Zach Pense

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Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Meditation

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

A leading expert on procrastination offers his advice for never procrastinating again

In fact, he thinks of it more as a coping mechanism than anything else.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University. He's spent more than two decades studying how and why people put off important tasks. Through his research, Pychyl has learned who's most likely to …

New Study Finds That LSD Could Boost Your Creativity

The researchers tested people's abilities to describe pictures and found some very interesting results.<p>In April of this year, renowned drug researcher David Nutt and the Beckley/Imperial Research Programme team confirmed what many ravers already knew to be true: listening to music enhances the …

Why Aren't More Entrepreneurs Solving Problems?

I have a confession to make: I’m not an early adopter. I haven’t tasted Soylent yet, and I still use an iPhone 5s. I’m habitual and practical with …

Stop Feeling Overwhelmed with This One Productivity Hack

As you build your companies, your careers, your families, your communities, and yourselves, you will at one point or another find yourself …

Time Management

Brain.fm Uses An Artificial Intelligence to Improve Your Brain Function

Music has been around in one form or another throughout the world for as long as anyone can remember. Some people listen to music to relax, others to …

How Napping Changes Your Brain That Makes You More Creative

Do you find that by the afternoon you are getting weary and losing focus? You may even find yourself starting to nod off. Chances are you need a good …

Huge medieval cities unearthed in Cambodia near Angkor Watt

It's known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, but now the area around Cambodia's magnificent temple complex at Angkor Watt …

Is video gaming bad for you? The science for and against

"They're melting your brain". "They're ruining your eyes". "They're turning you into a violent person".<p>The criticisms levelled against video gaming are so common, so ubiquitous, that some can border on clichés. But are these worries founded in actual science?<p>A new study suggests some concerns may …

Play Nintendo Tour 2016 will come to major cities from mid-June through early September

Dubbing itself the "official sponsor of summer fun," Nintendo has announced Play Nintendo Tour 2016, a summer road tour featuring hands-on time with …

Wristify: Thermoelectric Wearable Would Reduce Energy Consumption

Could a wearable reduce air conditioning costs? Yes, say makers of Wristify Image: EMBR LabsAn artist's rendering of EMBR Labs' thermoelectric …

Wearable Tech

Dubai Is Building the World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

They like to do things big in Dubai, including a newly-approved concentrated solar power project that will generate 1,000 megawatts of power by …

If you excel at 'Hitman' games, it's because of repetition

If you've ever played a <i>Hitman</i> game, you've probably ended up at the end of a mission with a pile of bodies, your target dead in the center of a mansion, and errant guards prowling around to take you out. Nothing to be ashamed of. It happens to everyone. But how could you ever truly channel Agent …

Earth - The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole

<i>This was the most-read story on BBC Earth in 2015. Here is another chance to read it.</i><p>It could happen to anyone. Maybe you're out trying to find a new habitable planet for the human race, or maybe you're just on a long walk and you slip. Whatever the circumstances, at some point we all find …

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like …

Motivation

Quantum Mechanics Has Reached Limit, Says Stanford Scientist Who Offers Alternative

The present framework of quantum mechanics has reached its limit, said Professor Emeritus Dr. William Tiller of Stanford University’s department of …

How To Stop Your Phone From Being Hacked

If you’ve ever forgotten your phone or left it at home for the day, you will have realised just how much you use it. On average, we check our mobile …

This technology could help feed the 9 billion people expected to populate the world by 2050

Organizations including the World Bank and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization are calling for more innovation to address the links between these sectors, often referred to as the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus.<p>Nanotechnology - designing ultrasmall particles - is now emerging as a promising …

The enterprise technologies to watch in 2016

While enterprise technology has always been somewhat a breed apart from consumer tech, this year we see that consumer tech will definitively set the …

Customer Experience

The Next Big Crash Of The U.S. Economy Is Coming, Here's Why

By the <i>SRSrocco Report</i>Investors better be prepared as the next crash of the U.S. economy is coming. This is not based on hype or speculation, rather …

'I wasn't interested in just following the rules': Data scientist Jeremy Howard and the 'next internet'

But his new company Enlitic is pioneering an approach to medicine that uses "deep learning" – a game-changing computer technology based on how the …

Artificial Intelligence

Julienne Fruits and Vegetables a Lot Faster With a Mandoline

Julienne cut fruits and vegetables are perfect toppings for salads, but you don’t need expert knife skills to do it. A mandoline slicer can do most …

Vegetables