AJ Hall

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How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

Silkworms were fed graphene to produce 'super silk' and it could be the future of wearables

Graphene just keeps getting better and better. The so-called super material – a one-atom-thick layer of carbon that has proven to be incredibly …

Nanotech

5 Habits of the Most Likable People

Likability brings along some undeniable advantages. Here's how to increase yours.<p>While still children on the playground, we begin learning one of life's most beneficial skills: the ability to play well with others.<p>That trait continues to reap benefits through adulthood. For example, when you make …

Self-improvement

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Can real friendships be made on friendship apps?

Back in the far reaches of 2010, if you wanted to make a friend, you had to seek them out—and often to much effort. This is what Rachel Bertsche did …

Relationships

Manage Your Brain to Meet Deadlines

Nowadays everyone seems to suffer from lack of time. You can find thousands of tips how to manage your time better. But before putting those tips …

Time Management

5 Yoga Poses To Do Tonight That Will Help You Ace Tomorrow

Because a good day starts with a good night 🌚<p>After a busy and stressful day, what should be one of life’s simplest actions can often feel like the most difficult: falling asleep. If your thoughts are racing and your body is tense, getting high-quality, restorative sleep may seem impossible.<p>Enter …

7 Inspirational Rules For Achieving Your Life Goals

Is your house full of clutter?<p>Are you looking for some help to finally get things under control?<p>Decluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all …

Minimalism

7 Quotes to Stop You from Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

<i>Letting go of control… and being OK with it.</i>That is one of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis, myself included.Because …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

Motivation

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

Self-improvement

MIT exploited heat to make the most efficient solar cell yet

Sorry, University of New South Wales: Your efforts at shattering the efficiency record for solar cells earlier this month have been, ahem, <i>eclipsed</i>. A group of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a way to possibly break the maximum efficiency of a solar cell, the …

Using CRISPR to Learn How a Body Builds Itself

The popular gene-editing technique can deliver a step-by-step account of how a single-cell embryo becomes a trillion-cell animal.<p>Like every other animal, the nematode worm <i>C. elegans</i> begins life as a single fertilized cell. This divides into two, and then four, and then eight. By the time the worm …

FDA approves first drug-oozing implant to control addiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and …

Get a Dancer's Booty with These 12 Barre-Inspired Exercises

You'll want to twerk all day long.<p>Wanna get fit enough to bust a move on stage with Beyoncé? No problem. These 12 dance-inspired exercises will tone your backside for prime twerking potential. It's all about the tiny movements with these toners demonstrated by Nina Marchione, Program Director of …

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

When it comes to relationships, romance often grabs the spotlight. A simple glance in the self-help aisle of any bookstore reveals a thousand ways to …

Relationships

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Self-improvement

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

Self-improvement

Story of cities #future: what will our growing megacities really look like?

Will we live in buildings made out of waste, heavily surveilled smart cities, or maybe floating communities designed to cope with rising sea levels?<p>Amid the much-mythologised graffiti that appeared around Sorbonne University during the French civil unrest in May 1968, one line still stands out as …

Smart Cities

Become a Health and Happiness Addict

The brain uses complex patterns of nerve cell firings and chemical releases to represent sensory experiences, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs, …

Neuroscience

The Complete Travel Photography Gear Guide -The Planet D

It's the questions we get on a regular basis. What is the best travel camera? What type of camera do you use? Do you use a tripod? What's in your …

Cameras

Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The two Swiss pilots taking turns to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world said Sunday the endeavor is not only a demonstration of the importance of renewable energy but also of the many challenges the human body can endure.<p>Pilot Bertrand Piccard completed a …

Solar Impulse

Physicists Squeeze Water Molecules Into an Entirely New State

Beyond solids, liquids, and gases.<p>Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It is a peculiar, and like exceedingly common, "other" state that water molecules are forced to exist …

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

Which languages are most widely spoken?

English is the most widely spoken language worldwide, with 1.5 billion speakers. As we become increasingly connected, English has assumed a position …

Language

MiniBrew Is the World's Simplest Beer Brewing Machine

Game-changer.<p>Beer brewing is a pretty lengthy task that requires prior knowledge about chemistry and the ingredients themselves, something that many of us are too lazy to learn about. The founders of MiniBrew hope to change that with this new product, so that beer fans around the world can conjure …

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