John Tansey

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7 Ways Zen Buddhism Can Change Your Life

7 Easy Alpine Routes For Your Summer Tick List

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>3488<p>3.5K<p>SHARES<p>Sometimes, when committing to a move, I hear my friend Lee’s cranky voice in my head: “Could you pull …

Hiking

How DNA Scissors Can Perform Surgery Directly On Your Genes

These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.<p>Jay Johnson’s DNA was cut into pieces. Tiny molecular scissors chopped it into slices the cell couldn’t readily repair. The cell did its best at a speedy patch-up job, but the gene was left effectively useless. As the battered …

Genetics

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

What I'm Reading: Neatorama Founder Alex Santoso

What I’m Reading: Neatorama Founder Alex Santoso<p>Inside Flipboard / January 16, 2014<p><i>It was only after Alex Santoso earned a PhD in biochemistry and</i> …

Abandoned Doctor's House Photos Reveal The Past Lives Of A Mansion (PHOTOS)

When we come across photos of forgotten homes, they usually leave us totally stunned and full of questions. And we're clearly not the only ones who find these images captivating. We stumbled upon photographer Daniel Marbaix's Flickr site, chock full of eery pictures like these from an abandoned …

Power plants to boost our crops

To feed our growing population, we must produce more food in the next 40 years than we’ve done since the dawn of agriculture. Hack into plants to make photosynthesis more efficient.<p>If you have missed my previous two columns, I’m currently looking at the radical technologies or events that have the …

Farming

Element of the week: einsteinium | video

What do Ivy Mike, plutonium and Gabon, Africa share in common?<p>This week, we meet the element einsteinium, which has the atomic symbol <b>Es</b> and the atomic number <b>99</b>. The atomic symbol was originally <b>E</b> but was later changed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) to conform to …

The STEM Gender Gap

The number of girls and women studying the sciences has steadily increased each year, but there is still a gender gap in higher education and the work force. Researchers Andresse St. Rose and Catherine Riegle-Crumb and Linda Kekelis, executive director of Techbridge, discuss the social and …

The Dark Side Of The Love Hormone Oxytocin

New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was.<p>Oxytocin, the feel-good bonding hormone released by physical contact with another person, orgasm and childbirth (potentially encouraging monogamy), might have a darker side. The love drug also plays an important role in …