Julius Ambrose

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Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

13 Incredible Facts to Help You Unleash the Power Of Your Mind

The road to evolution starts with understanding the power of your mind.<p>Successful people create their own reality wisely using the power of the brain to create the outcomes they want in life. They truly believe they can achieve anything they set their mind to.<p>Irrespective of their current …

Google Maps Driving Mode Is Your Essential In-Car AI

You’re probably used to getting turn-by-turn directions to your next destination with Google Maps, but there’s also a pretty-well-hidden Driving Mode …

Are smartphones manipulating your brain? Scientists reveal terrifying truth behind our screen habits

A research paper has determined that when it comes to looking at the "big picture", the human brain is more capable of inferring broader ideas and …

How to Enable 2-Step Verification in Gmail

In light of the recent security issues surrounding Meltdown and Spectre, we refreshed this content in January 2018.<p>Security breaches happen. This one …

Authentication

Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem

Boosting your ego won’t make you feel better. Instead, try talking to yourself like you would your best friend.<p>In 1986, California state assemblyman John Vasconcellos came up with what he believed could be “a vaccine for major social ills” like teen pregnancy and drug abuse: a special task-force to …

Psychology

For-Profit Prisons: American Slavery, Under New Management

With U.S. crime down yet prisoners up, and private prisons raking in billions off their labor, it's becoming increasingly clear that American slavery …

Criminology

Bee model could be breakthrough for robot development - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have created a computer model of how bees avoid hitting walls – which could be a breakthrough in the …

What No One Tells You About Having Anxiety

"The fear of anxiety can also cause it."<p>Keep this in mind the next time you think someone with anxiety is just "worrying too much."<p>The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 40 million American adults, can touch multiple facets of a person's life. Not only does it come with crippling …

Mental Health

Switzerland might be ending banking as we know it

I can pretty much guarantee you that the biggest story not being covered in the traditional business press right now is that Switzerland is holding a referendum later this year to consider ending fractional reserve banking (!).<p>Yes, you read that correctly. That paragon of the banking industry is …

Great Depression

There is now an app that buzzes your phone every time the police kill a person in the US

Police officers in the US have killed 48 people since the new year began three weeks ago, according to the Guardian. A new app aims to keep those numbers personal by pinging phones with a sobering notification: the name, and nothing more, of the most recent person killed by cops.<p>The app, called …

Archives

Forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 Benchmarks Leak

Samsung is gearing up to release its next big flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress tradeshow next month. But as is usual with flagship product releases in this info-overloaded age, a few tidbits of intel have leaked out ahead of the official reveal.<p>The latest …

Google's creepy plan to kill the password

In the grab bag of Google/Alphabet's big projects for 2016 is Project Abacus. It's basically the company's plot to kill the password in cold blood, by replacing it with smartphone user authentication via an uncrackable collection of biometric readings.<p>Abacus would lock or unlock devices and apps …