Jacob Taggart

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Birth Of Memory: Why Kids Forget What Happened Before Age 7

Recently, my nearly-4-year-old niece suffered the kind of childhood accident every parent dreads: she fell off her bike and broke a front tooth high above the gum line. The resulting pain and eventual extraction were a harrowing experience for her parents, but fortunately the little girl emerged …

Parenting

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From The 4 Richest Hip Hop Moguls

While many <i>hip-hop artists</i> are quick to jump on the mic and talk about all the money they’ve made, none have been able to attain the success (<i>and</i> …

5 Ways To Avoid Failure

Most people think that running out of money is the main reason for failure among startups. This is somewhat of a fallacy. The collective fate for the …

The No.1 Reason Why People Fail And 9 Ways To Change It

It can be really annoying and frustrating. You get up early, you roll up your sleeves, you are working really hard all day long, day after day… yet, …

Goal Setting: From "Get a Girlfriend" To "Own a Company"

I began thinking about how I started my company: the when, the why, and the how. I have always known I wanted to be an entrepreneur; it was just a …

12 Interesting Facts About The Power of Your Dreams

<i>Dreams are fascinating and curious</i> and everyone has them; if you can remember each and every one of them though is another question. It is …

How to Create a Positive Attitude | Inc.com

A positive attitude--optimism, expectancy, and enthusiasm--makes everything in business easier. A positive attitude boosts you up when you're down and supercharges you when you're already "on a roll."<p>Here's how to cultivate a positive attitude, regardless of what's happening at work, based upon a …

Self-help

The 5 Step Process to Develop Life Long Motivation

<i>Motivation</i> is often cited as the magical answer to everything you want. If you were motivated you would lose that weight, write that book, start the …

Facebook co-founder: email is about to die

When Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz ran the company's engineering team -- in those heady days when Facebook was still taking over the world -- …

Do You See What I See? Kids' Visual Memory Works In Mysterious Ways

When kids look around, how much are they taking in about the objects that surround them? Scientists have recently devised new ways to peer inside little kid brains and figure out how their visual working memory works. They found that although young kids use the same parts of the brain to record …

Huge Alien Object Spotted on Moon via NASA Imaging? (+Photos)

Google Moon shows what appears to be a massive alien spacecraft on the moon. It is L-shaped with what appears to be seven lights dotting its edge. …

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New Transparent Display Developed at MIT Could Be Applied as Thin Plastic Coating on Windows

A new transparent display developed by MIT researchers could be applied as a thin plastic coating on windows. The technology could enable store …

3 Clever New Ways to Store Solar Energy

Researchers struggle to find the most efficient—and least expensive—way to bring solar energy to consumers even when the sun isn't shining.<p><b>While engineers build cheaper and more efficient</b> solar panels to soak up more of the sun's rays, it's storage that needs a breakthrough so that solar energy can …

Clean Energy

This Dwarf Planet Might Have More Fresh Water Than All Of Earth

And it's actually (relatively) nearby<p>This is poor, unfortunate Ceres. Discovered in 1801, it was at first called a planet, then soon classified as an asteroid, and recently as a dwarf planet, not quite qualifying for real planet status despite residing in the solar system's asteroid belt. But now …

Astronomy

Superhuman Energy Cultivated by Meditators: It's Science

The energy emitted by people who have reached an advanced level in meditation practice has been shown by multiple studies to exceed normal human …

Sloth Fur Might Yield New Drugs

Microbes living in the beasts' coats could be deadly to malaria and cancer cells.<p>Sloths are cute. Take this video of baby sloths being washed:<p>Until today, this video might represent sheer joy. But a new study causes a different reaction: NOOOO! DON'T KILL THE FUR FUNGI!!!<p>New research, you see, has …

Biology

It’s Startling How Much Nebulae Look Like Eyes—Makes You Wonder… (+Photos)

Mushrooms Are Helping Purify Dirty Waters

Shroom-cleaning<p>Let this idea grow on you: using mushrooms to clean up dirty, polluted urban streams. That's what environmentalists are trying in Oregon. Volunteers for Ocean Blue Project, an ecological restoration nonprofit, are placing mushroom spawn in burlap sacks with a mixture of coffee …

E.coli

7 Out Of 10 People Will Live In Cities By 2050

Goodbye, little house on the prairie.<p>As people flock to urban centers, engineers will need to figure out how to accommodate them. In 2006, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority started digging a train tunnel beneath Manhattan to connect the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s second …

Grand Central Station

Real People With Comic-Book Super Powers

1. Rock Crusher<p>Seken Tolebekov, 83, of Kazakhstan, can crush rocks with his bare hands. He started crushing rocks when he was 24.<p>“I think I have some …

Meditation

We All Have at Least Three Eyes—One Inside the Head

The pineal gland in the human brain has the structure of an eye. It has cells that act as light receptors, as the retina does. It has a structure …

Graphene - the new wonder material

Scientific interest rolls in for a material that is more solid than steel and a better conductor than copper<p>The molecule is priceless but it is not a matter of cost – a few hundred dollars per kilo. The value lies in its potential. The molecule in question is called graphene and the EU is prepared …

7 Approaches to Fixing Your Adrenal System

Adrenal fatigue is a term used to describe the belief that the adrenal glands are exhausted and unable to produce adequate amounts of hormones such …

Wellness

Plank-Grilled Salmon with Mustard-Dill Sauce | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Grilling salmon on a cedar plank started in the Pacific Northwest, and it’s become a popular way to prepare this prized seafood. Here, we’ve paired it with a honey-mustard sauce reminiscent of the Jewish delicatessens of New York. Any leftover salmon will be outstanding on your morning</b> …

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

Why America’s “underbanked” are key to the growth of mobile payments

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: mikeledray/Shutterstock<p>At the height of the first Great Depression, President Roosevelt signed the Banking Act of …

What Android Has That iOS Has Not (Yet)

Android is open and customizable. iOS is closed, designed for ease. But iPhone users are maturing, demanding more personalization, and Apple might give it to them at WWDC. At D11, Tim Cook said “I think you will see us open up more in the future, but not to the degree that we put the customer at …

The Federal Reserve Will Lose Billions But It Just Doesn't Matter

In May the Fed lost $155 billion in paper value on its $3.2 trillion portfolio of assets. That means the Federal Reserve’s capital resources of $55 billion would have been wiped out nearly three times over had it been necessary for the central bank to mark its portfolio to market, or to sell a …