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An Introduction to the Study of Calculus

The branch of mathematics studies rates of change<p>Calculus is the study of rates of change. The principals behind calculus date back centuries to the …

Mathematics

Apple's head of diversity apologised for comments she made at a conference

"There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room and they're going to be diverse too because they're going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation," Young Smith said on-stage at the One Young World Summit, held in Bogotá, Colombia.<p>"Diversity is the human …

The Workplace

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

9 Experts Give Their Best Glute Training Tips<p>The Question<p>What's your best tip for building strong, great-looking glutes?<p>Bret Contreras – Strength …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Look we get it: Some exercises just aren't sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because …

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

Landscape Photography

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

EduTech: The best camera calculator apps for iPhone and iPad

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

Mathematics

34 inspiring love poems & quotes

As we celebrate the month of love, I spent my afternoon curating poems and writing on the subject. What was beautiful about this exercise is how …

This cat hanging with his boys took the best selfie of all time

It's a depressing thing, to see a picture and instantly know you aren't cool enough to hang with a cat and some dogs.<p>A selfie taken by Manny, the …

Pets

NES Classic Hacking: How to add more games to the mini Nintendo console

As clandestine computer wizardry threatens to undermine democracy, hacking is definitely in vogue right now. In more fun news, hackers have also …

Retrogaming

The women who make a living gaming on Twitch

Women battle old-fashioned sexism and new forms of harassment to become big players in the world of professional gaming<p>Two years ago Chelsea quit her job as a pharmacy technician to play video games.<p>“I went to work one day and I was like, ‘I would actually be making more money if I had stayed at …

Dreamy and Fairy Redhead Portraits by Alexandra Bochkareva

Alexandra Bochkareva is a self-taught portrait and fine-art photographer, who is inspired by onirique portraits of redhead and freckled people. She …

Photography

The declining productivity of education

US economic development has stalled. We’ve recently learned that only about half of people born around 1980 earn more today than their parents did at …

Economics

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Movement is a major character in new Broadway revival<p>4:24 p.m. Today4:24 p.m. Dec. 21, 2017<p>The administration’s tax plan will eliminate the tax …

Illustrator Turns People And Their Pets Into Cartoon Characters

American artist Robert DeJesus continues to transform strangers' photos into cartoon versions of themselves (previously here). He's done quite a few …

This Korean man's instructional video on U.S. v UK accents is glorious

American English and British English may be similar in many ways, but when it comes to pronunciation there are a whole bunch of subtle …

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

Italian Food

6 kitchen tools that will help you make restaurant-grade meat at home

But there are a number of products that can help carnivores make quality food.<p>Business Insider consulted America's Test Kitchen (ATK), home to food experts and the popular cooking show of the same name, to recommend gadgets and tools that can help make restaurant-grade meat in your own …

BBQ

The 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

To compile the ranking, OpenTable combed through 10 million reviews for restaurants that are available for booking on its site, which included more than 24,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, DC. Only restaurants with a minimum qualifying number of reviews from the last year were …

North Carolina

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7 Ways to Improve Your Writing, According to Experts

Sometimes you don’t know what you want to say. Other times you don’t know the right way to say it. And very often you can’t get your butt in the …

Writing

10 TED talks that will teach you how to sound smarter

If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic.<p>Here are TED talks from linguists, literary critics, psychologists, dictionary editors and the word-obsessed that will pique the interest of any verbivore.

Public Speaking

How to Start Submitting Your Work to Literary Journals

Literary journals are wonderful magazines that focus on publishing creative writing. Some are digital. Others are print. Some only publish literary …

HOW TO PLAN YOUR STORY PLOT FROM START TO FINISH : Story Plot Writing Tips

How to Plan Your Story Plot from Start to Finish<p>by Samantha Stone<p>A well-plotted story is engaging, a page-turner, a book your readers can't put down. …

Creative Writing

The Nintendo Universe Theory

Prologue<p>Here's the problem with all the crossover theories out there: they try to mash everyone up at one point in time, which doesn't work. Think …

Couples Who Gain Weight Together, Stay Together (Says Science)

What is an indicator of a happy and successful relationship? Couple rings? Countless couple photos on Facebook? Family and friends who get along swimmingly?<p>__According to science, the best way to tell if a couple is happily in love is by looking at their waistlines. __<p>For a period of four years, …

How maths can boost your sex life – well into your 80s

It is the news which should give class geeks everywhere a rush of blood to the head.<p>New research suggests that maths can boost people’s sex lives - even into their 80s.<p>A study by researchers at the International Longevity Centre UK think-tank found a link between the ability to perform mathematical …

If Animals Could Talk (10+ Pics)

Ever wondered what animals would say if they could talk? Then wonder no more because these awesome comics by Jimmy Craig will tell you everything …

20+ Funny Cartoons By Illustrator John Atkinson

You may remember a post we did a couple of months ago featuring illustrator John Atkinson's super-abridged versions of classic novels. Well now <b>Bored</b> …

7 Embarrassing Mistakes Even Advanced Writers Make

Your writing is a measure of your professionalism. Use these tips to ensure yours remains on point.<p>In the world of business, the quality of your writing is a large part of how others judge you--both individually and institutionally. Avoid these mistakes often committed by even advanced writers:<p><b>1.</b> …