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10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

Self-help

West Virginia woman dragged out of capitol for reading list of corporate donors

Lissa Lucas, a candidate in this year’s Democratic primary for West Virginia delegates, was escorted out of the Charleston state house because she read a list of House members and how much they pocketed from oil and gas companies.<p>Newsweek reported that the meeting was about a proposal, the …

Democratic Primaries

Body clock problems come before other Alzheimer's symptoms - Futurity

Problems staying awake or falling asleep could be an early indicator for Alzheimer's disease, research suggests.

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Intel introduces self learning Loihi research test chip with circuits that mimic the mechanics of the human brain- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>Intel</b> has developed a neuromorphic chip, code named Loihi, that emulates the way the human brain works by learning based on feedback from the …

Machine Learning

Windows 10 upgrade nags become more aggressive, offer no opt-out

UPDATED: Some Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users are finding that they can only reschedule and not cancel Windows 10 upgrades.<p><b>UPDATED</b>: <i>Microsoft is</i> …

Adorable Video of Homeless Pit Bull Making His Own Bed Inspires Adoption

Thanks to an adorable video capturing a rescue puppy making his own bed as he awaited adoption, Rush the pit bull has found a new home, and a family …

Pets

Donald Trump On Equal Pay: Women Should Do As Good A Job As Men

Donald Trump, a man who is running for President of the United States, has strong feelings about women's health, equal pay and women in general. He shared these thoughts on Monday at the Problem Solver Convention in Manchester, New Hampshire.<p>According to Fusion, a woman in the audience at the event …

Donald Trump

Study: People Who Could See a Baby in This Picture Were More Prone to Experiencing Hallucinations

Take a look at this picture.<p>Image credit: University of Cambridge<p>While the black-and-white image might look like abstract art, it’s actually what British researchers used to study why some people might experience hallucinations.<p>So now, look at this image, which is the full-color version on which …

University of Cambridge

The Quest For Greener Weed

The cash crop is hogging more and more water and energy as U.S. production grows. So some pot industry insiders are taking early steps to make it more sustainable.<p>Growing weed isn’t usually very green. In rural California, where marijuana is the top cash crop, it uses massive amounts of water …

Hyping The Hyperloop: How A Moonshot Technology Could Become A Reality

In downtown L.A., millions of dollars and hundreds of labor hours are being spent on a technology most people don't believe exists. But as powerful political players start to get involved with the company, traveling just under the speed of sound is getting a little more real.<p>Brogan BamBrogan wants …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

How Game-based Learning Can Support Strong Mathematical Practices Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on October 10, 2015<p>MIND Research Institute, a social benefit organization, looks at why games are so popular and what kids are already …

Home EN

FIND YOUR ORIGIN<p>Would you like to know the Origin of Your Last Name and the Coat of Arms of your family? Now It’s easy and free!<p>Our database contains …

Armed Robbery Suspect Tried Using Uber as Getaway Car, Police Say

A man suspected of holding up a convenience store in Baltimore this week tried to use an Uber as a getaway car, police said.<p>Dashawn Terrell Cochran …

Crime

Ben Carson: Viral 'man-on-the-street videos' confirm that most Americans don't know their Constitutional rights

In a wide-ranging interview with Business Insider promoting his new book, "A More Perfect Union," the Republican presidential candidate opined that such videos show evidence of a root cause of many of America's problems: ignorance about protections afforded under the Constitution.<p>"Almost every …

Government

Witness reportedly says French train hero was protecting woman during stabbing

U.S. airman Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero in the French train attack in August, was protecting a woman when he was stabbed during a street fight outside a California bar, a witness says.<p>Eric Cain, a worker at A&P Liquors, told local TV in Sacramento Thursday that he saw a man and a woman fighting …

Crime

The Internet May Be Changing Your Brain In Ways You've Never Imagined

Five years ago, journalist Nicholas Carr wrote in his book <i>The Shallows: How The Internet Is Changing Our Brains</i> about the way technology seemed to be eroding his ability to concentrate.<p>"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words," he wrote. "Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."<p>In …

The Brain

Google rewarded the guy who bought Google.com, and he donated it all to charity

Sanmay Ved thought his real reward was just being the guy who bought Google.com for a minute. When Google first told him he wouldn't get any money as …

Personal Finance

China's 50-Lane Traffic Jam Is Every Commuter's Worst Nightmare

What happens when a checkpoint merges 50 lanes down to 20.<p>Traffic after the holidays tend to be pretty awful. But China may have just turned every driver’s worst nightmare into reality as hundreds of millions of people headed home at the end of a Golden Week, a week-long national holiday.<p>Thousands …

Inglewood must pay $117,741 for 'meritless' lawsuit against critic, judge rules

A federal judge Thursday ordered the city of Inglewood to pay the legal fees of a local resident whom the city unsuccessfully sued for using snippets of City Council meetings in YouTube videos that were critical of elected officials.<p>In a 12-page decision filed Thursday, federal Judge Michael …

Google is now the proud owner of abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

Now that Google has changed its official name to Alphabet, it's decided to buy the entire alphabet domain name — yes, that means it's bought …

Under a veil of darkness, Oklahoma removed the Ten Commandments from its Capitol

In the dark of night and under tight security, workers in Oklahoma began work to move a 4,800-pound monument of the Ten Commandments from the Capitol grounds.<p>Installed in 2012, the monument has provoked arguments between those who see it as a violation of the separation of church and state and …

India’s Lake of Toxic Foam Is So Polluted It Sometimes Catches Fire

Despite its tropical climate, parts of Bangalore city in southern India have been experiencing what looks like snow. Except, it’s not actually snow, …

Why the Information in Our DNA Points to the Existence of God

The more we learn about the origin of life in our universe, the more reasonable the case for God’s existence. The building blocks of life (proteins, …

Biochemistry

Washington, DC Family Leave Plan Would Be Most Generous In US

If you're planning to start a family, the nation's capital could soon become the best place to do it. Legislation introduced Tuesday will give nearly …

Are Alzheimer’s and diabetes the same disease?

HAVING type 2 diabetes may mean you are already on the path to Alzheimer’s. This startling claim comes from a study linking the two diseases more …

MasterCard: Retailers Can Use “Pay-By-Selfie” Starting 2016

MasterCard is rolling out a “Pay By Selfie” feature that allows retailers to verify an online shopper’s identity using a photo of their face. The new functionality will be available to stores and e-commerce services in the United States beginning in the middle of 2016, and in the rest of the world …

eCommerce

The Bad News About the Organic Industry

The good news: Organic produce is now certified by the government, widely available at big-box stores, and more affordable than ever. The bad news: …

Grow Your Own Marijuana with Leaf Plug N’ Play Cannabis Growing System

The legal status of pot is evolving rapidly, cannabis is legalized in more and more places. You can buy marijuana from retail stores, but you can …