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Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer

Dogs are great, and caring for a canine often comes with plenty of benefits. They make us laugh, keep us from being bored, and are often quite …

A $62 billion business opportunity is hiding behind India’s toilet troubles

Three years after rolling out the Swachh Bharat <i></i>(Clean India) campaign, which among other things aims to eradicate open defecation by 2019, India is far from solving its filth problem.<p>Over 70% of rural India still lacks adequate sanitation facilities, World Bank data shows. Over 56% of Indians—some …

Waste Management

Boys not learning how to handle rejection has dangerous consequences

Unfortunately, there’s never a shortage of examples of men displaying their inability to accept a woman telling them “no” and move on.<p>These range from the creepy: the man who won’t stop playing the piano in the park until his girlfriend of four months takes him back, to the deadly: the Texas man …

Psychology

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity

Einstein's wisdom is more relevant to ambitious entrepreneurs than ever before<p>Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also …

How to Get Smarter Every Day – Thrive Global – Medium

Intelligence is a work in progress. Everything a smart person knows, they learned from somewhere at one point or another. Getting smarter doesn’t …

Self-improvement

Scientists have edited the DNA of human embryos using CRISPR – now we need to work out the ethics

With headlines referring to "groundbreaking" research and "designer babies," you might wonder what the scientists actually accomplished. This was a big step forward, but hardly unexpected. As this kind of work proceeds, it continues to raise questions about ethical issues and how we should we react.<p>…

Genetics

Russia’s Villages, and Their Way of Life, Are ‘Melting Away’

BARUTA, Russia — With its winding dirt lanes framed by lilacs, quaint wooden houses and graceful onion-domed church, the tiny farming hamlet of Baruta was once a veritable postcard of Russian bucolic bliss.<p>No longer. More people lie in the tightly packed church cemetery than inhabit the village. …

Link identified between continental breakup, volcanic carbon emissions and evolution

Researchers have found that the formation and breakup of supercontinents over hundreds of millions of years controls volcanic carbon emissions. The …

Is the Indian Economy at an inflexion point?

Inflation has come down to its lowest level in several years. The balance of payments situation is comfortable because stable capital flows are …

Economics

GST impact on the infrastructure sector

Goods and Services Tax (GST) could have significant impact on infrastructure spending. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<p>The infrastructure sector is the …

How to Better Manage Your Energy, Time, And Attention to Achieve Peak Performance

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups YouThe post How to Better Manage Your Energy, Time, And Attention …

Time Management

Hats off to RCB for making green shirts with wasted bottles from the stadium

The team might be having a bad time at IPL this time around, but then - this legacy will live forever! MoreThe post Hats off to RCB for making green …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Samsung has announced its latest Galaxy phones, the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+.</b>They will both go on sale on August 21.<p><b>2. Analysts don't expect Apple to announce plans for its own TV service at September's launch event.</b>The rumored streaming service, which is expected to offer a …

Tim Cook