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What's the Mindset That Defines the Most Successful People? It's What Most of Us Are Missing

Without it, it's impossible to innovate and grow, says billionaire Richard Branson.<p>Nobody likes to fail. Yet failure is the secret to success. If you haven't been rejected a number of times, the current mantra goes, you just haven't experienced success.<p>Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, …

Self-improvement

The Next Time You Want to Complain at Work, Do This Instead

I looked at my watch. It was 3:20pm. I had been on the phone for over an hour, almost all of that time listening to Frank*, a senior manager at Jambo, a technology company, complain about his boss, Brandon. Jambo is a company I know well — I have many ongoing relationships there from when I used to …

Self-help

Toxic Workplaces

If your workplace is toxic, can you change it? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, <i>Dear HBR:</i>, cohosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer your questions with the help of Nicholas Pearce, an associate professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. They talk through how to …

Leadership

Atmospheric harvesters will enable arid nations to drink from thin air

As climate change continues to wreak havoc upon the Earth's weather patterns, formerly lush locales like the American West are finding themselves increasingly parched. Perhaps nowhere is that abrupt arridization more pronounced than in Cape Town, South Africa. Since 2015, the region has suffered …

UC Berkeley

North and South Korea vow to end the Korean War in historic accord

<b>Ilsan, South Korea (CNN) —</b> The leaders of North and South Korea have committed themselves to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and pledged to bring a formal end to the Korean War, 65 years after hostilities ceased.<p>In a remarkable day-long summit that weighed heavy with …

North Korea

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it<p>“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most …

Climate Change

Nom Nom Paleo’s Cumin Cilantro Cauliflower Rice Is a Perfect 10

Don’t get me wrong; plump grains of perfectly steamed rice are a glorious thing, but more often than not, I’ll take a skillet full of its cauliflower cousin over the real deal. When done right, cauliflower rice is quite tasty in its own right; it’s much lighter and provides tons of fiber, making it …

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

House in Higashi Ohwada / CASE-REAL

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A wooden architecture plan situated at the bottom of a bamboo forest where a small river also flows. The …

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …

Bedrooms

A massive hole just opened up in Antarctica’s ice and scientists can’t explain it

Thanks to its usefulness as an indicator of how badly humans are messing up the Earth with global warming, scientists like to keep a pretty close eye …

South Park's Mark Zuckerberg Is Hilarious–And Entirely Accurate

The show explains why Facebook is the real enemy in Episode Four.<p>Near the end of September, Mark Zuckerberg shared a statement on his Facebook page. "Every day I work to bring people together and build a community for everyone. We hope to give all people a voice and create a platform for all …

Internet

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Is North Carolina the Future of American Politics?

<b>O</b>n the last Thursday in March, the air horns returned to the governor’s mansion in Raleigh, N.C. There were about 75 of them, and they belonged to the Air Horn Orchestra, an ad hoc ensemble of liberal activists. In 2016 the orchestra gathered once a week for 30 consecutive weeks, beginning right …

Government

Bad volume sliders are a masterclass in terrible UI design

We've all been faced with egregious examples of UI design at times. They're infuriating if you actually have to deal with them. But if they're not …

A new device can clean polluted air and turn it into hydrogen energy

A team of Belgian researchers has developed a device that will remove pollutants from the air and convert them into simple hydrogen — using sunlight, nanoparticles and a photoelectric chemical membrane.<p>The project was conceived and developed by two sets of researchers working on related issues, …

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

The Best Berry 3-Layer Magic Cake | Recipes

1. Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325 degrees F. Line an 8-inch square metal baking pan with a 12-by-8-inch piece of …

Mitigating the risk of geoengineering

The planet is warming at an unprecedented rate, and reducing emissions of greenhouse gases alone is not enough to remove the risk.<p>Last year’s …

A New Warning Says We Could Run Out of Fish by 2048

<i>(Photo: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)</i><p>By Chris Crowley<p>If the world keeps fishing at its current pace, there will no more fish left to eat by 2048. That's the dire warning laid out by the World Wildlife Federation, which says that the planet's fishing fleet is two to three times larger than the …

Bill Gates is heading a $1 billion venture fund to combat climate change

Nearly two dozen of the world’s most successful business leaders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists will invest up to $1 billion in a fund led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by financing emerging clean energy technology.<p>The …

Venture Capital

Team combines quantum physics and photosynthesis to make discovery that could lead to highly efficient solar cells

A University of California, Riverside assistant professor has combined photosynthesis and physics to make a key discovery that could help make solar …

Solar Panels

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Sustainable Business Will Move Ahead With or Without Trump’s Support

If we take the incoming president of the United States at his word, things look dire for the cause of sustainability. Donald Trump and many of his advisers appear hostile to action on climate change and to progress on many social issues that companies have already embraced, such as diversity and …

Uber's 'ghost drivers' in China are scaring passengers

Numerous Chinese publications, including The Sixth Tone and NBD News, have reported that ‘ghost drivers’ are frightening Uber passengers into paying for trips they didn’t even take.<p>Some passengers in Tianjin, Qingdao, Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou have been canceling Uber rides after seeing …

Uber

Quantum Teleportation Moves Out Of Lab As Scientists Achieve Long-Distance Information Transfer Via City Optic Fiber

In what is being hailed as a breakthrough in demonstrating the feasibility of quantum teleportation, two independent teams of scientists have …

MIT 'radio' uses wireless signals to identify emotions

You can lie to your partner, your best friends and even your mom, but you can't lie to EQ-Radio. It's a device out of MIT"s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) that can tell how you truly feel by bouncing wireless signals off your body. Yep, you don't need to be connected to …

Mercury contamination prevalent in western North America

Mercury contamination is widespread across western North America in the air, soil, lake sediments, plants, fish and wildlife, according to an …

How Could 5,000 Employees Cheat? The Science Behind the Wells Fargo Scandal

Deception. Fraud. Over 5,000 fired. What went wrong? Science gives us some clues.<p>As you've no doubt heard by now, Wells Fargo recently received a $100 million penalty from the Consumer Financial Bureau, in response to illegal banking practices of its employees. This brought the bank's total bill …