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13 Presidential Debate Moments the Internet Loved

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off Monday night for the first presidential debate — and much like the 2016 election, it was not normal.<p>Here are all the moments that made the Internet perk up during the 90-minute debate:<p>1. Clinton coining a new term in reference to Trump's economic policies: …

Full Transcript from the First 2016 Presidential Debate Between Trump, Clinton

<i>The full transcript from the first presidential debate Monday at Hofstra University involving Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Lester Holt, anchor of NBC Nightly News, served as moderator.</i><p>HOLT: Good evening from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. I'm Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly …

Presidential Debate

The Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness: 8 Helpful Tips

May 27, 2016 by Justin Whitaker<p>A guest post from Janet Miller<p>You don’t have to be a Buddhist (or a hippy) to practice mindfulness, and you don’t have …

Short Film Shows What It's Like to Grow Up Being Player Two in Video Games

If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation <i>Player Two</i> should hit you right …

Take a Quick Trip to Deep Space With This Gorgeous Animated Short

Three minutes of video that took a year to render.<p>This three-minute sci-fi flick by Tim Cahn silently plops us into a near future where humans really know how to commute. There's an establishing shot of the sun, then a quick rocket dash to Mars, where we've plainly established some crescent-shaped …

How Multitasking Depletes the Brain's Resources — And How You Can Restore Concentration, With Daniel Levitin

<b>Daniel Levitin:</b> It turns out that multitasking is a myth. We think that we're doing a whole bunch of things at once. But we're not actually because …

Patents from Boeing, NASA, Google, and more

Drawing inspiration from living beings, NASA intends to put “pain” receptors throughout in the outer shell of spacecrafts. The result: the space crafts exterior turns into a living skin capable of sensing even the slightest “discomfort” in the form of stress or physical damage.<p>The shell of the …

Patents

Can You Lose Weight On the Mindfulness Diet?

Do anything three times a day, every day of your life, and you’re bound to get bored. Eating is no different. Humans, however, are masters of …

Photographer captures stunning photos of dancers in the streets of Cuba

On his recent trip to Cuba, photographer Omar Robles captured remarkable snapshots of ballet dancers expressing their art throughout the nation's …

The Secret All Entrepreneurs Are Hiding

Some of the biggest and best-known tech startups are totally dysfunctional.<p><i>In his acclaimed book Disrupted (Hachette Books, 2016) former Newsweek editor Dan Lyons discusses his experience as an employee at HubSpot, a software marketing company. In the following edited excerpt, he discusses his</i> …

The "R" in RNA can easily be made in space, and that has implications for life beyond Earth

New research suggests that the sugar ribose -- the "R" in RNA -- is probably found in comets and asteroids that zip through the solar system and may be more abundant throughout the universe than was previously thought.<p>The finding has implications not just for the study of the origins of life on …

Solar System

How to Take Professional Looking Photos: Mobile Phone Versus DSLR

Hint: sometimes it is the camera…<p>Last Sunday morning, my son Isaac was sitting at our dining room table eating breakfast with a typical …

Mobile Photography

Millennials have taken the heartbreak out of the long distance relationship

Long distance relationships are challenging. But, before smartphones and social media, long-distance relationships (LDRs) were even more …

Why Everyone Must Get Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution

First came steam and water power; then electricity and assembly lines; then computerization… So what comes next?<p>Some call it the fourth industrial revolution, or industry 4.0, but whatever you call it, it represents the combination of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and the Internet …

Manufacturing

We Finally Know Why Mercury Is So Dark

Something about the planet Mercury doesn’t sit right with astronomers: It’s too dark. Darker than the Moon, despite containing way less iron. But at …

A CEO shares 3 important business skills you won't learn in school

In recent years, most of us knew about Steve Jobs's exit from the Ivy League to pursue his dreams. But I am not about to rest on one side of the debate or the other.<p>The fact is that a formal education will bring you up-to-speed on the latest develops, and history, of your chosen field.<p>In addition, …

Communication Skills

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What Scientists Mean When They Say 'Race' Is Not Genetic

A new paper explains why it can be dangerous to think otherwise.<p>If a team of scientists in Philadelphia and New York have their way, using race to categorize groups of people in biological and genetic research will be forever discontinued.<p>The concept of race in such research is "problematic at best …

The 50 Most Delicious Brownie Recipes

10 Things I Did To Lose 160 Pounds Without Ever Dieting

A wise young employee once told me, “In life, my greatest misfortunes have always led to fortunes.” When I was 340 pounds, at age 25, if you had told …

Diets

13 Recipes For People Who Think They Hate Slow Cookers

You're about to fall in love.<p>Here are 13 reasons to become one of those annoying slow cooker obsessives.

The 32 highest-paying cities for people who work in tech

There are now a total of eight cities where tech workers are earning six figures, on average, according to the Dice Tech Salary Survey.<p>"The competition for tech talent today is undeniable," said Dice president Bob Melk in the report. "Employers realize offering competitive pay is a necessity. …

Florida

A Fiction Reading List to Help You Understand the World Around You

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, <i>University of California, Los Angeles</i><p>The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied …

University of California

5 Easy Steps for Doing Your Best Work Every Day

Your to-do list is hurting your ability to dig in and do what matters most. Here's how to fix it.<p>If you're like most people, you have a to do list that is hurting your ability to do your best work.<p>Whether it's a scribbled-down list of weekly items or a seemingly never ending archive of everything …

How Small Businesses can Boost their Sales with Email Automation in 2016

Do you prefer sending manual emails to every person when they sign up for your email list?<p>OR<p>Is it better to automate the whole process to connect with the consumers at a deeper level?<p>Time is money.<p>Small business owners don't have enough time to send emails to every person manually. It is logical to …

Silicon Valley founders who grew up poor can’t shake “mindset inequality”

I grew up in poverty–as did my startup co-founder David Tran. So when the talk in Silicon Valley turned to income inequality recently, our ears perked up. For a moment, our two worlds were colliding.<p>“Closely related to poverty is lack of social mobility,” Paul Graham, who co-founded the startup …

Silicon Valley