Michael Terry

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How to Start a Podcast for Fun and Profit

Podcasting is an excellent and affordable way to promote your business, connect with influencers, and tout your expertise. But for many people who …

Marketing

The specific advice you should seek (and ignore) to become more self-aware

Self-awareness is the meta skill of the 21st century. Research shows it’s the essential foundation for high performance, making smart choices, and forming strong relationships. But while we bemoan the lack of self-awareness in our politicians, bosses, and Facebook friends, we rarely consider …

Self-help

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at …

Motivation

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

The secret to Kauai's new award-winning cocktail (so you can make it at home)

A bartender is sharing the secret that recently earned her the title Kauai's Best Bartender.<p>Jennifer Bryant, who works at the Club at Kukuiula near Koloa, was toasted following the Nov. 18 final of a 12-week competition.<p>Beginning in mid-August, two contestants went head to head each week, crafting …

An End to AIDS: New Vaccine Could Be The "Final Nail in the Coffin" for HIV

Dropping the curtain<p>Humanity has been struggling with HIV for over five decades now. The long and arduous fight against the deadly virus reached an …

Public Health

Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help …

Science Shows That Men Who Eat Salads Smell More Attractive To Women

Step away from the bagels<p>Smell plays a large evolutionary part in picking potential mates. Our noses know how to diversify our gene pools, when fertility is at its height — and also detect who will agree with our political stance. Sense of smell even correlates with social circle size.<p>Researchers …

I zapped my brain's pleasure center with electric headphones

Behind the scenes at Engadget, my nickname is "Mr. Chill" because I'm the most permanently-wound member of the team. That's why I had to meet Nervana, a company promising to use music to send pleasure signals to my brain. The firm, based in Boca Raton, claims to have discovered a way to excite the …

The year of the outer solar system: how space exploration reached new heights in 2015

Photograph: European Space Agency/PA<p>An artist’s impression of Beagle 2.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/261a98bb96cabbb98f38df8dff71933e1b57aefd/0_81_1700_1021/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: NASA/Getty Images<p>Hale crater on Mars, showing Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter signs of liquid water.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>…

Nasa's new humanoid robot to tackle space missions

This 6 foot tall all-American robot may look like something from a Marvel film -- but it's actually helping future robots (and maybe even a few …

Robotics

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Scientists Say We Could Build a Space Elevator Using Microscopic Diamond Chains

Diamond nanothreads are an “ideal material” for the cable needed to ferry cargo between Earth and the Moon or Mars.<p>Imagine if you could unspool a diamond like a ball of yarn, pulling out microscopic threads of the hardest substances on Earth and 20,000 times thinner than a strand of hair. As it …

Penn State

NASA created a material that can heal itself in seconds—even from bullets

Hurtling through the endless void of space in a thin aluminum can as debris zips around in every direction may have just gotten a little safer. NASA and the University of Michigan have designed a new “skin” that can heal itself within seconds of being punctured.<p>In a study published in the American …

Engineering

Super-Strong Material Inspired By Squid Teeth Is Self-Healing

To repair, just add water<p>A team of researchers led by engineers from Penn State University has created the first material that heals itself in the presence of water, according to a study published yesterday in <i>Scientific Reports</i>. The material, inspired by squid teeth, could be used to repair devices …

Bionic eye fitted to British pensioner in world first

Ray Flynn was fitted with the bionic eye in June and can make out faces for the first time since he lost his vision to age related macular degeneration<p>A British pensioner has become the first person in the world to be fitted with a bionic eye to fix the most common form of blindness in a landmark …

The real reason your eyes go red after swimming isn't chlorine, but urine

Think your red eyes at the pool are caused by chlorine? Think again<p>Bloodshot eyes after swimming is not as a result of chlorine but in fact caused by urine contained in the pool, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed.<p>Contaminants in the pool, including urine and sweat, bind to …

Cerebral Cortex Thicker in Youths With Down Syndrome

<b>The thickness of the brain’s cerebral cortex could be a key to unlocking answers about intellectual development in youth with Down Syndrome. It could</b> …

Neuroscience

Scientists Build Case for 'Sixth Extinction' ... and Say It Could Kill Us

Even conservative calculations show the world is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction that's being caused by our species — and is likely to lead to humanity's demise if unchecked, scientists reported Friday.<p>The scientists' analysis, published in the open-access journal Science Advances, follows …

Biodiversity

If You Morph Chris Pratt And Chris Evans It Looks Exactly Like Chris Hemsworth

Chris x Chris = Chris²

Top NASA Scientist: We'll Find Signs of Alien Life 'Within a Decade'

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

Watch The Navy’s New Robot Firefighter In Action [Video]

One small step for robots, one giant leap for not burning alive on a boat<p>The Navy has a brand new robot designed to make ships safer by fighting fires. The “Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot,” or SAFFiR, is a project by the Office of Naval Research that aims to prevent shipboard fires from …

This Could Be the Future of Cruising

"Lilypads" off the coast of Monte Carlo. - <i>Photo by Vincent Callebaut</i><p>Fifty years ago, no one thought cruise ships would evolve into 1,200-foot behemoths capable of carrying 5,000 passengers. And while we’re excited by the innovations on new ships like Quantum of the Seas, it’s hard not to wonder how …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

Your science questions answered

Q Given the fact that the atom consists mainly of empty space and glass has a much higher density than paper, why is it that I can’t look through a sheet of paper but easily through centimetre-thick glass? asks Thoralf Schubert<p>A As Professor Philip Moriarty from the University of Nottingham …

How man’s best friend could hold the key to anti-ageing

Scientists are targeting a new set of recruits to test anti-ageing drugs: pet dogs. And according to their plans, not any old pooch will do. The researchers want to concentrate their trials on large canines. Golden retrievers, labradors and German shepherd dogs will do nicely.<p>The researchers are …