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This 10-Minute Strategy Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

<i>"What can I learn right now in just 10 minutes that could be useful for the rest of my life?" appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are printing one of the top answers.</i><p>Taking 10 minutes to learn why you procrastinate can be extremely helpful.<p>I was a very bad procrastinator for a very long time, …

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness, But Time Can | Inc.com

Philosophers and other thinkers have been trying for thousands of years to get a grip on the elusive emotion of happiness, which arises with a rush of endorphins and can dissipate just as quickly.<p>Cassie Mogilner, a professor at The Wharton School, is one of those people who has been trying to tie …

Happiness

3 Essential Things to Achieve Success (Hard Work Is Not One of Them)

A common adage is that you need to work harder and suffer more than anyone else if you want to achieve success.<p>At the most, that’s a half-truth.<p>From …

Motivation

5 Simple Questions that Will Make You 5 Times More Successful

<i>Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.</i><p>There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably …

5 Rituals to Help You Learn a Language Faster

People are motivated to learn languages for different reasons. It might be because you’ve moved abroad and wish to understand the native tongue of …

How Blacks Get Screwed by U.S. Health Care

As an African-American doctor in the overwhelmingly white world of American medicine, Damon Tweedy has seen how racial attitudes of both blacks and …

The most stressful job? Waitressing, say scientists

Menial jobs like waitressing are far more stressful than professions like medicine or architecture, says scientists, as they warn of stroke risk<p>Ask anyone to name the most stressful professions and they might guess neurosurgeon, bomb diffuser, miner or even stockbroker.<p>But a new study suggests that …

Salt Lake City

Clocks to read 11:59:60 tonight as time lords add leap second

Software could crash and markets suffer as a leap second is added to world time at midnight tonight<p>Airlines, trading floors and technology companies are braced for chaos today as world timekeepers prepare to add a leap second to global clocks.<p>Immediately before midnight dials will read 11:59:60 as …

California's Drought Exposes Long-Hidden Detritus

The message from park rangers, amateur metal detectors and regular fisherman at California's Lake Perris is unanimous: The water is lower than they've ever seen it.<p>The state's severe ongoing drought has affected everything from agriculture to urban life. Here, the impact is made visible. As the …

Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea

I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for comfort. The experience is distinct from all other kinds of reading. I’m calling it centireading.<p>I …

Literature

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Farmers Eye Drones For The Future

Drone, drone on the range<p>Even though humans have been farming for thousands of years, there’s always a new trick to learn or a new technology to try. In modern times, these tricks often come attached to small flying aircraft, a fact evidenced by the continued and growing presence of drones at …

Hack puts iPhone notifications on an Android Wear watch

Android Wear isn't going to officially support iOS devices any time soon, but that doesn't mean that the two platforms can never see eye-to-eye. Developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh has tweaked Android Wear to make it display an iPhone's notifications using the same ANCS technology as Pebble's …

Wear OS

2 dozen millennials explain why they're obsessed with Snapchat and how they use it

In August, Snapchat was ranked the third most popular social app among millennials, trailing only Facebook and Instagram.<p>Snapchat's also in talks to raise another $500 million at a $16 to $19 billion valuation, which would bring Snapchat's total amount of money raised to more than $1 billion.<p>We …

Fashion Week

The Big Picture: The frozen US as seen from space

Wondering why February has been so mind-numbingly cold? Here's why. NASA's Terra research satellite took a snapshot on February 19th showing that much of the US has been draped in Arctic and Siberian air masses, painting the country white with snow. Even southern cities like Macon, Georgia dipped …

Space

We pitted an iPhone camera against a point-and-shoot and a DSLR to see if there's really any difference

We matched an iPhone 6 camera against the DSLR Canon 5D Mark II ($3,400 for the body alone) and the point-and-shoot Canon PowerShot SD1400-IS ($244).<p>We tested the cameras in various situations, including bright sunny day, moving objects, close up, etc. Don't expect techie jargon or focus charts …

Will technology help us escape urban commuting hell?

<b>Fed up of endless traffic jams and overcrowded trains? Then how about commuting to work in your own jetpack?</b><p>New Zealand firm Martin Aircraft Company is building a one-person jetpack scheduled to go on sale in 2016. And it actually seems to work.<p>Although currently slated for use by emergency …

CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.<p>It seems Mexico isn't the only place in the world where you can find human body parts incorporated into religious statuary: a Chinese statue of the Buddha has …

Piggybacking robot feeds you tomatoes while you run

We might have a new winner for the "world's silliest wearable" award. Japanese juice vendor Kagome has teamed up with the mechanical artists at Maywa Denki to build Petit-Tomatan, a piggybacking robot that feeds you tomatoes (which reportedly help your "antioxidant power") while you're running. …

Tomatoes

Ask Your Weird Animal Questions: What’s a Pink Fairy Armadillo?

Wildlife<p><b>Are there very few pink fairy armadillos, or are they just good at hiding?</b><p>When you write about weird animals all the time, it takes something really special to make you ask, “What <i>is</i> that?”<p>The pink fairy armadillo is native to central Argentina. Photograph by Nicholas Smythe via Getty<p>That’s …

Summer Solstice Pictures: From Stonehenge to Carhenge

Pictures from around the world depict sites where people celebrate the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

Migrating Monarch Butterflies Use Magnetic Compass to Cut Through Clouds

New research finds that monarch butterflies use a magnetic compass on overcast days.<p>When monarch butterflies wing their way south to central Mexico each fall, they use the sun to ensure that they stay on course. But how they head in the right direction on cloudy days has been a mystery—until now.<p>It …

Q&A: Widow of Murdered Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Moves Beyond Hatred

On the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, Myrlie Evers describes her journey from bitterness to hope.<p>Among the veterans of the civil rights movement, few are more revered than Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of Medgar Evers, Mississippi's first NAACP field secretary. Medgar was gunned down in his …

Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

Sometimes big, bad things comes in threes, including jumbo black holes.<p>The discovery of a trio of jumbo black holes circling the center of a distant galaxy, reported by astronomers on Wednesday, suggests that pairs or triplets of such monsters may be surprisingly common.<p>Astronomers have learned …

Q&A: The 5 Ingredients Needed for Life Beyond Earth

A NASA scientist lists the essentials that extraterrestrial life must have to exist.<p>Back when astrogeophysicist Christopher McKay got his doctorate in 1982, the hunt for extraterrestrial life was confined to the solar system. The obvious places to look were the planets and moons that seemed most …

Toyota Charges After Tesla With New Fuel-Celled Car

Toyota unveiled its 2015 hydrogen fuel-cell sedan on Wednesday, its closest competitor yet to Tesla’s fully-electric Model S.<p>The car will launch in …

GoPro prices initial shares at $24

The versatile GoPro camera has taken the Internet world by storm with videos shot from unique angles.<p>Popular with action sports enthusiasts and …