Jamie Peterson

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My Brain’s Stronger Than Your Brain

In a recent episode of The Tim Ferris Show (my favorite podcast, behind The Productivity Show, of course), Tim Ferris interviews Arnold …


The Most Colorful Artworks We've Seen This Year

Awe-inspiring color explosions.<p>Artist Kim Keever's color explosions are awe-inspiring...and so is the method behind them. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com

New York City

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

Small Spaces

How-To: Fancy Faux Agate Coasters

If you’re going to use coasters, make them mini works of nature-inspired art! Wow your guests with a set of fancy DIY faux agate coasters.<p>Polymer clay is a delightfully versatile material to have around the craft room, and, in addition to the usual beads and jewelry, it can also be used to create …

With Amazon’s New Device, You Can “Buy With 1-Click” IRL

SCARY: spend your $$ online without touching a single screen.<p>So if you're out of say, diapers, you'd tap your Huggies Dash Button and expect a package to arrive within 48 hours.<p>Don't worry about button-happy babies ordering 112 units of paper towels. After the Dash Button is tapped the second time …

Smart Homes

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

The 15 smartest US presidents of all time

In 2006, University of California at Davis psychology professor Dean Simonton completed a comprehensive study examining the "intellectual brilliance" of 42 US presidents.<p>The top 15 who appear on this list were compiled by Libb Thims— an American engineer who compiles high IQ scores as a hobby — …

James Madison

Artificial Pancreas Is Being Tested for Overnight Use in Type 1 Diabetes

<b>Commentary by: Carol Levy, MD</b><p>A big challenge for people with type 1 diabetes is managing blood sugar (or glucose) levels when they are asleep. Dips …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

Education Department Will Meet With Student Debt Strikers

A senior Education Department official will meet Tuesday with former students of the collapsed for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges who are refusing to pay back their student loans.<p>The department has largely remained silent as the Corinthian "debt strike," which has expanded from 15 to 100 …

Higher Education

Wall Street’s new student loan scheme: Subprime loans are coming to financial aid

<b>(Sean Pavone, Krivosheev Vitaly via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Slimy new loan options proliferate, as Wall Street looks to do for education what it did to the economy<p>Jeff Bryant<p>March 30, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Wall Street wants to own your education destiny.<p>To the old saying about "death and taxes," you can now …