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How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

A depression drug that researchers have called 'the most important discovery in half a century' just got a big lift

Ketamine, which has been called "the most important discovery in half a century," just got a step closer to becoming the first new depression drug in 35 years.<p>Johnson & Johnson, one of the pharmaceutical companies pursuing the drug's fast-acting antidepressant qualities, presented some promising …

Johnson & Johnson

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Self-help

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

This material uses energy from ambient light to kill hospital superbugs

<b>PHOENIX</b> — A new material that harnesses the power of ambient light to produce bacteria-killing molecules could help stem the spread of hospital …

Psychological Weapons of Mass Persuasion

The truth about the controversial science that has everyone worried

Meet the Student Who Got Into All 20 Top Colleges He Applied To. Here's How He Did It

"I got nervous, because I don't think anyone ever wants to be rejected."<p>It's the time of year when the nation's top colleges are letting applicants know once and for all whether they've been admitted. A lot of students are probably hoping against hope for just one top choice. But one Texas high …

Successful Leaders Use This 1 Brain Trick to Master Persuasion

The idea that you can influence someone's thoughts with your brainwaves has suddenly become less unbelievable.<p>Entrepreneurial brilliance may be rooted in a genius idea, but entrepreneurial success often comes down to the art of persuasion. At every step of the way, you have to convince someone -- …

You Can Survive Even the Most Painful Feelings

It is normal to believe that we would not be able to survive a traumatic life event such as the death of our child, our spouse being diagnosed with …

Waiting Is Hard. This Can Make It Easier, According to Neuroscience

A recent study shows mindfulness can take the worry out of waiting. Here are two techniques to use any time you're on the edge of your seat.<p>An entrepreneur just might have been Tom Petty's muse when the singer set to music something small business owners know all too well: The waiting is the …

Woman is delighted to find herself alone on train, until she realizes she's not

Finding yourself alone on public transportation is a rare and miraculous occurrence.<p>Stevie was so delighted to find out that she seemed to be the …

Transit

Duolingo data shows this is the fastest way to learn a new language

Language-learning app Duolingo recently combed through a mountain of user data to find the best times each day to practice a foreign language. Its findings were published today at <i>Quartz</i>.<p>The findings essentially mirrored a 2016 study that showed the positive effect on sleep between practice …

The 25 Best iPhone Apps To Download Now

These are our must-have iPhone apps<p>Whether you just picked up a new iPhone or you're looking for an app revamp, these 24 apps belong on your home screen. Including everything from music, navigation, organisation, messaging, photo editing, reading, social networks, keyboards, stargazing, and payment …

Proven wants to sell AI distilled custom skincare

YC-backed startup Proven wants to make it suck less for women to find skincare that works for them. The co-founders are taking what they describe as a “rational, logic-based” approach to figuring out which ingredients might be most appropriate for each individual.<p>As a TC Disrupt battlefield founder …

5 incredibly beautiful luxury stays in Bali to book for your next holiday

If you’re planning your next getaway, nothing will beat jetting off to the exotic isle of Bali, Indonesia. Because there’s just something extra …

This Singapore coffee shop's floral lattes are just begging to be Instagrammed

It’s rare these days to get a latte without a leaf pattern swirled on top, but a café in Singapore is taking the art to a whole new level by producing mini works of art in its cups. Carol Mel Café is becoming known for its floral art lattes, which have delicate cherry blossom designs on top in a …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

A Slack integration is Magic’s next act

Remember the text message-based service on-demand company, Magic Assistant?<p>In a whirlwind two months after the service’s launch on Product Hunt, Magic went viral based on its claims to deliver anything; promptly raised a rumored $12 million from Sequoia Capital (with Sir Michael Moritz, KBE joining …

The world of Minority Report is about to be unlocked, and the key is inside your phone

Remember that scene in <i>Minority Report</i> where Tom Cruise’s character walks into a Gap and an AI voice asks him if he’s still enjoying the trousers he bought last week? That vision was dreamt up by MIT consultants for the film many years ago, and as of today it would be entirely possible to reproduce, …

Google’s cloud clients now have full access to its speech recognition software

The latest version of the software is also more accurate.<p>Google has released an improved version of its speech software for its cloud customers, and is allowing them to use the software more widely. The software is used for tasks such astranscription and voice commands.<p>Google, which makes most of …

You can now buy the brains behind Amazon’s Alexa

The deep neural networks that power Amazon’s popular voice assistant are up for sale.<p>Developers will now be able to build their own virtual personal assistants for platforms like Facebook Messenger and Slack with a tool called Amazon Lex, the company announced at its Amazon Web Services Summit …

Machine Learning

A DNA test showed I'm 100% Maori. Many thought there were none of us left

“Mum! You didn’t tell me you’re 100% Māori!” My daughter Te Aomihia stormed my room this morning brimming with pride, “I just read it on the internet!”<p>Yes. I kept the results quiet – even from my four children, two of whom are teenagers with social media circles that surpass my own. I stayed mum on …

Siblings

A New Flavor of CRISPR Could Tackle Some of the Worst Genetic Diseases

Most of the time, when people talk about the cutting edge gene editing technology CRISPR, they are actually talking about CRISPR-Cas9. CRISPR, you …

LivingDNA launches German DNA project - Family Tree

German genealogists will have a new tool at their disposal once LivingDNA's new German DNA Research Project is complete.

This Dingo Has the World's Most Interesting Genome

Meet Sandy the dingo, owner of the world's most interesting genome.<p>The wild-born, pure Australian desert dingo recently took first place in the …

Pets

Why controlling your blood sugar level is vital for weight loss

<b>The Glycemic Index (GI) and The Glycemic Load (GL)</b><p><b>“A straightforward explanation and what it means for your health”</b><p>When you eat carbohydrates, no …

Feel The Difference After 10 Days Without Sugar

By reducing the amount of sugar consumption for your kids, you can see significant changes which are somehow unbelievable.<p>Dr. Robert Lustig and his …

Crispr-Cas13a enzyme can detect specific disease strains within hours, from only small blood samples » Science and Technology

Like it? Share it...<p><b>When it isn’t involved in a messy patent appeal between</b> MIT & UC Berkeley or being used to try and bring back Woolly mammoths, …

Missing Genes Point to Possible Drug Targets

Every person’s genetic blueprint, or genome, is unique because of variations that occasionally occur in our DNA sequences. Most of those are passed …