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Here's How Studying Physics Has Helped Elon Musk Find Insights Everybody Else Misses

"It was an unusual combination," he told Physics World in 2007, "and I enjoyed the physics more. I'm not sure I would study business again if I could replay things."<p>The interest in physics was long in the making for Musk. He's said that he grew up in a "technical" household in South Africa, thanks …

Study Skills

Sneaky Leatherman multitool disguises itself as a bracelet

There's a certain sense of readiness and satisfaction that comes from carrying a multitool. It doesn't matter if the world throws an Amazon box, a beer bottle or a loose screw at you. You're ready. You can take it on with the help of your trusty gadget. But multitools aren't welcomed everywhere and …

Asteroid 1,800 feet across to whip past Earth on Monday, approaching within 745,000 miles

An asteroid up to 1,800 feet across is headed Earth's way. But don't worry: It will miss us by 745,000 miles, about three times the distance between Earth and the moon.<p>Still, that's close for such a large rock.<p>NASA scientists say asteroid 2004 BL86 will come closest Monday. That will be the nearest …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

In an up year for stocks, many individual investors lost out

Last year was a good one for the market. But for many investors, it was far less than great.<p>According to a study from SigFig.com, which makes a …

This 24-year-old high school dropout is tackling a problem every startup hates

Jessica Mah, the founder and CEO of Indinero, was only 11 years old when she started her first business. Having learned how to code in fifth grade, Mah built websites for people and got paid a few thousand dollars a month.<p>That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

Another flying car prototype is ready to take off

Since the 20s, inventors have been promising flying cars as part of humanity's glorious future, only to back off once they start grappling with issues like fuel efficiency and safety standards. But along the way, they've produced some remarkable prototypes, getting slightly more plausible every …

13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

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South Sudan: Women propose sex strike for peace

<b>Female peace activists in South Sudan have proposed a nationwide sex strike to end the country's civil war.</b><p>The activists want women to support the strike in the hope that it encourages men to seek a peaceful settlement to the conflict, the Sudan Tribune reports. The idea came about at a meeting of …

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

Why I'm Going All-In On Customer Service

You don’t need to know who Michael Porter is to know that if you want to stay in business you need to offer something your competitors don’t. Porter might put it in different terms, perhaps saying that continuous positive differentiation leads to sustainable competitive advantage, but regardless of …

Opinion: This is the chart that stock bulls don’t want you to see

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — At some point in the next five years, the U.S. stock market is likely to be more than 30% lower than where it …

Stock Markets

10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do

You’ve had your smartphone for a while, but let’s face it: You’ve never read the manual. You take great pride that you know how to use it, and then it happens: You see someone do something extraordinary with his or her phone that you did not know was even possible.<p>Friends don’t let friends have …

How Being a Good Manager Can Make You a Bad Innovator

What does good management look like? We teach what we think are good management principles in literally thousands of business schools around the world. Yet Scott Cook, founder and leader of Intuit told us, “When MBAs come to us we have to fundamentally retrain them—nothing they learned will help …

7 Life Lessons I Learned From Professional Fighting | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

1000 x punches, 1000 x kicks, 500 x knees, 500 x elbows.<p>For 6 days a week, 7 hours each day, that was life.<p>It’s called Muay Thai—the art of …