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Scotland becomes home to the first phase of the world’s largest underwater tidal energy farm

As I reported on the new offshore wind strategy by the United States yesterday, Scotland was busy welcoming the beginning phase of the world’s first, and largest underwater tidal energy farm which will be placed off the north coast of Scotland. The first out of the four planned turbines sits at a …

We're finally starting to understand the 'genetics of success'

For decades, we've known from twin studies that psychological traits like intelligence and personality are influenced by genes. That's why identical twins (who share all their genes) are not just more physically similar to each other than non-identical twins (who share half their genes), but also …

8 Ways to Be More Productive Without Feeling Like a Robot

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

Stunning Standouts of the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest 2016

The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest is now underway! It kicked off on August 15 and will run until November 4. …

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How To Be More Productive At Work

When Warren Buffett first met Bill Gates, they were each asked by a fellow dinner guest to identify what they thought was the single most important …

4 Secrets to Getting Through Difficult Situations (and Really Bad Days)

The human experience is filled with love, passion, creativity, joy, connection, compassion, laughter… and the taste of chocolate. But because we as …

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8 Drivers that will shape the future of virtual/augmented reality

It was published here as well.<p>Since Google launched Google Glass in 2013 and Facebook acquired Oculus Rift for $2 Bn in 2014, virtual reality and …

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Virtual Reality, with Feeling - MIT Technology Review

Truly immersive virtual reality requires more than just convincing visuals. Now a British startup has developed a neat way to inject feelings, too.<p>In …

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Why we need mindfulness in the workplace

For an employee, it means being fully present in a moment, thinking only of the task at hand, not what is piled up in the in-box or what might appear …

How Silence Affects Our Brains in A Good Way, Science Explains

In a world that’s increasingly busy and loud, silence sells. Like clean water, silence is a resource, and can, in fact, be used as a selling point. …

Mindfulness Changes The Way Our Brains React To Sadness

Almost every guide to happiness whether it’s a self-help book or an online checklist will extol the numerous benefits of meditation and mindfulness. …

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Learn Python the Hard Way

Millions of people have learned to code. So can you.<p>Newly updated for Python 3, the original and still the most popular way for total beginners to …

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When You Can Stop Yourself From Multitasking, Your Brain Will Start To Change

Learn how our brain changes when we mindfully train ourselves to go against its natural tendency to multitask.

How To Crush Your Goals

For many of us, 2016 began with a promise -- a promise that this year we will accomplish that which has eluded us. Often it's the everyday things that prove most difficult -- managing your schedule, treating people the way you ought to, and keeping things in perspective when chaos is at hand.<p>There …

10 iconic buildings from the architect behind America's most stunning mid-century modern structures

The Finnish-American architect designed some of America's most futuristic, innovative structures during the late 1940s and 1950s, but Rosen says his work is only beginning to receive the attention and study it deserves.<p>Rosen's new documentary about the architect, called "Eero Saarinen: The …

The CEO of a company with 40,000 employees shares his top 4 leadership lessons

Ronnie Leten, CEO of Atlas Copco, a global company with more than 40,000 employees, wouldn't hesitate a minute.<p>He would tell him or her straight in the face, because he believes honesty trumps all other considerations. "I might punch you in the face, but I'll never stab you in the back," he …

The Mind-Blowing Link Between Happiness and Creativity

Nurturing your child’s creativity will likely help her live a more fulfilling, happier life. More and more research is emerging on the link between …

Which interior design style matches your personality?

Our homes are often a reflection of our inner personality and character. We spend a great deal of time within our dwellings, and for this reason, it …

Procrastination, Resistance, Fear? Join the Club.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on Aug. 31, 2016.</i><p>In the past, I have written how you've got to get your self-esteem up and make sure your self-talk is positive, to become a more attractive person. Now, we tackle the ugly, three-eyed …

These Yoga, Exercise, and Meditation Apps Can Help You Shake That Stress

Americans, as many will admit, are perpetually overworked and invariably sedentary. Despite the endless options for getting in shape—gym memberships, …

You Asked: Why Can’t I Remember Things?

You spaced on that lunch meeting you said you’d attend, or you forgot a promise you’d made to a friend. Minor memory lapses strike us all from time …

10 great adventures for solo travellers

1. Wild Scotland<p>Just around the coast from the Eden community on Ardnamurchan lies the equally remote Knoydart Peninsula. A simple but comfortable alpine-style lodge with single rooms is the base for some challenging guided walks over the Knoydart passes and around the islands of Eigg and Rum. Most …

6 Habits Of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs need to have the right set of skills if they’re going to be successful. The fact is that so many people are not focusing on the …

10 Ways to stay focussed as an entrepreneur

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+13<p>Shares 30<p>Distractions are a common phenomenon for any human being and entrepreneurs are no exception to that rule. So if at any …

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Amazing Sculptures That Are Purely A Work Of Great Artists Imagination

World is full of artists and sometimes, these great artist create some masterpieces. While, there are a number of sculptures in this world but few …

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