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We Might Have Been Wrong Telling People to Take Daily Vitamins, New Study Suggests

The evidence just isn't there.<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>…

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces

Quiet Doesn’t Cut It: Why Your Brain Might Work Better In Silence

Your brain doesn’t deal that well with background noise, but even small doses of silence can help rejuvenate it.<p><i>Shhh.</i> Hear that?<p>No? That’s surprising. Odds are, you can hear <i>something</i> right now: A siren, the hum of a fan, the blur of background conversations, the ticking of a watch. It’s seldom that …

Robots will destroy our jobs – and we're not ready for it

Two-thirds of Americans believe robots will soon perform most of the work done by humans but 80% also believe their jobs will be unaffected. Time to think again<p>The McDonald’s on the corner of Third Avenue and 58th Street in New York City doesn’t look all that different from any of the fast-food …

McDonald's

The Ultimate Guide To Gmail Productivity: 25 Must-Have Tips, Tricks, And Time Savers

Get started, get organized, get rid of jerks, and much, much more.<p>From its not so humble beginnings as a non-prank released on April Fool’s Day in 2004 to its billion-plus users today, Google’s illustrious email offering has proven indispensable for most of us.<p>And sure, you may use it all day, …

13 Books That Will Make You a More Resourceful Entrepreneur

If you want to succeed, you must be resourceful. Fortunately, it's a trait you can develop and intensify, with the help of these books.<p>Do you want to develop out-of-the-box thinking? Acquire a problem-solving mindset? Find ways and means out of difficulties? These books will help.<p><i>1. Mindset: The</i> …

Raspberry Pi 3 - Model B - ARMv8 with 1G RAM

Did you really think the Raspberry Pi would stop getting better? At this point, we sound like a broken record, extolling on the new Pi’s myriad …

Get Rolling with Raspberry Pi and Windows 10 in 5 Minutes

<i>The following post was first published on the Microsoft Student Developer Blog, and looks at the</i> <i>Adafruit Microsoft IoT Pack for Raspberry Pi 2</i><i>.</i><b>---</b>If …

Raspberry Pi

How to Learn New Skills Twice as Fast, According to Science

Learning a sport or instrument? A new study says this subtle change to how you practice will help you improve twice as fast.<p>You probably practice your favorite hobby for the simple reason that it's fun, but there are other reasons having an after-hours pastime is awesome. Not only does science show …

Headers or No Headers?

We were surprised recently when we launched two versions of a popular board - one with headers and one without - and the one with headers outsold the …

Arduino

Complete List of Best IoT Platforms

What are the best IoT platforms for connecting products? In this post we deliver answers. Even you’re using Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, UDOO …

Microcontroller

Here's the productivity formula one Wharton professor uses to outwork almost everyone in his field

In 2009, 27-year-old behavioral scientist Adam Grant became an associate professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.<p>Within two years, he became the youngest professor to receive tenure at the school; within five years, he became the school's youngest full professor with …

Time Management

Here's Why the 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as …

Time Management

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Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

Get ready to do some deep dreaming of your own<p>Google wants to teach you deep learning — if you're ready that is. The tech giant has launched a free course explaining the machine learning technique that underpins so many of its services. (Google uses deep learning for everything from speech …

All those office perks? They're ruining creativity.

It's a new year and that means new bean bag chairs. Chances are high that someone in your office — the Chief Innovation Officer, perhaps, or the Senior Motivational Poohbah — will decide that your firm is not innovative enough, not creative enough, for the year 2016. Action will be taken. Free …

Creativity

New Fitness Wearables Go Way Beyond the Fitbit

By<p>Fitbit may not have started the fitness tech movement, but it sure moved it forward.<p>While equipment like treadmills and stationary bikes are …

The 11-Point Checklist That Will Help You Decide If Your Startup Idea Is Actually Worth Pursuing

Use this list to gain the confidence you need to finally start a business in 2016.<p>Having too many ideas may be the norm for the majority of entrepreneurs, but it can also be overwhelming and lead to the inability to move forward. Too many choices can actually derail our success and leave us no …

Nascent Lets Anyone Design And Manufacture Gadgets

Nascent Objects is a Lego-like system of modules that can be combined and recombined into almost any home electronic you can imagine.<p>This week in Las Vegas, thousands of new gadgets will see the light of day as part of CES, the annual Consumer Electronics Show. But a year or two from now, many of …

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

Be The Nerd — Quit Facebook

If you believe the origin story depicted in Aaron Sorkin’s <i>The Social Network</i>, a young Mark Zuckerberg built Facebook in order to meet girls.<p>Creative fiction or not, the real-life Zuck — who recently became a father to a baby girl called Max — wants the world to know about his far more progressive …

Social Media

This Is Why You Still Feel Like Shit Even Though You Just Chugged That Coffee

The iced coffee you just slammed should be turning you into the Incredible Hulk, or at least a hell of a living room cleaner. But instead, you sprawl …

Put off procrastinating… forever! Tips on how to be more productive

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

Procrastination

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

10 years ago, I made a simple change that improved my life dramatically

Reuters/Brendan McDermid<p>I don't believe in New Year's resolutions.<p>But 10 years ago today, I changed something. And that change turned out to be one …

Online Life

Bricklayer Transforms Stone into Hypnotically Detailed Sculptures

Johnny Clasper‘s hypnotic free-form stonework is a swirling spectacle that garners its fair share of attention, and rightly so. The stonemason's passion for his craft is apparent in every detailed design. From drystone sculptures to pebble mosaics and stone balancing acts, Clasper has a skill for …

Why Silicon Valley Should Bring Unsexy Back

Neckties embedded with QR codes. Pants that make drum noises. “Uber for medical marijuana.” These are just a few of the goofy startup ideas that have cropped up in Silicon Valley in recent years.<p>I can’t be the only one who’s disappointed with this. The Valley is the birthplace of game-changing …