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9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Aura Health launches meditation app for people who can’t sit still for long

As someone who considers themselves to be into meditation, I don’t meditate very often. I’ve had Headspace on my phone for over a year at this point, but I’ve probably used it fewer than 20 times. In the last couple of days, I’ve been trying out a recently launched meditation app for iOS called …

Meditation

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

This Startup Uses A Particle Accelerator To Make Solar Panels Much, Much Cheaper

The process makes them cheaper and more efficient–and could hasten the end of coal.<p>The cost of solar panels is dropping exponentially, and solar power is now 80% cheaper than it was in 2010. A new startup plans to make it even more of a threat to fossil fuels, while also making panels much more …

Clean Energy

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Self-improvement

The Complete Machine Learning Bundle | Popular Science Shop

<b>Quant Trading Using Machine Learning</b><p>Play the Markets Like a Pro After 11 Hours of Integrating Machine Learning into Your Investment Strategies<p>Financial markets are fickle beasts that can be extremely difficult to navigate for the average investor. This course will introduce you to machine learning, …

Data Science

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

Welcome to the Era of Plant-Based Meat

This burger looks like meat and tastes like meat—but it's made entirely out of plants.<p>Yesterday, chef Traci Des Jardins dropped by the Food & Wine …

Bill Gates

Samsung first to market with 10-nanometer DRAM

Intel may have delayed its 10-nanometer CPUs, but all systems are go for Samsung's 10-nanometer-class DRAM chips. The company is now mass producing the first DDR4 chips using the tech in 8Gb sizes, ahead of competitors SK Hynix and Micron.It will produce SIMM modules this year varying from 4GB for …

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%

If you want both income and growth from your portfolio, it's hard to beat dividend stocks. An average yield of around 2% for the stock market might not give you the income you're looking for, but if you look hard, you can find some promising stocks with yields of 5% or more.<p><b>TiVo</b> (NASDAQ: TIVO),</b> …

Investing

Sony video teases new wearable wireless audio device

In an apparent attempt to regain some of the innovation cachet it enjoyed in decades past, Japan's Sony has announced its Future Lab …

Watch Live: Astronaut Scott Kelly Talks About His Year in Space

American astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth this week after spending a year in space and will speak about the experience in a NASA news …

Here's Everything That's Coming to Netflix in March 2016

Out with the old, and in with the new: Netflix may be saying goodbye to a healthy handful of movies and shows this March, but you needn't be too upset. Taking their place are tons of new streamable options, from iconic movies like <i>Scarface</i> to classic comedies like <i>Groundhog Day</i> and <i>Good Burger</i> to the …

Twisty fusion reactor goes online after 19 years of work

Germany just took fusion power one big, important step forward. The country's Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics has just switched on Wendelstein 7-X, the first large fusion reactor based on a twisty stellarator design. It's only producing hydrogen plasma at the moment and won't actually …

Google’s AI will battle Go world champion live on YouTube

DeepMind's AlphaGo will take on South Korea's Lee Sedol in March<p>Earlier this month, Google's AI company DeepMind announced that it had built a system of neural networks capable of beating a champion Go player. This ancient Chinese board game is considered an extremely difficult challenge for a …

Microsoft may be running the biggest Turing test in history

If you live in China and you've been on WeChat, there's a decent chance you've come across or at least heard of chatty teenager named Xiaoice.<p>Xiaoice …

Comcast customer's Raspberry Pi bot tweets when speeds are lousy

No one likes complaining to an internet service provider, but it's especially frustrating when you're not getting the performance you're paying for. Many ISPs refuse to do anything unless your speeds are truly glacial, even if the slowdowns create serious problems. Well, Comcast customer AlekseyP …

It turns out uninstalling Facebook for Android is pretty great

While it's not my favorite social network, Facebook is where I go to see photos and commentary from local friends and family I don't see every day. …

Google Tests “Tap 10,” A Rewards Program For Android Pay Users

Google confirmed it’s now running a limited promotion in the U.S. dubbed “Tap 10,” which is aimed at increasing usage of its Android Pay mobile payments service, a rival to Apple Pay and others. Some Android users are being gifted rewards like a free Chromecast or free songs, movies, or …

Amazon will stream the President's State of the Union speech

The President's State of the Union address has been viewable online for years, but you've had to visit either the White House's website or YouTube. That's not very convenient in an era when streaming services reach just about every device you know. And the government knows it, apparently: the …

Google Begins Testing Password-Free Logins

Google confirmed this morning it’s now testing a new way to sign into your Google account without having to type in a password. Instead, those who have been invited to try this new method of logging in authenticate by responding to a notification sent to their smartphone. The idea is similar to …

Android News

Dispel’s Privacy-As-A-Service Platform Keeps Your Internet Connection Secret And Safe

Most security services today give you virtual private networks that encrypt your connections (if you work for any sizable company, you probably use some kind of VPN client to log in to your intranet). New York-based Dispel, which is now coming out of stealth after more than two years of …

Privacy

The New Google Glass Could Look Like A Monocle 🕵

Get ready for the Google Monocle. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a new patent to Google for a potential upcoming version of Google Glass. The best way to put it is that it doesn’t look like a pair of glasses anymore — it’s a glorious monocle that wraps around your head.<p>Here’s an …

DNA matching and virtual reality: The world of online dating in 2040

How will technology change the way we date over the next 25 years? From full sensory virtual reality dating to DNA matching, researchers explore the possibilities<p>Technology has already transformed the dating world, with matchmaking websites allowing people to scope out potential partners before …

Unbreakable: A Robot That Can't Be Stopped

New research shows that artificial intelligence can use trial and error to finish a job even when a robot's body is damaged.<p>It almost looks like a wounded animal.<p>There’s that little hop in its gait, the way it looks tentative as it springs forward from its haunches, the not-exactly-straight …

Water: the strangest chemical in the universe – video

You think you know water, but you don't. And if it wasn't so odd, you wouldn't be here. So how does this seemingly everyday substance turn out to be an epic scientific story of a strange molecule that connects you to everyone and everything else and the rest of the universe? Science broadcaster …

Universe

Is Crowdsourced Labor the Future of Middle Class Employment?

Now that Obamacare has removed healthcare from employment, people can leave their cubicles and pursue part-time labor. With apps like Uber, that …

Google Launches Project Fi, its Mobile Service for Nexus 6 Users

The Google mobile network is at last official: The company has launched its Project Fi service in the United States exclusively for Nexus 6 owners.<p>Detailed in a blog post, Google said Project Fi will cost $20 a month for the basic plan (talk, text, Wi-Fi tethering and coverage in 120+ countries), …

Android News