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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 …

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 …

Televisions

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. …

Psychology

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’ expressedbreast 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 shetravels to say …

Reproductive Medicine

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 …

North Africa

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 …

Space

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 …

Mental Health

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 …

Housing

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 …

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 …

North Korea

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 …

Productivity

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, …

Time Management

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

Everyone wants to be happy, but there are certain stubborn behaviors that we all have that can get in the way of our happiness. Back in 2012, World …

Happiness

20 Productivity Secrets of Highly Successful People

Instead of following the same old motivational advice, read these unique productivity secrets from well-known, highly successful people.

10 Harsh Truths That Will Help You Grow

Are you ready to stop making excuses and get to where you want to be in life? Then study these 10 harsh truths that will help you grow and prosper.

10 Things Extraordinary People Don't Do

We all observe astonishing things happening around us, and the people behind them. We want to know how we can follow them. Sometimes we think this …

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 …

Time Management

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

This infographic will show you the wise habits of successful people. They are the reason why they are set apart from the rest.

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

When Bill Gates first met Warren Buffett, their host at dinner, Gates’ mother, asked everyone around the table to identify what they believed was the single most important factor in their success through life. Gates and Buffett gave the same one-word answer: “Focus.” (See more in <i>The Snowball</i> by …

Self-improvement

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

If you're looking to be one of the "successful people", then Judy Belmont has 10 essential habits that you must adopt.

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

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 …

Self-improvement