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How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Oculus demos augmented social virtual reality with facial expressions

Today on stage at Oculus’ Connect conference, Mark Zuckerberg demonstrated a new social VR experience that overlays VR avatars of friends who are elsewhere on top of your vision so you can hang out together<p>Inside this social VR experience you can take real world scenes in the form of 360 photos, …

Virtual Reality

Duolingo adds AI-powered chatbots to help you learn languages

Can bots make learning a new language easier? Duolingo is about to find out.<p>The language learning startup updated its app Thursday with a new feature …

Funny Google Search Tricks and Secrets(Best Collections-2016)

Unless you’re living a life without technology, <b>Google</b> is used by almost everyone. Last month around 12 billion searches was made through Google by …

Google Search

How Time Dilation Explains the "Twin Paradox"

If you travel in a spaceship and come back, you'll have aged less than the people who stayed. But why?<p>Last week's lesson was time dilation, and you hopefully understand the basics of how it works. Cliff notes: According to Einstein's theory of relativity, the faster you travel, the slower time …

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

6 Things Recruiters Look For in Your LinkedIn Profile

The saying, as it goes, is that you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Most people in the job market barely even get a first …

Employment

17 scientific facts to motivate you to eat healthy even when you really don't want to

But a proper diet really does have insane health benefits. (Those benefits are sometimes difficult to tease apart, since people who eat healthy generally have other healthy habits as well, but the perks we've included here are pretty well-established.)<p>What's considered "healthy eating" is always a …

This Best-Selling TED Speaker Told Oprah the 5-Step Secret to Happiness

Is it possible to increase your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

Online Life

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working and what's not. Then we …

7 science-backed reasons you should make art, even if you're bad at it

We've been making it for about as long as we've been called humans, and few would argue against its value as culturally enriching as well as emotionally and often intellectually rewarding. Making art for art's sake is plenty.<p>Yet as scientific research has shown, our minds seem built to enjoy and …

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Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle

Nutrition Articles<p>Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle<p>These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein …

Nutrition

25 Foods That Support Bone Health

Your bones require specific nutrients to stay strong and healthy. Calcium and vitamin D are the two big ones that I think most people recognize, but …

The Immutability of Math and How Almost Everything Else Will Pass

<i>TL;DR: Right now, there’s a cultural push to untie the historical link between advanced math and programming that could partially deter engineers from entering the field. But those who have a strong foundation in math will have the best jobs of the future. Let’s stop separating math from</i> …

Lemon Ginger Detox Drink - Quiet Corner

There’s nothing more refreshing than a cool drink mixed with a few tasty ingredients that delight the taste buds. But you don’t need to drive to your …

18 Binge-Worthy Shows That Have Every Single Episode On Netflix

Each show can be watched from first to last episode, to maximize your binge-watching potential.

Database Handling in Python

In the information age we are living in, we can see how much data the world is exchanging. We are basically creating, storing, and retrieving data, …

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20 Things Only Formerly-Overweight People Know

At the end of every weight loss show, contestants parade across a television studio stage in form-fitting, trendy clothes that show off their new …

Weight Loss

How to Choose the Best Breakfast for Your Body

Yes, there's even science to prove it! A study published in <i>Obesity Research & Clinical Practice</i> found those who eat breakfast maintain steady blood …

Nutrition

The Truth About Common Nutrition Myths

Following a healthy diet and eating right is tough sometimes. There's so much conflicting evidence on foods and nutrition, plus there's so much …

Microsoft Applicant Shares Crazy Hard Interview Question That Left Him Stumped

The Brain Photo credit: hans engbers/ShutterstockIf you're going for an interview at one of the world’s top tech companies, you need to know your …

Employment