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How Simple Hydrogen Could Solve Renewable Energy's Biggest Problem

A promising technology that injects hydrogen into existing gas pipelines could be the key to stabilizing renewable energy generation.<p>One of the biggest problems with renewable energy is the way supply and demand can fluctuate wildly. If the wind stops blowing or the sun goes down, renewable energy …

Erdogan: Turkey to keep pushing Kurds out of Syria's north

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his military "won't stop" trying to oust Syrian Kurdish fighters from northern Syria, as he met with the leaders of Russia and Iran for talks on trying to resolve the conflict.<p>The three countries, which have teamed up …

Middle East

Attack At American University Of Afghanistan In Kabul Kills 7 Students

<b>Updated 10:30 a.m. ET on Aug. 25.</b><p>A violent attack at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 13 people, including 7 students and one professor, officials say.<p>A press release from the Afghan president's office says five security personnel — two security guards …

Extremism

They Work Like Magic: Top Daily Rituals To Get What You Want And Elevate Your Spirit

As a teacher of personal growth, I am often asked about my favorite daily practices to stay on track towards my intentions and in alignment with the person I want to be in the world. I love this question because the fact of the matter is that manifesting your desires and living each day with an …

Meditation

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

People are toxic to be around when they believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about …

Narcissism

10 Proven Habits of Happy People | Inc.com

If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst of circumstances; others are unhappy despite …

Happiness

Bacteria 'windfarms' could be used to power tiny machines

Tiny man-made machines could be powered by the movement of bacteria, a group of researchers has said.<p>The natural movement of bacteria and the chaotic …

Oxford University

Neuroscientists say multitasking literally drains the energy reserves of your brain

Does your morning routine consist of checking emails, browsing Facebook, downing coffee, heading to the train while Googling one last idea, checking notifications, more coffee, and going through your work email? The myriad activities crammed into your morning, and the constant switching between …

Time Management

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

A relationship expert shares the trick to getting your way in any situation

The key to winning an argument is to not start one at all.<p>In 2004, amidst George Bush and John Kerry's heated US presidential election campaign, an Emory University professor of psychology and psychiatry named Drew Westen took MRI pictures of people's brains as they watched video footage of their …

Startups

Gene-Editing Tool Approved For Use in Humans

Brace yourself for <i>GATTACA</i> comparisons. A powerful gene-editing tool that could pave the way for genetic engineering has been approved for use in …

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

New Jersey

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Proving that science and religion can, in fact, overlap, University of British Columbia researcher Evan Thompson has confirmed the Buddhist teaching …

Consciousness

5 Ways That One Minute of Meditation Could Change Your Life

Seriously, meditating for one minute today could change your life. Here's how:<p><b>1. Hear Your Intuition</b><p>You wake up in the morning and you feel grumpy but instead of doing a grumpy day, you decide to try something new. You meditate for one minute and have an intuition that it's a good idea to go the …

Meditation

In race to improve batteries, nanotechnology provides hope

PRAGUE (AP) — In the global race to create more efficient and long-lasting batteries, some are betting on nanotechnology — the use of minuscule parts — as the most likely to yield a breakthrough.<p>Improving batteries' performance is key to the development and success of many much-hyped technologies, …

Clean Energy

11 Powerful Tips to Keep Your Spirits Bright

<i>Image Licensed From Shutterstock</i><p>It is easy to keep your spirits bright when life is going along smoothly and good news seems to turn up at every turn. It is an entirely different picture when life goes off course or bad news obstructs our path.<p>Life is kind of like that. Bumps and obstacles are cast …

Happiness

Gratitude: yes please or no thanks?

I’ve long espoused the benefits of gratitude. But critics have a point<p>Recently, the social critic Barbara Ehrenreich wrote an essay criticising the fashionable notion of gratitude as a path to happiness. This prompted an amusing spectacle: the proponents of gratitude attempted to demolish her …

Gratitude

Happiest Man in the World: Stop Trying to be Happy

In his new book, Altruism, a scientist turned Buddhist monk argues that we’re all hardwired to be altruistic—and that’s the secret to true bliss.<p>Type …

Top 10 Lazy Yet Smart Ways to Spring Clean Your Home

It’s spring cleaning time. Even if you have the urge to clean your home from top to bottom, perhaps your natural laziness is keeping you from getting …

The 4 Most Important Things to Say to the People You Love

Forgiveness is a fundamental concept in most religions, but it does not get much attention in modern discussions of manners, morals, ethics or parenting.<p>According to Christine Carter, Kids in the House Sociologist and Happiness Expert, forgiveness is one of the most important factors in long-term, …

10 Truths That Will Lead to Everlasting Happiness

Every day we are inundated with suggestions and ideas for how we can ensure a happy and healthy lifestyle. Coincidently, at almost every panel I participate in I'm asked the question, "As a busy CEO of a growing startup, how do I still manage to find time for my family and friends?" Randi …

Happiness

Wake Up from the Trance of Unworthiness

For many people, living with deeply ingrained feelings of unworthiness has become the norm. The veils of unworthiness--which often include guilt, shame, remorse, anguish, and resentment--can be so dense that we feel like we're sleepwalking through life.<p>Feeling unworthy is behavior based. We have …

Mindfulness

Kevin Harrington's Million Dollar Per Week Time Management Advice

How do self-made multimillionaires think about time?<p>If you’re like most people who want to improve their time management, you’re always on the lookout for a list of tips, tools and systems that will increase your productivity and add hours to your week. But if you’re like me, you’ve found the vast …

Success

Japan begins work on 'world's largest' floating solar farm

Electronics firm builds floating solar farm on a reservoir due to a scarcity of land for utility-scale solar in Japan<p>The Japanese electronics multinational Kyocera has begun work on what it says will be the world’s biggest floating solar farm.<p>The power plant is being built on a reservoir in Japan’s …

Renewable Energy

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Happiness

These Adorable Videos Are Scientifically Proven To Make You Happy

Some professional advice: Stop what you're doing and watch a cat video. It's good for you.<p>Taking a break with the likes of Lil Bub can make you feel more energetic, less anxious and a little happier than you felt before the video, according to a real scientific study published in the journal …

Happiness

How I Totally Changed My Life to Finally Get Organized

I figured out it wasn't just about the stuff — it was also about me.<p><i>We love the little hacks and tweaks that can make your home tidier, but the truth is that big change in the way you organize requires ... well, a big change in the way you live. We teamed up with organizing coach Maeve Richmond to</i> …

Why a VR Game About Flirting Is as Scary as a Horror Game

On the surface, the two PlayStation VR games on display at Sony's Tokyo Game Show booth couldn't be any more different. One is a horror scenario that …