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The Feynman Technique Helps You Study Faster and Retain More Information

You can read something and <i>hope</i> that it’ll all be beamed into your brain for future application. Or you can read it and write down what you just …

Beautiful equations: the enigma of prime numbers – video

For Professor Marcus du Sautoy, the ‘enigma of prime numbers’ is at the heart of the greatest unsolved problem in mathematics. Riemann’s formula calculates how many primes there are – an infinite number that is crucial to the security of online banking

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains 2 Things Most People Can't Grasp

Apparently, we have a problem with time and size.<p>There are plenty of things scientists don’t understand about the universe, but for everyday folks, some of the biggest misconceptions are about the basics: time and size.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson, the world-famous astrophysicist, director of the Hayden …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

6 Surprising Downsides Of Being Extremely Intelligent

You might think life would be easier, happier, and infinitely more fulfilling if only you could rack up a few more IQ points.<p>But that's hardly the …

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

Nobel Prize

Pilot Wave Theory Video Will Make You Totally Rethink Quantum Mechanics

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman has been quoted as saying that it’s safe to say “that nobody understands quantum mechanics.” But even …

Quantum Physics

Study Finds A Surprisingly Accurate Predictor Of Happiness

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Exploring the dark voids of the mind with Roger Ballen

Set in the dungeons of a 19th century psychiatric asylum built in Sydney to house the mentally insane from all over Australia, Roger Ballen’s new short film titled <i>Roger Ballen’s Theater of The Mind</i> is a haunting exploration of the darkest parts of human consciousness, depicting the zones between …

15 Websites That Will Heighten Your Emotional Intelligence

Nearly three decades later, emotional intelligence continues to set the standard for leadership and performance. Take advantage of these practical resources to increase your EQ.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) research arrived on the scene in the 90s, it proved that people of average-intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

Is solitude the secret to unlocking our creativity?

Charles Dickens didn’t just have a great mind, he had great calves as well.On any given day, Dickens averaged 12+ miles of walking through the lush …

Stephen Wolfram: Could There Be Alien Intelligence Among the Digits of Pi?

The math whiz applies his principle of computational equivalence to the search for intelligent life.<p>Stephen Wolfram, the inventor of the mathematical …

Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Brand Loyalty Is for Suckers

Every year, when a new tech product is announced, the world divides into two kinds of people: people who line up to buy the New Shiny Thing, and …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …