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Science Explains Why Having Zero Time Is Making You Miserable | Inc.com

Do you know someone who wears their busyness like a badge of honor? They humbly brag, "I am just so busy!" to anyone who asks. Every hour is spoken for with meetings and minutiae. And they always look a bit frazzled.<p>Being busy may seem like a minor problem to have. But a study done by Stanford …

Time Management

15-Minute Abs Workout: The Six Pack Shimmy | Men's Health

(For a workout program that will reveal your abs, try the <i>Men's Health</i> 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks.)<p>Directions: Do the following movements as a circuit, performing each one for 50 seconds. Rest 10 seconds between each move. That’s 1 round. Do 3 total rounds.<p>1. …

How Your Smartphone is Ruining Your Relationship

Nothing kills romance faster than pulling out a smartphone, and now, research confirms it. Being attached to your phone seems to sabotage your …

Mobile

Did Earth’s magnetic field collapse for 2 hours on April 23?

No, Earth’s magnetic field did not collapse for 2 hours on April 23. The erroneous story, which is still spreading, originated with a glitch in a …

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

The Wake-Up Call That Transformed Neuroscientist Richard Davidson's Life

Richard Davidson had been studying the brain for more than a decade when he was asked a question that quite literally changed his life.<p>"Why have you been using the tools of modern neuroscience just to study anxiety and stress and fear and depression?" Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, asked the …

America's Youngest Workers May Be the Least Stable Generation On Record

College graduation is just around the corner, and many companies are gearing up to hire a fresh crop of future leaders in the coming months.<p>But when …

Mental Health

Wood-And-Glue Skyscrapers Are On The Rise

And they could help fight climate change<p>Thanks to advances in wood construction, the next generation of skyscraper might be made of spruce, not steel. Architects are designing wood buildings that ditch concrete and metal in favor of a more environmentally friendly material—one that could help fight …

The $100 Million Hunt for Alien Life

A Russian billionaire and his renegade scientists are launching the most advanced search for extraterrestrials in history<p>If its first quarter is …

7 Powerful Beliefs That Lead to Monumental Success | Inc.com

We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, that voice will dictate the beliefs you hold about yourself.<p>With these seven powerful beliefs, you …

Motivation

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

Where we're going we don't need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lenses

The company looks to pack cameras, movement sensors, a transmitter and a display unit into contact lenses for an augmented reality experience.<p>With Gear VR, Samsung was one of the first companies to get its foot in the virtual reality door. Now, it looks like the South Korean electronics giant is …

Augmented Reality

Daily fresh fruit lowers heart death risk as much as statins

Eating a piece of fruit each day significantly lowers the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke - an effect size as large as taking a statin, Oxford University has found.<p>In the largest study of its kind, researchers looked at the dietary habits of half a million middle-aged people in China to …

A clinical psychologist shares 7 tips for becoming more mindful

While the benefits of mindfulness have been well-documented for decades, learning to be mindful is paramount for everyone in today's quick-paced, multi-tasking, over-scheduled society — for #WomenWhoWork, it's especially key.<p>Mindfulness is defined as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our …

Mindfulness

Gut bacteria regulate nerve fibre insulation

Research suggests that gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function, offering new ways to treat multiple sclerosis and psychiatric conditions<p>Far from being silent partners that merely help to digest food, the bacteria in your gut may also be exerting subtle influences on your …

Neuroscience

9 physics concepts every time travel enthusiast should master

Ask a child how to travel through time and you'll get a simple answer: Use a time machine.<p>Ask a physicist, and suddenly you'll start hearing …

What will destroy us first: Superbabies or AI?

At Silicon Valley’s inaugural Comic Con, we gave a talk called “Superbabies vs. AI.” Astro, who is captain of moonshots at Alphabet’s X division, argued that genetically engineered babies are going to destroy civilization as we know it. He sees the horror of eugenics, X-Men, and a planet entirely …

Singularity

This Is Why China’s Domestic Consumption Is So Low

The domestic consumption of China’s 1.3 billion people is less than that of the 300 million people in the United States. China has one billion more …

China

How the Brussels attack could backfire on ISIS

ISIS leaders are gloating about their success against their Western enemies, claiming that they hit Belgium because of its participation in the anti-Islamic State military coalition (though the ease of attacking in Belgium, given its dysfunctional security services and large jihadi presence, …

Terrorism

These are the 5 biggest risks to a breakup of the European Union

It is simply not possible to maintain economic unity and a single monetary policy among a collection of states, each of which sets its own fiscal policies.<p>Europe's sovereign-debt crisis was the first sign that something was structurally wrong. Germany spent years loaning euros to poorer eurozone …

Europe

3 Shortcuts to Success Every High Achiever Uses (That You Don’t)

Yes, there is a shortcut to success, and it’s not working harder — it’s working smarter.<p>The other day, someone commented on a Facebook post of mine …

Scientists fly glacial ice to south pole to unlock secrets of global warming

High on Mont Blanc, huge ice cores are being extracted to help researchers study the alarming rate of glacial melt<p>In a few weeks, researchers will begin work on a remarkable scientific project. They will drill deep into the Col du Dôme glacier on Mont Blanc and remove a 130 metre core of ice. Then …

Global Warming

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.<p>While traveling in Western Samoa many years ago, I met a young Harvard University graduate student researching ants. He invited me on a hike into the jungles to assist with …

Singularity

Meditation Has Become A Billion-Dollar Business

From Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio and Salesforce’s (crm) Marc Benioff to Goldman Sachs (gs) traders and Google (goog) programmers, Big Business loves …

Meditation

More High Tech Professionals Are Thinking Low Tech

<i>This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet,</i> Fortune’s <i>daily tech newsletter.</i><p>I thought about starting the busy week ahead by reflecting on how the …

Meditation

Palestinian-American IS fighter surrenders to Iraqi Kurds

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A 26-year-old man fighting with the Islamic State group gave himself up to Iraqi Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday and when asked, said he is a Palestinian from the United States.<p>His driving license, posted on social media, had Alexandria, Virginia, as his home address …

Middle East

Hundreds of refugees make defiant journey on foot into Macedonia

Men, women and children wade through river to cross Greek-Macedonian border, but security officials force crowds to stop<p>More than 2,000 asylum seekers have walked en masse into Macedonia in defiance of European attempts to seal the continent’s southern borders to people fleeing war and poverty in …

Northern Europe

9 signs you're not sleeping well, and how it's affecting your work success

If so, you're probably not sleeping well — or you may be suffering from insomnia, a symptom of stress, anxiety, or depression, among other things, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).<p>An NSF poll found that 48% of Americans report insomnia occasionally, while 22% experience it every or …

Sleep

Take a peek inside Nevada's new solar farm that generates power 24/7 with molten salt

The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project covers 1,670 acres of Nevada desert. When it officially opened in February this year, the massive plant was …

Renewable Energy