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The Right Way to Fire Someone

You’ve decided it’s time to let the low performer on your team go. You’ve covered your bases in terms of documentation, and you’ve coordinated with HR. But now you have to have the dreaded conversation. What’s the best way to deliver the news? Who should be in the room with you? What do you say and …

Climate Change Implicated in a Specific Extreme Weather Event

Changing Planet<p>Scientists have warned that even a few degrees rise in global temperatures can lead to increasingly severe storms. Now an international team of climate scientists has linked man-made climate change to historic flooding that hit the south of England in the winter of 2013–2014. It’s …

Climate Change

17 Simple Ways to Become a Powerful and Likable Boss

If you want to be a better manager, you can read a dozen management books...or just this short post.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on</i> …

Watch This Animation to Learn One Secret From Neuroscience for a Happy Marriage

There are all sorts of tips out there on how to make sure a happy relationship stays a happy one; usually, they have something to do with “date …

Scientists Discover a Key Mechanism That Could Prevent Alzheimer's-Related Memory Loss

It's about blocking the right proteins at the right time.<p>We're seeing some exciting progress being made in the fight against neurodegenerative …

This is how Warren Buffett says you should seize an opportunity

I've written several times (here, here, and here) about index funds and how investing in an S&P 500 index fund and using a dollar-cost averaging strategy is a great way to make money in the stock market over the long-run - and this point has been well documented by both research and results.<p>Part of …

Investing

How 20 Minutes Can Make You More Productive

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

2 Metrics Startups Need to Start Tracking

After seeing dozens of Simplified One Page Strategic Plans, it became apparent that there are two metrics that most startups aren’t tracking and need …

MIT leads in first round of Elon Musk’s Hyperloop contest, but UW is in the race

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology won the top rating in the design phase of a SpaceX-sponsored contest to develop levitating cars for a …

10 maps that explain Russia's strategy

In fact, they are the first place to start thinking about a country's strategy, which can reveal factors that are otherwise not obvious.<p>The 10 maps below show Russia's difficult position since the Soviet Union collapsed and explain Putin's long-term intentions in Europe.

Female brain is not wired for weight loss, scientists conclude

Hormones responsible for regulating appetite, physical activity and energy expenditure work differently in men and women according to new research<p>For women, shedding the pounds can feel like a unending struggle of dieting and exercise with little results.<p>But a new study suggests that there could be …

Holistic Medicine

This Simple Tip to Learn Maths Equations Actually Works

The answer is at your fingertips.<p>There are lots of different strategies for maximising your learning potential, but one of the easiest study-boosters …

Mathematics

New mathematical model illustrates link between energy use and aging

Why does a great dane have a shorter lifespan than a pug? The answer lies in a complex relationship between energy usage and lifespan. That …

Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that make them more forgetful.<p>You can’t find your phone. You don’t remember if you answered your client’s email. And you forgot the question you wanted to ask your colleague when you bump into her in the hallway.<p>If you’re …

Does speaking a second language really improve cognition?

It’s become accepted as fact that learning two languages improves brain function. New studies indicate otherwise<p>Simon Makin<p>January 4, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>The idea that learning to speak two languages is good for your brain has come to be …

The Brain

You Are Your Biggest Obstacle in Becoming an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that the number-one thing standing in your way to launching and / or expanding your business was something you can control 100 percent? What if I also told you that the moment you conquer it, your whole life and …

Single Artificial Neuron Taught to Recognize Hundreds of Patterns - MIT Technology Review

Artificial intelligence is a field in the midst of rapid, exciting change. That’s largely because of an improved understanding of how neural networks …

The Ad Blocking Kingpin Reshaping the Web as He Prefers It - MIT Technology Review

The very foundation of the free Web is at risk, and Wladimir Palant is partly to blame. Now he thinks he can fix it.<p>The problem, as he sees it, is an …

Digital Advertising

How scientists fool themselves – and how they can stop

Humans are remarkably good at self-deception. But growing concern about reproducibility is driving many researchers to seek ways to fight their own …

CRISPR: A path through the thicket

As various advisory bodies, scientific organizations and funding agencies deliberate on genome editing in humans, Debra J. H. Mathews, Robin …