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Albert Einstein’s Little-Known Correspondence with W.E.B. Du Bois About Equality and Racial Justice

<b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18, 1955) endures as “the quintessential modern genius” for his seminal contributions to science, but he was also a great champion of human rights. In fact, despite having taken a backseat to his scientific legacy, Einstein’s strong humanistic and political …

The 5 Types of People Who Never Retire

(<i>This article previously appeared on WiseBread.com.</i>) <i><br>"I actually think the whole concept of retirement is a bit stupid, so yes, I do want to do</i> …

Einstein's Credo: Here's What Einstein Believed In

Did you know that Einstein fancied himself something of a loner, and didn't believe in free will? Read Einstein's Credo, written during his last …

5 Reasons to Make Starting a Family Business Your New Year's Resolution

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new year is an opportunity for a fresh start in your business and family life. There are good reasons to consider combining the two in a family business. All of the family business owners I’ve interviewed have been frank about the …

Family Business

A Brief History of the To-Do List and the Psychology of Its Success

“The list is the origin of culture,” Umberto Eco famously proclaimed. (Leonardo da Vinci, John Lennon, and Woody Guthrie would have all agreed.) But the list, it turns out, might also be the origin of both our highest happiness and our dreariest dissatisfaction. So argue <i>New York Times</i> science …

New Year's hangovers sucked in the 1940s, too

The morning after New Year's Eve<p>Eat, drink and be sorry tomorrow. New Year's resolutions don't begin until after the first hangover of the year, …

It Took This Guy Over 7 Hours To Solve the World's Hardest Rubik's Cube

Seven hours sounds just about right for the average puzzle enthusiast to solve a standard 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube. But Youtuber RedKB isn't your average …

Learn to Embrace the Digital Detox

From meditation that lets you shake it off a la Taylor Swift to unplugged weekends that help you deal with smartphone withdrawal, our guide to the digital detox<p>I’M IN A SMALL ROOM, surrounded by total strangers, shaking my body. It’s not a nightmare but my eyes are definitely closed. My knees are …

Meditation

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

17 Tools For Remote Workers

Keeping a remote team connected gets a little easier with these tools.<p>We see online tools and apps as a key part of our philosophy of working smarter, not harder. It’s also a lot of fun to find a great new tool!<p>So when the tool-finding team at Product Hunt asked us at Buffer to curate a list of our …

Leaked NSA Documents Reveal How To Hide From The NSA

If you want a truly anonymous life, then maybe it's time you learned about Tor, CSpace and ZRTP.<p>These three technologies could help people hide their activities from the National Security Agency, according to NSA documents newly obtained from the archive of former contractor Edward Snowden by the …

Publication Bias May Boost Findings for Bilingual Brain Benefits

Of studies presented at conferences, those that found a cognitive benefit to bilingualism were almost twice as likely to get published in journals as …

You Can't Block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook

You Can’t Block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook<p>It so happens that if you wish to block Mark Zuckerberg from your Facebook account, you cant.<p>You may have …

Some 6,000-Year-Old Artefacts Near Stonehenge Could "Rewrite British History"

Archaeologists have excavated the remains of an ancient encampment right near Stonehenge, which suggests that the area was a social hub at least a …

Nick Offerman RSVPs To Wedding In Very Ron Swanson-esque Way

A couple of "Parks & Rec" fans just got a late, albeit great, wedding present.<p>Months ago, Redditor GirlnTheOtherRm sent a wedding invitation to Nick Offerman, the actor who plays Ron Swanson on the NBC comedy, at his fan mail address. And being the all-around awesome guy that he is, Offerman …

5 Lies Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Believing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs go through a wide range of emotions and challenging situations as they build their business. Sometimes we struggle with things that are out of our control, but too often we let self-limiting beliefs, and bad information …

Entrepreneurship

5 smartphone e cover che resistono a tutto - Wired

Sfoglia gallery13 immagini<p>La ricerca del minimo spessore è una delle più gustose gare tecnologiche dei nostri tempi. I protagonisti sono gli …

The 15 PC games we can't wait to play in 2015

Peek behind the curtain<p>It's a heck of a time to be a PC gamer. We've already looked back on 2014 with our 15 best games you might have missed and our 10 Best PC Games of 2014 features. Enough retrospect! Now it's time to peer into the future.<p>What does 2015 have in store? A lot, it turns out. And …

8 Writing Rules for Entrepreneurs

This story appears in the October 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>There are two kinds of people: Those who think they can write, and those who think they can't. Very often, both are wrong. The truth is this: Writing well is part habit, part knowledge and part giving a damn.<p>But, you may be …

Creative Writing

The Tricks Apps Play on Your Mind to Keep You Hooked

Mobile apps can be great fun, but they can also cumulatively take up a lot of your time and distract you from work. You'll need more than just …

Someone Strapped A GoPro To The Happiest Dog Ever, And The Result Is Very Happy

The GoPro camera has given us a first-person looks at worlds we’ve never before had access to: from the flight of an eagle to the inside of a dishwasher. But with the new “Fetch” harness that makes strapping a GoPro to your dog a snap, we’ve also got access to something that dog owners are very …

5 Stages of Grief (For Losing a Save File)

<b>Denial</b><p>Whew. Finally some free time. But more specifically, <i>Chrono Trigger</i> time. Let's do this. Let's finally take down Lavos and restor.......uh. …

Chrono Trigger

Secret Nazi weapons facility discovered near concentration camp

Austrian filmmaker Andreas Sulzer claims to have found Hitler's 'largest secret weapons research facility' following information contained in US …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

The Consequences of Working for Free

More than a few articles have been written on the detrimental effects of working for free in the photo industry. Unsurprisingly, the same issue has …

Apple Could Include A Re-Branded Beats Music On Every iPhone

Apple might indeed be rolling its Beats Music streaming service into its general iTunes music offerings, and shipping it included across its range of mobile devices, including both iPhones and iPads. If the Financial Time’s sources are correct, the service would then have instant reach to hundreds …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

RelativeWave Gets Acquired By Google And Starts Giving Its $80 App Design Tool Away For Free

RelativeWave, creators of an $80 “interaction design and prototyping” Mac app called Form, has been acquired by Google. As a result, Form is now free.<p>In case you’ve never used it, Form is a visual editor meant to help designers/developers make visually-functional prototypes of apps without writing …

Amnesty backs Detekt tool to scan for state spyware on computers

Human rights experts and technology groups have launched a new tool allowing members of the public to scan their computers for surveillance spyware used by governments.<p>Amnesty says Detekt is the first tool freely available that will allow activists and journalists to find out if their PCs are being …