Michael

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Star Wars: J.J. Abrams Says He Knows Who Rey's Parents Are

We finally know <i>where</i> Rey is, but that leaves another question for Star Wars fans to wrestle with for the next two years: Just <i>who</i> is Rey?<p>As we learned …

Star Wars

Kerry Washington, Donald Trump and More Celebrities React to President Obama's State of the Union Address

The entire nation – including celebrities – watched as President Obama made his final State of the Union address on Tuesday.<p>Kerry Washington praised …

Stocks Take a Beating as Alarm Grows

Investors flee amid anxiety over global economy, oil; Dow nears correction territory<p>The new year’s stock-market rout deepened Wednesday, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average down almost 10% from its highs of late last year and sending investors flocking to safety.<p>The Dow ended the day …

Stock Markets

The Periodic Table Finally Has a Full 7th Row

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, finally rounding out the chemical table’s seventh row, officials said.<p>The International …

Chemistry

This Popular Supplement May Spur Weight Loss: Study

Many people take fish oil with the hopes of boosting their brain function, or alleviating depression, or reducing inflammation in the body. Some …

Holistic Medicine

Oversimplification Keeps Wealth Inequality In Place

Friday was seen as good news for employment. Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 271,000 jobs in October. Unemployment dropped to 5 percent. Excellent, right?<p>Certainly, until you begin to dig into the numbers. What is good on the average is bad for many. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment …

Economics

How To Lead When You Aren't The Leader

I was recently coaching a group of young professionals who work for one of my clients in New Jersey. I was helping them analyze their 360Reach personal brand survey reports (disclosure: 360Reach is a product of my company, Reach Personal Branding) so they could understand how they are perceived by …

Use Your Smartphone At The Library, But Not To Read Books

Here's how tech can encourage the use of ink-and-paper books, not defeat them.<p>While American libraries sprint to digitize their books, one Japanese library is using technology to enhance the experience of reading ink and paper.<p>The Hanno library in Japan has just enabled a new use of near-field …

Russia hopes to have a floating nuclear power plant in operation by 2016

Russia has been hard at work on a floating nuclear power plant for years, but the project is finally getting closer to completion. According to RT.com, one of Russia's biggest shipbuilders revealed that the country's first floating nuclear power plant is expected to be in operation by 2016. While …

Human-animal hybrid organs imagine organic implants of the future

As biological engineering becomes more and more adept, scientists will eventually get to explore the limits of what they can craft in the lab. To that end, designer Agatha Haines has put together a conceptual series of custom organs, which could one day be used by humans as an organic way to …