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How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

"God Is Dead": What Nietzsche Really Meant

It’s been 134 years since Friedrich Nietzsche declared: “God is Dead” (or <i>Gott ist tot</i>, in German), giving philosophy students a collective headache …

Friedrich Nietzsche

Sacred Mysteries: The meaning of the 'name’ of God

The meaning of the clause in the Lord’s Prayer, “Hallowed be thy name” is not self-evident. But I thought I knew what it meant, having said it quite a few times over the past few decades.<p>I had connected it with two things. One is that the name stands for the person named. God is more than a person, …

Christianity

Darwin Day Revelation: Evolution, Not Religion, is the Source of Morality

As the world celebrates another Darwin Day, much of humanity still refuses to accept evolution.<p>Creationists pretend that their argument is with …

Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct

Scientists say it could have been a matter of culture.<p>Why did the Neanderthals suddenly go extinct 40,000 years ago?<p>We may never know for certain the answer to that provocative question. But a remarkable new study published this month suggests that our prehistoric rivals were done in not by …

Humanity

What Scientists Mean When They Say 'Race' Is Not Genetic

A new paper explains why it can be dangerous to think otherwise.<p>If a team of scientists in Philadelphia and New York have their way, using race to categorize groups of people in biological and genetic research will be forever discontinued.<p>The concept of race in such research is "problematic at best …

Columbia University

How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat).<p>But before Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, was on the path to being a billion-dollar company, …

Productivity