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Brand Strategy And Jung's Archetypes

Archetypes in product branding are nothing new. The Jungian-based psychology behind the use of archetypes began in earnest shortly after World War …

How Your Language Affects Your Wealth and Health

Does the language we speak determine how healthy and rich we will be? New research by Keith Chen of Yale Business School suggests so. The structure …

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Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013, Part II

Time is running out to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The overall …

Oops! Invisibility cloaks actually make objects easier to see

It's often a case of swings and roundabouts. If you save money by buying a house out of town, you spend more time and money commuting. If you really …

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Wii U

<i>The Wii U has become a much better proposition for gamers.</i><p>Nintendo’s Wii U has been in a sort of generational purgatory since its launch last November.<p>The hardware is more powerful than current generation consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but not by leaps and bounds. And the system’s …

Mother Nature talks nanotech: the ultimate solar panel

<b>Scientist: Black metals with a nanostructured surface could be the key to creating better, more effective solar panels, trapping more light than ever before.</b><p>Mother Nature: So, clever clogs, how does the nanotechnology bit come into this?<p><b>I'm glad you asked! Black metals are made by treating their</b> …

What The Research Says About "Rampage Violence"

Studies of "rampage violence" have only been around for about a decade, but researchers are still working hard to understand and prevent it. Here's the current state of the field.<p>It's only been about a decade since psychological research has begun looking at what's increasingly being called …

Not breaking news: many scientific studies are ultimately proved wrong!

When a theory is shown to be incorrect or a publication in error, it is all too easy to think that the scientist who came up with this theory is a liar or a dishonest fraudster intent on misleading the public for personal gain. Or as Richard Smith, former editor of the British Medical Journal, puts …

Valentina Tereshkova, 76, first woman in space, seeks one-way ticket to Mars

Having reached the age of 76, it might be expected that Valentina Tereshkova would be planning a life of quiet gentility: a bit of gardening, perhaps, or catching up on reading. Far from it. The <i>grande dame</i> of astronautics has no intention of retiring gracefully, she has revealed. Indeed, she has a …

Small Animals See The World In Slow Motion

This is why it's so hard to catch a fly bare-handed.<p>Ever wonder how a fly or a chipmunk can evade your clumsy human grasp so easily? A new study published in Animal Behavior finds that, generally, the smaller the animal, the more information it can see in a small amount of time. That means certain …

James Earl Jones Reads from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”

<b>Walt Whitman</b> (May 31, 1819–March 26, 1892) is widely celebrated as the father of free verse, his 1855 poetry collection <b>Leaves of Grass</b> (<i>public library</i> | <i>public domain</i>) enduring as one of the most influential works in the American literary canon. He wrote in the preface to the 1855 edition, which he …

Dummy History Lesson Do you want to learn more about the Wing Chun dummy? If so, make sure to check out this article from the blog Kung Fu Tea. It is pretty interesting goes pretty in-depth about the evolution of the Wing Chun dummy. http://chinesemartialstudies.com/2013/06/24/the-story-of-ip-mans-wooden-dummy/

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

WATCH: The Story of a Man Who Faked Insanity

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …

Watch This Bicycle Go 80 MPH

Probably not do-it-yourself<p>Tom Donhou, a bicycle builder based in Hackney, London, just went 80 mph on a bike. As a point of reference: You or I might hit 30 mph, tops, on a flat surface; a professional might max out at about 45 mph. But to get anywhere over that speed, you need a bike explicitly …

Today Marks a Tipping Point in the Evolution of Capitalism

Today is an historic day.<p>Today marks a tipping point in the evolution of capitalism. It marks the coming home of a capitalism that returns business …

Criminology – The 21st Century Criminologist By: Ronald F. Worst – Criminologist (Safety/Security Expert & Fraud Examiner)

Ronald F. Worst – Criminologist (Safety/Security Expert & Fraud Examiner)<p>We are often reminded of the sudden impact of financial crimes, safety and …

Philosophical Bruce Lee

Many know Bruce Lee as a Martial Artist, an Actor, the Founder of Jeet Kune Do(J.K.D), his moves with Nunchaku. But many do not know the …

Bruce Lee Shares His Striking Philosophy & Wisdom For Daily Excellence

Bruce Lee was truly a phenomenal human being, not only for his martial arts prowess, but also for his deep understanding of philosophy, Optimal …

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Scientists Achieve On-Demand Quantum Teleportation For The First Time

Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.<p>Quantum teleportation has taken another step forward, thanks to two complimentary experiments, one from ETH Zurich and one from the University of Tokyo. The researchers have demonstrated the most reliable …

New Clues for How to Remember Dreams

A new study suggests that there are distinct differences in brain function between people who remember their dreams and those who don't.<p>This morning, I woke up with a very strong memory of staging a political coup in my sleep. Why I happened to remember my dream so vividly when I woke up, it's hard …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

How language is literally losing its meaning

The Oxford English Dictionary has accepted a new definition for the word literally – and it's not the only word changing beyond recognition. It's enough to, like, make one despair<p>It is literally the biggest semantics story of the week: the informal use of the word "literally" – as a term for …