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Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally different experiences and yet the science of them is very much the same." --Curtiss Murphy, founder of GiGi Games<p>If you can distract that chatterbox of this nosy bossy, the …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

10 Awesome Apps For Investors And Wall Streeters On The Road

So, what to do for those who want to keep tabs on what's going on overseas — where markets will be open for business as usual?<p>Luckily, investors with smartphones or tablets have their choice of apps to keep them up to speed while away from their desks.<p>We went through nearly 100 finance-related …

Asia’s richest man sells China to buy Europe—but maybe he should pay his Aussie tax bill first

Li Ka-Shing, the octogenarian billionaire known as “Superman” for his business savvy, is offloading assets in China to buy more in Europe in a characteristically super-sized fashion. He’s planning to sell or take public various companies and investments in Hong Kong and mainland China that could …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …