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Best Monthly Dividend Stocks

Looking for monthly dividend stocks? To start with, don't be fooled by all the monthly income products such as the BMO Monthly Income Fund or TD …

The 100 Best Science Fiction Movies - IGN

There’s something special about a great science fiction movie. Whether its vision of human progress is bleak or optimistic, whether it’s realistic or …

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

Gut bacteria regulate nerve fibre insulation

Research suggests that gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function, offering new ways to treat multiple sclerosis and psychiatric conditions<p>Far from being silent partners that merely help to digest food, the bacteria in your gut may also be exerting subtle influences on your …

Neuroscience

5 Great Dividend-Growth Stocks To Buy In April

Looking for an easy way to boost your portfolio’s long-term returns? Here’s one: buy and hold top-quality dividend stocks—especially those that raise their payouts every single year.<p>Analysis from Ned Davis Research backs that up: from 1974 through 2014, non-dividend-payers eked out just a 2.6% …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

"The best elevator pitch doesn't feel like an elevator pitch," says Dorie Clark. "It feels like a conversation."<p>Clark is a marketing strategist, an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and the author of multiple books, the most recent of which …

The 22 best political movies ever, ranked

One of the best political movies ever made, "All the President's Men," just celebrated its 40th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, and with the backdrop of the election, we thought it was a good time to rank the greatest the genre has produced.<p>Here are the top 22.

January 2016

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

11 Crazy Gene-Hacking Things We Can Do with CRISPR

New gene-editing technologies are revolutionizing biology by giving scientists the tools to dramatically alter organisms' DNA and resulting physical traits. What will we do with this new power? And what have we already done?<p>CRISPR/Cas9 is a futuristic gene-editing technology that is either the key …

Amazon has its sights set on a 'trillion-dollar market' — and is using unconventional tactics to win it

Diego Piacentini, the Amazon executive in charge of the company's operations in Asia and Europe, told Fortune that "the size of opportunity [in India] is so large it will be measured in trillions, not billions."<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is, according to Piacentini, willing to invest billions in the …

6 Ideas From 2015 That Will Change the World

From 3-D-printed body parts to a world powered entirely by battery, here are some of the most innovative tech and science breakthroughs of the year.<p>Advances in science and technology move at an insane pace these days--and luckily, many of the great minds leading the charge are using their …

Mobile Devices

The First Image Ever of a Hydrogen Atom's Orbital Structure

What you’re looking at is the first direct observation of an <b>atom’s electron orbital</b> — <i>an atom's actual wave function</i>! To capture the image, …

NPR Music's 10 Favorite Electronic Albums Of 2015

As somebody who nit-picks the purpose of year-end lists, I have one basic question to ask here: What is an "electronic album?" (Do non-electronic albums even exist in the digitally saturated year of our Internet overlords, 2015?) As somebody writing an intro to such a list, it might not be quite a …

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

I'm in!<p>Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Inventions

SILICON ALLEY'S BILLION-DOLLAR CLUB: Meet the most valuable startups in New York City

But only a handful of those companies have billion-dollar valuations.<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, these are the most valuable startups in New York City.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital …

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Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

Google Glass

First to-scale Solar System model built in seven miles of desert

The universe, as Douglas Adams so memorably explained, is big. <i>Really</i> big.<p>But so are the things inside it -- even objects like the Solar System, which …

Space

The A=432 Hz Frequency: DNA Tuning and the Bastardization of Music

Brendan D. Murphy, <i>Guest</i><p><i>GA=440Hz: Not Quite Music to My Ears</i><p>Humankind is the largely unwitting victim of a frequency war on our consciousness that has …

So, entanglement is weird, but it definitely gets weirder. If that's possible.<p>It is thought that migrating birds could be using quantum entanglement …

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

Central Africa

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Particles

My Boyfriend Refuses to Try Anal

We've talked about it, but he says no every time.<p><b>I have been dating my boyfriend for two months. Everything is great except he won't do a certain thing in the bedroom that I actually like. Yes, I'm talking about anal. I like it and would like to do it with him. We have had discussions about it, but</b> …

Peer review, preprints and the speed of science

Peer review is often claimed to be the guarantor of the trustworthiness of scientific papers, but it is a troubled process. Preprints offer a way out<p>A few weeks ago my collaborators and I submitted our latest paper to a scientific journal. We have been investigating how noroviruses subvert the …

Science

This is Why Millennials Are Afraid of Marriage

Shares 1K<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Is fear paralyzing our ability to commit… or are we being given a</i> …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Universe

Miniature brain in a dish reveals an outsized secret about autism

Scientists hoping to uncover the origins of autism have grown a passel of miniature proto-brains in a lab, using reprogrammed skin cells to rewind the clock to the brain's earliest days of development. From these small creations have come potentially big insights into autism, a diabolically complex …