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Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

Universe

The 1 yoga pose to strengthen your arms

Your shoulders and upper arms can be a tough area to target with regular arm exercises like curls or dips. But adding a little yoga to your routine can help!<p>Meet the dophin push up. If you do these every day for a week or two, you will see beautiful definition in your shoulders and arms. Bonus: …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Physicists Say They've Produced The First 'Supersolid', And It's Even Stranger Than Predicted

Liquid and solid at the same time.<p>At its most simple, matter can come in the form of a solid, a liquid, a gas, or plasma. But what if you could …

The world's first levitating pneumatic Hyperloop system will be tested next week

Canada’s only Hyperloop competitor is gearing up for its first functional test on November 1, and it promises to make a splash. The University of …

3 Hacks to Stop Procrastination

Procrastination can be our worst enemy, yet it's one we struggle with regularly. In today's digital age—with screens always at our fingertips and …

Procrastination

How the Universe Could Annihilate Itself at the Speed of Light

Time now for a very cute video about a rather terrible prospect—the very grim possibility of the universe spawning a lethal bubble of pure vacuum …

What Do Women Really Want?

New from the "Love Lab" comes the book that I have been struggling to write for the past decade. This masterwork finally tells the story of what women want in a man, and how important men are in the fate of their relationships with women. Let me say upfront that this book is written for men in …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

5 Non-Surgical Ways To Tighten Up Your Skin

Olivia Munn didn’t slack when it came to getting in shape for her role as Psylocke in <i>X:Men Apocalypse</i>. The actress worked out six to seven hours a …

16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

Worth Trying: Only Two Exercises And Two Cups of This A Day For A Completely Flat Stomach

This article will reveal two extremely beneficial cardio exercises and one drink that will flatten your belly in almost no time!<p>Women who have done …

How the world's most popular torrent site was able to get movies months before they came out on DVD

The criminal complaint against KickassTorrents and its alleged operator includes a chart that shows the cinema release dates of popular movies, the date they appeared on KickassTorrents, and the DVD release date.<p>For every single movie, KickassTorrents managed to release a version weeks before the …

This Spice May Be The Secret Weapon To Weight Loss

Many of you are aware that a balanced diet and exercise is the recommended method for controlling body weight. Some people may turn to herbal products to promote health and well-being and weight loss. What if I told you that there is one spice that could help speed up this process? Sounds good, yes.<p>…

The Internet of Things has a dirty little secret: it's not really yours

<i>The Internet of Shit is a column about all the shitty things we try to connect to the internet, and what can be done about it. It’s from the anonymous creator of the Internet of Shit Twitter account.</i><p>If you pay any attention at all to technology news right now, you might be led to believe that …

How you can master machine learning and AI

Any conversation about the current state of tech would be incomplete without mention of Machine Learning, the latest wave of programming that's making once futuristic inventions like artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and smart homes a reality.<p>Believe it or not, you can learn the …

Machine Learning

Ask A Physicist To Speak At Your Funeral

You want a physicist to speak at your funeral. You want the physicist to talk to your grieving family about the conservation of energy, so they will …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Paramount Pictures

Teach yourself programming in 10 years

<b>Why is everyone in such a rush?</b><p>Walk into any bookstore, and you’ll see how to <i>Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours</i> alongside endless variations offering to …

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Space opera lends itself to the depiction of grand dimensions and great duration, but it’s one thing to talk big, quite another to present a vast universe through the eyes of fully rounded characters without the former overshadowing the latter. Many a novice has floundered, their vision ill served …

Science Fiction

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Ask HN: Best way to learn HTML and CSS for web design?

A friend is a graphic designer who specializes in print (e.g., product packaging) but wants to learn html and css to get into web design.<p>Which books …

How To: Create a MySQL Server BruteForce Tool with Python

Hello aspiring hackers, It's been a while since I wrote a tutorial, so I figured I might just share one of the tools that I have created to help the …

Hangman implemented in 3 lines of Python (2)

Yesterday, I was reminded of the /usr/share/dict/words) file during a conversation I had at lunch. This file is simply a collection of valid words, …

Python Programming

SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket landing like never before this weekend

This weekend, SpaceX will attempt a rocket landing unlike anything they've tried before. Elon Musk, who is the company's founder and CEO, just tweeted the exciting news earlier this morning:<p>What makes this potential landing so exciting is that it will be the first time SpaceX will try to retrieve a …

If you're new to coding, this is the programming language you should learn first

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech Hub/flickr As we move more and more toward a world filled with screens, those possessing coding skills have never been more in demand.<p>…

Google has patented how its driverless cars will talk to you

When drivers need to communicate with pedestrians, they can just roll down the window to talk (or, more likely, yell). They also have a number of hand signals at their disposal—some nicer than others. But a driverless car can’t do any of that.<p>Or can it?<p>On Nov. 24, Google secured a patent for a …