Peter Leavers

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Worker Dies at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Amid a Rise in Accidents

A Japanese laborer in his 50s died Tuesday while inspecting a water storage tank at the defunct Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the site of a …

26 Thanksgiving Cocktail & Drink Recipes to Try This Year

Whether you're sipping to celebrate, or just steel your nerves against Great Aunt Edna, these Thanksgiving cocktails will get you in the spirit.<p>Whether you're sipping to celebrate, or gearing up for a day of congenial debate, one thing's for sure: A boozy cocktail in hand can make Thanksgiving a …

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5 Types Of Tattoos That Mark You As An Idiot

By Wayne Wax,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1xTkADf<p>When it comes to tattoos, everybody has their own set of arbitrary rules on what they deem …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Everyone needs some inspiration, and these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and let them inspire you.<p>As entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think actually matters. If we are seeking success, we must …

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

Instead of just waiting for the workweek to end, use those last few hours and these tips to make next week start out fantastic.<p>Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your …

Nuclear 'Command And Control': A History Of False Alarms And Near Catastrophes

Globally, there are thousands of nuclear weapons hidden away and ready to go, just awaiting the right electrical signal. They are, writes investigative reporter Eric Schlosser, a collective death wish — barely suppressed. Every one is an accident waiting to happen, a potential act of mass murder, …

Photo @ladzinski / The fearless @highsteph (Steph Davis) frozen in time here soloing, aka doing a rope-less free climb, on Sister Superior Tower in #CastleValley Utah. The rope attached to her is used not for protection, but attached below to her BASE jumping rig which is her means of transportation for the way off of the tower. She calls it the perfect circle, soloing up lightly, and floating down softly. It takes a very strong mind to do this, confidence and belief in your ability. Steph is truly in a class of her own, a wonderful person, kind heart and a truly gifted athlete. @natgeocreative @3stringsproductions #Earth365

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

NASA is building the largest rocket of all time for a 2018 launch

However, as with many large NASA projects, the SLS has already been delayed from an initial flight in 2017, and lawmakers in Congress, who must approve NASA's budget, are concerned about further delays and cost overruns. Whether NASA is able to keep the project on track remains to be seen, but at …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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7 Useful Git Tips for Beginners

Join <b>62,179</b> marketing managers who get our best digital marketing insights, strategies and tips delivered straight to their inbox.<p>Back when I first …

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How the Web Became Our 'External Brain,' and What It Means for Our Kids

Recently, my two-year-old nephew Benjamin came across a copy of <i>Vanity Fair</i> abandoned on the floor. His eyes scanned the glossy cover, which shone …

Brain Gain

The underground world of “neuroenhancing” drugs.<p>A young man I’ll call Alex recently graduated from Harvard. As a history major, Alex wrote about a dozen papers a semester. He also ran a student organization, for which he often worked more than forty hours a week; when he wasn’t on the job, he had …

The Possibilian

What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain.<p>When David Eagleman was eight years old, he fell off a roof and kept on falling. Or so it seemed at the time. His family was living outside Albuquerque, in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains. There were only …