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This gorgeous modern treehouse hides a surprising interior

Paris-based firm Atelier LAVIT just unveiled a beautiful treehouse with a surprisingly sophisticated twist. The octagon-shaped Origin Treehouse wraps …

Content Marketing Isn't Dead. You're Just Doing It Wrong | Inc.com

Content marketing has been established as the main strategy for building a community of customers for many years now. And, like many great strategies, as time passes it starts to be questioned. Those who aren't putting in the effort into their content and hence not seeing the results they'd like …

Marketing

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

InterAct

How To Chase Away Your Best Employees

Finding good employees can be time consuming and expensive, so it only makes sense that you would want to keep great workers around for the long haul.<p>If a quality worker has ever exited your business, then you probably understand the vacuum that can be left in their wake. Suddenly, work is …

The Workplace

Zimbabwe’s Military, in Apparent Takeover, Says It Has Custody of Mugabe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s military said early Wednesday that it had taken custody of President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state and one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, in what increasingly appeared to be a military takeover in the southern African nation.<p>After apparently …

South Africa

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Weird Ways to Cook Eggs You Haven’t Thought of Yet

The humble egg isn't above being poached, scrambled, hard-boiled, fried — even pickled. But isn't it time we found new tricks for this fan …

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

Self-help

Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious

Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.<p>You probably can’t remember what it feels like to play Super Mario …

Machine Learning

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the story of the "the beer mat pitch."<p>At the time of the pitch, Brett Godfrey was the …

Entrepreneurship
Social Media

It has been a brutal year in the search for a treatment for Alzheimer’s — here’s where researchers are looking now

The latest failure came in September, when Axovant said it failed a key late-stage trial for its drug, intepirdine.<p>Alzheimer's affects more than 5 million Americans, a number that's expected to balloon to 13.8 million by 2050 . There are only four drugs that have been approved to treat the symptoms …

Biotechnology

Catholic Bishop Wants to Ban Married Sex

A conservative bishop in Philadelphia says remarried Catholics can take communion just as long as they aren’t having sex. And gays? …

Dallas police chief taps Stevie Wonder to comfort families of slain cops

Police Chief David Brown delved into Stevie Wonder's back catalogue to express his feelings at the Dallas memorial service for the five murdered …

U.S. Ready to Hand Over Control of the Internet Naming System

The United States will officially relinquish its authority over the internet's naming system on October 1 to a California-based non-profit comprised of government and technology stakeholders.<p>Over 33,000 emails have been exchanged and more than 800 hours have been spent in meetings discussing the …

Net Neutrality

Einstein's unique way of thinking contributed to his genius — here's how

Robbert Dijkgraaf is a theoretical physicist and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is also the co-author of "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge."<p>In this video, he explains how Albert Einstein saw the world in a different way from how most scientists see it. …

Physics

Supreme Court: Trump admin can keep travel ban on most refugees

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court granted Tuesday a Trump administration request to continue to bar most refugees under its travel ban.<p>Without comment, the court blocked a federal appeals court ruling from last week that would have exempted refugees who have a contractual commitment from …

Immigration

Fix for 3-billion-year-old genetic error could dramatically improve genetic sequencing

For 3 billion years, one of the major carriers of information needed for life, RNA, has had a glitch that creates errors when making copies of …

Genetics
China

Sharapova's sponsors divided after two-year tennis ban

<b>Maria Sharapova's sponsors have given a mixed response to her two year ban for failing a drugs test.</b><p>The Russian tennis player was handed the ban on Wednesday after testing positive for the prohibited drug meldonium earlier this year.<p>The sports firm, Nike, the racket manufacturer, Head, and bottled …

Tennis

The State Department is opening an investigation into the mysteriously edited Iran briefing video

During a press briefing, agency spokesman Mark Toner announced that the department had reversed its decision not to investigate who ordered a State Department official to edit out several minutes of a YouTube video of a 2013 briefing that was discovered missing in May.<p>"We're going to continue to …

U.S. Dept. of State

Renewable Energy Is Now Inevitable, Energy Secretary Says, Citing Price

Climate change may have inspired the clean-energy revolution, but price has made it inevitable, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz said Thursday, citing plunging prices in solar, wind and efficient innovations like LED lighting.<p>“The discussion about climate and climate science and mitigation and …

Renewable Energy

MySpace Was Hacked & Now You Have To Change All Your Passwords For Everything Else

MySpace still exists and it’s now owned by Time, Inc.<p>We’re only reporting that news because the site has been hacked and your passwords could be …

MySpace

Dustin Diamond is back in jail after violating parole

Former "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond is back in jail in Wisconsin after an official says he violated the terms of his parole.<p>Ozaukee County jail records show Diamond, who was recently released after serving time for disorderly conduct and concealed-weapon convictions, was arrested …

Using CRISPR to Learn How a Body Builds Itself

The popular gene-editing technique can deliver a step-by-step account of how a single-cell embryo becomes a trillion-cell animal.<p>Like every other animal, the nematode worm <i>C. elegans</i> begins life as a single fertilized cell. This divides into two, and then four, and then eight. By the time the worm …

Biology
Painkillers

Muslim mob in Egypt strips 70-year-old Christian woman

A Muslim mob stripped a 70-year-old Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were ransacked and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.<p>According to the local Orthodox Coptic church and security officials, the assault in …

Muslim Women

Hodor And Bran Eat Some Feelings, Share A ‘Hold The Door’ Cake

<i>Game of Thrones</i> spoilers ahead.<p>Episode five of <i>Game of Thrones</i> season six, “The Door,” gave us all the feels by sending Hodor off to Tha Crossroads while revealing his name means “Hold The Door” (inspiring many a meme and doorstop-related arts and crafts project this week). Since that episode, show …

TV Series

Here's How Much Kim Kardashian Pays to Dress Like Kim Kardashian

💸💸💸<p>It's no secret that in recent years, Kim Kardashian has totally stepped up her style game. Whether she's on the red carpet or grabbing lunch with her sisters, the reality star has been looking all kinds of fabulous lately, and she's got a ton of help to keep her looking that way.<p>While her new …