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The 3-Day Fix to Resetting Your Gut for Good

How do you know if your internal microbiome is healthy and happy?<p>“It’s a gut feeling,” says Dr. M. Andrea Azcárate-Peril, a director at the …

Wellness

The one "fascinating" mind-training exercise Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella practices every day

Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft, seems like the type of CEO who would practice meditation religiously. In interviews and public appearances, he projects a calm, thoughtful vibe, is forever espousing the benefits of empathy and compassion, and often cautions people against the hazards of …

Mindfulness

How Can I Tell My Parents I Don’t Want The Marriage They Arranged?

"Love was a real thing, I had learned from books. And I wanted it."<p><i>Mama pours milk into the pot. She grabs a box of tea leaves and puts some in. Chai patti, we call it. I don’t know what she does next or how much of each ingredient she adds. I don’t know how long each step is supposed to take, even</i> …

Relationships

19 activities super successful people do over long weekends

With the long weekend approaching, it is interesting to look at how super successful people spend their free time. Do they totally unplug from work …

Success

Microsoft acquired an AI startup that helps it take on Google Duplex

We’re going to talk to our technology, and everyone else’s too. Google proved that earlier this month with a demonstration of artificial intelligence that can hop on the phone to book a restaurant reservation or appointment at the hair salon.<p>Now it’s just a matter of who can build that technology …

Artificial Intelligence

This Guy Heated Bath Water With Bitcoin Mining and It Worked Too Well

"Lee" used cryptocurrency mining ASICs to heat his bath, which turned the temperature up to 122 Fahrenheit.<p>For hobbyists trying to strike it rich with cryptocurrency mining, but who don’t have access to gigantic warehouses where they can park the hardware, making money means packing a bunch of very …

Bitcoin

US team invents new device that may increase smartphone battery life 100 times

A team led by an Indian-origin scientist has developed a novel device that could increase the battery life of electronic devices, such as smartphones …

Batteries

Want to Get Up to Speed on A.I.? Read These 7 Books

Books to help the curious lay person understand artificial intelligence and how it's transforming our world.<p>Ask any expert about artificial intelligence and they'll tell you it's going to radically change the world. Ask them for specifics on how and they'll probably start fighting.<p>Leading …

Singularity

The Mystery of the ‘SpaceBees’ Just Got Even Weirder

As the government investigates an unauthorized satellite launch, amateur trackers are watching the skies for clues.<p>“Perfect timing!” Mike Coletta said when he answered the phone. I called him recently to ask about some satellites currently orbiting Earth. Just then, one of them was passing over his …

Space Exploration

5 Pieces Of Advice I Would Give My 20-Year-Old Self

Apply these simple steps to get a jumpstart in life and your career.<p>I don't know many people that look back at themselves at 20 and think, "Yep, I had it all together!" Whether you were in school or working, you can probably think of a few things you'd have done differently at that age.<p>Personally, …

10 Mental Habits to Help You Solve the Toughest Problems

What all profound thinkers need to know.<p>You know who they are--the people who can view any situation and somehow pick it apart in ways that make you see solutions in a whole new way.<p>They're the people you call for advice. They're the people that seemingly have a deeper understanding of work, and …

I interviewed over 300 highly successful people about their morning routines — here are 5 things they do to have a focused and productive day, every day

Whenever you see a headline like this, there's a good chance you become immediately skeptical — and rightly so. What can this guy (who you've never heard of, as it happens) tell you about your morning routine that you don't already know, or haven't already read elsewhere?<p>It's a good question, and I …

Disclaimer: Don't use this crafty device to steal wine like we did

You don’t always know something’s a problem before someone points it out. For example, who would’ve thought that corks bother anyone? Well, I’ll tell you who: Coravin. The company went to the effort of creating an eponymous device that lets users pour wine without removing the cork.<p>Reminiscent (in …

New AI-powered Gmail feature can write emails for you

Elon Musk might think AI could lead us toward annihilation, but until that time, artificial intelligence keeps on making our lives easier. At …

Research every teacher should know: the value of student evaluation

<i>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students, but academic studies of this kind aren’t always easy to access or translate into the realities of classroom practice. This series seeks to redress that by taking a selection of studies and making</i> …

Teaching

Reiki Symbols & Their Meanings: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you practice Reiki regularly, have experienced a Reiki session, or have just heard about it, the ancient healing practice—which is based on …

10 things Warmind is adding to Destiny 2

New exotics, strikes and secrets are coming in Bungie’s next expansion<p><i>Destiny 2</i>’s new expansion, <i>Warmind</i>, launches this week. Like previous Destiny add-ons, <i>Warmind</i> promises a host of new activities for players and loot for them to earn. <i>Warmind</i> has players returning to Mars to fight against the Hive …

How two Indian startups are using big data to get ahead—and stay there

Inside a glass-fronted four-storied building in the heart of Gurugram, 150 engineers are continuously tracking a fleet of 2,500 trucks as they criss-cross the country, travelling thousands of kilometres every day.<p>Since it launched in 2014, Rivigo has built its business by solving complex logistics …

UK parks save NHS more than £111m a year, study suggests

The UK’s parks save the NHS more than £111m a year, according to a report. Regular users of parks and green spaces are likely to be healthier and make fewer visits to their GP, research by Fields in Trust suggests.<p>The charity estimates such spaces provide more than £34bn of wellbeing benefits by …

What If A Robot Made You Lunch? Now In Boston They Do At Spyce

Did we just enter the era of the Jetsons?<p>BOSTON, MA — The robots are here. And they're making lunch now.<p>A new restaurant in the heart of downtown …

Autodesk SketchBook's 'Pro' features are now free

Autodesk SketchBook is now completely free. Up until this month, certain features—the majority of the app's brush presets, for example—were only …

Autodesk

Data Dashboard UI Kit

A beautifully designed dashboard UI kit with more than 130 components.Designed and published by Creative Form Studio, this data dashboard UI kit is …

Web Design

Can you hear these silent GIFs? You may have a new form of synesthesia.

Scientists are starting to figure out why these GIFs are so damn loud.<p>Can you “hear” visual motion? If so, you’re hardly alone. There’s a huge Reddit community of 114,000-plus people who post and discuss silent videos that have the illusion of making noise.<p>And now a new study in the journal …

Amazon was just granted a patent for tracking Bitcoin transactions and selling the data to the government

Back in 2014, Amazon filed a patent for a Streaming Data Marketplace which would allow them to gather online data streams, analyze and combine them …

This robot can build your IKEA furniture

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who hate building IKEA furniture and madmen. Now, thanks to IkeaBot, the madmen can be replaced.<p>IkeaBot is a project built at Control Robotics Intelligence (CRI) group at NTU in Singapore. The team began by teaching robots to insert pins and …

Japanese Engineer Wins at Life With 28-Foot ‘Gundam’ Robot

Masaaki Nagumo aboard his bipedal robot Mononofu (via Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon)<p>Who among us hasn’t wished to join the Power Rangers or take a ride in a …

First ever neuroimaging study of people in the midst of Transcendental Meditation

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettIt is possible to pay attention effortlessly, your mind “pulled by the inherent nature of the object of experience”. In fact, …

Meditation

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

What I love about this question is that it doesn’t separate happiness from success.<p>As you alluded to in your question, you cannot have success …

IBM is doing something with quantum computing that’s never been done before

There’s no doubt that one of the most important things happening in the world of tech right now is quantum computing. It’s also one of the least …

You Can Get a 'Creativity PhD' for $49,000 a Year. Or You Could Try This Shortcut Instead

Use this technique to shake up your neuro pathways for free.<p>I suppose it was inevitable that somebody would start offering advanced degrees in abstract concepts. And sure enough: this week, University of the Arts in Philadelphia Pennsylvania announced it's new creativity PhD program aimed a …