• Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life Death Rebirth review – an uneasy dialogue

    ‘Divine muscular energy’: Michelangelo’s The Risen Christ, c1532-3. Right: Tristan’s Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain Under a Waterfall), 2005 by Bill Viola. Photograph: Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019; Bill Viola Studio Ever since Bill Viola first pitched up in Florence as a 23-year-old film technician in 1974, there has been a certain inevitability […]

  • LIFE
    NASA Administrator: Alien Life Is More Likely Than We Thought

    Thomas Zurbuchen, the associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission directorate, says it’s likely that there’s life beyond Earth. “Is there life beyond Earth? I think the answer is yes — but we just don’t know,” Zurbuchen said during an interview at Boston University. “The simple reason I think so is because we underestimated nature when we […]

  • NEWS
    Trump to NYT: Wall talks a ‘waste of time’

    US President Donald Trump has dismissed the federal investigation into alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 election and talks about a proposed border wall. His lawyers had been reassured he was not a target in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, he said. Talks in Congress about wall funding – the issue behind the recent government […]

  • LIFE
    Without the Impact that Formed the Moon, We Might Not Have Life on Earth

    The Earth wasn’t formed containing the necessary chemicals for life to begin. One well-supported theory, called the “late veneer theory”, suggests that the volatile chemicals needed for life arrived long after the Earth formed, brought here by meteorites. But a new study challenges the late veneer theory. Evidence shows that the Moon was created when […]

  • LIFE
    Life’s Chaotic: Let’s Learn About Entropy

    There are some universal certainties. Death. Taxes. The second law of thermodynamics. I’m sure you’ll find plenty of articles online and off about the first two things on that list, but this one is about the third. This law, first identified by Sadi Carnot in 1824 in his musings of how the useful but mysterious […]

  • SUCCESS
    Here’s A Better Definition Of Failure (And Success)

    Can We Please Redefine Failure (And Success).GETTY Failure is defined as an absence or lack of success. This is a pretty general purpose definition. It allows us to personally define success so we can know whether or not we have failed. The main problem here is that most of us aren’t great at defining success. This […]

  • SUCCESS
    India has achieved impressive success in socio-economic, science, tech spheres: Russian President Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin wished Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and on India’s 70th Republic Day. In his message, Vladimir Putin said India has achieved “impressive success” in socio-economic, scientific and technological spheres. India celebrated its 70th Republic Day with a grand military parade and a show of its history, cultural diversity and […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation and Discipline Are All You Need for Success

    If you are looking to find business success, the answer my lay in two important key concepts: motivation and discipline. Motivation can equate to a need or desire. Discipline is the willingness to work towards your goals to the very end. If you are chasing ultimate success, realize success can take many forms. For some […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Ranger motivation in dangerous African park

    A ranger on duty in the vast Kahuzi-Biega National Park, DRCongo. Credit: Andrew Kirkby A new study by WCS looks at the job satisfaction of front line conservation rangers working in challenging conditions at a national park in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and identifies ways to improve motivation to make them […]

  • QUOTES
    19 Powerfully Inspiring Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

    While Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday was actually on January 15th, the official observance and federal holiday is today. Regardless of which day you choose to celebrate this great man, it’s a time to consider the remarkably powerful impact he had on the course of our nation’s history. Martin Luther King Jr. was a brilliant […]