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How to Make Your Face Look More Intelligent, According to Science

Looking smarter isn’t just about slapping on a pair of nerd glasses. To give off a brainy vibe, you may want to adjust your facial expression.<p>A new …

Psychology

Five childhood games that science has ruined forever

As any creationist, climate change denier, or even the flat-earth-based rapper B.O.B. will tell you, science can so often be a killjoy. Proving and disproving things is its job, of course, but occasionally it might be better just to let sleeping dogs lie.<p>(Sleeping dogs, of course, cannot lie. …

This Nasty New Malware Can Infect Your Apple iPhone or iPad

Apple’s mobile operating system just got a nasty bug.<p>Researchers from the cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks (panw) said on Wednesday that they …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

Psychology

How to Give Negative Feedback When Your Organization Is “Nice”

I was meeting with a client last week, the CEO of a global financial services firm. At the end of our conversation, he asked me what feedback I had for him about his organization. Since this is a firm for which I have deep respect and admiration, I shared a very long list of positive observations …

Pro gamers are athletes, for reals

DID you know professional video gamers are considered athletes in the most literal sense? Don’t take our word for it, listen to the science.

Why You Should Do Push Ups For The Rest Of Your Life | Brickell and Dowtown Miami Personal Trainer

The Perfect Exercise<p>Drop and give me 20!<p>You’ve probably heard this expression in a boot camp class, in a movie, or perhaps your PE teacher in high …

37 of the best foods to beat the belly bloat

The best way to achieve the flat stomach of your dreams is through a healthy, low-calorie diets and plenty of exercise. But if you're suffering from …

Science Seems Like Magic as This Spilled Couscous Perfectly Organizes Itself

Science presenter Steve Mould used a simple bow to demonstrate how when played like a violin, a metal plate will resonate and cause a bunch of …

Science

27+ Ways to Teach Yourself How to Become the Excel Guru Everybody Relies On

Become an Excel Guru by Practicing with Real Data Sets<p>Teach yourself using Excel data sets, really?<p>I know that’s what you’re thinking but in the real …

A Checklist for Making Faster, Better Decisions

Managers make about three billion decisions each year, and almost all of them can be made better. The stakes for doing so are real: decisions are the most powerful tool managers have for getting things done. Setting goals (another tool) is aspirational, but making decisions actually drives action. …

Time to rethink your vegetable oil? Leaner bodies, less heart disease and diabetes risk found in people with higher levels of linoleic acid

Leaner bodies, less heart disease and diabetes risk found in people with higher levels of linoleic acid<p>Risk of heart disease and diabetes may be …

A fifth of adults have forgotten how to do fractions or percentages

One in five adults (or 20%) has forgotten how to work out either fractions or percentages, and even fewer remember how to calculate the mean, the median or the mode, according to a study.<p>It reveals a perturbing lack of recall among many adults who have forgotten not just the rules of mathematics, …

Mathematics

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Your computer mouse may be opening the door for hackers

If you think about catching a cold, you know you feel miserable, but you don't have a clue how you got it. You can catch a cold from standing close to someone who's sick or turning a doorknob that they touched.<p>That's similar to how airborne viruses infect computer systems with malware. These …

US election 2016: Trump and Clinton remain front-runners

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1230000/1230643_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524664756_9b9f4bee8c5823e7674e50542d5f54d3<p><b>US presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have maintained their status as front-runners in the latest round of voting for their</b> …

Young baseball players could benefit from preseason arm injury prevention programs

Preseason prevention programs are beneficial to young baseball pitchers, according to new research. The study, the first to analyze a well-monitored …

Exercise

Fatigue contributing factor in kid's pitching injuries

Shoulder and elbow injuries in adolescent pitchers are becoming more and more prevalent each year. Researchers highlight how fatigue can affect …

Top 10 Surprising Foods You Can Make in Your Waffle Iron

It’s time to dust off that neglected waffle maker and waffle all the things. Here are 10+ unusual foods that are perfect for cooking in the waffle …

Breakfast

Top 10 High-Quality Dividend Stocks for Long-Term Investors

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Feb. 23.</i><p>High-quality dividend stocks are some of the best investments long-term investors can make.<p>These are some …

Calculator showing how much exercise it takes to burn off fast food will ruin your lunch plans

While many of us try to eat healthy on a daily basis, sometimes our busy lifestyle gets in the way. Enter fast food.<p>But all those calories, high salt …

Fitness

The Most Effective Way to Take a Break at Work

Some people have a relentless drive to work all the time. They’ll work through lunch breaks, stay late at the office, and even bring projects home to …

Super-M Water & Sand-Proof Bluetooth Speaker | Popular Science Shop

The Super-M brings quality sound to all your adventures, from beach days to snow days. It's durable, it's sleek, it's Super-M.<p>Waterproof & sand-proof (IPX-5 protection rating)<br>• 8-hour rechargeable battery<br>• 4.0 Bluetooth wireless streaming technology<br>• Speakerphone capable<br>• 4 full range Neodymium drivers for …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Dell XPS 15 The Best 15" Premium Consumer Notebook I've Experienced So Far

The notebook market is one that has always been extremely competitive with some vendors eliminated from the market and others absorbed by competitors. This has led to some serious consolidation in the market, particularly in the high-end where it is increasingly difficult for notebook makers to …

Computer Hardware

Five Factors That Are Fueling Serverless Computing - Part 1

Serverless Computing is the latest buzzword in the industry. It has gained momentum in the recent past primarily due to the investments made by Amazon and Google. With the announcement of Openwhisk at the recently held InterConnect event, IBM has also joined the bandwagon. Microsoft is actively …

Cloud Computing

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

In 5 years of studying rich people, I found they use a daily tool that never occurs to most of us

The best to-do lists incorporate daily activities that help move you forward in life towards accomplishing your goals.<p>But to-do lists alone will not make you a success. While it's important to get things done, it's equally important to avoid doing things that wash out all of the benefits of a to-do …