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The one skill you need to learn right now to make it in the future workforce

How to learn how to code like a pro — for free — in just a few weeks<p>You need to learn to code.<p>Even with just two to four years’ experience, Americans …

Computer Science

The biggest AI stories of 2017

f8c5f3ec-20e3-49ea-9786-4f288642d77c<p>The biggest AI stories of …

North Korea

Physicists Have Created a Set of Conditions in Which Time Seems to Run in Reverse

Nobody panic.<p>While we all take for granted the fact that time's arrow forever points towards the future, physicists have always had trouble showing …

The FCC just repealed net neutrality. What happens next?

The FCC voted this morning to nullify 2015’s Open Internet Order and its strong net neutrality rules, substituting a flimsy replacement with a deeply (and deliberately) incorrect technical justification.<p>The battle is lost. What of the war? Here’s what happens next, and what you can do to …

3.6-million-year-old human skeleton found, shocking scientists

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.”<p>The University of the Witwatersrand displayed the virtually complete Australopithecus fossil on Wednesday.<p>The skeleton dates …

South Africa

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

A New Study Reveals the Secret to a Better Sex Life

In relationships lasting a year or longer, one-third of women lose interest in sex for at least three months, as opposed to 15% of men, University …

Some people seem to 'click' with everyone they meet — and a psychologist says there are a few reasons why

If you've been on even a single date, then you've likely taken part in some post-date analysis. <i>Was she cute? Was he smart? Was there a spark? Did you have —</i> as if anyone even knows what this means <i>— chemistry?</i><p>Platonic meet-ups rarely get analyzed in as much excruciating detail — in real life or in …

Sexual harassment: How it stands around the globe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Any woman, in any country, will most likely be able to relate to this situation:<p>Walking down the street, alone, past a group of guys hanging out with nowhere to go. Her guard goes up, and preparation takes place. Many things could happen when she passes them.<p>It may be the words "hey, …

Sexual Harassment

The Comparison Trap

Judging from her Facebook page, Lisa appears to lead a charmed life. A middle-aged advertising executive, she takes pictures while strolling through …

Social Media

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

5 Strategies to Make Yourself Work When You're Just Not in the Mood

Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative with it, and, ultimately, get more done.<p>Procrastination affects …

Self-Awareness Isn’t Just Knowing Your Myers-Briggs or Star Sign. Here’s What It Really Is | Heleo

“Be open, be curious, be accepting, because no matter what you learn, you will have more power to have the life you want.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The 7</i> …

Transhumanism And The Future Of Humanity: 7 Ways The World Will Change By 2030

Companies today are strategizing about future investments and technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, or growth around new business models. While many of these trends will make for solid investments for the next 5-10 years, fewer companies are considering the …

Singularity

What if Consciousness is Not What Drives the Human Mind?

Researchers provide new insight into human consciousness, reporting we don't consciously choose our feelings or thoughts; we simply become aware of …

Consciousness

Scientists Alter Consciousness Without Drugs Using 'Hallucination Machine'

Meet the VR of psychedelic drugs.<p>Imagine you’re looking around at a bustling city square, complete with shopkeepers and heavy foot traffic. But …

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids | Inc.com

What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said than done.<p>The truth is, there is no set path to guaranteed parenting success (believe me, …

Parenting

Rape and no periods in North Korea's army

<b>A former soldier says life as a woman in the world's fourth-largest army was so tough that most soon stopped menstruating. And rape, she says, was a fact of life for many of those she served with.</b><p>For almost 10 years Lee So Yeon slept on the bottom bunk bed, in a room she shared with more than two …

North Korea

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Psychology

Meet the Tesla Semitruck, Elon Musk's Most Electrifying Gamble Yet

Elon Musk has always dreamed big, and tonight he showed off his biggest reverie yet: the fully electric Tesla Semi. Powered by a massive battery and …

Say ‘nǐ hǎo’ to Duolingo’s new Mandarin language course for iOS and Android

Over 1 billion people worldwide speak Chinese as their native or second language, and that number is growing rapidly. Also growing is selection of …

Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web: 'The system is failing'

The inventor of the world wide web remains an optimist but sees a ‘nasty wind’ blowing amid concerns over advertising, net neutrality and fake news<p>Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a “nasty storm” of issues including the rollback of net …

Net Neutrality

Colossal Squid Facts (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni)

The Colossal Squid Is a Real-Life Sea Monster<p>Tales of sea monsters date back to the days of ancient mariners. The Norse tale of the Kraken tells of …

Zoology

This futuristic complex in Cairo will feature indoor 'mega-trees' and 1,000 luxury apartments

Designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures, the complex will feature nine cylindrical structures covered in plants, which the designers call "mega-trees."<p>Construction began in 2014 and will be complete by 2019, Callebaut told Business Insider.<p>Check out what the futuristic complex, dubbed The Gate, …

How to Use Military Strategy to Build Better Habits

Sun Tzu was a legendary military strategist in ancient China and he is the author of the famous book, The Art of War. He was a master of “soft power” …