Mike Siodmak

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What Successful People (Who Are Actually Happy) Do Differently

Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you've been chasing, two new goals tend to pop up unexpectedly.<p>We long for new achievements because we quickly habituate to what we've already accomplished. This habituation to …

Self-improvement

Assyrian Christian teen counters ISIS by recreating destroyed artifacts

"They waged a war on art and culture, so I decided to fight them with art."<p>After ISIS captured the city of Mosul two years ago, they recorded a video …

Fallout 4 ‘addict’ loses wife and job, sues Bethesda

It’s always best to game in moderation.<p>Fallout and more<p>Fallout 4 ruined Pornhub’s traffic<br>• 10 best games of 2015<br>• If you like Fallout 4, you’ll also like…<br>• Fallout 4 with isometric camera<p>A Siberian gamer is suing Fallout 4 creator Bethesda after he claims an addiction to the role-playing game messed with …

23 uncommon gifts for the science-lover in your life

Or maybe you're one yourself who always gets stuck with unsophisticated gifts?<p>Good news! The science team at Tech Insider has compiled a 2015 gift guide for science-lovers by scouring the web for stuff we'd add to our own lists, plus some help from the science-themed products site GeekWrapped.<p>Keep …

Microscopy

Drug smuggling ring jailed for 77 years for importing £40m worth of Class As for sale in London

Seven members of a drugs smuggling ring were today sentenced to a total of 77 years for their part in a plot which saw more than £40 million worth of …

Crime

Fusion 7... Blackmagic Design's Pro Visual Effects & Motion Graphics Software is Now Free

Blackmagic Design have announced that Fusion 7, the world’s most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available completely …

Is the PS4 and XBOX One Lifespan Set To Be Much Shorter Than Previous Consoles?

5 Best Reasons To Buy A PS4 Instead Of An Xbox One, 2014 Edition

The holidays are coming. For the video game industry, this is when things get real. We’re about one year into the console war and PS4 has a solid lead. That doesn’t mean Sony’s machine is the right decision for every gamer — Microsoft’s Xbox One still has a lot going for it, and the fight is a …

The man who killed his daughter's 'rapist'

<b>The case of an Indian man who tortured and killed his daughter's alleged rapist has shocked the country - but many are hailing him as a hero. The BBC's Geeta Pandey met the family.</b><p>When a 36-year-old Delhi father of six told his wife last Friday that he wanted to spend some time chatting with his …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Photographers

Is 'Interstellar' An Antidote To Humanity's Space Apathy?

It may be set in the distant future, but the movie highlights the issues that stymie space travel today.<p>A few years ago, I caught a glimpse of one of the biggest obstacles to space exploration. In a movie theater line, I overheard two people discussing the concept of building a human base on our …

Space Exploration

At last, scientists identify mysterious object at center of galaxy

Astronomers say they have finally identified a strange object – dubbed G2 – circling the black hole at the center of the Milky Way.<p>A mysterious …