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This Louisiana tribe is now America's first official climate refugees

The first climate refugees in America speak French, and live on a dwindling sliver of land that is rapidly disappearing into the Gulf of …

Climate Change

These are the best ways to improve your online dating profile, according to science

More than 20% of 25- to 34-year-olds have used online dating, and more than a third of recently married couples in the US met online.<p>Dating online gives you access to a much larger pool of potential romantic partners than meeting people through conventional methods, and it gives you a peek at your …

What you need to know about Hyperloop

Elon Musk has a plan for humanity that covers clean energy, electric cars and spreading out amongst the stars. The billionaire also wants to do away with the tired and slow railways of the past in favor of pushing people around like parcels in a mail tube. That's what Hyperloop is: a series of …

High-speed Rail

13 times Google handled something in the most ... 'Google-y' way possible

Google gave researcher Sanmay Ved $6,006.13, choosing that specific amount because it spells out Google, numerically — "squint a little and you'll see it!" the company said.<p>This kind of quirky antic has become almost par for the course for the search giant, which has long been down for a little …

Codes of Conduct

Stop hurting your engine by idling the car when it's cold out

If you're one of the many drivers who thinks it's important to idle your car — turn it on and let it sit — in these frigid winter months to protect the engine, you've likely fallen victim to a myth that may be doing more harm than good.<p>We spoke with former drag racer Stephen Ciatti— who has a PhD …

The IBM engineer that controlled a 'Star Wars' toy with his mind thinks brain readers could be the next big thing

That programmer was Joshua Carr, a lead engineer at IBM, who happens to have an interest in the internet of things (IoT) — connecting everyday items to the internet.<p>Carr claims that brain readers could be used for a number of other tasks in future if programmers put their minds to it.<p>To move the …

Want to Be Successful? Stop Telling Yourself These 4 Lies | Inc.com

Do you have goals you would like to reach, but just can't seem to get there? Maybe the culprit is the dialog going on in your own head. There are so many things we tell ourselves about whether, when, and why or why not we should try something. We wind up spending so much time and energy on these …

This Is Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

We all know that duration of sleep is critical for mental and physical wellbeing, but it turns out that sleep position may be another important …

Scientists asked 2,799 people from 12 countries to define ‘happiness’ — here’s what they said

Their findings were just published to the journal <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i>.<p>The researchers comprehensively surveyed and queried 2,799 adults living in urban areas of Argentina, Brazil, Croatia, Hungary, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, and the United States about …

Anatomy 101: Understand + Prevent Hamstring Injury

30<p>SHARES<p>Create hamstring strength to prevent strain with yoga poses that develop the muscles and tendons.<p>There’s nothing like a good stretch to ease …

This Quick Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success | Inc.com

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

America used to have thousands of 'spa towns' — here's what happened to them

In fact, the wellness craze has deep roots. Beginning in the middle of the 19th century, the leisure class grew infatuated with a particular type of healthy getaway: the water cure.<p>By the 1850s, a constellation of spa villages had emerged across 20 states. By 1930, the country had over 2,000 hot- …

Ask the Doc: Making the Most of the Lunge

The squat gets all the love but the lunge is another technical movement found in most strength and conditioning programs.

6 Exercises to Improve Running Form

Target your glutes, hips, and arms with these pre- and postrun moves to make running feel easy and effortless.<p>Good running form happens on the roads, of course. But there are simple exercises you can do before and after you run to improve body awareness, strength, and flexibility that will carry …

There's a good reason why the next generation of robots will look like animals

Biomimetics.<p>That's the field dedicated to imitating aspects of nature to better understand, and potentially solve, complex human issues.<p>It's the reason why so many engineers and researchers are creating robot models of animals.<p>Robotic animals can help researchers better understand locomotion, …

STD rates rise dramatically, especially among men

<b>(CNN) —</b> The news in this year's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on sexually transmitted diseases is not good.<p>The number of cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea in the United States increased between 2013 and 2014, after being on the decline for several years. Cases of syphilis, which …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Anonymous Launches 'Biggest Operation' Against ISIS in Response to Paris Attacks

Responding to the Paris attacks, hacker collective Anonymous has declared war against ISIS by launching what they call their “biggest operation” …

Ashton Kutcher launches tech lab to fight child sexual exploitation

Child porn. Live-streaming child abuse. Sextortion.<p>These are some of the most common ways that kids are exploited every day online.<p>Ashton Kutcher learned about the disturbing trend years ago after watching a Dateline special about exploited children in Cambodia. After digging into the issue, he …

Livestreaming

How Elon Musk Topped Even Himself in 2015 | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: Inc. Magazine announced its pick for Company of the Year on Monday, November 23. It's Slack! See which one Inc. readers chose as their favorite company of 2015. Here, we spotlight Elon Musk, one of the contenders for the title in 2015.</i><p>When Elon Musk was named <i>Inc.</i>'s Entrepreneur of …

Here’s What to Pay Attention to When You Start a New Job

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

21 business-etiquette rules every professional should know

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the rules people need to understand to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional social settings.<p>We looked through the book and spoke to Pachter to find the most important tips on how to introduce yourself, …

Forget tattoos: Biohackers are putting LED implants under their skin

Last weekend (Nov. 6-8) in Düsseldorf, a biohacker successfully implanted an electronic device under his forearm; when it comes into contact with a magnet, its five LED lights switch on, to illuminate his skin.<p>That may sound like a lot of pain and a high potential for health risk for such a novel …

Singularity

Egypt detects 'impressive' mystery anomaly in Giza pyramids by using heat scanning

Experts hunting for hidden chambers in the pyramids detect higher temperatures in some stones<p>Two weeks of new thermal scanning in Egypt's Giza pyramids have identified anomalies in the 4,500 year-old burial structures, including a major one in the largest pyramid, the Antiquities Ministry …

Ancient History

Why our biotech future needs design

Meet the biodesigners growing our future products.<p>In 2007, physicist Freeman Dyson predicted in an essay called “Our Biotech Future” that “the domestication of biotechnology will dominate our lives during the next fifty years at least as much as the domestication of computers has dominated our …

The Science Behind Why We Fail To Adapt

Hipsters go to TED for inspiration about what the future will bring, but the world’s greatest physical scientists go to Solvay. It was there in 1927, at the fifth Solvay Conference that Albert Einstein famously said, “God does not play dice with the universe,” to which Niels Bohr retorted, …

Albert Einstein