Jennifer Dunlap

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Water on Mars! New findings from our Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. Dark, narrow streaks on Martian slopes such as these at Hale Crater are inferred to be formed by seasonal flow of water on contemporary Mars. The streaks are roughly the length of a football field. The imaging and topographical information in this processed, false-color view. These dark features on the slopes are called "recurring slope lineae" or RSL. Planetary scientists detected hydrated salts on these slopes at Hale Crater, corroborating the hypothesis that the streaks are formed by briny liquid water. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona #nasa #nasabeyond #mars #mro #space #planets #marsannouncement #journeytomars #science

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …

NASA Thinks Life May Lurk Beneath Europa's Surface

Forget moonmen and those old “canals” on Mars, if you want to find life in our solar system, your best bet might be to set your sights beyond the asteroid belt to Jupiter’s moon Europa, which appears to be frozen stiff at first glance.<p>But appearances can be deceiving, and scientists now believe …

Mesmerizing Videos of Ballerinas Preparing Their Pointe Shoes

Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.<p>I think I've found my ASMR trigger: watching YouTube videos of ballet dancers preparing their pointe shoes.<p>Don't get me wrong, I like the actual ballet well enough. But there's something …

Design a Workspace to Spark Extreme Creativity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A walk-through of New York's The Wonderfactory shows that the coolest office spaces are more than just a collection of foosball tables, tech gadgets and colorful furniture. Co-founder David Link says every square inch of the digital …

Designing a Better Office Space

This story appears in the August 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>The office of the future may not be about trappings or technology as much as the exchange of ideas, with a focus on employee engagement--what some experts are calling the "new sustainability."<p>You can thank the open office …

8 Tips For Creating Office Spaces That Make People Want To Go To Work

The first office I ever worked in was in a windowless basement with about a dozen people crammed into enough space for six. The most exciting facility was a kettle which was also a health and safety hazard. Such a cramped, impractical environment might well make Monica Parker’s hair curl – Parker …

Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design

Workplace<p>Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design<p>As part of our WorkPlace group’s efforts to keep clients informed, we continuously develop and …

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The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Fitness

Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981. Ramen in America was pretty much just a cup of noodles you cooked in the microwave. Uki — who came to Hawaii from Japan to make and sell fresh ramen noodles — wondered how he could ever be …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

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Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

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10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

The Week in Pictures: March 20 - 27

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How a minimum wage hike could lift nearly 5 million from poverty

Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour could help to lift nearly 5 million Americans out of poverty, according to a new study released …

Earthquake Experts Alarmed by California’s Puente Hills Fault - NBC News

Flight 370: The search goes under water

Four weeks to the day since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, the search is set to continue Saturday -- both on the surface of the southern Indian Ocean and deep below it.<p>Time is fast ticking down to find the missing Boeing 777's locator pingers: If functioning as expected, their batteries …

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Charged: The Smartest Home

In recent years, the ways in which we as culture interact with technology has shifted. Much in the same way the iPhone completely changed how cell phones, cameras and music players are considered, devices like thermostats that learn how warm you like it when you get home from work and autonomous …

Pictures: World's Iconic Buildings Go Dark for Earth Hour

Iconic buildings go dark to raise awareness around energy consumption and climate change.<p>The bright green lights that typically illuminate the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur—the tallest twin buildings in the world—were turned off for a recent Earth Hour—an annual event aimed at raising awareness …

The 10 Most Important Things We Learned from How I Met Your Mother

There are certainly a hundred celebratory lists circulating the Internet enumerating all the minutia of <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>. We considered writing that list. That list is fun! <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> has been particularly rewarding for obsessive, die-hard fans of the show. But the sitcom has become, …