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8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

Humanity

Six free ways to make yourself smarter in 2016

<b>1. The Science of Happiness</b><p><b>Offered by:</b> University of California, Berkeley<p><b>What</b>: The course provides a “basic overview of what researchers from …

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015

Everybody loves TED. Here are my favorite talks of the year.<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where …

Public Speaking

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Flipboard Reads Star Wars Fans Will Love

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters this week. The fanfare unites both Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader supporters alike with dazzling red carpet debuts, theories and sneak peeks. Ever since it was announced that J.J. Abrams was set to direct Episode 7, many have worried whether or not he …

Piracy group nearly gives up on cracking Just Cause 3, warns of bleak future

Pirates foresee anti-piracy software becoming too tough to solve in a fast enough time<p>A major piracy group just about threw in the towel trying to crack <i>Just Cause 3</i> on PC, and bemoans a future, coming very soon, where "there will be no free games to play in the world."<p>Who's to say if 3DM, a forum …

Classic Pictures From the Oscars

How people Photoshopped before Photoshop

Photoshop before Photoshop<p>100 years of manipulating images without computers<p>1856-57<p>c. 1855<p>1857<p>Almost as soon as the science of photography was …

Photo Manipulation

Even insured consumers get hit with surprisingly large medical bills

After Pam Durocher was diagnosed with breast cancer, she searched her health insurer's website for a participating surgeon to do the reconstructive surgery.<p>Having done her homework, she was stunned to get a $10,000 bill from the surgeon.<p>"I panicked when I got that bill," said the 60-year-old …

Health Care

Why oil shortage fears were wrong

The best reads from around the web, including failed fuel predictions, an audacious computer hack and the language of bird song.<p><b>Business</b> <br>Marissa Mayer, what happened?<p><i>Nicholas Carlson | New York Times | 17 December 2014</i> <br>How Yahoo went from a company worth $128 billion to a company worth nothing at …

Marissa Mayer