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Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being?

Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being? http://ift.tt/2kcG63d We all want more well-being in our lives. But which traits are most likely to be associated with well-being? This is an important question because it can help inform our decision to cultivate some aspects of our being over others, and can even inform culture-wide interventions [...]

By | 2017-01-23T16:01:13+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

What Could Replace the Clean Power Plan?

What Could Replace the Clean Power Plan? http://ift.tt/2jp95kr President Trump officially entered office Friday, erasing mentions of climate change from the White House website and replacing them with vows to increase fossil fuel development. But Trump has yet to take the immediate action he promised on the campaign trail to reverse the Obama administration's Clean [...]

By | 2017-01-23T15:50:39+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Dear Anti-Trump Protestors, Please Renounce Violence

Dear Anti-Trump Protestors, Please Renounce Violence http://ift.tt/2jPQVMg I was in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day, January 20, and have some things to get off my chest about the violent protests I witnessed. (I also attended the massive Women’s March on January 21, which was entirely nonviolent.) My companion on Inauguration Day was my old pal [...]

By | 2017-01-23T15:01:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

The Hard Road: Find Deeply Shared Values to Tackle Divisive Problems

The Hard Road: Find Deeply Shared Values to Tackle Divisive Problems http://ift.tt/2jhvtyq Dear President Trump and members of Congress: As you took office in January, you came face-to-face with pressing problems involving science, medicine and technology that directly affect our country's health, wealth and security. They have often been ignored by your predecessors or [...]

By | 2017-01-23T14:45:20+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

How to Learn Morse Code–Semiconsciously

How to Learn Morse Code--Semiconsciously http://ift.tt/2k8RnBS Learning Morse code, with its tappity-tap rhythms of dots and dashes, could take far less effort—and attention—than one might think. The trick is a wearable computer that engages the sensory powers of touch, according to a recent pilot study. The results suggest that mobile devices may be able to [...]

By | 2017-01-23T14:25:25+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Enigmatic Pterosaur was a Terrestrial Stalker

Enigmatic Pterosaur was a Terrestrial Stalker http://ift.tt/2iGWZqo Jurassic World wasn’t exactly a paragon of scientific accuracy. The movie, as its own characters acknowledge, went in for full-on monsters instead of prehistoric saurians as paleontologists understand them now. There’s no better example of the movie’s monsterism than the pterosaurs. At least the frog-dinosaur hybrids looked more [...]

By | 2017-01-23T14:15:53+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Polar Bear Cubs at High Risk from Toxic Industrial Chemicals, Despite Bans

Polar Bear Cubs at High Risk from Toxic Industrial Chemicals, Despite Bans http://ift.tt/2kjCK2q Polar bears are facing trouble inside and out. The animals are losing habitat as global warming melts sea ice. Now a study shows bears’ bodies hold toxic chemicals originally made in distant factories, substances that threaten adult bears’ health at a level [...]

By | 2017-01-23T13:50:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Rumors Swirl about Trump’s Science Adviser Pick

Rumors Swirl about Trump's Science Adviser Pick http://ift.tt/2kjpIST US President Donald Trump has met with two rumoured front-runners for the role of White House science adviser. Trump met with David Gelernter—a computer scientist at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and a critic of liberal academia—on January 16. And on January 13, Trump met [...]

By | 2017-01-23T13:35:07+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Stop Sending Yourself Reminder E-Mails

Stop Sending Yourself Reminder E-Mails http://ift.tt/2jgZiQ1 Is your home littered with sticky notes telling you to mail that birthday card or pay that parking fine? Are your desk and computer similarly festooned with paper or digital reminders? Chances are, they are not very effective. Recent research suggests there is a better way: put an unusual [...]

By | 2017-01-23T12:30:37+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Signs of Alien Air Herald a New Era of Exoplanet Discoveries

Signs of Alien Air Herald a New Era of Exoplanet Discoveries http://ift.tt/2jPQDo9 For astronomers seeking Earth twins around other stars, the exoplanet GJ 1132 b probably isn’t an identical sibling—but it may be the closest cousin yet found. It weighs in at just over one Earth mass, but circles its star in a warm orbit [...]

By | 2017-01-23T12:05:27+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments