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The First SpaceX Hyperloop Could Be Built in Europe

At long last, Elon Musk and SpaceX are building a Hyperloop.<p>Here's what a Hyperloop looks like (in concept, at least). Image source:Tesla Motors.<p>We actually reported <i>that</i> story back in February, referencing SpaceX's plan to partner with engineering firm <b>AECOM</b> to build a superfast Hyperloop test track …

She is Your Challenge—if You’re up for It.

Maybe it’s the way she always looks like she has a secret on the tip of her tongue.<p>Maybe it’s the way she holds back, just a tiny, little bit, biting …

The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy

The oldest joke on record, a Sumerian proverb, was first told all the way back in 1900 B.C. Yes, it was a fart joke: “Something which has never …

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Awesome Art Picks: Batgirl, Rey, Batman, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

10 Bad Habits That Could Be Destroying Your Happiness

Quitting a bad habit doubles your chances of happiness, because you not only make room for good things but at the same time you rid yourself of whatever's dragging you down.<p>Bad habits keep you unhappy, keep you stuck, make you do things you don't want to do. Start today, right now, to eliminate …

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The Brain Hack That Could Kill Your Procrastination

Recent research suggests we can artificially create motivation with a combination of psyching ourselves up and an fMRI scanner.<p>We can psych ourselves up and try to get motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted. …

Scientists Studied How Our Brains Would React to Teleportation

Neuroscientists offer some surprising results about how the brain finds its way around.<p>Teleportation turns out to be an easy thing to simulate, neurologically speaking. The rhythmic brain patterns that appear in real-world spatial navigation reappear as subjects navigate virtualized environments on …

Is Ted Cruz the Zodiac Killer? A Conversation with Very Sane Conspiracy Theorists

And by that we mean, Twitter comedians.<p>Between December of 1968 and October of 1969 in Northern California, five men and women were murdered, and two others were attacked, by a man whose identity has remained a mystery for decades. The killer, who identified himself with a Zodiac sign in a series …

13 Signs You’re Ready For Another Baby

“I knew I was ready for baby no. 2 when my husband finally agreed!” — Rachelle M.<p>“When I started packing away my one-year-old’s infant clothes.” — …

College Student's Bizarre Death Allegedly Linked To Frat Hazing

The talented Bradley Doyley may have been forced to drink a toxic substance.<p>Authorities are investigating whether a hazing ritual caused the unexplained illness that led to a Buffalo State College student's death.<p>Bradley Doyley, 21, was set to graduate from the New York college with a business …

Making it up as you go along: how your brain improvises

When your brain becomes ‘quieter’, remarkable things can happen. It’s time to go with the flow<p>Have you ever been at a concert and seen a musician or rapper start to improvise? It can often seem effortless or even magical. Few people can freestyle like Kendrick Lamar and Notorious BIG, or improvise …

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6 Simple Ways to Accelerate Your Mental Performance

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs must be able to think quickly and stay on their toes. It’s easy to get caught in the habitual drone of everyday life, but if you follow these six tips, you’ll have a sharp mind in no time.<p><b>1. Break free</b> …

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6 Expert-Approved Signs That You’re in Love

Whether you’re kinda sorta dating someone or you’ve been in a happy relationship for a while now, it’s exciting (and okay, super scary) when things are going well. But before the four letter word comes up, it’s not uncommon to question your feelings for the other person. Do you really love them, or …

Why I Am Still a Christian

February 17, 2016 by J. R. Daniel Kirk<p>At a conference in November I had what somehow became “post-Christian day.” It consisted of a series of …

Here's How To Save Your Marriage When The Thrill Is Gone

The good news? Falling in love again is possible.<p>You knew your marriage was never going to be as passionate as it was in the beginning -- but somewhere along the line, it became downright <i>dull.</i><p>There's a way to reignite the flame, though. Below, experts share six signs you're bored in your marriage …

Netflix has discovered something profound about people around the world

That was the day that Netflix flipped the switch on its new global recommendation system.<p>Netflix has been working on honing its personalization system, which uses thousands of different signals to suggest movies and TV shows it thinks you'll like, for more than a decade.<p>The system as a whole is …

How To Overcome Procrastination By Facing Your Fears

Procrastination: a word we are all familiar with. I could talk about it some other time, but then I’d be procrastinating. I’d be avoiding the point …

A Much-Needed Reality Check for People Over 50

I'm a big fan of hope. I've stood on the edge of some grim and horrific precipices, and managed to avoid falling into them because of hope. I've experienced injustices and cruelty, and survived, even thrived, because of hope.<p>But hope does intersect with reality, and sometimes, reality needs to …

A simple guide to what Marco Rubio really believes

Everyone keeps trying to put Marco Rubio in a box. His colleague and rival Ted Cruz has dismissed him as a "moderate." Liberal commentators have argued that Rubio is just as extreme as his rivals.<p>In fact, Rubio is an unusual figure in Republican politics who does not fit neatly into any of the …

3 Skills That Will Change Your Life

It is possible to change your life. It is possible to better your life. Everything is possible.<p>We often hear the term "The Game of Life." In some ways, life is a game. It is a game of strategy that exists within your mind, the others around you, and all of the millions of variables of that make up …

12 Basic Life Skills Every Kid Should Know by High School

Ease up on the overparenting and teach your kids these basic skills so they'll be prepared for life outside the nest<p>Shutterstock<p>As parents, we love …

Surprising Ways You're Sabotaging Your Career, According to Science

You know that bad-mouthing your boss is a surefire way to put your job in jeopardy. Same goes for missing deadlines or blowing off a meeting with a key client. But fascinating new research has also pinpointed counterintuitive ways you could be inadvertently sabotaging your own success.<p>After all, …

Android Circuit: Apple's Android Mistake, Samsung Confirms New Galaxy Phone, Google's Browser Wars

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the launch date of #TheNextGalaxy, Samsung accidentally confirming the S7 Edge, the updated Apple Music for Android app, BlackBerry’s commitment to Android, Marshmallow’s market share of Android, …

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Exploring the mind’s power over the body

<i>Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is co-author of “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience.”</i><p>In “Cure,” Jo Marchant, a British biologist turned science writer, sets out to show that states of consciousness such as hope, …