Charlie Engle

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Here's How We Know the Big Bang Happened

At 13.8 billion years ago, our entire observable universe was the size of a peach and had a temperature of over a trillion degrees.<p>That's a pretty …

Wittgenstein and the Limits of Science

Interview by Richard Marshall.Bill Child is an expert on the philosophy of Wittgenstein. Here he discusses Wittgenstein’s anti-scientism, how he …

A NEW THEORY OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF MIND AND MATTER

The relationship of mind and matter is approached in a new way in this talk. This approach is based on the causal interpretation of the quantum …

Dog owner stunned to discover 'exact image' of Donald Trump in her pet beagle's EAR

A dog-owner was stunned when she discovered the 'exact image' of Donald Trump in her pet dog's ear.<p>Jade Robinson, of Tyne and Wear, discovered the …

Donald Trump

The Mozart-like complexity of Carly Rae Jepsen’s biggest hits

Carly Rae Jepsen is the patron saint of <i>Switched on Pop</i>, a podcast that examines chart-topping pop songs through the lens of musical theory.<p>The idea for the show, hosted by songwriter Charlie Harding and Fordham University musicology professor Nate Sloan, came from an hours-long discussion the two …

DJ Khaled

The White House is only telling you half of the sad story of what happened to American jobs

White House Trade Council head Peter Navarro was explaining what he sees as the biggest problem with the American economy since the 1990s that exacerbated inequality and left the American worker in the lurch.<p>"Well, I think you start with the idea that we've had 15 years of subpar growth — 2 percent …

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …

Leadership

The 'Big Lie' Of Market Indexes

Last week, I received the following email from a reader which I thought was worth further discussion.<p><i>“In a recent article</i> <i>“Signs of Excess – Crowding</i> …

3 Tips to Know Before Applying for a Balance-Transfer Credit Card

A good balance-transfer credit card can be a powerful aid as you work to pay off high-interest-rate debt. Just be sure you go about it in a smart …

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

Mind, Matter And Materialism

Science and philosophy have a long, complicated history.<p>Both are human endeavors aimed at articulating the nature of the world. But where the line between them lies depends a lot on perspective and history. Questions that once lay firmly in philosophy's domain have now fully entered the realm of …

Consciousness

Ask Ethan: If The Universe Is Expanding, Why Aren't We?

One of the biggest scientific surprises of the 20th century was the discovery that the Universe itself is expanding. Distant galaxies recede from us and from one another more quickly than the nearby ones, as though the fabric of space itself is being stretched. On the largest scales, the matter and …

Black Holes

Are You Always Chasing the Urgent at the Expense of the Strategic? Here's How to Flip That

Practical tips for breaking the cycle of getting consumed with working on urgent things but never getting to the real priorities that you know need your time.<p>No matter what you read, most entrepreneurs and business leaders talk about how critical ruthless prioritization is as a singular driver of …

Time Management

9 mistakes you might be making in the first 10 minutes of the workday

If you show up late to the office or get sucked into an overflowing inbox, you could easily get thrown off and have a hard time focusing for the rest of the day.<p>We did some research and rounded up nine common traps that can ensnare you within the first 10 minutes of your workday. Read on to find …

Training after 50: Dan O'Brien dispels the myths about exercise for older adults

There aren’t many in his age group—or any other age group for that matter—that can match Dan O’Brien stride for stride, even at age 50. Given that …

Aging

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Led Zeppelin’s 10 Boldest Rip-Offs

Reasonable people can disagree on whether (and how heavily) Led Zeppelin‘s “Stairway to Heaven” filches from Spirit’s “Taurus” – that’s why there’s a …

Guitar

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy -- here's what I wish I had known going in

1. Make sure the trails are open<p><i>Emma Rechenberg</i><p>Look closely and you'll see the blocked off trails to visitors. Plan your destinations …

Hiking

5 Documentaries That Perfectly Explain Society's Problems

I'm fairly certain I've mentioned this on the site previously, but I love documentaries. It's common knowledge among the people I know that …

StumbleUpon

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

The sharing economy will screw us all — and it’s retirement we have to be really worried about | Salon.com

Here's a London Marathon pub map in case you didn't feel like running

Feel a bit left out of the London Marathon - but not left out enough to force yourself to run all that way?<p>You're in luck - There's A Beer For That has created a London Marathon pub map, with excellent pub choices from mile 1 right to the end of the race.<p>You can drink (responsibly, please) the …

Private equity’s mark-to-make-believe problem

2016-04-06T08:30:55.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>Finance is the wrong business for people committed to the idea of objective truth.<p>No asset is inherently …

Investing

Asset Classes Have Similar Rates Of Return Over 10 And 20 Years: Part 2

Callan is an investment consulting firm that advises public and private pension plan sponsors, endowments, foundations, operating funds, smaller investment consulting firms, investment managers, and financial intermediaries who have over $2 trillion in assets. The firm publishes a chart “Callan’s …

Investing

It's not important if the Bible is true. What matters is that it's real.

For an altar boy, Easter Sunday was the closest thing you had to the Super Bowl. The Mass was longer. The rope belt you wore was fancier. Everyone’s clothes were nicer. Even the chalices and trays, freighted with their divine payloads of wine and wafer, seemed heavier. While suiting up for Easter …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

‘Sell (mostly) everything,’ investors are warned | Financial Times

“Well, that escalated quickly. I mean, really, that got out of hand fast.”<p>The spirit of fictional journalist Ron Burgundy stalks global markets so …

Stock Markets

America’s secret arsenal

It’s one of the biggest secrets in the government: The U.S. has the most powerful cyberweapons on Earth. So what are they? And when will we use them?<p>To this day it remains one of the most sophisticated and mysterious offensive operations ever launched: Stuxnet, the computer virus specifically …