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The Ultimate LinkedIn Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Did you know that only 51% of LinkedIn users have complete profiles, yet profile completeness is the first priority in how the LinkedIn search …

9 Ways Feng Shui Can Transform Your Bedroom

"Feng Shui Detective" Catherine Brophy shares her dos and don'ts for stress-free sleeping quarters.<p>Despite your best efforts to make your bedroom a serenity sanctuary, life often gets in the way. It's easy to let decorating goals slip away and just accept your room the way it is, but if you're …

Yoga is the key to relieving long-term back pain, new study suggests

With its catalogue of headstands and one-legged contortions, it might be thought yoga was best left only to those in peak physical condition.<p>New research from the US, however, suggests the group of people who could most benefit from adopting the lotus position while locating their spiritual core …

Yoga

Mars lander smashed into ground at 540km/h after misjudging its altitude

Schiaparelli thought it had landed on Mars when in fact it was still 3.7km above the surface, says European Space Agency<p>A tiny lander that crashed on Mars last month flew into the red planet at 540km/h (335mph) instead of gently gliding to a stop, after a computer misjudged its altitude, the …

Space

Ask Ethan: What If Gravity Isn't Really Fundamental?

Ever since Newton first put forth his theory of universal gravitation, it’s been accepted that the same forces governing gravitation here on Earth also govern motion and formation of the planets, stars, galaxies and even larger-scale structures in the Universe. As our scientific understanding …

Physics

Announcing the winners of USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 Winners<p><i>Sunrise light illuminates Mount Rainier as it rises above low clouds, seen from high above Tipsoo</i> …

​Apple just handed Microsoft the keys to the kingdom

Commentary: CNET's Sean Hollister was ready to buy a MacBook Pro. Now, he's one of many professionals who might pick -- or stick with -- Windows.<p>"We are the company that stands for the builders, the makers, the creators." Sounds like a thing Apple might say, no? But those are the words of Microsoft …

Apple

18 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this November

It’s November, which means it’s getting colder outside: the perfect excuse to curl up with a good book. Fortunately, there’s a whole pile of new books coming out this month for you to check out and add to your to-read list.<p>Here's what you should load up your bookshelves with this November:<p>November …

2 Rarely Used Ingredients That Practically Guarantee Success

And Motivation Isn't One Of Them<p>I am often asked to come and speak or give seminars on Motivation at companies and Leadership Conferences, and the HR departments calling me are always a little bit stunned when I say "No!"<p>After a moment's silence, they say, "<i>But you're a leadership expert: you</i> …

Germany is building the world’s first wind turbines with built-in hydroelectric batteries

Wind blows. Water falls. But for the first time, one is now powering the other. Engineers in Germany are storing water for hydroelectricity inside wind turbines allowing the towers act like massive batteries once the wind stops blowing. It’s the first major example of the two technologies being …

Hydroelectric Power

Read: a list of 33 books to help you understand America

Happy Halloween weekend! Before you break out the candy, costumes, and scary movies, you might appreciate some reading material. Here is the best writing about books and related subjects on the web for the week of October 24, 2016.<p>The New York Times has a reasonable if somewhat arbitrarily chosen …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Wikileaks Reveals Late Astronaut Ed Mitchell's Dedication to Aliens

The sixth man to walk on the moon believed that aliens will bring us a breakthrough in global energy, but only if the world puts down arms. In …

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

Parenting is a heck of a lot more complicated than it used to be. For one, raising a child in a hyper-connected world raises a lot of questions about …

Pediatrics

Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

Street Photography

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Writing

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Diabetes: 10 Foods To Lower Your Sugar Level ASAP

Diabetes: 10 Foods To Lower Your Sugar Level ASAP<p>Eating the right and healthy foods can help control your blood sugar and prevent diabetes …

The 8 Morning Secrets of Successful People (Infographic)

Want to start your day like Richard Branson?<p><i>Rise and shine.</i> Don’t hit that snooze button!<p>How you wake up can often dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s important to approach every day with a strong and optimistic routine.<p>How do you think the most successful people in the world …

Apparently, There Are 5 Stages Of Love, But Most People Can’t Get Past The 3rd Lose Out On Love

In today's fast-paced lives, relationships aren't known for their longevity. Frustration and dissatisfaction spawn like weeds in people, others churn …

What Your Kids Most Need to Hear You Talk About (But You Never Do)

Research shows that parents are ignoring teenagers' reality when it comes to talks about online safety.<p>Every parent wants his or her children to be safe. We teach our children not to play with matches and not to get into cars with strangers offering candy. But, when it comes to teenagers and online …

The Comedy Wildlife Photography awards - in pictures

A selection from the shortlist of 40, with images from around the world including a forgetful meerkat, a waving hare and a frog with a smile

Wildlife

Here's How Quantum Computing Will Change The World

When the world’s first digital computer was completed in 1946 it opened up new vast new worlds of possibility. Still, early computers were only used for limited applications because they could only be programmed in machine code. It took so long to set up problems that they were only practical for …

Quantum Computing

Study challenges widely held view about children's moral judgement - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) argues that children’s ability to make moral judgements has often been substantially …

Why Are Young Men So Scared of Cunnilingus?

We asked an expert, and a few people in their early 20s, whether they think there's truth to the theory that men expect oral sex without wanting to lick back.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Ten years ago, a bunch of researchers exploring condom use in the UK stumbled across something …

17 Brain-Shattering Optical Illusions

Hold onto your screens.

Digital Art

LitMag: $1,000 for Short Stories & $250 for Poetry

LitMag, a new magazine of creative writing, is currently seeking submissions of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. They pay $1,000 for fiction and …

Creative Writing

Five technologies for the next ten years

Over the next decade, mobile, the Internet of Things, machine learning, robotics, and blockchain technologies will change a great deal about how the …