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Check out this reimagining of how computer interfaces work

The concept of using windows to manage our operating systems dates all the way back to the 1970s, when Xerox introduced the first basic window manager on the Alto computer.<p>Fast-forward to today, and it’s still the most popular way of interacting with computers — at least on laptops and …

Analyst: Here Comes the Biggest Stock Market Crash in a Generation

You don’t have to listen very hard to hear the bears growling on Wall Street, London, or Paris these days. Indeed, the Dow Jones Industrial Average …

This Epic Flowchart on Procrastination Applies to Pretty Much Everyone, Always | Inc.com

Is there work to do? You'll want to work through this, first.<p>Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well. --Mark Twain<p>Sure, there are a thousand and one guides out there to help you get over your bad habit of procrastinating, and yet we all still do it. One in …

Procrastination

Ecocapsule Aims To Bring Sustainable Living To The Masses

Widespread sustainable living is a must if we’re to survive as a species. Until now, that’s meant living in some kind of hobbit-style earth mound or …

How to figure out what your time is worth so you can spend it more effectively

People who spend their time doing more profitable work make more money. People who spend their time investing in others build better relationships. People who spend their time creating a flexible career enjoy more freedom. People who spend their time working on high-impact projects contribute more …

Personal Finance

Here's what we think is going to happen in 2016

It turns out several of our predictions were correct.<p>ISIS proved it could strike beyond its "caliphate" by bombing a Russian passenger jet and carrying out multiple attacks inside a European capital as well as inspiring several "lone wolf" attacks.<p>Meanwhile, Iran signed a landmark nuclear deal in …

Middle East

Daily Meditation: Finding The Sacred

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by American novelist Wendell Berry, included in his <i>Collected Poems</i>. …

The Most Fit People of 2015 | Men's Health

The 28 Fittest People of 2015<p>From on-screen tough guys to CrossFit champs to Internet dunking stars, we rounded up the fit men and women who made this year uniquely memorable<p>Justin Miller<p>Meet the year’s fittest people on the planet.<p>Spoiler alert: They’re not all pro athletes—but they’re all …

9 Nighttime Routines of the Mega-Successful | Inc.com

We've heard all the stories before. The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they …

Sleep

From Newton to Einstein: The Origins of General Relativity

You probably don't know general relativity as well as you think you do.<p><i>This article was written by Krzysztof Bolejko from the University of Sydney.</i> …

New half-meter record for quantum superposition at macroscopic level

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers working at Stanford University has extended the record for quantum superposition at the macroscopic level, from 1 to …

Stanford University

Eerie Illustrations of an Apocalyptical World

The past few weeks I have been posting more about editorial design, interfaces and some web design. I have been focusing my time on those subjects …

Digital Art

Stratfor has 11 chilling predictions for what the world will look like in 10 years

While international analysts often try their hand at predicting the major events of the coming year, Stratfor believes that it's identified the major trends of the next 10.<p>In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world a decade from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other …

Geopolitics

What Would Buddha Do About the Terrorist Attack in Paris?

In the coming days, we will be deluged with views on what we should do about this assault on innocent citizens. We will hear political views, military views, media views, and intense public opinion. But in our anguish, grief, and confusion, let us consider a spiritual view as well.<p>We need wisdom in …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …