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What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

Consciousness

5 ways iOS 11 will change your iPad

Here are the five biggest changes headed your iPad's way with iOS 11.<p>Get ready because iOS 11 is going to make your iPad look and act in completely different ways. Apple puts multitasking front and center with iOS 11, making the iPad a more powerful and more flexible device. You'll likely come to …

iOS 11 Almost Turns an iPad into a MacBook: With an attachable keyboard and the latest operating system, laptop-like tasks are easily achieved

Next Tuesday Apple will be hosting an event where we expect to see the unveil of their latest iPhone. As it's the 10th anniversary of the game-changing device, expectations are high for a significant new design. While I'm in that camp, I'm honestly even more excited that the event will be held in …

iPhone 8 event wallpapers

Apple’s iPhone 8 media event is scheduled for 10:00am Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 12. Each event is announced using media invitations that …

An Animated Introduction to Ludwig Wittgenstein & His Philosophical Insights on the Problems of Human Communication

In the recorded history of philosophy, there may be no sharper a mind than Ludwig Wittgenstein. A bête noire, enfant terrible, and all other such …

What Is Virtue Ethics?

How an ancient approach to ethics was revived in recent times<p>“Virtue ethics” describes a certain philosophical approach to questions about morality. …

What Is Ethical Egoism?

Should I Always Pursue Only My Own Self-Interest?<p>Ethical egoism is the view that each of us ought to pursue our own self-interest, and no-one has any …

What are Cognitive Biases?

Take a deep dive into Cognitive Biases with our course The Psychology of Online Sales .<p>Selling online isn't easy: 69% of users abandon their shopping …

Newborn baby development has been vastly underestimated, our study shows

Newborn babies may be adorable, demanding and helpless but we tend not to think of them as particularly social creatures as they come to terms with …

Psychology

We Are Entering a New Era of Colour Science And Researchers Are Buzzing

So much to learn!<p>It's no secret that animals see the world in a very different light to humans, but an international collaboration between scientists …

We finally know how your tongue tells your brain what you're tasting

They used to keep you alive, but now they just give you a sweet tooth.<p>What makes candy taste sweet and coffee taste bitter, and not the other way around? In a study published this week in <i>Nature</i>, researchers identified the secret ingredient that keeps our tastes distinct.<p>We already knew two parts of …

Apple Publishes 6 How To Videos Covering new iOS 11 iPad Features

Apple has posted 6 informative videos covering the new iPad features on the way in iOS 11, which should see a public release in September.<p>The videos …

Mathematical model helps explain C. elegans decision-making process

The C. elegans roundworm sees by eating, sucking in big gulps of bacteria to learn about its surrounding environment. As researchers watched, they …

Biology

17 Skills That Are Hard to Learn but Will Pay Off Forever

#7: Mind your business<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s …

Now Windows 10's 'Continue on PC' feature works from your iPhone

A couple of days ago Microsoft enabled a feature that lets Android users easily use the share button to push a web page from their cell phone to a Windows 10 PC. Now, it's released an app to manage the same feature on iOS-powered devices. It's available to users in the "Fast" ring of its Insiders …

OneNote features you may not be using, but should be using!

Microsoft OneNote is an excellent tool for gathering information and collaborating with other users online. While many versions of OneNote are …

Software

Google Doodle honors centennial of silent civil rights march

The 10,000 African Americans who marched for justice get recognized today on Google's homepage.<p>"There was no singing, no chanting - just silence"<p>That's how Google describes the Silent Parade that took place 100 years ago today down New York's Fifth Avenue. It's a historic event that's earned its …

Woodrow Wilson

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

Leadership

This 5-Second Steve Jobs Strategy Is a Master Class in Leadership

One of the simplest and most powerful things you can do as a leader takes almost no time at all.<p>I have a confession. I'm a pain in the ass (arse, for my colleagues speaking proper English) to work with. I thrive on impossible challenges and expect those I work with to do the same. Growing up, my …

Leadership

The Drug That Killed Michael Jackson Is Helping Us Unravel the Mystery of Consciousness - MIT Technology Review

Although doctors have been giving general anesthesia to patients for more than 150 years, the mechanism by which it puts people under is still a …

Cognitive bias cheat sheet

Information overload, lack of meaning, the need to act fast, and how to know what needs to be remembered for later.<p>Great, how am I supposed to …

Psychology

Farnsworth-Munsell 100 HueColor Vision Test | Colblindor

The Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue test is one of the most famous color vision tests available. It belongs to the group of <b>hue discrimination</b>, also called</b> …

Color Blindness

The World’s Only Instagram-Worthy Speed Bumps

You probably don’t think much about speed bumps until you see one coming up, forcing you to slow down and endure that telltale thump. India is the …

India

Bad sleep can increase your risk of Alzheimer’s

Just one night of disturbed sleep increases levels of a brain protein linked to Alzheimer’s, research has shown.<p>And a week of tossing and turning …

The Scary Way Just One Night Of Poor Sleep Can Mess With Your Brain​

​It might raise your risk of this serious condition<p>One night spent tossing and turning is enough to leave you bleary-eyed and cranky the next morning. But more serious effects of a poor’s night sleep might be lurking inside your brain, a new study from Washington University in Saint Louis …

Do Philosophers Care Too Much About Fallacies?

<i>I used to teach a course in critical thinking at Ghent University. As behooves a good skeptic, I first presented my students with the usual laundry</i> …

Critical Thinking

How to Use Three Apps at Once on the iPad in iOS 11

iOS 11 supercharges the multitasking prowess of the iPad by allowing you to use three apps at a time, rather than just a pair. This means it's easier …

Steve Jobs demanded Android-style back button for iPhone

Since it made its debut in 2007, the iPhone has relied on just one physical button for returning to the Home screen. But if Steve Jobs had his way, it would have had two.<p>The Apple co-founder and former CEO tried to convince other executives that the iPhone also needed an Android-style back button …