• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming • knowledge about how learning actually works The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying,
For the most part, portable energy generators are intended for modest uses. They can charge your phone, but they won't drive high-powered laptops or small appliances. That might change if Omni3D gets crowdfunded
We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s
Enabled by lotto-ticket technology. With passport stamps approaching extinction thanks to biometric chips, consider this decidedly low-tech way to log your journeys: a scratch-off globe from the folks
Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances. Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past
A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.
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A site called Quotacle might revolutionize the way you whip out movie quotes in an online discussion. It is a searchable repository consisting of over 250,000 lines from 143 movies. What makes it unique
Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together. We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs.
Small changes can lead to really great results A few years ago, one of my friends at Men's Health stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto
How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift