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Action Comics #1000 Honors 80 Years of Superman With Another Wrinkle in His Origin Story

Although <i>Action Comics</i> #1 launched in May 1938, DC Comics is celebrating 80 years of the Man of Tomorrow a little early with today’s release of <i>Action</i> …

3 years ago, Marvel killed Wolverine. He just came back from the dead.

Wolverine is now the star of Marvel’s next big comic book event.<p>In 2014, Marvel did the unthinkable:It killed off Wolverine, a massively popular X-Man whose superhuman healing power should have, by all means, prevented him from dying. Wolverine’s death was a huge event, one of the rare moments …

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager missions, NASA made these stunning, free posters

The US spacecrafts Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were launched 16 days apart in August and September of 1977. Both the missions took advantage of a once-in-175-year alignment of planets that allowed between them to visit all the gaseous planets of the solar system.<p>PBS last month released a documentary to …

Astronomy

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Milky Way galaxy is being pushed across the universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is being pushed across the universe by a large unseen force, according to new research. Although it may not seem like a friendly gesture, the newly discovered Dipole Repeller is actually helping our galaxy on its journey across the expanding …

Universe

52 Ways to Show I Love You: Choosing

Every day we make countless choices, some consciously and many unconsciously. Do we look at our motivation? The consequences of the countless …

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL | Inc.com

If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's site.) Thirty people with no military background undertake extreme physical …

Leadership

Why Relationships Scare Us

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know that we cannot live within.” — James Arthur Baldwin<p>The pursuit of love is a great …

21 Traits That Mentally Strong People Have in Common

Mental strength takes a long time to develop.<p>It is the daily practice of pushing yourself to grow stronger, maintaining realistic optimism and …

To Raise Kids With More Empathy, We Need to Do Everything Wrong

Every parent wants their children to excel, so we line up tutors, buy the latest electronics, arrange after-school classes, and anything else to help …

39 Companies That Give College Students a Discount

All you'll need is an I.D. or a .edu email address.<p>With the annual net cost of attending a four-year college up more than 10% in the past five years, …

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To boost your creativity, procrastinate

Procrastination, it turns out, may not be such a bad thing after all.<p>The most effective way to tackle a new creative assignment is to put it off for a while, according to psychologist Maria Konnikova.<p>“You’re actually doing the smartest and most productive thing in the world if you waste time,” she …

Creativity

Is the universe expanding faster than the speed of light? (Intermediate)

<i>I had a recent discussion with a professor about the early universe and rapid expansion. He affirmed that the expansion was not greater than the</i> …

Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light

It was September 2011 and physicist Antonio Ereditato had just shocked the world.<p>The announcement he had made promised to overturn our understanding of the Universe. If the data gathered by 160 scientists working on the OPERA project were correct, the unthinkable had been observed.<p>Particles – in …

Physics

Why feeling like a fraud can be a good thing

<b>If you feel inadequate or that you are likely to be "found out" at work, you're probably not alone. It's part of a phenomenon called the "impostor syndrome" and it's very common, writes journalist Oliver Burkeman.</b><p>"I have written 11 books but each time I think 'Uh-oh, they're going to find out …

Biographies

Meet the under-the-radar company that brings you the best animation in the world - Vox

How GKIDS found success in the risky world of independent film.<p>Most mainstream American animation looks the same.<p>Sure, if you really dig deep, the films of Pixar look different from, say, the films of Blue Sky (the <i>Ice Age</i> series, among others). But on the surface, mainstream American …

There's a dark side to 'emotional intelligence' even though everybody says it's a good thing

"People skills" are almost always assumed to be a good thing.<p>Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee's host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator.<p>The notion that people …

NASA's Gorgeous Retro-Future Posters Celebrate Space Travel

“Visions of the Future” is where design meets the deepest reaches of space. A creative team known within The Jet Propulsion Laboratory as “The Studio” created 14 retro-chic posters to celebrate the work at JPL and NASA here on Earth and way, way beyond. The posters are available for free …

Posters

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Brownies

Step away from the boxed brownie mix. These brownie-baking methods from some of our favorite celebrity chefs will transform the way you make the classic dessert, and you just might replace your go-to recipe with one of these. From adding fresh vanilla to using a secret technique to get the fudgiest …

Conflicts Between Science And Spirituality Are Rooted In Your Brain

"They are different kinds of insight, so there is really no reason for so much conflict to arise."<p>The standoff between science and religion -- between fact-based and faith-based ways of thinking and explaining the world -- is nearly as old as human thought itself.<p>In fact, the conflict may be rooted …

The Brain

3 Simple Words That Change Everything in Leadership | Inc.com

Most of what I know about leadership I've learned in two distinct phases.<p>First was the practice phase, when I was a manager at three different companies, first as a young management recruit at a shoe store, then as a manager at a small startup, then as a director at a large corporation. After that …

Leadership

Your Desire to Get Things Done Can Undermine Your Effectiveness

<i>I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important.</i> <i>The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.</i> —Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>President Eisenhower was not alone: In their work lives people routinely feel pulled between tasks that demand immediate attention and tasks that are …

The 5 daily rituals that will make you happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not "oh, life is pretty good," I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

How scientists can make copies of memories,

Undoubtedly the most interesting conversation I had at SXSW was with Dr Ted Berger, who is working on a brain implant to make life better for people who have problems with long-term memory – and the science behind it is fascinating.<p>Berger explained to me how people with conditions like epilepsy and …

The best science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative history in which the exploration of the solar system began in the 1800s and all the planets are inhabited. In 1944 film-maker Severin Unck travelled to Venus to make a film about …

Books

The Science of Having Wildly High Standards for Your Relationship

Are you demanding too much from your relationship? This is the intriguing question that opens a new investigation into the science of relationships, …

Psychology

10 Questions From Your Future Wife

Shares 0<p><b>Your wife has 10 questions to see if you’re ready for marriage. Do you have the answers?</b><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good …

Relationships

You Don't Have a Procrastination Problem, You Have an Impulsivity Problem

Procrastination is like bad signal or crappy Wi-Fi. Everyone deals with it, but most of us don’t understand how it works. Here’s the key: It’s not …

Procrastination

The 5 Qualities That Make Your Significant Other Marriage Material

The term "marriage material" gets thrown out a lot — without much definition. But according to Terri Orbuch, Ph.D., relationship expert and author of <i>5 Simple Steps To Take Your Marriage From Good To Great</i>, the meaning behind marriage material is clear. "It means that he or she is a good partner for …