Chadwick Mcconnell

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57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

Here's what the 'Little Boy' atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima would do to major American cities

The blast, which was the first detonation of a uranium-based nuclear device in history, instantly killed 70,000 people, while the lasting effects of the radiation brought the toll up to 140,000.<p>Hiroshima, a city of 310,000, was almost completely annihilated.<p>The nuclear chain reaction unleashed by a …

American Cities

Gigglebit: the laws of attraction (video)

Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic’s daily look at the lighter side of science and technology. Today, through the metaphor of romance we explain just how …

Science

The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes

Granola Optional, Guts Required<p>Talk to most mountaineers, trail runners, or mountain bikers, and they’ll tell you that hiking is the weak sibling of adventurous outdoor sports. A little too slow, a little too granola, not enough adrenaline.<p>But some of the most dangerous adventures in the world …

Hiking

Adam, Even, and Genesis - the implications of revisionism

It's always an interesting exercise to review the implications of revising the traditional account. We all know of Catholics we've met or heard about …

Expert Testimony: The Existence of God, the Problem of Evil, and the Facts on the Bible

One of the respected methods by which truth claims may be verified is by expert testimony. Expert testimony is offered in court cases to assist in …

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

If you wanted to pay a visit to the red planet, how long would it take? The answer depends on a number of things, ranging from the position of the …

Astronomy

29 Compassionate Ways To Deal With Toxic People

<i>HJ: Toxic people drag us down to their level and keep us from living up to our full potential for happiness and joy. As you may have heard, you are</i> …

A Korean War General's Tactic for Toxic Employees

If you are trying to scale, you need to be able to spread your mindset fast. That means you don’t have time to put up with employees who don’t now or won’t ever fit in to your company’s culture.<p>“The capacity for effective scaling depends on both bringing in the right talent (people with the right …

DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

Hiking The Narrows, Zion National Park

15 Things to Stop Thinking About So You Can Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Our level of happiness largely depends on the things that are going around in our heads.<p>Unfortunately, a lot of us tend to dwell on the dark side and …