Tess Carella

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NASA: Megadrought Lasting Decades Is 99% Certain in American Southwest

A study released in Science Advances Wednesday finds strong evidence for severe, long-term droughts afflicting the American Southwest, driven by …

7 tips to acing your time in college

Going back generations, many college students have decided that the best time to begin a project is “later.”<p>But if you’re entering or returning to …

10 books you absolutely need to read before they come out in theaters

Hey, book lovers! (That’s all of us, right?)<p>There’s nothing quite like seeing one of our favorite reads hit the big screen. We’re still recovering …

When engineers become managers: How to be a great technical leader

Technical managers are often promoted to their positions of leadership by rising through the ranks – more so than most other disciplines. This is a practical move considering that business decisions today increasingly hinge on the nuanced details of underlying technology. Technology leaders need to …

Six Questions Parents Need to Ask Before Their Daughter Starts College

Sending a college freshman off is never easy. But for parents who are moving their daughters in for the first time, there's a unique set of fears and challenges.<p>Young women today are at risk for a myriad of health and social problems, from higher levels of anxiety to increased reports of sexual …

College & University

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10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted …

Productivity

12 inspiring quotes from Marcus Aurelius, Albert Einstein, Dale Carnegie, and other influential figures

I'm sharing a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life.<p>I hope they bring similar success to your life.

Why Portugal vs. France for Euro 2016 title will be a final for the ages

What a strange edition of the Euro it’s been.<p>It’s been weird. Like, 2002 World Cup weird. Euro 2004 weird, even.<p>Remember all that?<p>South Korea and …

Watly: The computer that provides clean water, energy, internet access

<b>(CNN) —</b> Touted by its creators as the "world's largest solar-powered computer," it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.<p>The Watly machine, created by an Italian-Spanish start-up of the same name, resembles a futuristic space capsule. But its mission is to provide …

Mobile Devices

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p>(Want to skip to the quiz? …

Researcher Demonstrates How to Suck Carbon from the Air, Make Stuff from It - MIT Technology Review

A new method for taking carbon dioxide directly from the air and converting it to oxygen and nanoscale fibers made of carbon could lead to an …