changing your habits is hard. Really hard. Maybe that's why there are so many experts offering advice on exactly how to approach your quest for a better lifestyle.<p>No doubt many of these tips are helpful, but as with any difficult …

Project Management

No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

Pear-shaped nuclei discovery challenges time travel hopes

<b>Scottish-based scientists have discovered that the nuclei of some atoms are not symmetrical.</b><p>The finding challenges some of the fundamental concepts of physics.<p>It could explain why there is more matter than antimatter - but it may also end hopes of time travel.<p>The Universe has a fundamental problem. …

How To Really, Truly Get Over A Breakup

Heartbreak doesn’t just hurt, it often feels impossible. So many questions come along with the pain: <i>How can I move on? How do I get through this?</i> …

Breakups

Best Chrome extensions for productivity

Whether you're a notorious procrastinator or just looking to block out some unwanted distractions when you need to buckle down and focus, here are …