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The myth of the know-it-all scientist

I’m currently in the middle of a publicity campaign for my first book, The Idiot Brain. And yes, that previous sentence is part of it. It’s about all the things the human brain does weirdly, illogically and just plain wrong. As a result, I’ve ended up talking to a lot of people about the brain, …

Critical Thinking

7 Tips to Avoid Getting Sucked Into Distraction

It’s pretty obvious that we live in a distracting world—now more than ever thanks to the technology we have today. And yet none of us are ever really …

Time Management

Ask Yourself These 6 Questions To Help Clear Your Struggles.

We all get stuck sometimes. Getting unstuck is often all about asking yourself the right questions. These 6 will help get you moving in the right …

To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …

Motivation

19 hard things you need to do to be successful

You have to do the hard things.<p>The things that no one else is doing.<p>The things that scare you.<p>The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you.<p>Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous</b> …

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

Pakistan was going to deploy nuclear missiles during Kargil conflict, claims former US official

<b>Washington:</b> At the height of the 1999 Kargil conflict when its army was suffering heavy casualties at the hands of India, Pakistan was preparing its …

National Security

The Self-Help Syndrome: Navigating the Overload

Are you one of the many people who is regularly alternating between the piles of self-help books on your nightstand and the ones that are downloaded on your e-reader? Do you thrive on attending inspirational lectures in an attempt to facilitate your need to learn and grow, but come out feeling …

How to Think Like a Physicist (and Win at Life)

Did you know that physics teaches you how to think? More than complex equations and mountains of data, physics is really a workout for your brain. In …

The particle physics personality quiz

03/06/18<p>National Society of Black Physicists President Renée Horton talks with <i>Symmetry</i> about finding a place to belong in physics.<p>02/23/18<p>Fermilab’s …

5 Reasons Why You've Failed as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is hard, and as statistics show, not everyone makes it. Most of us fall somewhere along the spectrum -- at times we succeed, and at other times, we fail. Yet, we’ve all heard of entrepreneurs who experience success time …

Using Fear To Become Successful

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Black Holes

18 Ways to Create Good Habits -- and Eliminate Bad Ones -- for Life

Forget the excuses! Building good habits lies in following a system consistently, day in and day out.<p>All of us like to mythologize successful …

What Is Dark Energy?

Dark energy is the name given to an unexplained force that is drawing galaxies away from each other, against the pull of gravity, at an accelerated …

11 Life Lessons Learned From Kung Fu Panda

There's a little kid inside each and every one of us and I find it to be a sign of authenticity for those that know how to live with that kid in a …

Motivation

Watch All 362 James Bond Kills in One Epic Supercut

007 never saw a bad guy he didn't want to throw off a roof.<p>James Bond holds a license to kill. Good for our continued debate over government overreach and defensible torture? Probably not. But in 23 outings, he's limited his professional slaying to henchman and top-dog villains. He does not take …

There's No Place to Hide from This Smart Grenade Launcher

The U.S. Army's XM-25 "Punisher" can hit targets even if they're behind cover.<p>One of the most critical concepts in infantry combat is the idea of taking cover. Hiding inside doorways, behind trees, and inside bunkers is a time-honored strategy for staying out of harms way on the battlefield. But it …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries In Physics

It can seem like an uphill challenge to try to understand the universe around us. We have found many answers to the mysteries in our world: how …

Physics

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When You Are Worn Out

Stopping and starting so many times makes you never really make much progress. That's why learning a way to stay focused on your projects is quite …

Learning

The two words that stop most people from getting what they want in life

These two words can trigger feelings of fear, failure, insecurity and ultimately stop you from having what you want.<p>Words have the power to inspire …

5 Straight-Forward Ways to Find Motivation Within Yourself

You’ve taken advice to start a new habit or set a new goal from someone that seems important and knowledgeable. But, most, if not all, of the time …

How to Get Rid of 7 Roadblocks that Kill Your Motivation

Have you ever dreaded doing what used to bring excitement and hope into your life? You’re not alone.<p>I remember waking up one day and wishing I could …

Motivation