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The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy

A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness.<p>At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little boy named Henri entered the world in a gray textile-mill town in the north of France, in a rundown two-room cottage with a leaky roof. He didn’t have much …

Literature

Almost No One Attended Mark Zuckerberg's 2005 Lecture At Harvard's Computer Science Class (Which Is Now Insanely Popular)

This week Harvard's CS50 Introduction to Computer Science beat Economics 10a to become the largest freshman class with 818 students enrolled (and many non-students viewing for free online).<p>"Harvard students are smart people," Harry R. Lewis, director of undergraduate studies for Computer Science, …

Top 10 Tech Companies for Culture and Values

Some companies know exactly how to make their employees happy, and Twitter is at the top of the list.<p>The social media giant ranked No. 1 out of 25 …

How to recover deleted photos from a memory card

Just deleted an important batch of images from your memory card? Never fear, here's how to undelete them for Mac and PC users.<p>"Uh oh."<p>Those are probably the first two words you'll utter when you realise your photos have disappeared. If you've accidentally formatted your card or you suspect it has …

Tutorials

Hidden Google: 10 Fun Search Tricks

This is where the intro normally goes, but let’s be honest with each other about the nature of this relationship. You’re going to skip right over …

Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs this year as it chops Nokia | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella kicked off one of the largest layoffs in tech history on Thursday, hoping to reshape the aging PC industry titan into a nimbler rival to Apple and Google, and jolt a culture at the company that is used to protecting its existing …

Did you feel that? USGS releases new earthquake hazard map

The<p>U.S. Geological Surveyreleased new earthquake hazard maps for the nation on Thursday, expanding seismic risk areas along the East Coast and in California, among other areas.<p>The maps and supporting documentation are used by municipal planners, insurers and emergency response agencies and are …

Natural Disasters

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Dubai's Mall of the World: London's Oxford Street and Broadway recreated in the Middle East

The city of superlatives, Dubai is to be home to yet another record-breaking structure when developers complete construction of Mall of the World, a shopping mall so big that it is being classified as a “city within a city”.<p>Covering some 48 million sq ft, the Mall of the World will be four times …

Prepare For El Nino

The "El Nino" phenomenon, which sparks climate extremes around the globe, is likely to take hold in the Pacific Ocean by the end of the year and could even do so within weeks, the UN said on Thursday.<p>There was an 80 percent likelihood that El Nino could start between October and November and 60 …

Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

Sometimes big, bad things comes in threes, including jumbo black holes.<p>The discovery of a trio of jumbo black holes circling the center of a distant galaxy, reported by astronomers on Wednesday, suggests that pairs or triplets of such monsters may be surprisingly common.<p>Astronomers have learned …

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

Android News

Fine 'bad parents', says Ofsted boss

<b>Head teachers in England should be given powers to fine parents who fail to support their children's education, the chief inspector of schools says.</b><p>Sir Michael Wilshaw told the Times parents who allow homework to be left, miss parents' evenings or fail to read with their children should be …

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