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Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

What If (Almost) Every Gene Affects (Almost) Everything?

Three Stanford scientists have proposed a provocative new way of thinking about genetic variants, and how they affect people’s bodies and health.<p>In 1999, a group of scientists scoured the genomes of around 150 pairs of siblings in an attempt to find genes that are involved in autism. They came up …

Genetics

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The …

Books

Great reading strategies: ‘First lines’ for developing comprehension

<b>Throughout the summer I’ve been posting a series of posts looking at communicative classroom reading strategies. I’ve started each post with this</b> …

Teaching

The secret Jews of Ethiopia

Jews of Kechene, Ethiopia pretend to be Christians as they secretly practice Judaism in remote synagogues.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>Elders of theBeta Israel community of …

Israel

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Smart People Live Longer — Here's Why

Smarter people tend to live longer than those with less luck in the intelligence department. Now, a new study hints at why: It's (almost) all about …

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8 things all great students have in common

Fewer people remember great <i>schools</i>.<p>Sir Ken Robinson — a 30-year veteran of the education industry who has taught in classrooms, worked alongside governments, and researched educational theory worldwide — finds this troubling.<p>In April, Robinson released a new book called "Creative Schools: The …

20 Positive Thoughts on Life That Lead to Happiness, Success and Higher Productivity

If you thought, only genes determine your lifespan, you may be wrong. There are life lessons, which if learnt and adhered to, can add years to your …

12 Bad Habits Smart People Do Every Day | Inc.com

You may think that just because you're smart, you shouldn't have bad habits. You may think you're alone in that. But the same as anybody, smart people have habits that get in the way of them being effective and productive.<p>And also the same as anybody, those bad habits may limit your potential, …

Self-improvement

I Just Can't Get Down With Hip-Hop Anymore

I think 2015 is officially the year we can all agree that hip-hop is in a vegetative coma close to death.<p>The generation before us would easily say that it was long gone, but as a millennial I'm ready to finally admit it.<p>The genre that was initially an art form meant to speak power to truth and …

A scientist who studies psychopaths found out he was one by accident — and it completely changed his life

A neuroscientist at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Fallon (not to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, the popular TV host) first began studying the brains of murderers, rapists, and other criminals in the mid-1990s, when his university got its first PET brain-imaging machine. But he didn't start …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

Maryland student's 'tragedy of the commons' tweet goes viral | Toronto Star

“It first started off with a bunch of (University of Maryland) kids and teenagers in general retweeting it,” with responses like “Typical UMD. This …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Mental Health

Google Launches A $15 Ethernet Adapter For The Chromecast

There are millions of people that buy Google Chromecasts every year. Google Chromecasts are HDMI-based media players that plays content on HDTV sets by streaming it through WiFi connections. You can also mirror the Google Chrome web browser on a personal computer or the screens of certain Android …

Raspberry Pi