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Humans Genetically Engineered To Be Super Intelligent Could Have An IQ Of 1000

Hsu is something of a scientific polymath, who has done work pertaining to quantum physics, dark energy, finance, and information security, as well as genomics and bioinformatics, or the application of computer science and statistics to biological data. He officially holds the title of …

What Makes You 'Click' With Someone Else?

You can’t put your finger on it.<p>You may not have anything in common.<p>On paper it might seem you’d never be friends.<p>But you just… “<i>click</i>.”<p>How does that …

Why This Man Gave Up His $40M Company To 'Fix' Coffee

“When I was a teenager I thought that money, fame and success would be the solution to everything,” says Michael Jones. A serial entrepreneur in his mid-40s, Jones founded Implantable Provider Group in 2004, a healthcare company that buys medical implants like pacemakers, gives them to hospitals …

Are Your Speeches Dramatic Enough?

I had a fun 5 years in the 90s writing plays and getting them produced. Five plays showcased in five years — I felt like a success! But then reality intervened in the form of the need to make a living with more gainful employment, as I couldn’t find anyone willing to pay me to continue to write …

3 Dead Simple Ways to Catch a Liar in the Act

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

The Simple Secrets That Make People Fascinating

Whether you want to be a star in your field or make your product irresistibly interesting, being fascinating is about standing out from the crowd–and doing a little self-marketing.<p>What makes someone fascinating?<p>Americans are often fascinated by celebrities–for reasons good and bad–but who’s hot one …

6 Ways to Brown Nose Your Way to the Very Top

Sometimes you have to kiss up to get ahead in the workplace. Sure, you can get on the boss’s good side just by being good at your job, but sometimes …

4 Money Mistakes That Will Totally Ruin You

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Fighting Your Business Battles: 6 Lasting Lessons From Sun Tzu’s Art Of War

You’ll probably never read the entire book many consider a business strategy bible. So read this instead.<p>Business has always been tough, but it has gotten even more difficult as competition has become more global, faster-paced and increasingly technology-dependent. So why in the 21st century would …

Using Big Data And Game Play To Improve Mental Fitness

<i>This article was written together with Ellen M. Martin and Melinda Speckmann.</i><p>Games have been part of human culture for millennia. It is no surprise that elements of play can be powerful digital tools to grab our attention and keep us on a path to taking care of ourselves and others.<p>Big data is …

MIT study says Twitter can predict major public events like protests

Humanity has long been obsessed with the ability to predict the future, often by the use of magic or clairvoyance. But these days, scientists are …

Ian Fleming and Ann Charteris: The Real Mr and Mrs Bond

<b>Ian Fleming</b> and <b>Ann Charteris</b> stand as one of history’s most dysfunctional couples. Charteris was a wealthy aristocrat whose troubled upbringing left …

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Nuclear Fusion Just Got a Little Closer to Becoming a Reality

When physicists first split the atom in 1938, in the process known as nuclear fission, the feat led very quickly to the bombs that destroyed …

How Do I Find The Motivation To Get To The Next Stage Of My Career?

Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and Psychologist Art Markman answer our first reader question.<p>The office can be an overwhelming and tricky landscape. To help you navigate the often uncertain terrain of work-life, we’ve tapped a panel of experts to answer your trickiest questions. In this new weekly …

Self-improvement

3 Ways To Be An Effective Self-Leader

You can’t lead others if you can’t lead yourself, and you can’t lead yourself without the right tools.<p>It’s hard to lead others if you don’t know how to lead yourself. This applies not only in business but also in your personal life.<p>I had to re-examine the concepts of self-leadership recently when I …

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CVS to Ditch All Tobacco Products

<i>Updated: Feb. 5, 7:40 a.m.</i><p>CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will remove cigarettes and all tobacco products from its 7,600 pharmacies …

7 Obstacles Keeping You From Change

Learning isn’t done through memorization or new knowledge–it’s in your actions every day. Here’s how you might be standing in your own way.<p>Face it: We’re all just a bunch of old dogs trying to learn new tricks. Whether we’re making resolutions, trying to gain new skills or vowing to kick bad …

An artist has mapped the Internet, literally. According to this amazingly detailed feat of imaginative cartography, posted on the social network deviantART, you could navigate the "Ocean of Information" only to find yourself adrift on the northern island of Wikipedia (it looks a little like Greenland). http://f-st.co/ZCDGMSe Each landmass takes on the name of a popular English-language website or web service and is kinda sorta scaled to its popularity.

This Artist Built A Treehouse In Her Brooklyn Loft: http://f-st.co/YBVwcLS

10 things you didn't know about Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen, Seattle Seahawks owner: http://onforb.es/1eevuvC

SNB would only scrap franc cap if inflation much higher - paper

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank would only consider scrapping its minimum exchange rate of 1.20 Swiss francs per euro if inflation were much higher and there was less upward pressure on the currency, its vice-chairman was quoted as saying on Sunday.<p>A Swiss National Bank (SNB) logo is …

Divided Thailand votes but opposition threatens poll disruption

Thailand is voting in a general election against a background of unrest and tension in the divided country.<p>Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra voted early, soon after polls opened in Bangkok.<p>But more violence is feared, the day after seven people were wounded in a stand-off between supporters and …

Saving the Unseen 1984 Steve Jobs Mac Demo: Behind the Scenes

Last weekend, when I shared the unseen January 1984 Boston Computer Society meeting at which Steve Jobs and team demonstrated the Mac, I mentioned …

Why Smoothies Are Easy, Delicious Productivity Boosters

If you don’t get the right nutrition, your whole day will blend together. So you better get the right fruits, nuts, and veggies into the blender.<p>Software isn’t going to power you through your day–you need a sweet suite of nutrients to do that. Your killer app, then, might be the quick, easy, …

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Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

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8 Strategies To Improve Your Memory

We become more forgetful as we age. By age 45 the average person has a measurable decline in their memory ability, but we have more control than we think.<p>Ever misplace your keys, forget someone’s name, or lose your train of thought? Of course you have. Everyone struggles with their memory from time …

One Therapist’s Diagnosis–And Prescription–For The Overworked Masses Of Silicon Valley

In her new book Speed, Bay Area psychologist Stephanie Brown unpacks the tech industry’s predilection for a frenzied pace of life–and to what extent it’s screwing up our lives and work.<p>What is it like to be a therapist in Silicon Valley?<p>For Dr. Stephanie Brown, it’s been a lot like being a …

8 Unexpected Ways Technology Will Change The World By 2020

Six years isn’t that long, but the rapid pace of innovation means everything–from education to health care to the Internet itself–could look a lot different by then.<p>How will technology change life by the end of the decade? That’s the subject of a new book, called <i>Shift 2020</i>, which explores the …