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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free

Put Google's insights about what makes a great manager to use without paying a penny.<p>When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that …

The first ever photograph of light as both a particle and wave

(Phys.org)—Light behaves both as a particle and as a wave. Since the days of Einstein, scientists have been trying to directly observe both of these …

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists prove brain implant works in primates

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury.<p>Currently people who break their backs or suffer a spinal trauma are unable to stand or move even though …

Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL's current OT format

The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals stumbled to a 6-6 tie Sunday night in the desert, the fourth deadlock since the NFL instituted new …

NFL

Scientists discover pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases

Breakthrough paves the way for more accurate treatment of a cancer fewer than 20% of sufferers survive more than year after diagnosis<p>Scientists have discovered pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases, paving the way for more accurate diagnosis and treatment.<p>Researchers said the findings were …

Why Science Denialism Is Costing Us A Fortune

In case you haven’t heard, the moon landings were faked, the measles vaccine causes autism, climate change is a hoax, and genetically modified crops (GMOs) are, you know, the pits. If you want evidence, just check the Internet.<p>Scientists like me adopt all kinds of strategies in trying to combat …

Norway's 2 biggest banks have stopped handling cash

Note the ominous implication of this absurd statement: any large or even moderate-sized financial transaction that people manage to keep private must involve criminal activity. Indeed, in 2013, a Norwegian man had his home ransacked by police after he purchased a PC, TVs and a washing machine for …

St. Petersburg

Switzerland might be ending banking as we know it

I can pretty much guarantee you that the biggest story not being covered in the traditional business press right now is that Switzerland is holding a referendum later this year to consider ending fractional reserve banking (!).<p>Yes, you read that correctly. That paragon of the banking industry is …

Great Depression

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock . Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i> , the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Forget Schrödinger's Cat: The Latest Quantum Puzzle Is About Three Pigeons in Two Holes

For decades, Schrödinger’s famous thought experiment involving a cat has been the turn-to illustration of quantum mechanics. But now there’s a new …

An oligarchy has broken our democracy. It must be dislodged

Each new election year promises change. We will choose a new president and new representatives in Congress; fresh faces will make their appearances in Washington DC, while old ones disappear. But what about the people who stay in power, one election after another, less exposed to the public eye?<p>The …

The One Weird Trait That Predicts Whether You’re a Trump Supporter

And it’s not gender, age, income, race or religion.<p>If I asked you what most defines Donald Trump supporters, what would you say? They’re white? They’re poor? They’re uneducated?<p>You’d be wrong.<p>In fact, I’ve found a single statistically significant variable predicts whether a voter supports Trump—and …

Political Science

Anti 'sweet tooth' hormone discovered by scientists

A hormone which switches off the preference for sugary foods has been found by scientists<p>A cure for sugar cravings is a major step nearer after scientists identified a hormone which suppresses a "sweet tooth".<p>Researchers say their findings, published online in the journal Cell Metabolism, could …

The Limits of Fact-Checking

Calling Trump (and others) out for their lies doesn’t seem to make a difference. What’s going on?<p>Of what use are all of journalism’s fact-checking operations? Don’t get me wrong. I’m a devoted fan of the truth, love reading corrections columns in the press and do not shy from revisionist history. …

Here's how to raise more generous kids

Suddenly, he decided he was starving again. God forbid he inadvertently give <i>anything</i> to his younger sibling, even a half-eaten piece of cold fish he doesn't want.<p>Around the holidays, I often wonder what I can do to foster altruism in my kids. It's the season of giving, but it feels like the season …

Parenting

Amazon shows the world its latest Prime Air drones

When Amazon first told the world about its plans for drone-based delivery in 2013, many dismissed it as a fantastical publicity stunt. But since then …

Physicists Prove That Spooky Action At a Distance Is Real

Entanglement is one of the strangest aspects of quantum mechanics, whereby two subatomic particles can be so closely connected that one can seem to …

This Tractor Beam Uses Holograms Made Of Sound To Move Objects

You can now lock on to (very small) targets<p>Every day it seems like <i>Star Trek</i> is looking more like actual science than science fiction. We're working on holographic doctors, transporter beams, and tricorders--and intelligent sliding doors are now a reality.<p>But what about the real-world status of the …

Who Will Driverless Cars Decide To Kill?

A question that will plague the autonomous car industry<p>In philosophy, there’s an ethical question called the trolley problem. If you had to push one large person in front of a moving trolley to save a group of people on the tracks, would you? This abstract idea has taken hold in programming …

Automotive Industry

The 4 Big Lies About Immigrants -- and the Truth

Donald Trump has opened the floodgates to lies about immigration. Here are the myths, and the facts.<p><b>MYTH</b>: Immigrants take away American jobs.<p>Wrong. Immigrants add to economic demand, and thereby push firms to create more jobs.<p><b>MYTH</b>: We don't need any more immigrants.<p>Baloney. The U.S. population is …

Immigration Reform

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was …

Fastest ever neutrino among slew of fresh findings

<b>Physicists have unveiled a raft of new findings about neutrinos bombarding the Earth from above, below - and within.</b><p>An experiment built in a vast slab of Antarctic ice has doubled its count of "cosmic neutrinos" from outer space, by searching for arrivals passing through the planet from the …

Physics

Puerto Rico staggers under $72 billion in debt; governor asks for help

Staggering under a $72-billion debt, Puerto Rico, a U.S. commonwealth in the Caribbean, says it may not be able to make its payments, a step that would rattle the financial underpinnings of the United States.<p>"We must all share the payment of this debt," Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla …

How Isis crippled al-Qaida | Shiv Malik, Ali Younes, Spencer Ackerman, Mustafa Khalili

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

The 7 Biggest Decor Mistakes That Drive Designers Crazy

Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.<p>Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.

The road map to the Universe: Pathways between our Milky Way and 100,000 other galaxies charted in 10-year quest by scientists

An incredible road map of the Universe showing the pathways between our Milky Way and 100,000 other far away galaxies has been revealed by scientists …

Galaxies

When this YouTube star held a book-signing 8,000 teens turned up and police shut the area down: David Beckham did the same thing a week earlier and only 670 people showed up

Speaking at advertiser trade body ISBA's annual conference in London on Wednesday, Dominic Smales, the managing director of social media talent agency Gleam Futures, described the logistics that go into planning meet-and-greets between YouTube talent and their fans.<p>He admitted that initially they …

Here's what Kerry means when he says a nuclear deal with Iran will be 'nonbinding'

"We've been clear from the beginning we're not negotiating a legally binding plan," Kerry told the committee, according to ABC News. "We're negotiating a plan that will have a capacity for enforcement."<p>This wasn't the only instance this week in which a State Department official restated the …