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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

An artist suspended the ‘musical DNA’ of a Kreutzer Quartet composition into soap bubbles.<p>On a recent Friday in London, an audience was bathed in …

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. …

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 …

Outsourcing

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 …

Robotics

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 …

Tea

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 …

Adele

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 …

Engineering

How to Find Your Passion

If you could do one thing to transform your life, I would highly recommend it be to find something you’re passionate about, and do it for a …

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 …

Drawing

50 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

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 experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

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 …

Jules Verne

10 Mini Productivity Hacks To Ease Your Life

We probably live in the busiest and most distracting time in history, and all the tasks we have to accomplish each day can be really difficult to …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt | Inc.com

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 train ourselves and be focused; we must take our bad habits and replace them with …

Self-improvement

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 …

Exercise

Work Your Upper AND Lower Body in One Crazy Simple Move

Where has this exercise been all your life?<p>Beth Bischoff<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 …

AI: will the machines ever rise up?

From Ex Machina to Terminator Genisys, ‘synths’ and robots have invaded our popular culture. But how real is the reel depiction of artificial intelligence?<p>The harried parents in one family in the Channel 4 drama Humans are divided about having a robot called Anita.<p>The father is delighted with the …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

End Your Workout with This Fat-Frying Finisher

Face melters will test your mental willpower, while taxing your shoulder, arm, and core muscles. If you go hard and go fast, it’ll also ramp up your cardio and metabolic response, explains Gaddour.<p>Watch the video above to see how to do face melters. For more awesome fitness tips, inspiration, and …

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 …

Books