Jesie K. Randhawa

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US economists Shiller, Fama and Hansen win Nobel prize for work on predicting markets

Nobel prizes can be as hard to predict as the stockmarkets, but this year the winners of the economics awarded included longterm favourites Robert Shiller and Eugene Fama.<p>They, together with Lars Peter Hansen, were awarded the accolade for their separate research on developing understanding of …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Japan

Columbus Day: Biggest Misconceptions and Exploring the Era of First Contact

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>Famed painter and illustrator N.C. Wyeth created a series of murals in 1927 for National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., including this one showing the ships of Christopher Columbus’s voyage of discovery. (Photo courtesy NGS)<p>Christopher Columbus’s landfall in the …

The Week in Spandex - Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., X-Men: Days of Future Past, Arrow, The Flash and more

<b>Our weekly round up of all the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter</b> …

Two TV spots for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Coming hot on the heels of this week’s new trailer, Warner Bros. Pictures has released two new TV spots for <b>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</b>, the …

George R.R. Martin teases Game of Thrones season 4's Purple Wedding

After the shocking events in the penultimate episode of <b>Game of Thrones</b> season three, wedding bells will be ringing again next year when the epic …

The 22 Most Beautifully Secluded Places In The World | Great Travel Pictures

These amazing nature places are secluded from the whole world. If you would love to visit some strange and amazing places this summer, than you can …

Adrian Myers: Where Nazis Were the Prisoners | Nat Geo Live

A decade of World Archaeology - World Archaeology

<b>Ten years ago, CWA was launched on its maiden voyage of discovery. Here, Editor in Chief Andrew Selkirk flicks back through the pages to reflect on</b> …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

How Your Memory Works (and Three Ways to Improve It)

How would you like to be able to recall the name of a client or associate you just met? How would you like to go to the bank and not fumble for your …

The Brain

Kahlil Gibran's Stunning Declaration of Mankind's Nature

Around midsummer of this year, I was undergoing an inexplicable spell of irrational guilt.<p>These types of episodes have come to me before, but they’re …

How to Think Like a Philosopher, with Daniel Dennett | Big Think Mentor

The Laws of Attraction

(Photo: al fernandez)<p>The BPS Research Digest offers a quick guide to the psychology and science of human attraction. Their dating suggestions — based …

Water Wars: Egyptians Condemn Ethiopia's Nile Dam Project

As the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam takes shape, tempers rise.<p><b>"Ethiopia is killing us," taxi driver Ahmed Hossam said, as he picked his way through Cairo's notoriously traffic-clogged streets. "If they build this dam, there will be no Nile. If there's no Nile, then there's no Egypt."</b><p>Projects on …

New programming language could code DNA to deliver drugs and detect diseases

The University of Washington envisions a future where our bodies will be tuned to heal us just as easily as software is built to entertain us — and it's come up with a method that could eventually turn this idea into a reality. University researchers have developed a programming language that …

Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature

Despite his enormous contributions to science, Albert Einstein was no reclusive genius, his ever-eager conversations and correspondence engaging such diverse partners as the Indian philosopher Tagore and a young South African girl who wanted to be a scientist. In 1931, the Institute for …

48 Ballet Dancers Recreate the Human Brain for TEDxAmsterdam

This seems to be the year of the creative TEDx trailer. Now, from my friends at TEDxAmsterdam comes The Human Brain -- a mesmerizing "trailer" for this month's event, themed Human Nature, featuring 48 dancers from The Dutch National Ballet and an utterly smile-inducing original song titled "Turn …

Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview

Legendary Swiss psychiatrist <b>Carl Gustav Jung</b> (July 26, 1875–June 6, 1961), along with his frenemy Freud, is considered the founding father of modern analytical psychology. He coined the concepts of collective consciousness and introverted vs. extroverted personality, providing the foundation for …

Amelia Earhart on Motivation, Education, and Human Nature in Letters to Her Mother

When <b>Amelia Earhart</b>, born on July 24, 1897, disappeared over the Pacific on July 2, 1937, she left behind a legacy shrouded in legend, glory, and modern-day mythmaking. But whatever Amelia the public icon may have imparted, Amelia the private person brimmed with far more dimensional insight on life …

First Cloudy Alien Planet Spotted From Earth

Call it cloudy with a low chance of meatballs. The alien world Kepler-7b — a very reflective world in big telescopes — has clouds in its upper atmosphere. And scientists have actually been able to map those out, despite the planet’s great distance from Earth (at least 1,000 light-years away.)<p>It’s …

Universe

Giant mirrors bringing sunlight to town cloaked in darkness 5 months a year

Rjukan is a town located in the southern county of Telemark in Norway. For 5 months of the year it is cloaked in darkness, with no direct sunlight …

Geology

World's first lab-grown burger is eaten in London

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1000000/1000253_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522261628_cb3027186a261af2fa54767aeb84339d<p><b>The world's first lab-grown burger has been cooked and eaten at a news conference in London.</b><p>Scientists took cells from a cow and, at an institute in the …

Sergey Brin

Scientists Recommend Having Earth Put Down

FORT COLLINS, CO—Claiming that it is the humane thing to do, and that the planet is “just going to suffer” if kept alive any longer, members of the …

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