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Yale's Insanely Popular Happiness Course Is Now Open to Everyone Online

Yale University's happiest course is giving people yet another reason to smile. After breaking registration records, "Psychology and the Good Life" …

Jurassic Park

We've All Been Threading Needles Wrong This Whole Time

As long as people have sewed, they've probably been frustrated by attempting to push thread through needles. It turns out an easy alternative to …

Threading

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'

<b>A suspected link between abnormal breast growth in young boys and the use of lavender and tea tree oils has been given new weight, after a study found eight chemicals contained in the oils interfere with hormones.</b><p>Gynaecomastia is rare, and there is often no obvious cause.<p>But there have been a …

University of Cambridge

California Dad of 5 Left Immobile by Drunk Driver Begins Recovery: 'I Know He's Fully in There'

As the country finished watching the New England Patriots face-off against the Atlanta Falcons in last year’s Super Bowl, Lori Schenkenberger …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

The Beautiful Aircraft Designs of Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson and pilot Francis Gary Powers in front of a U-2 aircraft<p>On February 27, 1910, American aeronautical and systems engineer <b>Kelly Johnson</b> …

Our 35 Most Popular Stories of 2017

From unsolved mysteries to feline flatulence, our readers' thirst for knowledge is wide and varied—and the same goes for our editors and writers. …

Kim Jong-un

There's no evidence that cell phones pose a public health risk, no matter what California says

This "possible carcinogen" isn't going to give you cancer.<p>The California Department of Public Health recently released guidelines for decreasing one's exposure to cell phone radiation. This seems, at first, like a reasonable thing to offer. But the problem with a government body issuing guidelines …

FDA

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Here's how to swap outdated three-way light switches for something much better.<p>Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED …

Arduino

The strange interaction between brain injury and intestinal damage

The gut-brain connection is one of the more fascinating new areas of medical research. This intriguing two-way axis has been found to have numerous …

Lake Tahoe: A winter wonderland that caters to all

<i>(If you experience trouble viewing the page click here)</i><p>It’s funny how a majestic Lake Tahoe vista, all lathered in snow, can bring out vastly …

Skiing

Don't Let Hearing Loss Hurt Your Relationships

We’ve known for a while that hearing loss can increase the risk of depression and concentration and memory issues, and possibly even dementia.<p>Now, …

Why Everyone Should Be Trained in Military First Aid

The sentiment following the massacre in Las Vegas was sadly unanimous. There were the usual calls for gun control, the usual arguments against it, and the usual cries for access to mental health care, but overwhelmingly, people seemed resigned to the idea that this could be the new normal. In the …

Self Defense

The 10 essential tracks to listen to with new headphones

10 essential tracks to try when sampling a new pair of cans<p>As <i>The Verge</i>’s resident headphones obsessive, I hear a few questions quite often: what are the best Bluetooth headphones, where can I find those $1,000 cans for less than $100, and what music do you use for testing in your reviews? The first …

Audiophile

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Lightning Lap 2017: Audi S8 Plus – Feature

Audi

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Real Estate

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

FBI

Why Your Job Isn’t Making You Happier

Life is too short to be unhappy at work. Yet many professionals who are free to shape their careers are just that: disengaged, unfulfilled, and miserable. Take “Sharon,” a vice president at a global energy firm and one of my consulting clients. She’s smart and hardworking and has risen through the …

Leadership

Here’s What’s in Pro Backpacker Andrew Skurka’s Pack

Andrew Skurka surely has one of the world’s best jobs: He’s essentially a professional backpacker. Or adventurer, maybe. When he’s not writing books …

The Two Ways To Cook Meat Perfectly Every Time

When you're looking to advance your kitchen skills, recipes aren't good enough. Here's how to get perfect meat through wet cooking or dry cooking.<p>Evolution comes from understanding the principles behind recipes: useful techniques applicable to more than one meal. Bearing in mind that ovens and …

BBQ

Neuroscience Says Workplace Happiness Comes Down to Experiencing This Emotion Daily | Inc.com

Over the last decade, compelling research from neuroscience continues to inform leaders and HR professionals on ways they can improve teamwork, productivity, and company performance.<p>But what's the source of it all, scientifically speaking? What's that one ingredient that makes some of the world's …

Employee Engagement

How to Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on Your Mac

While your Mac will most likely give you years of service with no problems, you may find that from time to time you experience issues with your Mac’s …

10 easy slow cooker recipes for March basketball

Cooking

How to clean up your Mac

Upgrade your operating system<p>These instructions assume you have the latest Mac operating system, macOS Sierra. If you don't, we recommend upgrading. …

How to Automatically Clear Storage on Your Mac

<b>Problem:</b> Your old Mac has maxed out its hard drive’s storage space, preventing you from saving anything new.<p>Fortunately, with macOS Sierra, your Mac …

TV shows

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

An Asteroid Just Barely Missed Earth, Flying Closer Than the Moon

And we spotted it only two days ago.<p>An asteroid between 16 and 34 meters in diameter (36 and 112 feet) flew by the Earth this morning, about twice as close to our home planet as the moon. The asteroid, named 2017 AG13, was only discovered on Saturday, January 7, by the Catalina Sky Survey, …