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When You’ve Done Enough, Do More

How do you become truly influential? We’ve found that the most highly respected leaders avoid techniques to gain short-term compliance; they also steer clear of a self-centered “How can I get people to do what I want?” mindset. Instead, they take a different approach altogether.<p>We interviewed over …

The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …

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Bad Day? 8 Ways to Feel Better About Yourself

If trying to think yourself into a better mood fails, try doing something instead. Here are eight ideas.<p>Some people claim the way you talk to yourself is the key to how you feel.<p>Try it. Pump your first in the air and repeat after me: "I feel great about myself!"<p>How did that work out for …

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How Clutter Affects Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

A few years ago, I worked at a web design agency as a product manager. The part of the job I loved the most was working on product with our design …

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How to Hone Your Creative Routine and Master the Pace of Productivity

We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate …

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Bill would protect landing sites as part of national park system.

Care to go for a hike in a national park? How about one on the moon? A bill introduced in Congress would protect U.S. Apollo lunar landing sites by …

Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Europe's Oldest Inhabited City

As the bus drove through Plovdiv's suburbs, after a two-hour journey from the capital Sofia, I felt like I was visiting an old friend.<p>I have had an inner obsession with Plovdiv for years. My fixation with the myth of Orpheus led me to the lands of ancient Thrace, right to this historic city …

Best Kept Wild: Roaming New Zealand

THE CHOPPER CAME flat over a dense forest of tree ferns, black beech, and red-flowered rata trees. It sailed over New Zealand’s Fiordland cliffs and fell to the whitecaps of the Southern Ocean. The cliffs were threaded with waterfalls, like in <i>Avatar.</i> Nick Wallis, a 33-year-old pilot for Alpine …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

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Space Pictures This Week: Starburst Aurora, Milky Way Portraits

A galaxy hunter takes a last look, the Milky Way shines, and auroras shimmer in this week's best space pictures.

Big Pic: Radar Makes Lake Look Like Bad Stoner Art

Topographic radar imagery paints a glowing line through bone-white Appalachia<p>The alien landscape above is actually a slice of Appalachia in Pennsylvania. At the center of it, in bright reds and vibrant purples, sits Raystown Lake.<p>Raystown is an odd lake - it's man-made, and man-made <i>twice,</i> first in …

Humans May Evolve To Grow An Endless Supply Of Teeth

In the future, you--like the pufferfish--could have so many teeth that you'll wear necklaces made out of your spares. It'll be weird.<p>The pufferfish is a very curious animal for lots of reasons; it swallows air or water to make itself larger and more threatening, it combines its combining pectoral, …

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …

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Pig Candy

Posted by Josh<p>There are few pleasures in life quite like <b>pig candy</b>. This sugar coated treat hits so many culinary high marks it's insane—smokey, …

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Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …