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The Sixth Extinction: A Conversation With Elizabeth Kolbert

Humanity's "most enduring legacy" will be our effect on the rest of life on Earth.<p>In her new book <i>The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History</i>, Elizabeth Kolbert describes traveling the world to document the mass extinction of species that seems to be unfolding before our eyes. There have been five …

Why Telegram has become the hottest messaging app in the world

Secret messages and advanced cryptography pose a challenge to WhatsApp<p>When WhatsApp went down for four hours this weekend, nearly 5 million people signed up for messaging service Telegram. The app skyrocketed to the top of the App Store charts, and is now the top free app in 46 countries from …

Watch Beck's "Saturday Night Live" Promo Video With Jim Parsons

This week's episode of "Saturday Night Live" will feature Beck as the musical guest, with Jim Parsons hosting. In the promo video for the episode, Parsons says he is a huge fan of Beck, and asks Beck if he has "a personal catchphrase". Beck responds: "I am Beck".<p>Beck's latest album, <i>Morning Phase</i>, …

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Alec Baldwin bashes media, showbiz players in long magazine essay

Alec Baldwin just burned a lot of his bridges -- and roads, and footpaths -- with his former colleagues at MSNBC.<p>And that's just for starters.<p>In an essay published in New York Magazine that went online Sunday, the actor rants about a range of people in show business and the media who did him wrong, …

This Week in Review: Making sense of the Comcast/Netflix deal, and an FCC study takes heat

Plus: Piers Morgan hits the exits, options to break up the NSA, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and tech.<p><b>The Comcast/Netflix deal explained</b>: Two weeks after Comcast announced it would buy Time Warner Cable and a month after a federal court overruled the U.S.’ net neutrality …

Expenditure on food: nutritional slump

Eating less, but eating worse – and while doing far less. That is the gist of two thoroughgoing studies of Britain's food expenditure, published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies today.<p>It is easy to imagine that bulging waistlines are about super-sizing – a loss of portion control. But while …

The Nutritional Differences Between Fresh and Frozen Food Explained

It's pretty common knowledge that you're going to get the most nutritional bang for your buck from fresh vegetables and fruits, but AsapSCIENCE …

Overcome the Complexity Within You

Although it doesn’t show up explicitly in any personality test, some people seem to be more prone to creating complexity than others. Instead of cutting to the heart of an issue, they tangle it further; rather than narrowing down projects, they allow the scope to keep expanding; and instead of …

How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills and Make Better Business Decisions

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you make decisions every day that affect the success of your products, the loyalty of your employees, and the overall health of your business. To make the best decisions possible, you need to think critically …

Critical Thinking

Define Your Personal Core Values: 5 Steps

If your company has core values, shouldn't you? Establishing your own personal guidelines can remove risk and accelerate success.<p>Most concede the power of core values in business. Jim Collins made a great case in <i>Built to Last</i>. But it's difficult to accurately create or accept core values for your …

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How You Can Form Good Habits and Stick to Them

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever set out with the goal of actually sticking to a new behavior only to find yourself not doing it at all one week later? I know I have.<p>Why is it so hard to form good habits? Why is it so difficult to make consistent …

Motivation

What Anxiety Does to Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

We all deal with anxiety in some form or another, whether it's when you're pulled over by the cops or about to give a speech in front of a crowd. But …

Self-help

Which Workout Burns The Most Calories After It’s Over?

A.K.A. the magic workout<p>Since you're well-read in the fitness department, you probably already know about the afterburn effect—i.e. how some workouts help you burn calories even <i>after</i> your sweat session is over. But what you may not know is which ones get the job done best—so we checked in with …

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Grow

Research into “neurogenesis”—the ability of certain brain areas to grow new brain cells—has recently taken an exciting turn. Not only has research discovered that we can foster new brain cell growth through exercise, but it may eventually be possible to “bottle” that benefit in prescription …

Contextual Lockscreen Cover Hits Google Play Boasting Less Battery Drain And 100 More Upgrades

Cover is bringing its situation-aware lockscreen to more Android users today after its beta test launch six weeks ago. It’s now available in the Google Play store to Android 4.1+ users in the US, Canada, and Europe. Cover’s 100 new improvements include cutting down battery drain and being better at …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

In Almost Every European Country, Bikes Are Outselling New Cars

We know that Europeans love their bicycles — think Amsterdam or Paris. Denmark even has highways specifically for cyclists.<p>Indeed, earlier this month, NPR's Lauren Frayer reported that Spain, which has long had a love affair with cars, is embracing the bicycle: For the first time on record, Lauren …