Amit Kumar

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14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

IBM is one step closer to mimicking the human brain

Scientists at IBM have claimed a computational breakthrough after imitating large populations of neurons for the first time.<p>Neurons are electrically …

Nanotech

Google Just Made A Major Breakthrough In Quantum Computing

Quantum computers are still in their infancy, but they have the potential to do far, far more than even the most advanced digital computer in the world. And Google has just announced a breakthrough in quantum computing that many have been anticipating for decades. What’s the breakthrough? …

Quantum Computing

These New Google AI Tools May Help Newbies Build Smarter Software

Google is debuting two new tools that businesses can use to bring natural language capabilities to computer systems.<p>The tools help with machine …

Perfecting this blood test will be critical to the next wave of cancer treatment

Critical to this is the ability to test people for characteristics of their disease that are unique to them. When it comes to cancer, the hope is that test's called liquid biopsies — which use blood samples — will make this possible.<p>New data released Saturday at the American Society of Clinical …

This Former NASA Engineer Has Debunked Pretty Much Every Online UFO Sighting

Calm down, everyone.<p>You've probably seen more than your fair share of stories about UFO sightings. An astronaut on the ISS just has to catch footage …

Paranormal

Romanian cave sealed for 5.5 million years is full of strange creatures

As humans were evolving in the plains of Africa, a different kind of evolution was taking place in Romania. The insectoid residents of Movile Cave …

What Is the Limit to How Far We Can Travel in Space?

Bad news, guys. There’s a limit to humanity. Even if we had the technology for interstellar space travel, we still wouldn’t be able to see most of …

A Major Mystery About Earth's Magnetic Field Has Just Been Solved

For the first time, physicists have observed a mysterious process called magnetic reconnection—wherein opposing magnetic field lines join up, …

How to Completely Delete Yourself From the Internet

Last week, Radiohead — one of the biggest bands on the planet — “disappeared” from the internet.<p>Only, they didn’t really… Their albums were still …

Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Here is an all-too-common scenario: <i>Jeff and Mary put the kids to bed and settle down for the night to watch television. Jeff has his smartphone at his bedside and keeps checking email, social media, texts and the baseball scores while Mary checks her work emails, plays Words With Friends and checks</i> …

The Limits Of How Far Humanity Can Go In The Universe

If you peer out into the depths of space — at the vast expanse of stars, galaxies, and even the leftover glow from the Big Bang itself — you might think that if humanity can understand the laws of nature and create a good enough technology, there are no limits to what we can explore. If we were to …

Universe

8 Foods That Will Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

You've brewed countless cups of chamomile, taken your fair share of restorative yoga classes, and even tried to shut the lights off just a little bit earlier. After all, quality z's affect everything from your eating habits to your immune system—and we doubt you have time to be bogged down by a …

Sleep

15 Lucid Dreaming Facts That Will Make You Question Reality

Are you sure you aren't dreaming right now?

Stephen Hawking Suggests Black Holes Are Possible Portals To Another Universe

Science fiction has always been a fascinating genre for the mix of science and fantasy. Larry Nivens “Ringworld” for instance imagined vast …

Physics

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

Procrastination

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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 …

How To Create Bootable USB Without Any Software In Windows 10 (Using Command Prompt)

<i>Short Bytes: Creating bootable USB without any software in Windows 10 is the cleanest and easiest way to make a bootable USB without errors. Just</i> …

How 17 Lines of Code Took Down Silicon Valley's Hottest Startups

Yesterday at 2:35 PST, one developer clicked one button on a site that broke the codebase of some of the hottest startups in the country.<p>Rewinding a little bit, a few weeks ago a developer named Azer Koçulu got an email from a patent lawyer asking him to remove one of his open source project from …

The APEX Telescope Completes Its Latest Survey of the Milky Way Culminating in a Stunning Image of the Galaxy

The Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment (APEX) telescope has completed the ATLASGAL survey of the Milky Way resulting in a stunning and detailed image of …

Cosmology

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 5 Ways to Radically Multiply Your Productivity

More by Scott<p>As fast-paced and hyper-kinetic as today’s business world is, we all want to get more done—and in less time. Happily for modern …

Online Life

Why PC Gaming is Better than Console Gaming

Ready to get gaming? In a battle between PC vs. console gaming: explore costs, setup upgrades to decide on the best option.

Micron Technology

Researchers Have Built The Most Complex Light-Based Quantum Computer Chip Ever

Bring on quantum computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>In a world-first, researchers have created a quantum chip that contains four …

Quantum Computing

The Surprising Reason Our Planet Isn't Heating Up Even Faster

In research that adds new truth to the phrase “every cloud has a silver lining,” scientists are reporting that sulfate aerosol emissions have offset …

Happy Birthday Einstein! The incredible life of the world’s most beloved scientist

Exactly 137 years ago — on March 14, 1879 — Pauline Koch gave birth to a boy whom she named Albert Eisntein.<p>Not considered to be smart or advanced as a child, Einstein went on to become the most brilliant scientist of his age.<p>Some even say that we will never see the likes of another Einstein …

Android N's code hints at a more Windows-like future for Google's OS

The biggest feature in Android N so far is native support for split-screen view, much like snapping programs to the sides in Windows 10. But what if Android could actually behave <i>a lot</i> more like Windows?<p>It seems Google is considering the idea. Android N’s official documentation references a …

The Mobile Games That Could Land You a Dream Job

Former Facebook CTO describes what it was like to work with Mark Zuckerberg

Honestly, it was one of the most rewarding opportunities I've had in my career.<p>Mark's most admirable quality as a leader and manager is that he is so open to ideas.<p>When we disagreed, instead of becoming defensive or trying to "convince" me of his perspective like many product leaders I've worked …