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Pi is the key to a beautiful, impossible formula that shows math is scarily perfect

In high school, I studied advanced mathematics. This has two uses: Firstly, I can tell people that I once studied advanced mathematics. Secondly, I know about Euler’s equation.<p>Euler’s equation should not exist. A science fiction author would never imagine a formula so mind-blowingly perfect; it’s …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Design

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Five Books to Begin Your Meditation Practice

With the growing awareness of the many benefits of mindfulness — enhanced emotional well-being, improved concentration and the reduction of stress …

Meditation

These 8 Steps Will Prepare You For a Good Night's Sleep

Get it right from the afternoon onward.<p>Wondering when to stop drinking coffee and using screens to avoid messing with your sleep? How frequently you …

10 Things You Can Do First Thing in the Morning to Kickstart Your Metabolism

Your metabolic rate—i.e. the number of calories that your body burns while at rest—greatly impacts your overall health. The faster your metabolism, …

Nutrition

Garage M

Garages are for cars. Galleries are for art. When you combine the two together, you get Garage M. Clad in a lacquered gray aluminum, the building is …

Paulo

Los Terrenos

Clad in mirrored glass, Los Terrenos camouflages itself with the reflection of its Mexico woodland setting. Under its gabled roof is the main living …

Design

frog's Global Team Predicts 12 Ways Tech Will Change Our Lives in 2018

As previously disruptive technology becomes the backbone of today's infrastructure, how we work, commute and stay healthy are all on the verge of …

Artificial Intelligence

13 Book Club Suggestions If You Want To Introduce Your Friends To Science Fiction

The future is now, so obviously you and all of your book-nerdy friends should be reading science fiction. If a book like <i>I, Robot</i> or <i>Dune</i> is a hard …

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Entrepreneurship

Casa Marrakech

Designed and built by Bercy Chen Studio, Casa Marrakech responds to the lifestyle of its inhabitants within the fabric and culture of East Austin through language favored by Moorish vernacular architecture. Walled courtyards and shadowy screens maintaining mystical Moorish modesty are artfully …

Walk through Hyderabad

One of the welcome additions to the city’s calender this year definitely has been many walks being conducted by various groups. Breaking free of the …

Jane Jacobs

Millgrove House

Located on a former apple orchard, the Millgrove House hides within its hillside plot. The home takes advantage of the natural topography of the …

Design

How to Explain Something Complicated, in Under Three Minutes, So That Everyone Can Understand It

High school student Hillary Diane Andales won the Breakthrough Junior Challenge with this video<p>What's the hardest part about design? I suppose it …

Mathematics

Four Tips From a 27-year-old Who Has Traveled to Every Country in the World

At 27-years-old, Sal Lavallo has already accomplished some of the travel goals that even seasoned explorers only dream of.<p>In November, he became one …

Travel

What Are Eichler Homes and Why Do People Love Them?

If it's oozing with California midcentury-modern design—complete with wood paneling, gabled ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling glazed walls—it just might be an Eichler home.<p>At the time, modern architecture was typically seen in higher-end custom homes and large corporate buildings rather than …

What is the major difference between Airbus and Boeing Airplane design?

Okay so for a start, if you would like to distinguish between the two with only a glance, chances are you might be getting it a bit wrong.<p>Why?<p>Because …

9 Top Successful Ways To Talk To Women And Make Them Love You

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. At least this is what we have been told.<br>There was a book written with that title awhile back and to me, it …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

7 Planners That Will Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Ever | Inc.com

Last year, one of my top articles on Inc was a roundup of the planners that I recommended for maximizing productivity, honing your focus, and getting more done in 2017. So this year, I'm revisiting some of those favorites and adding some new ones to the list, to help you set yourself up for a …

This Shazam for fonts can confirm your worst Papyrus suspicions

Have a Helvetica good time with the typeface-recognition app we’ve all been waiting for<p>WhatTheFont is pure genius. Just open the app on your phone and aim the camera at a chunk of text. Snap a photo. In an instant, it recognizes the typeface just like Shazam recognizes music, and serves you a list …

One Brain Skill That Will Make You Creative | Inc.com

The most common form of creativity is the combinational creativity. That's when old ideas in your head combine in your medial prefrontal cortex into new ideas. Although it seems accidental, this process is far from it. There are four steps that, if you followed them, would increase the quantity and …

Humanity

Popular Kitchen Layouts and Their Pros and Cons

No matter if you’re building a new kitchen from scratch or remodeling your old one, the first thing you have to decide upon is the kitchen layout. …

Kitchens

Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale

London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.<p>By taking construction into their own hands and using locally-sourced materials, the team kept within the relatively tight budget of £25,000 ($32,872).<p>Simple yet elegant, De Rosee Sa’s …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

The Art of Sprezzatura

This article is MFM's look at sprezzatura – the Italian art of studied carelessness and effortless style.

6 Ways to Invest Your Time Like a World-Class Leader

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

Creativity