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A Spooky Quantum Experiment Creates What May Be The Most Entangled Controllable Device Yet

If you've read anything about quantum computers, you may have encountered the statement, "It's like computing with zero and one at the same time." …

Quantum Mechanics

The Best Way to Gain Lean Muscle Mass

Muscles not only add a toned and fit appearance to the body, but also aid in the performance of a number of important everyday tasks. It should come …

Exercise

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>By<p>Apr 05 2018, 7:21 PM<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what …

Happiness

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Self-improvement

The Hemingway Rule

<i>For Christ sake write and don’t worry about what the boys will say nor whether it will be a masterpiece nor what. I write one page of masterpiece to</i> …

According to the National UFO Reporting Center, there have been 436 alleged UFO sightings this year

This is existentially comforting when you think about it.<p>Yesterday, my favorite site on the internet, the National UFO Reporting Center, did my …

This 1 Job Interview Question Reveals if You Are a Good Team Player

Be careful how you answer this question in a job interview. It could make you sound high-maintenance.<p>Job interviews are designed to help a hiring manager determine if you're a good fit for the team. Behavioral interviewing is the technique many employ to figure this out. It's a set of open-ended …

Employment

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

What an ayahuasca retreat showed me about my life - Vox

What the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life.<p>When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride.<p>Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim …

Mind

Don’t Just Be a Writer — Be Professional

As writers, we have a reputation for being daydreamers — disorganized, artsy, lost in our own little worlds. After all, creative types don’t have …

How Exercise May Help Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Older adults with poor fitness levels have more deterioration of white matter in their brains, according to a new study, compared with their fitter …

Humanity

6 Common Mistakes Even the Most Professional People Make at Networking Events

You have limited time to make an impression at networking events. It is your job to maximize that time.<p>If you have attended a tech event or any event in which people are networking, you have most definitely encountered some of these mistakes, you may even be guilty of a few of them. I know I …

Networking

Why Americans see Buddhism as a philosophy rather than a religion

In East Asia, Buddhists celebrate the Buddha’s death and entrance into final enlightenment in February. But at my local Zen temple in North Carolina, the Buddha’s enlightenment is commemorated during the holiday season of December, with a short talk for the children, a candlelight service, and a …

In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

Anthropology

Psychologists say there's a growing unhappiness epidemic — and smartphones could be the culprit

We'd all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Happiness

Superior Emotional Intelligence Comes From This 1 Practice (That Nobody Wants to Do) | Inc.com

No matter which successful person I have the honor of learning from, they all mention the same thing--emotional intelligence.<p>Everyone knows that emotional intelligence is important. Thought leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Ferris both acknowledge the importance of being self-aware, but few …

Emotional Intelligence

Go Hard Or Go Home: Why Comfort Is What You Should Fear Most In LIfe

Fear is absolutely a large influencer in our lives. When you ask people what their biggest fear is, some common responses are being alone, failure …

Middle Age

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After poring through a mountain-load of data, obtained from in-person interviews, questionnaires, medical …

Happiness

Elon Musk Thinks We're Living in the Matrix. If He's Right, It's a Good Thing | Inc.com

Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of <i>The Matrix.</i> In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as we know it is <b>not</b> a computer simulation.<p>No, really. You read that right.<p>"The strongest argument for us probably being in a simulation I …

Singularity

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Psychology

One Giant Wind Farm Could Power the Entire Planet

It would have to be big — twice the size of Alaska.<p>Oil is running out. Coal is dirty. And fracking, the process used to extract natural gas, contaminates ground water. And using any of these fossil fuels adds to the atmospheric carbon dioxide that’s warming our planet.<p>But as this year’s historic …

Renewable Energy

Quantum computing will change everything, and sooner than you expect

When we say an emerging technology represents a “paradigm shift,” it’s often hyperbole. In the case of quantum computers, it’s an understatement.<p>In …

Quantum Computing

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Fossil Fuels

4 Proven Leadership Ideas That Are Nearly 2,000 Years Old--And Still Relevant | Inc.com

In our current culture of celebrity worship, we often look to well-known names and faces to teach us things. You'll find enough lessons inadvertently taught by the likes of Elon Musk and the late Steve Jobs to fill a library full of books.<p>But, we can also learn from people of the distant past. Take …

Greek Philosophy

Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrusts): How to do it

The Heimlich maneuver uses abdominal thrusts to force objects out of the throat. Underneath the lungs is a muscle called the diaphragm. This muscle …

‘Life 3.0’ gives you a user’s guide for superintelligent AI systems to come

Do we need to be concerned about the rapid rise of artificial intelligence? Some people say there’s nothing to worry about, while others warn that a …

Artificial Intelligence

Eight out ten people believe recycling 'makes a difference', but have no idea how

Most people are not aware their recycled aerosol cans could find new life in a mobile phone or that recycling glass can save electricity, a poll has suggested.<p>The majority of people surveyed recognised the benefits to recycling, saying items got a second life as a new product, saved their council …

Scientists have discovered a potentially suicidal problem with going to Mars

NASA is dead-set on sending astronauts to Mars within the next 15 to 20 years. China has said it hopes to send people there between 2020 and 2030, and even Russia is floating plans to put boots on the red planet.<p>Meanwhile, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is trying to cut the cost of spaceflight enough to …

Space Exploration

20 Amazing Images of Architecture as Seen from the Sky: The Best Photos of the Week

This week we have prepared a special selection of 20 images of architecture as seen from the sky. This style of image, made possible by the emergence …

Architecture