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Welcome to Pleistocene Park

In Arctic Siberia, Russian scientists are trying to stave off catastrophic climate change—by resurrecting an Ice Age biome complete with lab-grown woolly mammoths.<p>Nikita Zimov’s nickname for the vehicle seemed odd at first. It didn’t look like a baby mammoth. It looked like a small tank, with …

The struggle to be British: my life as a second-class citizen

After arriving in Britain as a child, I fought hard to feel like I belonged. Now it feels that the status of migrants like me is permanently up for review<p>I used my British passport for the first time on a January morning in 2002, to board a Eurostar train to Paris. I was taking a paper on the …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

The Sweat Science Endurance Nerd 2017 Book Preview

Here‘s a first look at some (mostly) forthcoming titles on the science of fitness, health, and endurance.<p>Back in December, I posted my annual of list of book suggestions. The timing of that list is dictated by the fact that lots of people are book shopping before Christmas. One downside, though, is …

Faultlines, black holes and glaciers: mapping uncharted territories

In the era of satellites and Google Maps there are still areas that remain a mystery<p>On a quiet summer evening, the Aurora, a 60ft cutter-rigged sloop, approaches the craggy shore of eastern Greenland, along what is known as the Forbidden Coast. Its captain, Sigurdur Jonsson, a sturdy man in his …

Science Says Doing This Can Make Your Team Happier and More Productive

Shifting your focus to others has a profound positive impact on you.<p>Your happiness level plays a major role in your ability to build a successful business.<p>Customers can often feel when the products and services they buy are made with joy, care, and love. Those are the ones that earn their loyalty. …

Happiness

Loneliness actually hurts us on a cellular level

A scientist explains how the pain of loneliness makes us sick.<p>“Humans are social animals” is a phrase often repeated by psychologists to sum up why we’ve been such a successful species. Our ability to live, work, and cooperate in groups is <i>the</i> key to our survival.<p>But it comes with a tradeoff. …

Loneliness

Scientists find 'oldest human ancestor'

<b>Researchers have discovered the earliest known ancestor of humans - along with a vast range of other species.</b><p>They say that fossilised traces of the 540-million-year-old creature are "exquisitely well preserved".<p>The microscopic sea animal is the earliest known step on the evolutionary path that led …

Evolution

19 Daily Habits These Executives Swear By for Their Success

Getting ahead in business and life is all about doing the right little things, day in and day out.<p>When it comes to a recipe for success, a few common ingredients typically go into the mix, such as hard work, perseverance, and a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. A steady regimen of …

Nissan recalls 134,000 vehicles for engine fires

Another day, another recall notice. This time Nissan's pulling back a whole host of late-model vehicles.<p>If you were asked to envision a downside of adaptive cruise control, "starting engine fires" would probably not be the first thing that comes to mind. But yes, that's something you need to worry …

How Qualcomm Flaws Left 900 Million Android Devices Vulnerable to Spies

Security researchers have found a series of security holes in almost a billion Android devices that use chipsets from Qualcomm.<p>The Check Point …

Why are some people more productive than others? Science has the answer

In an economy ruled by change, disruption, and uncertainty, it seems that everyone — individuals and companies alike — is searching for an edge. …

The new New World

THE history of Latin American emigration is best told over lunch. Taco and tostada stalls have spread across the United States because 12m Mexicans …

Latin America

Jurgen Klinsmann On 100 Years Of US Soccer: 'We Need More Ambition'

<b>U.S. Soccer Celebrates 100 years but soccer is still in its infancy in the USA.</b><p>One hundred years ago today, a group of Americans met at New York City’s Astor House Hotel, which was then located on Broadway between Vesey and Barclay streets in Lower Manhattan, to create the United States of America …