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NASA probe blasts off to study sun at close range

Parker Solar Probe is the fastest spacecraft ever flying 700,000kph and will conduct unprecedented research on the star.<p>US space agency NASA postponed the launch of the Parker Solar Probe on Saturday - the start of a years-long mission to study the sun up close for the first time ever.<p>Technical …

Space

A Complete Guide to the 15 Best Whisky & Scotch Glasses

There comes a point in every true whisky drinker’s life where he puts down the shot glass and picks up the snifter, Glencairn, or tumbler instead. …

Whiskey

Michael Moore: ‘F**k Hope, Seriously, F**k Hope,’ Trump Will Be ‘The Last President’

4:56 PM 08/09/2018<p>Michael Moore declared that President Donald Trump will be “the last President of the United States” because he has “no intention …

Donald Trump

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

12 of the best espresso machines, according to online reviews

The only people more dedicated to caffeine than coffee lovers are the espresso obsessed.<p>If you’re not one yourself, you definitely know one. …

Coffee

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

“The idea that we’re always getting better keeps us from seeing those times when we’re getting worse.”<p>One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country asthe United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,” he wrote.<p>Vidal’s point is simple enough: America’s …

Black History

How to Stop Saying “Um,” “Ah,” and “You Know”

Um.<p>Ah.<p>So.<p>You Know.<p>Like.<p>Right?<p>Well.<p>When we find ourselves rattled while speaking — whether we’re nervous, distracted, or at a loss for what comes next — it’s easy to lean on filler words. These may give us a moment to collect our thoughts before we press on, and in some cases, they may be useful …

Body Language

How I (finally) overcame my fear of public speaking

<b>“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers</b> …

Public Speaking

Trying to change yourself is a waste of time, and if you want to be richer, wake up earlier, or quit smoking already, there's an easier way

Why can't you change yourself? Because the whole idea of change is an arbitrary construct. It's something you just made up to make yourself feel good (or bad).<p>Yesterday, I hadn't written this article. Today, I have. Did I change?<p>Both yes and no are correct answers, depending on how I define change. …

Self-improvement

19 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do

Just a sample of how some are able to make emotions work for them, instead of against them.<p>For the past several years I've been addressing the following question through my writing:<p><i>What does emotional intelligence look like in everyday life?</i><p>I've endeavored to answer that question thoroughly in my …

Emotional Intelligence

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

Are Ethiopians blinded by Abiymania?

African nations have heard talk of democracy before from the likes of Museveni and Afwerki. Will Abiy be different?<p>Since Abiy Ahmed was appointed Ethiopia's prime minister in April, he has been rolling out one reform after the other with breathtaking speed. This unexpected turn of events made him …

In 9 Words, Suze Orman Gives Brilliant Advice on How to Be Successful

It has to do with elephants and dogs, but it's perfect for humans.<p>Everyone wants to be a success. Whether you want to be famous in the eyes of millions, highly respected by those solely in your industry, or just the top sales professional at your company, you likely have goals and aspirations …

7 Simple Ways to Tell a Compelling Story

You have meaningful, important stories to tell. Here's how to do so.<p>You tell stories all the time to friends, family and coworkers. Stories about your vacation. About how your daughter scored the winning goal. About how your brother drank way too much beer at the family reunion and then what …

France weighs how to return Africa's plundered art

Half-man, half-beast, the tall African statues dominate a busy gallery in Paris' Quai Branly museum. But few of the visitors are aware they are …

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Fragrance

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

If I Die, Do All My Quantum Selves Die, Too?

We hope you are either very clever or very high for this oneThe reality you think you’re living in isn’t what you think it is.That’s according to …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Here is the speech Martin Luther King Jr. gave the night before he died

<i>Martin Luther King Jr. delivered this sermon on the night of April 3, 1968, at the Bishop Charles Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee, as a storm raged outside. Titled "I've Been to the Mountaintop," it was his last speech. Some people believe its final passage prophesized his death the next</b> …

Black History

The Best Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Privacy

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical …

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who foretold 9/11 and Brexit' also made a chilling prediction about Russia and Vladimir Putin

A blind mystic who correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami also made a chilling prediction about …