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WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90% of bottled water

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after a new analysis of some of the world’s most popular bottled water brands found that more than 90% contained tiny pieces of plastic. A previous study also found high levels of …

Pollution

It's confusing, yes, but there is a difference between song, record and album of the year

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know your Kendrick Lamar from your Migos, your "Despacito" from your "That's What I Like."<p>You are your trivia team's go-to person whenever music history is the subject.<p>But we won't hold it against you if you don't have a clue what the difference is between Grammy's Song of the Year and …

Music

SpaceX is planning to launch its Falcon Heavy rocket on February 6th

The rocket will take off from Launchpad 39A<p>Just days after SpaceX performed a successful static fire of its Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk says that the company is planning to launch the rocket for the first time on Tuesday, February 6th from Cape Kennedy in Florida.<p>SpaceX originally intended to …

Elon Musk Has 24 Hours in a Day. So Do You. Here's How He Gets More Done | Inc.com

Benjamin Franklin once said that time is like money. Without being managed properly, how do you know where it's going?<p>Time management is one of those issues that we all face at work, but (ironically) few of us have the time to address.<p>For the world's top CEOs, however, time management simply can't …

Time Management

There are 2 types of time travel and physicists agree that one of them is possible

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains what we know about time travel so far. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Brian Greene:</b> I'm Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University …

NASA confirms possibility of asteroid Apophis hitting Earth in 2036, What Next?

Earth might have just 29 years left in its life cycle, as NASA has revealed that the planet may face massive destruction in 2036, following an …

A Journalist Who Interviewed 585 CEOs Says They All Have These 3 Things in Common | Inc.com

If you're aiming to make it to the very pinnacle of business success, one way to go is to follow in the footsteps of exceptional leaders who have already scaled those heights. But what CEO should you emulate?<p>Some started their companies in vans, others have been disciplined overachievers all their …

CEOs

The Last of the Iron Lungs

Martha Lillard spends half of every day with her body encapsulated in a half-century old machine that forces her to breathe. Only her head sticks out …

Scientists engineer nonimmune cells that kill cancer upon contact

Synthetic T-Cells<p>In the continuous search for potentially cancer-curing treatments, researchers have turned to engineering cells. They’ve found that …

Transhumanism And The Future Of Humanity: 7 Ways The World Will Change By 2030

Companies today are strategizing about future investments and technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, or growth around new business models. While many of these trends will make for solid investments for the next 5-10 years, fewer companies are considering the …

Singularity

7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way | Inc.com

As elders are always telling younger people, experience is the best teacher. But if you can take in a life lesson without putting yourself through difficulty--if you can benefit from someone else's experience instead of your own--so much the better.<p>Here are seven such lessons that it would be great …

Motivation

Not a Cool Kid in High School? Study Says You Should Probably Be Relieved | Inc.com

High school can be brutal on kids that don't quite fit in. But if you think the bullying and social isolation of not being popular is bad, you should see what happens to the captain of the football team or chief Mean Girl after they graduate.<p>Science actually suggests that, as nasty as high school …

High School

Scientists have discovered a potentially suicidal problem with going to Mars

NASA is dead-set on sending astronauts to Mars within the next 15 to 20 years. China has said it hopes to send people there between 2020 and 2030, and even Russia is floating plans to put boots on the red planet.<p>Meanwhile, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is trying to cut the cost of spaceflight enough to …

Space Exploration