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The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

Hundreds of galaxies seen in a new 3-D view of the universe

The Hubble Space Telescope has some competition. A telescope in Chile has captured a three-dimensional view of a part of the sky previously imaged by …

Stable or in flux? How anxiety can botch decisions - Futurity

When things get unpredictable, people prone to high anxiety may have a harder time making decisions.

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

A Brief History Of User Experience Design

Look to the past, whether 1430 or 1930, for clues as to where user experiences are heading.<p>Think about the last time you ate at a restaurant. What cuisine did it serve?<p>What made you to choose that particular restaurant? What was your first impression as you walked in? Were you asked to wait until …

UFO Red Flash Near Space Station Seen On New NASA Video — Another Laser Blast In Space?

The fifth UFO sighting at the International Space Station since last October turned up in a NASA video feed Tuesday, and it didn’t take long for a …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

<b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 "recreationally active" college-age women (so, not athletes) of normal body weight were given a high-protein meal (45 percent protein), low-protein meal (15 percent), or no food at all before walking on a treadmill. The women who ate the high-protein meal an hour …

Watch This: A Low-Flying Plane in Slow Motion

We can't believe how close this plane gets to landing on a beach full of people.<p>The airport on St. Maarten's Island in the Bahamas is known for being extraordinarily close to a nearby public beach. Instagrammer Paul Luning captured one aircraft's (terrifyingly) low flight path in excrutiatingly …

Zero-G Cocktail Glass Lets Astronauts Drink With Dignity

What The FREAK? Why Android And iPhone Users Need To Pay Attention To The Latest Hot Vulnerability

There’s another widespread vulnerability in town and it affects a lot of web denizens, especially Google Android and Apple iPhone Safari users. It’s called FREAK, but don’t let it completely freak you out. Though a lot of websites and devices are vulnerable, carrying out FREAK attacks isn’t trivial …

Information Security

17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

Including late-night tampon runs and wake-up sex<p>Sure, we’ve been told to make compromises in our relationships because no one is perfect, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t hold out for excellence. Every woman deserves a partner that will love and respect her, but it’s the little things that …

Relationships

See The Eiffel Tower's Gorgeous New Wind Turbines

Paris' iconic landmark is going green<p>When the Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 it was only intended to last for 20 years. The tower has gone through a lot of renovations in the past 126 years, but the latest makeover is decidedly green. Last week, renewable energy firm Urban Green Energy installed …

Egypt Unearths Temple Guard’s 3,000-Year-Old Tomb

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities says American archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old tomb with beautifully painted walls, belonging to a nobleman who guarded the temple of the ancient deity Amun.<p>Tuesday's statement says the tomb, found near the southern city of Luxor, dates back to the New …

Methods of Alleviating Anxiety

In my previous post, Understanding Anxiety as a Symptom: Not the Problem, I focus on what causes the brain/body reaction to produce anxiety symptoms, …

The Blackphone 2 Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Made For Secret Agents

A phone so secure, its makers will pay you if you can hack it<p>There's nothing worse than getting hacked. Ask anyone at Sony, which lost an estimated $100 million in the malicious hacks committed against the company last year. Silent Circle, a company founded by Internet security legend Phil …

Apple Watch: Behind Imagined Doors

Cupertino, CA<br>(Early 2014)<p>Setting: A conference room at Apple headquarters where members of the vaunted company’s marketing communications team have gathered to map out a strategy to launch the much-anticipated Apple Watch.<p><b>PR executive 1</b>: We must make the watch launch as big as anything we’ve done …

Apple Watch

Procter & Gamble Fires Up Massive Biomass Investment

With companies like Apple and Google regularly stealing headlines for their solar and wind investments, it’s easy to forget “renewable” energy comes in many forms.<p>For consumer products giant Procter & Gamble biomass continues to be highly strategic. Indeed, it’s working on one of the biggest …

Renewable Energy

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Adele Givens

Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Space

The Dark Heart Of The Milky Way

Dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up four-fifths of the stuff in the universe, has been found for the first time in the centre of the Milky Way.<p>The rivals have proposed an alternative hypothesis, called modified Newtonian dynamics (Mond), suggesting that the laws of gravity work …

Dark Matter

Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Big data” is buzzy, and if you drop the phrase at a cocktail party, you will probably earn yourself some serious street cred. And rightfully so. Big data is big news these days, because it has the potential to make a pretty profound …

Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?

As we journey around the galaxy, our solar system might regularly interact with dark matter, which might dislodge Oort cloud comets and boost heat in …

Dark Matter

iA Writer, the popular iOS/Mac app for focused writing, launches on Android

iA Writer, one of the best and most popular iPhone, iPad and Mac applications for distraction-free writing on the go, has been ported to Android and …

Metabolism boost for weight loss?

Trying to boost your metabolism probably won't lead to weight loss, at least not to the degree that changing your diet and lifestyle habits will.<p>For …

Weight Loss