Derek Hall

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Getting richer might be as simple as taking a class

<b>It is well-known that successful investing requires patience and the ability to delay gratification. The question has long been: Can such discipline</b> …

An AI backed by Elon Musk just ‘evolved’ to learn by itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>True unsupervised learning, that allows AI’s to learn by themselves, will represent a quantum leap in AI development and …

How to Use Pain to Become Mentally Stronger (Most Successful People Do This Naturally) | Inc.com

<i>In her book,</i> Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat. (Harper Collins, 2017)<i>, Flywheel CEO Sarah Robb O'Hagan discusses the importance of bold measures in business success. In this edited excerpt, O'Hagan discusses how to get back on top of your game after failure knocks you down.</i><p>The way …

Self-improvement

10 Harsh Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

Google’s DeepMind pits AI against AI to see if they fight or cooperate

Unsurprisingly, they do both<p>In the future, it’s likely that many aspects of human society will be controlled — either partly or wholly — by artificial intelligence. AI computer agents could manage systems from the quotidian (e.g., traffic lights) to the complex (e.g., a nation’s whole economy), but …

Nasa announcement about Jupiter’s moon Europa won’t be to say that the moon has aliens, agency clarifies

Nasa has poured cold, salty water on excitement that it could be about to announce it had found aliens.<p>The agency has looked to calm speculation on …

Astronomy

The fascinating, strange medical potential of psychedelic drugs, explained in 50+ studies - Vox

Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>After years of struggling with treatments for his worsening cancer, Roy was miserable — anxious, depressed, hopeless. …

Consciousness

4 Disruptive Healthcare Technologies That Will Change Everything

From machine learning to virtual reality, the face of health care is changing quickly.<p>Fahad Aziz is the co-founder of Caremerge, an "award-winning technology company revolutionizing communication and coordination of care for seniors." As an industry leader in the tech space, Aziz has his finger on …

This bizarre experiment just produced the best evidence yet of the universe's 'spooky' side

Well, almost.<p>The idea is part of quantum mechanics, a theory of physics that describes how the cosmos works on the tiniest of scales. Specifically, scientists are squirming over a bizarre phenomenon of quantum mechanics called "entanglement," where one particle can instantly influence another — …

The 15 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Strange star has serious scientists talking about an alien megastructure

"It was kind of unbelievable that it was real data," said Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian. "We were scratching our heads. For any idea that came up there was always something that would argue against it."<p>She was talking to the New Scientist about KIC 8462852, a distant star with a very …

Universe

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

Google Chrome

Stephen Hawking warns of an 'intelligence explosion'

In his recent Reddit AMA, the famed physicist explains how that might happen.<p>When asked by a user how AI could become smarter than its creator and pose a threat to the human race, Hawking wrote:<p>This terrifying vision of the future relies on a concept called the intelligence explosion. It posits …

5 Ways You're Making Yourself Dumber | Inc.com

Intelligence, a giant pile of science shows, isn't fixed. There are a whole host of things both large and small you can do to make yourself smarter.<p>That's the good news. What's the bad?<p>If your IQ score isn't the be-all-and-end-all of brainpower and your activities and attitude can influence how …

Research

This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

Here's the real reason artificial intelligence could be a threat

Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk are just a few notable people who have warned about the perilous consequences associated with developing AI systems.<p>"The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race," Hawking cautioned last year.<p>Musk …

Earth could see a 'mega' El Niño this year that would bring some crazy weather

At the same time, it is clear that an El Niño is building that is expected to culminate in the fall and last until the winter, with the possibility of it becoming a "mega" El Niño.<p>The hope in California is that the large amounts of precipitation usually associated with extreme El Niño events would …

Quantum Mystery of Light Revealed by New Experiment

Is light made of waves, or particles?<p>This fundamental question has dogged scientists for decades, because light seems to be both. However, until now, …

Consciousness May Be a Lot Like Making Coffee, Say Scientists

We tend to think of losing consciousness as an abrupt shutting down of our awareness of the world, like flicking a light switch. But it’s actually …

Could 'Resting Bitch Face' Make You A Better Communicator?

If you suffer from <b>Resting Bitch Face</b>, you know all too well that your perpetual-almost-scowl can draw a lot of negative attention — on the street, with your friends, and, worst of all, at the workplace.<p>If you suffer from Resting Bitch Face, you also know that your outer appearance has very little …

What scientists found deep inside a cave challenges ideas of human evolution

Elliot Ross/National Geographic<p>Deep inside the Rising Star cave system, 30 miles northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, there's a hidden chamber …

Meet the App That Wants to Beat Depression and Anxiety | Inc.com

One in four people experience a mental illness or neurological condition at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization. Mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and other mental health problems have become the leading cause of ill-health and disability.<p>Unfortunately, many …

Depression

The Unknown Universe – 10 questions still confounding cosmologists

We still have a long way to go when it comes to untangling the mysteries of the Universe. Stuart Clark takes a look at some of the most perplexing …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

7 Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

Can we all just stop?<p>Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs -- and it's about time to set the record straight. Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated.<p>The many fallacies that surround …

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Self-improvement

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Tattoos<p>A brief chat with JonBoy.<p>By Alex Wong2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>Mark Anthony Green argues that it’s as essential and old-school as it gets.<p>By …

This Is What The Center Of Our Galaxy Looks Like

Astronomers take an unprecedented, x-ray view of the black hole in the center of the Milky Way.<p>This new, unprecedented image of the Milky Way shows that our galaxy's core is a pretty tumultuous place.<p>The compiled image of photos taken by the European Space Agency's x-ray satellite XMM-Newton …

Need to take down a drone? A munitions company offers firepower

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Having grown up in a culture where very few people feel the need for guns (that Europe place), it's hard to explain to my fellow Americans that it's, well, possible.<p>Instead, America has always enjoyed a …

Drones