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How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Motivation

7 Warning Signs That You Will Never Achieve Your Dream

According to the title of a popular motivational magazine manual, there are no UN-achievers, but please don’t mention that to the people who are …

Motivation

What Is The Universe's Third Most Common Element?

In the earliest stages of the Universe, it was too hot to form neutral atoms or even atomic nuclei, as they’d immediately be blasted apart by a collision. By time the Universe had expanded and cooled enough that we could form stable nuclei, things were sparse enough that we wound up with 75% …

4 secrets to leading a happier life, backed by research

In his book, "Authentic Happiness," University of Pennsylvania professor Martin Seligman (the Big Kahuna of happiness research) says that there are <i>four</i> types of happy lives.<p>That's right — not only do we have a blueprint for what makes a happy life, you even get four choices. That doesn't mean …

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

How Our Solar System Will End In The Far Future

It took 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution to bring us here. Generations of stars had to live and die to create the heavy elements; small proto-galaxies had to merge together to create the Milky Way; interstellar gas clouds had to collapse and form new stars with rocky planets around them; …

Solar System

10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump)

Change your approach to productivity and let the results speak for themselves.<p>By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting …