Andrei Bunghez

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9 Signs an Employee Is Exceptionally Productive (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)

The most productive people do a lot more than just stay busy.<p>Many people stay busy. After all, checking items off a to-do list isn't hard.<p>What's hard is checking the <i>right</i> things off your to-do list, completing the <i>right</i> projects, and getting the <i>right</i> stuff done. That's when an employee goes from …

Self-improvement

8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

Photographing Pluto: This Is How New Horizons Works

A montage of New Horizons' images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, taken during the spacecraft's Jupiter flyby in ea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/Johns …

Saturnian moon may have deep-ocean vents that harbor life

In science, it's often the case that solving one mystery just raises more questions. Take Saturn's moon Enceladus. For almost a decade, scientists …

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)

The theories of relativity by Albert Einstein revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.<p>Prior to Einstein, the …

Why Dreaming About The Future Makes You Less Likely To Achieve Your Goals

Before you scrap your vision board, a NYU psychology professor wants you to ask yourself some questions, starting with, “Do you WOOP?”<p>You’ve heard of “the Secret,” the phenomenon popularized on the Oprah Winfrey Show a few years ago based on the laws of attraction. Millions of people purchased the …

LG launches QSlide SDK to bring floating windows to third-party apps

LG has announced the release of its QSlide SDK in an effort to bring more windowed applications to its Android phones. QSlide is LG's framework for …

Associated Press News

Do You Identify and Develop the Right Type of Leader?

According to CEB, the old model of leadership isn't working. Is your business falling behind as a result?<p><i>You try to find, develop, and build leaders. But are your leaders "network leaders"?</i><p><i>Here's another in my series where I pick a topic and connect with someone a lot smarter than me. (There's a</i> …

Isaac Asimov's Predictions For 2014 From 50 Years Ago Are Eerily Accurate

Fifty years ago, American scientist and author Isaac Asimov published a story in The New York Times that listed his predictions for what the world would be like in 2014.<p>Asimov wrote more than 500 books in his lifetime, including science fiction novels and nonfiction scientific books, so he was …

Cancer Immunotherapy Named Science 'Breakthrough of the Year'

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 12/19/2013 02:12 PM EST on LiveScience<p>A type of cancer treatment that directs the body's own immune system to fight cancer cells has been named as the "breakthrough of the year" by one of the world's top science journals.<p>The journal Science said today …

The New Armor That Lets You Sense Surveillance Cameras

Like a creepy digital tap on the shoulder<p>We pass under surveillance cameras every day, appearing on perhaps hundreds of minutes of film. We rarely notice them. London-based artist James Bridle would like to remind us.<p>Bridle has created a wearable device he calls the “surveillance spaulder.” …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

China successfully lands spacecraft on Moon

China, whose lunar ambitions have only expanded in the last few years, has finally joined the United States and Russia in successfully landing a spacecraft on the Moon. The country's Chang'e-3 unmanned spacecraft, launched two weeks ago, landed on the moon today, the first craft to "soft-land" on …

The Cyborg Foundation: we urge you to become part-machine

Moon Ribas and Neil Harbisson from The Cyborg Foundation urged the audience at Pioneers Festival to consider experimenting with cyborgism.<p>Both Ribas …

Spanish ship in 'heated' standoff with Royal Navy in Gibraltar

A Spanish survey ship has defied repeated orders from British forces to leave Gibraltar waters<p><b>Spain</b> risked provoking a serious diplomatic incident on Tuesday after sending a survey ship into Gibraltar's territorial waters and defying orders to leave by the Royal Navy.<p>The Foreign Office said it had …

Royal Navy

Desperation grows among Philippine survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

MANILA — Drenched by rain and increasingly desperate, typhoon-stricken Filipinos rushed fences and pleaded with guards Tuesday at the battered airport serving as a tenuous lifeline to an international aid effort confronted at every turn by transport and logistics bottlenecks.<p>The United Nations …

Natural Disasters

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Syria weapons inspectors miss deadline for visiting all declared sites

International inspectors overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile have missed an early deadline in a brutally tight schedule after security concerns prevented them from visiting two sites linked to Damascus' chemical program.<p>The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog …

Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and …

Meet The Inspiring 18-Year-Old Who Built A Simple Water Purifier That Could Save Lives

Meet Meghan Shea, an 18-year-old from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Working largely on her own, she’s come up with a cheap, effective water filter that …

Intellectual Property

Oscar Hijuelos dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning novelist

Oscar Hijuelos, the author best known for his<p>Pulitzer Prize-winningnovel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love," died Sunday, his publisher Gotham confirmed. Hijuelos was 62 and died in New York.<p>The 1989 novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love" told the story of two Cuban brothers who emigrated to …

Pulitzer Prize

The Creators Of These Awesome Apps Are All Under 30

And Alexandra Jordan, creator of Super Fun Kid Time, is only 9.<p><i>Nine!</i><p>What are you doing with your life?<p>Skip to the 30 developers under 30>><p>We love apps — some amaze us with their greatness, while others baffle us because they're so weird— so in a celebration of all things app, we've round up some of …

Apps