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What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

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6 Reasons Remote Workers Are Good for Business | Inc.com

When it comes to workplace flexibility-allowing employees to work from somewhere other than the office, or at times other than from 9 to 5-companies are all over the map. If yours is one that still mandates everyone shows up in person Monday through Friday, Sara Sutton Fell, CEO of job platform …

The Workplace

Scarlett Johansson Wants a Black Widow Movie as Much as You

You tell 'em, Natasha.<p>One of the most common complaints made by fans of the Marvel Universe is that, despite being arguably the coolest character in the Avengers movies, Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson, gets the short end of the stick in comparison to her male superhero counterparts. Her …

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

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How to Use Evernote App to Stay Organized

If you’re looking for a note-taking app that will improve productivity and help you stay organized, Evernote is one of the best note-taking apps …

16 of the Best Android Apps From June

From ephemeral Facebook messaging apps, to ones that simply let you say ‘Yo!’ to your buddies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in June. So by way of a quick recap and to help you filter through the debris, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>MailWise<p>There’s already …

Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others -- And the Surprising, Natural Way to Avoid Bites

Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you …

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2014: Will It Be The Hottest Year Ever?

Last month was the warmest May in recorded history—and if El Nino gets its way in late 2014, this year could be the balmiest ever.<p>Last month was the warmest-ever May in the history of temperature records, leaving atmospheric scientists to wonder: Will 2014 go down as the hottest year ever?<p>“For 351 …

This Stick Of Butter Is Left Out At Room Temperature; You Won’t Believe What Happens Next

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Breast Cancer

John Oliver Explains The World Cup And FIFA To Americans (VIDEO)

John Oliver is "both excited and extremely conflicted" about the World Cup.<p>Why? Because he loves the tournament - but it's run by FIFA.<p>Take it away, …

Take Some Time to Look Up from Your Phone This Weekend

Despite our love for technology, we (and others) have talked ad nauseum about the social downsides of burying your face in a screen. But few …

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