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Reasons Why Atheists Don't Believe in Gods

It is difficult to credit any one religion as being True or any one god as being True when there have been so many throughout human history. None …

Hinduism

The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them. They were digitally looting an account of the Bangladesh Central Bank, when bankers grew suspicious about a withdrawal request that had misspelled “foundation” as …

North Korea

All your Wi-Fi are now belong to hackers (probably)

Sorry to start off your week with some bad news: the WPA2 encryption protocol that protects your Wi-Fi router and connected devices from intrusions is rumored to have been cracked.<p>That means that a hacker who is within physical range of your home or office network could crack your Wi-Fi password, …

Huge number of Android devices vulnerable to new catastrophic Wi-Fi attack

Earlier today, reports emerged that the popular WPA2 Wi-Fi encryption protocol was fundamentally flawed, and could allow an attacker to intercept and read traffic sent across a wireless network. Now, details are emerging about the scale and severity of the problem.<p>The attack – known as a key …

Information Security

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

3 ways visual journaling can change your life, according to yoga luminary Elena Brower

When she steps off the mat—be it at home, in her local studio, or after headlining a major festival—author and founder of Teach.yoga Elena Brower …

A traveller who visited nearly 50 countries without taking a single flight shares his secrets

A traveller who has spent the past three years visiting nearly 50 countries around the world, all without ever taking a single flight, has shared tips for anyone hoping to start their own epic adventure.<p>Inspired by travel shows on the Outback that he watched growing up in his native Australia, Ty …

Panama Canal

A 90-year-old woman summed up how to live your best life in just 75 words

A 90-year-old woman featured on Humans of New York's Facebook page is giving out the best life advice.<p>"When I am an old woman I shall wear purple/ …

Red Hat

Dig Into Nearly 30 Years of Free Classic Science Fiction

If you’re a fan of classic science fiction from the likes of Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Robert A. Heinlein, you’re in luck. Archive.org now has …

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

The reviews for 'mother!' are in and WTF?!

It looks like Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem might just be a part of the most WTF movie of 2017.<p>Reviews for Darren Aronofsky's <i>mother!</i> — which …

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

When it comes to awards and appraisal, there are some films that clean up every year.<p>In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw …

How to Learn About Buddhism

A Guide for the Completely Befuddled Beginner<p>Although Buddhism has been practiced in the West since the early 19th century, it's still alien to most …

Spirituality

10 Pop Artists You Shouldn't Be Sleeping On

Pop music is generally criticized for lacking substance or emotional depth. Like all genres, pop has seen many incarnations and trends over the …

Millennials hate classical music and these are all the reasons why

11 September 2017, 16:40<p>You were born in the 1990s, and you have literally no time for classical music. But we want to know why...<p><b>Classical people</b> …

These four easy steps can make you a math whiz

Many people find mathematics daunting. If true, this piece is for you. If not, this piece is still for you.<p>What do you think of when you think about …

Mathematics

Hackers Have Already Started to Weaponize Artificial Intelligence

Last year, two data scientists from security firm ZeroFOX conducted an experiment to see who was better at getting Twitter users to click on …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine learning comes to your browser via JavaScript

There’s now a JavaScript library for executing neural networks inside a webpage, using the hardware-accelerated graphics API available in modern web …

Machine Learning

10 Ingenious Books By Certifiable Geniuses

The MacArthur Grants have funded some pretty fantastic stories over the years.<p>“Genius” may be a murky descriptor, one that implies divine inspiration rather than earnest hard work. But when the title comes with a big chunk of cash to spend on continuing said work -- well, these authors will take it.<p>…

What I Learned From Reading These 5 Books (Warning: One may Shock You)

So you pick up a book.<p>Start reading. Creating pictures in your mind.<p>Imagining.<p>The wooden cabin nestles in the shadow of a snow covered mountain. The …

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

Kendrick Lamar

How to Find Your Open Source Goldilocks Zone

A few Fridays ago, I decided to participate in an amazing initiative that my friend Maxcell Wilson helped bring to life called Open Source Friday. …

Codes of Conduct

10 Utterly Unique Books That Will Make You Question The "Rules" Of Writing

When you read a lot of books, you start to notice a few familiar patterns. Like... those two characters who hate each other on page one? They're …

Barbara Weldens: 5 things to know about French singer who died on stage

Barbara Weldens, an up-and-coming French singer, died after collapsing in the middle of a performance Wednesday in the Lot region of France. The …

The most famous band the year you were born

When we think of our favorite bands, we tend to remember rock'n'roll icons, such as the Eagles, who used their musical talent to create auditory …

36 Essential Albums To Add To Your Record Collection

Do you have all of these?<p><i>If you haven't heard some of these classic albums you can check *most* of them out by streaming them with an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription — sign up here.</i><p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Guest Writer<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and …

TED Talks

Google’s Rules For Designers Working With AI

As part of a new project to humanize AI, the company created a guide to what it calls “human-centered machine learning.”<p>How do we make sure we’re designing artificial intelligence that takes human behavior into account? How do you integrate machine learning into a product or service while ensuring …

Machine Learning

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

Workouts