Chad Smith

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No-Nonsense Scientists Clear up Confusion About Marijuana's Ill Effects

It's time to set the record straight.<p>Filed Under Data, Health, Marijuana & Medicine<p>Despite a growing body of scientific research that speaks to the …

Cannabis

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Sergey Brin

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

4 Red Flags Your Partner Is Gaslighting You, According To An Expert

I once lived with a world-class gaslighter. If they gave out trophies for mental manipulation, there wouldn't have been an empty flat surface in our …

Self-help

We tested popular VPNs to see which was fastest. Here's what we found.

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Wi-Fi

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across the …

Drug Test

10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

Here's everything you need to know about the technology powering the bitcoin cryptocurrency today and, soon, a myriad of services that will change your life.<p><i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're …

Blockchain

All The Stuff You Wished You Knew About Fourier Transforms But Were Afraid To Ask

The Fourier transform underpins so much of our technological lives, in most cases probably without our realising it. The ability to mathematically …

Mathematics

What is 5G? Here are the basics

The next generation of cellular technology comes with its own vocabulary. Here's a handy glossary of the key terms that keep popping up.<p>Those crazy-fast 5G networks are right around the corner.<p>Unfortunately, they also come with their own vocabulary of tech jargon and buzzwords that wireless …

Cellular Networks

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

Cryptocurrency

How To: Use Remote Port Forwarding to Slip Past Firewall Restrictions Unnoticed

Local port forwarding is good when you want to use SSH to pivot into a non-routable network. But if you want to access services on a network when you …

Linux

Want a Lucrative Side Hustle This Year? Read This 1 Book Immediately

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

Entrepreneurship

The best gear for building your home theater

<i>By Grant Clauser</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Everyone loves watching a great movie on a …

Audiophile

Sex dolls, live models make 'virtual intercourse' feel real

Camming site CamSoda calls itself a "virtual strip club." Now new integrations with VR, connected toys and sex dolls will take users into the back rooms to "do it without doing it."<p>"The beauty of this is that you can do so many things that you can't do in the real world."<p>Daryn Parker, VP …

Oculus Rift

R is a programming language that's super hot right now and you can learn it with this online class

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Data Visualization

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

Emotional Intelligence

This tiny robot moves so fast on camera it’s just a blur

It makes up to 75 motions a second and could be used to correct surgeons’ hand tremors during operations<p>Researchers at Harvard have created a new robot that’s the smallest, fastest, and most precise of its kind. It’s called the milliDelta, and can move so quickly — up to 75 motions a second — that …

There are 3 distinct types of narcissists — here's how to spot them

To be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder, someone needs to express five of nine specific traits. People with the disorder are often characterized as having a lack of empathy, a grandiose view of themselves, and a need for admiration.<p>Though many follow similar patterns, such as love …

Psychology

Nobody Wants to Date Someone Who Is Bitter and Jaded

If you’ve been on the dating scene for what feels like forever and you’re starting to feel frustrated and disillusioned with it all, it might be time …

A material that superconducts continuously up to extreme pressures

Researchers have discovered a metal alloy that can conduct electricity with zero resistance, or superconduct, from ambient pressure up to pressures …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

A couples therapist says 'marriages often die more by ice than by fire' — here's how to know if it's happening to you

I recently read a novel that's partly about the dissolution of a marriage.<p>Years after the split, the ex-husband asks his wife, "What do you tell people when they ask why we got divorced?"<p>The ex-wife hedges for a bit, and admits she had "a hard time explaining it."<p>I'd been somewhat confused, too, …

Self-help

HERE 8 THINGS MEN ONLY DO WITH THE WOMAN THEY LOVE

Men and women show that they care in very different ways. If a man is willing to publicly display his love for a woman, he is not messing around. It …

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the Batman Effect

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

The extraordinary life of Nikola Tesla, a virgin inventor who spoke 8 languages

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke eight languages<br>• Produced the first motor that ran on AC current<br>• Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances<br>• Held …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveals The Scientific Mystery That Keeps Him Up At Night

Celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson might seem like he knows everything there is to know about the universe. But there's a lingering scientific …

Learn to Reverse Engineer x86_64 Binaries

Opening up things, see how they work, and make them do what you want are just the basic needs of the average hacker. In some cases, a screwdriver and …

Engineering

The best apps to get your financial act together

Spend less, save more.<p>What's the best money-management tool out there? It may just be your phone. From sticking to a monthly budget to cancelling recurring subscriptions, applications can help you take control of your finances.<p>The apps we've picked out run the gamut from complete financial managers …

New drug may let you lose weight without dieting

You want to lose weight, but you don't want to eat less – right? Well, when and if a new drug makes it to market, you may get your wish. Scientists …