Laurence Ross

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Psychologists explain why micro-cheating is the latest infidelity trend everyone's talking about

A subconscious Facebook like may cause more harm than good.<p>Temptation is everywhere – and no, we're not talking about the junk food restaurant down …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Physics

Burger company stock soars after it mentions blockchain

As the bitcoin and blockchain craze continues to explode, nothing should really surprise us anymore. Yet there's news that a company that owns some …

Cryptocurrency

A Mysterious Act of Mercy by the Subway Bombing Suspect

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Before Akayed Ullah returned home to New York from his native Bangladesh, and tried to blow himself up with a pipe bomb in a crowded Manhattan subway station, he had one last thing to do — an all-night bus ride by himself to help Rohingya refugees.<p>After visiting relatives here …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Forestry

ageing breakthrough

Scientists found members of the Old Order Amish community carry a copy of what is being described as the first ever anti-ageing genetic …

Amish Mennonites

Riley Video 10-2017

Playlist

Google Pixel 2 November update addresses the device’s biggest problems

Google vowed to address many of the issues surrounding the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL last month following numerous user complaints. These began almost as soon as the devices were released in mid-October, and have prompted Google to extend the warranty of the Pixel 2s in order to dispel fears over …

This App Could Help Farmers Save Entire Harvests

Booster aims to adapt technology to the farmers, not the other way around. Image courtesy of Booster.<i>Editor’s note: In anticipation of our upcoming</i> …

Farming
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The Internet really, really doesn't want to 'clean for the Queen'

LONDON — It seems like a nice idea in theory: cleaning up the country so it looks nice for a big birthday party.<p>But when the guest of honour is a …

My scattered thoughts on the SLA consultants’ Recommendations Report

Tweet <br>flickr photo shared by she was under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license I’ve been meaning to write up my thoughts about the SLA …

Management

These 23 tweeters will keep you plugged into the startup ecosystem. Follow ‘em now!

If you are a newbie startup geek, you might not know where to go to fulfill your thirst for startup updates. This post might help you get a bit of a …

7 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles For Entrepreneurs

This is going to be fun…<p>Below is a list of carefully curated (and enormously popular) LinkedIn Pulse articles for business owners just like you.<p>Each …

Michael Bloomberg

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even …

Small Business

The Art of Billie Holiday’s Life

Some biographies of artists take in the whole life—preferably with equal attention to the work, and integrating the two elements to the extent that the work invites it. Others offer a bio-slice or synecdoche, centered on one particular period, relationship, or field of activity to provide an …

How one California farmer is battling the worst drought in 1,200 years

On a warm March afternoon, farmer Cannon Michael walks alongside wheat fields adjacent to his house in Los Banos, in California’s Central Valley. Most of these fields won’t be watered again this year.<p>“Wheat’s not a glamorous crop, but it makes a lot of bread,” Michael quips.<p>This wheat, though, …

US Geological Survey

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Here are all the brands that appear in the third season of "House of Cards."</b> There's a lot of product placement.<p><b>2. Meet the real Don Draper.</b> 101-year-old illustrator Mac Conner tells The Telegraph's Hermione Hoby about life as one of the original Mad Men on Madison Avenue<p><b>3. A Starbucks executive</b> …

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What Louis Armstrong Really Thinks

On October 31, 1965, Louis (Satchmo) Armstrong gave his first performance in New Orleans, his home town, in nine years. As a boy, he had busked on street corners. At twelve, he marched in parades for the Colored Waif’s Home for Boys, where he was given his first cornet. But he had publicly …

Barbra Streisand

Inside The Numbers: Why Ford Won't Lose its Shirt Building The Pricey New Aluminum F-150 Pickup

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