Tim Whelan

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In Just 2 Words Elon Musk Gave Writing Advice Every Business Leader Should Follow

Cutting this habit from business writing can lead to higher productivity.<p>In a push for profitability at his Tesla plants, Elon Musk recently sent a detailed memo to his staff outlining a series of measures intended to help the company ramp up production scale, slash costs, and boost quality.<p>Musk …

Tesla

31 of the Best Images From Cassini’s Mission to Saturn

After 20 years of exploring our cosmic neighborhood, NASA's Cassini spacecraft fell toward Saturn in 2017, burning up in the planet's atmosphere on …

Astronomy

How the Evolving Green Building Movement is Shifting the Way We Live

A Q&A with Mahesh Ramunujam, president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, who developed the LEED certification program.<p>Earth Day is fast …

Green Living

This dedicated fan spent 6 years crocheting a Super Mario Bros. 3 blanket

<i>Super Mario 3</i> fan Kjetil Nordin has finally finished the geeky blanket of our dreams—a project more than six years in the making.<p>Nordin, who’s …

Retrogaming

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

What are diastole and systole in blood pressure?

The terms diastole and systole refer to when the heart muscles relax and contract. The balance between diastole and systole determines a person's …

Medical Research

The secret to the juiciest chicken is a simple but surprising marinade

Chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Stephanie Izard is stopping by the TODAY kitchen to share a few of her favorite recipes from her new book "Gather & Graze: 120 Favorite Recipes for Tasty Good Times." She shows us how to make spicy yogurt-marinated chicken thighs, grilled potato salad with …

Cooking

How To Do The Clock Lunge

The lunge is not the most glamorous of exercises, forever be in the squat’s shadow, but it’s a fantastic functional exercise with the benefits felt …

Workouts

Want to Know if Someone is a Psychopath? They Need 1 Thing Really, Really Badly

Psychopaths seek rewards to an extreme degree.<p>How do you know if someone you know is a psychopath? As <i>Inc.</i> colleague Jessica Stillman writes, for a definitive answer you'd need to assess the individual based on a long list of scientifically validated traits like lack of empathy, egocentricity, and …

Psychology

Astronomers Just Found They've Been Completely Wrong About These Giant Sun Tornadoes

Whoops.<p>Scientists have discovered that the massive bursts of solar activity we call 'solar tornadoes' are not at all like the twisters we get here on …

Universe

An Inordinate Fondness for Wasps

There are probably more species of them than any other animal group.<p>When talking about whether theology has anything to learn from science, the British biologist J. B. S. Haldane used to quip that God must have “an inordinate fondness for beetles.”<p>He had a point. Around 380,000 species of beetle …

Insects

This Is (Probably) the Only Way Dark Matter Interacts with Ordinary Matter

Dark matter has led scientists on a bit of a wild goose chase lately. New, more accurate measurements of a group of colliding galaxies appear to …

Dark Matter

30 Side Dishes That Go Great with Grilled Steak — Recipes from The Kitchn

For a special summer dinner or just a random Wednesday night, there's nothing better than steaks on the grill. But while your beef might be the main …

Cooking

This Chicken Meatball Recipe Makes Me Feel Like a Meal Prep Queen

By Emily Schultz<p>Cafeteria sushi was totally the old me.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the chicken meatball recipe that associate social media manager Emily Schultz just couldn't live without.</i><p>You know those people …

How to make the ultimate chocolate brownies

<b>Chocolate brownies. Gooey, fudgy chocolatey goodness with a thin papery top.</b><p>Who doesn’t love them?<p>If I had to pick my favourite thing to bake, it …

Dessert

The Most Precise Measurement of Antimatter Yet Deepens the Mystery of Why We Exist

Scientists have made the most precise measurement of antimatter yet, and the results only deepen the mystery of why life, the universe, and …

Physics

Baby wet wipes 'cause food allergy', new study warns

Parents should avoid using infant wipes and thoroughly wash soap off their babies to reduce the risk of childhood food allergies, scientists have warned.<p>Researchers have hailed a “major advance” in understanding what causes the complaints after tests revealed links between skin damage and …

Biomedicine

How to Make Halo-Halo

Chef Dale Talde puts his spin on the classic Filipino dessert.<p>Unfamiliar with halo-halo? Think of this traditional Filipino dessert as a shaved-ice sundae. “In any city on or around the equator, you find easy and cheap desserts like halo-halo,” says chef Dale Talde of Talde in Brooklyn. “It’s a …

Ice Cream

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

Chew more nuts, and chomp less red meat.<p>That's the lesson from a new massive, multiyear North American study that found the kind of protein you consume could affect your heart health.<p>The multiyear study, published this week in the International Journal of Epidemiology, looked at more than 81,000 …

Nutrition

There Are Almost 200 Stephen King References on This Poster—Can You Name Them All?

Thanks to <i>It</i>, <i>Gerald’s Game</i>, the upcoming <i>Castle Rock</i>, and even <i>The Mist</i> and <i>The Dark Tower</i>, Stephen King is hot in Hollywood again. But just because the …

Stephen King

I Tried This Class Taught by Hot Australian Men—and the Way I Exercise Will Never Be the Same

Now I know why this is Lucy Hale's go-to workout.<p>Last month, <i>Health</i> talked to Lucy Hale about all things self-care. When she needs to sweat, Hale told …

Exercise

DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds

Hippocampal prosthesis restores memory functions by creating “MIMO” model-based electrical stimulation of the hippocampus — bypassing a damaged brain …

The Brain

America's Test Kitchen explores three classic Asian sauces

Asian cuisine has many standout sauces. They come all in all forms: sweet, savory, smoky and spicy. Dan Souza, Editor-in-Chief of <i>Cook's Illustrated</i> …

Food & Dining

Can this biochemical 'switch off' inflammation?

Macrophages are cells that play a key role in inflammation. And now, new research — led by Trinity College Dublin in Ireland — has found a previously …

Medical Research

Thanks to Incredible Luck, Hubble Caught a Photo of The Most Distant Star Ever Seen

WHOA.<p>Hubble has obtained an absolutely amazing photograph - a blue giant star called Icarus 9 billion light-years from our Solar System, the farthest …

Universe

How Being Depressed Can Affect Your Relationships

When you’re in a bad mood, everything looks bleak, including your relationships. When your relationships aren’t going well, you’re also more likely …

Mental Health

Judge Rules Coffee Needs Cancer Warning, Giving Starbucks & Dunkin' Donuts Jitters

Your daily cup of joe could soon come with a scary warning. A California judge ruled last week that coffee needs a cancer warning label in the Golden …

Coffee

19 Hilarious Tweets Only People Who Are Constantly Hungry Will Understand

What are we having for dinner?

Northern Lights

The First Confirmed Case of Drug-Resistant Super-Gonorrhea is Here

Doctors say a UK man has the “worst-ever” case of the infection.<p>The much-feared super-gonorrhea is finally here. A UK man has the “worst-ever” case of the infection, according to BBC News. Doctors and scientists have warned for years that gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to the antibiotics used …

Public Health