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Dynamics that shaped early human culture

From the Middle to the Upper Paleolithic there was an explosion of new tools, art and other cultural artefacts. Researchers provide computer …

Archaeology

Swap your boring coffee table for one that plays 'Pong'

Remember that real-world <i>Pong</i> table that was supposed to become a product you could buy if everything went smoothly? Well, it's here... almost. The creators have launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to launch a production-grade, coffee table-sized version of the design. If you're willing to …

Check out our killer lineup of training packages on everything from coding to entrepreneurship -- all at any price you want to pay

Charge into 2017 with a full head of steam by jumping headlong into one (or even all) of our incredible bundles of training. Learn coding or IT security, how to build a business, or how to create Android apps with these course packages from TNW Deals.<p>Best of all? You can get instruction worth …

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Ice Cream

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

DR Congo: Opposition figure Samy Badibanga named PM

Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has appointed opposition politician Samy Badibanga as prime minister, under a controversial power-sharing deal that effectively extends his term in office.<p>The move on Thursday was part of an October agreement between the …

Africa

Pocket makes it easier for avid readers to binge on the Web's best articles

Pocket, which has long been my go-to tool for saving articles to read later, is introducing a bunch of new features to make it easier for people to find great stories to read in their browser.<p>Up first, Pocket Explore is a new page that presents notable articles on just about any topic you can think …

Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

Archive-It Partner News, October 2016

October 12th, 2016<p><b>by the Archive-It Team</b><p>Release Notes<p>Jeanne Gang, <i>Aqua Tower, Chicago, Illinois, USA: Early Concept for Mobile Privacy Screens on</i> …

Bonaventure - Complexion (Chino Amobi Remix)

Could A Chemical Found in Marijuana Be A Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease?

Researchers have discovered the benefits of THC in the brain<p>Sometimes researchers come across a discovery purely by accident. They develop a hypothesis, perform a number of experiments and expect to see a series of results. However, at times, surprises happen within the petri plate or culture dish. …

Dementia

The Rolling Stones' Blue and Lonesome: the classic songs they're covering

The origin story of the Rolling Stones involves two albums – Rockin’ at the Hops by Chuck Berry and The Best of Muddy Waters – that Keith Richards spied Mick Jagger carrying on a Dartford Station train platform in 1961. They struck up a conversation and discovered they shared a mutual love of the …

Music

Time Might Only Exist in Your Head. And Everyone Else's

Past. Present. Future.<p>In physics, they are all the same thing. But to you, me, and everyone else, time moves in one direction: from expectation, …

Andrew Sullivan: My Distraction Sickness — and Yours

I was sitting in a large meditation hall in a converted novitiate in central Massachusetts when I reached into my pocket for my iPhone. A woman in …

Mind

Why panpsychism fails to solve the mystery of consciousness

Is consciousness everywhere? Is it a basic feature of the Universe, at the very heart of the tiniest subatomic particles? Such an idea – panpsychism …

Consciousness

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Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

How A Long-Dead Monk Could Revolutionise The Way We Measure the Natural World

<b>Mathew Parr explains how double entry bookkeeping can help us to interpret nature and natural systems</b><p><i>This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition's series of blogs on natural capital by Mathew Parr, senior advisor on natural capital, IUCN Netherlands.</i><p>We take our current …

We Must Not Accept an Algorithmic Account of Human Life

One remarkable development of twentieth century science is the discovery that both physical structures and the communication of ideas can be assembled on the basis of algorithms that make use of codes. The genetic code helps living organisms assemble the basics of other living organisms and guide …