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1 Simple Habit That Will Sharpen Your Focus

Shorten your list to get more done.<p>Busy, busy bees: That's all of us. Working amid the constant buzz of activity, we tend to overload our to-do lists each day so that we only cross off a fraction of the things we have on them. Instead of being a simple way to stay focused, our lists become …

Science Says This Simple Activity Increases the Size of Your Brain

It's so easy, even babies do it. Maybe now we know why.<p><i>Yawning.</i><p>We all do it. But why? Is it because we're bored? Tired? Growing our brains?<p>Say what?<p>That's right. In a paper published on Tuesday, psychologist Andrew Gallup and his colleagues reported on a study of 109 individuals hailing from 19 …

10 office items under $40 that will make you more productive

The right desk supplies can encourage creativity, happiness, and productivity.<p>To help you perform your best at work, Business Insider rounded up a list of our favorite, affordable office items.<p>Keep scrolling to check them out.

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

Critical Thinking

Three ways to work better together

By: Chris White, managing director of the University of Michigan's Center for Positive Organizations<p>Are you looking for research-based ways to increase quality, efficiency, financial, safety, customer engagement, and worker well-being? Perhaps even enhance learning and innovation? What could be the …

University of Michigan

GitHub launches built-in project management boards for its code repos

GitHub, the popular site for managing software development projects, is now also a lightweight project management service, thanks to a new …

Here’s why so many smart people don’t believe in evolution

Does seeing the word "evolution" in a headline make you nervous?<p>It makes me nervous. Climate change may be the most politically charged scientific finding of the modern era, but the charged responses to it are nothing compared to people's forceful responses to evolution.<p>Gallup reports that 64% of …

Hopes for Life on Mars boosted by rocks found in Outer Hebrides

Rocks found in the Outer Hebrides might suggest that there’s life on Mars.<p>A major new study has looked at the landscape in the islands of Barra and …

How Backyard Pot Farming Is Helping Kids With Autism

Parents are going where scientists fear to tread to calm their children’s autism and epilepsy symptoms.<p>Karlee lives in a quiet town in southeastern Washington. Last year, she put in a new cedar fence around her home. The fence is 6 feet tall, and behind it Karlee grows tomatoes, zucchini, and …

How Certain Are We Of The Universe's 'Big Freeze' Fate?

Ever since the expanding Universe was first discovered by Hubble himself, one of the greatest existential questions of all — what will the fate of the Universe be? — suddenly leaped from the realm of poets, philosophers and theologians into the realm of science. Rather than an unknown mystery for …

Dark Matter

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math - Issue 40: Learning

I was a wayward kid who grew up on the literary side of life, treating math and science as if they were pustules from the plague. So it’s a little …

Mathematics

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

This is WAY more complex than anyone thought.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 …

Sleep

Daily Intelligencer, The Cut, Grub Street, The Strategist, Vulture, Select All

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Cookies

8 Most Innovative Restaurants in the U.S.

Here's a list of restaurants that are changing the status quo on pricing models, waste management, and much more.<p>The future is here -- in our restaurants.<p>The standard order, dine, pay and tip model we're used to in American eateries is being upended by innovative chefs and restaurateurs around the …

Secondhand Stoke - After a surfboard drive led by California-based foundation Positive Vibe Warriors, the future of Jamaican surfing is looking brighter than ever

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Surfing

Apple says it won't be buying Tidal anytime soon

A few months ago, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that Apple was in acquisition talks with Tidal, a music streaming service helmed by Jay-Z as well as a number of prominent musicians. Yesterday, however, those rumors were shut down. In an interview with <i>BuzzFeed News</i>, Jimmy Iovine, the head of Apple …

Britain Approves $24 Billion Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Plant

(LONDON) – Britain gave the go-ahead on Thursday for a $24 billion nuclear power plant, ending weeks of uncertainty that strained ties with China and …

Obama Is Cracking Down on Corporate Tax Evasion

The Obama administration on Thursday took action to limit the use of foreign tax credits by American multinational companies to reduce their U.S. tax …

Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.9 million vehicles for air bag defect

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Thursday it is recalling 1.9 million vehicles worldwide for an air bag defect linked to three deaths and five injuries.<p>It is the latest in a series of large-scale air bag recalls, as the auto industry grapples with a widening array of …

Airbags

The First Tank Was Used 100 Years Ago Today. This is What it Looked Like

One hundred years ago today, the first tanks were used during World War I.<p>As British and French soldiers fought the Germans at Flers-Courcelette, an …

Black Students Don’t Even Get an Equal Education in Diverse Schools

“Here’s the high school. It’s so huge, it takes a minute just to drive by,” says John Diamond as we pass a giant brick Victorian building surrounded …

Here's what the weather is like on Jupiter, where violent storms are routine

When it comes to weather patterns, Jupiter is also an exercise in extremes. The planet experiences storms that can grow to thousands of kilometers in diameter in the space of a few hours. The planet also experiences windstorms, lightning, and auroras in some areas. In fact, the weather on Jupiter …

Ancient Chinese Secret for Growing the Longest Hair in the World:DIY

Hello everyone,<p>The various hair care products available in the market are loaded with chemicals and are not at all effective in stimulating the hair …

Hair Care

3 Theories Explaining Why Robots Bleed

Science fiction meets technological reality in a puddle of goop.<p>As robots become more sophisticated, the dual definitions of artificial and human …

How a high school student hacked his way to free, unlimited 4G

Unlimited, free data is basically the dream, right? Jacob Ajit, a 17-year high school student from Virginia, hacked his way to just that.<p>It all started with boredom, as Ajit explained in a post on Medium:<p>I had a T-Mobile prepaid SIM on a spare phone with no active service, so I came up with a fun …

T-Mobile

Logo Pizza is delivering piping hot logos, but not for long

A logo can make or break your company. We went through our own logo change not very long ago, and I’m sure it has had a positive impact on our brand in the end.<p>But what do you do if you don’t have a great designer on your team and don’t know your way around Illustrator?<p>Logo Pizza is here to save …

Graphic Design

The five essential rules for homebuying

<i>The truth is that money can be difficult to talk about and many financial issues are complicated to tackle. That's why Chase and Vox Creative created</i> …

Personal Finance

Here's who would go first in the next mass extinction

According to a new study, for the first time in the history of mass extinctions, the largest animals in the world's oceans are expected to die off first. The culprit? You guessed it: that old chestnut, human activity.<p>"We've found that extinction threat in the modern oceans is very strongly …

Slavery on America's College Campuses Went Beyond Buying and Selling

Not long after Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan to atone for the school’s active participation in slavery—which …