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Lava spatter hits Hawaii man and shatters his leg in first known injury from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii officials on Saturday reported the first known injury related to heightened volcanic activity from Kilauea after a Big Island resident was hit by lava spatter while standing on a third-floor balcony.<p>That person, identified only as a homeowner on Noni Farms Road, shattered his leg from his …

Natural Disasters

Best Nigerian Blog

Ayo: did you know about all these? Mami: how would I when she never told me anything. Ayo: I am responsible for all this, I should have allowed her …

5 Deadly Meeting Mistakes And How To Fix Them

The hot-shot product manager burst into the conference room ten minutes late.<p>“Sorry guys, I’m on ‘marketing time.’”<p>The six of us already in the room had been waiting on him to start the meeting. Six people, times 10 minutes each, equals a full hour of wasted time.<p>There was a standing joke in the …

Time Management

Business

In a humming factory in Foshan, Guangdong province, a machine is busy tailoring fabrics to custom designs. Within 18 seconds, a pair of jeans is …

Yes, You Can Train Yourself To Be More Creative. Here's How.

People often think that creativity is something you're born with or you're not. "My sister is the creative one in the family; she goes to art school," you might hear an accountant say. Advertising agencies even label their departments as such: project managers deal directly with clients, while …

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

Productivity

Europe Will Spend €1 Billion to Turn Quantum Physics Into Quantum Technology

European quantum physicists have done some amazing things over the past few decades: sent single photons to Earth orbit and back, created quantum …

4 Strategies to Help Conquer Procrastination

No matter how early you wake up, it might seem like there are never enough hours in the day to squeeze it all in. It, of course, being your job, your …

How to Make Good Decisions: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones.<p>With careers:<p>More than half of …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

Paul Allen's space company nears debut of world's biggest plane

MOJAVE, Calif. (Reuters) - A space launch company bankrolled by Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) co-founder Paul Allen intends to compete with space entrepreneurs and industry stalwarts by launching satellites into orbit from the world’s biggest airplane.<p>Stratolaunch Systems, a unit of Allen’s privately …

This Year’s Summer Solstice Comes With a Rare Strawberry Moon

It's the first time the "Strawberry Moon" and summer solstice have lined up in 50 years.<p>The summer solstice arrives just after 6:30pm EST on Monday, June 20, marking the longest day of the year. And this year it comes with special treat for skywatchers: a Strawberry Moon.<p>"Strawberry Moon" is the …

21 Core Beliefs That Will Take Your Leadership From Good to Great | Inc.com

Great leaders come from all eras, all levels of society, and all cultures--but there are certain beliefs great leaders share. These core beliefs are the foundation of your leadership, the things that will help you become successful. See how many you share:<p><b>1. Leading by example</b>. Albert Schweitzer …

Leadership

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

25 Productivity Secrets That Really Worked for History's Greatest Thinkers

People who manage to get a lot of things done each day aren’t superhuman; they’ve just mastered a few simple habits. Productivity means optimizing …

Parents who see failure as negative bring up children who do not believe they can improve, research suggests

Parents who believe failure is harmful have children who think ability is fixed, and risk hindering their determination to succeed, new research …

Psychology

6 Essential Phrases Used By Top Leaders

Great leadership is a habit. It is something you embody every day, and that means adopting more leadership-oriented language<p>Leadership: it is one of the most important skills to have in the job market. In a world where companies are increasingly flat and where great work relies heavily on solid …

10 Things Your Team Needs From Your Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As leaders our most valuable assets are our employees, not our customers. We must take care of our employees so they will be inspired to take care of our customers. Yet, so often out of our own needs and desires, we forget the people who …

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough

Carbon dioxide has been pumped underground and turned rapidly into stone, demonstrating a radical new way to tackle climate change.<p>The unique project promises a cheaper and more secure way of burying CO2 from fossil fuel burning underground, where it cannot warm the planet. Such carbon capture and …

Fossil Fuels

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills - InformED

Some say good writing can’t be taught. We beg to differ. Here are 25 surefire ways to boost your skills and become a master of communication.<p>1. Learn …

Creative Writing

Everything Stores Do to Trick You into Buying More Stuff

Music in shops is getting louder, says the 'Daily Mail,' but what other sorts of witchcraft are retailers using to make us impulse buy?<p>It's a time of economic crunch, and we're all poor and jobless, so stores have to resort to witchcraft and trickery to fool us into giving them our money. High BPM …

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

7 Questions That Cure Terminal Procrastination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on June 2, 2016.</i><p>We tend to think of procrastination as the cause of many bad things. You don’t get your work done on time, you miss deadlines, you let your great ideas languish too long, and you get …

6 research-backed secrets to permanently changing your habits

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can be hard.<p>In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit.<p>From Oliver Burkeman's Help! How to be slightly happier and …

The 8 Greatest Apps For Incredibly Busy Guys

Swipe these and take back lost time<p>Ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to tackle your to-do list?<p>Use these insanely helpful apps to take control of your calendar, streamline your inbox, and consume more information in half the time.

Apps

Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit | Inc.com

Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed.<p>For example, research out of the University …

The Brain

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

It’s Time to Stop Trying to Do it All

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

12 Leadership Books to Add to Your Reading List

No matter your business, leadership style or level of experience, there is a book that will inspire you, make you think differently and help you stir …

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