Sebastian Sankar

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Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Learning

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

SpaceX and Elon Musk’s ‘majestic erection’ is getting people very excited indeed

He’s the billionaire nerd who has wooed a string of beautiful wives and girlfriends.<p>Now the rest of the world has been offered the chance of seeing …

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

Muscle-Specific Training Frequency for Bodybuilding<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Different muscles have different recovery times. The training …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

We’re about to see a black hole for the first time

While astronomers have long seen the fallout of the presence of black holes on the stars and gas clouds around them, none have ever actually stared …

25 Things About Sex That All Men Would Like Their Women To Know

Have you ever wondered why the sex lives of most couples fall in a rut after some time? There's a lot of action, yes, but not the kind they'd really, …

Write Stronger Sentences With the 2-3-1 Trick

In my six semesters as an English major, this is the best thing I learned: When in doubt, put the best bit of a sentence at the end, the next-best …

Writing

Dark Energy Theories Demolished: Neutron Star Collision Wipes Out Scientists' Understanding of Mysterious Force

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>There was much excitement when scientists witnessed the violent …

How you should eat if you want to lose weight, build muscle, or run a fast race

Reaching your health and fitness goals comes down to time, patience, and expert planning. To help you avoid nutrition mistakes that could set you back, we spoke with nutritionists and trainers to learn how you should eat to reach your specific goal. From weight loss to building muscle and …

Nutrition

Our 10 most popular muscle-building workouts of 2017

There's no denying that <i>Men's Fitness</i><b></b> is the ultimate authority when it comes to shedding weight, building huge muscle, and living a healthy …

Exercise

If You Do Any of These 19 Things Now, You're Way More Productive Than You Think

Heading into 2018, would you like to add more hours to your day? Here are 19 ways to do it.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? As 2018 draws near, this is the time of year to start thinking about new habits, tools, and techniques that work to our advantage without …

EPR Paradox in Physics

How the EPR Paradox Describes Quantum Entanglement<p>The EPR Paradox (or the <i>Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox</i>) is a thought experiment intended to …

450 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in December

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Computer Science

Scientists Say Wormholes Are Real: Black Holes Connected Through Quantum Teleportation

A new theory about black holes can solve both a conundrum and a paradox — how do we find out what’s inside a black hole and what happens to these …

Hypersonic missiles are coming to change warfare forever

The United States Department of Defence has suggested it is investing in the modernisation of its missile defences, but pretty soon these could be …

Tip: Make Your Own Elvish Protein Bars

The world's easiest and most nutritious protein bar recipe.<p>The primary purpose of most protein bars on the market is to give you an emergency bolus …

Nutrition

Physics is taught badly because teachers struggle with basic concepts

Kinematics describes the motion of objects through numbers, diagrams, words and equations and is taught in schools around the world as part of the …

Learn to build for your user with this UI & UX Design Bootcamp for $39

You’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “can’t see the forest for the trees.” It’s all about losing sight of the big picture while you’re focusing on details. Unfortunately, that’s a malady that infects many web designers. While many work to dazzle users with visual glitz, that flair can often come at …

This Is the Surprising Key to Having a Better Sex Life

Yes, there is a research-based magic key to better sex and relationships. But it flies in the face of almost everything we've been taught about sex.<p>A …

University of Toronto

Elon Musk shares first full-body photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit

Elon Musk has shared a photo of the SpaceX spacesuit the company has designed in-house. This is the second photo shared by Musk of the new spacesuit design created by the company, and the first to feature the suit’s full-body look.<p>The first photo focused on the head and shoulders of the outfit, …

The Memory-Boosting Vitamins a Neurologist Swears By

Do you have those moments where you forget where your glasses are, only to realize they've been on top of your head the whole time? Or do you look …

Wellness

5 Powerful Books to Hack Your Life for Success

Books that will help you enhance your life<p>Recently over lunch, a friend asked me which book was my favorite all time? I told him that a book which I loved was The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay. He pushed and asked me for my top five books on success.<p>Here is my list, in no particular order. …

How to Practice Critical Thinking in 4 Steps

It can take time to practice critical thinking, and that it's never too late to start. It is also a skill that nobody practices 24/7. The Foundation …

Critical Thinking

The Mental Trick You Can Use This Weekend to Become More Resilient and Confident

Building unshakable confidence and layers of resiliency starts with this mental shift.<p>Abundance is commonly accepted as something that helps us live more fulfilling lives. But why?<p>Simply, it's because operating in a state of abundance leads to a growth mindset. While operating in a state of …

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

Workouts

6 Reasons Why JavaScript’s Async/Await Blows Promises Away (Tutorial)

In case you missed it, Node now supports async/await out of the box since version 7.6. If you haven’t tried it yet, here are a bunch of reasons with …

Yes, what you learned in math class adds up to winning in real life

Research shows students mastering math skills make better health and finance decisions.<p>It all adds up.<p>Who didn’t roll their eyes in math class, …

Ohio State University

This One Imperfection In Nuclear Physics Allowed Earth To Exist

In order to create a rocky planet that’s teeming with life, the Universe needed to create large amounts of the heavy elements required for life’s processes. To make many of those elements, such as Tin, Iodine, Selenium, Molybdenum, Zinc, and Copper, you need supernovae to have occurred many times …

Neutrons

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: What You Need to Know

Get caught up on the classic comic series in anticipation of the Luc Besson film.<p>Of all the upcoming comic-book movies currently in the works, …