Steps to Turn Off the Nagging Self-Doubt in Your Head

Think of the last time you told yourself something critical or negative. Then think of the last compliment you gave yourself.

Which is easier to remember?

Bitcoin Price Hits Two-Year High

The price of the digital currency bitcoin hit a two-year high Monday, trading above $700 for the first time since 2014, after it jumped 21% over the weekend.

LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Calls Microsoft Deal a ‘Re-Founding Moment’

Microsoft Corp.’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn 

Your Em Goes to Bermuda

One of the fundamental goals of science is to predict future outcomes. Social science has lagged behind physics and chemistry in this regard, largely because human beings and our interactions unfold in complex ways, making prediction difficult.

The Greek Hero at the Gym

When my cousin Juliet and one of her friends, both eighth-graders, joined the women’s weightlifting team at their school, I was astonished. When else in history could such a thing have been possible?

GM, Lyft to Test Self-Driving Electric Taxis

General Motors Co. and Lyft Inc.

Videogamers Are Recruited to Fight Tuberculosis and Other Ills

At his laboratory console, Rhiju Das is making a game of a pressing public-health problem. He is recruiting thousands of videogamers to develop a better test for tuberculosis, which infects about one-third of the world’s population.

This Technology Bubble Is Ready to Burst

When the dot-com bubble burst in early 2000, the fallout for publicly traded stocks was quick and severe. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 37% in the 10 weeks following its peak on March 10, 2000.

NASA Really Is Trying to Grow Potatoes on Mars

PAMPAS DE LA JOYA, Peru—As humans prepare to blast off to Mars, there is still the question of what they’ll eat once they colonize the red planet. Scientists who have traveled here to the Peruvian desert say they have the answer. Potatoes.

Apollo 15 Moon Camera Could Fetch $600,000 at Auction

A one-of-a-kind lens used by Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott to photograph the moon is expected to fetch between $400,000 and $600,000 at auction.

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