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How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

Mark Zuckerberg: an unequal internet is better than no internet at all

Facebook founder insists that universal connectivity and net neutrality can coexist<p>Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has spoken out in defence of Internet.org, after a group of Indian technology and internet companies pulled out of the initiative, claiming it threatened the principle of "net …

What Walter Scott's death reminds us

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday, a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, was charged with murder for shooting an unarmed black man in the back. Officer Michael Slager was arrested after raw video surfaced showing him firing numerous shots at Walter Scott as Scott ran away from a traffic stop.<p>…

NASA made an adorable video explaining climate change. l think a lot of people will FINALLY get it.

Here's your Hot Planet 101, courtesy of NASA. Take a minute to watch it, then we'll see how it's affecting life on earth <i>right now.</i><p>If the symptoms of …

Male nurses have been earning thousands more than female nurses for decades

Male nurses in the United States have earned thousands of dollars more than female nurses every year for nearly the past three decades, if not longer, and there's no sign of the gap getting any smaller, a new study has found. The results show that male registered nurses, on average, are earning …

Warming Climate Could Change How Food Tastes

Meats and beets don't do well in the heat<p>There might be some very tangible, selfish reasons for foodies to care about climate change. It turns out that warming temperatures could not only impact our food supply, but they might also change how our food tastes.<p>A new report from the University of …

Oil price slump is choking this OPEC economy

Plunging oil prices are taking a heavy toll on one of Africa's top producers.<p>Nigeria's currency is trading at a record low against the U.S. dollar, the stock market has slumped 15% this year -- making it the worst performer in Africa -- and financial reserves are being depleted.<p>"It's going to be a …

Science, climate change and controversy | @GrrlScientist

Science,Peer review and scientific publishing,Royal Society,History of science,Controversies,Biology,Evolution,Climate change,Climate change,Environment,Darwin<p>It’s inevitable: as science progresses, controversy happens. But sometimes, the public sees controversy where none exists. How to remedy …

'Climate change' and 'global warming' reportedly banned under Florida governor

Department of Environmental Protection officials told to avoid terms<p>Officials working in Florida's Department of Environmental Protection were banned from using the words "climate change," "global warming," and "sea-level rise" under Republican state governor Rick Scott, according to a new report …

Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

As the airborne particles turn: Across the globe, dust (red-orange) is lifted from land, sea salt (blue) swirls up from oceans, soot (green and yellow) rises from fires and sulfur (white) streams from volcanoes and fossil fuel emissions.<p>It's March. It's freezing. And there's half a foot of snow on …

Daylight saving time is one big experiment for scientists

To some people, the transition to daylight saving time means a few days of sleep deprivation, or the chance to leave work before the sky is completely dark. To others, it's a perfect opportunity to conduct scientific research.<p>Not just sleep-related research. If you ever wondered whether changing …

Risk of American 'megadroughts' for decades, NASA warns

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is no precedent in contemporary weather records for the kinds of droughts the country's West will face, if greenhouse gas emissions stay on course, a NASA study said.<p>No precedent even in the past 1,000 years.<p>The feared droughts would cover most of the western half of the United States …

A Casual Review of the Fujifilm X100T

For the last 21 days I have been in Japan putting Fujifilm’s new X100T through its paces.<p>This review will not cover every technical aspect of the …

The fiddling with temperature data is the biggest science scandal ever

New data shows that the “vanishing” of polar ice is not the result of runaway global warming<p>When future generations look back on the global-warming scare of the past 30 years, nothing will shock them more than the extent to which the official temperature records – on which the entire panic …

This nifty Japanese umbrella can stand on its own

There are lots of reasons not to like rainy days, but umbrellas have to be near the top of the list. They constantly break and they're awfully unwieldy. Japanese designer Oki Sato is doing his part to improve the humble umbrella, though — his Stay-brella won't fall down when you lean it on the …

Canon’s Upcoming 11-24mm f/4L Will Reportedly Cost a Hefty $3,000

In August, the rumor mill started buzzing about Canon having a new 11-24mm lens up its sleeve. The next month, a leaked photo gave us our first …