Jacques Mathieu

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There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

7 steps to master Machine Learning with python

In this article I am going to give you the 7 steps to success to become a master in machine learning.<p>There are many Python machine learning resources …

Machine Learning

How Elon Musk Comes Up With Epic Ideas? A Simple Strategy, Actually

If you want to achieve epic goals like Elon Musk, pursue many varying interests at the same time.<p>If you want to achieve goals on the same level as Elon Musk, Thomas Edison, Marie Curie, Steve Jobs, or IDEO CEO Tim Brown, pursue many varying interests at the same time.<p>Pursuing a number of diverse …

Creativity

How Startups Are Solving A Decades-Old Problem In Education

In 1984, educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom published research on a new method of teaching, commonly called Bloom’s 2 Sigma Problem. Wikipedia summarizes it: “The average student tutored one-to-one using mastery learning techniques performed two standard deviations better than students who …

WalkCar Personal Transport: Haul-U - Technabob

We already have a wealth of options for traveling short distances in urban areas. Bicycles, skateboards and scooters are getting smaller and lighter, …

Top scientists start to examine fiddled global warming figures

The Global Warming Policy Foundation has enlisted an international team of five distinguished scientists to carry out a full inquiry<p>Last month, we are told, the world enjoyed “<b>its hottest March since records began in 1880</b>”. This year, according to “US government scientists”, already bids to outrank …

New concept in solar energy poised to catch on across US

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too …

Solar Power

Vice Wars: How 3-D Printing Will Revolutionize Crime

Right now, the world’s three largest illicit trades are drugs, exotic species and arms, and roughly in that order. Drugs are by far the biggest category, accounting for slightly less than 1 percent of global commerce or, according to a 2003 UN report, $321.6 billion dollars a year. Exotic species, …

What code should one learn

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to think about our plans for 2015. Learning how to code may be in your list of resolutions, and why wouldn’t it …

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Some time back I did a seafood version of the honey garlic flavors from crispy honey garlic chicken. It did pretty well. People seem to like the …

Cooking

15 Foods to Add to Your Diet in 2015

<b>1. Matcha tea:</b><p>Haven't heard of Matcha tea yet? You will. Matcha tea is the dried leaves of<p>green tea ground into a powder. Before the leaves hit the ground however, they are shaded for 30 days to increase their chlorophyll production. That means that when you drink Matcha, you are literally drinking …

The problems with capitalism, as explained by a Minecraft hedge fund manager

<i>Minecraft</i> is a video game about placing blocks, but when Microsoft paid $2.5 billion for its developer Mojang, it wasn't just buying virtual Lego. It was buying a tool powerful enough to map entire countries, it was buying a way of involving citizens in public space design, and it was buying a …

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

When it comes to getting the most out of your workout, you have to care for the muscles that heave all of those heavy weights, too<p>When you think of flexibility, it's likely that the first things that come to mind are touching your toes, or stretching your hamstrings. Unfortunately, those are often …

The Only Three Hair Products Men Should Use

If you don't know your gels from your pomades, you're not alone.<p>The world of men's hair product is daunting, but don't be afraid. We've distilled it down to three basic categories that should suit any kind of hair.<p>No matter what kind of hair you have, at least one of these products is bound to tame …

How Smart Learners Stay Smart: 16 Ways To Stay On The Cutting Edge

Everybody wants to be smarter. Unfortunately, not all of us will get there. There is a distinct line between smart learners and those who just learn. The former become “students of the game;” they learn <i>how</i> to learn and in doing so broaden their own perspectives through self-discovery. The latter …

8 Great Chrome Extensions to Transform your 'New Tab' Page

The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs?<p>Here are eight great Chrome New Tab page extensions to beautify, redesign or put your new tab page to work.<p>My personal …

How man’s best friend could hold the key to anti-ageing

Scientists are targeting a new set of recruits to test anti-ageing drugs: pet dogs. And according to their plans, not any old pooch will do. The researchers want to concentrate their trials on large canines. Golden retrievers, labradors and German shepherd dogs will do nicely.<p>The researchers are …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

Wait, So Certain Foods Can Make You Smarter?

Hold off on cramming fish down your high-school junior's throat every night till the SATs. Everyone's claiming they've got brain foods for you these days, but what does science have to say about what'll actually feed your noggin, and what's just bunk?<p>Remember when a “complete breakfast” consisted …

4 Foods That May Shorten Your Life

Everyone wants to know the secret to living longer. There’s no telling what exactly helps some people make it to 100, but healthy eating is one thing …

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The Surprising Truth About Where New Jobs Come From

“Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” Hillary Clinton said last week in Boston. “You know that old theory, trickle-down economics. That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly. One of the things my husband says when people …

Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

And it has $120 million in new funding to push it forward<p>Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread …

7 Steps to Becoming an Expert in Your Field

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're a one-person consulting business or a 250-person manufacturing operation, you've spent years developing the knowledge that made your company a success. Why not maximize the return on your knowledge by leveraging it gain …

Customers

How to Beat Online Price Discrimination

A new study found that major e-commerce retailers show some users different prices or a different set of results.<p>Do you think you can find the lowest …

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How to Get Respect: 5 Points Backed by Science

<b>We all want to know how to get respect.</b><p>Research shows respect is key to both your love life and your career.<p>But it’s difficult. Others size you up …

Mercury alert: Is canned tuna safe?

This is of particular concern for young children, whose nervous system, brain, heart, kidneys and lungs are all susceptible to the harmful effects of …