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17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Disability

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

This Woman Fused With Her Twin In Utero And Has The DNA Of Two People

Chimerism is a rare genetic condition where an individual has two sets of DNA.<p>Twins often have an inseparable bond, but Muhl and her fraternal twin are actually the same person. In a rare genetic event, Muhl fused together with her fraternal twin in the womb. So Muhl has two sets of DNA: her own, …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional 'networking' event, a cocktail party or dinner, do us all a favor: lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic …

George Mason University

The best cameras under $1,000

Enthusiast cameras like Sony's A7R III, the Nikon D850 and Fujifilm's X-H1 get a lot of attention. The good news is that nowadays, you can spend less than $1,000 for a camera body and get almost as much as you would with a model with three times the price. Cameras like Nikon's D5600, the Sony A6300 …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>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 wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Landscape Photography

Angelina Jolie Opens Up About How She Avoids Living 'an Empty Life'

Angelina Jolie says the key to avoiding living “an empty life” comes down to finding a work/life balance.<p>“I think to be a balanced person, you have …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading those dull …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Shift Your Perspective and Change Your Life

There’s plenty of solid evidence that how we think about what’s going on in our lives can greatly contribute to whether or not we find events in our …

Crispy Parmesan-Crusted Pancakes Are My New Cauliflower Rice Obsession

Now the base of pizza crusts and tater tots, cauliflower has proven its versatility time and time again. When grated or processed into “rice,” it …

Pancakes

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed)

All actions results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.<p>Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in …

Self-help

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

Graphic Design

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

Olympus' tiny Pen E-PL9 has 4K and image stabilization

Olympus has introduced the PEN E-PL9, giving its smallest Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera a significant overhaul with the addition of 4K video and in-body stabilization. The new model carries the retro look of its predecessor, the E-PL8, but improves on it with a bigger grip and mode dial. It …

Astronomers Find First Planets Outside the Milky Way

Potentially trillions have been spotted.<p>Astronomers have found so many planets around other stars that at this point, the discovery of new planets feels almost routine. But the universe is a big place, and now astronomers have found the first planets outside the galaxy.<p>A group of researchers from …

Scientists have proven the existence of the strangest state of matter: superionic ice

In 1935, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i>, a student-run newspaper of Harvard University, carried the following clip:<p>Percy W. Bridgman ’04, professor of physics, can now make ice which will not melt until a temperature higher than the boiling point of water is attained.<p>This was newsworthy indeed. Bridgman went …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

7 Steve Jobs Quotes That Will Change the Way You Think

Steve Jobs, Apple’s late co-founder and former CEO, will forever be known as one of the most influential figures of our time. In his role as the head …

Innovation

The Simple Way to Find Your Passion, According to a Founder Who Built a Billion-Dollar Brand | Inc.com

There's a lot of talk about finding your passion, doing what you love, and making an impact in the world.<p>There's nothing wrong with these statements and I'm glad they are popular. However, there's not enough discussion about how to actually find your purpose and make impact.<p>That's where Tom Bilyeu …

Entrepreneurship

17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

Makeup 101.

Add These Spots To Your Solo Travel Plans This Year

We noted in our 2018 Uproxx Travel Hot List that searches for solo travel were way up. And, why not? Hitting the road solo offers an array of great opportunities. You’re implored to reach out and meet new people in ways that traveling as a couple or in a group doesn’t provide (trust us, it’s just …

Asia Travel

Our 25 Favorite Oprah's Book Club and Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Picks

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail<p>In her early 20s, Cheryl Strayed was mourning the premature death of her mother. She drifted for a while, unable to cope with her grief. Strayed decided to take herself away from everything by hiking the Pacific Coast Trail, which runs from Southern …

Books

20 Top Social Media Tools to Try in 2018

Now that 2018 is here and in full swing, you might be looking for new social media tools to add to your marketing stack.<p>According to Scott Brinker of …

Infographics

Oprah Winfrey’s 9 best pieces of career advice

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, she can command a room to listen. Many of us were reminded of her oratory powers when she received the Cecil B. DeMille …

Oprah Winfrey

This Life Advice From a 27-Year-Old Before She Died of Cancer Is Going Viral

Her moving 'note before I die' contains words of wisdom everyone should hear.<p>Last week, Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old from Grafton in the Australian …

New South Wales