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We’ve all grown up on Earth, but how much do we know about our home planet? Here are 10 awesome facts about the third rock from the sun.

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Via Business Insider

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You know the feeling where everything seems to be a drag. Even getting up from the couch is a big feat. It’s not that you’re lazy. You want to do stuff, but the drive just isn’t there.

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Via Pick The Brain

The list includes the U.S. energy boom, an evolving healthcare picture, and the continued technological evolution that’s buttressed the West Coast’s economy.

Via Business Insider

Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time.

Navigated from HBR Blog

From controlling lights at home through a mobile app to investing in smart appliances that cut down on energy use and costs, there are myriad high-tech options on the market that make the home more sustainable.

Via Mashable

Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time.

Navigated from Harvard Business Review

Light bulbs have always required more electricity than they need to produce light because the energy conversion process—changing electricity to light—was inefficient. But an MIT research team has just shown that an LED can actually give off more light than what it consumes in electricity.

Via Gizmodo

Researchers have discovered a key cellular mechanism that may help the brain control how much we eat, what we weigh, and how much energy we have.

Full story at Futurity

If solar energy is eventually going to matter — that is, generate a significant portion of the nation’s electricity — the industry must overcome a major stumbling block, experts say: finding a way to store it for use when the sun isn’t shining.

Full story at The New York Times

If you are a tablet fanatic or thinking of buying your first slate, tablets are dramatically affecting the way we live. From hospitals to schools, from our homes to remote villages in the poorest parts of the world, the planet is changing one tablet at a time.

Via Vanarama

Preeti Bhatia

Interesting Fact Of The Day

Lightning may contribute to the onset of headaches and migraines, a new study says.

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