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Woman mistakes WWII-era munition for precious stone on German beach

A woman in Germany has narrowly escaped injury after plucking a chunk of white phosphorus from a beach. Firefighters were called to the scene after …

NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps - African-American Women In Space

Impossible! That's what Jeanette Epps thought when her older brother, Michael, suggested she could be an astronaut.<p>The influential Mae Jemison Jet …

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Can Moons Have Their Own Moons?

In the Solar System, we have the central Sun, a great many planets, asteroids, Kuiper belt objects, and moons. While most of the planets have moons, and some of the Kuiper belt objects and even asteroids have natural satellites that orbit them, there are no known “moons of moons” out there. It may …

Astronomy

4 Ways to Stop Obsessing Over Your Limits and Tackle Negative Thinking

We can at times feel overwhelmed by the barriers in front of us. Whether those challenges come from our own faults and oversights, or from the …

4 small things successful people do to see big results

The gap between average people and and the majority of successful people isn’t that significant. While there are some individuals who are born with …

Success

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Republicans' Sweeping Social Security Reforms Could Be Just What the Program Needs

Image source: Getty Images.<p>For many working Americans, Social Security is a program that's probably out of sight and out of mind. For those on the doorstep of retirement or currently retired, Social Security is more likely than not a vital income source that helps them make ends meet.<p>Statistics …

Guitarists Can Sync Their Brains With Other Players, Forming A Giant Hyperbrain

The neuroscience of jamming is a giant mind meld.<p>Guitarists perform a kind of mind-meld when they play together, syncing their brainwaves to the extent that they can anticipate each other’s moves. They also switch off the outside world while playing, leaving them in a tiny universe of them and …

Brainwaves

See Stunning New Images Of Dione, One Of Saturn's Moons

"They are the last we will see of this far-off world for a very long time to come."<p>If this is goodbye, it's one for the ages.<p>Cassini, the unmanned spacecraft sent to observe the Saturn system, made its final close flyby of the moon Dione earlier this month and snapped a few parting shots of the icy …