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Chinese supercomputer is the world's fastest — and without using US chips

China now has more of the world's fastest supercomputers than the US<p>A Chinese supercomputer built using domestic chip technology has been declared the world's fastest. The news highlights China's recent advances in the creation of such systems, as well the country's waning reliance on US …

Windows 10 testers can now get Android phone notifications on their PCs

Microsoft revealed earlier this year that it was planning to bring Android phone notifications straight to Windows 10 PCs. If you're a Windows 10 tester then you can enable this new feature today. A new update for the Android version of Cortana will allow you to enable individual apps to sync their …

Android News

Widow finds secret love note from husband after his death in unexpected place

A secret love note penned by a husband to his wife has touched internet hearts months after the man behind it passed away.<p>Becca lost her husband back in February but was left a touching message to remember him by underneath her favourite workbench.<p>The beautiful message was only discovered months …

Relationships

The Skill Men Need Most to Make Marriage Awesome

(Image/theamericangenius.com)<p>I think I know why our relationships fail more than half the time, and how most men -- even good-character guys who are easy to get along with -- can be colossally shitty husbands and boyfriends.<p>Every day, millions of wives and girlfriends turn to the internet desperate …

Fact: It Only Takes One Minute of Intense Fitness to Get Results

Yep. As in, 60 SECONDS.<p>Finally, science is answering the question we’ve all been asking for years: How much time do we really need to spend at the gym to see results?<p>Prepare to do a happy dance: Turns out, all it takes is <i>one minute</i> of high-intensity training within a 10-minute workout to reap the …

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

Time Management

10 Simple Things the CEO Can Do to Create a Happy Workplace

Happiness at work starts from the top. This is one of the fundamental truths of happy workplaces.<p>In any organization where people consistently love to work, you will find a CEO and executive leadership team that places employee happiness among their top strategic priorities and act accordingly.<p>One …

How to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year

These 15 habits will help you keep you at your sharpest, whatever comes your way<p>In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times …

Self-improvement

Here Is A Good Tool to Help Students with Reading and Writing Activities

July 17, 2015<br>The Graphic Map is a great tool from ReadWriteThink to help students with their writing and reading activities. Using this graphic …

Education Technology

7 Surprisingly Simple Keys to Happiness and Success

You're reading 7 Surprisingly Simple Keys to Happiness and Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

5 Reasons You Should Build a Small Business ,  Not a Startup

The allure of startups and why most people should choose to be small-business owners instead.<p>In Silicon Valley, it seems that everyone's aspiration is to "Be A Founder." I chatted with Jon Westenberg, who thinks that most people should focus on building a small business instead of chasing the …

Small Business

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

100 Percent Renewable Energy? We Have the Power.

Imagine: You wake one up one spring weekday morning, on a day like today. While you were sleeping, wind turbines, along with the battery in your electric car, produced much of the electricity that powered your water heater and charged your phone. You take a hot shower, then make breakfast for your …

Want To Be More Confident? Stop Doing These 7 Things

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”<p>It’s no secret that fear is a big roadblock to confidence. Fear of taking risks. Fear of failure. Fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. There are a myriad of …

Motivation

Adobe Lightroom Tutorial: How To Manage and Organize Your Images

The single-most common question I’m asked about Lightroom is, “Where the #$&! are my images?” Understanding how Lightroom manages and displays …

Tutorials

The Joy of Doing Less: 3 Ways to Reclaim Your Time

<b>“Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It's your masterpiece after all.” ~Nathan W. Morris</b><p>I began 2015 by cleaning out my closet. I sold and …

Minimalism

IBM's 'brain-inspired' supercomputer to help watch over US nuclear arsenal

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory says collaboration project with IBM "could change how we do science".<p>It's often said that the human brain is …

11 Habits of Genuinely Brave People

Even the bravest people are afraid; they've simply found something that matters more to them than fear.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation</i> …

Self-improvement

NASA Is About to Attach an Inflatable 'Space House' to The ISS

Can we visit?<p>The International Space Station (ISS) is about to have a giant, inflatable 'space house' attached to its exterior, which will remain for …

The Worst Project Management Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

Project management is almost always high-stakes. Any time teams are involved, there are multiple ways and reasons elements of the project can get …

Happy Work, Happy Life

<b>"People are redefining the workplace. Previously we thought work was hell and leisure was great. That is just silly. Work can--and should be--a source of happiness, if workplaces are designed right."</b> John Helliwell, co-editor of The World Happiness Report<p>How different would things be if most people …

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What Happens When a Pessimist Dates an Optimist

It's the end of the world, and I feel fine about feeling wretched. My girlfriend, not so much.<p>I ask because I am decidedly not. I am a miserable bastard. I walk around the city in a slow-cooker of scorn and misanthropy, deriding and criticizing what I see as stupid or, at best, deluded. It's partly …

Happiness

5 Habits of Happy People

Why design yourself? Maybe you don't need to, but there may be some of us who feel we've evolved from one season to the next and we're clueless as to where we want to go. Maybe we know where we want to go but don't know how to get there. Together, let's build a plan that will help us grow as women, …

Do These 6 Things if You Want to Start Your Day Before 6 a.m.

Reap the benefits of starting your day earlier by following these 6 tips.<p>One of my first published articles, "Six Reasons Why You Should Wake Up at 6 a.m.," had many people motivated and inspired. Yet, they still had a difficult time waking up that early.<p>The hardest part of becoming an early riser …

Productivity

5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

10 Hacks to Get 30 Minutes of Exercise a Day

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Here is how you can find time.<p>There's no way around it: exercise is what really helps you lose weight, stay active, stay in a more positive frame of mind, and keep mentally alert. Exercise is also an excellent coping mechanism …

Time Management