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9 horrible body language habits that are hard to quit

It's an old cliché, but it's true. That's why body language is such a crucial part of communicating. The way you act can warp the entire meaning of what you're saying.<p>That being said, bad body language habits are the often hardest ones to break. We become so accustomed to slouching, averting our …

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The conundrum of mind and matter: what is consciousness?

It’s one of the greatest puzzles scientists struggle to define. Susan Greenfield explains why understanding consciouness remains elusive<p>It’s early in the morning and still dark outside. Your heart rate has dropped to a single beat per second and your blood pressure is the lowest it will be for the …

Blood Pressure

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Do Democrats Want What Bernie Wants, Or Just What Bernie Has?

For some weeks now, as Bernie Sanders has extended his remarkable and improbable run as a presidential candidate, people have been asking: "What does Bernie want?"<p>That question is a distant echo of "What does Jesse want?" a relic of the 1988 runner-up candidacy of Jesse Jackson, another "outsider" …

Middle-class

Gaze deep into the Milky Way from aboard the ISS

If you're one of the astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a typical day means you get to look out over the night sky 16 times in a 24 hour period. Of course, your perception of "night time" is a little different from 250 miles above the Earth.<p>Case in point: this recently released …

How To Become More Focused and Efficient Using These 6 Tips - Small Business Trends

Business moves at supersonic speed. While technology has facilitated easier communication and information gathering, it has also ushered in a new …

Time Management

Multicultural Marketing: No Longer an Option, But a Necessity

The consumer market continues to grow in its diversity, and brands must establish real connections with multicultural audiences if they want to remain relevant in the future.<p>Multicultural marketing is no longer a niche business. From Cheerios in 2013 to Coca-Cola in 2014, plenty of big-name …

Multiculturalism

5 True Stories Where If You Heard Them You'd Be Like "Nah"

Soap operas are like professional wrestling for housewives, full of outlandish characters and convoluted plots too crazy for real life. But not …

Science Kombat: Who would win in a fight between Einstein and Darwin?

Science Kombat is a new browser-based game that lets some of history’s most famous scientists duke it out in an epic grudge match<p>Here’s something fun for a Friday: If you miss the heady days of over-the-top fighting games from the early 90s, then Superinteressante magazine has a neat little …

Adele's personal photos, including baby scan, reportedly 'stolen by hacker'

LONDON — Adele is allegedly the latest celebrity to have her private photos leaked online, after photos of the singer and her family reportedly …

‘Smart wallpaper’ which absorbs light could help power home

Homes of the future could have 'smart wallpaper' which harvests ambient light, even in dim conditions<p>‘Smart wallpaper’ which absorbs light and heat to help power homes could be available in the next few years after scientists invented ultra-thin flexible solar panels.<p>Engineers at the University of …

In Displays, Samsung Galaxy S7's OLED Is Killing It, Apple is Lagging: Researcher

In display technology, Samsung is killing it. Apple is lagging. And Apple gets further behind with every new Samsung phone.<p>Raymond Soneira, the display expert at DisplayMate Technologies, has been making this case for a while now. And makes it again with his review this week of the Galaxy S7 and …

Mobile

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' producers charged over Harrison Ford on-set accident

British authorities are charging <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> producers after Harrison Ford broke his leg on set.<p>Great Britain’s Health and Safety …

Harrison Ford

Apollo astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on the moon, dies at age 85

Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 lunar module pilot stands by the deployed U.S. flag on the lunar surface during the early moments of the …

Space Science

Revealed: Rusingoryx, an ancient wildebeest cousin with bizarre dinosaur traits

Scientists have unearthed the fossil of an ancient creature, found in a Kenyan streambed, that roamed the savannah 75,000 years ago<p>In an ancient streambed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, scientists have unearthed fossils of a wildebeest-like creature named Rusingoryx that boasted a weird nasal structure …

Rihanna and George Clooney Play Never Have I Ever On The Ellen Show

The A-List combination you never knew you needed.<p>Leave it to Ellen DeGeneres to give us the A-List celebrity duo we never knew we needed—George Clooney and Rihanna. The two joined forces on <i>The Ellen Show</i> for a good old-fashioned game of 'Never Have I Ever' which, as expected, led to plenty of …

Keep cancer alive to stop it spreading, say scientists

Keeping cells alive around a tumour stops it expanding, the University of Cambridge has discovered<p>Keeping cells alive rather can killing them off through chemotherapy could be the best way to fight cancer, scientists believe.<p>Tumours need to kill surrounding cells to make room to grow so if they do …

5 Romantic Meals You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Less time spent cooking in the kitchen means more time heating up the boudoir.<p>Make Valentine's Day dinner less hectic, but still impressive, with the …

We’ll never learn more about space unless we build a starship

With a growing number of Earth-like exoplanets discovered in recent years, it is becoming increasingly frustrating that we can’t visit them. After all, our knowledge of the planets in our own solar system would be pretty limited if it weren’t for the space probes we’d sent to explore them.<p>The …

Space Travel

Everyone thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to buy a 13-person app for $1 billion — now Instagram looks like one of the most brilliant tech acquisitions ever made

What's more, Zuckerberg paid out the nose for it, shelling out $1 billion for an app that had 13 employees, zero revenue, and which most of the buttoned-up investors that would attend Facebook's IPO roadshow had probably never heard of.<p>The deal caused immediate concern. Some considered the deal a …

Why We Should Want 'Star Wars' And 'Avatar' To Both Rule The Box Office

I too was disappointed to hear the news on Thursday about James Cameron’s <i>Avatar 2</i> being postponed yet again. And that’s not just because I was hankering for something of a box office showdown between <i>Star Wars: Episode 8</i> and James Cameron’s second Pandora adventure in December of 2017. Of course …

Why early risers could be banned from travelling to Mars

People with abnormally slow body clocks will be the most suitable for going to Mars, scientists have concluded<p>Early risers could be banned from travelling to Mars after scientists found they have the wrong internal clock for life on the Red Planet.<p>New research has shown that circadian body clock …

Most of the matter in the universe is missing, but astronomers think they've found some of it

These things seem to be pretty big - roughly the size of Earth's orbit around the Sun - and they could help to explain where a bunch of missing matter in the universe is, known as the missing baryon problem.<p>The detection of these structures was made by astronomers working at the CSIRO's Compact …

4 Ways to Dramatically Increase Email Subscriptions

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Attention small business owners: Email marketing is not dead. Email marketing is alive and well and continues to blow the doors off of other digital marketing channels. In fact, according to digital marketer and blogger Abrar …

Marketing

Hotel Workers Are Coming Clean About the Industry's Dirtiest Secrets

<i>Photo: Getty Images</i><p>"This blanket only gets washed once a year," reads one nightmare-inducing post on Whisper, an app that lets people post anonymously. Hotel staff--from front desk clerks to belhops to housekeepers--have been using the site to reveal some of the hotel industry's dirtiest …

Mysterious Planet X Could Be the Ninth Planet In Our Solar System

There could be a new ninth planet floating beyond the dark edges of our solar system, according to new research published in <i>The Astronomical Journal</i> …

Some Deep Truths About Time Management

We're well and truly into the new year.<p>Many of us will have designed resolutions, visions and goals.<p>And some of us will already have "slipped up" on them by now.<p>What makes some new intentions stick, while others seem to fall by the wayside?<p>Is it a question of will, of habit formation, or something …

90 Research-Backed Tips to Fuel Your 2016 Marketing Strategy

Inform your marketing in the new year with these strategies.<p>At Fractl, a content marketing agency, I lead a team of researchers whose goal it is to conduct studies that will help us further refine our content production and promotions processes. Our research spans from data analysis of 2.6 billion …

Marketing