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How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms | Inc.com

1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become incapable.<p>Isn't this absurd?<p>In his book, <i>The</i> …

Self-improvement

Is the developed world we’ve created giving us cancer?

<b>(DTKUTOO via Shutterstock)</b><p>One in eight American women will suffer breast cancer during their lifetimes<p>Chelsey Kivland<p>June 10, 2017 9:29pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>I had assumed that the small lump in my breast was a blocked milk duct from nursing my …

Cancer

How to build your own VPN if you’re (rightfully) wary of commercial options

While not perfect, either, cloud hosting providers have a better customer data record.<p>In the wake of this spring's Senate ruling nixing FCC privacy …

Lower your fitness age: 5 ways to maintain the body of a 20-year-old for life

This video explains linear perspective and geometry when shooting portraits

Remember the animation showing how focal length impacts the portrait? When you shoot with different focal lengths and your subject takes the same …

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

Software

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

Photography

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Photography

Nexar turns any Android phone into an always-on AR dashcam

A dashcam is one of those things that seems only slightly important until about five minutes after a fender-bender, wherein it becomes retroactively …

Dashcam

Progress – A Tiny Tool to Monitor Progress for (cp, mv, dd, tar, etc.) Commands in Linux

Progress, formerly known as Coreutils Viewer, is a light C command that searches for coreutils basic commands such as cp, mv, tar, dd, gzip/gunzip, …

Introduction to Containers: Concept, Pros and Cons, Orchestration, Docker, and Other Alternatives

Container-based virtualization is one of the hottest technologies in cloud computing today. It fuels innovation and changes how applications are …

How To Hack WPA2-PSK Secured Wi-Fi Password Using Kali Linux

How To Hack WPA2-PSK Secured Wi-Fi Password Using Kali Linux<p>In this post we are going to show you How to hack secured wifi with WPA2-PSK using Kali …

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

It's all about timing.<p>Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night.<p>While …

Please don’t learn to code, learn to understand code instead

“I notice you haven’t written all that much of your own software.”<p>The interviewer was looking at my code samples. They were largely patches that …

Computer Science

React, IoT, Bots, APIs — Why Web Development Needs a Change

The web ecosystem is growing at an unprecedented rate. From single page application and dynamic UI frameworks like Angular, React and Vue to an …

How to Play Android Games on a PC

Maybe you want to prop up your terrible <i>Clash of Clans</i> team by running an alternate account on your laptop. Maybe your addiction to <i>Candy Crush Saga</i> has grown to the point that your poor phone’s battery life just can’t hack the kind of binges you need nowadays to get your fix. Maybe you really just …

Developers Who Can Build Things from Scratch

There's lots of different types of developers you're going to need to work with over the span of your career in the software business, but the one I …

The biggest stars on YouTube make huge incomes ... yet they can't keep the vast majority of it

He even made a video specifically to address the haters who felt that he was somehow overpaid.<p>The interesting thing about YouTube revenue, however, is how little of it the stars themselves get to keep. YouTube keeps a 45% cut of any ad revenue gathered by one of your videos. And that's before taxes …

America’s Cities Mirror Baltimore’s Woes

Amid all the happy talk about the revival of U.S. urban areas, we have ignored the intractable problems of the nation’s inner cities, many of which …

Being Poor Affects Kids' Brains, Study Finds

Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children, a new study finds.<p>Brain scans of 1,099 children and teenagers in nine major cities shows the poorer kids have less surface area of the brain. This is important …

The Brain

Will a smartphone-free bedroom help your kid sleep longer?

If you want your kid to sleep better, consider taking the smartphone away from them at least an hour before they fall asleep.<p>And by away, I mean, all the way away -- to a different room entirely.<p>Kids who sleep with smartphones by their bedside get less sleep on average than kids who fall asleep in …

Too Much Nighttime iPhone Use May Have Long-Term Health Consequences

Photo: Getty Images<p>Can't tear yourself away from Pinterest when it's time for bed? You might be seriously hurting yourself. According to a new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, using gadgets before bed can not only shake up your sleep patterns—which we already …

Sleep

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life

People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study.<p>Researchers examined the exercise habits of more than 55,000 adults in the Dallas area who were monitored …

Watch Mark Higgins' Full Record-Setting Isle of Man Run

22 Minutes of 2015 Subaru WRX STI Rally Action<p>Just a few weeks ago, Mark Higgins broke his own 2012 lap record around the Isle of Man in a new 2015 Subaru WRX STI. Not long after, Subaru released a documentary full of lap highlights. Now, the automaker has released the full, uncut video of Higgins’ …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management