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Google Offers A Free Online Computational Thinking Course for Educators

July 4, 2015<br>Several students confound computational thinking with computer science when, in fact, the two refers to two different concepts. Computer …

The Molecular Music Written In DNA

On a recent Friday in London, an audience was bathed in music—and not in a metaphorical sense.<p>UK-based artist Charlotte Jarvis, in collaboration with …

Genetics

Some of The Best Educational Mac Apps for Students

June 23, 2015<br>For students using Macs in their studies, the collection below embeds some excellent apps that can help you do way more with your Macs. …

Apps

4 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Attempts to increase productivity—multi-tasking, working longer hours, and remaining constantly tied to technology—often backfire. The harder we work …

MIT is trying a new strategy to increase employee happiness and productivity

But at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, robots are helping people keep their jobs — and do them better.<p>For the past year, the executive education program at MIT's Sloan School of Management has been letting its 35 employees work remotely at least two days a week, in order to help them …

Ride Better Naturally with These 5 Drinks

Supercharge your workout with these tasty beverages<p>A sports drink won’t make you ride faster or longer—it'll merely replenish nutrients and fluids you lose while sweating. But there are other beverages that do have positive training effects. As you ride, sip water or a sports drink, but off the …

Adele is Working on Her New Album with Pharrell

Image via Purple PR<p>It’s been quite a while since we’ve heard from Adele, but thankfully it looks like she’ll be making her return pretty soon. That …

10 Daily Activities To Incorporate In Your Life To Reach Success

What does it take to become a highly successful person? Is it the ability to convince investors to place their faith and money into a product?<p>Is it …

Fiber Optic Fix Will Make Connecting The World Easier And Cheaper

Can you hear me now?<p>Wires are so old school. Nowadays, most of our information (whether on the Internet, TV, or phone) is communicated over fiber optic cables, long strands of material that can transmit information as light over distances. And with a new discovery, fiber optic cables could become …

University of California

How to Find Your Passion

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

This Artist Takes Fashion Illustration To The Streets

There's no shortage of talented fashion illustrators out there, but not many take their work to the streets like this.<p>Shamekh AlBluwi, an architect and artist living in Jordan, creates illustrations in a totally new and innovative way by using street scenes to complete them. He cuts out solid …

50 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each …

Superfast Lasers Create A Hologram You Can Touch

At quadrillionth-second bursts<p>The halls of science fiction are well-decorated with dreams of holograms—Jules Verne introduced holography to literature in 1893 with <i>The Castle of the Carpathians</i>, and how else would we know that Obi-Wan was Leia’s only hope?<p>Now, researchers at the Digital Nature …

10 Mini Productivity Hacks To Ease Your Life

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt

Learn the powerful secrets of the super successful and emulate them into habits.<p>Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must …

Exercise, Working Out at Desk, Office

Treadmill desks have been gaining popularity again among women with offices—and deep pockets. And while they definitely can help increase your physical activity at the office, a recent study shows that they have one major drawback: decreased productivity. We found eight less distracting items to …

Work Your Upper AND Lower Body in One Crazy Simple Move

Where has this exercise been all your life?<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Farmer's Walk:</b> Your go-to workout move doesn't need …

Women's Health

AI: will the machines ever rise up?

Photograph: Allstar/FILM4/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar<p>AI robot Ava in the film Ex Machina.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/26/1435336089165/d54bd006-7cc6-4a38-abe8-e7acb3d9c882-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Allstar/FILM4/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar<p>AI robot Ava in the film …

Selling

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

Finish Your Workout with ‘The Face Melter’

This fast and furious routine will leave you standing (or lying) in a pool of sweat<p>This finisher only involves one exercise, but it’ll torch an insane amount of fat and leave you dripping from head to toe. That’s why <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour calls it the “face melter.”<p>“Sometimes you …

Facebook’s newest deep learning system makes samples of images that humans think are real 40% of the time

Researchers at Facebook have taken a step closer to a holy grail of artificial intelligence known as unsupervised learning. They’ve come up with a way to generate samples of real photographs that don’t look all that fake.<p>In fact, the computer-generated samples — of scenes featuring planes, cars, …

The 45 best books to read on the road

1. On the Road<p>Jack Kerouac’s seminal novel should be compulsory reading for all nomads, backpackers and folks who want to live off the grid. In ‘On …