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Paul Ryan calls eminent domain takeovers wrong, but won't help homeowners in Foxconn case

When it comes to the general idea of using eminent domain to seize someone's private property in the name of economic development, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan hasn’t minced words.<p>He has called it an abuse of power and “wrong,” and twice has voted for bills — one of which he co-sponsored — to curb the …

Foxconn

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a long-awaited blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain injuries.<p>The test, called the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, is also expected to reduce the number of people exposed to radiation …

Medicine

Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' In The Brain

Scientists have found specialized brain cells in mice that appear to control anxiety levels.<p>The finding, reported Wednesday in the journal <i>Neuron,</i> could eventually lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders, which affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.<p>"The therapies we have now have …

Neuroscience

This Google-Backed Biotech Is Trying to Create a Universal Flu Vaccine

Google parent Alphabet’s venture arm GV (formerly Google Ventures) is among the companies backing U.K. biotech Vaccitech, which has set out to …

2017, explained by the late-night writers who had to make fun of it for television

“Comedy is a pretty good BS detector”: 5 writers look back at getting through year one of President Trump.<p>When Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, many people found it impossible to understand what the coming age of Trump might actually entail. But within a few months, as the first …

Comedy

DNA study provides insight into how to live longer

<b>Every year spent in education adds an average of 11 months to people's lifespan, say scientists.</b><p>The researchers say a person loses two months for every kilogram overweight they are - and seven years for smoking a packet of cigarettes a day.<p>Unusually, the Edinburgh university team found their …

Mutations

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding that friend because of the wrong thing I’d said. Plus, I haven’t called my mother yet today: guilty. And I really should have organised something special …

Economic Justice

Homicide Justified: The Legality of Killing Slaves in the Atlantic World

<i>This is an excerpt from the preface of Andrew T. Fede’s</i> Homicide Justified: The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United States and the Atlantic …

How to Photograph Forests and Trees

Master the Art of Photographing Forests and Trees<p>Landscape photography is often associated with the Grand Landscape and the famous vistas. I love a …

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

Why Believing in Your Students Matters

When I hear statements from educators like: “I have the worst class I’ve had in years,” “These kids can’t do it” or “<i>They</i> don’t want to learn” my …

Pedagogy

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regular meditation practice and insight into daily …

Meditation

The best way to maximize your mornings, according to your astrological sign

Whether mornings are your specialty or not, you have to get through them—and any tips to make them more productive (and waking up less torturous) are …

Getting richer might be as simple as taking a class

<b>It is well-known that successful investing requires patience and the ability to delay gratification. The question has long been: Can such discipline</b> …

Self Control

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

Kids Who Do Chores Are More Successful Adults | Inc.com

Want your kids to grow up to be successful? Make them do chores. When they balk (and trust me: they will probably balk), you can tell them that scientific research supports you.<p>It sounds great, and it's true--but there is a catch. (We'll get to that in a minute.) For now, the science.<p>In the Harvard …

Kids

15 Powerful Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to leading scientists.<p>Thirty eminent academics from the worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology have signed a …

Pedagogy

How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.<p>My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark …

Heroic dog saves owner's life by keeping him from freezing

A heroic dog in Michigan is the sole reason a man is alive today. “Bob” slipped and broke his neck retrieving firewood on New Year’s Day in freezing temperatures, and nobody was around to help.<p>The man, thinking he was making a quick trip outside, wasn’t dressed for the freezing temperatures and …

Pets

Why Your Problems Are Your Greatest Motivators | Inc.com

Have you ever grabbed a hot pan? The feedback of the burn is intense and immediate. You're in excruciating pain and you'll do just about anything in that moment to solve the problem. You might have found yourself slathering butter all over your hand because the internet said it's an effective burn …

Motivation

World’s First Solar Road Opens in Normandy, France

An automobile drives on a solar panel road during its inauguration in Tourouvre, Normandy, northwestern France, Dec. 22. BENOIT TESSIER / Reuters<p>France has just opened what it claims is the first public solar panel road in the world, officials said on Thursday.<p>The French Ministry of the Environment …

Renewable Energy

Drone photography captures the dramatic inequality of Nairobi

Kenya, the largest economy in East Africa, has some of the starkest inequality in the region. Nowhere is that more apparent than in Nairobi, where the wealthy and middle class live and work next to slums housing some of the country’s poorest.<p>American photographer Johnny Miller, supported by Code …

Africa

The Shot: Hurricane Matthew’s Destruction in Haiti

I arrived in Port-au-Prince before Hurricane Matthew was to hit and stayed at a hotel as it was passing near the city. The moment it was safe, I went out to see if there was any damage in the capital caused by Matthew but only found some flooded streets and homes in Cite Soleil.<p>I went to the …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop …

The Shot: Hanging From Hooks

A few weeks ago, my colleague Dado from Bosnia and Herzegovina called and told me, "I have great story for you; my friend does body suspension and you should photograph it.” Great, I said, but what is body suspension? So I started to read about it online.<p>When I realized what body suspension is, I …

The Shot: Raindrops on Fire in Yellowstone

In my long career documenting events for Reuters and many other clients, I occasionally get to witness something that is truly amazing.<p>It happened the other night in Yellowstone National Park, a place I visit four or five times a year. I usually spend my days far away from the crowds and the …