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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Are We Alone In The Universe?

Artist's impression of a black hole.<p>With new blockbuster movie <i>Interstellar</i> now in cinemas, there's a flurry of interest in black holes and wormholes. …

3 Steps Most EFFECTIVE Way to Insulate Your Garage Door to Reduce Heat Gain

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Garage Door

Download 135 Free Philosophy eBooks: From Aristotle to Nietzsche & Wittgenstein

Just wanted to give you a quick heads up that we've recently spun out a collection of Free Philosophy eBooks (from our larger, more diverse …

The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream

One November night in the 1870s, legendary Russian writer <b>Fyodor Dostoyevsky</b> (November 11, 1821–February 9, 1881) discovered the meaning of life in a dream — or, at least, the protagonist in his final short story did. The piece, which first appeared in the altogether revelatory <b>A Writer’s Diary</b></i> …

Rizwan Aseem's answer to How should a 24-year-old invest time? What are things one should be worrying about?

When I was 22 years old, I spent my time going out with my friends, talking to my girlfriend all the time, spending time smoking-up, and generally …

Credit Card Debt

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Makes 12 Servings<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>3 cups tequila blanco<p>1 1/4 cups lemon juice<p>1 1/4 cup lime juice<p>1/2 cup triple sec<p>1 jalapeño, halved lengthwise<p>Lime wedges, kosher salt, cucumber slices, and jalapeño slices, for serving<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring sugar and 1/3 cup water to a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

Take Notes by Hand to Remember Information for a Longer Time

It's conventional knowledge that writing notes by hand is better for learning than typing, but now there's science to back it up. Psychological …

How to Pull an Effective All-Nighter

Finals, due dates, exams, and deadlines all have one thing in common: they convince us that skipping sleep is a good idea. While that's certainly not …

Sleep

Codecademy Moves To Be A One-Stop-Shop For Programming Education

Since its launch two years ago Codecademy has become synonymous with online education for basic computer programming.<p>In that time, the company says it’s learned a few things itself and today launched a newly redesigned website with an enhanced framework for teaching more than just the nuts and …

Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In a previous post, I shared questions that can help in overcoming fear of failure. But sometimes, there’s an even more basic …

Stop Working Long Hours: 10 Simple Ways to Maximize Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many of us live in a culture, where working long hours has become an expectation. We are made to believe that if we’re not working long enough, then …

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

9 Nazi Scientists Who Helped Build The American Space Program

As World War Two drew to a close, the United States rushed to collect as many former Nazi scientists as possible through a secret mission called Operation Paperclip. As some had been branded war criminals at Nuremberg, the U.S. military whitewashed the backgrounds of many scientists in an attempt …

Space Exploration

How Meditation Makes Ray Dalio Feel 'Like A Ninja In A Fight'

"Meditation, more than any other factor, has been the reason for what success I've had."<p>Dalio spoke at a Transcendental Meditation Town Hall last night at the AXA Equitable Building in Midtown Manhattan along with other leaders and celebrities. Money from the event, which was hosted by the David …

Becky Lee's answer to What is the single most revealing thing about any person that you can observe?

The single most revealing thing about a person is how they treat the less fortunate.<p>I was recently sitting in a doctor's office, waiting for an …

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Young vs. Old, Male vs. Female, Intuition vs. Intellect: Susan Sontag on How the Stereotypes and Polarities of Culture Imprison Us

<i>“Identity is something that you are constantly earning,”</i> Joss Whedon observed in his fantastic Wesleyan commencement address on our inner contradictions, adding: <i>“It is a process that you must be active in.”</i> But ours is a culture that prefers to make our identities static and confine them to …

The 13 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2013

After the best biographies, memoirs, and history books of 2013, the season’s subjective selection of best-of reading lists continue with the most stimulating psychology and philosophy books published this year. (Catch up on the 2012 roundup here and 2011’s here.)<p>1. ON LOOKING: ELEVEN WALKS WITH …