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Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect' | Inc.com

It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention spans and less patience than ever when things aren't going their way. The good …

Kids

The Hidden Super Powers Of People With Anxiety Disorders

Dealing with anxiety is something that isn’t talked about as often as it should. People are incredulous as to how people can be anxious about …

13 Sexting Lines To Initiate A Sexy Conversation

I love sexting. In fact, think I get more excited hearing descriptions of what someone might like to do with me than actually doing it. Anticipation …

Writer's Block

Want to get richer playing video games? How you can get paid thousands of dollars through gaming.

“Aren’t video games a waste of your time?” is something we’ve all heard from that one friend. Okay... maybe it’s more like those <i>five</i> friends.<p>But the …

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Kids

17 STEM toys that teach kids to code

Games for your future tech giant.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> WorkingMother.com.<p>In response to concern over kids' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), companies have been churning out cool toys that teach them coding and logic skills. The idea: get kids hooked on …

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22 Science Jokes Only Smart People Will Understand

Old statisticians never die. They just get broken down by age and sex.

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you

Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes …

Happiness

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Social Sciences

Stanford Researcher: This Small Psychological Change Will Make You Much More Successful

This little tweak to how you think will make you not only more successful but also happier.<p>Success, most of us have heard, is hard. We've read about Bill Gates's insane hours when starting Microsoft, gossiped about Elon Musk's divorces (and plenty of other founders' rocky personal lives), and …

This Common Food Additive Can Kill Cancer and Superbugs

Our dear friend Science has recently discovered that a common food preservative—a naturally occurring one, at that!—can kill cancer cells and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.<p>Guess what, all-natural foodniks? Your dogged determination to avoid any and all comestibles containing preservatives and …

Everything You Need to Know About Money on One Index Card

University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack explains the financial cheat-sheet that went viral.<p>One of the all-time best pieces of personal finance …

How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

10 Ways to Lose your Gut, According to Science

With guys, weight gain—and loss—is all about the gut.<p>Men are genetically predisposed to carry any excess weight in their abdomens, says Brian …

Finland is considering giving every citizen a basic income

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>The Finnish government is getting serious about the idea of a national basic income. It has commissioned KELA, the national social insurance provider, to study the concept, calculate the costs, and run an experiment in 2017 to judge the feasibility of rolling it out …

Basic Income

A retired Navy SEAL commander explains 12 traits all effective leaders must have

In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win," cowritten with his former platoon commander, Leif Babin, he and Babin explain the lessons learned in combat that they've taught to corporate clients for the past four years in their leadership-consultancy firm, Echelon …

USB Killer 2.0: A harmless-looking USB stick that destroys computers - Help Net Security

Plugging in random USB sticks in your computer has never been more dangerous, as a researcher who goes by the name Dark Purple has demonstrated his …

Space Elevators Are Totally Possible (If Someone Will Just Pay for It)

“This would of course all go a lot faster if we had, you know, money.”<p>"This would of course all go a lot faster if we had, you know, money."<p>That was the defining topic at this year's annual meeting of the International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC) in Seattle last week, which saw scientists …

Planning To Study Science In College? Here's Some Advice

We’re past the midpoint of August now, which means a lot of universities are opening their doors to a new crop of bright-eyed and bushy-tailed students fresh out of high school and eager to start their college careers. This also means it’s the season for bloggers and op-ed writers to offer …

Mathematics

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

Clean Energy

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

How Much Exercise Does It Take to Boost Your Brain Power?

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You know working out can give you strong muscles, greater endurance and a toned physique. But did you know that …

Humanity

If You Want To Lose Weight, Hack Your Living Environment Like Skinny People

One of the most useful pieces of knowledge to come from behavioral science of the past few years is this: to change ourselves, we’re wise to change our environments. Much of the self-improvement industry is focused on ways to cattle prod our willpower into healthier habits. Behavioral …

Why smoking pot feels so good: New neuroscience explains marijuana and the brain

<b>James Franco and Seth Rogen in "Pineapple Express"</b><p>Might marijuana actually prevent age-related memory loss? New science suggests we have lots to learn about pot<p>Gary L. Wenk<p>February 1, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings”<p>What drug is …

Cannabis

Unraveling the Transcriptome | GEN

For full access to this article login to GEN Select now.<p>July 01, 2013 (Vol. 33, No. 13)<p>While developments in DNA sequencing provided increasingly …

Now, Even Artificial Intelligence Gurus Fret That AI Will Steal Our Jobs

It’s easy to find lots of people who worry that artificial intelligence will create machines so smart that they will destroy a huge swath of jobs currently done by humans. As computers and robots become more adept at everything from driving to writing, say even some technology optimists such as …

Artificial Intelligence