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You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

Critical Thinking

All About Orgasms: Why We Have Them, Why We Don't, and How to Increase Pleasure

Most women will experience an orgasm, though it may take practice or experimenting with positions.<p>An orgasm can be a mild and sensuous experience, or …

Want to Make Money? Then Understand How Money Works! Here's Your Complete Guide.

A key to mastering anything is understanding the foundation or base of that concept so that you can build on it. As investors, our route goal is …

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Small Business

20 Stunning iPhone Features That Apple Doesn’t Talk About

The smartphones designed by Apple have long occupied a strong position in the mobile market. They have become so popular that every other person in …

3tags.org

Mystery of 101-year-old master pianist who has dementia

At first glance, she was elderly and delicate – a woman in her 90s with a declining memory. But then she sat down at the piano to play.<p>“Everybody in …

The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

Advertise here with BSA<br>During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot …

UI Design

Are Chatbots Really The Future Of Web Design?

Here’s what working designers think of the conversational interface trend.<p>Adrian Zumbrunnen was terrified of what conversational interfaces meant for him as a UX designer. “The conversational interface is scary,” he says. “Will I still have a place in this industry when pushing pixels around is no …

Chatbots

Tesla’s Simple Business Strategy You Can Implement Immediately

<i>“I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”</i> — <b>Elon Musk</b><p>Tesla recently announced their $35k car, a massive drop from …

Tesla

As venture capital dries up, tech start-ups discover frugality

Tech start-up Appthority's office has plush conference rooms, soundproof phone booths, an enormous kitchen and a view of San Francisco Bay. It has ping-pong and foosball tables, beer on tap and 11 types of tea.<p>The cybersecurity company owns none of it. And that's how the company's president and …

Tools that Will Make a Web Developer's Life Easier

Introduction<p>Today, the world has grown so much and has been so friendly for developers, thousands of tools floating in the market for free, but we …

Web Development

7 Simple Mistakes That Can Put Even Smart People Deep in Credit Card Debt

I ran up $28,710 in credit card debt by not being careful. Here's what I did wrong.<p>How much credit card debt do you have? More important, would you be ashamed to answer that question? If so, you aren't alone. Various surveys over the years have shown the degree of shame we attach to misuse of that …

Personal Finance

Sleep-Wake Cycle Controlled by Salts in the Brain

<b>Danish research is behind a new epoch-making discovery, which may prove decisive to future brain research. The level of salts in the brain plays a</b> …

Neuroscience

Why You'll Need to Own More Stocks After You Retire

Retirement planners like to relay best practices to clients via simple, easy-to-understand rules. Whether it’s sticking to a 4% yearly withdrawal …

Retirement

Artist Spotlight: Alex Kuno – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Art

We've been measuring inequality wrong – here's the real story

Despite appearances to the contrary, the 2016 presidential follies managed to feature at least a few policy discussions amid all the …

Income Inequality
Yoga

Microinteractions: the secret of great app design

The best products do two things well: features and details. Features are what draw people to your product. <i>Details</i> are what keeps them there. And …

UI Design

September | 2012

Deadlocks, Waiting and Pulsing

If you looked at the documentation for Monitor.Enter and Monitor.Exit, you will no doubt have seen that there are various other methods in the …

25 “facts” that really aren’t: You’ve heard them all your life and they just aren’t true

Carrots improve your vision, bats are blind & there’s a 5-second rule when food falls on the floor, right? Well, no<p>There are scientific facts that most of us accept as true. The Earth is round. Check. E=MC squared. Check. Humans evolved from apes. Not exactly.<p>It might come as a surprise that …

Hpv

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

Hiking

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Harvard Business School

Ford Says "Sayonara!" to the Japanese Market

Ford Motor Company is pulling out of Japan, where it sells both the Ford and Lincoln brands. According to a report by <i>The Detroit Bureau</i>, affected employees were notified of the decision via an email from David Schoch, Ford president of the Asia Pacific region. The company also is quitting the …

Ford Motor Company

25 Trendy Diets That Are Total Bullsh*t

Just say no.<p>When it comes to weight loss, we like to play by numbers, so here's a few: 45 percent of Americans usually like to make New Year's resolutions, and of those people, 38 percent cite some form of "lose weight" or "improve health" at the top of their to-do list. Having a plan to hit the …

Nutrition

Performance of MySQL Semi-Synchronous Replication Over High Latency Connections

I have seen a few posts on DBA.SE (where I answer a lot of questions) recommending the use of semi-synchronous replication in MySQL 5.5 over a WAN as …

This stock market dip isn't a buying opportunity

The stock market is off to its worst start in history this year. Not only that, the losses over the past few weeks have come amid one of the most rapid declines over the past few decades. This has some coming to the conclusion this has to be buying opportunity.<p>I've seen plenty of headlines and …

Stock Markets

These 12 slides from Albert Edwards predict the next global financial collapse

It was hosted by Albert Edwards, an economist at Societe Generale who is the voice of market bears, or people who think imbalances in the financial system will lead to a collapse.<p>In a little over 100 slides, Edwards and speakers Russell Napier and Andrew Lapthorne took apart the global economy and …

Markets