Mike Barzee

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Scientists Have Just Uncovered a Major Difference Between DNA And RNA

Time to update the textbooks.<p>A new study has shown for the first time that RNA - the older molecular cousin of DNA - splits apart when it tries to …

22 Ways to Instantly Change Your State of Mind

Every thought we have is a vibration and the key to maintaining positivity is to learn how to change our state.<p>Every thought we have is a vibration.<p>When we feel on top of the world, we send a matching frequency as we attract positive people, things and events into our lives.<p>When we exude energy and …

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

Employment

Three questions every entrepreneur should ask their accountant

You need help managing your small business finances. A professional partner who understands small businesses can offer strategic financial advice, help manage growth, ensure you're in compliance, uncover potential business issues and keep you on track. You need a strategic financial partner who is …

Scientists discover theory-defying black hole 12 billion times the size of the Sun

“Current theory is for a limit to how fast a black hole can grow, but this black hole is too large for that theory”<p>Researchers from Peking University and the University of Arizona discovered what is being called a "monster black hole," which is powering the brightest quasar yet found. Results of …

Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet known to have an atmosphere containing free oxygen, oceans of liquid water …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

6 Apps That Help You Stick to Your Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Feb. 21, 2015.</i><p>We all know the importance of setting goals – they hold you accountable, tell you what you truly want and help propel you forward. Whether you strive to get started on that new project, …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

New map of human genetics contains clues for Alzheimer's and cancer

Getting a handle on the epigenome<p>Alzheimer's disease may involve the immune system, and researchers might have figured out how to pinpoint the origin of a cancer that has spread prior to diagnosis. These are just some of the findings reported today in a series of studies published in the <i>Nature</i> …

To Explain the World: the Discovery of Modern Science by Steven Weinberg, review: 'fascinating but unbalanced'

A sweeping account of the birth of modern science argues that physics and astronomy were the driving forces behind the revolution<p>There have been many accounts of the historical progression of our understanding of the world around us, especially focusing on the transformative developments that began …

Winston Churchill

Chaos of the human brain: How our random thoughts inspire genius — and self-destruction

Visionaries throughout history reported that intrusive ideas helped them create and caused them anguish. Here’s why<p>The obsessive thoughts of OCD are different to those that tend to dominate other types of mental anguish. Recurring and distressing thoughts are not always an obsession – at least not …

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic fibrosis?<p>Astrophysicist Karel …

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A US Soldier And Iraq Veteran Died Trying To Topple An African Dictatorship Last Month

The Neutrality Act makes it illegal for Americans to plot the violent takeover of any country with which the US is not at war. The two men who were charged, Cherno Njie and Papa Faal, a successful businessman living in Texas and a former US Army officer living in Minnesota, respectively, were …

Africa

7 Ways to Free Yourself From Debt—for Good!—in 2015

These smart and easy strategies can get you back in the black before you know it.<p>If you’re in debt, getting out may seem impossible.<p>One in eight …

The Science of First Impressions (and How to Use It to Your Advantage)

If there's one thing I've learned over the past five years of working as a journalist, it's that success can come down to the two seconds after you …

Psychology

Should You Look For A New Job In 2015?

It’s time to reflect honestly on what’s keeping you coming back to work every day.<p>As 2014 comes to a close, you may be reflecting on the past year and wondering if your current job is where you want to be. If you really don’t like where you work, you are not alone. A Gallup poll found that more …

Meet 5 Common Backyard Plants with Healing Superpowers

Although you may already be familiar with many of your neighborhood “weeds” and their myriad uses (such as using dandelion leaves in salad), it’s …

How Your Face Shapes Your Economic Chances

A new study on the value of a fat face (for guys) joins a long tradition of beauty biases in the office<p>Beauty, closely studied, seems nearly indistinguishable from quick math.<p>Men seem to prefer women with a low waist-to-hip ratio. Women prefer men with optimally long jaws. For reasons we don't …

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The Android Wear apps you should download right now

It's been about a year since Google Android Wear smartwatches started arriving on our wrists, and a dizzying array of devices round and square are competing for our attention. Once you're done ogling devices like the Huawei Watch or the LG Watch Urbane , it's time to think about how these gadgets …

Apps

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is now receiving a maintenance update that includes improvements to call audio and the Samsung Keyboard's Handwriting Mode. Have you picked up a Galaxy Note 3? If so, what do you think of it? http://www.phonedog.com/2013/10/25/sprint-samsung-galaxy-note-3-receiving-maintenance-update/