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Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

A Canadian woman was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison after attempting to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into Australia on …

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Great Leaders Do This One Thing Exceptionally Well

Part of being a great leader is being able to communicate effectively, and that includes being a good listener. Here are 3 ways to strengthen your listening muscles.<p>Of all the communication skills, listening is by far the most underrated. There are countless books and courses on how to be a better …

Box Breathing: The Mindfulness Technique Navy Seals Use

Welcome to App Saturdays! (*insert jazz hands*) Every Saturday we’ll feature an app we love, telling you what it can do and why it’s awesome.<p>Our brains have a great way of never shutting up. Just search Mindfulness in the App Store and you’ll see that people are actively looking for ways to relax, …

Mindfulness

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: These 10 free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn about the …

Happiness

4 Innovation Lessons From Albert Einstein

Einstein was truly a genius, but he was also much more.<p>When we think of Albert Einstein, we inevitably conjure up images of the icon rather than the man. We see Einstein with his wild hair and his tongue sticking out or Einstein as a playful old man, riding a bicycle. We remember his cheerful …

The last of Hubble’s Frontier Fields

With a final observation of remote galaxy cluster Abell 370, the Hubble Space Telescope’s mind-stretching Frontier Fields program came to an end.<p>The …

Ask Ethan: How Far Is The Edge Of The Universe From The Farthest Galaxy?

When we look out into the Universe, there’s light everywhere we can see, for as far as our telescopes are capable of looking. But at some point, there’s a limit to what we’ll encounter. One limit is set by the cosmic structure that forms in the Universe: we can only see the stars, galaxies, etc., …

17 Remarkably Inspiring Quotes for Leaders and Managers

As we all know, being a leader or manager is not easy. Here are some words of wisdom to inspire you.<p>As we all know, being a leader is not easy. Managers and leaders alike have to coordinate multiple facets of an organization, seamlessly keeping it on its feet no matter what obstacles you might …

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

Happy people do these 11 special things (according to psychologists)

When you think about it, it’s our habits that define us. Our habits can either make us happier and more successful or they can thwart us from …

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

16 incredible quotes from 16 incredible books that got us through 2016

If there is one thing to celebrate from 2016, a year that has been very objectively and very scientifically determined to be a large, blazing garbage …

4 old books for the new year

We are already inundated with lists of books published in the past year or about to be published. So I'm going to do something different: I'm going …

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

Machine learning helped create a new map of the human brain (Tomorrow Daily 396 show notes)

Machine Learning

8 science-backed ways to be more attractive

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but research has found that there are certain commonalities that seem to make people more attractive than others.<p>We've rounded up some of the more compelling science behind this, but keep in mind that a lot of psychological research is heterosexually biased, so …

Research

Largest ever map of the universe points to mysterious ‘dark energy’

The largest ever 3D map of the universe strengthens astronomers’ belief that three quarters of the cosmos is made of an unknown substance: ‘dark energy’<p>It is hard to know whether it’s a success or a failure but modern astronomy tells us that almost three quarters of the universe is in the form of …

15 Ways to Cut Hundreds Of (Empty) Calories a Day

Because when you’re trying to get lean, every calorie counts<p>Five hundred calories from Little Debbie Swiss Rolls affect your body much differently than the same number in the form of roasted chicken with a side of kale.<p>In fact, when people added 500 calories of peanuts a day to their diet for 8 …

Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)

Tired of the corporate rat race? You can do these jobs just as easily overseas while reporting only to yourself.<p>Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I’ve been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while …

Scientists Made 4 Clones of Dolly The Sheep - Here's What Happened to Them All

Meet Debbie, Denise, Dianna, and Daisy.<p>On July 5, 1996, Dolly the sheep became the world's first ovine (sheepy) superstar.<p>She was the first mammal …

What Is the Biggest Thing in the Universe?

In space, we're used to dealing with large distances and objects. In the cosmic scheme of things, Earth is small. Even in our solar system, we are …

20 Authors’ First Books to Read in Your Twenties

Is there any better time to be a reader than in your twenties?<p>Freed from the assigned reading lists of the first two decades of your life, but with plenty of room left in your brain for new stories and ideas, you may never be more receptive to the book that will change your life than you are in …

Achieving Maximum Productivity: 4 Easy Steps to Instantly Increase Your Efficiency

Become the person and professional of your dreams by making better use of your time.<p>Productivity is all about integration. Individuals often mentally divide up several aspects of their life into separate categories and then find themselves short of time to allocate to each section.<p>No matter your …

Memory Doubled By Playing These Sounds During Sleep - PsyBlog

These sounds played during sleep can enhance both memory and sleep.<p>Sounds played during sleep can enhance memory and may even benefit sleep, recent …

Brainwaves

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal setting, here's what the high achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …