Timothy Liwag Quiros

31 Flips | 2 Magazines | 20 Likes | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @TimothyLiwa39q7 | Keep up with Timothy Liwag Quiros 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 “Timothy Liwag Quiros”

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?<p>Photo by chris riebschlager<p><b>1. Planning</b><p>We can't work all the time, but then again we can't …

How does long-term marijuana use affect the brain?

Jason Redmond/Reuters<p>Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug — something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports, as well as some studies, have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to …

How I Finally Quit Making Excuses and Got Healthy Habits to Stick

These were the excuses I made when I failed—yet again—to keep up a new habit. These were the things I'd tell myself when I thought about the things I …

Why All Men Should Make Strength Training a Priority (Besides a Six-pack and More Sex)

Most men begin strength training to obtain a six-pack in hopes of increasing their chances for more sex.<p>Nothing shocking here, right?<p>That was my mentality when I first walked into my college gym. I was a bugged-eyed 165-pound freshman who immediately became enamored with the weight room.<p>It was love …

10 Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happy AF

Trust me, no. 10 is something you could do right now.<p>A lot of the time, "do this and you'll be happy" lists read like directions on how to make ice cubes. Like, duh, you should exercise and eat vegetables. But what else? A recent AskReddit thread prompted users to reveal the little things they do …

China is joining the Hyperloop race

The technology under development would involve loading passengers into pods and projecting them through vacuum tubes at high speeds.<p>The researcher said some of the work being done in China and the US was funded by the military as the technology might have ­defence ­applications.<p>A US team developing …

I Stopped Complaining for One Month. Here's How It Changed Me

I've never been one to "look on the bright side." That's slightly embarrassing to admit, since in the grand scheme of things, I don't have many—if …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

University of British Columbia

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity and Creativity

<i>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." </i>-- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows …

Try This Trick To Forget A Bad Memory

To let go of a memory, you have to forget the context it occurred in.<p>Whether it's an embarrassing situation at work or a bad date, everyone has memories they'd rather forget, and now new research suggests a way to do just that.<p>In the study, researchers found that trying to push away your thoughts …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Make You A Better Writer

Textio, a service that helps job recruiters by flagging both good and poor phrasing, now aims to be a real-time writing coach.<p>The best way to make your writing better is to show it to someone who knows the topic at least as well as you do. That someone can now be an artificial intelligence system …

Artificial Intelligence

Will the “Real” Reality Please Stand Up?

One peculiarity of our times is that people are so quick to accept the reality they see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. We do this automatically, disregarding the fact that every preceding age was totally mystified by existence, to the point that mystics, poets, philosophers, sages, and spiritual …

Consciousness

Inventor of the cell phone says this is the next big thing

Marty Cooper, who built the first handheld cell phone, says his invention has a glaring flaw: You have to keep charging its battery.<p>"Keeping your phone charger around is a real annoyance," Cooper told CNNMoney in an interview. "And I think it's going to be an increasing problem."<p>Ensuring that your …

Gear & Gadgets

10-year-old kid finds flaw in Instagram, Facebook hands him $10k

A 10-year-old Finnish boy found a way to get Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's attention.<p>According to Finland news site Iltalehti, the child named Jani (whose last name has been withheld) somehow managed to sneak into Instagram's servers (the company is owned by Facebook) and delete text posted by …

The Weightlifting Routine That Helped This Runner Put On 40 Pounds Of Muscle

Ryan Hall is the fastest American-born marathoner. After his retirement, he set his sights on the bulking up<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this …

10 Shower Habits That You've Been Doing Wrong Your Whole Life

<i>By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings</i><p>If you're anything like me, taking a long, hot shower can be one of the best parts of the day. Whether using it to start the morning or taking one before bed, it can be quite relaxing to enjoy a steamy rinse.<p>However, I had no idea that the way I've been showering …

How to Build a Personal Brand Without Being Obnoxious

If you want to find out more about someone—a first date, a potential employer or employee, an influencer on social media—what’s the first thing you …

Johnson & Johnson just lost another talcum powder cancer lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson has suffered its second costly court defeat in less than three months over claims its talcum powder caused cancer. And many more cases are looming.<p>A jury in St. Louis awarded $55 million in damages to Gloria Ristesund, who used Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder for more than 35 …

Johnson & Johnson

This Week in Popular

Digging into the data, we rounded up the top 25 images that reached Popular in the 500px community over the past week — liked, favorited, and …

Olympic National Park

How to master the art of decision making

The last part of the decision-making diet is monitoring.<p>Since every person has a personal lifestyle, unique and constantly changing, what works for you might not work for me. That’s why it’s important to monitor your behavior.<p>A research study conducted at Duke University shows that nearly half of …

Japanese engineers have built a super-efficient floating solar plant

While solar power is one of the most eco-friendly and safest solutions for energy, it isn't always considered efficient. Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing are now implementing a new technology, building solar plants that can float on water, for improved efficiency in power output.<p><b>Follow Tech</b> …

Google has a crazy idea for injecting a computer into your eyeball

A patent filed in 2014 and published Thursday describes a device that could correct vision without putting contacts in or wearing glasses everyday.<p>But to insert the device, a person must undergo what sounds like a rather intrusive procedure.<p>Here's how it would work: After surgically removing a …

The New Mind Manipulators

Your mind is being controlled by distant strangers who don't have your best interests at heart. If that sounds like a paranoid fantasy, brace yourself and read on. These are the findings of a series of scientific studies that show how a few dominant institutions have the power to affect how you …

13 apps that can make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Self-Taught Photographer Finds Unique Way To Shoot Weddings… Reflected On Rings

Some of you might remember Peter Adams-Shawn, whose eye-reflection wedding photos we covered last year. Well, still your beating hearts, because …

15 Lucid Dreaming Facts That Will Make You Question Reality

Are you sure you aren't dreaming right now?

Futurist Ray Kurzweil wants to use tiny robots in our bloodstream to fight disease and live forever

In an interview with Playboy, Kurzweil described a future in which microscopic robots inhabit our bloodstream, helping our immune system fight disease.<p>"By the 2020s we'll start using nanobots to complete the job of the immune system," he said. "Our immune system is great, but it evolved thousands …

14 Signs Of People Who Advance Rapidly In Their Careers

Have you ever wondered why some people advance rapidly in their careers and others don’t? Would you like to climb the ladder of success but don’t …

How to Trick Your Brain Into Working When it Doesn't Want To

<i>How do you get yourself to work effectively/focused when the motivation isn't there or you don't feel like it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Duhigg, Staff Writer, New York Times</b> …