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The Science of Sustainability

SPONSORED<p>There is no single path to corporate sustainability. Two multinational companies, Mars and Pfizer, illustrate two very different approaches …

Analyst says 94% of bitcoin's price movement over the past 4 years can be explained by one equation

Tom Lee, the cofounder of FundStrat Global Advisors, is bullish on bitcoin and has a unique way of valuing the cryptocurrency.<p>He says his short-term valuation model, built on Metcalfe's law, can explain the majority of bitcoin's volatility. He explained his reasoning on Business Insider's …

Cryptocurrency

End-of-year portfolio playbook: Five tricks you can learn from professional fund managers

Most fund managers, even though hardly any ever beat the market on a consistent basis, are generally pretty smart people. They work hard. It’s not …

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

Sony Pictures

Pictures of the Week 10.12.17

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day

These science-backed techniques will drastically improve your ability to get more done.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage …

The 50 Best Podcasts Right Now

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5 personal money numbers everyone should know to check their financial health

You might know your weight and your (pre-tax) income. But how much do you really know about your full financial situation? Your salary and monthly …

Achieving Financial Success Without Extreme Frugality or a Huge Income

It’s not too hard to find stories in the media about seemingly ordinary people finding great financial success. You hear about what seems like an …

5 predictions for artificial intelligence in 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) has officially gone mainstream. Industry research firm Gartner named AI as its number one strategic technology for a second year in a row. The acquisitions race among giants like Google, IBM, Salesforce and Apple to purchase private AI companies keeps heating up — 2016 …

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

Surprising monkey study could lead to 'functional' HIV cure

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dr. Anthony Fauci doesn’t get too excited about the results of animal studies, and he doesn’t make house calls.<p>But when a drug already taken by thousands of people for intestinal conditions appeared to control the monkey version of HIV, it got the attention of the director of …

Filipinos Are Outraged at Attempts to Rehabilitate a Late Dictator as a National Hero

Susan Quimpo was preparing for a protest outside the Philippines’ Supreme Court when she heard that a helicopter was already carrying the body of the …

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive socio-economic political structures, …

Happiness, hormones and productivity

I’m not a regular follower of TED talks, but I recently stumbled upon one of them while researching for this. The talk is given by Shawn Achor, a …

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

7 Quotes to Stop You from Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

<i>Letting go of control… and being OK with it.</i>That is one of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis, myself included.Because …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

General Electric

Ask A Physicist To Speak At Your Funeral

You want a physicist to speak at your funeral. You want the physicist to talk to your grieving family about the conservation of energy, so they will …

Physics

The Developed World Is Missing the Point About Modern Slavery

Earlier this month, the Walk Free Foundation — an Australian NGO — released the first ever “modern slavery index,” which hoped to highlight the …

25 Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

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6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Streaming

This Is the Secret Sauce for Happy Employees

Workers want more from their employer than a paycheck.<p>Before we get to the secret sauce for happy employees, let's first talk about happiness at work. It's tricky to focus on happiness at work. It's subjective, and too often leaders focus on making employees happy. This is the wrong focus.<p>Where …

Contemporary Mind-Boggling Illusion Art Examples We Love

Aakash Nihalani - Illusional Tape Artist<p>Fascinated with magic as a child, New-York based artist <b>Aakash Nihalani</b> is now famous for his illusional tape …

Art

Why does E=mc^2?

Einstein’s most famous equation didn’t have to be this way, but it is, all the same.<p><i>“Science is global. Einstein’s equation, E=mc^2, has to reach</i> …

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Top 10

23 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Mark Zuckerberg

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The 20 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the Last 20 Years

At some point since IndieWire launched 20 years ago, the present started to catch up with the future that movies imagined for it. “Rollerball” was …

Science Fiction