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The 10 Best Tips For Anyone Who Wants to Work in Science or Engineering

Even Einstein had to start somewhere.<p>In today's world of unlimited possibilities, it's pretty darn hard to know what you want to do when you 'grow …

What Skills Should Software Engineers Have for the Next Decade?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You</i> …

Beautiful equations of math and physics: my picks

A few days ago, the BBC introduced a series of posts in which they asked mathematicians and physicists to share their favorite equations. It’s a fun …

Mathematics

Chemistry just shared the scientific secret to a perfect cup of coffee

Like a daily dose of coffee, here’s your daily dose of coffee science: If your coffee tastes different from day-to-day, it’s not because of how you …

Why Can’t You Remember Your Future? Physicist Paul Davies on the Puzzlement of Why We Experience Time as Linear

The curious question of how and whether we can tell the difference between an experience and the memory of an experience.<p><i>“If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail,”</i> French philosopher Gaston Bachelard wrote in his 1929 meditation on our paradoxical experience of time, <i>“we would</i> …

Elasticity

Why it's crazy to expect Tesla to grow like a tech stock

This kind of price appreciation is based on one thing and one thing only: the conviction that Tesla will be worth much, much more in the future than it is now.<p>As such, many of the experts and analysts who follow Tesla on the financial side treat the automaker as a tech company, not as a car company.<p>…

Tesla

Meditation for Those Who Say They Can't

Are you someone who is too busy to meditate? Too stressed to relax? You just can't sit still or quiet your mind? To you who say you can't meditate this information is specifically for you.<p><i>Why</i> you should meditate:<p>1. Meditation has proven to increase grey-matter in the brain improving learning, …

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind

The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.<p>Meditation has helped me to form all …

Yoga for Scoliosis: New Research Supports Side Plank Benefits

Scoliosis affects 6 million Americans. Chances are you or someone you know has it. Either way, it’s likely you’ve heard of it. And if you’re an asana …

Yoga Poses That Can Help With Scoliosis and Why

I have scoliosis, which was discovered when I was a kid. After my growth spurt, the doctors concluded that I did not have to wear a brace or undergo …

Yoga to Cure Scoliosis

Yoga is a practice which includes certain postures, stretching of muscles and also relaxation techniques. It not only helps the muscles to get toned …

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>“I need to get motivated.”</i><p>The surprising …

33 Screenwriting Lessons from the Philosophy of Bruce Lee

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Motivation

Why I’m Leaving Engineering

I chose to study mechanical engineering because I wanted to empower people and create things. And what better way to do that than to <i>create things</i> …

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

Will LiFi Take Big Data And The Internet Of Things To A New Level?

The enormous demand for WiFi and transmissions of mass quantities of data is putting a strain on the current technologies. With the predicted exponential growth of mobile devices, by 2019 more than ten billion mobile devices will exchange 35 quintillion (1018) bytes of information each month — and …

Internet of Things

The Chemistry of Honey Reveals That It’s Really Just Bee Puke

The American Chemical Society reveals the chemistry of honey with the truth that it’s really just bee puke in an episode of <i>Reactions</i>. The video …

Slovakia to send police to help Macedonia guard its border

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia will send 25 police officers to help Macedonia guard the Balkan country’s borders strained by migrants flooding to the European Union, Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Tuesday.<p>Syrian refugees struggle to enter Macedonia through a narrow border crossing as …

European Union

A Swiss watchmaker is mocking Apple with a $25,000 mechanical timepiece

According to Hodinkee, a watch blog, only 50 units are being made. The full name of the watch is the Swiss Alp Watch.<p>The high-end watch industry has had mixed reactions to the Apple Watch, which can cost up to $17,000 (£13,000) in the rose gold configuration.<p>The CEO of Swatch dismissed the Apple …

Apple Watch

A Math Nerd's Guide to Slicing Pizza

In a new paper, mathematicians have figured out new techniques to segment a pie equally.<p>For me, pizza is often the solution to a stressful day. For a math wiz, however, a pie can serve a very different purpose: it’s a problem waiting to be solved.<p>There’s a growing body of pizza-related mathematical …

Unique phononic filter could revolutionize signal processing systems

A unique filtering technology that combines light and sound waves on a single chip is expected to better detect radar and communications …

Masters of Habit: Rituals, Lessons and Quotes From Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. Known as the last of the "Five Good Emperors," Aurelius was not born into power, but rather was adopted (his biological father died when he was three years old). Historians refer to him as a kind ruler who was incredibly loyal to his duty to serve …

Why mathematician John Nash was a genius

The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash, who died with his wife in a car crash in New Jersey on Sunday, has rightly been described as a …

Spooky Quantum Action Might Hold the Universe Together

Author: Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.10.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 …

Fibonacci clock: can you tell the time on the world's most stylish nerd timepiece?

Hipster chronometer uses squares inside a golden rectangle to tell the time, and even doubles as a lava lamp.<p>Don’t you find clock faces quite aggressive, their hands and numbers constantly reminding you of the passing of the time?<p>If so, this beautiful invention is for you.

Brain science: the answer to helping primary pupils cope with exam stress

Teacher Network,Teaching tips,Education,US education,Australian education,Schools,Primary schools,Private schools,Teaching,Sats,Exams,Pupil behaviour<p>As Sats approach, exam pressure can block memory when students need it most. Here’s the neuroscience behind boosting test performance

Education

How to win any argument: pseudo-scientific neuro-gibberish

If you’re hoping to win an argument this week, try talking neuro-gibberish. Irrelevant neuroscience information – or “neurobabble” – makes for the most convincing scientific explanations, according to researchers at Villanova University and the University of Oregon.<p>Scientists gave a group of 385 …