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Three science ideas you'll be hearing more about in 2016

Who said scientists can't be world-famous celebrities? Earlier this month, nearly $22 million in Breakthrough Prizes were handed out to the world's top researchers in physics, the life sciences and mathematics. The $3 million Breakthrough Prizes, at twice the dollar amount of the Nobel Prize, are …

Green innovation: This company is growing the future of automated agriculture

If your goal is to create a stable food supply on Earth, or elsewhere for that matter, one path to steady, environmentally friendly and …

New Evidence Points To A Local Origin For Earth's Oceans

The origin of Earth’s water is a bit of a mystery. While water is common in our solar system, it’s much more common in the outer solar system, such as Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Most of the worlds of the inner solar system are fairly dry. So how did Earth come to have large …

Astronomy

7 Rituals You Should Steal from Extremely Creative People

<i>“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do</i> …

How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most successful comedians of all-time.<p>He is regarded as one of the "Top 100 Comedians of All-Time" by Comedy Central. He was also the co-creator and co-writer of <i>Seinfeld</i>, the long-running sitcom …

Procrastination

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The Amazing History Of The To-Do List–And How To Make One That Actually Works

Put down that pen and paper and read this first. Bonus: the real to-do lists of Ben Franklin and Johnny Cash.<p>When I was a kid, I read a book called <i>The Listmaker</i>. It’s about a young girl who uses lists to organize and make sense of her life. At the time I didn’t read any more into it besides the …

Time Management

How To Make To-Do Lists Better, Faster, And More Fun

We asked the experts: How can we make our to-do lists better? Can we get things done faster? Is is possible to make a to-do list fun?<p>It’s the oldest, simplest, yet probably still the most effective method for making sure you get everything done: the humble to-do list. But is there a way to get more …

Time Management

Online Games Must Prove They Work Before Reviews Mean Anything

A week ahead of The Crew’s launch on December 2nd, Ubisoft has come out to specifically address how the game should, or should not, be covered by the gaming press, in the wake of the Assassin’s Creed Unity controversy which gave reviewers early copies, but with an attached 12-hour-after-launch …

How To Make Extra-Efficient Solar Panels Using Old Blu-Ray Discs

Blu-ray discs' pretty color actually makes them great at capturing light.<p>You probably don't think of them that way, but Blu-ray discs have a gorgeous color. In fact, the same physics that gives butterfly wings and housefly eyes their iridescent shine are also at work on Blu-ray. All are examples of …

Jurassic World trailer: mess with dinosaur DNA at your peril

Stand by for genetically modified hybrid dinosaurs running amok in a theme park in the latest film in the prehistoric franchise<p>You’ve had the 15-second teaser – which told you absolutely nothing other than Jurassic World will feature dinosaurs – now you can watch the “proper” trailer for the latest …

Is Everything Good About 'Minecraft' Gone?

<i>Minecraft</i> may have jumped the shark. It may be passed its prime. The phenomenon may be dwindling. And it has nothing to do with Microsoft purchasing the game. Nor do I think the game mechanics have lost any of their excitement. But from my perspective, as a parent, I’m not as supportive of my …