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This Is How Business Travel Will Slowly Kill You (If You Let It)

<i>Environment and Planning A</i> published a study earlier this month (opens in PDF) on the negative effects that a human can face when traveling …

What do flight attendants most wish you’d stop doing?

Are you a genius? Explain why in 10 words and this CEO will give you a job

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's no denying it -- applying for a new job is stressful. You want to give the best first impression. But how do you do that when the first question asked is: <i>Which of these two is faster  --  Superman or The Flash?</i><p>Not that question two is any less peculiar: <i>If Van Gogh and Mozart would</i> …

Employment

New Theory on Why Men Love Breasts

Why do straight men devote so much headspace to those big, bulbous bags of fat drooping from women's chests? Scientists have never satisfactorily …

Get That Life: How I Became an Astrophysicist

Sara Seager is searching for life on other planets — and she's confident she'll find it.<p><i>Growing up in Toronto, Sara Seager was a curious child but never much cared for math or science — until she had to. During her junior year in high school, Seager realized she'd better start paying attention in</i> …

Snooze Alert: A Sleep Disorder May Be Harming Your Body And Brain

It's time for consumers to wake up to the risks of sleep disorders, scientists say.<p>More than 50 million adults in the U.S. have a disorder such as insomnia, restless leg syndrome or sleep apnea, according to an Institute of Medicine report. And it's now clear that a lack of sleep "not only …

Sleep

Is that person a psychopath? A yawn might help you tell

If you’ve been wondering if that nasty, aggressive coworker is actually a psychopath in disguise, there might be a little clue: Try yawning and see if he or she yawns back.<p>People high in psychopathic personality traits often don’t “catch” the contagious yawn, according to a report published in …

Neurology

The survivor

An old tree, in a forest of old trees, in Colorado.<p>Daniel McVey posted this photo to EarthSky Facebook. He wrote:<p>Stripped of its bark, tortured by …

Astronomy

Future technologies must be designed to free us from our screen addiction

Looking back at technology over the years, it’s funny how quaint the older stuff seems: From simple telephones to basic games, innovation used to focus on functionality, task and purpose.<p>Since then, tech has gone from Space Invaders to literal space invaders, with software eating the world and …

Apple Watch

The 7 Best Exercises for Your IT Band

Runners know all too well that any sort of sharp pain—whether it’s in the shins, knees, or ankles—can put a sudden end to training days. One of the …

Marathons

Manchester United Transfer News: Adnan Januzaj Targeted Amid Gareth Bale Rumours

West Ham United want to take Manchester United starlet Adnan Januzaj on loan for the rest of the campaign, with the young Belgian said to be "willing to move" to find regular first-team football.<p>TalkSport report Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is looking at wide attacking options for his team, and is …

Rangers Have Shocked the Baseball World in Becoming 2015 Wild-Card Threats

It is time to take these guys quite seriously.<p>Most of the numbers say we probably shouldn’t. Their run differential says they should be well under .500. Their offense is not entirely intimidating and could be seen as a liability. Their overall pitching is about the worst in Major League Baseball, …

Vettel blasts Pirelli after 200mph blowout in Belgium

Four-time Formula One world champion went from third to 10th after a penultimate-lap tyre blowout.<p>Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel blasted tyre supplier Pirelli after a high-speed Belgian Grand Prix blowout that he said could have had grave consequences.<p>The German, who finished 12th, was in third place …

Auto Racing

Justin Gatlin defends his mom from the podium stand at worlds

BEIJING -- If you heckle Justin Gatlin's mom, he will respond -- even if he's in the middle of an awards ceremony.<p>Standing on the podium after …

Justin Gatlin

Cris Carter exposed the most neglected problem in the NFL

There’s finally something that should distract us from Deflategate, but it won’t. Nothing, it seems, ever will.<p>We should be trying to figure out how it came to be that a league with revenues of more than $10 billion each year — a gargantuan business able to pay its relatively few employees handsome …

World's First Hydrogen Battery Charges Your iPhone for 7 Days

This could be a smartphone breakthrough.<p>Imagine going a week without recharging your phone. British power technology firm Intelligent Energy has developed the world’s first hydrogen-powered battery that creates its own electricity by combining oxygen and hydrogen together with its own patented …

5 Android Apps for Less Boring Lock Screens

The lock screen is both an essential and redundant feature of the smartphone. On one hand it is essential to keep yourself from accidentally calling …

Why Silicon Valley Is Getting Hammered by the Global Selloff

Last week was a relatively quiet one for tech news. So why, in a week when the S&P 500 suffered its biggest decline in 18 months, were technology …

Stock Markets

Telus says Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will receive Android 5.1 update in September

According to the latest stats from Google, Android 5.0 and 5.1 Lollipop together power 18.1 percent of devices visiting the Google Play Store.<p>While …

Android News

Android Pay coming to US on August 26th, according to McDonald's

It's hard to get super excited about mobile payments, but Android Pay <i>will</i> give a large number of folks a new way to pay for things. A new document from McDonald's unearthed by <i>Android Police</i> shows that the restaurant chain is preparing its employees to accept Android Pay starting on August 26th. …

Do Shareholders Still Get Perks from Companies?

Q: Are there still stocks that give shareholders perks — for instance, discounts to Disney World for Walt Disney stock owners? — Melissa, San …

San Antonio

Selling News Feeds As A Service, Stream Raises $1.75M

Building off the strength of a successful open source project, a new startup that provides newsfeed development and management as a service — Stream — has raised $1.75 million in its first round of funding.<p>The new service is unrelated to the open source project, but both have their roots in what …

startups

5 Extremely Common Traits of True Leaders

While leaders differ from one another as much as anyone, true leaders share several common traits.<p>Experts talk often about the importance of leadership in business and that corporations need strong leaders to grow and prosper. While leaders differ from one another as much as anyone, true visionary …

Leadership

Dow Industrials Tumble 588 Points to 18-Month Low Amid Global Market Selloff

Growth fears spook investors around the world; Dow briefly plummets more than 1,000 points<p>U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping to an 18-month closing low in a tumultuous trading session that saw the blue-chip benchmark briefly plummet more than 1,000 …

Stock Markets

This Is the No. 1 Predictor of Career Success, According to Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.<p>Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and …

Social Gaming

Meet the American Who Went to Iraq to Fight ISIS But Ended Up Taking on Iran

Ryan O'Leary, 28, poses with a weapon in the mountainous region between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan.<br>Jawdat Ahmed—Pacific Press/Diimex.com<p>1 of 10<p>When …

Middle East

Samsung says design "trolls" will lead Supreme Court to reconsider Apple case

Samsung is preparing to challenge a landmark patent ruling over the iPhone to the Supreme Court, saying the case has serious implications for the law …

Obama calls out fossil fuel interests for fighting solar

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday accused fossil fuel interests and other critics of his energy policies of trying to restrict …