Joel Baer

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Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

The cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman uses evolutionary game theory to show that our perceptions of an independent reality must be illusions.<p>As we …

Meet NGC 4889, The Galaxy With A Black Hole The Size Of Our Solar System

It’s common for galaxies to have black holes at their center. In fact, our own galaxy has a pretty big one at the center. But nothing will quite prepare you for the size of NGC 4889, a galaxy with a black hole at the center nearly the size of our solar system.<p>Recently photographed by the Hubble, …

Black Holes

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Friday.<p><b>1. Major world powers taking part in a meeting of the International Syria Support Group agreed to implement a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria,</b> US Secretary of State John Kerry announced from Munich on Thursday.<p><b>2. A team of scientists</b> …

Class Action

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Harvard Business School

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Physics

Gamma Ray Delay May Be Sign of 'New Physics'

Delayed gamma rays from deep space may provide the first evidence for physics beyond current theories.<p>The MAGIC (Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging …

Top 10 KDnuggets tweets, Sep 1-7

The one language a #DataScientist must master (it is not R, #Python or #SQL); 60+ Free #ebooks on #BigData, #DataScience, #DataMining, …

Top 10

​One Small Optical Chip, One Giant Leap for Quantum Computing

“We carried out a year's worth of experiments in a matter of hours.”<p>Today marked the unveiling of a reprogrammable optical chip that is capable of processing photons in an infinite variety of ways. This development marks a massive step toward the realization of a quantum computer capable of wildly …

Quantum Computing