Chris Casey

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Deep Work and Deep Learning for Your Career and Your Life

Recently, I had the opportunity to read the wonderful book <i>Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World</i> by Cal Newport. This book …

Breakthrough for quantum computers | Cosmos

<b>Electrical engineers</b> at the University of New South Wales trying to develop a silicon quantum computer have cleared one of the last hurdles to …

13 Ways to Beat Stress in 15 Minutes or Less

When your usual stressbusters just aren't cutting it, turn to these expert-approved (and sometimes unexpected) methods to relax.

Self-improvement

The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency

Please check our <b>site map</b>, <b>search</b> feature, or <b>our site navigation on the left</b> to locate the information you seek. We do not routinely respond to …

Secret Service

Project Gutenberg

Some of the Latest Books<p>Your browser does not support iframes.<p>Welcome<p><b>Project Gutenberg</b> offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, …

Mobile Devices

Spreeder CX

Speed Read 46 Different File & E-Book Formats<p>Spreeder’s advanced technology can effortlessly and accurately import 46 different file and e-book …

A place to share knowledge and better understand the world.

Quora

Free Online Course Materials

Unlocking knowledge, empowering minds. Free course notes, videos, instructor insights and more from MIT.

Step by Step Recipes and Food for the Analytically Minded

Equipment & Gear<p>Thermoworks Smoke<p>Equipment & Gear<p>GastroMax Slotted Turner (Spatula)<p>Recently, I received a wireless thermometer from Thermoworks to …

The Lower-Body Move That Protects Your Knees

You're strong, but you're not injury proof. Add this drill to your weekly routine to safeguard your joints from pain<p>You can spend hours at the gym pumping iron, but if you don't train your strength for motion, you're setting yourself up for pain.<p>"Whether you're stepping off a curb or …

You'll Never Believe the Weird Exercise That Sculpts Your Core

You probably haven't done this move since you were young, but it works<p>Crawling probably isn't part of your regular core routine, but it should be. "The bear crawl strengthens your midsection and improves your ability to stabilize your spine," says Sean De Wispelaere, a trainer for <b>Men's Health …

The First Workout You Must Do after a Vacation

Your rest and relaxation is over. Here’s the right way to dive headfirst into your normal workout routine again<p>Every guy deserves a vacation—even from the gym. While a short break from your normal routine won’t make your gains completely disappear, the first workout after time away can be …

The 60-Second Scorcher You Can Do Anywhere

How strong is your single-leg strength? Put it to the test with this weekend's tough body-weight challenge<p>This weekend's challenge may look like a party trick, but don't be fooled—the single-leg hip hinge is the ultimate test of unilateral strength and total-body stability, says Todd Durkin, …

The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

Do More Pushups Than Ever Before!

Use this plan to push past your limits and go way beyond average<p>How many pushups can you do? Scratch that. How many pushups can you do with perfect form? That means your body stays in a straight line, your chest touches the floor, your elbows are tucked to your sides, and your arms are fully …

Turn Your Pushup into the Ultimate Abs Exercise

One simple twist to this classic exercise will light up your obliques and rock your core<p>A regular pushup works your upper body and core. Rotating your leg underneath you as you lower to the floor turns the move into a complete abs blaster. "The cross-body pushup forces your abdominal …

Fine, You Reached Pluto. So What's Next?

It will be a very big deal when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft finally arrives at Pluto next July, after a nine-year, four-billion-mile-plus journey. …

Solar System

5 Reasons to Vacation ALONE This Summer

You need a vacation. Of course you do. Problem is, everyone you know is either too married or too pregnant or too underemployed or too overemployed …

Baby Showers

Parents Are More Worried About Milk and Egg Than Peanut Allergies

Peanut allergies are terrifying for parents, but recent research shows they’re actually even more concerned about milk and egg allergies.<p>Researchers …

Biomedicine

U.S. Oil Could Rescue Iraq

Even though the conflict in Iraq still rages, with forces from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) just an hour outside of Baghdad …

Oil

So, What Just Happened to the U.S. in the World Cup?

<b>Updated at 6:00 p.m. EST</b><p>The reaction to the U.S. defeat might have been confusing to some. While the players wearily trudged off the pitch in Recife, …

Soccer

Unemployed and in Debt, Young Americans Ask Congress for Help

For many millennials, the future looks bleak. “We don’t just face dreams that are deferred, we face dreams that are destroyed,” Emma Kallaway, …

College & University

Tracking Carbon Footprints and Saving Money: The Pecan Street Project

Walk around the Austin Mueller neighborhood in Texas’s capital city and you’ll see a modern planned, green community with homes that sport solar …

Sustainability

Another SOS Note From China Has Been Found In a Piece of Store-Bought Merchandise

What purports to be a cry for help from Chinese prison inmates has been found inside a pair of trousers bought from a popular U.K. retailer.<p>Karen …

Forced Labor

Strokes of Genius: Here’s How the Most Creative People Get Their Ideas

Keith Sawyer tells an interesting story about breakthrough ideas in his book, Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity.<p>Researcher Vera …

Creativity

Russian Rocket Launch Aborted Due To 'Technical Issues'

Russia has postponed Friday’s historic test launch of an Angara space rocket, Russia Today reports. The second attempt will take place Saturday.<p>The …

Russia

How Steve Jobs Inadvertently Helped Create The World Wide Web

He was trying to solve a problem that many others had tried and failed to solve, he explained during a recent an interview at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.<p>Scientists would come to the CERN research center from all over the world, bringing their own computers that used all sorts of operating …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …