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Here's How The World's Most Brilliant People Scheduled Their Days

Alas, there are but 24 hours in a day.<p>And when you have a seemingly insurmountable load of work, it can be a quite a challenge to even know where to start. But remember that history's most legendary figures -- from Beethoven to Beyonce -- had just as little (or just as much) time as you have.<p>Using …

Infographics

Yes, Neil DeGrasse Tyson Watched The Slow-Motion Video That Makes Him Seem Stoned

Neil deGrasse Tyson can most definitely take a joke.<p>After a slow-motion version of a video in which the astrophysicist discusses Sir Isaac Newton was posted on YouTube, many commented that Tyson appeared stoned. It wasn't long before Tyson spotted the video and responded.<p>It seems Tyson got enough …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Kevin Bacon's Footloose Entrance

YouTube

Was Cosmic Inflation the 'Bang' of the Big Bang? - A. Guth

BIGBANG

Startup Employees Are Getting Screwed By VCs And CEOs, Says 22-Year Industry Veteran

Zaharias says that if you're a startup employee, you're probably getting screwed.<p>"95%+ of non-founding employees don't know s---- about equity," Zaharias says.<p>"Investors, founders and the law firms they work with systematically & ruthlessly exploit startup equity information asymmetry to their gain …

Venture Capital

The Technical Interview

Animations of unseeable biology

We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- but Drew Berry wants to change that. He demos his scientifically accurate (and …

6 Daily Rituals You Can't Afford to Skip

<b>1. A morning routine.</b><p>Some people enjoy reading the paper and drinking a quiet cup of coffee, while others use this time to go for a run or exercise at the gym. A few simple minutes of food prep the night before, and setting the alarm for as little as 10 minutes earlier, will help set the right pace …

Productivity

'Fox Business' Commentator Tells 'Daily Show' Correspondent, 'If You're Poor, Stop Being Poor' | HuffPost

The Daily Show

9 Little-Known Habits of Confident People

<i>"With confidence, you have won before you have started." -- Marcus Garvey</i><p>Confidence is often the single differentiator between people who get what they want and people who don't. Those who think and believe they can do something -- run a marathon, start an entrepreneurial venture, ask someone out …

Self-improvement

Take Six Minutes And Discover The Beginning Of Everything In New Big Bang Video

How did everything begin? Yes, many of us know about the Big Bang, but do you know what happened at the tiniest levels, with quarks and particles?<p>A new video posted on Youtube by user Kurzgesagt, a team of designers in Munich, Germany "who want to make science look beautiful," explores what …

Space Science

Sunday Supper: Soy-Glazed Roast Chicken

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Recently, Chicago's Stephanie Izard (Girl & the Goat, Little Goat and Little Goat Bread) came out with a line of sauces and rubs. Let me tell you, they're …

Look Where The US Is On This Chart Of Life Expectancy vs Healthcare Spending

In this OECD chart of life expectancy vs. per-capita healthcare spending (tweeted by Conrad Hackett), one nation is clearly different than all the rest: The United States.<p>The U.S. has by far the highest per-capita healthcare spending... and one of the lowest life expectancies of any of the world's …

Henry Blodget

No Big Deal: It's Just a Drone Filming a Rocket

Two experimental flight vehicles. One crazy video.<p>In the brief (90 second!) video above, a rocket, funded by billionaire Elon Musk, takes off, reaches a height of some 744 meters, then it begins to fall. And that’s when the coolness occurs.<p>First, the rocket <i>controls its descent to Earth.</i> It lands, …

Buckle Up: Apple’s Next 3 Years Will Be Insane

In the past three years, Apple has dared to be dull.<p>During Apple’s best years, between 2007 and 2010, Apple introduced the first iPhone and the first iPad, two world-changing products that now define the company (and bring in most of its revenue). These products, along with their touch interfaces …

Smart TV

Aerospace Engineer Captures Amazing Celestial Panoramas

Dave Morrow is a self-confessed travel photographer, workshop instructor and ‘word slinger’ with a “passion for travel, the truth, and all things …

Landscape Photography

Where's the Hockey Puck Going?

Well, It Sure Seems Like Keynes Was Right

It seems hard to conclude anything else.<p>I'm not an economist, and I'm not born of a particular economic school that I've bet my life's work on, so I have observed the global economic events of the past five years with a fairly open mind.<p>I've listened to Keynesians like Paul Krugman argue that the …

Economics

Milky Way's Black Hole To Gobble Giant Gas Cloud Soon, Scientists Say

A giant gas cloud is set to spiral into the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's core in the next few months, and scientists should get a great view of the dramatic celestial action.<p>NASA's Swift satellite will have a front-row seat for the enormous gas cloud collision, and astronomers can …

Astrophysics

Magnus Carlsen - the Mozart of Chess - (C) CBS news - aired 19 Feb 12.

Colbert Lays Out Exactly Why Recent Net Neutrality Ruling Is The Worst

Are you still a bit confused about what net neutrality, and its apparent recent end, means for you? On last night's "Colbert Report," the comedian hilariously explained exactly why the longtime policy, which was struck down, will have important ramifications for the future of the Internet.<p>"I hope …

Wednesday starts off with a BANG!

Just before 4:00am while most of us were sleeping, astronomers observed a target they were alerted to through the Astronomer’s Telegram alert system …

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Originals: Time To Cancel Your Cable Subscription | HuffPost

Netflix

AAS Meeting Highlights Several New Hubble Science Findings

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is providing a new perspective on the remote universe, including new views of young and distant galaxies bursting with …

Are you an Early Stage Startup Kind of Engineer?

Parents of Calcutta gang-rape teenager: 'We were abandoned by everyone'

Aged 16, she was gang-raped, and reported it to Calcutta's police. After doing so, she was gang-raped again as punishment. Then she was burnt alive, dying on New Year's Day. Dean Nelson talks to her family<p>When she heard the knock on the door, the 16-year-old girl was waiting to hear if she’d been …

Crime

Syrian civil war bleeds into Beirut, as terror groups clash

Syria's bloody civil war has spread to the streets of Beirut, where it threatens to destroy the hard-fought progress Lebanon's capital has made in coming back from its own civil war that lasted from 1975-1990.<p>The country that has risen like a phoenix from the ashes of a war that killed more than …

Give more attention

My 2014 Resolution<p>Last year, for my 2013 resolutions I proposed 3 simple improvements. I’m doing ok by all 3 — being more patient, trying to be more …