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Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

Time Management

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Microbiology

Twitter, Facebook and more demand sweeping changes to US surveillance

AOL, Yahoo, Microsoft, Google, Apple and LinkedIn to call for reforms to restore the public's trust in the internet<p>The world's leading technology companies have united to demand sweeping changes to US surveillance laws, urging an international ban on bulk collection of data to help preserve the …

Gay marriage challenge: like Doctor Who written by the Westboro Baptist church

It takes a determined kind of time-travelling annulment fetishist to fight to undo the same-sex marriages that have already occurred in the Australian Capital Territory<p>This week could see some of the shortest-lived Australian mandated unions since Kim Kardashian's first marriage. Over the next few …

Working with Type in Photoshop

In this post I'm going to show you some of the tools that I use in my workflow when working with type in Photoshop.<p>Anti-Aliasing<p>The elephant in the …

Tutorials

Accidental discovery dramatically improves electrical conductivity

Quite by accident, Washington State University researchers have achieved a 400-fold increase in the electrical conductivity of a crystal simply by …

Google: Project Loon balloons will circumnavigate the globe 3 times

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google’s(s goog) floating network in sky — Project Loon — won’t just be mobile, following the stratospheric wind …

Stephen Hawking On The Future Of CERN

Plus some cheesy jokes from one of the world's most famous living physicists<p>That Stephen Hawking, always looking for trouble. In a speech at the London Science Museum, the physicist said "physics would be far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find evidence of the Higgs boson. Of …

The Olympic Torch in Space

An Olympic torch for the Sochi games was launched aboard a Soyuz rocket Wednesday in Kazakhstan, on its way to the International Space Station. Also …

This Stunning "Breaking Bad" Artwork Will Make You Miss It All Over Again

Digital artist Isabella Morawetz has captured some of the most emotionally intense moments from the show. You can find more of her prints here.

My Art Forced Me to Follow My Fear

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>Following your passion sounds like a no-brainer, but it is a path that is frequently full of intense fear and major risks. Fear is common for many artists, and is frequently a primary hurdle in the creative process. As an art student, I was so …

TED Talks

Deep Dive: What Physics Can Teach You About Marketing | Inc.com

I came to my career in marketing by way of a degree in Physics. In college, I spent my summers researching fusion at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, and came “this close” to accepting a role in a PhD program at MIT. Instead, I decided to explore a role in “business” (my first job was in …

Physics

How to Reach Every Business Goal--Even If the Economy Is in the Gutter | Inc.com

Up? Down? Growing? Stagnate? We've all learned by now that predicting economic growth is, for the present, a mug's game.<p>How then, as a business leader or manager, can you set attainable, realistic goals in an up/down, who-knows-what's-next market--without demoralizing your team by setting them up …

Goal Setting

Why India's Mars Mission Is So Much Cheaper Than NASA's

Former NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin pioneered a "faster, better, cheaper" approach to America's space program, but he would have been hard-pressed to deliver a Mars mission for the bargain-basement price of India's first probe to the red planet, which blasted off Tuesday.<p>"India's Mars mission, …

Old drugs, new tricks: ADHD medicine could help with binge-eating

The body is a complex and mysterious machine. This is not lost on pharmaceutical firms, which sometimes stumble onto winning drugs when the unanticipated side-effects of a new medicine prove more useful—or lucrative—than its original aim.<p>Today British pharma group Shire announced promising results …

Biotechnology

Watch A Drone Make A Masterpiece Of The New York Public Library

A unique look inside NYPL’s architecture using ultralight, flying technology<p>The New York Public Library is a stunning piece of architecture. Its Rose Reading Room has 51-foot ceilings and measures the length of a football field (that’s more than a Manhattan block), yet it has no columns, making it …

Drones

Driverless cars to run in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes will see 20 trial pods come to its streets by 2015 and expects to see 100 driverless pods by 2017<p>A £1.5 million project to bring 20 driverless cars to Milton Keynes could be operational by 2015.<p>The Government scheme, which will be announced today, will see a batch of autonomous pods …

Rjukan sun: the Norwegian town that does it with mirrors

Last week for the first time ever, the winter sun shone on the Norwegian town of Rjukan. Jon Henley meets the inhabitants whose lives have been transformed – and the man who brought them sunshine<p>On the market square in Rjukan stands a statue of the town's founder, a noted Norwegian engineer and …

Second Opinion - Thor: The Dark World (2013)

<b>Thor: The Dark World</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by Alan Taylor.<br>Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, …

Movie Review - Utopia (2013)

<b>Utopia</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by John Pilger & Alan Lowery.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>Australia’s past is explored by one of its most famous – and outspoken – sons. John …

Doctor Who docudrama An Adventure in Space and Time air date confirmed

It’s a big month for <b>Doctor Who</b> fans, with the show’s 50th Anniversary Special ‘The Day of the Doctor’ set to air on November 23rd, and now the BBC …

Comic Book Review - Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #10

<i>Villordsutch reviews Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #10…</i><p><i>“Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! Brilliant! The Tenth</i> …

First official image and plot details for Sherlock series 3

The BBC has today released the first official image from the eagerly-awaited third series of <b>Sherlock</b> featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

Swimming Pools

Escaping the Recession by Boat

ANCHORED IN AN AQUA LAGOON, surrounded by a necklace of thin coral beach, the 32-foot cutter Saltbreaker has a tight below-decks cabin that smells like mildew, body odor, and, just now, a strip-mall dollar store. The space is a catastrophe of new T-shirts, cheap baseball hats, sunglasses, ballpoint …

Sailing

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag and the terrible beauty of naval warfare

One spring day I stood on Portsmouth Dockyards in England, regarding HMS Victory with undisguised rapture.<p>That ship is one of the most beautiful objects ever crafted by mankind. Even leaving aside the romantic bias inherited by my Englishness, she is a thing of heart-stopping loveliness, just as …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Brings Lessons From Space Down To Earth

While floating weightless in the International Space Station last spring, Commander Chris Hadfield recorded his own version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" — a video that's now been viewed more than 18 million times on YouTube. But when he wasn't busy being an Internet phenomenon, the Canadian …