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6 Things Alexis Ohanian Wishes Someone Had Told Him Before He Started Reddit

In remarks at Inc.'s annual GrowCo conference on Wednesday, the entrepreneur, investor, and Internet advocate divulged the most valuable lessons he's learned since hplaceholdere launched the hugely popular website in 2005.<p>After many years away,placeholder Alexis Ohanian, the serial entrepreneur, …

Startups

Instant Apps on Android are the most fascinating thing Google announced

I'm probably getting ahead of myself by writing that headline — but I can't stop thinking about the deep implications of Google's Instant Apps on Android.<p>The basic idea is simple: when you click on a link, if that link has an associated Instant App at the URL you get a tiny version of that app …

Apps

Quality coffee is in the hands of the pickers

Producing high-quality coffees is a delicate process. Every factor along the way influences the flavors that reach your cup. One of these factors is …

Coffee

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

Wanting to raise smart kids is a parent's most important job and smart doesn't necessarily mean good grades. Emotional intelligence is just as …

How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

Learn How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device you can easily make your device bloatware free by just simply removing

Introverts: You Can Fake Being Outgoing at Work. Here’s How

Introverts: Remain calm. You are fantastic — smart, observant, focused, responsible, flexible — all-around, a joy to work with. This title does not mean we think you should change your personality, because you shouldn’t. We need you, and to be honest, an all-extrovert world sounds utterly …

Self-help

This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …

Harvard

Researchers find unexpected magnetic effect

A new and unexpected magnetic effect has taken researchers by surprise, and could open up a new pathway to advanced electronic devices and even …

Nanotech

Farmers fall victim to the maddest EU subsidy shambles of them all

One of the most bizarre examples of public maladministration this country has ever known, has now taken on an even more outrageous twist. Several times, since 2005, I have chronicled the incredible shambles the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) made of the system devised to hand out to farmers the £1.6 …

Farming

A UPenn psychologist says there's one trait more important to success than IQ or talent

By "learning," I mean that every week the piano teacher would visit my parents' apartment and guide me through a classical or jazz piece, listening patiently as I plunked out the tune as best I could and politely offering suggestions for improvement.<p>I hated those lessons. I was a terrible pianist, …

Self-improvement

Mini Brains Help Scientists Understand Zika

Thousands of babies have been born with underdeveloped brains since the outbreak last year - now scientists think they know why.

Zika Virus

4 Things Doctors Wish They Knew About Infertility

About 12 percent of American women of childbearing age have trouble getting and staying pregnant, and about 7.5 percent of sexually experienced men under 44 have seen a fertility doctor, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet despite the fact that infertility is so …

Women's Health

Can you solve it? Bongard picture problems that will bongo with your brain

Spot the difference problems - with a difference!<p>The solutions are now up! Did you solve it?!<p>Hello guzzlers.<p>In the following picture the six images on the left conform to a pattern, or rule, and the six images on the right conform to a <i>different</i> pattern, or rule.<p>On the left: triangles. On the right: …

American Philosophy

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Apps

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Psychology

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

5 healthy foods that nutritionists once thought were terrible for you

It can be difficult to keep up with which foods are healthy and which aren't.<p>Here we look at five foods that have gone through the cycle of being the villains of nutritional science but are now, based on some old and some new science, apparently okay to eat again.

Nutrition

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …

Meditation

Samsung Galaxy S6 update: How to install Tyrannus Android Marshmallow custom ROM

Tutorial on how to install Tyrannus Android Marshmallow custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy S6.<p>Last month, Samsung began to roll-out Android Marshmallow to …

Information Systems

19 Pieces Of Non-Human DNA Found In Human Genome

Eight percent of your DNA is alien, in that it’s made up of non-human, viral fragments. In fact, viral fragments are often hiding within the genome …

Scientists have synthesized a 'minimal genome' with only genes necessary for life

A pioneering accomplishment in the field of genetic research could help scientists gain new insights into the very definition of life. The new …

The Future Is Not Virtual Reality -- It's Something Else

Eric Pickersgill has captured the sad essence of widespread smartphone use.<p>In a series of black and white portraits, the artist shows people using their smartphones in the real world, but he carefully omits the devices, leaving empty hands aloft in awkward positions and eyes cast downward in vacant …

Augmented Reality

The West Coast Is the World's Fifth-Largest Economy: Can It Unite to Stop Big Oil?

Solar panels installed on top of parking shade structures at Clear Channel Stadium in Lancaster, Calif., March 28, 2013. Rex Parris, Lancaster's …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a study that would change our understanding of human behavior.<p>It all started when Langer asked her research assistants to cut in front of innocent people …

Psychology

Why smart people are better off with fewer friends

Hell might actually be other people — at least if you're really smart.<p>That's the implication of fascinating new research published last month in the British Journal of Psychology. Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Psychology

Ancient DNA from Spain's 'pit of bones' could reveal the origin of Neanderthals

Homo naledi, an early human species found in South Africa.<p>New analysis of DNA from a collection of bones found in Spain – the oldest human DNA of its …

Evolution

Scientists have discovered traces of an extinct human species in the genes of modern day people

Analysis of the DNA of Melanesians has revealed that their genome retains traces of the Denisovans to an extent similar to the presence of Neanderthal genes in people of European or Asian descent.<p>Few of us are fully human, if by that you mean having a genome entirely descended from the <i>Homo sapiens</i> …

Evolution