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On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night, Jimmy Fallon welcomed Mariah Carey. Before she sat down to chat, Jimmy explained a prank he cooked up for some of the singer's most dedicated fans.
On Monday -- the same day her new single, "The Art of Letting Go," debuted on Facebook -- he invited "superfans" to listen to the song. As the fans listened, unbeknownst to them, it was revealed that it was Mariah herself who was singing, and she emerged from a hiding spot to shock them, singing as she did so.
All I keep thinking when I watch this amazing video is how much time it must have taken to set up all those dominoes only to knock them down in a matter of seconds.
Alexander Falco, PhD, and his team at the University of Padova, Italy contend that people who work excessively and compulsively, otherwise known as workaholics, are only hurting their employers and themselves by failing to work smart.
In a study of 300 private-sector workers, Falco says that those categorized as workaholics suffered more mental and physical strain than those with a more balanced lifestyle.
The side-effects of this strain include digestive, memory, and sleep problems that then led to poorer performance.
The University of Padova team recommends changes in the workplace to help people achieve a better balance between their jobs and private lives along with a program to help identify and treat workaholics.
The new Beatles compilation, On Air Live at the BBC Volume 2 hits stores today. The two-CD set features highlights from the numerous appearances the Fab Four made on various radio shows from 1962 to 1966.
Not only does the album include dozens of previously unreleased performances, it also includes many rarely heard interview segments with the band members.
It probably won't change anything but the best time to drink your coffee in the morning isn't when you first wake up!
U.S. neuroscientist Steven Miller says coffee drinkers may be inadvertently robbing themselves of the full effect of that eye-opening kick based on the time they quaff their morning joe.
Miller, a PhD student at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Maryland, maintains that caffeine delivers more of a jolt during low levels of the body’s hormone cortisol, otherwise known as the “stress hormone.”
Therefore, Miller says the best time to drink coffee is between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. as opposed to when cortisol levels are higher such as between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., lunchtime and from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
One important caveat: Miller concedes that not everyone is the same so cortisol levels could be lower during different day parts, particularly if people are very early risers.
Aliaya comes up on stage and pulls off her wig! Drew and George cannot stop laughing or ignore the puns! You'll enjoy watching and you won't be able to stop laughing!
Make the kids the center of your universe and chances are you’ll be happier for it.
That’s according to researchers from VU University in Amsterdam and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. In fact, they say their findings fly in the face of other studies that adults undermine their own well-being by taking a backseat to their children’s happiness.
The latest research involved 322 parents first taking a survey to measure the happiness and fulfillment of having children followed by relating their day’s activities and how they felt about them.
The bottom line was that those parents who tended to put their kids first seemed to take greater pleasure in their own lives while enjoying more positive experiences during activities involving their youngsters.
Like the Terminator, engineers have created a robot that cannot be bargained with, can't be reasoned with, that doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear, and is designed to mercilessly slay humans -- in Rock, Paper, Scissors.
Created at the University of Tokyo the robot is playing the exact same game, but it can move 33 times faster than humans.
Key to the 'bot's success is the fact it can see at 1,000 frames per second, compared to human's relatively measly 30, at most. Watch the action here.
Attention parents of young children: If you want your kid to grow up to be a successful inventor or businessperson, don’t give up on those piano and art lessons.
The researchers at Michigan State University looked at honors-level college graduates between 1990 and 1995 and found that those who majored in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, and owned businesses or patents, were exposed to the fine arts as children almost eight times more than the general public.
The majority of graduates credited their innovative prowess artistic skills, such as analogies, playing, intuition and imagination, to solve problems related to their craft.