Robin Ribaric

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How Jupiter saves Earth from destruction

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA scored a bull's-eye with its latest space spectacular. From a distance of a half a billion miles, NASA guided its Juno space probe so that it went into a flawless orbit around Jupiter, only the second time in history this has been done. Some have compared this feat to trying to thread …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

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7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness

Did Psychedelic Mushrooms and Group Sex Play a Role in Human Evolution?

Psychedelic drugs “expand” one’s mind: this is how many people describe the changes in sensory experiences elicited by psychotropic drugs. A …

Psychedelia

The 7 Most Motivational Movies for Entrepreneurs

If you're a true entrepreneur, these great scenes are probably already among your ATFs.<p>Over the past two weeks, I've posted the 18 best motivational books and the 13 most inspirational short videos. This post contains the seven feature films that are the most useful to entrepreneurs who want to get …

9 People Who Are Changing The Future Of Food

From the makers of cricket flour to a healthy soda alternative, these companies are worth watching.<p>The Soil Savant<p>A radical new approach to raising cattle helped fourth-generation rancher Cory Carman save her family’s land.<p>Twelve years ago, Carman Ranch, a 3,100-acre cattle-raising operation in …

You Want Progress In Life? Stop Learning... Start Implementing

Your success in life is directly proportionate to your ability to take action and get stuff done.<p>But…<p>That is most likely the opposite of what you’ve …

Learning

5 things we should teach in school but don't

I mean, almost all of the important history I learned between grades 5 and 12 I could probably find on Wikipedia and understand within a few weeks now.<p>And pretty much any scientific knowledge you could ever want to learn is explained with pretty videos on YouTube.<p>On top of that, you have the most …

Self-awareness

5 TED Talks You Need to Watch if You Care About Learning

Whether teacher, trainer, or instructional designer these are 5 TED talks you need to watch. They all provide insight into the way we learn and …

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Employment

Forget Peppermint Candies: This Recipe “KILLS” EVERY BAD BREATH!

Have you been in a situation when you can’t seem to get rid of bad breath no matter what you do? And all the brushing or mints an’t seem to do it. …

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DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

10 Smart Study Tactics That Support How The Brain Actually Works

Here’s the problem with what I’m about to tell you: these tactics may may be news to you, but in psychology circles most of them have been around for …

The Brain

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Superconductors Could Help Physicists Find 'Gravity Particles'

It may be possible to draw energy from a vacuum using gravity, a theoretical physicist says.<p>If researchers succeed in showing that this can happen, …

What Are X-Rays?

X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation, as are radio waves, infrared radiation, visible light, ultraviolet radiation and microwaves. One of …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

The Shocking Truth About Creativity

***Warning*** Audience Participation Required!<p>What is it that makes us creative? I mean other than the obvious grey matter, neurological synapse …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

The beautiful math of coral

Margaret Wertheim leads a project to re-create the creatures of the coral reefs using a crochet technique invented by a mathematician -- celebrating …

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

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Books of the year 2014

It is New Year’s Day and I should be looking forward but I’ve been busy – and delayed by the flu – so I’m not yet done looking back. Listed below with potted reviews are the 23 books I read in 2014. This continues a tradition I started last year, when I decided to read less internet and more …

Neuroscientists Have Worked Out How to “Read” And “Write” Brain Signals

A new technique allows researchers to both observe and control brain activity in mice.<p>Just like a very complicated computer, our brains control our …

Tips for Keeping a Gratitude Journal

Psychology researchers aren’t necessarily Thanksgiving experts—they may not know how to make fluffy stuffing, say, or beat the traffic to your …

Snoozers Are, in Fact, Losers

On a typical workday morning, if you’re like most people, you don’t wake up naturally. Instead, the ring of an alarm clock probably jerks you out of sleep. Depending on when you went to bed, what day of the week it is, and how deeply you were sleeping, you may not understand where you are, or why …