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Massive Attack have encoded their iconic album Mezzanine into DNA

It’s been 20 years since Massive Attack released <i>Mezzanine</i>, their third album that spawned hits like “Teardrop” and broke them internationally. To mark the anniversary, the band have taken the somewhat unusual approach of encoding the entire album into DNA.<p>As a press release explains, the band’s …

Biotechnology

Students are out of sync with school day and it damages their exam results, study finds

The majority of students are out of sync with the traditional school day and it is affecting their exam results, a largest ever study into the problem has shown.<p>Researchers in the US say it is time to tailor class schedules to natural biological rhythms, because some youngsters are being unfairly …

Research

Blockchains aren’t just tech, they’re new economic systems

Forget for a moment about the value of the cryptocurrencies that you may or may not own. Instead of thinking of blockchains as investment bets or just cool technology, think of them as entirely new, and previously impossible, economic systems. Because that’s what they are.<p>Just like any economy, a …

Blockchain

The best wireless headphones

Music is a necessity while I'm working. If it's not tunes from Spotify, there's at least a podcast chattering on in my ear. Of course, if you don't want to bother those around you with what you're listening to, you need a good set of headphones. The best options will also do a good job of blocking …

Consumer Tech

Important Life Skill: Turning Cadbury Creme Eggs Into Pudding Shots

GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>The magic of Easter doesn't go away when you're adult — it changes. Instead of Easter egg hunts or magical bunnies, you get boozy …

Dessert

Trading Cards: A Hobby That Became a Multimillion-Dollar Investment

Brady Hill used his skills for buying and selling baseball cards to purchase his first car and to pay his way through Louisiana State University.<p>Now that he’s the chief executive of Greensource, one of the country’s largest T-shirt printing companies, Mr. Hill is again devoting time and financial …

Stock Markets

Sana Labs wants to disrupt $5 trillion edtech market - Zuck and Tim Cook are impressed

Joel Hellermark, 21, wants to change education for good.Sana Labs<p><b>Sana Labs is an education tech startup founded by Joel Hellermark, 21.</b><p><b>It provides an artificial-intelligence platform designed to individualize a student's learning in subjects like language and math.</b><p><b>Applying AI to education has so</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung's massive 'The Wall' TV will be available in August

At a Samsung TV event this morning, the company announced that their massive 146-inch 4K TV made of MicroLED panels, aptly named 'The Wall,' will be available for consumers to buy this August. While the electronics titan didn't release a price, it'll likely be significant, so start saving now.<p>When …

Televisions

Amazon Strikes a New Blockchain Partnership

The company's new alliance lets it use and host blockchain technology without having to also develop it.<p>Unless you had been living under a rock for …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Gifting Bitcoin Is One Way a Person Can Avoid Paying Crypto-Taxes

<b>After the newly written U.S. tax laws recently passed, cryptocurrency investors realized the tax-free exemption filing 1031 for IRS reporting is no</b> …

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Cooking

You'll See This Legging Trend All Over This Spring

As the new season approaches, we of course want to ensure your work and weekend wardrobe essentials are taken care of, but adding a few new pieces to …

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Stand Back

Cryptocurrencies Come to Campus

BERKELEY, Calif. — While the price of Bitcoin has dropped since Christmas, the virtual currency boom has shown no signs of cooling off in the more august precincts of America’s elite universities.<p>Several top schools have added or are rushing to add classes about Bitcoin and the record-keeping …

Computer Science

The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

Two ex-Google engineers built an entirely different kind of self-driving car

Nuro is focused on last-mile deliveries with its completely driverless prototype<p>A new startup that proposes a different spin on autonomous transportation came out of stealth today. The company, called Nuro, was founded by two former lead Google engineers who worked on the famed self-driving car …

Autonomous Cars

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Leadership

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

20 Sunday Dinner Ideas With Easy Recipes

Chicken Pot Pie with Bacon-and-Cheddar Biscuits<p>A chicken pot pie casserole is the most comforting dish for any night, and this recipe is topped with …

Cooking

Citrus Pull-Apart Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 3 ingredients in a 1-cup glass measuring cup, and let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup butter at medium speed …

Baking

Science Says 'Team Players' Don't Get Hired (Here's the Surprising Data) | Inc.com

Looking for a job? Maybe you've been told you should make sure people know you're a real team player.<p>It turns out, that's a huge mistake.<p>Because, sure, employers like to <i>say</i> they value people who can work well on teams--but the data shows they don't.<p>Not really.<p>The folks behind TalentWorks figured …

Employment

Warren Buffett Just Won a 10-Year Million-Dollar Bet: Here's Why

Thanks to a twist of fate, he actually won $2.2 million. Following Buffett's lead, you could win big, too.<p>Superinvestor Warren Buffett has …

Investing

This substance lets you 'walk on water' — here's how it works

Turns out, walking on water isn't as impossible as it might sound — as long as you have the right kind of water. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>These people are "walking on water." The substance is a mix of water and cornstarch. The mixture is two parts cornstarch to one part water. It …

Particles

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Shopping

An MIT professor says this 1996 logic puzzle may be the hardest brain teaser on the internet

Are you itching to test your smarts? You've come to the right place. The Harvard Business Review may have published this logic puzzle back in 1996, but people are still scratching their heads over it today. (If you prefer numbers over words, find the missing one in this puzzle.)<p>Mathematician …

Dwarf Planet

This water bike can ride on water up to 12 mph

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This bike lets you ride on water. The Manta5 is a hydrofoil water bike. It's powered by a 400-watt motor. You can pedal on a river, lake, or ocean.<p>Here's how it works.<p>The hydrofoils let you cut through the water with ease. It's the same technology used by the …

Off-grid

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence | Inc.com

You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up in their careers and yet promotions routinely pass them …

Body Language

What interviewers really want to hear when they ask 'Why do you want to work here?'

"So why do you want to work here?"<p>Eventually this question comes up in every interview. Over the course of the last 30 years, I have been and I continue to ask this question all the time.<p>I have learned there is a limited set of answers applicants give in response to this question and one particular …

Employment