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The 12 most innovative countries in the world

But for that to happen, a country must create an environment conducive to creative activity that is supported by both the public and private sectors.<p>More concretely, we're talking about having high-quality scientific research institutions, sufficient investment in research and development, and …

World Economic Forum

Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.<p>These aren't just photos of the moon's surface either. The entire film reels were uploaded so you can see the blurry outtakes along with some …

Space Science

NASA releases stunning image of a supernova's remnants

NASA has released a stunning image of the remnants of a supernova taken by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The image reveals a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that exploded about 8,000 years ago, according to the space agency. “Called the Veil Nebula, the debris is one …

A Kind of A.I. Called Machine Learning Is Reshaping How We Live. It’s Time We Understood It.

Computers and the algorithms they run are precise, perfect, meticulously programmed, and austere. That’s the idea, anyway. But there’s a burgeoning, …

Machine Learning

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

19 Ways to Build Your Back

Discover the simple exercises that will make you strong<p>There’s an old saying: If you want to grow, you have to row.<p>That’s “grow” as in your muscles and “row” as in the exercise.<p>So we asked <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness advisor Andy Speer—creator of the cutting-edge Anarchy Workout—to give us 10 ways we can …

3 Time Management Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Some of our biggest time management mistakes are simply borne of ignorance.<p>No matter how smart or experienced you think you are, it’s important to remember you’re always a novice at something. Sounds obvious, but it’s something managers, entrepreneurs, and other business leaders are liable to …

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

Why Your Shoulders Are Still Puny

It takes more than presses and lateral raises to develop wide, thick, impressive shoulders. A lot more. Here’s how you can do it<p>To understand how to build bigger shoulders than you have now, consider this story from Ellington Darden, Ph.D., a former competitive bodybuilder who’s written so many …

The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations

1 of 13<p>Introduction<p>Mathematical equations aren't just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular …

Harley Pasternak's Best Post-Workout Snacks

Harley Pasternak is <i>the</i> celebrity trainer. From Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, to Rihanna, Robert Downey Jr. and Katy Perry, he’s responsible for the fitness of a number of Hollywood A-listers. Aside from personal training, he’s also doing a lot in the realm with books, working on wearables with …

Maximizing Energy from Solar Panels on Slanted Roofs with kirigami shapechanging solar cells

Most of the solar panels in the world sit on rooftops at a fixed angle, so they miss out on capturing energy during parts of every day. Now …

HTML5 - Responsive Web Design

By Katrien De Graeve | November 2011<p>It all started with Responsive Web Design, an article by Ethan Marcotte on A List Apart. Essentially, the article …

28 Ideas for Becoming 5 Times More Productive Every Week

You may be doing most things right to get the best of your week but results of your hard work may not so impressive. Maybe it’s your focus and …

Videos That Will Help to Improve Your Design Skills

Whether you’re a beginner or advanced web designer you can always use some tips, tricks and tutorials to advance the way you see design as a whole. …

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now

When starting a business, you need all the help you can get. Use these six TED Talks to help guide you on your entrepreneurial journey.<p>Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a …

15+ great resources for introducing coding to the classroom

Must-try apps, games, and tutorials for learners of every age<i>“Computer science is a liberal art, it’s something that everyone should be exposed to,</i> …

Computer Science