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Do You Suffer From Illusions Of Moral Superiority?

Do you think you're more honest than the average person? More principled? More fair?<p>If so, you're not alone. Studies consistently find that people think they're morally superior to others: more honest, principled and fair. This is hardly an isolated belief — people also think they're better than …

Psychology

8 free apps for picking a colour scheme

As a visual creative, colour is one of the most important tools at your disposal. But how do you go about creating the perfect colour scheme for your …

Graphic Design

How to Determine If Solar Panels Make Sense for You

Channel your inner Elon Musk.<p>Solar panels are quickly becoming one of the most popular options for green energy. Even Tesla, headed by Silicon Valley guru Elon Musk, has started marketing solar panels for the home. Musk has even gone so far as to power an entire island to show how efficient his new …

Solar Power

Which operating system do 'professional' hackers use?

Which operating system do ‘real’ hackers use?<p>Which operating system do the ‘real’ hackers use? The real here is the cyber criminal type hackers and …

Linux

Mathematical structures in functional programming

At university, I recently followed an OOP programming course. A big part of the course was using design patterns to architect features and …

Mathematics

The glowing dye that could enable liquid-based batteries for powering homes and cars

Rising sea and atmospheric carbon dioxide levels have made the search for efficient sources of renewable energy more urgent than ever before. While …

Clean Energy

Plume Pods will revolutionize your home WiFi network

It's pretty safe to assume that almost every home with an internet connection also has a WiFi router (or two). While connecting our laptops, …

Ikea’s Quest To Think Like A Software Company

Ikea’s new collaboration with top British designer Tom Dixon reveals how the company is embracing open-source thinking.<p>Every year, Ikea introduces around 2,500 new products to customers around the world. Working under the umbrella philosophy “Democratic Design,” the company evaluates every single …

Furniture

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Clean Energy

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

9 Useful And Clever Storage Ideas For All Home - Interior Design Inspirations

This useful and clever storage ideas can make your home more comfortable and more practical.<p>There is always much more stuff than you can put in all …

#BreakTheStigma: 3 Mental Disorder Myths We Need to Stop Using

Look left, look right, look in front of you, look behind you, and look in the mirror. One of you is affected by a mental health condition. Each year millions of Americans are facing the reality of a mental disorder of different nature and severity.<p>May pays tribute to Mental Health Awareness by …

Mental Health

7 Plants You Can Start From Kitchen Scraps

Instead of throwing kitchen scraps into the compost bin, re-grow them!<p>Many of us have had the experience of reaching into a bag of onions to find new …

How To Turn an Atari Game Cartridge Into a Wallet

Show off your gamer cred and transform an Atari 2600 game cartridge into a vessel for your money.<p>Pay homage to the system that put home video games on the map by making a wallet from your favorite Atari 2600 game. Bob Clagett of I Like to Make Stuff shares this simple build in a YouTube video. …

Knives

Google launches Science Journal to turn your phone into a research lab

Google believes there’s a scientist in all of us, so it’s launching a new app that turns your phone into a powerful little research lab.<p>Called Science Journal, the app uses the sensors in your phone to measure and record data in real time, including movement, light and sound:<p>See something you want …

Meet The Edgy And Mature Fan-Made Pokémon Game That Aims To "Fix" The Series

<b>Pokémon</b> may be child-friendly, but it isn't just played by kids - the series remains massively popular with players of all ages, even those who grew …

7 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

'Anxiety is sometimes in the background of my life, barely discernible, and sometimes standing right next to me, breathing down my neck.'<p>If a friend …

Leave Home

How not to talk to someone with anxiety

As part of mental health awareness week, we asked people with anxiety to explain the most and least helpful things to say<p>In the UK a third of Britons now experience an anxiety disorder at some stage in their life. But, despite its growth, how well do we really understand it?<p>As part of mental health …

Tumors

The Best Technology for Meditation

When you think of meditation, you probably don’t think of technology. We’ve been taught to power off our electronics when we’re trying to decompress, but now a few companies are using gadgets to help you clear your mind and improve your mood faster and more efficiently than traditional meditation …

12 Struggles Only Girls With Depression Will Understand

No. 8 is too real.<p><b>1. You're tired all the time</b><b>.</b> Literally what does it feel like to be awake and full of energy?<p><b>2. Which means you miss so many fun parties.</b> And for some reason, saying, "Sorry, I couldn't make it I was feeling really weird and depressed and had to stay in" makes people …

Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It

Electricity bills are often ludicrously high thanks to our energy-intensive modern world, but every now and then, thanks to the forces of nature, a …

Renewable Energy

How To Cure A Migraine: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are …

Jon Kabat-Zinn

30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

Cooking

Researchers have stumbled upon a battery breakthrough that could change energy storage forever

Better battery storage can advance all sorts of technology from phones to electric cars — but increasing battery life is no easy feat.<p>Luckily, researchers hailing from the University of California Irvine may have accidentally discovered a solution that could change energy storage forever.<p>Fifth-year …

Clean Energy

17 Things Everyone Needs to Know How to Do | Inc.com

Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get there, you need to master some basic skills and fundamental wisdom.<p>Here are 17 things I'm asked about most often.<p>This list is far from comprehensive. There's more to come, …

Self-improvement

The innovators: desalination unit brings clean water on wheels

Portable ‘Desolenator’ makes sea water and rain fit for human consumption<p>Travelling around Thailand in the 1990s, William Janssen was impressed with the basic rooftop solar heating systems that were on many homes, where energy from the sun was absorbed by a plate and then used to heat water for the …

Water

15 Make-Ahead Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

Admit it. Your number one goal in life is to make your momma think you have it *all* together. The best way to do this on Mother’s Day is to plan an epic brunch (or Mother’s Day tea party), complete with a <i>ton</i> of dishes you made ahead of time. Remember when your mom beamed with pride when you made …

Breakfast

Healthy No-Bake Protein Balls Recipes for Energy and Muscle Recovery | Fitness Magazine

Whether it's to jump-start your workout or recover from one, these healthy protein ball recipes taste great no matter how, when, or why you eat them.

Recipes

How The Bacteria In Your Gut Could Be Used To Treat Mental Illness

The trillions of bacteria living in the human gut influence how our brain functions, our mood and behavior. Scientists have linked imbalances in this community of microbes to a range of psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety disorders, autism, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive …

Microbiology