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The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

Welcome to 2018 and a children's book that teaches us how to find our place in the world... using the blockchain.<p>At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about …

T-Mobile and Sprint will merge to create a 5G powerhouse

After years of on-again, off-again talks, it's official: T-Mobile and Sprint have announced plans to merge. The all-stock, $26 billion deal values Sprint at $59 billion (the combined company would be worth $146 billion) and will give T-Mobile the reins, with the carrier's John Legere serving as CEO …

Unexpected collaborations

Statoil has a dream of solving tomorrow’s energy problems today and to ultimately become the most carbon-efficient oil and gas producer in the world. …

Oil & Gas Industry

Why Trump's No. 2 donor isn't asking for much

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> He doesn't demand the President hire his right-hand people. He doesn't ask aspirants to genuflect en route to his palatial home. He didn't even attend the inauguration.<p>Bernie Marcus isn't getting much for his $7 million.<p>The co-founder and first CEO of Home Depot has none of the …

Types Of Blood: Why AB Negative And Positive Are So Rare

You’ve probably donated blood at least once in your life so, along with free apple juice, the American Red Cross gave you a card identifying your …

8 ways to repurpose an old Android phone

Just because your phone is old doesn't mean it can't be put to good use. Instead of selling it, consider assigning it one of these useful tasks.<p>It's hard to believe, but smartphones as we know them have been around for nearly a decade. And chances are good you've upgraded at least once during that …

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Italy

Three Flavors of Mexican Hotels in Puerto Vallarta

<i>Sometimes the best part of traveling is the memories you bring home. We’ve partnered with culture and luxury traveler Dr. Cacinda Maloney from the</i> …

This powerful goo promises to make your iPhone screen indestructible

Phone displays are super fragile. And the only way to protect your phone's display is to apply an ugly screen protector on top of it.<p>But what if you …

Screen Protector

How to turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone

Being out of cellphone reception is no problem if you own a satellite phone. Here's how to never miss a call again no matter where you are in the …

iPhone 5

Google CEO encourages 7-year-old girl after job application

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai penned a touching reply to a job application from a 7-year-old girl. He hasn't offered her a job, but says he hopes she will continue to learn about technology.<p>The girl, from Hereford in England, wrote to the Google head, the BBC reports. She expressed her interest in …

Sundar Pichai

Get a Y3 Android smartwatch for $84.99

How does this model you've never heard of compare with those you have? You might be surprised.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>…

Gear & Gadgets

Turn a laptop hard drive into a portable drive

What's the single best way to upgrade a laptop? Easy: Take out the mechanical hard drive and replace it with a solid-state drive (SSD).<p>You'll enjoy faster performance, longer battery life, cooler running temperature (which may extend the overall life of the laptop) and even quieter operation: SSDs …

Portable

Four Easy Ways To Reboot Your Relationship With Your Boss This Year

Don’t get lost in the daily routine. Make sure you’re always deepening your manager’s trust in you.<p>Maybe you’ve been at your job for just a few months. Maybe you’ve been there for a few years. Either way, once you slip into a comfortable routine, it’s easy to take your foot off the gas without …

Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

Discovering that our Universe was quantum in nature brought with it a lot of unintuitive consequences. The better you measured a particle’s position, the more fundamentally indeterminate its momentum was. The shorter an unstable particle lived, the less well-known its mass fundamentally was. Solid, …

Physics

Live A Happy & Successful Life You've Always Imagined With These 4 Simple Steps

Happiness and success are both subjective. There is no doubt about that. Despite having vastly different standards, few would be bold enough to call …

Time I

How Our Solar System Will End In The Far Future

It took 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution to bring us here. Generations of stars had to live and die to create the heavy elements; small proto-galaxies had to merge together to create the Milky Way; interstellar gas clouds had to collapse and form new stars with rocky planets around them; …

Universe

Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 testing lab

Samsung answers burning Note 7 questions, vows better batteries

The company opens up about the source of one of history's worst tech product recalls.<p>Sure, blame the batteries. But it's not quite that simple.<p>During a press conference Sunday, Samsung said two separate battery defects caused both the original batch of Galaxy Note 7 phones and the replacement units …

Make Your Own Handmade Paper for Natural Greeting Cards

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are less than two months away. I used to send greeting cards for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and also …

Up close with Oakley Radar Pace, the wearable that may help you forget Google Glass

Wearing Google Glass was probably never cool, but that doesn’t mean eyewear can’t still be both intelligent and hip. At least that’s what sunglass …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>The short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by …

20 Best Motivational Quotes to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start

Motivational quotes that provide inspiration, enthusiasm, a jolt of confidence... and that extra little boost you sometimes need.<p>When the going gets tough, you sometimes need a burst of motivation and inspiration to start your day off right. Here are twenty great motivational quotes to help you get …

How to Raise a Genius: 8 Tips | Inc.com

What do you learn about raising geniuses if you track 5,000 super high-performing young people for 45 years? First off, if you want your kid to fulfill their potential, you really, <i>really</i> shouldn't try to raise a genius.<p>"Setting out to raise a genius is the last thing we'd advise any parent to do," …

Happiness Hacks: 9 Things Proven to Make You Happy

Abraham Lincoln once said, <i>“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”</i><p>While a good chunk of happiness is controlled by our …

Happiness

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Here's one time-wasting mistake the most successful people almost never make

Procrastination is a tendency that many of us struggle with. It's also a trait that can seriously hamper your success, in both the short and long term.<p>In order to understand (and beat) time wasting habits, it's important to recognize how exactly the most successful manage their time.<p>TopResume …

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Quantum Physics

Is It Cancerous? A Derm Explains How to Decode Your Skin Marks

If I had to give myself a lifetime grade for sun protection, it would probably be a B-minus. I've never stepped foot in a tanning bed; I've never …

Skin Care