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Personal Development What is it and How It Can Help You

If you’re someone who’s into health and wellness, you probably read up on your stuff (good for you!). And in your reading, you’ve probably come …

How To Be Successful In Life And Business, According To Jack Ma

Billionaire Jack Ma is the the founder of Alibaba Group, as well as one of the most successful Chinese Internet entrepreneurs. He is also the first …

Samsung Galaxy S4: Problems, Questions, Solutions, Workarounds [Part 4] | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

This is the fourth part of our Samsung Galaxy S4 Problems series and I’m pretty sure there would be more of this next week because there are still …

Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000

1 / 2<p>In this undated handout photo released by Samsung Electronics Co. Monday, Dec. 30, 2103, models pose with a Samsung Electronics' 110-inch UHD …

Televisions

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year<p>As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I …

How Bars Are Using High-Tech Equipment To Make Better Drinks

Cocktail engineers on the cutting edge are borrowing tools from laboratories and industry.<p>As cocktails in top bars become increasingly sophisticated, more work is required to perfect them, and much of that preparation now happens behind the scenes. Rather than infusing fruit into vodka in a big jar …

Los Angeles

Remember lots of passwords with this trick - Futurity

A new scheme lets people create 100 or more passwords by remembering—and regularly rehearsing—a few one-sentence stories.

Brain Stimulation May Induce the Human Will to Persevere

One epilepsy patient reported a flushing in his chest and described a feeling of determinedness, like getting ready to drive through a storm. A …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

A Girl Who Codes

Computing has always been a boys’ club. How 18-year-old Nikita Rau–and other young women like her–are finally changing that.<p>Nikita Rau is a high school senior and, at this moment, drinking applekiwi-strawberry juice out of a plastic cup. We’re in the cafeteria of Bronx High School of Science, in …

Computer Science

Abraham Zapruder: the man behind history's most infamous home movie

Andy Warhol loved it – so do conspiracy theorists the world over. But how exactly did Abraham Zapruder's fuzzy home movie of the Kennedy assassination 50 years ago became one of the great cultural icons of our time?<p>It's a scene etched into our collective unconscious. The smiling couple waving to …

The Only Books on JFK’s Assassination You Need to Read

Of the countless books written about JFK’s death 50 years ago, these are the only five that count—from the boiling hate pot of Dallas to definitive …

What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …

14 Literary Posters That Turn Famous Authors' Words Into Art

Who doesn't love a good literature-meets-graphic-design project?<p>We came across the work of Obvious State's Evan Robertson last year when he debuted his series of clever literary posters based on the words of authors like Ernest Hemingway and Kurt Vonnegut. Turning pithy quotes into whimsical works …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Mr. Skin’s Top 10 Nude Scenes of 2013, In Excruciating Pun Form

Being the sensitive intellectual I am, with a drawing room filled with framed degrees and pictures of dogs wearing turtlenecks, I would never dream of watching a work of art solely for the venal pleasure of spying some spry lass stripped of undergarments. But given that the female form is a …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …