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9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

101 Work From Home Jobs

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easier to enjoy work-life balance and apply for jobs no matter where you reside.<p>Whether you're looking to join an established company, start your own …

Small Business

Why Stephen Hawking is more afraid of capitalism than robots

In October, a Reddit user asked Stephen Hawking if he thinks robots are coming to take all of our jobs.<p>"In particular, do you foresee a world where people work less because so much work is automated?" the user asked the renowned physicist on an Ask Me Anything thread.<p>The question isn't crazy. …

Singularity

Psychologist: Mental Illness Is a Result of Intolerable Circumstances, Not Defective Genes

The health professions make a grave mistake when they treat mental illnesses as “discrete brain conditions that are largely genetically determined …

What If Your Anxiety or Depression Is Actually "DDD"?

An increasingly common psychological disorder called depersonalization may be going undiagnosed.<p><b>This article originally appeared in the April 2007 issue of ELLE.</b><p>There are many analogies Sandy Gale uses to describe her affliction: It's as if she is separated from others by an invisible barrier, as …

Fort Lauderdale

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

Time Management

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Self-improvement

Your Smartwatch's Motion Sensors Can Reveal Everything You Type (Including Passwords)

You can now add smartwatches to the list of potential ways your private data could be leaked. Tony Beltramelli, a Master’s students at the IT …

Magic Mirror on the Wall, “Is Pi or ESP, Fairest of All?”

“What’s the weather like, honey?” <i>“I don’t know. Let me check the mirror.”</i> The mirror?Both [Dylan Pierce] and [Dani Eichorn] have mirror projects that …

Raspberry Pi

The Algorithms Are Taking Over: Who Controls Our Online Future?

The online world is becoming an ever-more-important piece of our societal existence. In the US, people have become so glued to their phones that 10% of all pedestrian emergency room visits are now from cell phones and not a week goes by without another report of what has become “death by …

Internet

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

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Psychology

9 Mantras That Will Keep You Mentally Strong During Tough Times

While it's often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of the hardships most people face at one time or another.<p>The way you …

Self-help

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

The world's largest 3D-printed drone is also its fastest, clocking in at 150 MPH

The rapidly advancing industries of 3D printing and drone technology continue to innovate at breakneck speeds, and just this past weekend, a group of engineers raised the bar even higher. During an exhibition at the Dubai Airshow, researchers from the aviation company Aurora Flight Sciences and the …

3D Printing

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Happiness

How do I Start Lucid Dreaming?

Many of the questions I get about Lucid Dreaming come from complete beginners to the subject, and by far the most popular is, simply: "How do I do it?"<p>In my experience, there is a five step process to becoming an intentional lucid dreamer. First, you have to be able to remember your dreams: you can …

Meditation

18 Amazing Foods For A Long Life

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

How a US chipmaker unwittingly became an incubator for Indian entrepreneurs

In 1985, the American chip designer Texas Instruments (TI) set up a research and development centre (pdf) in Bengaluru—then mostly a pensioners’ paradise, far from becoming the technology hub it is today.<p>Over the years, the company hired the best talent from India’s finest engineering colleges to …

Startups

I thought of sharing seven simple Machine Learning concepts

It’s hard not to be fascinated by machine learning. It is overwhelmingly powerful. As former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says, it is going to be the …

Machine Learning

HP announces full 3D scanning with the $299 3D Capture Stage turntable for Sprout PC

Jun 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>As more and more hobbyists and casual users start to enter the world of 3D content creation with the goal of being able to …

Implantable brain electronics is here

Mesh electronics being injected through sub-100 micrometer inner diameter glass needle into aqueous solution (credit: Lieber Research Group, Harvard …