Lucas Mallory

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Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach." It's about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.<p>Following are 13 things that mentally strong people do not do, Morin says.<p><i>This is an update of an</i> …

Self-help

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 …

God Is Not Dead — but Our Ability to Be Aware of God Might Be

TIME’s 1966 cover story—which provocatively asked “Is God Dead?”—was and remains an ethnocentric proposition with …

Faith

A Jewish candidate won a U.S. presidential primary for the first time. And America yawned.

For the first time in American history, a Jewish candidate won a presidential primary election. And America yawned.<p>I'm talking about Bernie Sanders, of course, who thumped Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire's Democratic contest on Tuesday. Everyone is aware that Clinton would be our first female …

Bernie Sanders

My house is getting a robot next year, and before long, yours may too

I’m building a new house, and thanks to the Internet of Things and falling prices of some very advanced technology, it could very well have a robot living in it alongside my family. In a certain way, the building itself could even be a robot.<p>Everyday technology struggles, like wrestling with the …

Robotics

New Nuclear Reactor Could Hold The Secret Of Lasting Fusion

A team of researchers from Germany has completed the construction of a new experimental fusion reactor, which they hope will surpass all the other …

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

A Bill Gates-backed Canadian company opened a plant that sucks carbon from the air

Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.<p>That carbon goes through a series of chemical processes and emerges as pellets, which can be used to make fuel — or simply be stored underground.<p>…

15 Online Apps which change the way you approach student life

Back to school time! Soon enough, you will be occupied with classes, academic projects, exams, and of course, a social life. That’s completely fine …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

The History of Philosophy Visualized

Simon Raper at Drunks & Lampposts has composed a data visualization of the relations of influence among philosophers. This was put together to …

7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality You Need To Read

Apprehensive about those spirituality books in the Self-Help aisle? Me too. Here are 7 Science-Backed books about Spirituality to help get your …

Fighting Climate Change Will Take Economic Innovation, Too

If any of us want to make a dent in the adverse effects of climate change in our lifetimes, we’ll need all hands on deck. That, in fact, is one of …

Economic Justice

The Swedes Have Created The Most Efficient Solar Energy System Using Mirrors And A 2-Centuries-Old Invention

A technology company in Sweden has installed a solar power plant, which it claims is the most efficient in the world today. It has even managed to …

Is CrossFit Safe? What '60 Minutes' Didn't Tell You

CrossFit is a global phenomenon: 12,000 locations, hundreds of thousands of diehards, and a full-body workout that can make you look like a superhero, <i>60 Minutes</i> said on Sunday.<p>“In just 15 years, the king of CrossFit has created the largest gym chain in history,” correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi …

Climate Scientists Get Respect, So Why Don't Nuclear Scientists?

When we talk about climate change, we point out that 97% of climate scientists agree that we are in a warming period and that we need to act.<p>When we converse about biological evolution, we acknowledge that 100% of geologists understand that biological evolution has been acting on Earth for the last …

NASA's seemingly impossible space engine looks more possible after its latest test

A group of NASA scientists have been working on a potentially revolutionary space engine that doesn't require rocket fuel and could make a trip to Mars in just 10 weeks. Or, they could be looking at a scientific error in violation of one of classical physics' core rules. They've been trying to …

14 Companies Considered 'Best For The Environment'

<b>Seventh Generation</b>, the Burlington, VT maker of environmentally friendly laundry detergent, trash bags and diapers, takes its name from an Iroquois law that says, “In our every deliberation we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.” Since it was founded in 1988 the …

Scientists create dark matter 'map' to see invisible space

We've finally gotten our first glimpse at the mysterious material that supposedly makes up 27 percent of the universe. It's only taken two years of research, the efforts of 300 researchers working for the Dark Energy Survey (DES) and a 570-megapixel camera attached to the Victor Blanco telescope in …

29 million US health records exposed by data breaches between 2010 and 2013

Most of the information was stored electronically<p>Approximately 29 million health records were affected by data breaches between 2010 and 2013 in the US — 67 percent of which were stored electronically, according to a study published in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> today. These …

Health Care

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

Running a successful business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools at hand. Razor sharp time management skills and keeping your …

Project Management

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are No Match For Medieval Potion

Recipe from Bald's Leechbook found to be highly effective against MRSA<p>Bloodletting, mercury cures, holes drilled in the head—many ancient medical remedies seem ill-advised based on our modern understanding of medicine. But researchers recently found that a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon treatment …

SunEdison Buys Solar Grid Storage for Battery-Backed PV and Wind Energy

It’s the first big solar player to dive into energy storage—but it won’t be the last.<p>Last month, we predicted that one of the country’s big …

6 Articles on Design Theory to Help You Create Beautiful Landing Pages

Good landing page design isn’t just about pretty pictures – it’s about structuring your page to guide users toward the goal. Image by Baldiri via …

A doctor discovers an important question patients should be asked

This patient isn’t usually mine, but today I’m covering for my partner in our family-practice office, so he has been slipped into my schedule.<p>Reading his chart, I have an ominous feeling that this visit won’t be simple.<p>A tall, lanky man with an air of quiet dignity, he is 88. His legs are swollen, …

Let There be Light: The Importance of Sunshine

The northern latitude of Seattle allows its residents to make vitamin D from sunshine for only eight months out of the year, but excess amounts are …

Naturopathic Students Make Strides at the 2015 American Medical Student Association

Naturopathic students attending the 65th National Convention for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) in Washington, D.C. made positive …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Personal Finance