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4 Simple and Effective Strategies to Handle Difficult People at Work | Inc.com

Lets get right down to it. You want to handle those difficult personalities like a boss? Well, as you read further, you'll notice a theme. It's more about you than that difficult person driving you nuts.<p>I say this because when we're dealing with a difficult person, the only thing we have control …

Emotional Intelligence

How “open source” seed producers from the US to India are changing global food production

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Frank Morton has been breeding lettuce since the 1980s. His company offers 114 varieties, among them Outredgeous, which last year became the first plant that NASA astronauts grew and ate in space. For nearly 20 years, Morton’s work was limited only by his imagination …

Agriculture

According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

Neuroscience

Uprooted: how climate change may kick off an artificial migration of trees

Assisted migration could help save forests<p>The National Park System is turning 100, and The Verge is celebrating with Wilderness Week: a look at the natural world, its freaky critters, and its future.<p>Whitebark pines are majestic trees with a whitish, often wind-curled trunk that grow up high in the …

Ecology

Computer programming made easier

Nobody said computer programming was easy. But maybe in the future, it could be.<p>In order to simplify program development, a National Science …

National Science Foundation

Build an Effective Workout With This 8-Step Blueprint

Workouts are sometimes made unnecessarily complicated. In an effort to pack in as much work as possible, we end up following some haphazard plan that …

Exercise

The world's ever evolving diets in 4 infographics

In the July issue of <i>Scientific American</i>, our Graphic Science section features a data visualization on the consumption of food crops around the world …

Kettlebell Cardio and Strength Total Body Exercises

Turkish Get Up<p>The Turkish get-up is one of the more unusual kettlebell exercises, but excellent for the entire body. By holding the weight over the …

Workouts

11 DIY Body Scrubs to Give Your Skin That Summer Glow

As the weather starts heating up, one thing becomes abundantly clear: Beach season is upon us! And while we start shopping for those stylish one-piece swimsuits and trying out our easy summer hairstyles, we’re also hunting for our new fave summer skin products. Surviving a long cold winter of dry, …

Skin Care

10 Best TED Talks About Healthy Living

Put in your earbuds and get a dose of now-you-know.<p>TED, the nonprofit platform committed to ideas worth spreading, is one heck of a treasure trove. …

7 Tricep Push-Up Variations That Will Build Massive Arms

Performing standard Push-Ups with your hands at shoulder-width will strengthen and build your chest, shoulder, triceps, core and abdomen muscles. But …

Workouts

Marissa Mayer and the New Breed of Product Manager CEOs | Inc.com

In the past year as Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer has been able to double the search engine's stock price, recharge the Yahoo brand, have a baby, and top Fortune's "40 Under 40" list.<p>As Slate writes, Mayer is not a perfect manager, but that's because she doesn't manage people, she manages ideas. It's …

CEOs

An Open-Source Hive To Save The Bees

Bees are dying in droves. Maybe automated manufacturing could give them some help.<p>You may have heard by now: bees are dropping like flies, continuing to die at unprecedented rates, and the reason why is still a bit of a mystery.<p>So to give them a leg up, the group Open Tech Forever has developed a …

Polywater history and science mistakes: The U.S. and USSR raced to create a new form of water.

In Kurt Vonnegut’s 1963 novel <i>Cat’s Cradle</i>, a central plot element is called ice-nine. The substance, created in a lab, was made up of familiar H2O …

Analyst Predicts Multiple iPhone Refreshes Per Year, New Services After Meeting with Apple Execs

Apple's bifurcation of its iPhone lineup will provide the company with the opportunity to offer new iPhone products multiple times per year in the future, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty. Along with pricing flexibility, the ability to offer new products at more frequent intervals …

Five year old genius proves wise beyond his years, disses free Sony tablet for iPad [Video] (Updated)

[youtube http://youtu.be/XFxjy7f9RpY&start=300]<p><b>UPDATE: It looks like ABC removed the video from YouTube and Hulu. Maybe Sony wasn’t too pleased with the poor product placement?</b><p><b>UPDATE 2: There’s currently another version of the video below the fold.. for now.</b><p><b>UPDATE 3: Alas, ABC has made the clip</b> …

Lioness Hugs Conservationist Who Saved Her (PHOTO)

The extraordinary bond between conservationist Mikkel Legarth and the lioness he once saved from almost certain death can be summed up in one picture:<p>The wonderful photograph, which was taken in October 2012, has gone viral this week after the pair's story was picked up by several news outlets. In …

From fertiliser to Zyklon B: 100 years of the scientific discovery that brought life and death

It's 100 years since Fritz Haber found a way to synthesise ammonia – helping to feed billions but also to kill millions, and contributing to the pollution of the planet<p>Several hundred scientists from across the globe will gather in Ludwigshafen, Germany, next week to discuss a simple topic: "A …

I Have Detected a Ghost with Science

This being the time of year for ghosts, I decided to install a piece of software designed to detect when spirits may be, unbeknownst to me, spying on my Internet habits. I'm not sure who would be interested, exactly - personally I can't think of anything worse than watching over someone's shoulder …

Want to Start a Business? Consider These 5 Invaluable Lessons Before Diving In | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Justin Spring.</i><p>On Friday nights, most testosterone-driven high school guys head out to the football field to …

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

7 Ways to Unleash Unlimited Employee Energy | Inc.com

The best employees are masters of making things happen. They create far more energy than they consume, and, instead of taking energy from an organization, they channel and amplify it back. But they'll be most effective if you can provide a work environment that supports and rewards their efforts. …

Employee Engagement

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How Not to Raise Billionaire Brats

Image: Michael Prince for Forbes<p>The Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy, held in June at the United Nations<p>The talk at Forbes’s second annual summit on …

The Solution Revolution (SSIR)

<b>The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society's Toughest Problems</b><p><i>William D. Eggers & Paul</i> …

10 Secrets for Growing an Urban Balcony Garden

Raised in South Africa by a mother who is a ferociously good gardener, Marie Viljoen had one non-negotiable requirement when she went apartment …

What's Killing Our Bees? A Horizon Special

We’re all dimly aware that bees are in trouble. We may even have an idea of what’s to blame for their dramatic decline – intensive agriculture, …

Kia Brings Compact Cars Into the 22nd Century

This isn’t your grandmother’s Smart car. The Kia Electric POP concept vehicle, set to be unveiled at the Paris auto show in October, brings the traditional compact commuter car into the future–a gaudy, shiny future, but the future nonetheless.<p>Kia won’t say much about the three-seater yet, but we do …

Kia Motors

Telling vs. Teaching: Great Leaders Know the Difference | Inc.com

Think about a leader and chances are your first image is of someone giving orders -- maybe it’s the quarterback in a huddle outlining the next play for his teammates, maybe it’s an army officer coolly barking commands in the heat of combat. But chances are, when many of us think of leadership, we …

Leadership

5 Ways to Spot a Potential Leader | Inc.com

As a leader, one of your key roles is to identify and develop potential future leaders.<p>For me, the most telling environment in which to assess leadership potential is that old stand-by, the management meeting. Precisely because it is often routine, prosaic, even boring, the contrast between those …

Leadership