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Basic Food Rules For A Long, Healthy Life

If you knew exactly what makes a basic ideal diet—and my intention is that you will in about five minutes' time—you would have great power to take …

How to Make Good Decisions: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones.<p>With careers:<p>More than half of …

George Mason

Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 1

Welcome to robot nursery school,” Pieter Abbeel says as he opens the door to the Robot Learning Lab on the seventh floor of a sleek new building on …

Here's the insane process the government uses to maintain its spy planes

The plane is unquestionably an engineering marvel.<p>Built by Lockheed Martin, the plane is capable of flying for 12 hours at an altitude of 70,000 feet (13 miles above ground), which is about twice the altitude of commercial jets. The stealth plane also carries about carries some of the world's most …

McLaren's MP4-X Formula One concept could be mistaken for a fighter jet

McLaren claims that "the technology that's been applied to the MP4-X is all real, even if it's still in its earliest stages of conception," but some of the car's features are definitely more science fiction than future science. McLaren suggests that one day, it could introduce a brain-controlled …

Motorsport

Transform your regular desk into a healthier standing one with this sturdy add-on

Best List: Sit-Stand Desktop Workstation by Ergotron<p>I’ve got a love/hate relationship with standing desks. While I love the health benefits of standing, I seriously cannot stand at my desk all day every day. It needs to be easily adjustable.<p>Also, not all of us have the space for yet another desk in …

Portable

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me

<i>Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of</i> <i>The Obstacle Is The Way</i><i>, the founder of</i> <i>Brass Check Marketing</i> <i>and gives</i> <i>monthly book recommendations</i> <i>to 30,000 people here.</i><p>Like all people, I’d like to think I am a productive person. If I am, however, it’s because I’ve been ruthlessly efficient at one thing: …

How hybrid airships could bring back a centuries-old idea to the skies

Defence giant Lockheed Martin sets its sights on the mining and oil & gas industries with a new generation of airships<p>A new age of airships could be upon us. US defence group Lockheed Martin has developed a “hybrid” airship which does not need mooring towers or runways, enabling companies to …

40 Little Decisions That Will Deeply Enrich Your Life

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>It's a blistering 30 degrees outside, Michael is walking down the street in shorts and a T-shirt. Many drive past, curiously looking at him. But one family turns the car around. With that little decision, everyone's life is turned upside down.<p>It's the inspiring story behind …

Lab-made blood cells may curb brain cancer

Mouse study suggests it's possible to use the immune system to hunt glioblastoma<p>Teaching T cells to hunt cancer has spurred remissions in two kinds of leukemia. A new study suggests the technique may also work to treat glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer.<p>Today's study, published in <i>Science</i> …

Highlights From A Never-Before-Published Interview With Henri Matisse

Design Observer has published an illuminating, long-lost interview with French artist Henri Matisse. Read some highlights here.<p>In August of 1946, after the end of World War II, an art-obsessed American soldier named Jerome Seckler interviewed legendary French painter Henri Matisse. At the time, …

Henri Matisse

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

Smart Home Automation With Android + Ethernet Internet + Arduino

3D Printed Hot Wheels GoPro Car<p>Pocket Metal Locator - Arduino<p>Awful to Awesome: Replace a Mechanical Alarm Sound<p>Arduino Class<p>Superb project<p>excellent …

These Workouts Are More Effective Than Running

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word "cardio"? Is it running?<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Workouts More Effective Than Running</b><p>It wouldn't be surprising if that was your first thought. Running has become the unofficial go-to cardio workout -- great for …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Episode 463: How To Get A Country To Trust Its Banks

<b>Listen · 17:35</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>It's something you can see on every block in most major cities. You probably see it every day and never give a second thought to. But in Yangon, Myanmar, an ATM is a small miracle.<p>For decades, Myanmar was cut off from the rest of the world. There were …

Goji's Smart Lock snaps pictures, welcomes you by name

Burglars of the future beware: the age of the smart lock is coming. There's no shortage of entries into the space these days -- in fact, it was just under a week ago that we spotted the lovely Yves Behar-designed August lock. Goji's (whoever heard of a company named after a fruit?) got a pretty …