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How blockchain is impacting clean energy

No one enjoys paying their electricity bill. It keeps going up and up, with a bunch of new nonsense fees thrown on top every few years. What’s worse is that many parts of the world still rely on dirty fossil fuels to produce this energy. By now we have all heard about the potential of solar and …

Renewable Energy

Futuristic power plant complex generates clean power through wind, solar and geothermal energy

A newly designed futuristic power plant complex, EXOSPHERE, pioneers a unique paradigm for sustainable buildings in the Dominican Republic. Four wind …

Renewable Energy

The Controversial Device That Might Make You Feel the Presence of a Higher Power

In the middle to late 1990s, the frenzy for neuroscientific explanations for everything from why we laugh to how we fall in love was only just gaining a toehold in the popular science. And word was there was some interesting data coming out of a small lab in a Canadian hinterland. Really …

Consciousness

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Science Says This Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain in Shape

Do this type of exercise twice a week and your brain will thank you.<p>Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better. Which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Motivation

How Marconi Gave Us the Wireless World

In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern …

Wireless

Want the Secret to Happiness? Never Stop Doing This

Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently<p>Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently. We are constantly bombarded with messages that tell us …

Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>For years, single people have been painted as failures. Hollywood has managed to make three Bridget Jones films on that loose …

Relationships

9 Things You Can Do When You Feel Stuck in Life

IMAGE Pixabay; GIFS Giphy<p>It's absolutely normal to feel like you're stuck in a rut, especially if it seems like life has become nothing more than a …

Happiness

Meet Niku, the Weird Object Beyond Neptune That Nobody Can Figure Out

Something strange is happening at the outer reaches of the solar system.<p>An object beyond the orbit of Neptune is acting oddly, violating the traditional rules of orbit, and scientists can't quite explain it yet. The trans-Neptunian object, or TNO, has been nicknamed Niku, a Chinese word for …

Astronomy

Hydrogen Bomb vs. Atomic Bomb: What's The Difference?

In light of North Korea's recent claim that they tested a hydrogen bomb, here's an explainer on how these nuclear weapons work<p><b>Related on TestTube</b><b><br>Who</b> …

North Korea

Freakonomics economist asked people to flip 20,000 virtual coins to make big life decisions — here’s what he found

So he was excited, he says, to do a "very different kind" of research project, one that infiltrates people's everyday lives and examines what is most important to them.<p>Most academic research is based on a government's or a company's data, or is carried out in a controlled lab environment. More …

Self-improvement

What Your Birth Month Says About Your Love Life | Eating Right & Herbal Medicine

<i>Our month of birth can say a lot about us. It can say who we are and who we are destined to be. Determining a person’s character with the use of</i> …

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

How to give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't get very far …

Niku, A Mysterious Object Beyond Neptune, Is Traveling In The Wrong Direction

Scientists are working to explain the strange orbit.<p>There’s a newly discovered addition to the Solar System ― and it’s behaving rather strangely.<p>The Solar System is, in a sense, very flat. Nearly everything is moving around the sun along a similar plane and in the same direction. But this new …

15 Things Great Leaders Do When Things Get Really Dangerous

A former military aviator who led Marines in an incredibly dangerous job shares his insights.<p>//<p>//<p>Most of us want to become better leaders. Maybe we want to build a company, lead a team, or simply become the type of people others look to for inspiration and guidance.<p>But there's a higher level of …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …

Happiness

Have Better Conversations With the "Rule of Three"

Source: wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock<p>The secret to being a good conversationalist—one people enjoy talking with, and whose company they seek—is very …

Leadership

10 Things Pro Organizers Always Do Before They Go to Bed

Trust us, you'll rest better if you cross 'em off of your list too.<p>We already know what professional organizers do every morning. But there's something about the chores they force themselves to finish after a grueling day and before curling up in bed that makes us think they're some of the most …

Productivity

The road to Brexit was paved with Boris Johnson’s Euromyths

As the Telegraph’s Brussels correspondent between 1989 and 1994, he invented a self-serving journalistic genre that set a poisonous tone for British EU reporting<p>The appointment of Boris Johnson to the post of UK foreign secretary is no doubt a fine example of British humour: the former London mayor …

Man Missing Most Of His Brain Challenges Everything We Thought We Knew About Consciousness

Back in 2007, scientists reported that a French man in his mid-40s had walked into a clinic complaining of a pain in his leg. As a child, he’d had …

The Brain

The only way to save the EU is for the UK to leave it

Xenophobic. Racist. Jingoistic. Nativist. Parochial. The 52% of British voters who hit the EU eject button might be all of those things. But they were also backing the right horse.<p>The vote repudiates a vision of Europe that rewards companies at workers’ expense. It’s a rebuke of a government that …

Economics

How to Tame the Wanting Mind

Have you ever wanted something so badly that you prayed for it, you saved up for it, and/or you worked really hard for it? Then once you got it, you …

Mindfulness

7 Career Success Lessons I've Learned In Life (Surprise: They're Not All What You Think)

For the past few years, I've worked from home as a freelance writer. While being my own boss, so to speak, has its pros (goodbye three hour meetings and creepy water cooler guy, hello to having my work published in some well-established publications) and cons (human interaction? What human …

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

Entrepreneurship

These Simple Hacks Will Make You Super Creative, According to Science

We can all learn to activate the creative side of our brain by doing these things.<p>Here's a riddle for you: A man has married 20 women in a small town. All of the women are still alive, and none of them is divorced. The man has broken no laws. Who is the man?<p>Most likely if you solved this one, it …