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4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

Carved idol from the Urals shatters expert views on birth of ritual art

On 24 January 1894, gold prospectors were digging in the Shigir peat bog, north of the town of Yekaterinburg in the Ural mountains, when they uncovered a strange collection of carved pieces of wood.<p>A total of 10 fragments were found beside each other. When put together, a wooden idol more than five …

Hunter Gatherers

22 Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True | The Art of Manliness

When you really think about it, the weather impacts our decisions every single day. What we wear, when we leave for our morning commute, the chores …

Weather

Ancient Britons 'replaced' by newcomers

<b>The ancient population of Britain was almost completely replaced by newcomers about 4,500 years ago, a study shows.</b><p>The findings mean modern Britons trace just a small fraction of their ancestry to the people who built Stonehenge.<p>The astonishing result comes from analysis of DNA extracted from 400 …

A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

Russia is a land of stories. Stories of the czar and his people, of Lenin and the revolution, of the Great Patriotic War; of the transformation of a backward land into a mighty, modern industrial state; of Sputnik, of Laika, of Gagarin. Then the story of Stalin’s reign of terror, the story of a …

Living Rooms

Reconstructing an ancient lethal weapon

University of Washington researchers re-created ancient projectile points to test their effectiveness. From left to right: stone, microblade and bone …

How to Identify and Track Animal Footprints | The Art of Manliness

“It is hard to over-value the powers of the clever tracker. To him the trail of each animal is not a mere series of similar footprints; it is an …

Beat The Odds: The 20 Best Survival Movies

127 Hours<p><b>Released:</b> 2010<p>Based on the autobiography of Aron Ralston, titled <i>Between a Rock and a Hard Place</i>, this true story is simultaneously one of …

North Face

The 25 Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

Here are the studies that rocked the science world this year.<p>Every week in 2017 seemed to bring new, objectively bad news about environmental …

How to Gain a Subject's Trust for a Documentary Project

<i>All images by Olivia Pasquarelli. Used with permission.</i><p>Documentary photography is a collaborative process. You tend to work with people as they go …

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study.<p>In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that …

The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>PASADENA, Calif. — NASA scientists just received their last message from the Cassini spacecraft, which plunged into Saturn early Friday morning. Those final bits of data signal the end of one of the most successful planetary …

Astronomy

GUEST ARTIST: "How To Paint A Simple Rural Scene In Watercolour" by Tim Wilmot

Hello. I am Tim Wilmot, based in Bristol UK and I’m a semi-professional watercolour artist (full-length video tutorial of how I painted the …

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Do Summer Road Tripping Right With These Podcasts

Podcasts have gone from cool kid water cooler conversation starters to cultural phenomenons worthy of TV time. Episodes on everything from history, to comedy, to video games are right at your fingertips for less than the cost of that non-premium Pandora account (which is to say totally free, with …

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North Coast 500 - The Ultimate Trip Guide: Updated for 2018

This North Coast 500 Guide to Scotland's amazing scenic drive. This trip planner includes, where to stay, what to do and what to see on the 516-mile …

Mercedes' wild new headlights project an HD image onto the road

Audi's laser lights are pretty neat, but can they display HD images on the ground? No? Well, Mercedes-Benz's new Digital Light system can, and it's pretty neat.<p>The secret behind Digital Light is a very complicated LED setup that uses computer chips and mirrors to display actual images on the road. …

New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens - Nikon F Mount

After Joseph Petzval introduced his iconic lens in 1840, portrait photography flourished. Now, 175 years later, it’s your turn to explore these first …

Spectacular 5,000-Year-Old Stone Map Discovered In Denmark Sheds New Light On Ancient Farming

Share this:<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – Reports of existing archaeological discoveries are pouring in from Denmark. Recently, we reported about an intriguing …

Europe

Earth - Why prehistoric Welsh people built so many forts on hills

From the top of the 440m-tall hill of Penycloddiau, the Clwyddian Range of northern Wales spreads out before you.<p>It is easy to think that the beautiful view is the real attraction here. After all, unless you are an archaeologist, the roll that borders Penycloddiau's summit – like a heather- and …

Bronze Age

DNA secrets of Ice Age Europe unlocked

<b>A study of DNA from ancient human bones has helped unlock the secrets of Europe's Ice Age inhabitants.</b><p>Researchers analysed the genomes of 51 individuals who lived between 45,000 years ago and 7,000 years ago.<p>The results reveal details about the biology of these early inhabitants, such as skin and …

Columbia News ::: Estrogen Is the Most Ancient of Hormones, Columbia Study Concludes

By reconstructing a DNA sequence that existed more than 450 million years ago, Joe Thornton, a research scientist and evolutionary biologist at …

How to Look at Art: A Mathematician's Perspective

Annalisa Crannell goes to art museums with chopsticks. She is not unusually hungry or over-prepared; she uses them to figure out how to look at the …

Vintage Film Shows Just How Precisely Mercedes Engineered the W123

"Sooner or later every car falls apart. Ours does it later!"<p>For fans of classic German cars, the Mercedes W123 is a perennial favorite. It's not particularly fast, or even that luxurious, but it represents a golden era for Mercedes-Benz, when stalwart engineering and precise build quality trumped …

A Comprehensive Guide on How to De-flicker Your Timelapse Videos

Time-lapse videography is a powerful cinematography tool that when used accordingly can do wonders for your production. A common issue that you might …

Mesolithic man find could rewrite Stone Age history

An archaeological find at Lunt Meadows in Sefton, Merseyside, has unearthed evidence that Mesolithic man may have built settlements.<p>If proven, it could change the way historians think about how humans lived in the middle Stone Age period.<p>It was always thought that Mesolithic man was nomadic, yet …

Ancient pyramids older than Egypt's found…in POLAND

Archaeologists claim they have uncovered structures in the north of the country that could be as old as 3000BC.<p>Experts say the discoveries – found …

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10 Movies About Photography Every Photographer Should Watch

5. The Killing Fields (1984)<p>Set amid the chaotic, devastating tyranny of Pol Pot’s “Democratic Kampuchea”, Joffe’s 1984 British drama tells the story …

Mysterious Graves Discovered at Ancient European Cemetery

Archaeologists in Germany have uncovered the bodies of children and of one adult man who was buried, strangely, standing upright.<p>One of the oldest cemeteries in Europe has recently been discovered, with graves dating back almost 8,500 years. Two of the most intriguing finds are the skeleton of a …