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Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Foxcatcher Is a Riveting Movie About the Male Crisis in America

A story of three desperate men.<p><b>Foxcatcher is one of those movies</b> that automatically provokes the question of how it ever got made. It does not have superheroes or gangsters. It does not end with a couple kissing in the rain after a pair of boring speeches about the nature of love. It is not about …

New Technology Could Take The Drill Out Of The Dentist’s Office

Researchers at King's College London have developed a technique called Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralzation, in which a device they've dubbed a "healing hand piece" is placed over the site of a cavity. The tool emits a small electrical current that promotes the remineralization of …

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

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Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Wordpress 101 - Best Wordpress SEO Plugins - RMS

SEO is a large topic. It changes so much that gives me heartburn but here is the “low-down” on SEO in one word….. FINDABILITY!<p>Thats right, no magic …

How to Earn Money Online

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SEO & WordPress Specialist, Zurich

<b>MORE WEBSITE VISITORS?</b><p>Getting more people to your website is one of the biggest challenges of owning a blog or business.<p>We can help you bring more …

The Single Most Valuable Attribute of Content Marketing

Years ago I had a mentor that was ruthless about meetings and time. The deal was this: If you want me to mentor you (me), then you commit to a time …

The Five Pillars of Writing Great Blog Content

Content is the king of SEO, and one of the most popular mediums for providing content on a regular basis to readers is by blogging. You can use this …

How to Become A Great Brand Journalist To Augment Your Content Marketing Strategy

After watching <i>The Newsroom</i> recently, I’m getting more excited about journalism. The idealism, the commitment to finding and telling a story, the adventures in getting the word out – the show probably portrays life as a good deal more exciting than your average journalist’s experience. But the core …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

7 Hidden Influences That Help People (And Businesses) Get Ahead

Our minds are sometimes easily moved by forces we can’t see.<p>Take, for example, the color pink.<p>In 1979, a researcher asked 153 healthy young men to look at two large pieces of colored cardboard — one pink and one blue. After they looked at each, he had them raise their arms in front of their bodies …

Why Being An Eternal Newbie Leads To Awesome Work

Set yourself in beginner mode. Develop a beginner’s mind. Our tools are constantly changing, so we need to get real good at learning.<p>“You will be newbie forever,” declared <i>Wired</i> cofounder Kevin Kelly. “Get good at the beginner mode, learning new programs, asking dumb questions, making stupid …

Confidence, Excellence and Independence: Business Lessons From 4 Great Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great leaders often have great lessons to share. Their stories remind us -- in business especially -- that failure is not avoidable and that success in any endeavor is a choice.<p>While we cannot control all our circumstances, what we can …

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

In search of Shakespeare's dark lady

On 20 May 1609, the publisher Thomas Thorpe stepped off Ludgate Hill into Stationers' Hall, and registered what was to become perhaps the most famous poetic works of all time: Shakespeare's Sonnets. It was a slim volume on publication, containing 154 poems over 67 pages, and the edition is now …

Fifty shades of pay: erotica yarn sends EL James to top spot in earnings list

She began writing just four years ago, and famously started out with fan fiction, posted on the internet and inspired by the vampire romance series Twilight. But EL James, the author of Fifty Shades of Grey, who once described her work as a "mid-life crisis writ large" has become the highest …

Lytton Strachey showed me the giddy joy of historical writing

I came to Eminent Victorians secretly. I found it on the bottom shelf of my parents' so-called spare room in our north Oxford house – a chilly space that I never remember being inhabited even for one night. My mother clearly believed that this shelf was a safe refuge for books such as Marie …

'March' Sheds New Light On A Civil Rights Hero

While the cynics among us might argue that America's high ideals and lofty rhetoric rarely transcend their inscriptions on stone, few would disagree that the 1963 March on Washington was one of the nation's finest hours. It was a transformational moment, and a portent for future blows to …

A Family Tree That Includes Slaves — And Slave Owners

<i>Part of our</i> <i>summer reading series Island Reads, highlighting authors from the Caribbean</i><p>Andrea Stuart was curious about her family's history in Barbados. And through years of careful research, she found that her bloodline includes both slave owners and slaves. She has written about her own family, as …

13 Reasons You Wouldn't Want To Live In Jane Austen's England

It's an irresistible idea, isn't it, dressing up as a character from a Jane Austen novel, enjoying a fine dinner, going to the ball, and being swept off your feet by Mr Darcy? (So irresistible an idea, in fact, that it's pretty much the exact premise of the film "Austenland" that comes out this …

17 Problems Only Book Lovers Will Understand

If you're a self-proclaimed bookworm (or a bibliophile in denial), you can probably relate to these 17 problems.

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