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World's first graphene paint launches in the UK

Miracle material graphene – considered the strongest substance known to science – has been used to make eco-friendly paint by manufacturer …

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness …<p>The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the study was a rigorous one, tracking the Facebook habits of more than …

An embarrassingly simple email trick completely changed the way I handle my inbox

I'm good at lots of things, from eating lunch at exactly noon every day, to writing article introductions that make me look cocky, to downloading productivity apps and then quickly abandoning them.<p>You see, I love organization, and timelines, and spreadsheets. So, if I read an article that tells me …

The curious case of MotoGP's missing Americans

<b>(CNN) —</b> MotoGP returns to its Spanish heartland in May, as Jerez prepares to host the fourth race of a tightly contested championship.<p>With Spanish riders occupying 10 of the 23 spaces on starting grid, it will be a homecoming for almost half of the premier-class riders.<p>It will also be a stark …

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Women's News

2 Big Lessons From the Biggest Happiness Study Ever Conducted

Here's what researchers learned after following people for more than 75 years.<p>If you want to study happiness, you first have to define what you mean by the word.<p>There are the momentary pleasures of a great glass of wine, a smile on a child's face, or a soft couch after a long day. But there are …

Free Online Architecture Courses From World-Class Universitites

Thinking of continuing your studies but don't want to start a master's or a doctorate just yet? Around the world, short-term courses taken remotely …

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

Who will win the 2017 Pritzker Prize?

The Pritzker Prize can be conceived as Nobel Prize of architecture and honors individual architect (s) who have a significant impact, knowledge and …

Forget Marijuana Stocks: Buy These 3 Biotech Stocks Instead

Why are investors so excited and intrigued by marijuana stocks? Some want to ride the wave of growing acceptance of cannabis-based products. Others like the momentum. I think, though, that investors can find better risk-versus-reward potential in three biotech stocks: <b>Organovo Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: …

Turn Gmail into a powerful task manager [Deals]

Gmail can be as useful as it is overwhelming, especially when keeping the lid on an overflowing inbox. ActiveInbox creates a new task management dimension within your Gmail dashboard that helps cut through the inbox based on what needs doing. It integrates right into Gmail on browsers and mobile …

Einstein's Theory 'Improved'?

A Chinese astronomer from the University of St Andrews has fine-tuned Einstein's groundbreaking theory of gravity, creating a 'simple' theory which …

What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Making Fractions Stick

Fractions are a notoriously tricky part of elementary math education for many children. Too often teachers struggle to ensure students are grasping …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …

Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

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This classic thought experiment explains the weird decisions we make about spending money

Some years ago, I interviewed the Nobel prize­-winning psychologist and best­selling author Daniel Kahneman. He told me one of his all­-time favorite thought experiments, which is something of a classic in behavioral economics.<p>It involves a woman who has spent $160 on two theatre tickets. She is …

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A productivity technique created 100 years ago will make you never want to multitask again

Everyone wants to get more done in the shortest amount of time possible. Unfortunately, multitasking is limited to a small number of tasks.<p>You can't attend to an urgent phone call while you prepare an equally important report, because both of these tasks require focus. Most people switch between …

Infiniti Takes Recent History's Biggest Step in Engine Design – Feature

From the November 2016 issue<p>For ages, automakers have been searching for a practical means of varying an engine’s compression ratio on the fly. How hard the air—and sometimes the fuel—is squeezed before ignition plays a crucial role in overall efficiency: Compressing the mixture as much as possible …

400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

One of the ways architects and designers have been working around New York City's notoriously cramped living conditions is through the use of smart …

Why India is terrified of the prostitute and the “presstitute”

Shift the vowels slightly and the Sanskrit word for a trader (Vaishya) becomes the Sanskrit word for a prostitute (<i>veshya</i>). The one sold goods and the other sold pleasure to the highest bidder. Neither was loyal. Naturally, feudal authorities despised them both, and turned the word <i>bazaru</i>, or …

Marlon – Connected, Compression Carry-on

<i>Based on user feedback, we have decided to bring down the rating of this product to 3 stars. Issue: Extreme delays in shipping. [Updated Oct. …

The Agony and Ecstasy of India at the Olympics

Not long ago, I discovered that I could own a piece of my childhood trauma if I shelled out sixteen dollars on eBay. The August 22-28, 1976, issue of the <i>Illustrated Weekly of India</i>, which came out just after the Montreal Olympics, bore the following headline: “600 Million Indians—Not One Bronze!” …

A Graphic Novelist Captures the Paradoxes of Living in the “New India”

There’s been talk of a “New India” ever since the country’s economic liberalization took place more than two decades ago. But the term has always meant different things to different people: an India with potentially the world’s largest middle class, a global India with an exploding youth …

5 mental health-boosting supplements that everyone should take

People tend to think of supplements in terms of the physical boost they can provide, not necessarily their mental benefits. But according to holistic …

Wellness

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

5 Ways the Silent Treatment Is Really Damaging (And How to Deal with It)

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the silent treatment. It’s a method of psychological punishment and manipulation we’ve all probably used or experienced …

High Blood Pressure

It Didn't Start with You

A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field.