Noel Huang

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What is the difference between porcelain and ceramic?

Are you able to tell the difference between porcelain and ceramic, or between fine china and bone china?<p>They can look very similar, but actually …

Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.<p>Researchers at Germany's Neumayer Station III say they've picked 3.6 kilograms (8 …

Space

Being Too Busy May Be Killing Your Creativity

If you've ever stared at a blank page with little to no inspiration, then you know how angst-ridden the experience can be. No matter how hard you …

6 Practical Ways You Can Train Your Brain To Stay Focused

Nowadays, it is increasingly difficult to stay focused on one task or thought at a time. Thanks to a variety of sources of entertainment, news, …

The 3 Major Roadblocks You Will Face While Starting A Business

The disciplining starts with development of an elaborate standard operating process for managing all the departmental and interdepartmental business processes<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …

These Birds Use Ultimate Darkness To Attract Mates

These birds can do things that scientists have been working on for years.<p>Scientists studying male birds-of-paradise have found that evolution has created something that human engineers have been trying to achieve for years—a black so deep that it can capture 99.95 percent of direct light.<p>That level …

MIT’s new ultrafine, ultrastrong fibers could make future body armor tougher

Right now, materials like Kevlar are the gold standard when it comes to tough textiles used in applications such as body armor. But materials …

The Headscratcher Post - 5 critical thinking questions to improve meetings

Time:<p>You can’t control it, you can’t stop it, and you can’t create more of it. But we can make better use of it.<p>Meetings in business are common<p>and …

10 Ways to Love Better

Readers of Modern Love may want a good story, but they’re also hungry for advice that can help them navigate the baffling world of relationships. Every year, our most popular essays offer lessons on how to find love or keep it — tips, rules and surprising strategies.<p>This year’s most-read columns …

Relationships

32 Things to Know Before Traveling Nepal

Things to know before traveling Nepal Nepal is a lovely country with a fascinating and warm culture. It was my first successful solo trip abroad and …

Asia Travel

Arita: Japan's 400-year-old porcelain town

<b>(CNN) —</b> A quiet Japanese town with a population of less than 20,000, Arita has been responsible for one of Japan's most prestigious exports since the 17th century.<p>Arita's obsession with porcelain ware, registered officially as one of the Traditional Crafts of Japan in 1977, dates back more than 400 …

Japan

Scientists Are Boosting Human Memory With a Brain Implant

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in less than 10 minutes? Listen to our brand new daily podcast here.</i><p>From time to time, we all have trouble …

The Brain

Nazca Lines: New Giant Geoglyph of Orca Discovered in Peru Desert Sheds Light on Enigmatic Monuments

A massive "drawing" of a killer whale has been found in the legendary Nazca Lines of Peru. It could be the oldest image ever recorded at the site.<p>In …

Why The Longer You've Been Single, The Better You'll Be In A Relationship

Relationships are high-stakes these days.<p>I haven’t looked into the numbers, but considering how many relationships the average person has in a …

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Free Time Tracking Software

Don't Make These 7 Mistakes in Your Ecommerce Business

Building an online business can be difficult, especially if it’s your first time. However, just because it’s your first time doesn’t mean you need to …

Marketing

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit …

Black Mirror

Travelling through time: Chanel’s watchmaking milestones since 1987

Première<p><b>1987</b><p>The first Chanel watch to see the light of day — the Première — is the epitome of feminine horology thanks to its clean minimalistic …

Watches

How to Start a Mushroom Farm

In time of need, people will be driven to eat just about anything. While mushrooms are widely accepted as a source of food, trying to consume them …

Botany

Different Types of Meditation Do Different Things to Your Brain

<i>This article appears in partnership with Udemy, a global learning platform with more than 55,000 courses taught by expert instructors. If you're</i> …

Graphic: Why you should translate your app and how

Facebook is available in 84 languages. Twitter can be accessed in 32 languages. Gmail is available in 58 languages. Pinterest is available in 31 …

Apps

Discuss: Why are investors ignoring sextech?

<i>Discuss features short but strong and insightful opinions on interesting startup, entrepreneurship, and tech topics. Share your thoughts in the</i> …

Investing

Graphic: All the statistics every startup should know before pitching to the media

<i>Priyanka is a star contributor for Tech in Asia and publishes exclusive, high-value content that serves the Asian tech community. Read more from star</i> …

Asia

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

Body Farms Go Gruesome For Science

If you want to know how a tree grows, it's best to watch it happen. If you want to know how plastic breaks down in a landfill, it's best to watch it …

The physics of time travel isn’t just the stuff of science fiction

We’re all time travelers nowadays. We project ourselves mentally into the misty past and the risky future. We revisit and revise our memories. We invent possible futures and explore them with anticipation and desire. We’re temporal experts and manipulators; we have flashbacks and flashforwards and …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

How To Stop Being A Pushover: 5 Secrets From Research

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I just wanted to let you know my first book is now a Wall Street Journal bestseller! To check it out,</b> …

Self-help