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North Korea is not building nuclear weapons to destroy the US — the real reasons are much more surprising

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been called many things — crazy, mad, insane, and "rocket man" — because of his program to build nuclear bombs and missiles capable of launching the weapons to the US.<p>But experts say he is not crazy to want a nuclear arsenal. And Kim doesn't necessarily want …

North Korea

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

Love

Superior Emotional Intelligence Comes From This 1 Practice (That Nobody Wants to Do) | Inc.com

No matter which successful person I have the honor of learning from, they all mention the same thing--emotional intelligence.<p>Everyone knows that emotional intelligence is important. Thought leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Ferris both acknowledge the importance of being self-aware, but few …

Emotional Intelligence

Hero Who Shot and Stopped Texas Mass Shooter Was an NRA Instructor — And That's Not All He Did

On Sunday, 26-year-old Devin Kelley unloaded a rifle on a small, Texas church, killing 26 people. Images quickly emerged of the shooter's Facebook …

Russian Wonder Kid Claims He Was Born On Mars And Reincarnated On Earth

The indigo child Boriska, who lives in Volgograd, Russia, allegedly lived on Mars and was reborn on Earth. His knowledge and abilities have …

Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

How to Become More Self-Aware, According to Research

You probably know more than a few people who are just clueless about themselves.<p>They make the same errors over and over but never seem to notice. …

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's my best investing advice for your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Investing in too many things at once could destroy your wealth. Courtesy of Chris Reining <i>Chris Reining worked as cyber security programmer in the Midwest before retiring as a millionaire at age 37. The following was recently published under the "Ask Chris" column on his website.</i><p>Today's question …

Retirement

8 signs you're being lied to

Chances are that most of them lied to you — and that they did it more than once. It's a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly.<p>University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert Feldman has studied lying for more than a decade, and his research has …

Ask Ethan: What Was The Entropy Of The Universe At The Big Bang?

The second law of thermodynamics is one of those puzzling laws of nature that simply emerges from the fundamental rules. It says that entropy, a measure of disorder in the Universe, must always increase in any closed system. But how is it possible that our Universe today, which looks to be …

Dark Matter

Extraterrestrial Origin Of Fast Radio Burst Phenomenon Confirmed

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) have puzzled astronomers since they were first detected in 2007. These mysterious milliseconds-long blasts of radio waves …

Paranormal

A Bizarre Space Phenomenon Might Just Be Proof Of Aliens

“Fast radio bursts” have been confusing astronomers and astrophysicists for a decade — since they were first discovered in 2007. Basically, they’re absurdly powerful pulses of radio waves, only lasting milliseconds, if that. We only discovered them in 2007 because our gear finally became good …

Claim This Deduction for Your Small Business to Avoid Leaving Money on the Table This Tax Season | Inc.com

It's that time of the year, and we wouldn't blame you if you tensed up knowing that tax season has arrived, because for some small business owners, it can be a daunting few months.<p>But the 98 percent of American firms that fall under the definition of a small business don't necessarily have to fret …

Small Business

Wise Ancient Philosopher Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

It’s human nature to compare yourself to others. But for many people, comparing all the time can become overbearing to the point that you find it …

Mindfulness

Parallel Universes DO Exist, Theory Suggests

In order to put forth tangible proof that backs the multiverse or ‘Many Worlds’ theory, scientists have finally confirmed that parallel universes …

Quantum Mechanics

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math - Issue 40: Learning

I was a wayward kid who grew up on the literary side of life, treating math and science as if they were pustules from the plague. So it’s a little …

Mathematics

16 Tips That Will Increase Your iPhone Game Level To Legendary

Written by the Providr.com editorial team<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD<p>13/ If you want to find out what flight is flying over you, just …

Consciousness Harmed by Abnormal Brain Interactions

<b>Over the past few years, a great amount of scientific research has shown that even when the brain is “at rest” it still works. The brains of healthy</b> …

Here's What Passengers Actually Ate on the Titanic

No hiding the wealth gap here.<p>One hundred and four years after its sinking, the Titanic continues to fascinate people all over the world, and it's not just because of the tremendous scope of its tragedy. The story of the Titanic is the story of Old World heroism and nobility, but it's also the …

Japan prepares for release of tritium from Fukushima plant

TOKYO (AP) — To dump or not to dump a little-discussed substance is the question brewing in Japan as it grapples with the aftermath of the nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima five years ago. The substance is tritium.<p>The radioactive material is nearly impossible to remove from the huge quantities of …

A Random Swedish person is waiting to take your phone call

STOCKHOLM — Ever felt like calling up a complete stranger in Sweden?<p>Now is your chance.<p>The Swedish Tourist Association has set up a hotline that lets …

Watch a Rusty Knife Get Cleaned and Sharpened to Reveal a Beautifully Shiny Blade

At the start, the knife looks to be in pretty bad shape. It’s spotted and stained and totally rusted but with a little tender, love, and care, the …

Can very small doses of LSD make you a better worker? I decided to try it. - Vox

The last time I took acid, I was 19 and living in a Volkswagen van. Twenty years later, I didn't expect I would do it again. I had no desire to. Acid was great for breaking down everything you know about the world when you're a teenager, but as a middle-aged person who has spent decades just trying …

Conditions for life may hinge on how fast the universe is expanding

Scientists have known for several years now that stars, galaxies, and almost everything in the universe is moving away from us (and from everything …

The Ugly Truth About Why Marijuana Is Illegal

Have you ever wondered how marijuana became illegal? The story is nothing short of insane.<p>This video is a must-see. Joe Rogan never fails to make a …