Viktor Justin

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Most Millionaires Created Their Own Luck by Taking These 4 Approaches (It's Not About Working Hard) | Inc.com

It can be tempting to imagine that all millionaires caught a lucky break or two along the way and that's why they achieved the success they have. Well, luck certainly played its part, but that's because most millionaires (or billionaires) aggressively created it.<p>What do I mean by that? The …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett Says If You Hire People on Intelligence but They Lack This Other Trait, Don't Bother | Inc.com

Warren Buffett gave some great advice a few years ago on key attributes to look for when considering job candidate<i>s.</i> He narrowed it down to three, but one is purely non-negotiable. Buffet said<i>:</i><p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they …

Employment

Pay attention: Practice can make your brain better at focusing

A new study examines how expertise changes the brain<p>Practicing paying attention can boost performance on a new task, and change the way the brain processes information, a new study says. This might explain why learning a new skill can start out feeling grueling, but eventually becomes more natural …

The Brain

There's A New Way to Use Meditation to Reshape Your Brain

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THE AI WILL SEE YOU NOW

They’re heeeere! Autonomous agents have finally hit a tipping point.<p>(<i>Note: I recently started doing a weekly Tech email for Flipboard, which comes</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Smoking may affect DNA for more than 30 years

Smoking affects the human genome - a complete set of DNA in a person, including all genes - in the form of DNA methylation, finds a new study …

Tardigrades can live 30 years in a freezer and survive in space, and now we know why

Scientists discover adaptations to life in extreme environments in the tardigrade genome<p>Tardigrades — also known as "water bears" — are microscopic animals that can live through almost anything: 30 years in a freezer, rapid dehydration, boiling and freezing temperatures, massive doses of radiation, …

Nasa announces more evidence for oceans on Jupiter's moon

NASA has announced some '"surprising evidence of activity" from one of Jupiter's largest moons on Monday, releasing new images captured from the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The images provide more evidence that there may be oceans on Europa.<p>However, despite fevered speculation on social media - Europa …

Facebook might soon let you earn money from your posts

With the launch of Instant Articles for publishers to deliver content and ads more quickly on mobile, Facebook made it clear that it was serious about monetizing content.<p>A new user survey from the company, spotted by The Verge, hints at the possibility of Facebook allowing users to accept donations …

7 Scientific Ways to Become Smarter

You can vastly improve your brain's performance by making a few minor changes in your daily routine.<p>A while back, I posted a column describing five scientific ways to become smarter. Since then, I've been reading more about neuroscience, hoping to find additional easy techniques to improve brain …