Nomaticjo

46 Flips | 1 Magazine | 288 Likes | 26 Following | 35 Followers | @Nomaticjo | Keep up with Nomaticjo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nomaticjo”

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

How Robin Williams was being torn apart and couldn't fight back

Robin Williams struggled to remember his lines.<p>This was unusual for the hyperverbal, Oscar-winning actor, and it hit him hard in Vancouver in 2014 during the filming of “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” the third movie in the successful family franchise.<p>“He was sobbing in my arms at the …

Nursing schools are rejecting thousands of applicants -- in the middle of a nursing shortage

There's an acute nursing shortage in the United States, but schools are turning away thousands of qualified applicants as they struggle to expand class size and hire more teachers for nursing programs.<p>In America, experienced nurses are retiring at a rapid clip, and there aren't enough new nursing …

College & University

Russia orders immediate block of Telegram messaging app

Ban could take effect immediately<p>A Russian court has ruled that messaging app Telegram must be blocked in the country. The ruling follows months of battles between Telegram and Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecommunications watchdog. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) wants to access user data from …

Bathroom hand-dryers suck in poo-particles and aerosolize them all over you and everything else

A new study in <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology</i> (Sci-Hub mirror) conducted microbial surveys of the bathrooms at the University of Connecticut …

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Mining

26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you

A recent investigation into 115 of the world’s most popular VPN services revealed that many are antithetical to their stated claims. To build trust, providers make promises not to track users through logs or other identifying information. But as a popular VPN comparison site found out, this isn’t …

Privacy

This App Aims To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting

If you have kids, you will most likely run into a time when they ask for their first Smartphone. And when that day arrives, it is best to be prepared to keep an eye on their social media accounts.<p>Whether teens use technology for school, communication or research, there are many times when they can …

Machine Learning

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

Google Will Pay for You to Polish Up Your Tech Skills

The search giant is offering 10,000 scholarships for its new online certificate course for IT support pros.<p>Looking for an in-demand job with good prospects and decent pay? You could do a lot worse than become an IT support person. Skills matter more than prestigious (and expensive) degrees, median …

Online Education

California says the only safe way to talk on your cell phone is to text

Earlier this month, the California department of health released guidelines warning residents to avoid putting mobile phones up to their heads.<p>“Keep your phone away from your body,” the state health department writes. “Although the science is still evolving, some laboratory experiments and human …

Public Health

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

Comcast continues to inject its own code into websites you visit

Comcast believes it’s acceptable to inject hundreds of lines of code into any web page you visit if it thinks you’re in need of a hardware upgrade. And even if you don’t need an upgrade, you’re wrong.<p>A user recently took to the company’s forums to complain of its practice of running its own code on …

Net Neutrality

Popular Drone Maker DJI May Be Sending Customer Videos to the Chinese Government

A U.S. government memo claims that the drone manufacturer is supplying the Chinese government with information then used for espionage and commercial purposes.<p>DJI, one of the leading manufacturers of consumer and commercial drones sold in the United States, has been accused by US officials of …

chinesegovernment

Afghanistan veteran and Las Vegas shooting victim described harrowing firefight in a Facebook post, months before his death

The public Facebook post, dated July 18, began with the ominous question that many war-time veterans dread: "'What's it like being shot at?'"<p>"A question people ask because it's something that less that 1% of our American population will ever experience," Roybal's post said. "Especially one on a …

According to Science, When Motivation Fails You, Self-Control Will Get You Through

When low motivation threatens your mission, self-control gets you there.<p>If you could only choose one, motivation or discipline, what would it be?<p>Motivation is going to let you down," says retired Navy Seal Jocko Willink, "Discipline will stay by your side."<p>Retired Navy Seals like Willink lead …

Motivation

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Medical Research

How to Beat Anxiety, According to Science

So you don't totally freak.<p><b>By Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge</b><p>Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it …

Mental Health

An entire region of China just ran on 100% renewable energy for 7 days

But the Chinese province of Qinghai has already reached that goal, according to news outlet Xinhua. For seven days — from June 17 to 23 — the region ran on 100% renewable energy, including solar, wind, and hydropower.<p>The week was part of a trial conducted by the State Grid Corporation of China, …

Night shift work may stop body repairing daily damage to DNA and trigger cancer, study suggests

Night shift work may stop the body repairing daily damage to DNA and raise the risk of mutations which lead to cancer, a new study suggests.<p>The link between working at night and poor health has been known for several years, with those who work after dark more likely to suffer diabetes, obesity, …

Atari, yes Atari, confirms it's making a new game console

Your retro gaming icon wants back into the console business.<p>Twenty four years after the company put out its last home console, Atari announced Friday …

What You Need To Know About FCC’s Plan To Kill The Open Internet (And That Means Netflix)

Recently, the FCC voted to consider chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to roll back Obama-era regulations that protected the open internet, despite overwhelming objection from the American people. Most people will blow this move off as a nerd matter, but the open internet is hugely important to the …

Net Neutrality

Here's The Science Behind Why You're Always Tired, Even if You Get Enough Sleep

Brb, having a nap.<p>When you're feeling exhausted, the first advice is always to get more sleep. It makes sense that you're nodding off in the …

Sleep

VPNs Won't Save You from Congress' Internet Privacy Giveaway

Get ready to say good-bye to your online privacy. Not that you ever really had it anyway.<p>The House of Representatives voted today to reverse …

T-Mobile one-ups Verizon’s new unlimited data plan; 4Q results top forecasts

T-Mobile US has added new features to its unlimited data plan to one-up competitor Verizon, just hours after the larger carrier announced its own …

Disneyland, California Adventure Raising Ticket Prices

Visits to Disneyland and California Adventure are about to get more expensive starting Sunday when new price increases take effect at the iconic …

The RetroBlox Wants To Be A Virtual Console For All Of Your Old Games

There’s no shortage of third-party retro gaming consoles promising all sorts of advantages over their proprietary predecessors, but the RetroBlox …

Retrogaming

Why Some People Are So Irritating

You're reading Why Some People Are So Irritating, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

How to add more storage to your PlayStation 4

Storage space is at a premium with game consoles. Even if you're more inclined to pick up hard copies than download full games, patches, DLC and installs can fill up the standard hard drive on your PlayStation very quickly.<p>On the bright side, it's very easy to add more storage to your console. You …

Operating Systems