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What Apple, Google, And Tesla Get Wrong

In conversation with Co.Design, the eminent design researcher Don Norman offers cutting criticism of Silicon Valley’s brightest.<p>Don Norman is a technological optimist. The author of <i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> and head of UC San Diego’s Design Lab believes that artificial intelligence might only …

100 Clever Ideas to Earn Extra Money and Boost Your Income

This post may contain affiliate links. Policy Page<p>A big reason why Ben and I started this blog was to help people learn all about the different ways …

Personal Finance

Want a job interview with Dyson’s CEO? Solve this cryptic video puzzle

A recruitment drive with a difference.<p>The bods at Dyson clearly think so.<p>They’ve just launched a brain-teasing four-stage online challenge with the …

Only A True Muscle Expert Can Pass This Quiz

Hope your brain is SWOLE.

6 surprising downsides of being extremely intelligent

But that's hardly the case, as evidenced by the 100-plus answers on a Quora thread titled, "When does intelligence become a curse?"<p>Users wrote about everything from the absurdly high expectations that people place on them to the trouble of constantly being perceived as a braggart.<p>Below, we've …

Quora

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

Psychology

10 Most inspirational rags-to-riches entrepreneurs of all time

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+1<p>Shares 31<p>Some of the richest people in the world were born into their wealth. But many of them started with nothing, and through …

Motivation

10 funny Bible verses you have to read to believe

The Bible is usually considered a boring book full of commandments about what you shouldn’t do—all the fun things, like getting drunk on wine, …

Bragi's Dash headphones are finally here

I insert a bud into my right ear, and then the left. A few seconds later I hear a woman's voice. She explains how I can listen to music on my phone, afterwards there is silence; deafening silence. Until I connect my phone to the wireless headphones, and the lady returns, confirming that everything …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

You have to do the hard things. The things that no one else is doing. The things that scare you. The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you. Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous …

Self-improvement

He Studied 1,000 Cases of People Who Claim They Visited Heaven After Nearly Dying. Here are the ‘Phenomenal’ Patterns This Pastor Discovered.

Pastor John Burke of Gateway Church in Austin, Texas, has studied more than 1,000 near-death experiences, noting some “phenomenal” consistencies surrounding what people claim to have observed in the afterlife — patterns that he says align perfectly with the Bible.<p>Burke examines these stories in …

‘Silicon Valley’ Stars Told The Show’s Famous Dick Joke To NASA. It Didn’t Go Well.

It’s not often you get to tell the “greatest dick joke in TV history” in front of a bunch of literal rocket scientists, but when you do, it won’t end well. On Sunday night, <i>Silicon Valley</i> stars Kumail Nanjiani and Martin Starr presented an award at the NASA Ames Research Center, for some reason. …

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7 scientists who are helping us understand how the world works

From a physicist who is creating a hacker-proof way to transmit information to a mathematician developing a new type of alegbraic geometry, we've highlighted seven people who are changing the landscapes of math and physics.<p>All of these scientists also appeared on our list of groundbreaking …

23 of the Most Amazingly Successful Introverts in History

There are a lot of misconceptions regarding introverts. Here are some of the most successful introverts in history and how you can emulate their success.<p>There are a lot of misconceptions regarding introverts. Some look at those they consider to be introverted and toss out all kinds of hyperbole, …

Behavioral Sciences

6 Reasons Why Apple Is Valued More Than Google

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Why is Apple valued more than Google?</i><p><i>Answer by Thang Duong on Quora</i><p>Here’s a list of reasons why:<p>Revenue: GOOG – <b>68B</b>, AAPL – <b>212B</b><br>• Income: GOOG – <b>13.9B</b>, AAPL – <b>47.8B</b><br>• Quarterly earnings growth: GOOG – <b>3.9%</b>, AAPL – <b>32.7%</b> (year-over-year from recent quarters. To be …

Why Do Computers Use Electricity Instead Of Light?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Why do computers use electricity instead of light?</i><p><i>We know that electricty travels 100 times slower than light. So, wouldn’t computers be much faster if they used light instead of electricity for their operation?</i> <i><br>Answer by Jacob VanWagoner, Former Intel</i> …

Lithiumcard Is A Unique Charger That Can Fit Inside Your Wallet

There are a lot of battery packs and external chargers available in the market, but today, we came across an interesting external charger which is …

The best video editing apps for iPad

You don’t need a Mac anymore to make amazing looking videos. With the latest additions to the App Store, your iPad will take the place of a full Mac …

Scientists Prove God Exists? German Scientists Say They Have

Two scientists believe that they have proven that God exists.<p>Analyzing a theorem from the late Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel with a Macbook has …