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8 Things Exceptional Bosses Constantly Tell Their Employees

Leadership always starts with great communication, so amazing bosses use these phrases daily.<p>Whether you're managing an intern or running an entire business, your employees' success (and your own skin) depends on your leadership.<p>Thankfully, the solution for motivating your team and squashing any …

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Socioeconomics

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Psychology

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life

Changing your life is easier than you think, and these 25 suggestions prove it.<p>When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

/ Aug 15, 2013<p>There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality …

The 3 Big Technologies To Watch Over The Next Decade -- Genomics, Nanotechnology and Robotics

Many people take it as an article of faith that technology is changing the world, but in his new book, <i>The Rise and Fall of American Growth</i>, economist Robert Gordon says otherwise. He points out—accurately—that productivity, which surged between 1920 and 1970, has stalled since then and is likely to …

Nanotech

Emotional Advertising: How Brands Use Feelings to Get People to Buy

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Neural Networks: What Are They, And Why Is The Tech Industry Obsessed With Them?

The likes of Google and Facebook are pegging their futures on neural networks. Here’s why they’re the future of computing.<p>From Deep Dream to Deep Drumpf, everyone’s talking about neural networks these days. But what the heck <i>are</i> neural networks and what do they mean for the future of computing and …

Scientists Fear Possible Planet X Can Destroy Life on Earth

<b>Scientists fear a planet they believe orbits the outer fringes of the solar system could potentially kill all life on Earth.</b><p>Caltech researchers …

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

1. It Might Be Too Late To Reverse Climate Change

We often hear politicians talking about "action on climate change", and most of us spend a bit of time sorting out glass and plastic out in the hope …

Toyota's developing a 'guardian angel' to take the wheel

Toyota's taking a different approach to creating the self-driving cars of our future. Unlike other automakers and tech giants that have already begun investing time and resources into the space, the Japanese company's developing a partially autonomous system to occasionally take the wheel. …

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

This Is Why You Have Gray Hair

Everyone gets them, and many people spend hundreds or even thousands to cover them up. Grey hair is one of the inevitable parts of getting older, but …

The explosion in overdoses from legal drugs is changing how doctors treat pain — but it may not be enough

Legal prescription opioids like Oxycontin and Percocet, as well as illegal opioids like heroin, were involved in 60% of those deaths, according to a January report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The overdoses have led the federal government to dub opioid abuse an epidemic.<p>The …

Medicine

What Every 20-Something Gets Wrong About Success

<i>The MPW Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

40 out-of-this-world photos from Scott Kelly's year in space

Some people dream of living in Paris for a year or even just a few months abroad. How does a year in space sound?<p>When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly …

Think 5G wireless is speeding to your phone? Hold your horses

Next-generation wireless networks could well make your phone dramatically more powerful and transform everything from driving to entertainment. But to hear the industry players right now, you'd think the 5G revolution is just around the corner.<p>It's not.<p>Today's technology industry has a remarkable …

Is this the future of work? Scientists predict which jobs will still be open to humans in 2035

Australian science agency CSIRO says workplaces will be increasingly digitally focused and automated. Who wants to be an ‘online chaperone’?<p>Workers looking for jobs in 2035 might consider retraining as remote-controlled vehicle operators or online chaperones.<p>Those are two of the jobs of the future …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's How You Can Keep YouTube Playing on Your Phone After You Close The Window

FINALLY!!<p>One of the biggest first-world problems of the past decade has been our inability to listen to our favourite songs on YouTube while doing …

10 things in tech you need to know today

Apple CEO Tim Cook. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson<p>Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is meeting investors to save her job while laying off over 400 people.</b>Mayer has apparently taken a more "defensive stance" to the idea of selling Yahoo's core …

Mark Zuckerberg

Futurist Ray Kurzweil: Here's the one scientific fact that blows my mind

The world's leading futurist Ray Kurzweil isn't shocked by much. Except for this one thing.<p>Kurzweil — one of the world's leading minds on artificial …

Self-Driving Flying Car to Take Off in Two Years

The Terrafugia will automatically avoid other aircraft, bad weather, and restricted airspace.

Flying Car

Grow A Bacterial Zoo In A Bottle

How to build your own Winogradsky column<p>In the 1880s, Russian microbiologist Sergei Winogradsky sealed pond water, mud, and nutrients in a clear tube. The column gave rise to a diverse mix of pond bacteria, which organized into layers based on their energy sources: carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, or …

Chameleons Can't Hide in These Award

This collection of close-ups from Madagascar shows chameleons are much more than masters of camouflage.<p>Chameleons are well-known for their ability to change color and blend in with their surroundings, but that’s only part of what makes them fascinating. Chameleons have some of the fastest tongues …