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Norway: The 'knitathon' will be televised

<b>Norwegian TV is to broadcast a live knitting contest for hours on end.</b><p>The show, during which competitors will attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater - from the shearing of the sheep to the final stitch - airs minute-by-minute on 1 November. Several attempts to beat the Australian …

Knitting

Inside Dropbox’s Quest to Bury the Hard Drive | WIRED

That’s where the roster of tech stars comes in. Ruchi Sanghvi and Aditya Agarwal came from Facebook, where Sanghvi was the social network’s first …

We must urgently fix Britain’s horribly broken housing market

IT’S called the law of supply and demand, a basic concept that Labour and coalition politicians sometimes find difficult to grasp. If you try to mess …

11 Essential Habits for Success

What separates those who enjoy success from the rest of us? Learn 11 basic habits that are a necessity for enjoying great success in life.

Success

Last year, 18-month-old coworking space Geekdom had about 300 members operating within its 45,000 square foot office in Texas. This year that figure rose to over 600 and soon the company will be expanding in its building to a full 100,000 square feet. How did it grow so fast? The simple answer is price and community. http://bit.ly/11oh1b5

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner On The Value Of Under-Scheduling

Strategic thinking doesn’t find itself. It needs time–about 30 to 90 minutes–and space. LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner shows us why.<p>Jeff Weiner is a busy dude.<p>As the CEO of LinkedIn, he has a constant pull of to-dos, and as leaders often do, he has days of meeting after meeting after meeting. Realizing he …

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How the Fed bosses all

<b>Recent sharp movements in bond, stock and currency markets have put central banks on warning that investors have become dangerously addicted to cheap money, and of the risks of curing the addiction.</b><p>Here is what we know:<p>In the long run, the price of shares are determined by the performance of …

Economics

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

Productivity

Home Loan Rates Near 4% Send Buyers Scurrying: Mortgages

Rob Braunstein said his search for a three-bedroom home on a quiet street in Needham, Massachusetts, is taking on more urgency as he watches mortgage …

2 Sentences That Engage Customers

To get customers interested in what you're selling, make your sales message about your customers.<p>You're excited about your company, right? You're proud of your products, right? Therefore, your best strategy, when talking to a customer, is to tell the story of your company and its products with …

Business Strategy

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Evernote: Using Extended Search Syntax

When performing searches in Evernote, you are able to include special syntax which enables you to focus your search terms.<p>At the time of writing, …

Evernote. Why it will make it & 20 Awesome Ways to Use It.

<i>A guest post from Zee, the Creative Director at London based digital agency, WeDoCreative</i><p>Evernote, make no quibbles about it, has changed the way I …

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I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

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A House Powered By Its Inhabitants, Inspired By Jane Fonda

Spanish architects design a futuristic home that’s dedicated to political activism and physical fitness.<p>The ubiquity of celebrity endorsements is such that it becomes perfectly natural to see Psy cracking pistachios Gangnam Style or Eva Longoria hawking a new line of experimentally flavored Lays …

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Electrical Brain Stimulation Can Help You Learn Math

Well, it's one way of getting better at math.<p>What if a painless zap to the brain could improve your ability to do math? Would you do it?<p>It may sound weird, but a new, small study of 25 people has shown that something like this may work. Researchers from the U.K. and Austria found that something …

Brain stimulation promises 'long-lasting' maths boost

<b>Applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain can boost maths skills up to six months later, say Oxford University researchers.</b><p>A small study in Current Biology suggests the brain stimulation technique makes neurons function more efficiently.<p>It could help those suffering with …

The Brain

##twt Applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain can boost maths s...

#twt Applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain can boost maths skills up to six months later, say Oxford University researchers.<p>A small …

Cognition, Learning & Plasticity Group (Prof. Roi Cohen Kadosh) — PSY

We conduct research on the psychological and biological factors that shape learning and cognitive achievement, with focus on mathematical cognition …

The Brain

A Small Shock To The System May Help Brain With Math

Stimulating the brain with a very small electrical current through the forehead could boost a student's ability to learn and remember basic mathematics, a provocative experiment suggests.<p>The work, published online Thursday by the journal <i>Current Biology</i>, could help those who struggle with mental …

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Science

Mild electric shocks to brain may help students solve maths problems

People who struggle with maths problems might fare better after a course of gentle electric shocks to the brain, scientists have …

Best free iPad games 2018

So you've got an iPad, but have come to the dawning realisation that you've got no cash left to buy any games for it.<p>Have no fear, because the App …

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Best iPad apps 2018: download these now

The best iPad apps<p>It's the apps that really set iOS apart from other platforms - there are higher quality apps available on the App Store for the …