Maged Daalees

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Social media newsfeeds have hijacked your attention—here’s how to reclaim it

Last week, during another sad desk lunch, I found myself mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook feed and suddenly feeling boxed-in by the same content I’ve seen over and over again. I don’t know when it happened but day-old memes from Twitter, irrelevant quiz results, and the same one or two …

Social Media

China has launched the world's first all-electric cargo ship

First of Its Kind: Electric Cargo Ship<p>China is now the proud owner of the world’s first all-electric cargo ship and has already put the vehicle to …

Cargo Ships

What If the Big Bang Wasn't the Beginning? New Study Proposes Alternative

Was the universe created with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, or has it been expanding and contracting for eternity? A new paper, inspired by …

Bitcoin Mining Guzzles Energy—And Its Carbon Footprint Just Keeps Growing

<i>This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>If you’re like me, you’ve probably been ignoring the bitcoin …

Bitcoin

7 Flipboard Magazines from Around the World for Holiday Inspiration

Looking for some new ideas this holiday season? Want to go beyond the “deck the halls” and glazed ham? Check out the international editions of our Holiday Central magazine, curated by our editors around the world, to find festive food ideas, home decor tips, gift guides, craft suggestions, and …

Decorations

Year in Review: The Biggest Stories of 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, it’s time to look back at the stories and news that defined the past year. There is much to cover, but at a high level these are the issues and events that stand out to us:<p>• <b>The first year of Donald Trump’s presidency</b> was marked by high tensions as the country and world …

5 steps to get your career in gear in 2018

When New Year’s resolutions come to mind, most of us think about getting fit or shedding pounds. But taking stock and setting goals in the New Year …

The trick to cooking the perfect Christmas turkey, according to one celebrity chef

How will you cook yours this year?<p>There are many sources of seasonal stress, but high up on the list has got to be cooking the turkey. A high …

Killing Time

Requiem for an Empire<p>In 1995, <b>Time magazine</b> hired me to be its first staffer to write exclusively about the <b>Internet</b>.<p>Stop for a second and think about how bizarre that was. The job was a little like being made the official biographer of your very own assassin. I was supposed to chronicle the thing …

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

Science has outgrown the human mind

<i>The duty of man who investigates the writings of scientists, if learning the truth is his goal, is to make himself an enemy of all that he reads and… attack it from every side. He should also suspect himself as he performs his critical examination of it, so that he may avoid falling into either</i> …

Consciousness

“HIGH” TECHNOLOGY

There’s gold in them thar weeds!<p>Some years ago, a relative of mine decided to move to Northern California to become a legal <b>marijuana</b> grower. Easy money, he thought.<p>He had been, for much of his life, a long-haul trucker and the back-breaking work was taking a toll on his body. So he and a pal, who …

Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

<b>A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year.</b><p>Between 2012 and 2016, the planet's artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year.<p>Scientists say a "loss of night" in many countries is having negative …

Breakthroughs

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

The inspiring story of this dude who lost 68 kg in 16 months by doing just two things

The inspiring story of this dude who lost 68 kg in 16 months by doing just two things<p>There comes a point in everyone’s lives when you finally make an …

This Online Program Helped Tricia Lose 90 Pounds and Drop 6 Dress Sizes

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Before And After Weight Loss<p>90-Pound Weight Loss Transformation<p>This Online Program Helped Tricia Lose 90 Pounds and Drop 6 …

Katie "Didn't Follow a Specific Diet" and Still Lost 40 Pounds — Here's How

Katie Gallagher's weight-loss story doesn't have any big twists or turns. She didn't follow a diet fad or jump on board with a popular workout regimen. She simply put the time and effort into cleaning up her diet and revamping her fitness plan — all on her own. Here's how she got her health on …

Fitness

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

Live so that you feel you've left nothing on the table.<p>What do you think when a plane you're traveling on hits turbulence? Maybe you pray, maybe you mentally recite the excellent safety statistics of flying, or maybe you distract yourself with daydreams. But chances are excellent you don't have the …

Pete Carroll

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration

Ban on killer robots urgently needed, say scientists

The movie portrays a brutal future. A military firm unveils a tiny drone that hunts and kills with ruthless efficiency. But when the technology falls into the wrong hands, no one is safe. Politicians are cut down in broad daylight. The machines descend on a lecture hall and spot activists, who are …

Artificial Intelligence

Antarctica Was Once Covered in Forests. We Just Found One That Fossilized.

The ancient trees were able to withstand alternating months of pure sunlight and darkness, before falling in history's greatest mass extinction.<p>It was summer in Antarctica, and Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell were on the hunt.<p>Bundled up in parkas to brave negative temperatures, fierce winds, and …

Mystery of Pluto's Super-Cold Weather Solved

The more we learn about Pluto, the more interesting the little world becomes.<p>Hydrocarbon particles in Pluto's atmosphere are responsible for the …

BAE Systems Wins DARPA Contract to Develop 3D Space Warfare Lab

WASHINGTON — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $12.8 million to develop a digital lab to help …

BAE Systems

For the first time ever, scientists boosted human memory with a brain implant

A Bionic Memory Boost<p>With everyone from Elon Musk to MIT to the U.S. Department of Defense researching brain implants, it seems only a matter of time …

Astronomers identify a giant new type of explosion in space

Space is full of things that go bang in the night, but usually scientists just spot new explosions, not new types of explosions. Not so for the team …

16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 16,000 scientists from 184 countries have published a second warning to humanity advising that we need to change our wicked ways to help the planet.<p>In 1992, 1,700 independent scientists signed the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity." The letter warned that "human beings and …

Climate Change

AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA …

Eleven Light-Years Away, an Earth-Size Planet That May Be Habitable

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

This One Habit Can Dramatically Reduce Anxiety, According to a Therapist

How we do one thing is how we do everything.<p><i>Is yoga effective in treating anxiety? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Karen Arluck, Clinical Psychotherapist in private practice, on</b> …

Mindfulness