Tyler Hicks

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40% of Worker Ants Are Actually Lazy Slackers, But They Have Their Reasons

The sweet life.<p>Spend any amount of time gazing at an ant's nest (hey, what you do with your time is your business) and it's clear that the whirling …

Gregory Berns Knows What Your Dog Is Thinking (It’s Sweet)

Dr. Gregory Berns, 53, a neuroscientist at Emory University in Atlanta, spends his days scanning the brains of dogs, trying to figure out what they’re thinking. The research is detailed in a new book, “What It’s Like to Be a Dog.”<p>Among the findings: Your dog may really love you for you — not for …

Pets

12,000 tons of food waste saved this forest — and could help us save the planet

Orange Peels, Green Forests<p>Twenty years ago, orange juice producer Del Oro discarded 12,000 metric tons of orange peels and pulp onto a portion of a …

The idea of creating a new universe in the lab is no joke

Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

There’s a new way to produce hydrogen fuel by just using light and fats

Really Clean<p>Perhaps among all clean energy alternatives, nothing can be as clean as hydrogen. Burning hydrogen in fuel cells produces only water as a …

In 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned one huge factor of success has nothing to do with money

In my Rich Habits Study, where I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals (177 of which were self-made millionaires) with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets, I found:<p>As it turns out, the rich in my study were on to something big. According to a Columbia University …

Self-improvement

This breakthrough could help scientists see exactly how depression, Alzheimer's, and autism transform our brains

There are approximately 86 billion neurons in a human brain, one of the most intricate known structures in the universe. These brain cells all communicate constantly with each other using perhaps 100 trillion synapses, the messaging points between brain cells where signals can pass from one neuron …

Neuroscience

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

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 since …

Learning