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The 70 must-see lines in James Comey's ABC interview

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday night, James Comey told his side of the story.<p>The former -- and fired -- FBI director sat down with ABC's George Stephanopoulos Sunday night to talk about his deep concerns about President Donald Trump and to recount a number of now-famous/infamous episodes between the two men. …

Donald Trump

The whales who love to sing in the dark

<b>Beneath the Arctic sea ice, in the blanket of January's polar night, bowhead whales most prefer to sing.</b><p>While the songs of humpback whales have long received the most attention, it turns out that their baleen cousins could have a far greater repertoire.<p>A study of a bowhead population near Svalbard …

Whales

Scientists Probe an Enduring Question: Can Language Shape Perception?

The idea that language shapes our ability to think fell out of favor in the 1960s, but new tools have some researchers revisiting the concept.<p>Picture …

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

10 Brutal Lessons You Need to Learn Before Getting Rich

You'll never have enough billions to buy a new personality, so start improving the one you got for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a common perception that upon obtaining wealth, the positive and negative qualities in people become more pronounced. …

North Korea Signals Willingness to ‘Denuclearize,’ South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has told South Korean envoys he is willing to negotiate with the United States on abandoning his country’s nuclear weapons, officials from the South said Tuesday. Mr. Kim also said he would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while such …

North Korea

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

Ravens Are Evolving, and Not in the Way You'd Expect

Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal."<p>A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in its evolution.<p>Using DNA samples taken from ravens for nearly twenty years, the study provides evidence that common ravens on …

Birds

Why Dozens Of Mass Shootings Didn’t Change Americans’ Minds On Guns

And why Parkland may be different.<p>The mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, isn’t fading quietly from the headlines like so many acts of gun violence …

The Opportunity rover just celebrated 5,000 ‘sols’ on the Martian surface

The mission to Mars was only supposed to last about three months — apparently the Opportunity rover didn’t get the message. On February 17, 2018 the …

Red flags. Warnings. Cries for help. How a system built to stop the Parkland school shooter repeatedly broke down

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office received a call in November with an ominous warning: Nikolas Cruz, a troubled 19-year-old, was collecting guns and knives and “could be a school shooter in the making.”<p>It was one of at least four times local or federal authorities were contacted about such a …

Guns

Connecting to Our Senses

When we connect to our senses, we become alive. We become mesmerized, and everything else melts away. We become immersed and absorbed. It’s as though …

More than 50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, sites, killers and weapons

The places change, the numbers change, but the choice of weapon remains the same. In the United States, people who want to kill a lot of other people most often do it with guns.<p>Related<p>The number of U.S. mass shootings depends on how you count<p>Public mass shootings account for a tiny fraction of the …

Guns

Conservatives lash out at GOP spending binge

NEW YORK (AP) — The GOP is the party of fiscal responsibility no more.<p>That's according to some conservatives who are grappling with a Republican-backed spending binge that threatens to generate trillion-dollar deficits for years to come while staining a cherished pillar of the modern-day Republican …

Republicans

See Every 2018 Super Bowl Ad in Under 2 Minutes

Alexa lost her voice. Peter Dinklage rapped to Busta Rhymes. Eli Manning and Odell Beckham, Jr. did some Dirty Dancing. And Mr. Clean did his… oh …

3 Things You Need to Solve a Really Tough Problem | Inc.com

By the early 20th century, the world's great mathematicians knew they had a big problem. The very foundations of logic, held sacred since the time of Aristotle, were under siege after the discovery of troubling paradoxes by Cantor, Frege and Russell. It was unclear whether things could ever be set …

Eli Lilly

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Super Blue Blood Moon

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Productivity

A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Creativity

A city of contrasts: Seattle creatives weigh in on why it is essential for creativity

Seattle is one of those cities that’s difficult to pin down. It’s wildly independent but also home to some of the biggest names in business, …

The Year Climate Change Began to Spin Out of Control - MIT Technology Review

For decades, scientists have warned that climate change would make extreme events like droughts, floods, hurricanes, and wildfires more frequent, …

Climate Change

‘Trumpism’ is ingrained in white America. When he goes, it will remain

The Republican party’s leader is no anomaly, he’s a voice for its deep-seated radicalised base who suddenly find themselves in the mainstream<p>The author Tom Wolfe once wrote: “The dark night of fascism is always descending in the United States and yet lands only in Europe.” He was reflecting a …

Political Science

You do not need another planner, diary, journal or anything else that promises to make 2018 your best year yet

<b>It was around the beginning of December, when the chaos of the run-up to Christmas was beginning, that I found myself falling for it yet again.</b><p>Work …

Scientists made a virtual supernova you can walk around

At 11,000 light-years away, it's safe to say you won't be able to visit Cassiopeia A even if private space corporations start selling seats to amateur spacefarers. Thanks to a team of scientists, though, you might be able to see the 300-year-old supernova remnant up close -- or even walk inside it. …

This 1 Tip Will Make Your Meetings Much More Effective (and It's Not That Hard at All) | Inc.com

I recently glanced down at the yellow pad of the senior executive sitting next to me at an off-site I was facilitating. The intricate pattern of squiggles, squares, circles and curlycues told me he was either bored out of his mind, or working something out.<p>According to some new research, his …

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5 Simple Qualities You Can Develop To Be A Better Leader | Inc.com

I was reading an article about great leadership qualities, and while the list was very good and had many qualities that you would expect. Such as Authenticity, Accountability, Nurturing, Great communicator, Humility, Motivating, Inspiring, etc., there were some key qualities that I thought were …

Leadership

The Data That Threatened to Break Physics - Issue 55: Trust

Antonio Ereditato insists that our interview be carried out through Skype with both cameras on. Just the other side of middle age, his …

Physics

Scientists warn that the Arctic will never be frozen again

The Arctic as we’ve always known it is gone. According to scientists, the Arctic is trending toward an ice-free state and shows no signs of returning …

Nuclear Sphere: Weird Globe Could Revolutionize Fusion Energy

A team of researchers has a plan to achieve nuclear fusion that actually produces energy, and their proposal looks very different from the fusion …