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Life is Luck — Here’s How to Plan a Career Around It

Daniel Kahneman has claimed the following as his favorite equation:<p><i>Success = talent + luck</i><p><i>Great success = a little more talent + a lot of luck</i><p>Kahneman’s implication is that the difference between moderate and great success is mostly luck, not skill. Chance plays a much greater role in our careers …

10 Productivity Tips From Visionaries

In and of itself, productivity can be difficult to nail down in that it can look different depending on the person and profession; and while there …

This Bad Lip Reading of Game of Thrones Is Hilarious

Remember when Littlefinger leaned over to Sansa during a jousting scene in <i>Game of Thrones</i> and whispered, "How do you feel about people who go, …

Hyperkin Retron 5 combines ten consoles into one on December 10 for $99 (updated)

We love what the Hyperkin Retron 5 brings to the table, namely compatibility with <i>ten</i> classic gaming system cartridges: NES, Famicom, Super NES and Famicom, Sega Master System, Genesis and Mega Drive, and Game Boy original, Color and Advance. The problem is, Hyperkin's played coy about it's price …

YC-Backed One Month Rails Teaches You How To Build Your Startup While You Learn To Code

If you build it, they will come. But what if you don’t know how to build it?<p>That was the problem facing Mattan Griffel, founder of a new YC-backed startup called One Month Rails that is launching today.<p>“I didn’t study computer science or anything, but I had this great idea for a startup,” he said. …

A Subway Map Of The Metabolism [Infographic]

Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!<p>We've seen metabolism maps before, but never one quite so simple to read as this one, designed by Richard Wheeler, an illustrator and Oxford postdoc who researches the cell biology of parasites.<p>Metabolism encompasses all the chemical reactions …