When I was 16, I was sitting with my best friend in a park by the Connecticut River on a tumble of rocks. We hadn't seen anyone in the hour we'd been there. We were midconversation when my friend whispered,
If you read just 30 pages of a book every day, you'll finish a 300 page book in 10 days. How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain
It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience. In 1848, a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage was blowing up rocks to clear the way for a new rail line
Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body and removes waste and toxins, didn’t extend into the This
Nos.13 and 14 go hand in hand. If you're toying with the idea of traveling solo, these 18 points might be able to convince you. 1. There's no time like the present. Before the serious adulting kicks in
A pub in Dublin has decorated its urinal with a portrait of Republican candidate Donald Trump. Staff at the newly-opened Adelphi pub said that they hadn't received any complaints yet about the urinal's
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Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you. This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely
In 2012, a landslide swept through the Greek city of Ropoto. While some of the buildings still stood, the foundations were destroyed, leaving the entire town at risk of sinking down a mountainside slope.
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Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with email — a number that is surely rising. And that doesn't
Your front door is about to get a lot smarter, prettier, and more-connected. Back in May, home automation startup August announced the August smart lock, an inconspicuous but well-designed device developed
What did some of the industrial design team behind Microsoft's Xbox console, Kinect controller, Zune media player and the never-launched Courier tablet do next? They founded a startup called FiftyThree
In a historic move, Saudi Arabia banned domestic abuse this week, outlawing any form of abuse at home or in the workplace. The Council of Ministers' approval of the law Monday marks the first time the