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An Introduction to Data Visualization

Data Visualization

8 Habits Everyone Should Take Up In Their 30s

Do you want to improve your quality of life? There are many small steps you can implement on a daily basis to improve the overall quality of your …

Happiness

Why your eyes move all over the place while you dream

The vivid, bizarre images that infuse dreams are formed when people make the darting, rapid eye movements characteristic of a certain stage of sleep, …

db150816

Why Software Development Time Estimation Doesn’t Work & Alternatives

Originally published at innoarchitech.com here on August 15, 2015.<p>Introduction<p>Time estimation of software development tasks <b>without statistics</b> doesn’t …

Project Management

Playing with R, Shiny Dashboard and Google Analytics Data

(This article was first published on <b>analytics for fun</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>In this post, I want to share some examples of data …

Analytics

Atheist Kentucky Clerk Cites ‘Deeply Held Irreligious Beliefs,' Refuses To Marry Christians (SATIRE)

SHARP'S PEAK, KENTUCKY - When Kentucky's Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis defied the most recent federal order to perform her job duties as prescribed, …

7 Ways to Get Happier in Less Than a Minute

Having a blah day? Try these super-quick mood boosters to get happy fast.<p>Some days go really well and some not so much. If your day is taking a turn for the worse and you need to stop the downward slide, you don’t want to add to the stress by eating up your valuable time. Sometimes you don’t really …

Happiness

Canadians Don’t Love Stephen Harper’s Baby Bursary, Poll Finds

Canada's Universal Childcare Benefit has turned more people against the Conservatives than it's recruited, it turns out.<p>When Stephen Harper announced, last year, that he'd be mailing Canadian families $2.5 billion, it was hailed as a pretty smart political move.<p>Under the expanded Universal Child …

Canada

8 Acts You Might Be Doing To Kill Your Kid's Creativity

It’s a sad truth that some of the world’s best minds are stifled at a young age simply because society has forced them into doing so. Parents are not …

Kids

A Better Reason to Be Fit

<b>"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -- John F. Kennedy</b><p>Here's a question for you: Why do you exercise? Why do you try to stay in shape?<p>(And if you don't exercise and hate everything about …

How 'Equality' Was Used to Dismantle Voting Rights

The Voting Rights Act was signed into law 50 years ago to rectify a "clear and simple wrong." Throughout the Jim Crow South, African Americans were systematically denied their right to vote through tactics like literacy tests and poll taxes. The Voting Rights Act outlawed these and other targeted …

A Secret Internal Memo Shows Stephen Harper's Office Wanted Complete Control Of The Senate

The memo to the prime minister condemns Conservative senators for calling for a national pharmacare program and more funding for aboriginal education.

Driving

24 Most Effective Stability Ball Exercises To Enhance Your Body Shape

Some people call them stability balls, exercise balls, Swiss balls, or fitness balls. Whatever you call it, this piece of exercise equipment is …

Yoga

17 Best Quotes About Being Happy

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.<p>-Woody Allen<p>My greatest beauty secret is being …

Happiness

The Easy Breathing Technique That Can Lower Your Anxiety 44%

<i>Ujjayi</i>. Alternate nostril breathing. Deep, belly-filling inhalations. If you've ever felt a little silly during all those exercises at the beginning of yoga class, know you haven't wasted your breath—a new study suggests they can help ease depression and anxiety. (Take our depression quiz to find …

These Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago Are Still Relevant Today

Just like today, hacks were helping people fix everything up 100 years ago. While today’s shortcuts to a more efficient life include technology and more advanced appliances, there are still plenty of century-old tricks that can totally be incorporated into our world today. A Reddit user uploaded a …

Housekeeping