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This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the difference between billionaires and the rest of us

Rich people think differently than the average person, and Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, who died with an estimated net worth of $10.2 billion, was no …

10 homes that make impressive use of their basements

Secret spaces beneath trapdoors, underground pools and subterranean yoga rooms feature in our latest Pinterest roundup, which focuses on homes with …

Scientists Have Made a Two-Dimensional Material That's Never Been Seen in Nature

Whoa.<p>A team of researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia has reportedly made a 'once-in-a-decade discovery' that will radically change …

This transforming drone can fly like an airplane and spin like a seed

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Drones

13 Easy Things That Can Instantly Change How People Perceive You

Whether you're an anxious person who is worried about how people will perceive you, or someone who'd like to do damage control after making a bad …

Self-help

Change Your Words, Change Your Life

<i>“Language shapes our behavior and each word we use is imbued with multitudes of personal meaning. The right words spoken in the right way can bring</i> …

New discovery: finding your purpose in life improves both your sleep and your salary

If you’re having trouble getting out of bed in the morning, it’s evidence that you need something to live for.<p>A new Northwestern University study …

Sleep

Four robot demos you missed at TC Sessions: Robotics

TC Sessions: Robotics featured robots for as far as the eye could see, and several took the stage for special demonstrations. We were honored to play host as these innovative companies and teams showed off their latest creations. The videos are below are well worth your time.<p>The latest version of</b> …

Robotics

Assorted Ducati Concepts by Jakusa Design

I'm a sucker for a good concept sketch, and these Ducati motorcycle renders by Jakusa Design have been fueling my imagination lately, so I thought it …

Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

Employment

To Live Your Best Life, Learn These Ten Simple Habits

<i>What can I do to make sure I am becoming the best version of myself? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …

Self-improvement

15+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

Learning a new skill is easier than you think. While sitting in a classroom might seem like the only option, online classes are now more popular than ever. Art, photography, and design courses are all at your fingertips with sites like Craftsy and CreativeLive. Plus, they're taught by people at the …

Acquainted

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Revolutionary gel is five times stronger than steel - CNN Style

Written by Jenny Marc, CNNKaty Scott, CNN<p>This feature is part of Vision Japan, a series about the visionaries who are changing Japan, and the places that inspire this innovation. See more here.<p>Researchers have developed a new gel they say is as durable as metal, has the flexibility of jello, and …

Helmets

My 11-year-old son auditioned at Juilliard, and we both learned a lot about how top performers practice

From December to March, my son practiced for three hours a day to prepare. At the end of March, we recorded him playing "Cello Concerto in A minor" by Saint-Saëns, and we sent it off to Juilliard.<p>The results of the first round came quickly. He made the cut.<p>The art of practicing is finding a process …

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's my best investing advice for your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Investing in too many things at once could destroy your wealth. Courtesy of Chris Reining <i>Chris Reining worked as cyber security programmer in the Midwest before retiring as a millionaire at age 37. The following was recently published under the "Ask Chris" column on his website.</i><p>Today's question …

“Very few decisions have to be final”: What I wish I’d known at age 21

When I was 21, I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. I knew I was headed to law school, so I assumed I would be a lawyer for the rest of my life. I didn’t know that life is long enough to allow for reinvention, do-overs, and big errors—that very few decisions ever have to be final, or …

Student Finance

Build your career with free online courses

The 21st century is termed the information age which is heavily powered by the internet. Turn on your phone, top up your phone with internet bundles …

Learning

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

Artificial Intelligence

2016 Ford GT & 1966 Ford GT40 - 75881 | Speed Champions

Rated 4 out of 5 by Bioscan from A nice slice of nostalgia I purchased 75881 solely for the 1966 Ford GT40, a car I immediately fell in love with …

Why Elon Musk Could Beat Mark Zuckerberg to Brain Connectivity

It's the science battle for your mind.<p>In the next few years, you might be able to text your friends about the annoying person in line with you at the …

Singularity

An H-Shaped Home With A Greenhouse-Like Extension

We’ve seen a lot of houses with unusual configurations and this H-shaped one is pretty unusual although not as odd as others. This spatial …

An Air Force Academy cadet created a bullet-stopping goo to use for body armor

After a little more than a year of research and more than 20 attempts to get the right materials, an Air Force Academy cadet and professor have developed a kind of goo that can be used to enhance existing types of body armor.<p>As part of a chemistry class project in 2014, Cadet 1st Class Hayley Weir …

A Tiny Device Can Transform Air Pollution Into Usable Fuel

Hydrogen Fuel<p>Scientists from the University of Antwerp and University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium have an innovative new solution to pollution …

Pollution

5 Hacks To Speed Up The Learning Process

The ability to learn things quickly is a tremendous asset. People who can rapidly grasp new concepts, learn and apply new and effective skills, and …

9 Exciting Ways to Live a More Adventurous Life

On its most basic level, adventure is just plain fun and a cool experience to write and ‘gram about. And stepping outside of your comfort zone won’t just make your life <i>feel</i> more interesting, it will also change you for the better — making you bolder and more self-assured while improving your social …

Bill Gates Has Seven Predictions for the Future

Bill Gates has been almost prophetic in his past predictions: his 1999 list was hauntingly accurate, foreseeing the advent of price comparison …

Belgian researchers successfully test a device that turns air pollution into energy

Generating energy by cleaning the air we breath sounds like wishful thinking, but Belgian scientists are working hard on making it a reality.<p>According to University of Leuven’s website, researchers successfully managed to convert pollution into energy, in association with the University of Antwerp. …

Energy storage could be revolutionized by adding an atomic layer of water

We all want to make the switch to more sustainable energy sources (or at least the sane ones), but the problem is making it reliable enough to replace our current systems. Big part of that is creating better energy storage, which according to scientists could be achieved with good ol’ H2O.<p>North …