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5 Ways to Help Kids (and Even Adults) Understand Blockchain

The suggestions include getting them a wallet, learning through programming and attending conferences.<p>While the crypto boom of this past year brought a significant amount of attention to blockchain, there is much more to the technology than hype and hysteria. In the simplest terms, a blockchain …

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Still Confused About Blockchain? Use This Explanation Even a 6-Year-Old Can Understand

Breaking down blockchain to magical kingdoms and swords is helpful for children and adults alike.<p>Children are inquisitive, and sometimes their questions surprise you. This happened to me recently, when I got off the phone one night. My 6-year-old son, JJ, asked, "Daddy, what's a blockchain?"<p>You're …

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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 …

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These 13 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again …

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A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

The iPhone now has a built-in document scanner — here's how to use it

If you don't have a scanner at home, it can be annoying to try and find a way to send documents to other people. Luckily, Apple has silently introduced a new document scanning feature that's buried inside the iPhone Notes app. You can even turn them into PDFs and share them. Here's how to use this …

Don't Overthink, Just Do (The Overthinker’s Guide To Taking Action)

Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is going to be like, too much time thinking about how awesome it will be… and too little time actually making the thing, you make no progress.<p>With respect to goals, …

The Only Beginner's Guide to Meditation You'll Ever Need

This all-inclusive guide has something for everyone.<p>Meditation is one of those things that you know you need to be doing, like dieting, exercising, …

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Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

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Microbes, Not Food Restriction, Could Be The Key to Our Most Effective Treatment For Obesity

The smallest losers.<p>Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective way for those with morbid obesity to lose weight, but new research has confirmed …

5 Practical Life Improvements for Self-Help Haters

This curated post is authored by Todd Brison, Associate eLearningThe post 5 Practical Life Improvements for Self-Help Haters appeared first on …

The Big Lie About Hard Work

The conventional wisdom that "hard work results in success" is belied by the facts.<p>If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times: "Hard work results in success." While that conventional wisdom is endlessly repeated, it's also dead wrong. Hard work--meaning long hours pursuing a single …

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