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This is going to be the tallest, fastest and longest rollercoaster in the world

Rollercoasters are a thrill that never gets old. In fact, it only gets taller and faster, just like Canada’s record-breaking new dive coaster.<p>Canada’s Wonderland, an amusement park located in the suburbs around Toronto, will debut a new dive coaster at the beginning of the 2019 season that will be …

Amusement Parks

7 Reasons Why This Is the One Gadget Your Home Network Needs

You might thing your home network is complete after you buy a good router, but that’s not true! There’s a lot of ways to to improve it, and how you …

Software

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Psychology

How I’m Learning Deep Learning — Part V

Back to basics.<p><b>Major update:</b> I got hired as a machine learning engineer. Max Kelsen is awesome. We’re working on some cool things. Monday’s are …

Machine Learning

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

Nutrition

20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

The beautiful Contanium shipping container cabin, just a two-hour drive from NYC, is proving that going off-grid doesn’t have to mean going bare …

These 10 Books Might Just Save Your Life

This week, we scanned Amazon’s bestseller list for the highest-rated survival books and pulled the best, most authoritative reviews for each.<p><b>Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival ($10)</b><p>“Good read. I learned a hell of a lot about wood, resins, and fires from this book. Dave …

This Graphic Shows What Really Matters in Preventing Cancer

Living a healthy lifestyle can help to prevent cancer. (No cancer is <i>completely</i> preventable, though; genetics and bad luck are factors, too.) But …

"Je weniger du hast, desto glücklicher bist du"

Ein französisches Paar ist ein halbes Jahr lang mit dem Bulli durch Europa gefahren. Dabei haben sie vor allem eine Erfahrung gemacht: Das Leben im …

I tried to upgrade my sleep experience with lucid dreaming—here’s what happened

You know that feeling when you’re in the midst of an amazing dream—like, you and Michael B. Jordan are relaxing on the beach and he tells you…? Wait! …

Consciousness

RedTube: Wasser sparen und kostenlos Pornos schauen!

Sie sind Wassersparer und Porno-Konsument? Bingo! Der Porno-Anbieter RedTube belohnt Ihr vorbildliches Verhalten künftig mit einer kostenlosen …

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

Don’t just blame Facebook for taking your data – most online publishers are at it too | John Naughton

Online surveillance is rife but there are plenty of tools available to help preserve your privacy<p>If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a good metaphor must be worth a million. In an insightful blog post published on 23 March, Doc Searls, one of the elder statesman of the web, managed to get …

Ad Blocking

"This simple sex tip completely changed how I think about blow jobs"

It's so easy, and it changed everything.<p>“Hey, can I do a blow job experiment on you?”<p>My partners typically respond to this type of request with varying degrees of enthusiasm. After all, the word “experiment” could mean pain, pleasure, or some kind of odd adventure that incorporates both or neither. …

Scholz rechnet mit kräftig steigenden Zinsen

Die Zeit der Niedrigzinspolitik neigt sich dem Ende zu, glaubt der Finanzminister. Das birgt Gefahren für den Bundeshaushalt - vor allem für die …

AI predicts your lifespan using activity tracking apps

Researchers can estimate your expected lifespan based on physiological traits like your genes or your circulating blood factor, but that's not very practical on a grand scale. There may be a shortcut, however: the devices you already have on your body. Russian scientists have crafted an AI-based …

Fonds-Manager: "Tesla ist in vier Monaten bankrott"

Erschwerend komme aus Börsensicht die völlige Überbewertung der Aktie zum Tragen. Während Teslas Marktwert im Vergleich zur Traditionsmarke Ford als …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Social Media

The Secret Reason Why Sex Is So Crucial in Relationships

We associate good relationships with sexuality, assuming quite naturally that happy couples seemingly have sex more often than their miserable …

Psychology

Studie: Twitter-Lügen haben lange Beine [Geograffitico]

Lügen, so sagt der Volksmund, hätten kurze Beine – womit gemeint war, dass die Wahrheit sie immer einholen kann (und das sogar, so möchte man hoffen, …

Fake News

24matins.de

Politik<p>Die in Kuba anstehenden politischen Reformen sollen nach Darstellung von Staatschef Miguel Díaz-Canel nicht in ein marktwirtschaftliches …

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect …

GDP Estimates Slipping As M2 Growth Collapses

Money Supply Growth Contracting<p>The Federal Reserve has successfully ended Quantitative Easing (QE), raised interest rates to 1.25%-1.50% from the …

Experten zur Zukunft der Mobilität: „Es wird deutlich elektrischer“

<b>Wie könnte unsere mobile Welt in 5, 15 und 50 Jahren aussehen? Genau das fragen wir in regelmäßigen Abständen Experten der Branche. Thomas Franke,</b> …

Free: The Best Books for Learning Modern Statistics

A quick fyi: Dan Kopf, an economics reporter, has a tip that seemed worth passing along. Over at Quartz, he writes:<p>As a former data scientist, there …

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

How to feed your gut

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Wellness

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

Julien Baker: From the Deep South Emerges Indie’s Most Empathetic Songwriter

A queer Christian from the heart of deep-red America, Julien Baker is now indie’s most heartbreaking songwriter. We spoke about her rapid success and …