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13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

7 Body-Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You

And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the book and shared them below.<p>"Don't flash an immediate smile when you greet someone," says Lowndes. If you …

Secret, The Anonymous App Worth $100 Million, Launches A Spin-Off Notification App Called 'Ping'

Ping has no tie to Secret's flagship app; it came out of a company hackathon. It's a simple notification tool that pushes topical content to your phone's locked homescreen.<p>"We were fascinated by the idea of an app that could tell you what you need to know, right when you need to know it," Secret …

This 10-Minute Strategy Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

<i>"What can I learn right now in just 10 minutes that could be useful for the rest of my life?" appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are printing one of the top answers.</i><p>Taking 10 minutes to learn why you procrastinate can be extremely helpful.<p>I was a very bad procrastinator for a very long time, …

New York Billionaire Unmasked With Outer Borough Rentals

Outside the front lobby of the Briar Wyck apartments in Jamaica, New York, lies the Van Wyck Expressway, a 12-lane stretch of asphalt where 113,000 …

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58 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Everything We Do

In fact, we are prone to hundreds of proven biases that cause us to think and act irrationally, and even thinking we're rational despite evidence of irrationality in others is known as blind spot bias.<p>The study of how often human beings do irrational things was enough for psychologists Daniel …

“People want money”

2014-08-19T08:30:26.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>“Money,” we were once told, “is whatever you can use to pay your debts.”<p>That definition is both precise …

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How animations can help scientists test a hypothesis

3D animation can bring scientific hypotheses to life. Molecular biologist (and TED Fellow) Janet Iwasa introduces a new open-source animation …

Transformer Paper Turns Itself Into A Robot. Cool!

From flat paper to crawling critter in under five minutes.<p>Credit: Samuel Felton via AAAS<p>Every so often, a scientific paper just begs for a sexy headline.<p>Consider this study in the current issue of <i>Science</i>: "A Method for Building Self-folding Machines." A bit bland, you'll no doubt agree. <i>A Real-Life,</i> …

Russia's Smartest People Are Leaving In Droves

Six months ago the soft-spoken genealogist had few such requests, but this month he hired an assistant to help him with the flow of would-be émigrés.<p>Most just want a better life, with some seeking more political freedom than under President Vladimir Putin and others keen to escape an economy that …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Elon Musk Has Been Thinking About Making A Flying Car AND A Submarine Car

"I've thought about it quite a lot...We could definitely make a flying car - but that's not the hard part," Musk told The Independent in an interview this weekend. "The hard part is, how do you make a flying car that's super safe and quiet? Because if it's a howler, you're going to make people very …

Is there a hidden code that rules the Universe?

Physicists rely on equations to understand the world, but could the Universe operate more like a computer program instead? Stephen Wolfram thinks so.<p>Mathematics helps us understand the world we live in – physicists have devised equations that attempt to explain everything from the way a ball …

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Here's What Americans Consider Moral And Immoral

Divorce, pre-marital sex, stem cell research, and abortion are becoming more morally acceptable to Americans, according to a recent Gallup poll.<p>The percentage of people who said these and other traditionally taboo issues are morally acceptable are at record highs, Gallup notes.<p>Below is a chart that …

Kairos, pantalla OLED transparente sobre un reloj "convencional"

Destacar entre tanto smartwatch va a ser difícil, quizá hubo un momento propicio en un principio, cuando los grandes fabricantes no estaban todavía …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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How synchronized hammer strikes could generate nuclear fusion

Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. The plasma physicist runs a small company with a big idea for a new type of nuclear …

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Pentagon scientists show off life-size Atlas robot

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's "Terminator," the latest experiment by the …

BAE Systems Defies Physics with its Metamaterial Antenna Lens

Over the past decade researchers across the globe have been experimenting with metamaterials and developing new systems that can do the seemingly …

Los cubanos que hallaron sus raíces en Sierra Leona

<b>Por décadas, los Ganga-Longoba de Perico, en Cuba, han estado entonando los mismos cánticos, siguiendo una tradición de generaciones.</b><p>Pero hasta hace poco, esta comunidad afrocubana, que practica rituales de la tradición Yoruba, del oeste africano, sabía muy poco del origen de estas canciones o de …

Cómo se puede vaticinar el crimen usando "Big Data"

<b>Cesare Lombroso, un médico italiano del siglo XIX, logró la fama al declarar que era capaz de identificar a un criminal solo por su apariencia.</b><p>Para Lombroso, una frente inclinada hacia atrás, orejas grandes, brazos muy largos y cualquiera de una variedad de rasgos físicos delataban la inclinación …

Hidrato de metano, la energía oculta en el hielo

<b>El mundo es adicto a los hidrocarburos y no es difícil ver por qué: baratos, abundantes y fáciles de extraer, representan una gran fuente de energía para el desarrollo industrial en todo el mundo.</b><p>Los efectos colaterales, sin embargo, son potencialmente devastadores. La combustión de combustibles …

Cómo la cultura humana ha influido en los genes

<b>Uno no debería poder tomar leche. Nuestros ancestros no podían hacerlo. Fue sólo hace 9.000 años que los humanos adquirimos la habilidad de hacerlo sin enfermarnos.</b><p>Los niños podían tomarla. Pero no fue hasta que el hombre se dedicó a la producción de lácteos, que los adultos adquirieron la …

Searching The Planet To Find Power For The Cloud

You hear the term "the cloud" or "cloud computing," and you picture something puffy, white, clean and quiet. Cloud computing is anything but.<p>Even from a distance you can hear the hum of a modern data center. Last week, I visited one of the largest in Santa Clara, Calif., in the heart of Silicon …