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Atheists Are Nicer Than Christians, But There's a Complicated Twist

Stereotyping much?<p>Atheists are much fairer to Christians than Christians are to atheists, according to a new study that has analysed interactions …

Psychology

Want to get rich? Here’s what 7 millionaires were doing in their 20s

At what point do you know whether you’ll be financially successful? If these seven millionaires (and billionaires) are any indication, the answer …

Computer Science

The Hacker Who Cared Too Much

When a programmer shut down a hospital website to defend a sick girl, he raised a crucial question: What are the bounds of protest in the digital age?<p>…

America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t

MARTINSVILLE, VA. — After decades of lawsuits, public campaigns and painful struggles, Americans have finally done what once seemed impossible: Most of the country has quit smoking, saving millions of lives and leading to massive reductions in cancer.<p>That is, unless those Americans are poor, …

Public Health

There’s a dark side to meditation that no one talks about

We’ve all heard about the benefits of meditation <i>ad nauseam</i>. Those disciplined enough to practice regularly are rewarded with increased control over the brainwaves known as alpha rhythms, which leads to better focus and may help ease pain. In addition to calming the mind and body, meditation can …

Meditation

Can Cannabis And Christ Coexist? These Devout Southern Christians Think So

The Deep South is the nation’s most religious region and the least open to legalized cannabis for medical or recreational use. To those who say marijuana is a sin, though, devout Christians are using the Bible to argue that it's God’s “perfect medicine.”<p><b>Lydia Decker couldn’t</b> miss the man in the …

The strange sheep that baffled scientists

A rare mutant sheep with straight, silky wool is helping unravel the mysteries of human hair.<p>When a farmer in Otago, New Zealand, saw a bizarre-looking lamb in his flock, he first assumed a wild goat had snuck in and impregnated one of his ewes. The newborn had a lamb-shaped body yet was coated …

Dog Food

For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic 'Bridge' Between Galaxies

Whoa.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected evidence of a magnetic field that's associated with the vast intergalactic 'bridge' that links our …

Universe

4 Signs to Immediately Identify Someone With True Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

In a recent report, top human resources officers from global companies were asked what they see as the 10 job skills required by the year 2020 for workers to thrive.<p>One of those critical skills for success that made the top 10 list? Wait for it ... emotional intelligence.<p>According to emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why dark matter matters (and is kind of our frenemy)

Excerpt: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Astrophysics for People in a Hurry <i>by Neil deGrasse Tyson</i><p>So dark matter is our frenemy. We have no clue what it is. It’s kind of annoying. But we desperately need it in our calculations to arrive at an accurate description …

Dark Matter

Terrifying AI learns to mimic your voice in under 60 seconds

When it comes to personal privacy and overall security, we often think of passwords, fingerprints, and even our own faces as being the keys that …

Mission Impossible

Tesla Might Have A Solution For Electric Vehicles' Enormous Dirty Secret

Tesla’s recent announcements of a few additional Gigafactories and a significant expansion of its Supercharger network show the company hopes to …

Tesla

Why (Almost) Everyone Should Study Ryan Seacrest's Career Strategy | Inc.com

With the announcement of Ryan Seacrest as Kelly Ripa's new morning-show co-host, the former <i>American Idol</i> host now has six (yes, <i>six!</i>) jobs. Besides deeming him this year's "hardest working man in show biz," there's something else (almost) all of us should do: study his career strategy.<p>Today, every …

Employment

Workhorse unveils its plug-in electric W-15 pickup truck: $52,000 and 60 kWh battery pack

Last month, Workhorse showed the chassis and plug-in hybrid powertrain of its upcoming electric truck and this week, it unveiled the whole thing.<p>The Loveland, Ohio-based company presented the W-15 for the first time at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California, yesterday.<p>The …

Electric Vehicles

The Secret to Happiness That No One Wants to Admit

We all encounter challenges in life that can be hard to overcome.<p>However, many people have encountered the same kinds of problems in the past. That’s …

Tesla goes to Mexico to recruit manufacturing engineers ahead of Model 3 production

Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California is growing faster than ever these days in preparation for the start of Model 3 production. The number of employees at the plant is expected to grow from 6,000 to 9,000 due to the current expansion.<p>In order to fill some of the hundreds of positions currently …

Tesla

SpaceX's most recent rocket landing looks like something out of science fiction

When SpaceX gets it right, it really gets it right.<p>The Elon Musk-founded private spaceflight successfully landed a Falcon 9 rocket back on Earth …

AI Can Be Fooled With One Misspelled Word

When artificial intelligence is dumb.<p>Computers are getting really good at learning things about the world and applying that knowledge to new situations, like being able to identify a cat in a photo. But researchers have recently discovered that there's a hitch: by adding some digital noise to an …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

We've Lost Sight Of The Most Important Rule In Debating Science

It was almost 100 years ago that the most famous debate in science history took place. The topic up for consideration was the nature of the spiral objects in the sky: were they proto-stars in the process of forming, or were they island Universes, similar to and far outside of our own galaxy? …

Universe

The Surprising Truth About Online Marketing (According to Science) | Inc.com

Good news for those of you looking to using LinkedIn to generate more sales leads with your content. New data released from LinkedIn reaffirms the importance of using original, unique and free content you create to "buy" the time, attention and interest of prospects on LinkedIn.<p>Releasing their …

Marketing

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

Three key lessons from the Pope's surprise TED talk

<b>(CNN) —</b> For all the talk about Pope Francis' techno-savvy -- and 10 million Twitter followers ain't bad for a 80-year-old churchman -- he doesn't seem sold on Silicon Valley's endless promises.<p>As he wrote in his 2016 encyclical, Laudato Si, all those tweets and selfies can add up to a big pile of …

TED Talks

12 Words and Phrases Intelligent People Never Say | Inc.com

Have you ever had a conversation and said something that you immediately regret?<p>It's happened to the best of us at one point or another, but that's not usually the norm for intelligent people who carefully select their words before saying them out loud.<p>Unfortunately, since there are so many of us …

Communication Skills

The 46 Best Coastal Towns in America - Best Beach Towns in the U.S.

1 of 46<p>California: Carmel-by-the-Sea<p>Romantic homes are plentiful in California, thanks to the gorgeous weather that makes nearly everything a little …

New England

Physicists observe 'negative mass'

<b>Physicists have created a fluid with "negative mass", which accelerates towards you when pushed.</b><p>In the everyday world, when an object is pushed, it accelerates in the same direction as the force applied to it; this relationship is described by Isaac Newton's Second Law of Motion.<p>But in theory, …

Physics

Zen Master Explains How Your Desire for Love Only Results in Total Suffering

In the short passage below, the Zen Master Osho has an incredibly powerful insight to share about the acts of giving and receiving love.<p>He …

Meditation

Elon Musk: 100 Tesla Gigafactories Could Power the Entire World

The Gigafactory<p>The Tesla Gigafactory produces lithium ion batteries, supporting the Tesla vehicles and providing low-cost batteries using alternative …

Tesla

Octopus And Squid Evolution Is Officially Weirder Than We Could Have Ever Imagined

They edit their own genes!<p>Just when we thought octopuses couldn't be any weirder, it turns out that they and their cephalopod brethren evolve …

Biology

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Biology