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The Reason You're Not Successful Is Because You Don't Want To Admit This 1 Thing

You know deep down it's true.<p>Success. Define it.<p>You want to have a certain number in your bank account.<p>You want to build something X amount of people validate and praise.<p>You want to be "remembered" or "known" for something, forever.<p>You want to be seen as the leader, the one who pioneered change.<p>You …

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about his belief that Earth isn’t even real and we probably live in a computer simulation.<p>“There’s a billion to one chance we’re living in base reality,” he said at …

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How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

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5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually Are

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. “An eagle seizes a …

10 million people just got a 23% raise

India has just made 10 million government workers and pensioners very happy, handing out a bumper 23% increase in pay.<p>The one-off raise, which has been approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will strain India's government budget but also provide a boost to consumer spending.<p>The move is not …

Lightning kills 74 in India over 24-hour period

Lightning has killed 74 people, mostly farm labourers working in fields, across eastern and northern India over the past 24 hours, officials said Wednesday.<p>A majority of the deaths occurred in the eastern state of Bihar, where 57 people died after being struck by lightning, a state official said. …

BMW's driverless concept car looks straight from the future

If the BMW Vision Next 100 concept car is a glimpse of the future, then we like what we're seeing.<p>The Vision Next 100 was first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March, but BMW has been adding cars to its line that is celebrating the automaker's 100th birthday. Each car is meant to give a taste …

Huge NATO Drills in Poland Prepare West for Possible Conflict With Russia

WEDRZYN, Poland — Red tape marked the explosive charge U.S. soldiers set on the plywood to breach the door to a brick house. Ready to ignite it, they hunkered down along the wall their weapons at the ready.<p>Repeated shouts of "fire in the hole" rang out, and after a loud boom, the six-man unit …

Stonehenge, Easter Island, Venice: Climate Change Will Destroy Human History

Beloved World Heritage sites all over the world might disappear forever, thanks to climate change.<p>Climate change has become a battle for the future of human life on Earth. But as we set our sights on the imminent challenges ahead, it can be easy to lose track of our past.<p>Cultural heritage sites are …

Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on …

The Superbug That Experts Have Been Dreading Has Just Reached The US

This is very bad.<p>A type of bacteria that’s resistant to the last antibiotic we have left against superbugs has made it to the US, and it signals …

'Man-eating' Nile crocodiles found in Florida

Daniel Martins<b><br>Digital News Reporter</b><p>Sunday, May 22, 2016, 1:36 PM - Florida already has an abundance of alligators, and a growing problem with …

Jupiter’s Moon lo Formed Under Unique Processes, New Study Suggests

An impressive image of Jupiter’s moon Io, as seen from NASA’s Galileo spacecraft from a distance of approximately 600,000 km. A volcanic eruption is …

Mars may have had two 'mega-tsunamis' according to new research

Sophisticated mapping suggests that Mars may have undergone two “mega-tsunamis”.<p>Waves as high as 120 metres could swept across the planning moving several hundred kilometres inland.<p>The discovery could also settle the controversy over whether a vast ocean covered a huge swathe of Mars, with one …

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Robots to build Mars settlement

A GROUP of six-foot-tall, 150kg humanoid robots created by NASA could be the gatekeepers to the colonisation of Mars.

The American flags on the moon have all turned white

NASA<p>While lunar images have proven that the American flags planted during the Apollo missions are still standing on the moon, lunar scientists have …

Fort McMurray announces re-entry schedule, evacuation lifted on some oilsands camps

Residents from the lower townsite and southern areas of the city can return on June 1, if safe to do so<p>Residents from Fort McMurray's lower townsite …

Phillips 66 in final stages of selling Ireland's only oil refinery: sources | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. energy group Phillips 66 (PSX.N) is in the final stages of selling the only oil refinery in Ireland, a source familiar with negotiations said on Saturday.<p>Gasoline prices are displayed at a Phillips 66 station in Moscow Mills, Missouri January 17, 2015. REUTERS/Whitney …

Saudi Daily: 'Satanic' Bill Allowing Kingdom to be Sued For 9/11 Will 'Open Gates Of Hell' For U.S. » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>TEL AVIV – The Saudi press slammed the U.S. for its “despicable” double standard in regard to a proposed bill that would allow victims of the</b> …

Bianca Brigitte Van Damme Daughter Sexy Bikini | Article

We all grew up with Jean-Claude Van Damme, admiring not only how kickass he was in his movies, but also noting that he was no fake when it came to …

Breathe – The World’s Smallest And Most Advanced Wearable Air Purifier

Light up your snowboard as you ride with the Blizzard…<p>Appreciate the luxurious look and feel of teak in your…<p>Effortlessly secure your phone to your …

Top 51 Happiness And Motivational Dr. Seuss Quotes To Boost Your Life

Theodor Seuss Geisel ( Born on March 2, 1904, Died on September 24, 1991 ) was a cartoonist, book publisher, animator, artist, and a writer.<p>His most …

5 Reasons Why You're Unhappy -- and How You Can Start Being Happy Today

So maybe you have the awesome house or apartment, a great relationship, and an amazing job. But despite the fact that everything in your life looks so great on "paper" or upon someone viewing your Facebook or Instagram accounts, for some reason, somehow your just not happy.<p>What I've come to realize …

The Morning Ritual: 5 Things to Do Before Breakfast to Clear Your Mind and Start the Day

It's easy to wake up and just start running around the house like a crazy person making breakfast, checking email, putting dishes away, doing push-ups, rummaging through closet hangers for an outfit and getting the kids out of the house. Ambitiously, in the spirit of "getting it all done."<p>Most of …

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These 6 charts explain the world's looming demographic crisis

Those changes will broaden the scope of our study of economics and investing; they will alter our understanding of sociology; and they will radically affect politics and governments.<p>Precisely what these changes will be is difficult to discern and predicting them requires some guesswork, but the one …