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Almost 'fully-formed' human brain grown in lab

A nearly fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time ever, according to scientists from Ohio State University -- though …

Incredible Sahara Forest Project to generate fresh water, solar power and crops in African desert

Can you imagine being able to produce enough water in the Sahara to grow crops there? Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power …

Seawater

Robin Williams has been accused of sexual misconduct by a former co-star, who said she 'never took offence'

The late Robin Williams repeatedly groped and flashed his "Mork & Mindy" co-star, a new book has revealed.<p>Pam Dawber, who played Mindy to Williams' Mork in the 1970s sitcom, recalled what is clearly sexual misconduct, saying he groped, grabbed, and flashed her on set.<p>However, Dawber said Williams' …

Comedy

Veteran CIA agent on Trump: “Corruption like we’ve never seen before”

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/City Lights Publishers/Salon)</b><p>Longtime CIA analyst Melvin Goodman: Russian hacking isn’t as dangerous as the “dumbing down of this country”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 12, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>The cauldron that is the Russia scandal and its related tendrils -- including possible money laundering …

Donald Trump

God Didn’t Write a Book

The Bible is a book—God’s book. Even a child knows this, right? Except that the Bible isn’t a book. Not really.The Bible was at first oral …

Theology

New AI can guess whether you're gay or straight from a photograph

Artificial intelligence can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on photos of their faces, according to new research that suggests machines can have significantly better “gaydar” than humans.<p>The study from Stanford University – which found that a computer algorithm could …

Artificial Intelligence

The tragic tale of Egypt’s decline: Is it also the story of America’s future?

<b>Gamal Abdel Nasser; Anwar el-Sadat (Getty)</b><p>Once a diverse, cosmopolitan society, Egypt has descended into corruption, inequality and bigotry. Sound familiar?<p>Steven A. Cook<p>August 27, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>Alexandria, Egypt’s second city, was once a cosmopolitan place. Nestled in the eastern Mediterranean …

Political Science

The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

Learning

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

The Electric Bioreactor Farm<p>Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a …

How Two Millennials Made +$700K In Five Months By Bringing Together Successful Entrepreneurs

If there is anything that spending nine months circumnavigating the globe by staying with people in my social network has taught me, is that our vision is only as strong as our network. The people that we choose to surround ourselves with — and the type of relationship we ultimately build with …

Entrepreneurship

Economic Chaos Fuels Gold Mining Rush in Africa's Newest Nation

After South Sudan’s peace deal collapsed, gun battles rocked the capital and soldiers ransacked his clothing store, Ahmed al-Nur faced the economic …

For an Instant Room Upgrade: Under $50 Pendant Lighting

There are a few design elements for your home that can totally overhaul the style of a room: a great antique rug, a bold paint color (like a …

IKEA

22 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

If you're the kind of person perpetually on a mission to improve yourself, a good book can provide stellar inspiration and guidance. Here are top picks from nearly two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive</i> by Harvey Mackay<p>"Very few business books provide …

Common Sense

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Broadband, Wi-Fi More Important Than Clean Underwear for Apartment Dwellers, Survey Finds

For apartment renters, high-speed internet and Wi-Fi are more important amenities than having in-room laundry facilities, according to a new survey. …

14 Psychological Forces That Make Good People Do Bad Things | Inc.com

Given the right circumstances, good people can get caught up in some very bad things. More often than not, psychology is to blame.<p>When it comes to unethical behavior, good people don't tend to go right off the deep end like Bernie Madoff or Kenneth Lay. Rather, the mind plays tricks on them, …

Psychology

Why making to-do lists won’t help you get things done

I’ve helped thousands of people  —  from NFL coaches and four star generals to best-selling authors and hedge fund managers  —  feel less busy and …

How to deal with anxiety when you are feeling overwhelmed

According to the Beyondblue support service for depression and anxiety, seven to 14 per cent of women aged 10 to 24 years old will experience an …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

Take a deep breath — no really, it will calm your brain

A new study shows the way you’re breathing affects your mind<p>When you’re stressed, people often advise you to take a deep breath — and for good reason, a new study shows. Slowing your breathing calms you, and now scientists may have figured out how you can relax your brain through your breath. It …

Can You Make A Quantum Superposition Of Cause And Effect?

When I teach or give talks about relativity, one of my regular angles on it is to discuss how faster-than-light travel (or even communication) creates problems with causality. That is, as I wrote in my book and an old blog post, if matter or information can pass from one point to another at speeds …

Quantum Mechanics

Memory Reboot: How to Remember 90% of Everything You Learn

We all know the value of making a great first impression, so why is it that 90% of the time after we've just been introduced to someone we forget …

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

How 90 percent of American households lost an average of $17,000 in wealth to the plutocrats in 2016

The richest 1 percent and the poorest 50 percent “have basically switched their income shares”<p><b>The richest 1 percent extracted wealth from every other segment of society</b><br>These multi-millionaires effectively shifted nearly $4 trillion in wealth away from the rest of the nation to themselves in 2016. …

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life | Inc.com

Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or hear complaints. They're negative by nature and they …

Happiness

The massive election-rigging scandal the media ignored

<b>In this Oct. 26, 2016, photo, casino workers vote at an early voting site in Las Vegas. With Election Day approaching, many small businesses want to make it easy for staffers to vote. So they’re giving them flex time, balloting breaks or are opening several hours late. (AP Photo/John Locher) (AP)</b><p>In …

Government

9 Morning Habits That'll Make You Feel Ready For ANY Day

For as long as my mornings involved corralling five children under the age of 8, they haven't been blissful, self-care-centric affairs. They've been …

Snooze

Fantastic Native American Portraits

Born on a Wisconsin farm in 1868, Edward Sheriff Curtis became fascinated with photography early, building his own camera around the age 10. As a …

Fashion Journalism

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …