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The Harvard Classics: A Free, Digital Collection

During his days as Harvard's influential president, Charles W. Eliot made a frequent assertion: If you were to spend just 15 minutes a day reading …

Guns kill people in the US because we pervert the Second Amendment

America’s gun violence, like our grief in Oregon, seems to know no bounds, no limits, no end. The reason is deadly simple: our very lives are chained to a constitutional amendment that is willfully misinterpreted by many and perverted by gun rights advocates for political ends.<p>Oregon killings: US …

14 horrible things that could happen if we colonize Mars

From the extreme cold to the deadly radiation, there are many traits about Mars that make it inhospitable.<p>Here are some of the main obstacles to surviving — and colonizing — the fourth rock from the sun.

Here's how inflation can happen in 15 minutes

So-called "money printing" is seen as a certain path to inflation. The Fed has printed almost $4 trillion since 2008. Yet inflation (at least as measured by official statistics) is barely noticeable. With so much money around, where's the inflation?<p>This conundrum has several answers. The first is …

Sex In 2050: More Robots, Less Humans

Ever been titillated by T-1000? Aroused by R2-D2? Got a burning desire for Bishop? Then get ready for the new robo-sexual frontier, because a recent …

A clinical psychologist explains why people are getting FOMO

The fear of missing out is an old—actually an ancient—fear, being triggered by the newest form of communication: social media.<p>Our survival as an individual within a tribe, and thus our survival as a species, once hinged on our being aware of threats both to ourselves and to the larger group.<p>To be …

Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat

Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as research has revealed that they had impressively healthy teeth.<p>Scientists appointed by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii have used CAT scans to examine 30 Pompeii inhabitants who were …

Learn today's key programming languages to kick-start your coding career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Today's increasingly tech savvy job market is a wealth of opportunity for those who know key programming languages, like …

More Evidence Life Could Have Come From Beyond

A new study reveals bacteria can survive atmospheric entry<p><i>Lithopanspermia.</i><p>The word is a mouthful but it represents one of the most intriguing theories about the origin of life on Earth. Quite literally, it means life began from an extraterrestrial source and came here by hitching a ride on a rock, …

9 Cool Things You Might Not Know About Sunflowers

There's a specific time of day when these classic yellow blooms are at their peak.<p>When it comes to these classic yellow blooms, there's way more than meets the eye.

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The Easy Way To Decide What Color To Paint A Space

Holding up paint chips to your wall is so outdated.<p>There's a lot of careful consideration that goes into choosing the right paint color for a space. Sometimes, you have to just go for it. Or, you can save your self the headache of repainting by giving this (fairly easy) trick a try:<p>First, take a …

10 Hanging Planters to Perk Up an Empty Corner

If there's room for a hook, there's room for a plant.<p>If there's room for a hook, there's room for a plant.

40 More 1 Bedroom Home Floor Plans

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Shako Gurgenidze<p>This small one bedroom has a colorful kitchen and tiny balcony, making it perfect for a young couple.<p>2 |<br>• Designer: …

Futuristic eyeglasses darken when you lose concentration

Though computers and other devices have improved our ability to stay connected and informed, they've most certainly harmed our ability to focus. With text messages, email alerts and news flashes whizzing at us from the sides of our screens, it's getting harder and harder to concentrate on one thing …

Four tech stocks flying under the radar

Investors seeking technology plays might want to stay home. While the U.S. market beckons with such heavyweights as Apple, Netflix and Facebook, smaller Canadian peers fly under the radar. Some are newly listed stocks waiting to be discovered by analysts, while others are forgotten names earning a …

Japan's New Nintendo 3DS TV ad gives Link, Mario and Pikachu amazing J-pop makeovers

In an effort to promote next week's Japanese launch of the New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo's recruited singer and model Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to highlight the system's cute, customizable backing plates that add patterns, pops of color and Nintendo characters to the hardware. Nintendo has also given the …

Samsung SD590C curved display aims for gamers

Would that you were a gamer right this minute, you’re likely not using a gaming-oriented Samsung display. That may very well change in the near …

Can One Dose Of Antidepressant Lead To Changes In Your Brain?

It is estimated that up to 1 in 10 adults suffer with depression. Medications for treating depression can be effective, yet certain medications which are taken for depression such as SSRIs, (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may take up to a month or longer before patients begin to …

Vive

Having trouble keeping track when you’ve had one too many? Sounds like Vive, a new smart wearable, might help you out.<p>Vive monitors your biometrics related to alcohol consumption and will alert your friends when you can’t control your own last call. The goal of this band is to send your party group …

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10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Here's What You Can Earn At The 20 Top Tech Companies

We've heard of senior engineers getting a base salary of $160,000, with stock options and other benefits on top. Some interns are earning 7,000 a month, which amounts to $84,000 a year.<p>So we sifted through job-hunting site Glassdoor to find the best-paying jobs listed on that site, at the best tech …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

Endless Skyscraper Proposes a Vertical City in a Single Structure

The skyscrapers of the future aren't going to just be buildings, but will function as vertical cities. That's according to SURE Architecture, at least. <i>Endless City</i> is a fascinating proposal that transforms the skyscraper into an upright ecosystem. It's a mixed-use tower that is wrapped in huge …

Charged: High-Tech Summer Essentials

Whether your summer plans have you headed overseas for a safari or only as far as the backyard, smart tech is getting more clever and more seasonally conscious. From air conditioners that know when you're on your way home and can be operated by smartphones to speakers that can hold their own in the …

The 10 Best Shows You Can Only Watch Online

This year, more than ever, television has provided plenty of shows to occupy our time during the summer months. Still, it’s not as much TV as we want …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

5 Lost Images Found Hidden Beneath Famous Paintings

This week, scientists discovered something totally new about one of Picasso's most famous works: It was covering up another painting. But this wasn't …