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The Neuroscience of Trust

Publication Date: <b>January 01, 2017</b><p>Managers have tried various strategies and perks to boost employee engagement--all with little impact on long-term retention and performance. But now, neuroscience offers some answers. Through his research on the brain chemical oxytocin--shown to facilitate …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Amazing storm timelapse compilation will leave you breathless

Chasing deadly storms is a hobby that might raise some eyebrows. But one redditor has good reason to partake in this dangerous job.<p>"I can't find a …

Slow-Motion Ocean: Atlantic's Circulation Is Weakest in 1,600 Years

If hemisphere-spanning currents are slowing, greater flooding and extreme weather could be at hand

You listen to music at work, and it alters your mind. Yes, seriously.

Many people feel that listening to music at work improves their mood. Others claim it even makes them more productive. Is there any merit to these …

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

There’s a stunning celestial phenomenon that’s officially named “Steve”

The saga of Steve continues. And this time, the northern lights-like celestial phenomenon is being officially recognized by research published in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances.<p>Steve looks like a neon purplish or green strip across the night sky, and it’s visible in Canada, though it’s …

Astronomy

This is a ’60-Second’ Handheld Photo of the Milky Way

Photographer Jonathan Usher of Wellington, New Zealand, recently created this photo of the Milky Way rising from the horizon near his city. But get …

Landscape Photography

Research suggests positive attitude may be secret to long life

Research already suggests a healthy diet and physical activity may lead to a longer life — but now new data reveals certain character traits might …

Research

I Didn’t Find My Passion Until I Was 50 Years Old

“Follow your passion” is advice we hear so often, it almost seems like a cliché. It sounds fabulous, except for one thing: What if you don’t have a …

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon': 10 Things You Didn't Know

There are hit albums, and then there's <i>Dark Side of the Moon</i>. Pink Floyd's eternally popular song cycle has sold more than 15 million copies in the …

Indie Music

Self-Care is Not Selfish; Self-Denial is Not Selfless

In last week’s blog post, we discussed a novel in which a <b>psychologist enters into a sexual relationship with her client</b>, a decision that is portrayed …

Track Down

How Self-Compassion Helps You Cope With the Ups and Downs of Life

When it comes to personal development, our culture often celebrates those who are self-assured or self-confident. But new research suggests that …

Mindfulness

SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

Falcon Heavy

This gadget lets you scratch and DJ on vinyl without a needle

Turntablism, no tonearm needed<p><i>Update Thursday, February 15th 12PM ET:</i> <i>This article was originally published on February 10th, 2018 and has been updated to include new video.</i><p>French company MWM has announced a new product called Phase that sits on your turntable and allows you to DJ audio files with …

This Hidden Cabin in Norway Looks Like It Was Buried in an Avalanche (Video)

Norwegian architecture studio Vardehaugen created the unique Vindheim Cabin, a hidden modern cabin that is meant to be discovered by hikers.<p>The cabin …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Add Clouds & Enhance Colors for More Dramatic Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

One lesson all outdoor photographers learn is that there’s a big difference between a beautiful location and a great landscape photograph. That’s …

Landscape Photography

Breathtaking Nature Photographs

Following Arnas Goldberg on Instagram is the account that will make you dream and travel. That will make you admire the beauty of a starry sky in …

Northern Lights

Emotional Intelligence Has a Scary Dark Side, Says Science | Inc.com

Back in 1995, Daniel Goleman published the bestselling book, <i>Emotional Intelligence</i>. It was based on a concept introduced roughly three decades earlier by Michael Beldoch: Emotionally intelligent individuals have the ability to identify and respond to emotions both in themselves and others. Now, …

Emotional Intelligence

18-Year-Old Urbex Photographer Dark.Cyanide Shows Us A Hidden View of NYC

When I asked Dark Cyanide to reveal his real name, he politely declined. Despite his mounting popularity, the photographer is shrouded in mystery, …