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'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

What Is Consciousness?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and …

Consciousness

Reddit's List of the Most Disturbing Movies of All Time Will Freak You the F*ck Out

On Tuesday, Reddit user Ladyberries posed an interesting question for other people on the site: "What are movies that genuinely disturbed you that don't have rape, violence, cannibalism, or gross images?" Sure, it's easy to get scares out of audiences when blood is being splashed all over the …

Horror

In This Bible Study, Science And Faith Don't Have To Compete

Science and Christianity often seem at odds in the public imagination. But some churches have made part of their mission to lessen that tension by bringing science into Bible study.<p>"You can't have a seat at the table if you don't speak science," said Matthew Groves, 24, an adult Bible study teacher …

Faith

Pictures of the Week 4.26.18

Greg’s Super Ultra Mega Hyper Light PCT Gear List

The title says it all. It is time for the ever-anticipated post where I gloat over my far lighter and superior gear choices and make you question …

Hiking

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

NASA’S KEPLER TELESCOPE DISCOVERED ARTIFICIAL MEGASTRUCTURE BUILT BY AN ADVANCED ALIEN CIVILIZATION

<b>NASA’s Kepler Telescope has stumbled upon one of the most fascinating discoveries so far — a colossal artificial megastructure believed to have been</b> …

3 Psychedelics Mathematically Proven to “Elevate” Consciousness

LSD, Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms), and Ketamine have been part of the counter-culture for decades, with evidence that they are used more commonly …

Consciousness

Stephen Hawking says he knows what happened before the dawn of time

It's the biggest question in the universe. What happened before the Big Bang? Now world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking says he has an answer.<p>“The boundary condition of the universe ... is that it has no boundary,” Hawking tells the National Geographic’s <i>Star Talk</i> show this weekend.<p>In other words, …

Physics

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

Physics

The Best Foods To Help You Relax When You're Stressed Out, According To Science

If you're absolutely starving and simultaneously stressed out, it can be a pretty dangerous combination. You might end up grabbing the closest snack …

10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button

The Best Chocolate Lava Cake Comes from the Slow Cooker

Coat a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk the flour, granulated sugar, 2/3 cup of the cocoa powder, baking powder, …

Slow Cookers

The Benefits of Black Garlic and How It Beats the White Version

How many of you have ever heard of black garlic? No, it’s not a fancy weapon from a vampire story. It’s just a very popular, real-life ingredient …

The 5 French “Mother” Sauces That Guarantee a Great Meal

Tamal Ray's recipe for honey and almond brittle biscuits

The act of caramelising sugar, with its blowtorches and crystallisation points, can seem intimidating to the novice baker. Although the chemical reaction itself is complex, transforming a homogenous jumble of simple sucrose molecules into a thousand new forms, the actual process is a simple …

Dessert

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Miso Dressing Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Brussels Sprouts

North Korea is sending its popular cheer squad to the Olympics, suggesting the country has been secretly preparing for months

In historic talks with South Korea on Tuesday, North Korea agreed to send a delegation of not only athletes but also its popular all-female cheer squad to next month's Winter Olympics.<p>The squad, which can include hundreds of members, has frequently attended international sporting events in the past.<p>…

North Korea

Veganuary 2018: 31 delicious vegan recipes to inspire you

31 days with no meat, fish, eggs, dairy, honey or any other animal products. Are you up for the challenge?<p>I’ve done Veganuary for the last two years …

Gluten-Free

10 Easy, Energy-Filled Recipes That Fuel My Workouts

Are you training for a race? Or maybe you've discovered your CrossFit tribe? I do triathlons, which combine swimming, biking, and running in one …

Healthy Eating

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Parenting

10 Great Works Of Art With Incredible Secret Meanings

5. Cafe Terrace At Night Is About The Last Supper<p>Gogh take on an ordinary scene. But another school of thought claims there’s something much deeper …

Microsoft releases free preview of the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit with deep integration into Visual Studio

<b>Microsoft</b> has announced a free preview of its Quantum Development Kit to allow programmers to start coding for quantum computers. <b>Quantum computers</b> …

Quantum Computing

Ham, Cheese & Dijon Pinwheel Puffs

Recipe<p>Presented by <b>Maille</b><p>Yield: about 22 pinwheels<p>These easy appetizers come together quickly and are a major crowd-pleaser for a holiday …

Meringue

Putin and Erdogan Condemn U.S. position on Jerusalem

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

China conducts 'island encirclement' patrols near Taiwan | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s air force has conducted more “island encirclement patrols” near Taiwan, its military said on Tuesday, after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened that China would invade the self-ruled island if any U.S. warships made port visits there.<p>China considers Taiwan to be a …

China

US officials fear North Korea building biological weapons amid signs of microbe production

US officials have warned that North Korea’s suspected biological weapons programme poses a growing threat amid heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula.<p>Analysts believe that the pariah regime is moving steadily towards acquiring essential machinery that could potentially be used for advanced …

Trump to Let Assad Stay Until 2021, as Putin Declares Victory in Syria

Despite the deaths of as many as half a million people, dozens by chemical weapons, in the Syrian civil war, the Trump Administration is now prepared to accept President Bashar al-Assad’s continued rule until Syria’s next scheduled Presidential election, in 2021, according to U.S. and European …

Middle East