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Yale Study: Sad, Lonely Introverts Are Natural Born Social Psychologists

Introverts prone to melancholy are exceptionally good at accurately assessing truths about human social behavior, without formal training or …

The first computer programmer was an uneducated opiate addict

The early Victorian Era was hardly a time for women to be cocky about their brilliance. But Countess Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, didn’t …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

These full stack developer e-books could help you earn six figures

Full stack developers are considered the jack of all trades of the tech world. They're the ones who have specialized knowledge of every layer of …

Web Design

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

Breakfast

Raschietto: a simple library for web scraping

I often find myself in a situation where I need to get data from a website that has no API or RSS feed. There exists many different web scraping …

Python Programming

Data science notebooks get real: JupyterLab releases to users

Jupyter notebooks break out of their "show and tell" role into something more suitable to data engineers. Can JupyterLab turn notebooks into an …

Python Programming

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

You Won't See a Single Crunch In This Core Workout

This Tabata from trainer Andy Speer targets even the deepest ab muscles<p>When it comes to training your core, oftentimes simplicity is best. Andy Speer, trainer and creator of the Anarchy Abs workout from <i>Men's Health</i>, has a quick-hitting core workout guaranteed to train every muscle in your …

Workouts

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

10 Books Like 'Black Mirror' With Mind-Bending Twists That Will Hook You 'Til The Last Page

Good science fiction makes you think about where society is headed, and how advancing technology might affect our lives. <i>Great</i> science fiction makes …

Are We Living in a Hologram?

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman</i> …

18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die

Various<p>If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

The big con: How tech companies made a killing by fudging their numbers

In May 2015, Snapchat cofounder Evan Spiegel sat onstage at a tech event and said his app was "approaching" 100 million daily active users in …

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who swapped weights and cardio for stretches

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Japan

9 mistakes that could completely change the way people see you at work

No matter how talented you are or what you've accomplished, there are certain behaviors that instantly change the way people see you and forever cast you in a negative light.<p>We've all heard of (or seen firsthand) people doing some pretty crazy things at work. Truth is, you don't have to throw a …

How to completely erase any device | ZDNet

StarTech 4-bay drive eraser<p>If you have a lot of drives to erase, you need a professional piece of kit that can keep up with the demands that you're …

Never Make This Mistake When Frying an Egg

It is easy to understand why some people claim that a fried egg is the most popular breakfast food. If you don’t have time for a make-ahead breakfast …

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

?<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

4 books every good boss has read

Business leaders think differently, and that's what sets them apart.<p>Once you know how your leadership team thinks, you'll be able to unlock doors that may otherwise be inaccessible. Either your bosses will realize that you have what it takes to move up the ranks, or you will be better situated to …

19 Border Collies Who Failed So Hard It's Kind Of Adorable, Really

We love them even though they steal our biscuits and get stuck in trees.

7 Business Books That Will Set You Apart In 2018

What are your goals for 2018?<p>Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>1. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the …

Self-improvement

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Today's Shortage in Code Development Presents Entrepreneurs With a Massive Opportunity

Need to release an app, and soon? Can't afford those pricey contractors? How about reducing the amount of code (and three other tips)?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mobile apps are essentially a digital gateway drug: While one app is not addictive on its own, …

Apps

Physicists Overturn a 100-Year-Old Assumption on How Brains Work

This is how neurons actually fire.<p>The human brain contains a little over 80-odd billion neurons, each joining with other cells to create trillions of …

Top 10 books about the unconscious

From BF Skinner’s behaviourism to Milan Kundera’s existential comedy, these are some boldly counterintuitive guides to the part of ourselves we know least<p>To what extent are our conscious intentions and strategies in control of our choices and decisions, our feelings and actions? The 20th century …

Consciousness

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

Why humans are cruel

A psychologist explains why humans are so terrible to each other.<p>Why are human beings so cruel to each other? And how do we justify acts of sheer inhumanity?<p>The conventional explanation is that people are able to do terrible things to other people only after having dehumanized them. In the case of …

Ideology