Michael Serna

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The Keto diet: The low-carb plan that promises maximum weight loss

The Ketogenic diet could help you lose weight quickly without calorie counting – but should you try it?<p>Ever tried giving up bread and pasta to shift …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Can Alter Your Consciousness

Forget LSD: eyes are the new high. Of course, we’re not talking about consuming them, but rather staring intensely into a pair for a prolonged period …

Isomorphic Javascript, let’s make it easier.

<b>isomorphic</b> i·so·mor·phic (ī’sə-môr’fĭk) Having a similar structure or appearance but being of different ancestry.<p>Ever since the invention of NodeJS …

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone …

Why Machine Learning Is The Next Penicillin

Your car alerts you that its fuel pump is close to failure. You head to the dealership for a repair before you encounter a major headache on the road.<p>A bank texts a customer about a purchase in Japan, a place the customer has never visited. The card is deactivated, savings thousands in fraudulent …

Machine Learning

3 Stealthy Ways To Make Sure You Have The Upper Hand At Work

In your personal life, you probably try to keep your relationships and friendships fairly equal.<p>But when it comes to your job, and your relationship with what may be a large, powerful company, equality seems impossible. How can you have an equal—or at least more equal—relationship with the company …

Employment

The Hacker’s Summer Training Guide – Part 1

Summer has come and we see summer workout plans popping all over the web. It’s true that it’s a great time to put your body in shape. But your brain …

Programming

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

Monster Black Hole Spews Plasma in Incredible Time-Lapse Video

It's a collision of cosmic proportions: A video from the Hubble Space Telescope shows two chunks of material smashing together inside a jet of plasma …

Universe

Simple Ways To Improve Your Life

Learn JavaScript by building your own jQuery

The story is this - we wanted to train new JavaScript developers in the best possible manner. We wanted a <b>standard learning path</b> to learn quality …

How To Break Into the CIA’s Cloud on Amazon

Last year, Amazon Web Services surprised a lot of people in Washington by beating out IBM for a $600 million contract to provide cloud services and …

Cloud Computing

Data Lab Link Roundup: python pivot tables, Hypothesis for testing, data mining algorithms in plain english and more...

<i>The effect of time of day on mood via the</i> <i>Jawbone Blog</i><p>Here are some things that caught our attention last week:<p>There’s a consultation draft of the …

Data Science

How to Avoid 4 Mental Blockers That Can Sabotage Your Career

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>You may not realize it, but your brain is working against you.<p>Think about it: How many times have you tried to focus in a meeting, only to succumb to a burning desire to check your Instagram?<p>Or how about the time you were told to come up with 10 new …

Self-help

Meta-Meditation: A Skeptic Meditates on Meditation

What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<p>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, …

Meditation

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps - SFGate

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

A theoretical trick allows scientists to describe quantum states of thousands of atoms

For a long time, quantum experiments were only carried out with a small number of particles. Even the behaviour of single atoms or molecules can be …

Low-Carb Fast-Food Meals for Weight Loss

Most burgers and fast-casual menu items are built upon notorious carb offenders like buns, wraps and slices of bread, but not all fast-food meals are …

6 Great Personal Development Resources You Might Have Never Known About

Do you think you need personal development? Do you want to be more productive? If yes, there are a large number of blogs which are sharing great …

Motivation

Top 12 computer programming languages that are in demand now and pay the highest salary.

Top 12 computer programming skills which will help programmers and coders to earn higher salary packages.<p>Technology keeps changing and the Computer …

The Business Skill That Will Give You a 100x Advantage | Inc.com

Sometimes I wonder, "How would my life as an entrepreneur be different if I had learned sales at 16 years old instead of at 26?"<p>Before learning how to do a proper sales call, I earned in the low $10,000s per year for 10 years. After learning it, my business grew to $1 million in revenue within two …

Bill Gates

7 Sneaky Causes Of Weight Gain

You know that depression, diet soda and lack of sleep can affect your weight. But you feel happy, are steering clear of artificial sweeteners and getting your 7-to-9 hours every night. So why do the pounds keep coming? Here are 7 potential causes to check out.<p>By Emma Haak<p><b>The situation:</b> You eat no …

Health

How I Stay Happily Married To A Man With Anxiety

<i>By Cecily Kellogg</i><p>A few weeks ago, as I went through the mail, my heart dropped to my feet. I received a letter from the IRS. It wasn't anything critical but I still considered hiding the letter from my husband.<p>Showing him a letter from the IRS would cause a spiral of anxiety. I had work to do and I …

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