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Why did the Ancient Egyptians stop building pyramids?

The Egyptians stopped building their most prominent structures with the beginning of the New Kingdom, but why? What was the cause that led to the …

11 things ultra-productive people do differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they …

Time Management

Scientists have made the first fully functional artificial human brain cells

But there is more to the idea behind this synthetic neuron than simply proving that it can be done. The team reckons that in the future, it might be possible to actually use these devices in patients to replace damaged nerves, for example, to help treat injury or disease. They may also have a place …

Neuroscience

How Physics Will Change—and Change the World—in 100 Years — NOVA Next

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein had only just published his revolutionary new theory of gravity, atomic nuclei were entirely mysterious, and …

Physics

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Albert Einstein

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Learn How To Start Investing With These Five Simple Steps

<i>Dear Carrie,</i><p>I'm in my late 20s with a good job and can finally save some money. I know that I should start investing but it's a little overwhelming. Where do I start?<p>-- A Reader<p>Dear Reader,<p>I understand that investing can seem extremely overwhelming at first. However, I believe it's one of the best …

Hacking the Tripping Mind: A Fantastic Voyage Through Inner Space

Pay attention. What if you could focus and control your consciousness when under the influence of psychedelics? Cognitive roller-coasters may be upon …

Hans Zimmer

A library at your fingertips: The best free Kindle books

Poetry<p>‘The Waste Land’ by <b>T.S. Eliot</b><p>T.S. Eliot’s <i>The Waste Land</i> is the defining poem of Modernism, and for good reason. Broken into five sections and …

Literature

27 Ridiculously Easy Recipes With 5 Ingredients Or Fewer

Feeding yourself well doesn't have to be a struggle.<p>For more where this came from, visit the <b>Spoon University site</b> or <b>follow us on Facebook</b>.

12 must-have Super Bowl party dishes to serve this year

Hosting a Super-Bowl party is as much about the delicious snacks than watching the game itself. From cheesy dips, to sliders, to decadent sweets, the options are seemingly endless. In honor of the game, we've rounded up some of the most popular recipes from Pinterest, and they are insanely …

How to Invest Small Amounts of Money

My advice to anyone investing a significant amount of money – say, more than $50,000 – is twofold. If you want to be hands-on, buy a rental property. …

5 Financial Habits You Should Adopt When You're Young

How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to a monthly budget to starting to save for retirement as soon as possible -- can lay the groundwork for a strong financial future.<p>And it can be as simple as adopting these five money-savvy habits, which can help put …

8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2015

My dad always used to tell me that the difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now will be the places you visit and the people you meet. I would also add baldness and gray hair to that, but they don’t sound as cool.<p>He was right. Whether you meet someone in person or read a book …

Animated DIY Card Cleverly Mimics Computer Loading Screen

Instructables contributor goldlego, also known as Calvin Nutter, produced a clever greeting card that mimics the aesthetics of an old computer loading screen. Better yet, it's animated, and as you pull the card from the envelope, the bars appear to “load.” Nutter created a detailed, step-by-step …

Crafting

The Digital Dostoevsky: Download Free eBooks & Audio Books of the Russian Novelist’s Major Works

In the pantheon of Great Russian Writers, two heads appear to tower above all others—at least for us English-language readers. Leo Tolstoy, …

Literature

What Do Your Dreams Say About You?

The 10 most common subconscious themes decoded

100 Coaching Book Recommendations, Part 2: Life Skills, Productivity, Peak Performance, and Personal Finance

In my last post I shared book recommendations for entrepreneurship, leadership and management, sales and marketing, job search, career change, and biographies of business and career success. Here are more coaching book recommendations for general life skills:<p><b>Life Coaching</b><p><i>Awaken the Giant Within:</i> …

The Power in Writing About Yourself

Introspective writing keeps people alive and well. A new tool makes it easy. Maybe too easy.<p>"This is not a replacement for people or human contact," said the designer Albert Lee of his new creation, an app called Emojiary. I wanted to believe him.<p>Every day you get a text from the Emojiary bot. It …

Buddhist Monks Blessed Tea With Good Intention – Here’s What Happened

It’s become clear to more and more people that consciousness is directly correlated with our physical material world. Numerous scientific …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

5 Amazing Paleo Dinner Recipes

<i>Cooking Allergy-Free</i><p>Moroccan Tagine with Apricots and Almonds<p>Moroccan food is paleo-friendly by nature, as it's cooked low and slow. This stew is …

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

The Best Books To Gift This Christmas

Since we all know there's no better gift - at Christmas or any other time - than a book, here are some of the best books published this year to gift …

quantum mechanics

18 Tricks To Dramatically Increase Your Productivity

In his book "Extreme Productivity," Harvard lecturer Dr. Robert Pozen outlines the keys to achieving more, and better, results.<p>Read on to see 18 of Pozen's best tips, so you can learn how to do exactly that.<p><i>Thanks to Dr. Pozen for permission to feature his work.</i><p><i>Carolyn Cutrone contributed to this</i> …

Time Management

The Best Science Books of 2014

On the heels of the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books come the most stimulating science books published this annum. (Step into the nonfictional time machine by revisiting the selections for 2013, 2012, and 2011.)<p>1. THE ACCIDENTAL UNIVERSE<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we</i> …

Space Time……….Can we really travel through time to the future or past?

Albert Einstein was the one who discovered that we can’t separate time from space, they are one thus the name space time. Einstein further …