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How to Memorize an Entire Deck of Cards, Guaranteed (and Supercharge Your Memory) | Inc.com

Do you want to improve your short-term memory? Do you want to remember names, faces, important details -- basically anything -- more reliably and much more easily? (Or, if you're like me, do you just want to stop feeling embarrassed by your inability to remember the names of people you met five …

Tiger Woods

Sigourney Weaver Stars in a New Experimental Sci-Fi Film: Watch “Rakka” Free Online

South African–Canadian film director Neill Blomkamp recently launched Oats Studios, a new film project devoted to creating experimental short films. …

This Kid's Shoe Tying Hack Is Actually Genius

If you've been trying to teach your kids to tie their shoelaces without much success, step aside and let the master do his thing.<p>This Kid's Shoe Tying Hack Is Actually Genius<p>Teaching your little ones to tie their shoelaces can be one of the more frustrating parenting lessons. It's just really hard …

The Alphabet boss says the world is entering an age of abundance, driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning<p>Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet Inc (Google’s parent company), is optimistic about the future. “We’re entering what I call the age of abundance,” he says. “And during …

Artificial Intelligence

Who Needs A Hospital, When This Self-Driving Doctor Comes To You?

A new concept called Aim brings the doctor to you, in a self-driving car.<p>Even those of us fortunate enough to have good health insurance will often put off seeing a doctor when we probably should. Often it’s simply a matter of logistics. We feel like we can’t take the time off work, or arrange …

A VFX Artist Couple Shot an Amazing DIY Fantasy Film in Their Own Home

Visual effects artists Tran Ma and Miguel Ortega’s fantasy film ‘The Ningyo’ is a cinematic feat of digital and practical effects imagination.<p>With a compelling or entertaining story, as well as the requisite set design and visual effects skills, it is now truly possible to make a fantasy or science …

Animation

Download 2,500 Beautiful Woodblock Prints and Drawings by Japanese Masters (1600-1915)

No one art form has done more to shape the world's sense of traditional Japanese aesthetics than the woodblock print. But not so very long ago, in …

Art

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Software

27 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Top 10 Butterfly Effects That Completely Changed The World

Sometimes, a small, seemingly meaningless decision can change everything.<p>Some of the biggest moments in the last century hinged on minor decisions. …

International Startup facilitator F6S and Creator s Gurukul Tie Up to Turbocharge Indian Startup Ecosystem

It’s a match made in start-up heaven as F6S, which is home to 1.8 million tech founders, 800k startups and more than 15,000 startup programs, …

The founder of a college startup more exclusive than Harvard or Stanford says traditional applications don't measure anything but wealth

Based on application numbers for the Minerva Class of 2021, it seems that there may be tens of thousands of students that agree.<p>In just its fourth year accepting applications, the unconventional college received 20,427, admitting 385 students. That acceptance rate, at 1.9%, is far lower than at any …

5 Genius DIY Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In 1 Minute

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert photographer, getting that perfect shot often takes painstaking effort and excruciating time. South African …

A caterpillar that eats and digests plastic in record time

In an accidental discovery, it has been found that larvae of the greater wax moth eat and digest polyethylene plastic bags in record time. Will this …

Watching magnets morph liquid rocket fuel is hypnotically beautiful

This liquid rocket fuel becomes magnetised when near a magnetic field. So it dances and morphs when magnets are moved around it.<p>It is called ferrofluid and it was invented by NASA's Steve Papell to be a rocket fuel that could work in zero gravity due to its magnetic qualities.<p>Magnet Expert Ltd …

Why you should always choose a wooden cutting board

<b>No other work surface compares when it comes to cleanliness, knife maintenance, and - let's be honest - attractiveness.</b><p>Ask a chef what their most …

Watching These Precisely Crafted Wooden Joints Fit Together Is Deeply Satisfying

You probably want a carpenter using nails to build your house, so, you know, it doesn’t fall down. But for more decorative wooden creations, …

Artist's incredibly realistic stone animals are begging to be cuddled

In a world of angst-driven, politically-minded art, stone artist Akie Nakata is giving us some artwork we’d just love to cuddle. The Japanese artist …

The Genius Innovation That Made the Great Library of Alexandria Work

Artist rendering of the interior of the Library of Alexandria<br>Library of Congress<p>1 of 5<p><i>As National Library Week begins — it runs from April 9–15 this</i> …

Misty black white watercolor paintings of animals and children

Colossal posted these watercolor paintings by Elicia Edijanto on Friday and I’ve been peeking at them all weekend.<p>“My subject are often children and …

Painting

Try This Test for Hidden Hearing Loss

Do you have trouble hearing people in noisy places? If you do, a regular hearing test won’t necessarily detect a problem with your ears. But a new …

5-year-old BFFs get same haircut so they'll no longer have any differences

During a time when the world is divided on so many issues, two five-year-old boys are here to remind us the beauty of unity.<p>Two best friends from …

Cute

Ukrainian Photoshop Master Creates Magical Images with Random Photo Combinations

Ukrainian artist Viktoria Solidarnyh uses Photoshop to create scenes that simultaneously appear remarkably realistic and straight from a storybook. In her series of enchanting edits, Solidarnyh digitally combines multiple photos into single composite images, showcasing her undeniable skill and avid …

Watch Swirling Rorschachs Get Painted Before Your Very Eyes

Canadian artist Annette Labedzki documents her paint-mixing methods in a succession of trance-inducing videos.<p>A big part of the practice before artists place brush to paper, hand to clay, or finger to mouse, is preparing the materials. Vancouver-based painter Annette Labedzki creates a special …

Art

Make DIY Fire-Starter Pills With Paper and a Plastic Syringe

Good kindling makes starting any type of fire easier, whether it’s your barbecue, fire pit, or a campfire under the stars. These compact fire-starter …

Alternative Painting Techniques Artists Love

Splattering and Dripping<p>While <b>Jackson Pollock</b> is considered as the most well-known painter who created his abstract pieces by <b>dripping</b> <b>paint</b> onto a flat …

Art

27 Goodest Tweets We Scrolled Past This Week #71

27 Goodest Tweets We Scrolled Past Th...<br>This week's tweets are due literally any day now.<br>Submitted by: <b>Jason Flowers</b><br>Worthy<br>Keywords: funny tweets jokes …

The artist has been the shadow behind his paintings. A new film reveals a genius stalked by debt<p>The words are those of a man at the end of his tether. “I must have undoubtedly been born under an unlucky star. I’ve just been turned out without even a shirt on my back from the inn in which I was …

Art

27 Tweets Literally Everyone Will Relate To

These tweets are for you, humans of Earth.

InterAct

Italian restaurateur has brilliant idea to award polite children

It's a well-known, stereotypical scene: Italian children plaguing customers' lunches at restaurants with their rowdy behaviour under the benevolent …