Melinda Murray

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Could Wormholes Really Work? Probably Not

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

How to Stay Motivated Working From Home

Working from home gives you that cherished freedom, but plenty of distractions, as well.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 1986, I started my first company, Generic Computers, Inc., in a spare bedroom in my house. I worked at my corporate job during the day and on my …

8 Instagram Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros

Are you wondering how marketing on Instagram will change in 2017? The rapid introduction of new Instagram features in 2016 suggests marketers have …

3 Reasons Employee Engagement Is Declining -- And How Managers Can Improve It

Employee engagement is one of those management attributes that can be hard to define. Different companies characterize it differently, but there’s one thing they pretty much all agree on: They <i>do</i> want engaged employees. Why? It’s simple: Engaged employees are usually more committed, hard-working, …

Employee Engagement

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

The Most Effective Ways to End an Email So That You Get a Response

We all send and receive a deluge of emails every day and no one wants their messages to be ignored, but what’s the best way to end a message so that …

Scientists have confirmed a brand new phase of matter: time crystals

For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy.<p>Now it's official — researchers have just reported in …

Influencers: Instagram Is the Most Engaging Platform (Report)

Influencer marketing has come into its own this year, with marketers and influencers gaining a better understanding of the power it holds. However, …

This Is How Creative Leaders Decorate Their Offices for Success

It’s no secret that successful people need a system for setting goals. Successful creatives, however, choose to do things with artistic flair. Enter …

Creativity

Why Other People Wreck Brainstorms (And How To Stop Them)

The reason brainstorms devolve into groupthink has to do with the way memory works. Here’s how to get around that.<p>You’re probably brainstorming all wrong. Chances are you’re using some form of the rules that were initially devised by the adman Alex Osborn that started in the 1950s. His process …