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After watching humans use money to buy food, this very clever boy had an idea.

This is important. It’s possibly the most important story of the year, nay, the decade. A doggo named Negro has just learnt the value of currency. …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

“Empire” Editor Has 7 Steps to Network Successfully in Hollywood

It’s not what you know. It’s who you know.<p>As a filmmaker, you’ve no doubt heard that saying. Maybe you’ve even been a little annoyed by it, not …

Reality TV

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Dork, Dweeb, Nerd, And Geek, Oh My!

These names used to be roughly interchangeable when distinguishing the social outcasts from the in-crowd in school. Yet, those social <i>rejects</i> were …

37 Underrated Netflix Hidden Gems You Should Already Be Watching

*bookmarks this post for whenever I'm bored*<p>1. <i>Sing Street</i> (2016): This truly underrated musical follows a teen in Dublin in the '80s as he forms a rock band to impress a girl.<p>—irishpink<p>2. <i>Train to Busan</i> (2016): It’s a Korean film about a zombie virus outbreak, and it's got a huuuuuuuge twist ending. …

This Venomous Snake Tapped on The Window of a Driving Car in Australia

"Excuse me, are you headed to Nope Town?"<p>Australian drivers are pretty well acquainted with the startlement of finding spiders tagging along for a …

autoparts

A Marine Biologist Says a Whale Protected Her From a Huge Shark While Diving

The first such case ever reported.<p>A 63-year-old marine biologist living on the Cook Islands got the thrill of a lifetime when a 20-odd-tonne humpback …

Marine Mammals

This new machine could finally cure the din of tinnitus with electric shocks to the brain

Using a combination of sound and weak electric shocks, a non-invasive treatment could stop the roots of tinnitus<p>Tinnitus can be an infuriating …

Neurophilosophy

What Are 2018's Biggest Content Marketing Trends?

What Are 2018’s Biggest Content Marketing Trends?<p><b>What big content marketing trends do you see for next year?</b><p><b>-Jake, New York</b><p>As I sat down to write a …

Marketing

11 Clever Advertisements Done Right

These ad execs deserve a raise, immediately.1. What are you doing tonight? Nothing. And this weekend? Nothing.dallaswilkins982. I don't even have a …

Vomiting fungi could be viable solution to world's plastics dilemma, scientist says

The humble fungi could hold the key to eradicating much of the world's waste as it has the ability to both replace and decompose plastics, a …

Pollution

21 Ways To Be A Little More OK In 2018

We’ll get through it...right?<p>I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’m dragging myself into 2018 only by the sheer force of will. To help you brace for yet another year probably a lot like this one, we rounded up some of the best mental health tips we reported this year, both from experts and …

It Takes Years to Build a Great Company Culture, But Only Seconds to Destroy It. Avoid These 7 Common Mistakes

All your efforts to build a high-performing culture will be for nothing if your daily decisions don't support your organization's values.<p>A company's culture is a byproduct of the decisions it makes or fails to make.<p>It doesn't matter how many cool "principles" are posted on LinkedIn or what doctrine …

Management

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

It's almost impossible to understand how unfathomably massive our universe truly is

by Aeon November 6, 2017 Sci-Fi Visions 11057<p>Michael Strauss<p>As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest …

Universe

An arrest warrant for Rose McGowan just appeared — and she’s got questions

<b>Rose McGowan (Getty/Matt Winkelmeyer)</b><p>A felony drug charge has some seeing a nefarious plot in the works, but the facts may not bear that out<p>Charlie May<p>October 31, 2017 3:48pm (UTC)<p>An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Rose McGowan for felony possession of a controlled substance after …

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The …

Google AdWords

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

$15,500 Reward Offered After Endangered Wolf Shot Dead

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has banded together with five conservation groups to offer a $15,500 reward for information about the killing of a federally protected gray wolf.<p>The four-year-old male, known as OR-33, was found dead in late April in southwestern Oregon's Fremont-Winema National …

Wildlife

Why women are better off single

You see, I don't believe that my relationship constitutes a happy ending. I don't want a happy ending. I don't want an ending at all, particularly …

Feminism

Why Your Competitive Advantage Will Fail — Unless it’s the Experience You Deliver

<b>Competition has taken on a new level of dynamism and unpredictability as new entrants, powered by new technologies, continue to demonstrate that</b> …

Discover 'Sunshine,' the Perfect Summer Sci-Fi Flick You've Never Seen

Ten years ago, an ambitious science-fiction film was quietly released in American cinemas. Despite having an all-star international cast and the might of one of cinema's greatest living filmmakers, it barely made any money and was critically ignored (it got a wishy-washy 64 on Metacritic). But …

Science Fiction

'This is one of the worst films ever made’

How to Talk to Girls at Parties is the biggest flop at the Cannes Film Festival – and possibly of all time, writes Nicholas Barber.<p>It may seem harsh to say that How to Talk to Girls at Parties is one of the worst films ever made, given that it isn’t a cynical studio blockbuster, but an indie …

‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Is The Redemption Of CGI

<i>Guardians Of The Galaxy 2</i> was famously reported to have five post-credits scenes, which isn’t quite true. It actually has five <i>mid</i>-credits scenes, which I think we can all agree is too many, but more importantly should give you some idea of just how many people had to work together in order to …

What Living Out of a Suitcase for Nine Months Taught Me About Getting Dressed

2016 did not turn out the way I had expected.<p>Two weeks after leaving my job as the editor of a fashion news site, the boyfriend I’d been living with for two years decided to call it quits on our relationship. Faced with an uncertain income and the prospect of finding a new—and, by necessity, more …

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs unveils Rokr E1, the first iTunes phone

<b>September 7, 2005:</b> Apple and Motorola launch the Rokr E1, the first Cupertino-sanctioned cellphone to run iTunes.<p>Steve Jobs is very unhappy with the results. The device shows that it’s a compromise to let an outside designer create a phone under the Apple banner. The company won’t make the same …