Sara Jean

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Think Less, Think Better

A FRIEND of mine has a bad habit of narrating his experiences as they are taking place. I tease him for being a bystander in his own life. To be fair, we all fail to experience life to the fullest. Typically, our minds are too occupied with thoughts to allow complete immersion even in what is right …

General Hospital

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.<p><i>Download the new and improved VICE app for iOS and Android now.</i><p>In middle school, we had to read Steinbeck's <i>The Pearl</i>, which is about how awful getting rich quick is. The …

In Sweden, your next car-charging spot could be at someone else's house

If home is where the heart is, then homes in Sweden may also be where the energy is stored for people hoping to give their electric car an added boost.<p>Renault just launched Elbnb, a new service that allows anyone in Sweden to transform their house into a charging station for electric cars.<p>Elbnb, an …

Martin Scorsese's Top Rated Movies

Somewhere in the world right now, there is a terrible actor delivering a monologue.<p>He wears a cheap suit with the polyester shirt collar over the jacket and affects a New York accent, even though he's from a small suburb just outside of Des Moines. He's going to tell you all about life on the …

Fathers can pass anxiety and depression to their children genetically, study finds

Men who are stressed can pass on anxiety and depression to their children and grandchildren, scientists in Australia have found, in a study which indicates parental advice has been “disproportionately” focused on the health and diet of women.<p>The study, based on mice which were fed stress hormones, …

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

Bernie Sanders vows to work with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump

Bernie Sanders pledged on Thursday to work with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump in the US presidential election as he gave the clearest signal yet that his quest to win the Democratic nomination is over.<p>In a video address streamed online on his website, the Vermont senator and …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

Climate scientists have warned us of coral bleaching for years. It's here | John Abraham

Coral bleaching is becoming an increasingly frequent and severe problem in a hotter world<p>Readers may have noticed that it’s been about a month since my last article. In recent weeks I presented guest articles in place of my own pieces. The reason for my absence was due to the adoption I was …

Couples Who Are Truly in Love Connect in These 5 Ways

How does your relationship stack up?<p><i>This article was written by Chelli Pumphrey, a licensed professional counselor, and provided by our partners at</i> YourTango<i>.</i><p>In the beginning stages of a new relationship, determining how connected you are to each other can be tricky. Maybe you’re questioning if …

The Most Important Skill for New Managers to Learn

<b>Dear Annie:</b> A friend sent me your column on seven questions team leaders should ask their direct reports because I was promoted three months ago to …

Rubio: I still believe Trump can't be trusted with the nuclear codes

Sen. Marco Rubio is sticking by his former attack line that Donald Trump can't be trusted with the nuclear codes, despite having previously come around to support Trump as the nominee.<p>In an interview with The Weekly Standard, Rubio reaffirmed his statement from February — when he was still in the …

Facebook unlocks tilt-viewing of your panoramas with “360 Photos”

No more frustrating zoom-in/zoom-out. Facebook finally made a modern way to view panoramas and VR photos with your phone. Its new feature “360 Photos” rolls out tomorrow on iOS, Android, web, and Gear VR, and it will democratize creation of 360 and VR content. You can see Mark Zuckerberg’s example …

Puerto Rico debt relief advances past House in victory for Ryan, Obama

The bill to avert a historic default by the commonwealth passes the House after months of debate and negotiations.<p>In a victory for both Speaker Paul Ryan and the White House, the House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill to resolve Puerto Rico’s $73 billion debt crisis, a major step toward …

Puerto Rico

Uber Finally Added This Much-Needed Feature

Uber users will soon be able to pre-schedule a pickup request through the ride-hailing service’s app, the company announced Thursday.<p>Riders can …

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills - InformED

Some say good writing can’t be taught. We beg to differ. Here are 25 surefire ways to boost your skills and become a master of communication.<p>1. Learn …

Court: No right to carry concealed weapons in public

SAN FRANCISCO — In a victory for gun control advocates, a federal appeals court said Thursday people do not have a right to carry concealed weapons in public under the Second Amendment.<p>An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said law enforcement officials can require applicants …

Why time-starved people are happier

Americans who want more time in their lives are happier than those who want more money, according to new research published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.<p>Across a range of surveys and experiments involving over 4,400 people, researchers at UCLA and the Wharton School …

Happiness

Hundreds Claim Donald Trump Doesn't Pay His Bills in Full

Retired piano dealer Michael Diehl says he has 30,000 reasons not to vote for Donald Trump for president.<p>The small businessman said he won a bid in 1989 to supply $100,000 worth of grand pianos to Trump's Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City but was still waiting to be paid months after delivery. The …

Could God Have Used Evolution? Michael Ruse says no

Christianity has had a long and occasionally troubled relationship with science. Historical episodes involving Galileo and Darwin showcase Christians--many of them-- walking back dismissals when overwhelming evidence shows that the theologically preferable way of understanding our world (that earth …

Faith

Interpol Says That Environmental Crime Is Exploding

This is one example of the major surge in “environmental crimes” now being reported by international agencies. According to the United Nations …

The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo

The Phab 2 Pro is coming this fall for $499<p>Lenovo is today announcing a new range of smartphones that will be coming to the US later this year. The Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus are updates of last year's Phab model and feature oversized 6.4-inch displays, metal construction, and low prices. But the most …

Abnormal sense of touch may play role in autism

Most people think that autism is a disorder of the brain. But the skin may play a role, too, a new study suggests.<p>Nerve cells in the skin are …

Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have a found a quick way — but not a cheap one — to turn heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas into harmless rock.Experts say …

Solar Panel Design Ideas for Your Home

Solar is not just for rooftops anymore. When it comes to picking the right solar electric or photovoltaic (PV) system for your house, be sure to …

Clean Energy

3D Printed Cast Speeds Bone Recovery Using Ultrasound

A new prototype brings together 3D printing, room to breathe and ultrasound pulses to create a cast that is not only comfortable and stylish to wear …

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Google's Larry Page is reportedly building flying cars in secret

Google co-founder Larry Page has been revealed as the secret money tree behind a pair of mysterious Silicon Valley flying car startups, reported Bloomberg Businessweek on Thursday.<p>Zee.Aero, which set up shop next to Google HQ in Mountain View, California back in 2010, has previously denied any …

Silicon Valley

The Ancient Origins of Consciousness by Todd Feinberg and Jon Mallatt review – how the brain created experience

What does it mean to say that I am conscious? For sure, consciousness is a protean term, with multiple meanings. Among its features are some or all of the following: trivially, that I am awake and not asleep or “unconscious”; more positively that I am aware of my surroundings, experiencing and …

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