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Astronomers Are On A Celestial Treasure Hunt. The Prize? Planet Nine

Astronomers think they've discovered a new planet in our solar system.<p>Now all they have to do is find it.<p>Nobody's actually seen the new planet. The reason astronomers think it's out there is the strange behavior of some smallish objects in the Kuiper Belt, a collection of celestial objects orbiting …

Time is now to take the next step on climate change

<b>To the editor:</b> In The Times editorial, the term "business-friendly Democrats" was used as if they were the enemy. ("Don't punt on climate change policy," Editorial, Aug. 8)<p>In my way of thinking, it is refreshing that there are some Democrats who actually think business does provide investment, …

Climate

Estream is a Portable Generator That Can Power Your Mobile Devices Using Running Water

Small, compact, and easy to use, this device is like carrying a portable hydroelectric plant in your backpack.

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

Here's how you can give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up.<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't …

This Very, Very Detailed Chart Shows How All The Energy In The U.S. Is Used

Take a master’s level course in improving your energy literacy, down to the half a percent of our energy that we use to fly military jets.<p>Saul Griffith likes numbers. The serial entrepreneur and MacArthur genius once calculated the carbon footprint of every single action in his life–from buying …

Mom finds the perfect way to ensure her internet-obsessed kids do their chores

Parents will forever find new and inventive ways to ensure that their kids are completing their chores instead of wasting the day away online.<p>Using …

Every Entrepreneur Should Outsource These 3 Key Tasks

Outsourcing. It is not an unfamiliar word in the entrepreneurial sphere. More and more entrepreneurs are trying to infuse this tactic in their business to be more productive.<p>With books like "The 4 Hour Work Week," the benefits of outsourcing have been overstated. Many entrepreneurs want to start …

Zuckerberg to hold his first Facebook Live Q&A

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become well-known for his town hall-style question-and-answer sessions. He's done them from places including Berlin; Delhi, India; and Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.<p>But next Tuesday, he'll do his first Q&A via Facebook Live, the live-streaming …

These Young Inventors Are Tackling Africa's Electricity Crisis

The vast continent of Africa has a complex relationship with electricity. In some countries, like South Africa, demand exceeds the available supply. In others, such as Niger, only 1 in 7 people have access to it at all. Regardless of which end of the scale they’re on, every African electricity …

10 Surefire Ways to Get People Talking About Your Business

A glowing customer endorsement nearly always outperforms traditional paid advertising. Getting people to talk about you starts with trust.<p>Word-of-mouth is one of the most important ways for a company of any size to gain new business. There's nothing like a positive endorsement from an existing …

Short Film Shows What It's Like to Grow Up Being Player Two in Video Games

If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation <i>Player Two</i> should hit you right …

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

Success

7 Reasons You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think

Super successful people do not worry what their critics have to say, good or bad.<p>Most people care what other people think to some extent. However, if you are a "people pleaser" who needs external validation throughout the day it can be tough on the job and in relationships.<p>In order to find …

How To Build A Business On Instagram: Advice From The Million-Plus-Followers Club

We’re in the midst of a social-media revolution with billions of people flocking to apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. It’s no wonder that these platforms hold so much allure to newcomers. Clearly, tapping into the sheer power and reach of a platform like Instagram and others can help to …

Social Media

26 Facts About the Science of Friendship You May Not Know

You know that friends will be there for you when the rain starts to pour, and because you’re there for them too. But there are plenty of interesting …

Astronaut twin Scott Kelly returns after year in space

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1229000/1229799_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534651455_aaa7ea00e6b69310f27b322e07f20436<p><b>US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko have touched down on Earth after almost a year in space.</b><p>Their 340-day mission aboard …

Space Science