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Why These 9 Items Are Vital for Running in Winter

When it comes to knowing what to wear for running in winter, there are a few items you always need—and I can tell you that from experience. Last …

Clothing

Here’s Exactly When You Need to Start Training for Spring Marathons and Half Marathons

Make sure you’re preparing for your chosen distance with this handy timeline.<p>It takes time to properly train for a marathon or half marathon. <i>Runner’s World</i> recommends 16 weeks to train for a marathon and at least 10 weeks for a half marathon. To help you get to your finish line healthy and …

An Introduction to the Study of Calculus

The branch of mathematics studies rates of change<p>Calculus is the study of rates of change. The principals behind calculus date back centuries to the …

Mathematics

The Simple Rule That Tells You Where to Put Your Retirement Money

IRAs. Roth IRAs. 401(k)s. SEP IRAs. Simple IRAs.<p>Considering all the different types of retirement accounts can get a little dizzying. With all these …

Retirement

8 Genetic Mutations That Can Give You 'Superpowers'

Why some humans have an edge.<p>More than 99 percent of your genetic information is exactly the same as every other person on the planet. Your genes …

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

T. Rowe Price Insights - Four Options to Manage an Old 401(k)

You have four options for what to do with an old 401(k) account. What’s right for you depends on whether you’re changing jobs or retiring from your …

Deep learning and neural networks

Have you ever toyed with the idea of what machine learning actually does? If machine learning is a pack horse for information processing, a neural …

Machine Learning

A Breakthrough Oxygen Therapy May Be Able to Reverse Brain Damage

Less Oxygen, Better Health?<p>Though the medical community has made remarkable strides in recent years, a number of neurological diseases remain …

The Freshman's Dream: A Crash Course In Linear Functions

I’ve been grading calculus exams this week, and even though my students did quite well overall there were a couple of errors that I see every semester. Errors that make mathematicians’ heads explode. Like, how-are-you-in-calculus-if-you-think-this-is-true types of errors.<p>One of these is popularly …

Mathematics

The enormous power of the unconscious brain

A lot of the things we do in everyday life don’t need to involve our conscious mind. In many cases, the more we use it, the less effective we become.<p>If you don’t think the act of stacking and shuffling a set of cups could boggle your mind, watch the video below. In it, neuroscientist David Eagleman …

How Your Brain Reacts To Change

What drives our behavior during moments of change and how best to handle it.<p>Dealing with change can be incredibly unsettling, especially in the workplace. But understanding the neuroscience behind our behavior–how and why our brains work the way they do–offers insight into just what’s happening in …

Why Visualization Might Be The Missing Habit For Your Success

<i>Visualizing my future and enjoying views of the Padang Bai beach, Bali, Indonesia.</i><p>Imagine it with all the details, how does it look, smell, sound, feel? What emotions you'd have, how would you look, what would you do? Make it as realistic as possible and truly believe into it. Practising …

How to Develop a Psychology of Resilience

<i>“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.” —</i> Henry David …

Scientists discover neural mechanisms that indicate that we actively forget as we learn

They say that once you’ve learned to ride a bicycle, you never forget how to do it. But new research suggests that while learning, the brain is …

The Brain

Here's how you can lucid dream

To the unfamiliar, lucid dreaming might sound like a parlor trick. But the ability to recognize and control your own dreams is far from a trick for many. It is a documented phenomenon with a number of potential benefits: Studies suggest that practicing it can improve recall and problem-solving …

Jeff Bezos On How To Have a Beginner's Mind

<i>I’ve published a lot of words this week, including a</i> <i>feature in the current issue of</i> Fortune <i>on the evolution of Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon (amzn), as a</i> …

How to put your mind—as well as your body—to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed.• <b><br>9:00</b>: Be in bed.• <b><br>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping.• <b><br>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping.• <b><br>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why aren’t you asleep? You know what happens when you can’t sleep. Well, you just keep thinking about sleep. I mean wait, don’t think about sleep! …

Mind

'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking

Entrepreneur, TV host and small business expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brainstorming. Problem solving. Creative thinking. These are all words that are closely related to entrepreneurship. However, you would be surprised to know that even successful business …

Creativity

JavaScripts: The definitive guide

Before starting your search for a JavaScript charts package, you need to know that creating good data visualizations (dataviz) is a huge time investment if you are planning to build a serious application. Having clear answers to questions like what exactly your dataviz is going to achieve, on which …

Data Visualization

A Key Mechanism that Could Improve Brain Function

<b>A research team, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, has broken new ground in our</b> …

10 best Austin dive restaurants for damn good food at a good price

Dive restaurants have an inexplicable allure. Cozy and inexpensive, there’s an unpretentious approach to everything offered, from eclectic vibes to …

Scientists identify 'ground zero' for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have identified "ground zero" for Alzheimer’s in the brain: the place the disease appears to strike first and a region they say may be more important to keep sharp than previously thought.<p>The locus coeruleus, a small part of the brainstem, is the first region of the brain to exhibit tau …

Neuroscience

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for free?<p>Books<p>You can always borrow physical books at the library, but if you have a phone—or better yet, an e-reader—you …

Grateful Dead

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Teaching

24 Ways To Save, Find And Earn Extra Money With Minimal Effort

What would you do with an extra $100*? Maybe you would go to a concert or treat friends to a round of drinks? I would probably spend it on food. Whatever you would choose we can all agree that a crisp $100-bill would be nice. Probably not life changing, but nice.<p>With this in mind peruse the list of …

Credit Karma

Scientists Discover a Key Mechanism That Could Prevent Alzheimer's-Related Memory Loss

It's about blocking the right proteins at the right time.<p>We're seeing some exciting progress being made in the fight against neurodegenerative …

Deep Learning on Hadoop 2.0

The Data Science team in Boston is working on leveraging cutting edge tools and algorithms to optimize business actions based on insights hidden in …

Deep Learning

A New Kind of Computer Chip Could Soon Make Your Smartphone Way More Powerful

And it could save you some battery too.<p>Your smartphone is already pretty smart. Chances are it has a GPU (for graphics) and a CPU (for everything else) packed into its tiny microchip brain. Those two parts alone make it more powerful than entire desktop PCs from only a decade or so ago, but a new …

Computer Science

Lumosity let you down? 7 proven strategies to keep your brain sharp

If you want to protect your brain, you don't need an app for it.<p>You may have heard developer Lumosity was fined a whopping $2-million by the FTC for claims it deceived customers into believing its computer games improve brain performance.<p>The good news: there are numerous, simple ways to sharpen …