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Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

Watch Lily the baby elephant romp around in the snow

We've seen sea lions and polar bears romp around in the snow, but no one embraces a slushy day quite like Lily the elephant calf.<p>Lily is having the …

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

Which Lens Should I Buy (Part 1): Advice for Beginners Who Just Moved up from a Point-&-Shoot

People often ask me, “What sort of lens should I buy as my second lens?” and my answer is always the same: “What sort of pictures would you like to …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

20 Incredible Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

Kid-Friendly Meditation Videos Help Little Ones Settle Down Before Bed

My kids are balls of pure energy who are offended by the very thought of bedtime. But meditation videos like this one actually keep their interest …

Kids

Marcus Aurelius on How to Motivate Yourself to Get Out of Bed in the Morning and Go to Work

“You don’t love yourself enough. Or you’d love your nature too, and what it demands of you.”<p><i>“If we design workplaces that permit people to find meaning in their work, we will be designing a human nature that values work,”</i> psychologist Barry Schwartz wrote in his inquiry into what motivates us to …

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Self-improvement

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

Happiness

George Michael: A Life in Pictures

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Pop superstar George Michael dies aged 53

Singer who first made his name as half of pop group Wham! before going on to solo success died peacefully at home<p>• Tributes flood in for late pop star – latest reaction • Obituary: Britain’s biggest pop star of the 1980s • George Michael – a life in pictures • Share your tributes and memories<p>Andrew …

George Michael

The winter solstice is today: 7 things to know about the shortest day of the year

The winter solstice is upon us: Thursday, December 21, will be the shortest day of 2017 for anyone living in the Northern Hemisphere. If pagan rituals are your thing, this is probably a big moment for you. If not, the official first day of winter is neat for other reasons too.<p>Technically speaking, …

Earth Science

These 'Goofy And Lovable' Photos Destroy Violent Pit Bull Stereotypes

A Florida pet photographer knows pit bulls have an image problem.<p>Years of the dogs getting a bad rap for aggression have led many people to instinctively view any pit bull they see as scary and threatening. The stereotype contributes to pit bulls being the type of dog most likely to languish — and …

Tampa Bay

Yale Neuroscientists Can Now Determine Human Intelligence Through Brain Scans

Do you feel like you were born to do something? There is just a certain skill like playing an instrument or sport, or a certain subject, like math, …

10+ Hilariously Sad Comics By Jake Likes Onions

If you haven't yet discovered Jake Likes Onions then let us be the first to introduce you to these hilarious comics. The artist has over 113k …

John Glenn Dead At 95: He Served His Country In War And In Space

John Glenn, an astronaut, senator and old-fashioned American hero, died Thursday at the age of 95.<p>Glenn was the last survivor of the Mercury 7, selected in 1959 as NASA’s first group of astronauts. He became the first American to orbit the Earth on Feb. 20, 1962. It was a solo flight, not …

Space Exploration

Unleash Unlimited Depth Of Field

<i>Finished Image. Craig Blacklock defied the limits of depth of field and diffraction to create this image. He created the series of exposures shown</i> …

Tutorials

The circadian rhythm of our microbes

Like most life on Earth, our gut microbes have their own circadian rhythm. Disrupting that daily routine can be bad – and keeping it in balance can …

Because there is a Big Difference Between Living and Merely Existing!

<b>You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all</b> …

Dalai Lama

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

Books

16 Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipes to WOW Guests Through the Holidays

The sugar cookie represents a whole lotta Christmas history, because it’s traditionally what kids leave out for Santa to snack on as he makes the rounds from house to house. Other than in the milk and cookies duo for jolly old Saint Nick, sugar cookies are usually found everywhere this time of …

Dessert

Mason Jars Christmas Gift Ideas

You may also be interested in: Fun Christmas Gift Exchange Ideas<p>Steps to follow:<p>1<p>Mason jars Christmas gift ideas: decorating glass jars for gifts<p>We …

Chemicals

How You Can Help Save The Bees -- Even In Winter

America’s bees haven’t had the best year.<p>Last month, seven species of Hawaiian bees were declared endangered in the United States — a first for the insect. There are fears that the rusty-patched bumble bee, endemic to North America, is also nearing extinction.<p>Researchers discovered earlier this …

Ecology

The Physics of Playing a Guitar Visualized: Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” Viewed from Inside the Guitar

Give it a chance, you won’t be disappointed. While the first 30 seconds of the video above may resemble an amateur iPhone prank, it soon becomes …

Guitar

Rep. Mike Honda, Who Lived Through Japanese Internment Camp, Condemns Immigrant Registry

Congressman Mike Honda, who was forced into a Japanese-American internment camp as an infant during the World War II era, condemned recent remarks by …

Donald Trump

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Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …