Skanerman

38 Added | 1 Magazine | 12 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @Skanerman | Keep up with Skanerman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Skanerman”

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 …

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. …

Motivation

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

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 innovative companies are …

The Workplace

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 - Dwell

My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI to run my home -- like Jarvis in <i>Iron Man</i>.<p>My goal was to learn about the state of artificial intelligence—where we're further along than people realize and where we're still a long ways off. These challenges always lead me to learn more than I …

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 …

Google

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 …

Singularity

How Uber conquered London

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 …

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 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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

Readers are leaders. By reading these 20 books before you are 30, you will be ready for a lifetime of learning, applying and growing as a person.

Books

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. …

Apps

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

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 …

Yoga

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 …

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

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly16 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Men's Fashion

Pocket-sized personal transporters could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo

<i>(Reuters)</i> — A Japanese engineer has developed a portable transporter small enough to be carried in a backpack that he says is the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Kuniako Saito and his team at Cocoa Motors recently unveiled the lithium battery-powered “WalkCar” transporter, which is …

Japanese Yen

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone (Galapagos Phone): What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again—and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country.<p>For those of you who don’t remember, once upon a time Japan was the world leader in …

Mobile

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

The Style Evolution of Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

To celebrate their 30th birthday, we're taking a look back at the influential Olsens' sartorial transformation.<p>From playing the dual role of mischievous Michelle on <i>Full House</i> to building an entertainment—and now, fashion—empire, we've been hooked on the Olsen sisters since day one. Now, to …

Yep, that tablet at bedtime really is messing with your sleep

New study links screen use at night with less REM sleep<p>If you’re reading a book before bed, what do you reach for: a paperback, a tablet, or an e-reader? The choice you make will have an effect on your sleep, and if you answered either of the last two then you probably already know the news isn't …