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Is it time to take the Hyperloop seriously?

“Starting from a movement, Hyperloop has become an industry.” Can it be real transit next?<p>Imagine traveling the length of the United Kingdom—from …

Hyperloop

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Career Development

Nvidia Bars Use of its Consumer Video Cards in Data Centers – Except for Blockchain

The chipmaker Nvidia has altered the terms of service for its GeForce and Titan graphics cards to prohibit their use in data centers, or large-scale …

Want To Work Abroad? Union Square Ventures-Funded Startup Jobbatical Will Hook You Up

Do you want to get away, to experience what it’s like to live and work abroad for a few months, or even several years? That’s where Jobbatical comes in.<p>Funded by Union Square Ventures (one of the investment capital firms that funded Twitter, Kickstarter, and Foursquare) Jobbatical is a platform …

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

I Spent a Month Meditating On the Go and Now I'm Hooked

Subway zen FTW.<p>From an inevitable quarter-life crisis to pre-/post-election anxieties, it's no wonder 2016 is the year I finally gave into the idea of meditation. The inside of my brain was like the bottom of my carry-all—a crazy, scrambled mess. And instead of pausing and taking the all of five …

TED Talks

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …

Destiny and power -- The private diaries of George Herbert Walker Bush

President George H. W. Bush lost his bid for reelection in 1992. And it hurt. Until now, however, we didn't know how much. But with the special <b>Fox News Reporting - Destiny and Power – The Private Diaries of George Herbert Walker Bush</b>, we take a deep look at the man, actually hearing his own …

June 2015

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

The Brain

Siri in your dash: Apple CarPlay now available for Pioneer NEX-series receivers

<i>Read our full Apple CarPlay review.</i><p>It took a while since it was first introduced, but Apple’s CarPlay is finally available in aftermarket car audio …

iPhone 5

The End of Politics

Today’s Between the Covers podcast is with Francis Fukuyama, author of <i>Political Order and Political Decline</i>. We discuss whether the United States is …

Earth's Water Is Older Than The Sun

Why that’s good news for alien hunters<p>Since water is one of the vital ingredients for life on Earth, scientists want to know how it got here. One theory is that the water in our solar system was created in the chemical afterbirth of the Sun. If that were the case, it would suggest that water might …

The Duchess of Devonshire: 'When you are very old, you cry over some things, but not a lot'

'Oh, you're punctual – how very unusual," says Deborah Cavendish (AKA the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire) as she enters the drawing room. I'm not sure whether I'm being congratulated or castigated; either way, I feel she has the advantage, one she never loses. I was already nervous about this …

6 scientifically proven things men can do to be more attractive

Every man wants to know what will make him irresistible to women — especially when it comes to things he can change and control.<p>How much time should he spend at the gym? What colors look best? Should he shave? We turned to science for answers.<p>References: Color, facial hair, posture, smile, muscles, …

Muscle

Mysterious, Ancient Bible on Display | National Geographic

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

The Last HI-NRG Ravers in Mexico

Whitney Houston Gets Down and Dirty

You’re expecting her to float delicately into the room, but Whitney Houston strides in with a purposeful air. She’s dressed way down in purple …

The Hollywood Princess Who Keeps Snoop Blazed

In the annals of weird things that happened in childhood, there are few odder experiences than smoking pot for one’s first time with Snoop Dogg. …

What the NSA can do with “big data”

The NSA can't capture everything that crosses the Internet—but doesn't need to.<p>One organization's data centers hold the contents of much of the …

Obama takes diplomatic tack on Chinese cyberespionage charges

President Barack Obama sidestepped questions about cyberespionage linked to China, telling reporters Friday after meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping that accusations against Beijing need further investigation.<p>On a day when he had to defend his own government's collection of cyberdata, Obama …

NOVA: An Interactive Graphics-Scripting Platform for Education and Computational Research

How I hacked my brain with Adderall: a cautionary tale

Evolution is a nice, big idea. It connotes the glacial pace of an unmeditated act unfolding upon species, concepts, and ecosystems. It certainly doesn’t usually get branded as a feeling. But a couple months ago I felt this thing. Maybe a little like what a mommy feels when her fetus kicks the wall …