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This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Language Learning

This Woman Figured Out the Best Way to Order LaCroix Online

LaCroix is taking over the world. If you don't have an overwhelming sparkling water habit, you probably know someone who does. Once a person has a …

The Business Case for Quirkiness

08 Min Read Time - Zappos built a billion-dollar bottom line and a reputation for customer service by letting employees bring their whole, creative …

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Information Systems

Panoramic portraits of American libraries – in pictures

American photographer Thomas R Schiff uses a panoramic camera to capture epic pictures of libraries across the US. The Library Book, published by Aperture, features buildings across the country from the earliest institutions to modernist architecture, tracing the evolution of the library as central …

Libraries

IDEAL DRINK IF YOU WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT AND CLEANSE YOUR BODY

A drink made of green tea, orange, and mint is an ideal one if you want to lose weight and cleanse your body. Therefore, this drink is recommended to …

Roman Architecture: A Free Course from Yale

Taught by Yale professor Diana E. E. Kleiner, this course offers "an introduction to the great buildings and engineering marvels of Rome and its …

Oxford University Press

7 Things You Have In Your Home With Insane Secret Histories

Most world-changing products begin with good intentions: Someone thinks, "It sure would be neat if that thing existed." So they go and invent that …

The Biggest Mistake Small Businesses Make on Website Redesign

Image credit: Photodune<p>Let's face it: when designing a new website, it's the design that takes center stage:<p><i>What image should be featured on the home page?</i><p><i>Which colors and fonts look great and will drive visitors to take action?</i> <i>Where should the call-to-action button be placed and should it say</i> …

“Ladder Method” Training Will Boost Your Strength Without Tiring You Out

The ladder training method isn’t about fancy footwork. Rather, this is a one-off weight training workout that staggers your exercise sets and reps as …

The Machine That Home-Brews Beer at the Touch of a Button

Hop to it, beer lovers.<p>Making your own beer is a popular hobby, but a challenging one. That could all be about to change with the world's first automated home brewery, known creatively as Brewie, now available to order after a number of successful crowdfunding campaigns.<p>The device handles …

How do I convince my kids that God is real and science is wrong?

Don’t start trolling the comments section yet! This is not a question I am asking, It’s a question I’ve answered.<p>Allow me to explain… A few weeks …

5 Important Ways To Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs

You're reading 5 Important Ways To Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

Heel and toe technique explained in detail

If you drive a car with a manual transmission and frequent this website, chances are that you’ve heard of the term “heel and toe” before. It’s …

Japanese Grand Prix

The 10 Best Racing Games to Play on Your Mobile Device

Ditch Candy Crush and start using your mobile device's full potential...to destroy your friends on the racetrack.<p>Today's average smartphone is about a million times more powerful than that gray little box you used to play Mario Kart on. We recommend you ditch <i>Candy Crush</i> and start using your mobile …

16 iPhone 6S Tricks And Tips You May Not Know About

What distinguishes the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus from its predecessors — aside from the faster chipsets and the major camera upgrades — is the pressure-sensitive 3D Touch feature. The 3D Touch feature supports a new dimension of functionality such as “peeking” at content by applying a light push …

Cover Art

Watch this VW Passat and trailer pull off stunts that are (literally) unbelievable

Like parallel parking, backing up a trailer requires a fair amount of skill, but it isn’t the most exciting of driving maneuvers. Or is …

Top Gear

The Interdependency Of Stanford And Silicon Valley

Ritika Trikha Contributor<p>Ritika Trikha is a tech writer at HackerRank.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Legendary Productivity And The Fear Of Modern Programming<p>There was a time when Stanford University was considered a second-rate engineering school. It was the early 1940s, and the Department of …

Minecraft creator Notch says his billions have made him miserable

Minecraft creator Markus Persson, aka 'Notch', has said that he has "never felt more isolated" after earning billions in the sale of Mojang, the …

Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Photographer Erik Johansson Creates His Surreal & Optical Illusion Images in Photoshop

Swedish photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson has released an entire behind-the-scenes video series that gives us a look at how he is able to …

11 apps that will make you smarter

Despite the constant hand-wringing that smartphones will lead to the downfall of society, there’s mounting evidence that your phone habit may not be so bad after all.<p>In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We’ve compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your …

Android Phones

David and Goliath

• <b>Author:</b> Malcolm Gladwell<p>Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of <i>The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers,</i> and <i>What the Dog Saw,</i> offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.<p>Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing …

Check Out 6 of the Finest New Library Buildings in the U.S.

It's a tricky time for public libraries. In addition to the constant threat of budget cuts, these time-honored cultural institutions also have to fight to stay as relevant as possible in this rapidly digitalizing world. In some cases, this might mean ramping up public access to the Internet; in …

This Daycare Center Looks Like a Giant Toybox

(Photo: A+Architects)<p>A+Architects designed this daycare center in Lodève, France. It looks like a fun place for kids and kids at heart because …

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

These two security utilities prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.<p>A nefarious individual could purloin your Mac and bypass your user account password in order to access your data or wipe your system clean and begin using it as their own. …

These Are the 10 Best Apps for People Who Commute

Putting in an honest day’s work can be challenging enough, so commuting shouldn’t make it any harder. But between freak snow storms, soul-crushing …

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

The book suggestion of this week is about how to create products that got people to use very often. The title of the book is Hooked: How to Build …