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The US is about to gain an unexpectedly large natural gas customer

Cheap natural gas has presented the US with an opportunity: Natural gas is much more expensive in Europe and Asia, and thus a huge market theoretically exists for US producers, if export terminals can be constructed. Cheniere Energy is nearing completion of the first.<p>But while Asia is the core of …

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard’s class of 1980 – with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

Happiness

Hand-sanitizing startup challenges hospitals’ ban on ads

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>When Reg Littlefield first displayed his Germgo hand-sanitizer stations at a Toronto hospital trade show in 2010, he got a cool reception.<p>"Everybody liked them, but they didn't have the money [to buy]," …

What selling sketches on the street for $6 taught this millionaire entrepreneur about wealth

But at 18, he was a broke architecture student who didn't have the $800 that he needed to join his friends on a trip to Greece.<p>In his book, "The Millionaire Master Plan," he explains how he raised the money over the course of a week.<p>Living in Cambridge, England, at the time, Hamilton spent a few …

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The Truth about Foam Rolling

Foam rolling works—just not for the reason you think<p>Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in <i>The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i> found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in <i>Medicine & Science in</i> …

Immune System Drugs Melt Tumors In New Study, Leading A Cancer Revolution

The 49-year-old woman had had three melanoma growths removed from her skin, but now the disease was spreading further. A several-centimeter-sized growth under her left breast went deep into her chest wall. Some of the tissue in the tumor was dying because of lack of blood flow.<p>Doctors at Memorial …

The great unraveling of globalization

In late 2013, Cisco chief executive John Chambers used a portentous phrase while telling analysts that sales in emerging markets were spiraling downward, forcing the networking equipment company to cut its three- to five-year revenue growth target: “We’re the canary in the coal mine.”<p>It was meant …

How To Win An Argument Every Time

<i>This article was cowritten by Joseph Grenny, the</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author of</i> Crucial Conversations <i>and the cofounder of VitalSmarts.</i><p>Between the two of us, we’ve spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding in both of our research is that your ability to …

How Sugar Is Sabotaging Your Success as an Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that a disciplined and dedicated work ethic is critical to building their businesses. It takes commitment to set goals, meet deadlines and learn quickly from our mistakes, but too many of us are …

Diabetes

Darlene Arviso Delivers Water To Navajo Nation

Darlene Arviso’s mornings begin early, usually before the sun rises over the high desert plateau of the Navajo Nation in the northwest corner of New …

Half of the US fracking industry could be gone after this year

One oil executive thinks half of all fracking companies will be out of business or sold by the end of this year, according to Bloomberg.<p>Rob Fulks, the pressure pumping marketing director at Weatherford International, told Bloomberg that a reduction in spending has put much of the US fracking …

'A God That Could Be Real' In The Scientific Universe

<i>Part One Of Two. (Read Part Two here.)</i><p>"God" is a word. If we define it, even subconsciously, as something that cannot exist in our universe, we banish the idea of God from our reality and throw away all possibility of incorporating a potent spiritual metaphor into a truly coherent big picture. But …

Scientists in China edit human genome in embryos for the first time

New study confirms rumors in the scientific community, heralds new debate over the ethics of human genetic engineering<p>For the first time ever, scientists have reported editing the genetic code in human embryos. The work, carried out by researchers in China, sought to remove a gene responsible for a …

You can't 'outrun' obesity: Study says exercise doesn't help weight loss

LONDON — A team of British cardiologists have said it's time to "bust the myth" that regular exercise tackles obesity.<p>The strongly-worded editorial …

Former Canadian defence minister urges governments to release UFO info

A former Canadian defence minister is heading a speaking tour about the alleged cover up of UFOs by world governments.<p>A crowd of about 400 people …

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age<p>If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …

Six reasons why your injury rehab won’t work

Not all rehabilitation programs are created equal. Once you have selected a clinic, been assigned the right care provider and started therapy, getting results may seem like a sure thing.<p>It's not.<p>Regardless of what type of practitioner you choose and how many acupuncture needles, ultrasound machines …

18 Reasons Why You Need Every Employee Using LinkedIn Every Day

Corporations are finally waking up to the fact that they need to engage <i>all</i> their people in social media. The impact of social media on a company’s brand is monumental, and it affects everyone throughout your organization – from the entry-level millennials you just hired to your CEO.<p>Senior …

Public Relations

Debate Over Global Warming Is Not Over, Despite Common Core Claims (Part 2) | The Freedom Pub

A poster produced by The Heartland Institute can be downloaded here with the faces, names, and titles of 58 experts who are current and former …

Climate Change

“No living woman actually looks like Kate Moss”: The unattainable thin ideal

<b>Kate Moss (AP)</b><p>When my daughter was at her sickest, her impossibly thin body looked normal to me. Larger bodies looked grotesque<p>Harriet Brown<p>April 18, 2015 9:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight—and What We Can Do About It”<p><i>“I</i> …

Germanwings Crash Prompts Debate About Remote-Controlled Planes

LANGEN, Germany — Technology that would allow planes to be controlled remotely in situations similar to the Germanwings tragedy is being eyed by German authorities.<p>Investigators believe co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked his captain out of the cockpit and deliberately crashed the Germanwings plane into …

Airplanes

This is what the future holds as Moore's Law turns 50

It's been 50 years since Gordon Moore published his paper (dated 19 April 1965) detailing a simple theory that revolutionised computing, making all …

Moore's Law

Maple syrup could help fight bacterial infections, Canadian scientists find

Maple syrup is once again making headlines for being the rockstar condiment that every Canadian knows it is, but it's not the culinary world that's …

Microbiology

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 …

Albert Einstein

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Advanced alien civilizations possible in 50 galaxies

After scouring 100,000 galaxies, scientists say that 50 are emitting unusally high levels of radiation which could hint at alien civilizations<p>Advanced alien life is possible in 50 galaxies, astronomers have said, after finding they are emitting unusually high levels of radiation.<p>A team of …

The 7 best things to eat and drink after a workout

Hitting the gym is just half the battle. Can't seem to put on more muscle? Too exhausted to come back the next day? Chances are, the problem isn't your fitness routine— it's what's on your plate. Below, seven powerhouse foods to make your workout count.<p><b>Whey</b><p><i>In Brief:</i> Fat-torching, energy-restoring …

Research Questions Whether Or Not Incubators Help Startups

There are more than 1,400 business incubators in the U.S., according to the National Business Incubator Association. These incubators are thought of as giving a helping hand to startups and entrepreneurs, providing them with a variety of services, from the basics like Internet access and office …

These researchers want to turn phones into earthquake detectors

Early warning on earthquakes can help save lives, but many countries can't afford them. That's why scientists are turning to another location sensor already widespread in many countries: the smartphone. A single smartphone makes for a crappy earthquake sensor — but get enough of them reporting, and …