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Face of the moon to change completely – in 81,000 years' time

The moon is bombarded by so much space rock that its surface gets a complete facelift every 81,000 years, according to a study of Nasa data.<p>This churn – affecting the top 2cm (nearly an inch) of mostly loose moon dust – happens 100 times more frequently than previously thought, scientists have …

Astronomy

Leadership? Let's Talk About Courage First

Before you can call yourself a leader, you need to find your courage.<p>Leadership is practically a cottage industry, and content on leadership is literally everywhere.<p>And that's a good thing. Every time someone like Elizabeth Holmes or Bernie Madoff comes on the scene, we are reminded that true …

Slovenes tussle with French historians over return of King Charles X's remains

NOVA GORICA, Slovenia/SAINT-DENIS, France, (Reuters) - The most celebrated resident of Nova Gorica in Slovenia is long-dead French King Charles X, but now townsfolk worry they may lose him to a movement for the repatriation of his remains.<p>Last month, a French historical lobby group called for the …

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Vertical lunch: To increase food production, crowded Singapore looks up

<i>A new super-efficient vertical farming system in Singapore is producing greens for the 5 million residents of the crowded city-state. The system is helping increase Singapore’s food security, while also helping cut down on the climate impact of food production. Sam Eaton reports, in the first part</i> …

Buckminster Fuller – The Library

<b>Photos by D.J. Hawkins</b><p>Dr. R. Buckminster (Bucky) Fuller<p><b>For access to more information, books and products based on the work of Bucky, check out</b> …

This Simple Trailer Has Everything You Need to Deal With Disaster

When the flood waters recede and the firefighters have put out the flames, infrastructure is often a casualty of the disaster. It's a problem that's …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …