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A fish inside a jellyfish: One-in-a-million photo | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An Australian ocean photographer has captured a one-in-a-million example of the cruelty of life in the deep -- a fish peering out into the ocean, helpless, from inside a jellyfish.<p>Tim Samuel, a self-described "ocean obsessed... lover of photography and adventures," captured the image off …

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don’t —they …

Mercury's Rare Journey Between Earth and the Sun, as Seen by NASA

The planet’s transit was recorded in wonderful detail.<p>It’s not often you get to watch Mercury pass right in front of the sun, because such an event occurs only about 13 times every century and requires special binocular filters or telescopes to see. But that’s why we have NASA, whose Solar Dynamics …

Ancient Cemetery Found Just A Stone's Throw From Stonehenge

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Overall, researchers have found over 200 graves dating back almost 1,300 years. Wessex Archaeology/Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0In …

Is Tom DeLonge for Real About this UFO Stuff? Motherboard Investigates

Welcome to a really, really deep dive on “Chasing Shadows.”<p>It's not every day Motherboard interviews a rock star, but it's also not every day a rock star releases a 700-page opus about aliens, UFOs, and a deep government conspiracy going back to the 1940s.<p>Tom DeLonge, the former guitarist and …

NASA's on a Mission to Create a More Awesome Airplane

NASA announced its latest mission—create a new generation of experimental aircraft to push the frontiers of modern aviation.<p>The project, known as New …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness

National Park Week: Entrance fees waived | CNN Travel

Physicists discover new type of material that may speed computing

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered a topological metal, PtSn4 (platinum and tin), with a unique electronic …

Nanotech

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

Motivation

Self-Lacing Sneakers Are Just The Beginning Of Going 'Back To The Future'

When Nike introduced the HyperAdapt 1.0 at its innovation event last month, sneakerheads and <i>Back to the Future</i> fans alike lost it. The self-lacing shoes use a technology called EARL (electro-adaptive reactive laces) that Jayce Wagner at Inquisitr says “uses digital sensors throughout the shoe …

Shoes

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

The Discovery of a Mysterious, Ancient Site Could Rewrite The History of Vikings in America

They were here before Columbus.<p>About 1,000 years ago, long before Columbus and other explorers, Vikings from Greenland landed in North America. …

The Real Victims of Political Bias on Campus

Every time I write about bias against conservatives in academia, I can count on a few professors writing me to politely suggest that I have no idea …

Scared of an alien invasion? This cloaking device could help protect us.

A simple laser beam could disrupt aliens' observations of Earth, making it look like there's nobody home on the third rock from the sun, a new study …

Universe

Excellent Supercut Shows the Road to Civil War Is Paved With Tony Stark's Good Intentions

And punching. The road to <i>Civil War</i> also involves a great deal of punching.<p>If you’ve shared some of our concerns that sometimes it feels like Marvel …

Marvel Universe

1 Chart That Shows Who Pays the Majority of Income Taxes

Image source: Pixabay.<p>Taxes. It's perhaps the one word that can elicit feelings of anger, irritation, and frustration, while simultaneously inspiring the feeling that you need to jump around the room due to overwhelming happiness.<p>On one hand, preparing our taxes can be less than exciting. Taking a …

TRUE: Pineberries: White Strawberries That Taste (Somewhat) Like Pineapples

CLAIM<p>A white strawberry that tastes like pineapple is available in certain markets. See Example( s )<p>EXAMPLES<p>Collected via Twitter, March …

NASA's Kepler Catches Early Flash of an Exploding Star

The brilliant flash of an exploding star's shockwave -- what astronomers call the "shock breakout" -- has been captured for the first time in visible …

Herculaneum scrolls buried by Vesuvius yield another secret: metallic ink

Using the world’s largest and most sophisticated x-ray microscope, scientists have read a little deeper into one of the iconic relics of the ancient world: a library of charred scrolls that survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius almost 2000 years ago.<p>Last year, researchers managed to decipher some …

National Academy of Sciences

7 things not to do when you first wake up

Maybe yours involves reading the news, or guzzling water, or dancing to pop music in your underwear. No judgment.<p>That said, there are certain morning mistakes that can set the stage for an unproductive rest of the day.<p>We checked out what scientists and other experts had to say about making the most …

Food Waste: The Next Food Revolution

Half the food in the last year was thrown out. One billion people are hungry. The next food revolution is about what you're not eating.<p>By Jesse …

16 Must-Read Business Books For 2016

A few weeks ago, I rounded up my 2015 reading with a list of the best books of the year. But 2016 is shaping up to be as good a year for business books as 2015 was, if not better. I’ve been reading a lot of books that will release early this year, and here are my most anticipated, in no particular …

A large study just revealed that kids with this surprising personality trait made more money later in life

A recent study has revealed that children who have a problem with authority make more money later in life. However, those who are studious also generally had more successful careers and made more money as adults.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Facebook's HR chief recommends this business book to all new managers

When Facebook's VP of People was starting out as a manager for a startup in 1999, she picked up a copy of the newly released guide to management, "First, Break All the Rules."<p>It didn't take long for the book, by Gallup analysts Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, to become a bestseller, but as …

$2 Billion Loss for Generators as a Million U.S. Roofs Get Solar

Rooftop solar is casting a $2 billion shadow over power generators across the eastern U.S.<p>With more than a million U.S. houses set to have solar …

Why Data Minimization Is An Important Concept In The Age of Big Data

Bigger is always better, right?<p>Well, not necessarily. Even in the realm of big data, companies and governments are beginning to see the value in a “less is more” approach. This is actually in stark contrast with things data-driven CEOs like Jeff Bezos at Amazon believed when he said “We never throw …

Big Data

Yet Another Chinese Official Says 'Trust Us, We’ll Meet Economic Targets'

China’s second in command, Premier Li Keqiang, said today China won’t have problems meeting its GDP growth targets.<p>“As long we stay on the course of …

FACT CHECK: Viral Video: Pouring Molten Copper Over a Big Mac

CLAIM<p>A viral video showing molten copper being poured over a Big Mac definitively proves that McDonald's food is indestructible and indigestible. See …

Archeologists Discover Treasures In Vasco Da Gama Shipwreck Off Oman Coast

The findings included an extremely rare "Indio" coin used for trade with India.<p>The wreckage of a ship from the fleet of the celebrated 16th century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama (1460-1524) has been discovered off the coast of Oman, archaeologists said on Tuesday.<p>National Geographic called the …