Alex Abraham

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21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

<i>As part of HuffPost’s “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but …

Breakfast

The Apple Watch App For Seizures May Soon Predict Their Onset

EpiWatch, from Johns Hopkins, used ResearchKit to gather enough data that the creators believe they will soon be able to detect seizures before they happen.<p>Shaina Mims was diagnosed with epilepsy after having a seizure at work in 2008, and she’s lived with seizures ever since.<p>They’ve taken a toll. …

Brainwaves

Google says machine learning is the future. So I tried it myself

If deep learning will be as big as the internet, it’s time for everyone to start looking closely at it<p>The world is quietly being reshaped by machine learning. We no longer need to teach computers how to perform complex tasks like image recognition or text translation: instead, we build systems that …

Machine Learning

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

<b>Bottom line:</b> Every manufacturer has the potential to integrate machine learning into their operations and become more competitive by gaining predictive insights into production.<p>Machine learning’s core technologies align well with the complex problems manufacturers face daily. From striving to keep …

Machine Learning

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional, say researchers. It makes communities more productive and …

Learning

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

University of Michigan

TrumpScript Is Donald Trump in a Programming Language

A group of computer science students wants to make Python great again.<p>TrumpScript, tagline "making Python great again," is Donald Trump in a programming language. The creation of four computer science students at Rice University—who put it together in a 36 hour hackathon—it's surely a novelty …

Programming

Five great books you should think about reading in 2016

We read here. A lot. We're book nerds. Honest. I wore a Powell's hoodie to work recently. And some of us even search antique markets for the perfect reading chair.<p>We love books!<p>So do the correspondents we go to for news around the globe. We wanted to know what books they loved this year.<p>They gave …

Books

What You're Eating May Be Jacking Up Your Face

That late-night chocolate bar or extra glass of Merlot may have some remarkably unpleasant effects, says one expert.<p>Before your reach for that second cookie (a pour another glass of wine), consider this: Your diet may be affecting more than your weight and health, it could be ruining your skin too. …

21 Interesting Apps To Train Your Brain

From better memory to improved focus, and less stress to productivity, we found 21 interesting apps to help you train your brain.

Lose Your Gut with the Cook and Chisel Program | Men's Health

Think of this duo as your personal coaches, for every meal and workout for the next 4 weeks.<p>Curry is the creator of <b>Fit Men Cook</b>, a highly popular website that boasts hundreds of easy-to-make but incredibly tasty recipes. His meals are proof that eating for a better body doesn’t need to be boring or …

The Matterhorn for hikers

Not long to go now. At 1.40pm today, the Matterhorn-shaped laser display board outside Zermatt station will complete its countdown, 150 years to the minute since Edward Whymper and Michel Croz ran up the last slope of the last unscaled Alp in a head-to-head race that ended in a dead heat.<p>What about …

A beginner's glossary to hiking and camping

Don't know your karst from your krummholz? Brush up on your hiking and camping terms with our glossary.<p>That pile of rocks and gravel on a …

Hiking

How to Find Happiness: 3 Secrets From Science

You’ve probably read a lot of stuff on the internet about how to find happiness… but you’re still not jumping for joy.<p>Some of the tips feel corny… so …

Happiness

Books to read your first summer after graduating college

If you’re anything like me, the process of graduating college felt like a wave crashing on shore. All the excitement and congratulations and …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

Books

Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let’s …

Mindfulness