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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 …

Online Education

Physicist Michio Kaku has some powerful predictions for the future

by Jolene Creighton March 26, 2018 Future Society 53759<p>No one knows more about the world of tomorrow than Michio Kaku.<p>Equal parts theoretical …

Apple and IBM Unveil Artificial Intelligence Service That Coca-Cola Is Testing

Apple and IBM have teamed up on an artificial intelligence service that is intended to make it easier for business customers to create apps.<p>The …

IBM’s Watson Assistant lets any company build Alexa-like voice interfaces

You get a voice assistant, and you get a voice assistant, and you...<p>IBM is today launching Watson Assistant, a new service aimed at companies looking to build voice-activated virtual assistants for their own products. Want your hotel’s rooms to remember a guest’s preferences for air-con? Or your …

6 Instant Pot Recipes to Get You Through the Rest of Winter

It may still be cold outside, but these delicious and cozy Instant Pot meals will lift your spirits.

Cooking

Here Is The Most Popular Book In Each State

Colorado and Kansas just don't give a f*ck.

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

14 wellness pros share the healthy breakfasts they eat every morning

A healthy morning can set the tone for a healthy day, so it’s no surprise that wellness experts know a thing or two about nourishing, energizing …

Wellness

Scientists find cellular roots of anxiety

From students stressing over exams to workers facing possible layoffs, worrying about the future is a normal and universal experience.<p>But when …

Google reveals the top things people want to find out ‘How to’ do

Google has a new website compiled using search data and built by its News Lab, working together with Xaquin G.V., an interactive visual data journalist. The site uses data related to searches made by users about “How To” do things, which represents a massive amount of activity on Google, it turns …

Mobile Devices

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

Microsoft’s Monopoly Hangover

Microsoft announced something very impressive last week: revenue for the company’s 2017 fiscal year (which ended June 30) increased 5% …

IBM is ordering its work-from-home employees to stop working from home

By Gene Marks<p>Contributor<p>Considering a work-from-home policy for your workers? It’s certainly a popular move. In fact, about 25 percent of U.S. workers do some or all of their work from home, according to a Gallup poll. But wait, you may want to reconsider. Some of the country’s largest and most …

Work from Home

7 Easy Chinese Food Recipes So You Can Give the Delivery Guy a Break

We all love Chinese food, but isn't it high time to put down the take-out menu, take out a pan, and try cooking our favorite dishes ourselves? (In …

Food & Dining

Mark Zuckerberg Introduces His Smart Butler, Jarvis, to the World

The CEO of Facebook Shares His Thoughts on His Quest to Integrate AI Into the Home—Starting with His Own. We share his post in full, and welcome comments from the Dwell community.<p>Posted to Facebook by Mark Zuckerberg:<p>My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI to run my home -- like …

Artificial Intelligence

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Apps

Elon Musk Is Wrong. We Aren't Living in a Simulation

A simulated apple can't feed anybody, and other reality checks by a philosopher and a cognitive scientist.<p>Recently Elon Musk made internet headlines by claiming that the probability we live in "base reality" is one in billions. Instead, we are much more likely to be living in a historical ancestor …

How Uber conquered London | Sam Knight

To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars<p>Every week in London, 30,000 people download Uber to their phones and order a car for the first time. The technology company, which is worth $60bn, calls this moment “conversion”. Uber has deployed its …

San Francisco

Listen to Yung Lean’s new album Warlord here

Fresh off the back of a long line of Instagram teasers, Swedish sad-boy rapper Yung Lean has finally dropped his second album, <i>Warlord</i>, which is available to stream in full on Spotify (below).<p>Crammed full of references to kush (his track “Afghanistan” is about Afghan draw), sports merch (“AF1s” pays …

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Mike Bryan<p>Read full profile<p>Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of …

Motivation

Men are suffering from a psychological phenomenon that can undermine their success, but they're too ashamed to talk about it

Common symptoms include worrying that your success in life has been the result of some kind of error and thinking that everyone around you is more intelligent than you.<p>For years, the scientific community believed that the phenomenon was largely confined to high-achieving women. But many of those …

Self-improvement

Make Your Facebook Profile More Private in 6 Easy Steps

Managing Facebook’s labyrinthine privacy settings is an ongoing challenge, not least because the options available to users are constantly changing. …

The Secret of The FinTech Unicorns

As the density of FinTech unicorns club grows over years with amazingly innovative solutions being democratized, there is a legitimate question …

Venture Capital

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

Improve Your Posture with These Exercises from the Army Field Manual

Posture can affect a lot of things, including our confidence and how other people feel about us. Teach yourself good posture by practicing these …

The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. Unfortunately we’ve gotten no more information on dates aside from early 2016. However, the games we saw during today’s keynote look …

Virtual Reality

Amazon launches a free cloud-based screenwriting app

Amazon has unveiled Storywriter, a free cloud-based tool for writing movie and TV screenplays in standard format that’s suitable for users of all skill levels.<p>Storywriter includes a number of useful features such as automatically formatting your text while you type, auto-saving and …

Smart menstrual cup tracks your periods and knows if you're ill

A common complaint from women about tampons is that wearing one is annoying and messy. On top of that, every time one is used, there's a risk of contracting Toxic Shock Syndrome, a life-threatening bacterial infection. It's one of the reasons that menstrual cups have entered mainstream use, since …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle