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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

The Drug-Free Way to Fight Depression

Exercise can do a lot of physical good, from making hearts healthy to keeping weight down—and now there’s strong new evidence that it can give a …

Standardized Testing

Discover, Blink & Share

Not everyone has the kind of money to splash out on a new car and, thanks to the used car market, there is no need to do so either. With the number …

A System For Email Productivity

How to regularly get to “inbox zero”…<p>All of your emails can fit into one of the following 7 categories…<p><b>No need to reply, and not important to read.</b> …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three …

Physics

Here's How Many Americans Have Died From Top Causes Since The First Reported Case Of US Ebola

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person in the US to be confirmed with Ebola, just died from the horrific illness.<p>We estimated the approximate number of deaths in the US from various causes in the eight days between Sept. 30, when the CDC confirmed that Duncan had Ebola, and Oct. 8, when he died:<p>We …

Disease

Singles now outnumber married people in America — and that's a good thing

Once upon a time in America, marriage was the norm for adults. But now, for the first time since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking these numbers in 1976, there are more single Americans than people who are married.<p>That is a huge change. About 50.2 percent — or 124.6 million American …

Threat Level of Iceland Volcano Raised

<b>Correction appended, Aug. 19</b><p>In 2010, the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland erupted, costing airlines billions of dollars in canceled flights. Now, …

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

An Ebola Vaccine Is Not the Answer

Instead, we need a treatment and better quarantine measures.<p>In a widely shared <i>Onion</i> article from a few days ago, scientists "announced" that an Ebola vaccine was still 50 white people away. This was a jab at pharmaceutical companies, who, cynics think, will only set their R&D wheels in motion if …