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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Video Game Creators Are Using Apps To Teach Empathy

Much of the modern education reform movement has centered around the drive for data. Standardized tests now gauge whether children are at grade level seemingly every few months. Kids are observed, measured and sorted almost constantly.<p>In Silicon Valley, a $20 billion industry does much the same …

Hawking says not finding Higgs boson would be 'more interesting'

The discovery of the once-elusive Higgs boson particle after a decades-long hunt is widely regarded as a major breakthrough, but legendary physicist Stephen Hawking thinks the field would actually be more "interesting" if the Higgs had remained a mystery.<p>"Physics would be far more interesting if it …

Physics

Marvel TV shows to debut on Netflix

<b>Netflix has announced it will buy four new live-action TV series from comic book firm Marvel, bringing some lesser-known superheroes to the small screen.</b><p>The film and TV streaming service has committed to four 13-episode series, based around the characters Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and …

Ring Clock : Futuristic, Eco-Friendly, and Playful Ring that Displays The Time

<b>Ring Clock</b> is precious project of Gusztav Szikszai that took 2 years from the initial design picture to prototype. The first this project was posted …

Industrial Design

Why IT Dollars Will Go Further on Google's Floating Data Center

Is Google preparing another “moon shot”? The barge discovered in the San Francisco Bay this week hints at it, and rampant speculation has Google building a floating data center. Google hasn’t confirmed any ties to the barge, but many observers find it more than coincidental that the company filed …

Firefly Trailer

Not everyone needs (or even wants) a full-fledged RV when they take to the road, and for some, even a small towable trailer is overkill. For the guy …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

York University

adidas Originals 2013 Holiday Rivalry Hi “Legend Ink”

Crafted with deep navy suede, adidas Originals has released the “Legend Ink” colorway for the<p>Crafted with deep navy suede, adidas Originals has released the “Legend Ink” colorway for the return of its Holiday Rivalry Hi silhouette. Accented with subtle light-navy hints at the collar interior, the …