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1. Wanna Get Stuff Done? Keep Your Mouth Shut

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHopJHSlVo4 The received wisdom is that, when you have a goal in mind, you should tell all your friends about it …

The latest gadgets: Smartphone, smartwatch, smart ... tail?

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest developments surrounding the consumer-electronics show in Las Vegas known as CES (all times local):<p>5:00 p.m.<p>Perhaps the …

Australian Geologists Have Found a Meteorite That's Older Than Earth

Weird things happen in the outback.<p>A meteorite fragment believed to be older than Earth itself has been discovered in Australia, and it almost washed …

Meteorites

Paleo Profile: The Northern Mantis Shrimp

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>As far as invertebrates go, mantis shrimps are celebrities. They’re so creepy that they have come out the other side to become cool, and their penchant for punching or stabbing their prey with remarkable speed making them a pop science hit every time a new paper about …

NASA Confirms 100 New Alien Planets

The revamped Kepler mission is raking in the discoveries, turning up new kinds of worlds.<p>After being crippled by a mechanical malfunction, NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft is back in action and has found a slew of planets orbiting other stars.<p>Called K2, the revamped mission has already found …

Telescopes

Science says it's better to convince people you're naturally talented than a hard worker

Big deal.<p>Tell us how you were promoted to the C-suite within a day of arriving at the company because they could tell you were a born visionary — <i>then</i> we'll be impressed.<p>A new study, published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and cited on the Science of Us blog, reveals hard work is …

Entrepreneurship

The Philadelphia 76ers' radical rebuilding plan has a huge problem down the road

The 76ers have made no secret of their plans to tank. For the third year in a row, they've assembled a bare roster of rookies, young players, and fringe prospects in order to gain a high draft pick next June.<p>This is all part of a bigger plan to collect as many assets and draft picks as possible, …