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Meet Gate, the Smartest Lock on the Market

With the universal popularity of the smartphones, and the growing implementation of the Internet of Things, smart locks have become a hot product in …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Loneliness

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From <i>The Power of Now</i> to <i>The Artist's Way</i> to the <i>7 Habits</i>, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.<p>And summer is …

Books

The 20 most popular TED Talks of all time

Since its founding in 1984, the TED nonprofit has hosted thousands of short speeches around the world on technology, entertainment, and design.<p>It began posting video of the presentations online in 2006, and there are now more than 2,100 TED Talks that have been viewed well over a billion …

Public Speaking

The Tantalizing Quest For Gravity Waves

From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."<p><i>Today, February 11, 2016, LIGO scientists announced they had detected gravitational waves in September 2015—the first direct evidence of the</i> …

Physics

SpaceX Launches Satellites, Lands Rocket and Makes History

SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket at a landing pad in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Monday, after launching 11 satellites …

Space Exploration

What Einstein Got Wrong About the Speed of Light

Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Ralph …

Physics

Physicists Prove a New Particle Exists

Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN in Switzerland announced the discovery of a new particle, the pentaquark.<p>The Collider, which …

Physics

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Artificial Intelligence
Solar Power

Say Hello to the First New U.S. Nuclear Plant in Almost 20 Years

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar 2 reactor just got approval to operate. What does this mean for the future of American nuclear energy?<p>Remember the last time a new nuclear power plant opened up in the U.S.? If not, that’s excusable. It wasn’t in this century. It was Watts Bar in …

Why Success Requires Much More Than Natural Talent

When you go on the internet or turn on the television to witness high-achievers changing the world, earning millions or billions, breaking …

Motivation

Einstein wouldn't like it: New test proves universe is "spooky"

LONDON (Reuters) - The universe really is weird, which is bad news both for Albert Einstein and for would-be hackers hoping to break into quantum encryption systems.<p>Eighty years after the physicist dismissed as "spooky" the idea that simply observing one particle could instantly change another …

Quantum Mechanics

Learning Business Focus From Warren Buffett

The most important lessons are not always learned inside the walls of our nation's top business schools. I've been closely observing and listening to Warren Buffett meet with students here in Omaha for a decade, and he has never swayed from the belief that simplicity wins over complexity.<p>At a …

Physicist Lisa Randall on the Sublime and the Crucial Differences Between How Art, Science, and Religion Explain the Universe

“The universe is humbling. Nature hides many of its most interesting mysteries.”<p>“To lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking and cease to ask unanswerable questions,” Hannah Arendt asserted in her spectacular meditation on the life of the mind, would be to “lose not only the ability to …

DARPA develops disappearing delivery drones for emergencies

The Icarus project aims to develop drones which vanish into thin air after their missions are complete.<p>DARPA has revealed plans to create drones …

DARPA

Scientists Can Now Predict Intelligence From Brain Activity

Humans have a love/hate relationship with the cliques, clades, and classes that compartmentalize their world. That tension forms the backbone of so …

The Brain

The 2015 Nobel Prize for Economics winner, Angus Deaton, explained

Angus Deaton, born in Scotland but a longtime professor at Princeton, has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Economics "for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare." Deaton is well-known for a broad body of work rather than for a handful of breakthrough papers. But it is possible to understand …

Income Inequality

Monday Market Preview: Earnings Season Begins

<b>Well, at least the expectations are low now</b>.<p><b>As you can see from the chart on the right, earnings have been revised down 30% in the past week</b> (for companies that reported) <b>and that's the worst pace since 2009 - so we've got that going for us. Meanwhile, the Fed is sending a lot of mixed messages -</b> …

EMC

Physicist Lawrence Krauss Explains How Everything Comes from Nothing

Last fall, we featured a talk by the hot-shot theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, "A Universe from Nothing," which answered some big enchilada …

Thousands of high-res Apollo mission photos just went online

A lunar archivist has just posted thousands of photos taken by Apollo astronauts during their visits to the moon.<p>The Project Apollo Archive made a …

NASA designed app aims to shorten commercial flight times

It seems as though NASA's focus as of late has been solely geared towards Mars and the efforts to get there. However the space agency recently made an announcement that hits a little closer to home. NASA has developed software to help reduce fuel consumption, carbon emissions and even cut travel …

The 5 Little Secrets of Highly Persevering People

Are you getting pumped up with your new exciting project just to give up when it gets hard? Do you start projects never leading them to …

Motivation

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Humanity
Nanotech

Why We Get "High" From Running

Although endorphins previously garnered all of the credit for the rewarding and euphoric sensation related to running, a recently published study by …

5 of the Hottest Places for Startups

When you think of tech startups, you think of sprawling campuses in Silicon Valley fed by venture capitalists from across the bay.<p>San Francisco is …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence
College & University

3 Ways Simon Sinek's 'Why?' Changed My Life

Can a simple question change your life? It did for me.<p>Three years ago, I stumbled on Simon Sinek's TED Talk, which has more than 23 million page views to date. That video and Sinek's book Start With Why have had more of an impact on my career than my two degrees and 15 years as an entrepreneur …

Self-improvement