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12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

The best vitamins to fix your 14 worst vices

Beneath the veneer of every health-conscious woman lurk a few nasty habits. After all, nobody's perfect. And though you can't pop a pill for every peccadillo, there are some adjustments—right in plain sight in the vitamin aisle—that can minimize the impact of your dirty little secrets. Of course, …

Climate apocalypse is here, now: Science fiction has become our new reality

Climatologists dismissed the science behind “The Day After Tomorrow.” Eleven years later, it’s not so improbable<p>Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science -- and that should frighten us all. The latest reports from the prestigious and sober Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

Space Science

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

Why You Should Be Reading Leigh Bardugo’s Y.A. Novels—Even if You’re an Adult

Author <b>Leigh Bardugo</b> stands at the counter of an L.A. cafe in a mildly goth getup that almost mimics her own book covers: dark peasant blouse, a long patterned skirt that gently trails behind her, with a hag’s-hand necklace designed by artist <b>Naomi Nowak</b> and a talon moon pendant. Her nails are …

Books

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

How to Set Goals and Meet Them: 8 Steps for Success

Are you having a hard time achieving your goals? It can be easy to lose sight of the bigger picture when you’re wrapped up in the busy day-to-day of …

Motivation

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

10 Fabulous Campus Novels To Cozy Up With This Fall

'Tis the season for leggings, lattes and Lucky Jim.<p>Happy fall! You can grumble about rosé bottles slowly vanishing from bodega shelves, or, you can embrace the cooling weather with a hot coffee and a good book.<p>If your to-read pile isn’t already toppling over, we recommend adding a few campus novels …

Books

Here's how much of the world would need to be covered in solar panels to power Earth

Solar energy is a seriously underrated resource.<p>More power from the sun hits the Earth in a single hour than humanity uses in an entire year, yet …

Renewable Energy

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

The Brain

Pioneer 10: Greetings from Earth

Pioneer 10 was a breakthrough mission, accomplishing several firsts among spacecraft. It was the first to fly beyond Mars, the first to fly through …

What is a supermoon lunar eclipse?

On September 27, the moon will enter a phase called the supermoon lunar eclipse - find out what it means with this animation<p>Nasa has released a video to explain an upcoming cosmic display that has only happened four times in the last century.<p>On September 27 2015 the moon will enter a phase called …

Supermoon

Researchers unveiled cloaking technology that the US military has been waiting for

Researchers Li Yi Hsu, Thomas Lepetit, and Boubacar Kante have succeeded in creating an ultra thin "dielectric metasurface cloak," which is composed of a multitude of ceramic cylinders embedded into a layer of Teflon.<p>Like an invisibility cloak, this coating could mask objects from visible light and …

Engineering

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness | Inc.com

<i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. Guess what? I bounced back. …

Motivation

Your World This Week, Volume XIV

NASA captured this image of Enceladus on March 10, 2012. Image Source: NASALife On One Of Saturn’s Moons? Scientists Are Taking Steps To Answer That …

Astronomy

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Humanity

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

8 Things Successful People Do Day By Day

We all think about success, and we should, because the road to self-improvement comes from within, not from some exterior source. It is a good idea …

Motivation

Sites We Like: Read the World

You want to diversify your reading, but you don’t know how. Well, someone made a website for that. Read the World lets you find books based on the …

Books

How to Crush Negativity and Achieve Success

You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. ~ Marcus AureliusMost of us are incredibly hard on …

Motivation

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Milan Lucic sees LA Kings as long-term fit in 'perfect scenario'

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Milan Lucic feels like he’s at home near the Pacific Ocean.<p>The weather, the lifestyle the scenery – Lucic loves it all.<p>“Just …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …