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Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Psychology

Fresh Cannabis Leaves May Be the Superfood You're Missing Out On

We know that smoking dried cannabis flower yields a number of benefits — from pain relief to relaxation — but it turns out that consuming <i>fresh</i> cannabis leaves may also have perks for our health. Among the hundred plus cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, the most well-known are CBD …

Trump's Bizarre Obsession with Diet Coke reveals major medical problems. What a dozen Diet Cokes can do to your brain!

- Advertisement -<p>Article after article from around the world discusses President Trump using 12 Diet Cokes a day, many analyzing a New York Times …

Google X and the Science of Radical Creativity

How the secretive Silicon Valley lab is trying to resurrect the lost art of invention<p>I. The Question<p>A snake-robot designer, a balloon scientist, a liquid-crystals technologist, an extradimensional physicist, a psychology geek, an electronic-materials wrangler, and a journalist walk into a room. The …

Starting a Robotics Company? Sell a Service, Not a Robot

Robot company founders and investors make a case for “Robots as a Service” at HAX demo day Image: BeetlThe Beetl robot will start out as an automated …

Scientists Have Pinpointed The Annoying Genetic Mutation That Turns Us Into Night Owls

"Carriers of the mutation are essentially playing catch-up for their entire lives."<p>Any night owls reading this will be familiar with the struggle of …

​8 Surprising Things That Prove You’re Super Smart

These subtle factors are actually signaling your brilliance<p>Getty Images<p>You don’t need a Mensa membership or a million letters after your name to be a smart dude. In fact, markers of real intelligence may be more subtle—and easy to miss, if you’re not sure how to spot them.<p>But don’t worry: There are …

Fresh with cash, Anand Sharma’s Gyroscope is building the backend to the journey of you

Gyroscope founder Anand Sharma seems pretty content when we meet up for a walk to The Mill, a hip cafe known for its $4 toast in San Francisco’s NOPA neighborhood. It’s a rare sunny day in the city and his startup is growing.<p>His self-tracking platform with a sleek UI has added a genetics and step …

3 Ways the Utility Industry is Mimicking Startup Mentality

As a reaction stricter regulations, the utility industry is taking lessons from entrepreneurs on how to become more agile.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s economic and environmental realities call for the energy efficiency industry and business leaders to engage …

Scientists say smart people are more likely to stay up late and do drugs as adults

There's one group of people you should definitely include on your guest list: The geniuses.<p>When the rest of your friends start nodding off around midnight and declining another glass of wine (how rude), your super intelligent invitees will just be getting started.<p>According to a growing body of …

Atheism Advocate: Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

<i>Atheist US Presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan delivering a secular-inspired Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol -- Photo by Roen Horn</i><p>All around the world, religious terror is striking and threatening us. Whether in France, Turkey, London, or the USA, the threat is now constant. We can …

What Should I Do With My Life? A Scientist's Perspective

You were born. You grew up, learned how to survive in a complicated and altogether bewildering world, learned a few things in school, maybe some more in college. And one day you face the challenge of your existence:<p>What should I do with my life?<p>First, let me assure you: you should be asking this …