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The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli review – a worthy heir to Stephen Hawking

Is time real or simply a useful measurement of change? The author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us to the limits of our understanding with clarity and style<p>In Hitler’s Germany, a handful of physicists bristled at the mere mention of quantum theory. The troubling uncertainties of …

Physics

How to Work for a Leader You Don't Believe In

A bad leader doesn't have to beat down a great person.<p>It is a sad truth that you never have to look far to find someone working for a leader they don't believe in. (It may even be you.) People lose faith in leaders for lots of reasons: broken trust, lack of confidence, or just plain disagreement.<p>If …

Leadership

4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Allen Lobo,</b> …

Critical Thinking

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

Batteries

The BBC Are Offering 16,000+ Free Sound Effects

A load of sample fodder... <br>Are you constantly on the look out for sound effects samples? Or generally just needing some inspiration for your …

Research

Stop Googling your symptoms – the smartphone doctor is here to help

On Claire Novorol’s first day as a geneticist, she encountered an unknown illness. A baby was brought into Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, …

Medical Technology

Hands On The Wheel: The 3 Best Car Mounts For Your Phone

<b>* Quick mounting devices to keep you hands-free</b> <b><br>* Keeps phones secure and in your line of sight</b> <b><br>* No need to keep your head down to look at your phone</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

This Android App Locks Your Phone For 30 Minutes If You Use It Too Much

Android: Smartphones and apps are designed to be addictive, and for a lot of people (myself included), it can hard to resist the pull of a Twitter …

Apps

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

Manchester

If You Invested $1,000 in the 5 Largest Cryptocurrencies a Year Ago, Here's How Much You'd Have Today

Here’s a hint: You’d have a six-figure sum of money now<p>Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies have performed extremely well over the past year, …

Investing

Google now letting parents set up accounts for kids under 13

Google is testing out a new service called Family Link, and it’s a big deal because it’s the first time this century that a major internet service …

Android News

The Six Essential Capabilities of an Analytics-Driven SIEM

SIEMs offer a lot of promise, but legacy SIEMs simply can't keep up with the rate and sophistication of today's cyberattacks. Organizations today …

Big Data

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>By<p>Apr 13 2018, 3:09 PM<p>Life is full of …

Self-help

The 8 best vegetables to grow indoors

A little sunlight and the right soil is all you'll need<p>Save yourself a trip to the farmers' market by growing your own veggies, fruits, and edible …

Gardening

How to EQ Vocals (+ 10 Problems to Look Out For)

A guide to vocal EQ plus ten problems to watch out for when recording and mixing vocals.The post How to EQ Vocals (+ 10 Problems to Look Out For) …

Music Production

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

The magic of medicinal mushrooms<p>Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell …

Wellness

How Music Copyright Works: Sampling, Covers, Mixtapes & Fair Use

You’ve seen the words “All Rights Reserved” contained in the liner notes of a CD or in the purchasing agreement of an iTunes file. What rights do …

Paul McCartney

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Employment

20 Questions You’re Not Supposed to Ask in 2018 America

Opinion<p>Posted: Mar 31, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>As politics has …

Society

26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you

A recent investigation into 115 of the world’s most popular VPN services revealed that many are antithetical to their stated claims. To build trust, providers make promises not to track users through logs or other identifying information. But as a popular VPN comparison site found out, this isn’t …

Privacy

Survey: Your VPN Service May Not Be That Private After All

Some of the world's best-known VPN services keep user logs despite denying that they do so, TheBestVPN website has concluded.<p>Among the offenders (26 …

Information Systems

Crypto Kill Switch: Monero Goes to War Against Miners

Developers are preparing to go to lengths to keep one of the world's largest cryptocurrencies free from the encroaching interests of big …

Bitcoin

This App Aims To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting

If you have kids, you will most likely run into a time when they ask for their first Smartphone. And when that day arrives, it is best to be prepared to keep an eye on their social media accounts.<p>Whether teens use technology for school, communication or research, there are many times when they can …

Machine Learning

6 Different Microphone Positions Compared on Voice

Hey folks! Matthew Weiss here — weiss-sound.com, theproaudiofiles.com, and theproaudiofiles.com/workshops. That’s where you can find my new workshop …

College Sports

There's now scientific evidence to suggest there are real health benefits to fasting — and they're not just related to weight loss

Intermittent fasting was one of the most talked-about diet trends in 2017, and now new research from the University of Surrey suggests that following such a diet could have real health benefits.<p>In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers assigned 27 overweight participants …

Holistic Medicine

The best and most creative musical tech for your kids

Want to give your children and early start in their musical education? This easy-to-master equipment is intended to make them virtuosi in no time. We …

Music Production

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Alice In Wonderland

How To: Hack Open Hotel, Airplane & Coffee Shop Wi-Fi with MAC Address Spoofing

After finding and monitoring nearby wireless access points and devices connected to them, hackers can use this information to bypass some types of …