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3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

Stunning images reveal SpaceX's revolutionary approach to landing on Mars

And as mind-blowing as these innovative ideas are, the video animations and illustrations that bring Space X's goals to life are equally impressive.<p>But these animations and illustrations aren't just fiction and propaganda: They are a way for SpaceX to envision the future and make it a reality.<p>For …

Space Travel

Step aboard the Helios, an award-winning yacht with a secret in its sails

Helios is the personification of the sun in Greek mythology.<p>And there's no more appropriate name than that for a boat that harnesses the sun's power.<p>With its hybrid diesel-electric motor capable of using both to move itself, the Helios could represent a new future for personal watercraft. Up to 355 …

Boating

Google is doubling down on biotech

The company is turning the team that develops smart contact lenses and other healthcare initiatives into a full-fledged, standalone company rather than a lab project.<p>The life sciences group will "graduate" from the Google X labs and become its own separate company under the new Alphabet corporate …

Emerging Technology

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Time Management

Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

MOSCOW (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.<p>Russian investigators, politicians and political commentators …

Russia

Boris Nemtsov, leading Putin critic, shot and killed in Moscow

A top political nemesis of President Vladimir Putin was shot and killed early Saturday in central Moscow, Russian police said, one day before an opposition rally was scheduled to take place.<p>Boris Nemtsov, 55, a former deputy prime minister, was shot four times from a passing car as he was walking …

Did Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Actually Fly North And Land At This Airport? One Expert’s Case

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will have remained missing without a trace for one full year, assuming that searchers don’t find any evidence of the …

Airplanes