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3 Ways to Motivate your Employees

Every great business is built on a strong foundation that was set by a solid team. The takeaway? If you don't have a strong team behind you, there's a good chance you won't last very long in business. Keeping your employees motivated is a great way to keep your business moving in the right …

12 Million-Year-Old Vehicle Tracks Found in Stone, Claims Geologist

Petrified wheel tracks found in various locations, including parts of Turkey and Spain, were left by heavy all-terrain vehicles some 12 million to 14 …

Geology

Arizona Couple Abandons Toddler to Play 'Pokemon Go'

An Arizona couple was charged with child neglect and endangerment last week after abandoning their toddler to play Pokemon Go, authorities said Monday.<p>In a release, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office said that Brent Daley, 27, and Brianne Daley, 25, left their 2-year-old boy at their San Tan Valley …

Crime

Pope refuses to equate Islam with violence

Pope Francis refused to equate Islam with violence on Sunday, saying Catholics could be just as deadly and warning Europe was pushing its young towards terrorism.<p>"I don't think it is right to equate Islam with violence," he told journalists during his return from a trip to Poland.<p>Pope Francis …

Christianity

What Your Pee and Poo Color Says About Your Health

Out of the blue I passed bright red pee. I freaked, thinking it was a sign of terminal disease. Then I remembered the roasted beetroot tarts served …

Weight Loss

How NASA's Juno Will Teach Us About Other Solar Systems

Long the Big Kahuna, Jupiter is not only key to unlocking our own solar system’s formation history, but understanding the dynamics of other solar systems as well. NASA’s Juno spacecraft — now on the verge of doing real science from its elongated Jupiter orbit — will serve as a ground-truth basis of …

Astronomy

Why The Russians Hold A Sword Of Damocles Over Hillary (And Bill) Clinton

Hillary Clinton and the Democrats largely recovered from the destabilized opening of their national convention. Yet it is clear that there is a sword of Damocles, the imminent peril of ancient myth, hanging over the Clintons as they go forward into both the fall campaign, and a hoped-for …

'Shame on Donald Trump': Parents of slain American Muslim soldier hit back at Republican nominee

Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of a slain American Muslim soldier who died in the Iraq war, have responded to US Republican presidential nominee …

Multivitamins Are a Waste of Money, Doctors Say

People should stop wasting their money on dietary supplements, some physicians said today, in response to three large new studies that showed most …

Bombing that killed more than 200 deadliest attack in Baghdad in years

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than a day after a suicide truck bomb ripped through Baghdad, families are still hoping that rescuers searching through the rubble can locate the bodies of their loved ones.<p>The bombing early Sunday in a busy shopping district was the deadliest single attack in Iraq's war-weary capital …

Islam

Scientists Have Created Living Concrete That Repairs Itself

Self-healing buildings.<p>Most people would admit that concrete's not the most exciting concept, but concrete with added bacteria that repairs itself …

It's Time for America to Disengage From the Middle East

The Orlando and San Bernardino shootings have led important personalities to make several suggestions, both workable and unworkable. These range from …

Russia aims to develop 'teleportation' in 20 years

It’s a question that physicists, philosophers, and science fiction writers have pondered for decades: how to travel from one place to another without travelling through the space in between.<p>Now a Kremlin-backed research program is seeking to make the teleportation technology behind Captain Kirk’s …

Russia

The Ritz Paris’s Grand Reopening: A First Look Inside the Newly Renovated Hotel

Ralph Lauren

Brain Science Has Finally Figured Out How to Help Athletes Train 50 Percent Faster

By targeting specific areas of the brain, this headphone helps athletes pick up training regimens faster.<p>A new headphone is helping athletes train for their sport 50 percent faster.<p>The technology, based on the concept of neuropriming, is already helping the military to train fighter pilots and …

California Passes France As World's 6th-Largest Economy

(Reuters) – California is now the sixth-largest economy in the world, surpassing France, thanks to a robust state economy and strong U.S. …

Mineral from wet, hot volcano lava found on Mars, baffling scientists

Scientists are baffled by the discovery of a mineral on Mars that, on Earth, typically comes from extremely hot volcanoes whose lava was exposed to …

There's A Second Layer Of Information In DNA

The way A, T, G, and C are arranged in the DNA double helix determines how proteins are produced in the body of multi-celled organisms like us. And …

A First: from space, NASA spots a single methane leak from Earth's atmosphere

“For the first time, an instrument onboard an orbiting spacecraft has measured the methane emissions from a single, specific leaking facility on …

28 April Ludgate Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up Adult Life

Time is money, money is power, power is pizza, and pizza is knowledge.

Lin-Manuel Miranda: 2016 Race 'No More Bizarre' Than Election of 1800

The star and creator of <i>Hamilton</i>—the hit Broadway musical about the life of a Founding Father—said he thinks the 2016 presidential race is “no more …

Pakistani woman dies after being set on fire for rejecting marriage proposal

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> An 18-year-old Pakistani schoolteacher died Wednesday from injuries after her body was set on fire for refusing a marriage proposal, police said.<p>The perpetrators beat Maria Abbasi, then drenched her in petrol and set her body ablaze before leaving her for dead, her …

Extremism

'Dedicated' ex-chemist was high at work for 8 years

Even Walter White knew not to sample the wares, a lesson that could have served Sonja Farak well. The now 37-year-old former chemist for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts State Police was arrested in 2013 and sentenced in 2014 to 18 months in jail for getting high …

Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O'Connor over inflammatory Prince Facebook claims

Sinead O’Connor is being sued by the comedian Arsenio Hall after she accused him of being Prince's drugs supplier in an incendiary Facebook message.<p>Hall denies the allegations in a US$5 million (£3.46 million) suit filed with the Los Angeles superior court and calls them "despicable". The suit …

This simple formula can tell if you’re getting ripped off by an airline

Travelers no longer have to guess whether they got a decent deal on airfare or not.<p>There’s now a straightforward formula that can reveal whether …

Air Travel

The quiet revolutionary: How the co-discovery of CRISPR explosively changed Emmanuelle Charpentier’s life

The microbiologist spent years moving labs and relishing solitude. Then her work on gene-editing thrust her into the scientific spotlight.<p>Emmanuelle …

This Company Will Freeze Your Dead Body for $200,000

In the desert climate of Scottsdale, Arizona rest 147 brains and bodies, all frozen in liquid nitrogen with the goal of being revived one day.<p>It's not science fiction — to some it might not even be science — yet thousands of people around the world have put their trust, lives and fortunes into the …

Peter Thiel

Alaska volcano spews ash cloud stretching 400 miles, grounding flights

One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes has emitted a 37,000ft (11,300-metre) ash cloud that has grounded flights, affecting thousands of travelers and cutting off remote communities in the west and north.<p>Sakurajima volcano in Japan erupts<p>Read more<p>Pavlof volcano erupted on Sunday afternoon but strong …

Geophysics

A New Wearable Duvet Exists for When You Really, Truly Can't

Proud to be a human today.<p>Have you ever woken up and thought, <i>I wish there were a socially acceptable, somewhat professional way to wear my bed to work today?</i> Good news: The Irish Jurys Inn hotel chain created the perfect piece for you. This is the Suvet and it's not socially acceptable or somewhat …