Evan Ramasawmy

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This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

How to become a Microsoft Project power user and get paid like a boss

Whether you’re creating a fiscal plan for a hedge fund or approving construction of the next Death Star, work projects can be notoriously difficult …

German Scientists Harvest Their 1st Antarctic Salad, and It Looks Amazing

Antarctica is not the most likely place to find fresh ingredients for a salad.<p>But German scientists have just collected — and eaten — their first …

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

Nat Geo's New 'Space Projection Helmet' is an Out-of-This-World Virtual Reality Experience

Photo Credit: Eduardo Munoz/NatGeo<p>Slide 1 of 23<p>Blast off with Nat Geo!<p>For the premiere of "One Strange Rock," National Geographic has created a new …

A 200-Year-Old Idea Offers a New Way to Trace Stolen Bitcoins

Bitcoin's blockchain provides inalterable evidence, stored on thousands of computers, of every Bitcoin transaction that's ever taken place. Many of …

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

21 Borderline Genius Bullet Journal Spreads For Tracking Your Finances

Get rich or bullet journal trying.

Personal Finance

Harvard Business Review Emotional Intelligence Collection (4 Books)

Publication Date: <b>May 09, 2017</b><p>How to be human at work. HBR's Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of "Harvard Business Review." Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work …

Regular people who went undercover in jail uncovered 13 'ingenious' life hacks inmates use to survive life behind bars

When you're serving time in jail, you usually don't have access to even the most basic of amenities.<p>That means if inmates want to exercise, make birthday cake, or put on make-up, they'd have to get creative with what few resources they have.<p>The resourcefulness of inmates was one aspect of jail life …

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

The Last Barrier To Ultra-Miniaturized Electronics Is Broken, Thanks To A New Type Of Inductor

In the race for ever-improving technology, there are two related technical capabilities that drive our world forward: speed and size. These are related, as the smaller a device is, the less distance the electrical signal driving your device has to travel. As we’ve been able to cut silicon thinner, …

Nanotech

A 1788 dictionary of vulgar slang

I am having too much fun reading <i>A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue</i>, published in 1788 to provide definitions of the sort of vile, unmannerly …

The world’s first floating wind farm has already exceeded expectations

Hywind is the first commercial floating wind farm, located more than 15 miles off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland in the North Sea. Built by …

19 Excellent (Free) Apps for Mac You Should Be Using

Price doesn’t necessarily equal quality. That’s true for physical products as much as it is for software. When it comes to the Mac, there’s a wealth …

Apps

Why This Montana Farmer Grows Food Year-Round in Shipping Containers

By Isabelle Morrison<p>Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, has worn many hats. She worked in the solar power industry for 15 …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

An Archaeologist Says He's Figured Out The Secret of The Pyramids' Peculiar Alignment

How was this possible 4,500 years ago?<p>For centuries, the pyramids of Giza have puzzled researchers - not just their mysterious voids and hidden …

The best VPNs for Mac users looking for privacy

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

'Phenomenal' new X-rays of a Picasso painting reveal images the artist buried in one of his major works

Spanish artist Pablo Picasso went through great pains with many of his famous 20th-century works, and few are more well-known than those he made during his depressive "blue period," which ranged from about 1901 through 1904.<p>However, a new scientific analysis of a major yet somber blue-green Picasso …

Art

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Aspark Owl Electric Hypercar Does 0-60 MPH in 1.6 Seconds

Thanks to ultra-capacitors and hot Hoosiers<p>We offered bemused coverage of this unknown Japanese electric supercar when it first appeared at last year’s Frankfurt show claiming 2-second 0-62-mph acceleration from pretty modest-sounding power and torque output. Then the other day Aspark’s …

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it's already being prototyped

Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive.<p>Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lilium is developing the aircraft as a new form of …

New York City

NASA's 'Quiet Supersonic' Plane Could Change Airports Forever

Breaking the sound barrier was a challenge of engineering. It was also incredibly, and perhaps maddeningly, loud.<p>In the heady days after the end of …

5 common MacBook problems and how to fix them

Here are five fixes for what might be ailing your MacBook.<p>Is your Mac is starting to show signs of age and is acting strangely or feeling sluggish? Before you junk it, there might be some easy fixes to what ails it. Here are five fixes to five common Mac problems.<p>1. Startup issues<p>If your Mac fails …

Operating Systems

Add This To Your Resume After Deleting Your “Objective” Statement

A “performance summary” puts a fresh (and tech-savvy) spin on an outmoded resume feature.<p>Since most resumes are written to cast a wide net, they basically just recite everything the writer has done, but this approach dilutes the all-important data density that makes your resume discoverable. In …

Are you okay with Excel but want to become a master? Here are the 4 courses you need

<b>Microsoft Excel</b> is arguably one of the most important and widely used programs in the business world. Indeed, proficiency in Excel is often a <b>make-or-break</b> point of interest in job interviews.<p>A lot of people who grew up around computers, like most of our readers, can whip up a pie chart or two if …

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …