James Bogdan

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Why Multitasking Is Bad For Our Brains

<i>Ben Slater is Sales & Marketing Director at Seed, a platform that applies marketing automation and data science to hiring. Follow @BenJHSlater. This post first appeared on the Seed Jobs blog.</i><p>How many browser tabs do you have open right now?<p>I’m guessing it’s over 10, maybe 20. Some may be for …

Time Management

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

Twitch teams up with HBO to stream Silicon Valley

Nerds on nerds on nerds<p>How do you get millennials who don't have a cable subscription to care about HBO? Bring it to them through the trusted Trojan horse of video games, of course. Next Wednesday, April 8th, the premier episode of <i>Silicon Valley</i> will stream on Twitch. That's the company that built …

Silicon Valley

How Farming on Mars May Help Us Farm Earth

In case this week’s report on NASA’s successful experiment growing lettuce on the International Space Station left you wondering what all the fuss was about—consider the implications. Mars One is scheduled to launch four humans to the red planet in 2025–people who will live their remaining days as …

Space Science

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

The science is in: God is the answer

Research shows kids raised with spirituality are happier and healthier in the vulnerable teen years. Why aren’t we all signing up?<p>Eighteen years ago, …

Psychology

Proving Einstein wrong with 'spooky' quantum experiment

Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it's one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong.<p>That's what a team at Griffith University and the University of Tokyo in Japan did this week, showing that a weird phenomenon — in which …

Quantum Mechanics

30 never-before-seen species of flies discovered in Los Angeles

Scientists have found 30 never-before-seen species of flies buzzing about in the city of Los Angeles.<p>The discovery suggests that we know less about the diversity of our winged neighbors than was previously thought.<p>The flies are all members of the phorid family, and were captured in 30 insect traps …

Zoology

The Nasa team keeping tabs on intergalactic death rays

A space mission tracking the most violent explosions in the Universe has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Richard Hollingham discovers how Swift has changed our view of the cosmos.<p>You do not want to get in the way of a gamma ray burst.<p>“They’re the most luminous, high energy explosions that …

Universe

Your guests can now use Google Chromecast without a Wi-Fi password

Google Chromecast now has a guest mode to allow users to stream content from a mobile device to the TV without needing a Wi-Fi password.<p>This means …

Facebook’s 10-Year Plan To Become The Matrix

Facebook doesn’t want to live in your analog world. It wants you to move farther into its digital one.<p>In 10 years, Facebook would like anyone, anywhere, to be able to strap on a virtual reality headset and share moments with friends and family across the world. It’s the vision of a digital utopia …

Ford announces electric bike project to make city journeys smarter

The automaker's e-bike experiment has debuted at MWC 2015.<p>Ford's prototype electric bicycles have been debuted at Mobile World Congress as part of …

ZeroLemon’s slim portable solar charger takes care of your charging needs for good

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Who …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>shutterstock<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use …

Entrepreneurs Are Changing The Future Of Education By Starting New Schools In New Orleans

For the past four years, Matt Candler has obsessed over students, families and teachers, despite the existing, outdated school system around them. Finally with 44 education startups under his belt, he’s starting to see the future of schools change in ways he had only imagined with 4.0 Schools, a …

Education