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15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Artificial Intelligence

These Instant Pot Burrito Bowls Take 20 Minutes to Make

We all need a foolproof meal that we can turn to on nights we forget to plan and need to get dinner on the table fast. Inspired by these slow-cooker …

Cooking

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

13 High-Protein Dinners You Can Keep in Your Freezer

I've gone on-record on this site admitting that while I love a healthy, delicious homemade meal, I usually want it to be as easy as possible during …

Cooking

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

How Medical Centers And Pharmas Respond To Technological Innovation: The Four Rs

Medical centers and pharma companies struggle in parallel today with the challenge of bringing innovation–particularly contemporary data science tools–into organizations dominated by established processes deeply rooted in legacy technologies.<p>(Disclosure/reminder: I’m chief medical officer at …

Scientists developed this 9-question test to measure how sadistic someone is

A fairly new field in personality research studies "misanthropic" traits: characteristics that lead people to hurt those around them for their own benefit. And psychologists have established a "dark triad" of harmful personality traits: narcissism, psychopathy (or a lack of empathy), and …

20 recipes for leftover hard-boiled eggs

Now that Easter is over, what do you do with all the leftover hard-boiled eggs?<p>From egg salad sandwiches to salad ideas, shortcakes (yes, fold the eggs in with quickbread batters for a fast dessert -- or breakfast) to sauces, there's an almost infinite number of ways to use all those pastel eggs in …

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

Self-improvement

The Science of Sounding Smart

When you’re trying to convey the quality of your mind to your boss, or to a company that’s considering you for a job, your best ally may be your own voice.<p>Although some people may assume that their ideas and intellect would come across much better in written form, it turns out that using your voice …

Employment

9 new uses for an old Android device (pictures)

No more cookbooks to balance on a stand or worry about ruining the pages with ingredients. Instead, you can use your old Android device -- once you load up some recipe apps. To get started, check out Food Network or Big Oven . If you have a PDF cookbook, use an e-book reader like Google Books or …

Smart Homes

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

The Future of HealthTech - Ambulance Drones

In December 2013, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos caused quite a stir with the announcement of his company’s plans to offer 30-minute product deliveries via unmanned aerial vehicles (more commonly referred to as “drones”). Drones have been deployed by the U.S. military since the 1970s, for purposes ranging …

11 Skills You Need To Master To Land A $100,000 Engineering Job At Google

Engineers are the rock stars there — and they're paid accordingly.<p>Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985.<p>But one does not simply walk into the Googleplex.<p>The company receives upwards of 2.5 …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

The Most Important Technology Trend Of 2014, According to Mary Meeker

Every year, the entire technology industry stops whatever it’s doing for an hour to hear what influential analyst Mary Meeker thinks are the most important trends playing out on the internet.<p>Meeker, who’s now with the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, presented this year’s …

The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>I tend to get …