Everything We Know About Tardigrades, the Only Animal That Can Survive in Space.

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All hail the water bears. Tardigrades are one of the most fascinating creatures on Earth—and the moon. Last year, the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed on the moon, spilling thousands of the dehydrated tardigrades that scientists loaded onto the lander (along with human DNA samples), according to a WIRED report. The tardigrades were in “tun” form, a dormant […]

A Potato Battery Can Light Up a Room For Over a Month.

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Source : https://www.smithsonianmag.com/ By Tuan C. Nguyen A crop-based power system coming out of Israel is significantly cheaper than batteries, but why isn’t anyone interested? As one of the most ubiquitous crops in the world, the potato is poised to feed the entire world.  Along the way, scientists discovered that the popular staple of many people’s diets […]

The Secret to Happiness is 10 Specific Behaviors.

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By: Benjamin Hardy, PhD Source: https://medium.com/ Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they’re very happy. Several years ago in an interview with Conan O’Brien, Louis C. K. tells of flying on a newly equipped Wi-Fi airplane. He was amazed by the new technology. Until, during the flight, the Wi-Fi went down. […]

5 Lessons From Beethoven’s Journey to Mastery — How He Made Music Despite Being Deaf

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“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets.” — Beethoven Would you rather have an easy life or have the strength to endure a difficult one? In an ideal world, wouldn’t we all go for the former? After all, a life full of happiness is the one that’s devoid of any […]

7 signs you’re rich, even if it doesn’t feel like it.

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“Rich” is relative. Maybe you think it means being in the top 1% of earners in some of the wealthiest cities in the US. Maybe it means being able to buy a flashy mansion or spend your life flitting from luxury vacation to luxury vacation. But former investment banker Kristin Addis told Insider she feels richer earning about 40% of […]

Quitting These 6 Habits Helped Me Create a Life I Genuinely Enjoy.

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Avoiding them might help you take your life to the next level too. We all know that our daily activities determine our future. However, most people ignore this basic rule for too long and live as if there’s no tomorrow. They spend money they don’t have, consume foods and drinks that harm their mental and […]

50 Golden Rules.

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1. Never handheld anyone without stand up. 2. In a negotiation, never do the first offer. 3. If you are trusted with a secret, keep it. 4. Return with full tank the car you borrowed. 5. Do things with passion or better not do them. 6. When you wave hand, make it firm and look […]

These Are the Highest Resolution Photos Ever Taken of Snowflakes.

Photographer and scientist Nathan Myhrvold has developed a camera that captures snowflakes at a microscopic level never seen before. By Jennifer Nalewicki SMITHSONIANMAG.COM The first chill of a winter storm is enough to send most people indoors, but not Nathan Myhrvold. The colder the weather, the better his chances are of capturing a microscopic photograph of […]