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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

11 Small Things You Can Do In A Marriage That Make A Big Difference

It's the little things.<p>Marriages are often thought of and celebrated in milestones -- weddings, babies and new houses, to name a few. But it's really the small, everyday moments of love, support and kindness between two people that define a lasting partnership.<p>We recently asked HuffPost readers to …

Hidden in Einstein's Math: Faster-than-Light Travel?

Although Einstein's theories suggest nothing can move faster than the speed of light, two scientists have extended his equations to show what would …

Physics

Tesla is in the middle of a huge debate about the future of driving

On one side is Morgan Stanley's lead auto analyst, Adam Jonas, who last week revisited his futuristic theory that individual ownership of cars is going away and that the "potential end of human driving" could be coming.<p>On the other side is an unlikely team of insurance analysts at Citi led by Todd …

Carsharing

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

13-Year-Old Rips Donald A New One In A Song She Wrote Called 'Dear Mr. Trump'

Molly Bergman, a 13-year-old singer-songwriter from California, has penned a political ode to Donald Trump -- and she doesn't pull any punches.<p>Her …

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Self-improvement

Why this IBM engineer tells high school girls that straight A's don't matter

I recently talked to a group of Girls Who Code high school students, who were participating in a summer immersion program in New York that equips …

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This Map Visualizes Every Nuclear Detonation on Earth

The visualization counts 2153 detonations to date.<p>The nuclear bomb is a weapon of mass destruction that's infamous for decimating Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. It has caused many a scientist to question their contributions to science, and it's just had its 70th anniversary.<p>Yet …

How to Make Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Need a healthy meal in a hurry? Forget Burger King and Chipotle. Protein shakes may be the fastest food of all.<p>There’s little to no prep work, no …

Nutrition

Where Will 70% Of The Population Live In 2050?

<i>A Conversation with Brookings’ Bruce Katz</i><p>Metropolitan areas are home to large-scale innovation, quality jobs and global economic opportunities — and, now, the majority of the world’s population. By 2050, 70% of the global population will call urban areas home.1 Despite their scale, metropolitan …

Sunrise in the WEST: Scientists warn North could be SOUTH as Earth's magnetic poles SWITCH

GETTYThe sun could rise in the west<p>Climate researchers believe we are heading towards a reversal of the planet's magnetic field, which some fear will …

Earth Science

MIT designs small, modular, efficient fusion power plant | Kurzweil

A cutaway view of the proposed ARC reactor (credit: MIT ARC team)<p>MIT plans to create a new compact version of a tokamak fusion reactor with the goal …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Hillary Clinton is turning over her server to the Feds amid revelations of "top secret" emails . Clinton's use of a private email server for work drew vast criticism from political opponents.<p><b>2.</b> Islamic State released 22 of the dozens of Assyrian Christians it abducted from villages in …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

15 Mind-Blowing Stats About Content Marketing

We've all been to marketing conferences where at least one executive gets on stage and declares, "Content is king." For good reason. The industry is …

Staving Off Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's - already afflicting well over five million Americans -- is expected to claim more than 16 million of us by 2050 if a cure isn't found. Today it is at the top of the Bad News list of potential diagnoses for almost anyone over 50. Justifiably so, since the Centers for Disease Control and …

Dementia

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Success

A man was able to call the international space station and talk to astronauts from his backyard

After learning that the path of the ISS would intersect with his home on Earth, Lane apparently spent weeks planning the perfect moment to make his move and call up outer space, and much to his (and everyone's) delight, he succeeded in speaking to the astronauts aboard the craft for a solid 50 …

Space

Pope to give speech at lectern Abraham Lincoln used in Gettysburg Address

When Pope Francis speaks outside Philadelphia’s Independence Hall in September, he will stand at the same lectern that President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address.<p>Pennsylvania newspaper retracts original criticism of Gettysburg Address<p>Read more<p>Later this month, conservators …

Kenny Burrell On Piano Jazz

Guitarist Kenny Burrell has been called a "cool, controlled romantic" whose textured playing is "subtle yet sensual, meditative, exultant, wry and intimate." He's one of the most lyrical guitarists on the jazz scene — in fact, he was Duke Ellington's favorite guitar improviser.<p>Burrell delights on …

9 Proven Success Factors That Can Accelerate Your Career and Life

Give Brian Tracy's unique success factors a try and watch your success in career and life accelerate.<p>Brian Tracy is a highly recognized and sought-after speaker, coach, trainer, and author who travels extensively around the world. His presentations and seminars cover a multitude of areas, including …

Revolutionary tidal fence is set to trap the sea’s power

UK-designed turbines aim to harness tidal energy to produce cheaper electricity − without endangering marine life, reports Climate News Network<p>A British company has announced plans for an array of unique marine turbines that can operate in shallower and slower-moving water than current …

When is the best time to buy Thanksgiving and Christmas airfares?

It's not crazy to be making winter holiday travel plans in August. Those who buy airline tickets for<p>Christmastimetravel during the week of Aug. 10 could save almost 19%, according to online travel website Skyscanner.<p>Using that same purchase window, you could save 5.5% on<p>Thanksgivingairfares and …

Travel Deals

How To Make Banana Ice Cream, The Healthiest And Easiest Dessert Ever

This is B-A-N-A-N-A-S.<p>If you're a living, breathing human and you've ever laid eyes on Instagram, you probably already know about banana ice cream. At its core, this trendy dessert isn't really ice cream at all, but rather a creamy dairy-free dessert made of nothing but frozen bananas.<p>Aside from …

Dessert

5 Simple Body Hacks to Avoid Jet Lag

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p>It's easy to get pumped about traveling abroad, but if you've ever been punished with a crippling case of jet lag, you know the struggle to reboot your body clock in unfamiliar territory is very real.<p>Fortunately, these simple body hacks can help you curb and prevent the pains of …

Jet Lag