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Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

Egg Drop Soup Recipe

A new post from She Wears Many Hats.This simple, yet oh so satisfying, <b>Egg Drop Soup</b> recipe can be made in no time. The post Egg Drop Soup Recipe …

Soup

Alzheimer’s may be due to renegade synapse-pruning mechanism

Alzheimer’s disease, the notoriously hard-to-treat neurodegenerative disorder, may be caused by the immune system overzealously pruning the …

An ancient virus has been found in human DNA — and it may still be active

This ancient retrovirus is a kind of living fossil, and the discovery of an intact copy of it within the human genome poses questions as to how it has survived, and suggests others from the distant evolutionary past may lie dormant in the DNA of many species.<p>A retrovirus replicates by inserting its …

Biology

Best science fiction books to read

By Washington Post Staff<p>Fans of science fiction find themselves in the genre for a number of reasons. It could be a love of all the accoutrements that mark the genre: new species, alien warfare, spaceships and gripping anti-heroes. But, it also serves as a crystal ball — showing humanity through …

6 Things You Better Not Say To A High School Senior In March

College decisions are rolling out and you may need to tiptoe around the eggshells.<p>March is the month of decisions for college-bound high school seniors. It's when colleges let applicants know whether they've been deemed worthy of occupying a 6-by-6 dorm room shared with three others while their …

How to Make Sure Your Kids Have 'Grit,' Backed by Research

What makes kids persist? What gives them the “grit” to keep working hard in school, to get good grades and ultimately be successful in life?<p>A big …

The Mind-Reading Hormone: Your Brain's Key to Empathy

The worst time to ask your boss for a raise is when she's having a bad day, giving reason to tune in to her mood, but it's all too easy to …

Universities seek open-source solution to ‘absurd’ textbook prices

Rajiv Jhangiani grew accustomed to the emails he would receive from his students at the start of each semester:<p>“Is a previous edition OK?”<p>“Do I …

New Mathematical Model Maps The Expansion of The Early Universe Better Than Ever Before

This is where we came from.<p>Physicists in Switzerland are using new code called 'gevolution' together with Einstein's theory of general relativity to …

Exploding nanobubbles can kill cancer cells

Clusters of gold atoms can detect and kill cancer cells commonly left behind after tumor-removal surgery, according to a study of a new …

23 Free Health And Fitness Apps You Need To Download Immediately

Whether you're trying to lose weight, train for a 5k, or just track your sodium intake, there's an app for that.<p>Response in this post have been edited and condensed for clarity.

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to Science

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

How Astronauts Keep the ISS from Becoming a Revolting Orbital Stink Bomb

In space, no one can hear you clean.<p>Astronauts might be able to escape Earth's gravity, but they can't escape their household chores. That's why the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) sets aside some time every Saturday to make sure that their orbital habitat is spick and span.<p>This week, …

Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

Get ready to do some deep dreaming of your own<p>Google wants to teach you deep learning — if you're ready that is. The tech giant has launched a free course explaining the machine learning technique that underpins so many of its services. (Google uses deep learning for everything from speech …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

CEOs

Learn how to code & make serious bank with this online training program — it's just $39

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>StackCommerce Coding is a very in-demand skill set in today's job market, and employers are compensating individuals who possess it …

For 1st time, MIT's free online classes can carry credit

In a pilot project announced Wednesday, students will be able to take a semester of free online courses in one of MIT's graduate programs and then, if they pay a "modest fee" of about $1,500 and pass an exam, they will earn a "MicroMaster's" degree, the school said.<p>The new degree represents half of …

College & University

Learn to Code: The Full Beginner's Guide

If you've been looking to learn how to code, we can help you get started. Here are 4.5 lessons on the basics and extra resources to keep you</b> …

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What is Model-Based Machine Learning?

What is Model-Based Machine Learning?

Machine Learning

You Can Battle Stormtroopers In This Epic Lightsaber Escape Star Wars Game

Ever wanted to turn your smartphone into an elegant weapon for a more civilized age? Your wish has been granted.<p>In the final days leading up to the …

Stephen Hawking’s New Black Hole Theory Might Reveal The History Of The Universe

The black hole is famously so dense, not even light can escape it. But something can, or at least it can linger at the edges. This is the centerpiece of Stephen Hawking’s new theory about black holes.<p>For a long time, the general theory about black holes explained that they have no particular …

The Best Breakfast For Weight Loss

<b>Question:</b> What are the best foods to eat in the morning for weight loss? —<i>Dylan Maehrlein</i><p>One word: Protein. A slew of research shows that a high-protein breakfast, like eggs and bacon, trumps high-carb eats such as cereal. In addition to helping you feel more full after your meal, the effects last …

Could just two people repopulate Earth?

The last man on Earth is a common trope in fiction – but what if it actually happened? How many people would it take to save our species?<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The alien predators arrived by boat. Within two years, everyone was …

Remote Control Robot Tutorial

Arduino: How To Build An Obstacle Avoiding Robot

How to Make a Robot

How to build a robot with Raspberry Pi

Robotics is an exciting way to introduce people to programming but it can also be a little difficult sometimes for newcomers to get to grips with as …

How to Build a Robot - Part 1 - Making the body