• NEWS
    Meet Sumatra’s Tapanuli orangutan: The world’s newest known great ape is already nearly extinct

    Tim Laman/Wikimedia Commons [Licensed under CC-BY-4.0] The Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) of Sumatra is both the world’s newest known great ape species and its most threatened, after being officially categorised this week as Critically Endangered, or nearly extinct in the wild. Researchers last month declared it the world’s eighth great ape species, distinguishing it from […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Pochettino: To play at Wembley is a massive motivation for opponents

    Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is concerned as his team have managed only one league victory from their past six matches. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA LONDON – Mauricio Pochettino says playing at Wembley is hurting Tottenham’s Premier League title chances as their opponents are doubly motivated to perform at the national stadium. Stuttering Spurs – who […]

  • PODCASTS
    Why Apple’s Podcasts App Is About to Get a Lot Better

    Apple’s Podcasts app hasn’t been a favorite of many iPhone users over the years. But a recent acquisition suggests it might get some important updates. The tech giant has acquired a small audio file organization company named Pop Up Archive, Nicholas Quah at Nieman Lab is reporting, citing sources. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, […]

  • SUCCESS
    Ecological restoration success is higher for natural regeneration than for active restoration in tropical forests

    Abstract Is active restoration the best approach to achieve ecological restoration success (the return to a reference condition, that is, old-growth forest) when compared to natural regeneration in tropical forests? Our meta-analysis of 133 studies demonstrated that natural regeneration surpasses active restoration in achieving tropical forest restoration success for all three biodiversity groups (plants, birds, […]

  • SUCCESS
    Competence is key to success

    “Learn to do common things uncommonly well.”- George Washington Carver Being competent means possessing skill and knowledge that allows us to do something successfully. It usually increases over time as one acquires more information and ability through inquiry, observation, and participation. Being competent is a choice. When you feel competent, you can greet new environments […]

  • NEWS
    Is Your Partner Being Too Generous with Contractors? 4 Questions to Ask

    When a contractor does great work for you, it’s natural to want to compensate them generously. Being generous with others isn’t just a selfless act; it makes you feel good, too. In fact, researchers at the University of Michigan proved that being generous improves your mental and physical health, and promotes longevity. Is Your Business Partner Being Too […]

  • LIFE
    Life as it is

    The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of a coach being pulled by horses. This is how Anton Chekhov’s most charming masterpiece […]

  • LIFE
    Life as it is

    Based on an Anton Chekhov masterpiece, “Waqt Guzar Jaata Hai” is worth your time The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of […]