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Achieving Financial Success Without Extreme Frugality or a Huge Income

It’s not too hard to find stories in the media about seemingly ordinary people finding great financial success. You hear about what seems like an …

Study finds many pilots have depression but don't talk about it

About one in 10 pilots shows signs of depression. Why is it that of all professions pilots seem so vulnerable?<p>The research team around work safety …

Mental Health

Amazon makes its first drone delivery to a real customer

Amazon.com has long talked about its ambitions for using drones to deliver small parcels to its legions of customers. Now, it appears the e-commerce giant is one step closer to that goal.<p>On Wednesday, the company said that it has made its first autonomous drone delivery — an order for an Amazon …

Enterprise Tech

Barack Obama Warns Trump Against 'Flying Blind' Without Intelligence

Donald Trump may claim he doesn’t need intelligence briefings because he’s “smart,” but Barack Obama is strongly hinting that he should do them.<p>The current president appeared on “The Daily Show” Monday for the whole show, and said he believed that Trump will realize the value of the briefings.<p>“I …

Barack Obama
European Union

The Science behind Yoga

Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to …

Venezuela

Things not to miss in Brazil | Photo Gallery

Step into a capoeira school, where you can watch the dance-like sparring of this distinctive martial art for free.<p>#03 Markets<p>Walk through any market …

Psychology

Police helicopter crashes amid shootouts in Rio

At least 12 people are killed as gunfire is reported across city, highlighting fears of public security crisis<p>Just months after hosting the Olympics, the west zone of Rio de Janeiro resembled a war zone this weekend as a police helicopter crashed amid shootouts and execution-style murders that left …

Brazil

Scientists Have Discovered a Brand New Type of Photoreceptor That Senses Light in a Whole New Way

It can 'taste' light.<p>Researchers have discovered a brand new type of photoreceptor - a type of molecule that allows our eyes to receive light - and …

Biology

Trump Wins. Now What?

Donald Trump's presidential campaign, like the business career that preceded it, was unpredictable, undisciplined and unreliable. Despite those qualities — or perhaps, in part, because of them — it was also successful.<p>So what should we expect from President-elect Trump, mindful that his path to the …

Donald Trump

Mexico's Richest Man Lost $5 Billion After Trump's Victory

Carlos Slim shed more than 9% of his wealth.<p>Toru Hanai—Reuters<p>Aaron Favila—AP<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi—Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>David Gray—Reuters<p>Wang …

Stock Markets

You Took an Emotional Risk, Now What?

Some call it a ‘vulnerability hangover’; think about the potential long-term rewards<p>By<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@EBernsteinWSJ<p>elizabeth.bernstein.50<p>Google+<p>Elizabeth.Bernstein@wsj.com<p>Feeling vulnerable?<p>That is a good thing.<p>Psychologists and social …

Wall Street

Can Quantum Physics Explain Consciousness?

A new approach to a once-farfetched theory is making it plausible that the brain functions like a quantum computer.<p>The mere mention of “quantum consciousness” makes most physicists cringe, as the phrase seems to evoke the vague, insipid musings of a New Age guru. But if a new hypothesis proves to …

Quantum Mechanics

10 science issues at stake in the 2016 election

Climate, energy, and health are all on the ballot<p>President Obama warned that democracy is on the ballot this year, but there’s even more at stake — Americans could also be voting to protect the future of our entire planet. Climate change is the biggest story in science policy, and this year we’re …

Cannabis

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every …

Searches for Jobs in Canada by Americans Spiked 58% This Year

Engineers are most eager to make the leap.<p>“If [my candidate] loses, I’m moving to Canada.”<p>Chances are, someone has said this within your earshot over …

British Columbia

What Does the Way Your Mind Wanders Reveal about You?

During downtime, some of us daydream while others might focus on a to-do list, or get stuck in a negative loop. Psychology has traditionally defined …

Do You Have an Idea But "Reality" Gets in the Way?

<i>“I’d like to create a new multi-media platform – an Oprah 2.0 – built around authenticity serving millennials,” said good friend and fellow</i> …

Creativity

Ketchup Physics 101

The science behind why the ketchup struggle is real.<p><i>Cook’s Science</i> believes that ketchup is one of the world’s perfect foods. It’s salty, sweet, …

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

Psychology

Social media has us under surveillance – big business is the new Big Brother

Admiral is the latest company to propose discounts to customers based on their behaviour – judged by their Facebook posts<p>Think of it, to use the ingenious phrase coined by my colleague John Harris, as “Stasi capitalism”. That might sound like an overreaction to the announcement of a new car …

Social Media

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>Why First-Generation Americans Have a Unique Take on Personal Style<p>Ask us what influences our personal style, …

Here’s my secret weapon: I read

There’s only one thing, one constant thing that I believe keeps me moving closer to my goals, and keeps me fixed on what I want to do. It’s got …

Books

Living in an Extreme Meritocracy Is Exhausting

A society that glorifies metrics leaves little room for human imperfections.<p>A century ago, a man named Frederick Winslow Taylor changed the way workers work. In his book <i>The Principles of Scientific Management</i>, Taylor made the case that companies needed to be pragmatic and methodical in their …

Corporate Culture

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Teens