Christopher Hayes

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What Kind of Friend You Are, According to Myers-Briggs

I<p><b>t took me a long time to have an interconnected group of friends, even longer to understand the interpersonal dynamics at play between us, and the</b> …

Personality

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

Workouts

An Artist Sees Data So Powerful It Can Help Us Pick Better Friends

There has been a lot of scary news about big data — about corporations or government invading your privacy. But imagine if we could use our data to make our lives better.<p>That is at the center of artist Laurie Frick's work — she wants to help create a future in which self-delusion is impossible. In …

Blond Hair

See Inside the Worst Opioid Addiction Crisis in U.S. History | Time

Opioids

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

IEEE Rebooting Computing Initiative Prepares for the End of Moore’s Law

Much has been made recently in the engineering world about the impending end of “Moore’s Law.” For most of us, though, it’s unclear as to what …

Quantum Computing

Researchers discover two new Spectre and Meltdown variants

Spectre and Meltdown are two serious, recently discovered security flaws tied to CPU hardware. We have a full write-up of the situation available …

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

Microsoft Excel: Using CONCATENATE To Create an Impossible Lookup Table in Seconds

5,200 Stock Symbols — I Want Four URL Links<p>What’s The Problem To Be Solved?<p>A project I am working on entails looking at a selected portfolio of …

Mounted gaming systems

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How To Get Organized And Be A Better Miniature Painter in 2018

<i>Geek & Sundry Painters Guild is our show where host Will Friedle goes on a journey to learn how to paint miniatures. Last season, he learned basic</i> …

Board Games

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

How to add a layer of privacy to your conversations using Tor Messenger

If you need to add a layer of anonymity and security to the likes of Google Hangouts and Twitter, Tor Messenger has you covered. Jack Wallen shows …

What is NLP and what is it used for?

Neuro-linguistic programming is a way of changing someone's thoughts and behaviors to help achieve desired outcomes for them.<p>The popularity of …

Natural Language Processing

This Machine Learning Algorithm Can Turn Any Line Drawing Into ASCII Art

A form of art created by humans using computers has itself been co-opted by computers.<p>Back in the 1960s, some genius at Bell Labs figured out how to use the language of his computers to draw pictures. This art form is called ASCII art and although it requires a computer to make, the artform has …

Muscle in the Age of Instagram

How social media is changing the way men build and think about their bodies<p>As soon as he walks in the door of Powerhouse Gym in Syosset, New York, Sadik Hadzovic gets blitzed. Two young men announce,“It’s swole time,” that they’ve got their pump on, so now is the moment for selfies, whether the …

Fitness

Google’s jobs search engine gets salary ranges, a better location filter and more

Google Search’s built-in jobs search engine, which launched earlier this year, is getting an update today. For the most part, these new features address some basic shortcomings of the first version.<p>This means that in this new version, you can now finally filter jobs by how far away they are from …

This library of street drugs predicts mass overdoses

Meet the scientists building a library of designer drugs<p>On a July day a little over a year ago, over 30 people collapsed on a street in Brooklyn. They lay on the ground, vomiting down their shirts, twitching and blank-faced. Some, half-naked, made jerking movements with their arms, eyes rolled …

An AI detected colorectal cancer with 86 percent accuracy

We've heard of many different uses for AI within the medical field, including for prediction of heart attacks and detection of Alzheimer's. Now, it looks as though machine intelligence could be applied to early detection of cancer as well. A group of Japanese researchers has figured out a way to …

Cancer

Could a Machine Identify Suicidal Thoughts?

Despite decades of effort, it has proven frustratingly difficult to predict who is most at risk of dying by suicide. Relying on patients to reveal …

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

The 7 Exercises One Yoga Teacher Swears By To Heal Even Your Worst Back Pain

I don't know about you, but especially when I'm sitting all day for work, my back <i>really</i> feels it. Hunching over a computer with my shoulders all …

The Uncanny Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

The clinical psychologist Jon Freeman was feeling burnt out. He spent his days at a corporate office in Manhattan, managing dozens of research assistants as they tested pharmaceuticals on people with anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Looking for an escape hatch, he noticed that his daughter often …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol today. Most devices and routers currently rely on WPA2 to encrypt your WiFi traffic, so chances are you’re affected.<p>But first, let’s clarify what an attacker can and cannot do using the …

This 9-Minute Core Routine Will Leave Your Abs Quivering—And Toned

Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>Abs are a tricky thing. You know you want them, but figuring out the right moves to get you there can be tough and time-consuming. Enter: <i>Yoga Moves for Great Abs</i> from <i>Women’s Health’s</i> <i>With Yoga</i> DVD. It features abs-targeting yoga exercises from yoga …

Workouts

5 website development trends that rocked 2017

StaticGen combines language markups like reStructuredText or Markdown with engines for creating templates such as Jinja, to generate HTML files. HTML files developed from the process can be served and hosted by a CDN (content delivery network), or a web server without using other dependencies like …

Web Design

These Adults Have ADHD But Were Misdiagnosed For Decades

BuzzFeed News spoke to adults who learned that they have ADHD after being misdiagnosed for years with conditions including borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder, with life-changing results.<p>A noisy pub is not the ideal place to try out a new medication. But the first time Sonja (who …