Could these mysterious flashes of radio waves come from a planet-sized device to power alien spacecraft? Fast radio bursts (FRB) are perhaps the most mysterious phenomena we observe in the cosmos. Earlier
In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway. The story later became part
There’s no shortage of iPhone wallpaper sites out there, but trawling through them to find decent images can be a tedious process. One Reddit user, however, has done the work for you, pulling together
To develop high performers, praising effort achieves way more than praising results. Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring. If you do
"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem." The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles paradoxes
An organization is only as good as the relationship between the CEO and the executive team. Take the lead to avoid these common missteps. The executive team is the most important unit in the company. and
In the age of Silicon Valley, a lot of us dream of launching the next Warby Parker, Instagram, or Airbnb—a wildly successful business that will leave us financially set for life. But the game is kind rigged.
For the stoic souls participating in Dry January the local pub might seem like a den of temptation which is best avoided. But a new study from Oxford University has found that drinking in moderation with
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People often lament that despite their best efforts, they just cannot seem to get, and stay, organized. Even though they’ve been working at it diligently and have tried many strategies, nothing seems stick.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Walking around TEDMED 2016, I couldn't help but think of The Lonely Island song “Incredible Thoughts.” You know, the faux-philosophical rap that pokes fun at the world of Silicon
One of the great things about Netflix is that it has brought thoughtful, compelling documentaries to a much wider audience, which filmmakers could only dream of a decade ago. And with bingeworthy titles
A Coursera co-founder and former Google exec on the books that help him come up with so many great ideas. Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of great ideas don't just pop out of thin air. Most
The world's most mysterious book has been locked away in a vault at Yale University for nearly all of the past half century, its worn pages accessible to few and its secrets thus far decipherable to no
It’s been 13.8 billion years since the Big Bang, something we’ve been able to date from a variety of lines-of-evidence. But that’s the amount of time that has passed for us since the Big Bang; since time
These 5 mind-melting thought experiments helped Albert Einstein come up with his most revolutionary scientific ideas
One of Einstein's most defining qualities was his remarkable ability to conceptualize complex scientific ideas by imagining real-life scenarios. He called these scenarios Gedankenexperiments, which is
You might lose your iPhone or iPad, but Find My iPhone pretty much guarantees you’ll always at least know generally where it is, whether you left it at a friend’s house or at the bar (I did this once.
The retro chic of vinyl (this package of John Coltrane’s pivotal sessions for Atlantic in 1959-60 is released as seven vinyl discs or six CDs) seems now to be joined by an appeal to the marketability stone-age
Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones. Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists,
Why good communication skills are more valuable than ever. It began so innocently. A young reader's request for advice went viral over the weekend, via a blog post on Askamanager.com. The reader had received
As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and Finding Nemo. We race to get