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Edge of Stability: A Time-Lapse of Severe Weather and Natural Wonders

Photographer Jeff Boyce of Negative Tilt recently took an epic photography journey across the United States, shooting 70,000 photos across 15 states …

Time-lapse Photography

The crown jewel in Disney's cable empire is facing an unprecedented crisis

<b>Walt Disney Co.</b> is arguably the world's most powerful and best-known media and entertainment company. Not only does it own the famous theme parks and movie studios, but it also counts several subsidiaries under its auspices including ABC, ESPN, Pixar, Marvel, and Touchstone Pictures.<p>That …

Media Industry

Study Reveals How Birth Order Influences Personality

We've all heard the claims: oldest siblings are bossy, younger ones are funnier to get noticed, middle children fear not having their voices heard. …

Maternity leave isn’t enough, now IBM will ship breast milk for free

IBM is going to make life a little bit easier for its working mothers with babies—the company will launch a program to ship employees’ expressed <b></b>breast milk home when they’re traveling for work, the company tells Quartz.<p>An IBM employee will be able to use a smartphone app before she <b></b>travels to say …

Hungary is using prison inmates to build a border fence to keep out migrants

Hungary says it has a duty to protect itself and the rest of the 28-nation European Union from the unprecedented number of people — now often more than 1,000 a day — arriving on foot through routes across the Balkans.<p>Work on the 4-meter (13-foot) -high fence will take place at 10-12 locations …

Your New Ride To Space

You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.<p>When Alan Eustace lifted off into space from the New Mexico desert this past October, it was with a quiet whoosh, and a slight jostle of his harness. The 57-year-old computer scientist …

The cost of space missions

This week, NASA’s New Horizons probe made the first ever flyby of distant, frozen Pluto. We were wondering how much the mission cost, how that …

Mental health disorders disrupt children's transition to adulthood, study finds

Common childhood mental health disorders — such as anxiety, depression and behavioural problems like ADHD — are associated with a disrupted …

Four New Ways That Exercise Helps Your Brain

We’ve all heard the story about how doing exercise releases endorphins which have the effect of making us feel happy and energetic. This is certainly …

San Francisco Revamps Airbnb Regulations

The hometown of accommodation-sharing website Airbnb has come to a tentative resolution in a long fight over how often people can rent out their …

Anxiety is partly inherited, new study shows

The brain function that underlies anxiety and depression is inherited, a new study finds — but there is still plenty of space for experience and …

The Brain

Come and see our pesticide factory – it's not for anthrax, says North Korea

Pyongyang issues denial that plant is equipped to produce biological weapons and says the entire US Congress should feel free to take a look<p>North Korea has challenged the entire US Congress to come and inspect a biotech institute in Pyongyang that US experts have suggested is a facility for …

How to Kill Your To-Do List

Have you gotten good at organizing your tasks in a to-do list, but have trouble actually executing them? You’re not alone.<p>Getting things on your …

What Multitasking Does To Your Brain

Having 20 tabs open on your laptop while Snapchatting with your best friend, eating a sandwich, and listening to Taylor Swift is overwhelming. And makes you mean.<p>In case we needed another reason to close the 15 extra browser tabs we have open, Clifford Nass, a communication professor at Stanford, …

15 Things You Need to Give Up if You Want to Be Happy

Language changes over time; words and phrases come and go. In many cases, there is a good reason for words leaving our vocabulary.<p>I am certainly …

Demonstration

16 Productivity Secrets of Highly Successful People Revealed

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

10 Harsh Truths That Will Help You Grow

In the game of life, if it often seems like you’re on the losing end of things, you’re not alone. Life can be one giant conundrum filled with ups and …

10 Things Extraordinary People Don't Do

Feeling overwhelmed is a natural part of life. Everyone feels overwhelmed by expectations, responsibilities and lacking of time at work, in …

Your Brain Unplugged: Proof That Spacing Out Makes You More Effective

Andrew Smart wants you to take a break—sit and do nothing. We’re taught that taking on more is better—it makes us more valuable. The reality is that doing too many things makes us less efficient. Andrew argues that our “culture of effectiveness” is not only ineffective, but it can be harmful to …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Successful People Vs. Unsuccessful People (The habits that differentiate them)

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Why Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are so successful, in one word

• <b>Deliberate strategy</b>, where leaders develop a clear vision and map this to long, medium and short term goals (focus as a noun); • <b><br>emergent strategy</b>, where people respond to unanticipated problems and opportunities (focus as a verb).

Behavior Multipliers: Four Factors That Can Lead to Success

Our constant quest to achieve more and work faster is a trap. We get so obsessed with the goal that we forget to consider the factors that can help …

The 10 Essential Habits of Positive People

I remember the first time I got my hands on a self-improvement book. I was baffled. At that moment I realized my fate was not set in stone. I could …

Self-improvement

5 of the Most Important Things You'll Learn About Being a Success Come From an Unlikely Place Â

There's a lot that sweating it out can teach you about running your business.<p>This time of year, new health club contracts surge by about 50 percent. The second week in January is historically the busiest time of the year for any gym. However, by the second week of February, 80 percent of all new …