Amadeus Joel

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Zapping The Brain's Visual Cortex Can Lead to Improved Vision, Scientists Discover

A quick jolt for temporary super vision.<p>Scientists have discovered that applying an electrical current to the brain can improve people's vision …

The Brain

What Is the Fastest Way to Burn Carbs?

Carbs are found in all foods except meat, including grains, fruits, vegetables and even dairy. Regardless of the source, after absorption, carbs …

Nutrition

The Best Travel Products of 2015

Not only is this Rimowa carry-on a stunner, but its utilitarian inside includes a quilted tech fabric with two removable dividers to maximize …

Community-based care can reduce the stigma of mental illness

Mental illness has been part of human society throughout recorded history, but how we care for people with mental disorders has changed radically, …

‘Star Wars’ and the Fantasy of American Violence

FOR a long time after I came home from the war, fireworks made me jumpy. They sounded like what they are, shrieking rockets and exploding gunpowder, and every Fourth of July set off Alert Level Yellow. I’d crack another beer and try to laugh it off even as the friends I was with turned into ghosts …

Convolutional Neural Network Explained

What’s a Convolutional Neural Network?<p>The popular name for Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) these days is “Deep Learning” (DL) or Deep Neural …

52 common myths, rumors and falsehoods debunked

There is so much information thrown at us at any given moment that it’s often hard to separate the worthwhile from the superfluous. Some of it we …

Are We Headed For 'Automated Luxury Communism'?

As someone who watches technology trends closely as part of my business, I have been thinking about the future impact of all the technology innovations and automation we are currently experiencing and on the cusp of achieving. Many of the headlines I read about these trends — and even some I write …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind

Textiles made of organic fibers are easily destroyed by the ravages of time, as anyone who dragged around a favorite childhood blanket for years …

What we would actually do to stop a 'doomsday’ asteroid

Lumps of rock flying through space could cause catastrophic damage to our planet. What could we do if we found one on a collision course?<p>Imagine the day observatories confirm that an asteroid is on a collision course with Earth; space-faring nations agree we need to stop it. What happens next …

To boost your creativity, procrastinate

Procrastination, it turns out, may not be such a bad thing after all.<p>The most effective way to tackle a new creative assignment is to put it off for a while, according to psychologist Maria Konnikova.<p>“You’re actually doing the smartest and most productive thing in the world if you waste time,” she …

Creativity

Kepler Has Nearly Doubled the Number of Confirmed Exoplanets in Our Galaxy

Wait, you thought the Kepler Space Telescope was dead? Think again. Today, NASA’s Kepler team announced the discovery of a whopping 1,284 new …

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Why Grit Is the Real Key to Success in Business and in Life

Over time, grit separates fruitful lives from aimlessness.<p>Dolly Parton once said, "Above everything else I've done, I've always said I have more guts than talent."<p>I suspect Dr. Angela Duckworth might well endorse Dolly's intuition that guts trumps talent.<p>I was doing some routine work at my desk …

Self-improvement

10 simple behavior patterns of the most successful people

I spent a good part of last year interviewing the most successful people I know. These were ordinary people who've achieved extraordinary success. I eventually turned those interviews into a book.<p>What I discovered is that these people are just like you. They work at their craft. They push to …

How Do We Know The Age Of The Universe?

In an ideal world, when we want to uncover the answer to a question like “what is the age of the Universe,” we’d have an incredible number of independent lines of evidence, all converging to the same answer. But in reality, there are only two good ones, and one is better than the other.<p>The “good” …

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