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7 cheaper alternatives to the Maldives

The Maldives have long been at the top of our bucket lists – and for good reason.<p>With pristine ocean, white sand beaches and luxury over-water …

A New World Marathon Record Almost Defies Description

A legendary Kenyan marathoner has once again redefined what humans are capable of.<p>We were packed into our corrals on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday morning, waiting to start the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon, when the announcement came: Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya had just set a new …

Eliud Kipchoge

Secrets Of Success From A 102-Year-Old Runner

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story was originally published in January and has been republished with updates on Man Kaur's running achievements.</i><p>At 102, Man Kaur is still running — and winning gold medals.<p>The phenomenon from India just nailed the gold medal in the 200-meter race for the 100-to-104 age group …

Fundamental Python Data Science Libraries: A Cheatsheet (Part 4/4)

If you are a developer and want to integrate data manipulation or science into your product or starting your journey in data science, here are the …

Machine Learning

Google’s in-house security key is now available to anyone who wants one

Google’s Titan Security Key is finally available to anyone who wants one. The two-factor token went live today in the Google store, with a full kit available for $50, shipping immediately. The kits include a USB key, a Bluetooth key, and various connectors. The key has been available to Google …

Customers

Machine learning reveals crazy advertising ideas that actually work

Advertisers have a lot of expectations. They target specific demographics to buy certain products at certain price points, but they’re often wrong. “It’s pretty hard to be world-class at this as a human. So we kind of say, ‘Let the machines do the job‘,” said Unity advertiser solutions VP Julie …

Machine Learning

Erwin Schrödinger and his Famous Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961)<p>On August 12, 1887, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate <b>Erwin Schrödinger</b> was born. Schrödinger developed a number of …

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

Get direction for multiple locations

1 / 14<p>Suppose you want to drop your kid to school on the way to your office, then you can add multiple stops in your journey and get the directions …

Now you can watch free movies and TV shows with the Tubi TV app

If the word “Tubi” isn’t part of your streaming, entertainment-loving lexicon yet, it should be. In the same way that you’ve grown to revere words …

Tubi TV

Start a Small Business by Monetizing Something You're Already Doing

Do you love to garden or knit or advise friends about growing their business? You can potentially make money off any of these.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are many paths to entrepreneurship. For some, it’s the “aha" moment when they have the brilliant idea that …

Insiders Swear By This Google Hack Every Time They Travel

Travelling to a new city can be exhilarating, but coordinating the logistics can be a pain if you're not prepared. Bustling airports, unfamiliar …

This 35-part course consists of tutorials, quizzes, hands-on assignments and real-world projects to learn data science, as well as advanced python tools for data science. You can think of this list as a "Free Online Nano Book". What is Data Science? Why Data Science? Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for eve

Machine Learning<p>In this section, we'll introduce <b>machine learning</b> and take a look at a number of machine learning algorithms. Algorithms will include</b> …

10 quick and easy ways to save $20,000 a year

We all know how important it is to stow away money for a new home, retirement, and emergencies. But actually making headway? It's a tall order. Financial experts share the no-brainer ways to save $20,000 in a year.

How To Use Time Series Data in Advanced Analytics: Analytics Corner

When we think of analytics, we sometimes think of a time series graph — a glimpse of data over a given period. But that data needs some statistical …

34 Best Travel Websites to Save You Money

Travel prices are flying up as the global economy improves and more people are spending to quench their wanderlust. But you can still find good deals …

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Quick Baileys Chocolate Mousse Recipe

This quick Baileys chocolate mousse recipe is so chocolaty and delicious and guess what – it will take you just 10 MINUTES to make it!<p><i>Servings 4</i></b> …

How To Build A High-Yield Low-Risk Portfolio Of Shares (A 12-Step Guide)

The defensive investor must confine himself to the shares of important companies with a long record of profitable operations and in strong financial …

Acorns hits 3.5 million users, sees 100,000 sign-ups for retirement product in its first month

It looks like the investment service Acorns may turn into an oak faster than expected.<p>Billed as an automated investment manager for the people, Acorns is off to a blistering start with its new retirement account service picking up 100,000 accounts in its first month.<p>Unlike other investment …

Retirement Planning

The Standard Model of particle physics: The absolutely amazing theory of almost everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics

The world’s biggest database of hacked passwords is now a Chrome extension that checks yours automatically

Choosing a strong password is an essential move in guarding against hackers. But even if your password checks all the right boxes, you still may be using one that’s been breached—or one that’s been used so often that it’s one of the most common for hackers to try.<p>That’s more common than you might …

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

Scientists Say Earth's Magnetic Field Isn't About to Flip, But It's Definitely Doing Something Weird

We might experience a "shudder".<p>Every few hundred thousand years, Earth's magnetic field flips, and considering the huge impact that would have on …

Universe

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

University of Pennsylvania

This company is making an at-home CRISPR kit to find out what’s making you sick

‘When I think of CRISPR, I really think of biology’s search engine’<p>A new biotech company co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna is developing a device that uses CRISPR to detect all kinds of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and Zika. The tech is still just in prototype phase, but research …

The peak-end rule: Why you make terrible life choices

It’s New Year’s Eve. There I am on the dance floor – it’s teeming with people and there’s hardly space to breathe. Loud thumping music pierces my …

Physics Explains Why No One Can Beat the Freeze

The only thing I know about the Freeze is that no one can beat the Freeze (except with a generous head start). And he's awesome. In case you haven't …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

Social Security Wants You to Do These 5 Things to Plan for Retirement

Find out why April is the month to get started.<p>Social Security is a key program that pays benefits to tens of millions of Americans each and every …