Bill Laurie

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Colts and Vikings Joining a Coaching Movement That Will Change the NFL

If you are frustrated with the NFL's coaching status quo, you're going to love the expansion of Eagles Incorporated.<p>The Indianapolis Colts just named former Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich as their new head coach, albeit after top choice Josh McDaniels was recalled to the Patriots …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Every DIYer should know about these apps

Seven essential phone apps for your next project.<p>When you start thinking about your next DIY project, preparation is key: You need good tools, the right quantity of the right materials, and enough know-how to not make a complete mess. Oh, and as you gather your tools, don't forget your …

Watch SI Swimsuit as Never Before With Virtual and Augmented Reality

SI Swim is always evolving, and this year we’re using VR and AR to let readers experience the issue like never before using the LIFE VR app. Below, …

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Artificial Intelligence

Manage Your Online Passwords Effortlessly With This App

Between shopping online, accessing email and work-related apps, and watching our favorite shows and movies, we all have a ton of accounts (and …

Apps

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Mystery Radio Bursts From Space Just Got Even Weirder

Oxon Hill, Maryland<p>Astronomers are transfixed by twisted waves seen coming from an odd object three billion light-years away.<p>There’s a new twist in the tale of one of the strangest objects in the sky.<p>About three billion light-years away, that mysterious object continually hurls humongous blasts of …

Universe

Meltdown and Spectre: ‘worst ever’ CPU bugs affect virtually all computers

Serious security flaws that could let attackers steal sensitive data, including passwords and banking information, have been found in processors designed by Intel, AMD and ARM.<p>The flaws, named Meltdown and Spectre, were discovered by security researchers at Google’s Project Zero in conjunction with …

Information Security

UPDATED: Scientists Discover a Giant Void Hidden in The Great Pyramid of Giza

A secret kept for 4,500 years.<p>For millennia, a towering wonder – the Great Pyramid of Giza – was the tallest human-made structure on Earth, and as …

Anarchist’s 2016 Gift Guide, Day 9: ‘Good Clean Fun’

The following statement contains 99 percent corn, but the remaining 1 percent is what gets me moving in the morning. The greatest woodworking gift …

Something for Everyone, 75 Homemade Gift Ideas

• By Joan<br>• December 13, 2016<br>• 3 Comments<p>I was going to post another diy gift idea that my youngest made last year but if you still haven’t finished up your …

The Next Global Arms Race Aims to Perfect Artificial Intelligence

A country’s dexterity with artificial intelligence technology might be the next strong source of national pride and international power.<p>Knowing it would lay the foundation for the future of medicine, IBM captured the world’s imagination in 2011 with Watson, a supercomputer that not only won …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Backup Android Phone to Google Drive [Complete Guide]

Taking backup has always been a tough nut to crack for Android users. There are multiple solutions but perhaps each one requires users to connect …

Ethan Abramson Creates Unique Furniture Using Classic and Modern Woodworking Techniques

New York-based designer Ethan Abramson creates unique furniture that’s handcrafted using a blend of classic and modern woodworking techniques. His …

Furniture