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How Remarkable Leaders Make Their Employees Feel Valued, Says Science

From startups to corporate giants, these remarkably simple behaviors will tell your employees that you care about them.<p>Here's something to chew on: Do your employees feel valued? How would you know? If you haven't smelled the fresh brew, we are in a relationship economy and the workplace has …

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Dark Souls 3 player defeats one of its hardest bosses in one hit

Dark Souls 3 players who have reached the game's second half will no doubt remember Pontiff Sulyvahn, the dual-wielding cleric with an obnoxious …

Ben Horowitz backs rapper Ryan Leslie’s SMS commerce startup Superphone

Ryan Leslie gave every fan his phone number. It’s (646) 887-6978. But instead of a million unwanted phone calls, it’s making him money and giving him deeper intelligence about his listeners than anyone in the music business.<p>That’s why A16z’s Ben Horowitz, Betaworks, and more investors just put a …

Altruism may be an illusion: The neuroscience that explains our good deeds

Research sheds new light on whether our acts of generosity are motivated by empathy or a desire for reciprocity<p>Last December Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, announced the birth of their daughter—and made a pledge to donate 99 percent of their Facebook shares over the …

Here's the best way to avoid burnout, according to a Stanford psychologist

But what if there were a way to be successful without pushing yourself to the brink?<p>Psychologist Emma Seppala has studied ways to help people who are chronically stressed out, and her findings could help many of us live healthier and happier lives without sacrificing our productivity.<p>She outlines …

It’s time to rethink how in-game ads work

2015 marked the first time in history that more than half of the U.S. population were mobile phone gamers. Even as game investments and acquisitions fell sharply, 2015 was a great year for the mobile game market, with revenues up nearly 20 percent. And yet despite this growth, brand advertising …

Unbelievable Realist Paintings of Women Underwater Look Like Photos

Matt Story's paintings look like frozen memories.<p>Recalling both idyllic summer days at the pool, New York-based painter Matt Story captures many facets of the underwater world with an eerie accuracy just shy of hyperrealism in his new show at Robert Lange Studios, <i>Water</i>. The collection depicts women …

A$AP Rocky Talks Travis Scott: "Let the People Decide If He's a Biter"

"They do say imitation is the best form of flattery."<p>Today, A$AP Rocky was invited on Hot 97 to do an interview with Ebro In The Morning. Rocky and Ebro hit numerous topics during the interview, including Yams Day on January 18 and giving hope to the youth (also he busts out a pretty hilarious …

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Artist Paints within Grains of Discarded Timber to Create Beautiful Wood Paintings

After he moved from Brooklyn to the nature-filled region of Upstate New York, artist Jason Middlebrook felt inspired to use discarded wood as a canvas for his intricate designs. Initially, the artist was motivated to use the organic medium because he was fascinated by how trees are records of …

Photos of Giant Science Facilities That Look Straight Out of Science Fiction

Scientists around the world create massive and elaborate facilities for carrying out groundbreaking research. Photographer Enrico Sacchetti is a guy …

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Japanese Craftsman Masterfully Restores Old Book into Like-New Condition

If you've ever lamented that a treasured a book was falling apart, then you'll enjoy seeing how this Japanese craftsman masterfully restored a tattered 1,000-page dictionary to near mint condition. An episode of the Japanese show called <i>Shuri, Bakaseru</i> (translation: <i>The Fascinating Craftsman</i>) …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google is making a giant change this week that could affect millions of small businesses.</b> It is updating its mobile search algorithm to start favoring mobile-friendly websites and demoting others. The change has been nicknamed "mobilegeddon."<p><b>2. Sony has launched its new flagship handset, the</b> …

Rare Kaleidoscopic Glass Sculptures by Jack Storms

Being told that his unusual vision was impossible did not prevent Jack Storms from becoming an innovative artist. Instead, he was motivated to take on a rare, physically intense form of art, which gave him the opportunity to thrive as a world-renowned glass sculptor. Using lead crystal and …

21-Year-Old Visually Impaired Artist Has Raised $1 Million for Charity through Stunning Paintings

21-year-old Jeffrey Hanson creates paintings that are so strikingly vivid, it's astonishing to learn that the artist lives with a visual impairment that allows him to only vaguely make out shapes and colors in everyday life. Although legally blind, the painter has used his unique talents to produce …

Stunningly Surreal Photos of Wild Animals Captured in Unexpected Ways

London-based photographer David Yarrow captures the wild, natural world in unexpected and often candid ways. His stunning black-and-white images showcase the strength, beauty, and power of wolves, mountain lions, zebras, and more. Sometimes, man-made structures set the scene for amazing and …

Colorblind Coal Miner Captures Breathtaking Seascapes in Australia

Ray Collins gets up before dawn, pulls on a wetsuit and jumps into the ocean swell in search of the perfect wave. But instead of bringing a surfboard, Collins brings a camera. That's because, on his days off, he is a premier fine arts photographer who showcases the power of the ocean through his …

WWII Pilot Gives the Most Fascinating AMA You'll Ever Read

Fighting Germany was just the beginning.<p>As the granddaughter of a World War II veteran, stumbling on Carl Estersohn's Ask Me Anything on Reddit over the weekend was like finding lost treasure. I never got a chance to ask my grandfather what the war was like, but reading this man's story somehow …

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

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Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core

Flash Boys, the author’s best-selling exposé of high-speed trading, made some of Wall Street’s richest people very angry. Dissecting the reaction, he argues that the furor has obscured his book’s real news.<p>When I sat down to write <i>Flash Boys,</i> in 2013, I didn’t intend to see just how angry I could …

8 of the Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses

Portraits of People and Their Essential Everyday Items

How much can you tell about a person from the small items they carry around every day? Do they provide a more comprehensive picture of who a person …

An Inside Look at the Making of the Fostex TH900 Headphone | Video

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>19<p>19<p>SHARES<p>You can nab a pair of Fostex TH900 headphones for around $1,300, which seems exorbitant even for a …

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Artist Uses 3-D Printing to Create 'Shadows' of 4-D Objects

It's hard to visualize what four-dimensional objects look like — but Henry Segerman, an artist and mathematician at Oklahoma State University at Stillwater, can show you their three-dimensional shadows.<p>Segerman uses extradimensional geometry and a 3-D printer to show how objects that exist in four …

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