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Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

An ancient memorization strategy might cause lasting changes to the brain

Using the memory techniques of the pros alters patterns in brain activity, new research says<p><i>Update May 29th 11:40AM ET:</i> <i>This article was originally published on March 16</i><i>th</i><i>,</i> <i>2017. It</i> <i>has been updated to include video.</i><p>Weird as it might sound, there are competitive rememberers out there who can memorize …

The Brain

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

<b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

'Golden trio' of moves boosts chances of female orgasm, say researchers

Study sheds light on approaches, revealing ‘orgasm gaps’ both between the sexes and those with different sexual orientations<p>The female orgasm has often been described as elusive, but researchers say they might have discovered how to boost the chances of eliciting the yes, yes, yes.<p>A study from a …

I Listened to Spotify's Top 10 Workout Songs at the Gym, and It Was an Emotional Journey

My taste in music is pretty much exclusively Britney Spears and Madonna deep cuts. Quite frankly, if there isn't a dance break or hefty use of Auto-Tune, I'm not interested. As such, I'm very temperamental about my exercise jams. I'm still in a space where I'd rather strap cinderblocks to my ankles …

Music

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our</i> <i>Hit Refresh</i> <i>series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even though …

Psychology

11 Apple Watch tips every owner should know

The Apple Watch is a device that can do more than tell the time or put iPhone notifications on your wrist. It can be used to pay for items in the real world, save you in an emergency, act as a fashion accessory and help you track down a misplaced iPhone -- to name a few.<p>Here are 11 tips and tricks …

World’s largest hedge fund to replace managers with artificial intelligence

Bridgewater Associates has a team of engineers working on a project to automate decision-making to save time and eliminate human emotional volatility<p>The world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece of software to automate the day-to-day management of the firm, including hiring, firing and other …

Artificial Intelligence

Parents Don't Grasp How Negative They Come Off To Their Teens

Parents aren’t grasping how negative they seem to their kids — and it’s making teens act out even more<p>It’s no shock that research links the teen …

Online Courses, Classes, Training, Tutorials

The 13 Best Office Chairs of 2017

<b>UPDATED FOR 2017</b><br>Not all desk chairs are created equal. These are the best out there for 2017. In this roundup, you’ll find updated reviews of these …

Ravetree's Project Management Platform Helps Businesses Go Agile

If you work in software development, then you almost certainly know about the “agile” method, and even project managers who aren’t in the software industry have probably heard of it by now. After all, the idea has been around since 2001 at the latest, when the term was coined by the 17 authors of …

Why enterprises struggle with agile software development, and what they can do about it

Tear up outdated processes and watch how startup and internet companies do it, McKinsey experts advise.<p>Want to be agile? Then run your technology …

Techniques to scale agile across project teams and organizations | Zephyr

Once associated only with small application development projects and co-located teams of 8-10 members, the Agile methodology is now being …

Students use data analytics, algorithms to crack top colleges’ admissions codes

When it comes to mapping out her future, 18-year-old Koyena Pal is more clear-eyed than most students her age.<p>A senior at Singapore's Global Indian …

20 Things About Life That My Son Needs to Know Before College

<i>Author and professor Molly Pennington wrote an advice packet of life lessons for her first-born son when she left him at college.</i> On women:1. Months …

14 high-paying jobs for people who love math

Does the idea of crunching numbers and sifting through data all day excite you?<p>You're probably a "math person" — and you may want to consider pursuing a job that requires these skills.<p>Turns out, a lot of math-centric jobs pay pretty well.<p>We recently combed through the Occupational Information …

Fraser Valley

Why do we get fat?

Dieting doesn't cure obesity. That's not news, although it was reconfirmed last week in a particularly mediagenic fashion in a study published by National Institutes of Health researchers. The researchers followed contestants from the "The Biggest Loser" television show as these formerly obese …

10 Instant Ways to Calm Yourself Down

As a highly-sensitive person (as defined by Elaine Aron in her bestseller <i>The Highly Sensitive Person</i>), I’m easily overwhelmed, or over-aroused (not …

Yoga

Weighted Blanket for Anxiety and Insomnia: How to Make It Work

Jyssica Scott<p>Writer Read full profile<p>Messed up sleep can create a long list of secondary issues that can quickly become primary concerns if insomnia …

16 Best YouTube Channels To Start Learning Web Development

Want to be a web developer but <b>not sure where to start</b> or<b> which programming language to begin with</b>? There are plenty of resources you can fall back on …

This high school student just won $400,000 for making absurdly complex physics make sense

When high school student Ryan Chester heard that Silicon Valley's prestigious Breakthrough Prize would include a new category for an outstanding …

New York State

Code School Study Shows How to Spot a Future Programmer

A recent Code School survey offers information on traits in youth that may indicate a future in computer science.

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<i>This project was a collaboration between 18F and the U.S. Digital Service (USDS). The team was led by Mollie Ruskin (USDS) and Julia Elman (18F) and</i> …

Locals share insider tips on visiting 18 popular tourist attractions around the world

A Reddit thread asked users who live near tourist attractions to give advice to tourists, with answers that ranged from the best time to visit an attraction to those that might be worth skipping.<p>We combed through the thread to pull the best insider tips on visiting the world's top tourist …

New York City

Teenage chat guide helps parents spot online dangers

Parent Info website includes dictionary of abbreviations used by teenagers in chatrooms, many dealing with online sexual relationships<p>Parents concerned their children are “zerging” or giving away their ASL will be able to decode social media using a language guide launched by government.<p>The …

Teens

7 Books Sheryl Sandberg Recommend You To Read (Only If You Want To Succeed At Work)

Bruce Harpham<p>Bruce Harpham is a Project Management Professional and Founder and CEO of Project Management Hacks. Read full profile<p>As the chief …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Two-ingredient gluten-free pancakes

Lifestyle blogger The Londoner shares her gluten-free, flourless banana pancake recipe<p>This recipe calls for two ripe bananas and one egg. That’s pretty much it!<p>I was worried they would taste like eggy banana, but with just a couple of additions they really do taste just like fluffy banana …