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12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs

Move over, Einstein.<p>Can you name five female scientists from history?<p>Maybe you named one, or two. Chances are you remembered Marie Curie, the famed two-time Nobel Laureate whose work led to the discovery of radioactivity. Yet there are hundreds of female scientists whose work has been foundational …

You Never Know What Day Will Be Your Last: 5 Ways To Live A Life With No Regrets

There is nothing that can prepare you for the news that your body has betrayed you.<p>You can make your own lotion, use all natural products, and go …

33 Sassy and Strong Quotes From Powerful Women To Get You Through Life

1. Seize the moment, ‘cause tomorrow you might be dead. <b><br>Buffy Summers</b><p>2. If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else? <b><br>RuPaul</b><p>…

16 Pieces Of Life Advice I Promise To Instill In My Future Daughter

<b>1.</b> Self-love is the very first romance you will ever experience.<p><b>2.</b> Do not blame anyone for not being able to understand you especially when you are a …

When You’re In Your Darkest Hour, Read This

You might be alone in your room thinking if things could get any worse than it already is.<p><i>You’re right.</i><p>It could be worse later, tomorrow or maybe a …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Girl, 14, who died of cancer cryogenically frozen after telling judge she wanted to be brought back to life 'in hundreds of years'

A 14-year-old girl who died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the hope that she can be “woken up” and cured in the future after winning a landmark court case in her final days.<p>The girl’s divorced parents had disagreed over whether her wish to be frozen should be followed, so the girl, who …

Why We Had No Idea Trump Would Win

The data failed to predict Trump, and the design didn’t help.<p>“It’s going to be a landslide,” I assured liberal friends and family in the weeks approaching the election. As they expressed concern over Hillary’s resurgent email controversy, or their sinking suspicion that more people would vote Trump …

66 Brutally Honest Reminders Every 20-Something Needs To Hear Right Now

<b>1.</b> Life is way too short to feel embarrassed.<p><b>2.</b> Tinder is for sex, and sex only.<p><b>3.</b> If your relationship is shit, there are 7 billion other people out …

30 Sobering Realizations You Need To Have In Order To Be Truly Happy

<b>1. Change is inevitable and uncomfortable, and you’ll survive it.</b> We go to great lengths to avoid change or to ensure we’re totally prepared for it, …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

How Piracy Became a Cause Celebre in the World of Academics

The advent of Sci-Hub has been labeled the Napster moment for academic publishing.<p>In October 2008, two of the big names in academic publishing, Elsevier and Thieme, celebrated victory against an "international piracy scheme involving the unlawful copying, sale, and distribution of scientific …

Higher Education

6 quick and easy ways to connect with anyone

I wondered why some people seemed to always have a steady stream of new prospects.<p>I wondered what they did that I didn't do or what they knew that I didn't know.<p>After studying some of the best salespeople I knew, I discovered they all had one thing in common.<p>They all had the ability to connect with …

This Lucky Student's Paper Airplane Throw Is One in a Million

That's one heck of a boomerang.<p>In a truly impressive feat of aeronautic engineering, a Japanese student created one of the most advanced unmanned paper drones ever to be observed. Launched from a classroom window, the drone can manage a 24-second flight before automatically returning to its owner. …

Japan

4 super-simple ways to make your computer start faster

Even if you keep your computer virus-free and abstain from downloading dubious programs, it'll eventually stop booting up as quickly as it used to. …

Operating Systems

Google’s newest tool could be especially helpful to start-ups

Companies looking for their first round of venture capital frequently put together what's called a "pitch deck," or a 10-15 slide presentation that convinces investors to commit money to the project.<p>But most companies — especially ones that are successful at raising venture capital — keep their …

Did Nazi Research Actually Contribute Anything To Medical Science?

Nazi Research: Trauma Experiments<p>Inmates at Ravensbruck were often unwilling recipients of phosphorus treatments, as seen above. Image Source: …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

8 "Fake It ‘Til You Make It" Strategies Backed by Science

Trying to fake your way to success seems dubious at best and delusional at worst. And yet, there is plenty of science that proves you can actually …

The Dark Web isn't as revolutionary as you'd think

When the United States Naval Research Laboratory began development of The Onion Router (TOR) in the mid-1990’s they meant well.<p>How could they have known it would eventually become a popular habitat for hackers, child pornographers and criminals?<p>The goal was to create a portal where dissidents of …

Privacy

8 Things You Need To Consider Before Picking Someone To Travel With

There are numerous thrills of traveling solo however if you’re lucky enough to find the right companion and experience the joys of traveling as a …

10 Ways to Become a More Confident Person (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Confidence. You’re not born with it. Well, probably not. Like muscle mass, you build it up over time. Many of us don’t, though. We sheepishly slog through life at half-strength, not even close to living up to our full potential, at work, …

What Japanese Etiquette Can Tell Us About Good UX Design

Traditional Japanese hospitality, or motenashi, can provide inspiration for the design of smart interactive experiences.<p>The connections between hospitality and design are well known. Charles Eames once remarked to his contemporary and collaborator Eero Saarinen that “the role of the architect, or …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Avoid These 6 Phrases When Trying to Sound, and Feel, More Assertive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever have someone say to you, “Wow, you really sound like an expert!” only to think to yourself that you just BS’d your way through the entire conversation? Sometimes it’s necessary (the technical term is “sales”), but more often than …

Wine 101: how to not look like a plonker in front of a sommelier

London Wine Week is in full swing and men (and women) all over London are sipping wines and nodding approvingly, not actually having a clue what they’re nodding about. Here’s our wine cheat sheet<p>Wine. Once you get past the Blue Nun phase – necking cheap plonk down the local park and getting over …

15 Rules You Must Follow When Saying Goodbye At A Party

<b>1. Seek out the host and tell him you’re leaving</b>.<p>Don’t make excuses and be quick about it. Saying things like “I have an early morning” or “I’m …

11 knots you need to know

Even in this day and age, knowing how to tie a few basic knots can be beneficial.<p>It’s easy to dismiss knot tying as a skill that's rarely needed in …