Jeny Calderon

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10 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Happiness

Just be happy. Boom, there you go, look at that. There’s the ultimate way to become happier. Anybody who doesn’t like that answer can leave this post …

SolarCity's CEO told us solar energy will reach a tipping point in just 5 years — here's why

Solar has a ton of potential as an alternative energy resource, and yet we barely use it.<p>If panels are 20% efficient at turning solar energy into power (as has been the case in lab tests), then we could feasibly cover a land area about the size of Spain and power the entire Earth renewably in 2030. …

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

10 Hacks to Get 30 Minutes of Exercise a Day

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Here is how you can find time.<p>There's no way around it: exercise is what really helps you lose weight, stay active, stay in a more positive frame of mind, and keep mentally alert. Exercise is also an excellent coping mechanism …

Exercise

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

Happiness

4 Traits You Need to Change Your Life

What I know for sure is you can take an ordinary, boring, disappointing, and overwhelming life and turn it into a fulfilling, purposeful, happy, exciting and pleasurable life.<p>You don't have to suffer and keep having the same challenges in your life day after day.<p>I hear people complaining and …

NASA Spotted an Object 3.3 Billion Miles Away From the Sun

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured the closest-ever look at a small object in the solar system’s distant Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy bodies and …

Astronomy

Mockingjay: Part 2 Is the Best Hunger Games Film

The blockbuster franchise ends its run with a scary, stirring final film.<p>Five years ago, in a year-end roundup of the best books and articles the staff of Gawker (where I worked at the time) had read in 2010, I listed <b>Suzanne Collins’s</b> <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final book in her <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy, as one of …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Pictures of the Week 10.1.15

World Records

18 Ways to Create Good Habits -- and Eliminate Bad Ones -- for Life

Forget the excuses! Building good habits lies in following a system consistently, day in and day out.<p>All of us like to mythologize successful …

Success

George RR Martin: our long obsession with Mars

Photograph: Moviestore/REX Shutterstock<p>Matt Damon in The Martian. Photograph: Moviestore/REX Shutterstock<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/10/1/1443696340460/3774f7b6-77a0-4d15-8390-16af075520f6-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Moviestore/REX Shutterstock<p>Matt …

George R.R. Martin

13 Things About Language That Will Leave You Speechless

Without language, we would ~literally~ be reinventing the wheel ALL THE DAMN TIME.<p>Mark Pagel, Ph.D., is an evolutionary biologist who has made a career of applying the mathematical tools of his trade to the evolution of language and human culture. BuzzFeed Science spoke with Pagel about his …

SolarCity in Kauai: The company has a brilliant, battery-centered plan to solve solar’s nighttime problem.

How do you get solar power when the sun goes down?<p>This isn’t a trick question.<p>Advertisement<p>One answer: You generate power from solar panels during …

Solar Power

This incredible fact should get you psyched about solar power

In a single hour, the amount of power from the sun that strikes the Earth is more than the entire world consumes in an year.<p>To put that in numbers, from the US Department of Energy:<p><b>Each hour 430 quintillion Joules of energy from the sun hits the Earth</b>. That's 430 with 18 zeroes after it!<p>In …

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness

Here's a list of 10 habits that could take your life into the stratosphere of greatness.<p><i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a …

Motivation

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

How To Really Get Things Done?

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can …

The Brain

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Dawn Spacecraft Snaps A Closeup Of Mysterious Pyramid On Ceres

Why is it so shiny?<p>NASA's Dawn spacecraft has moved in for a closer look at the dwarf planet Ceres. Since descending to an altitude of 900 miles in mid-August, its view has gotten three times sharper. That has allowed scientists to zoom in on a 4-mile-high mountain in Ceres' southern hemisphere.<p>The …

Barack Obama accuses pro-fossil fuel businesses of sabotaging solar energy

Shaken by the growing renewable energy market in America, companies in the traditional energy sector are going on the war path<p>President Barack Obama has accused businesses profiting from fossil fuels of “standing in the way of the future” by actively trying to restrict customers’ access to solar, …

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …

Holistic Medicine

Google’s new project could convince you to buy solar panels

Google wants to make it easy for people to consider using solar power for their homes. Today it launched a tool called Project Sunroof, which uses Google Maps data to calculate your roof’s solar energy potential.<p>It’s a simple but clever system: using high resolution satellite imagery, Google …

Solar Power

5 Best Meditation Apps to Find Your Inner Calmness

There are numerous health benefits to mindfulness and meditation. Here's how you can achieve zen in less than 10 minutes.<p>The glowing trend of achieving mindfulness through technology and mobile apps couldn't have come at a better time. With National Relaxation Day coming this weekend (Saturday, …

Meditation

One of the newest, most viable forms of clean energy could beat all other existing options

One of the newest, and seemingly most viable forms of clean energy, could be poised to outperform all of the existing options, including solar: algae biofuel.<p>Algae are found throughout the Earth's oceans, where they employ photosynthetic processes to create energy using sunlight. Some types of …

Octopuses Are Aliens Say Scientists After Examining The Mollusc's DNA

A new study has revealed that octopuses are basically aliens. Research on their individual DNA make-up discovered that they are unlike any other …

Biology

19 Weather Boners That Will Get You Sopping Wet

The weather can be so predicktable, right?