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How a Bunch of Lava Lamps Protect Us From Hackers

Edward Craven Walker lived to see his greatest invention, the lava lamp, make its late-’90s cultural comeback. But the British tinkerer (and famed …

San Francisco

Machiavellian realism

Niccolo Machiavelli<br>(Image by Wikipedia (commons.wikimedia.org)) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>TONKA BAY, MINNESOTA<p>Over 500 hundred years …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

House | Office / José Castro Caldas

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In order to continue exploring the interlude between Architecture and woodcraft - In which the Architect …

Architecture

"Mind reading" technology can now decode complex thoughts

In the past, "mind reading" systems have been able to guess what single-digit number a person might be thinking of, but deeper thoughts have been …

End Your Workday With These 4 Questions

Rather than running out of the office, leave yourself a little bit of time for reflection.<p>The end of your workday has a way of sneaking up on you. You catch a quick glimpse at the time and realize it's already later than you had planned to leave the office.<p>You rush to shut down your computer, grab …

Wacky Gardening Hacks That Actually Work

Gardening<p>Every gardener has their own wacky solutions that really work, so we’ve rounded up some of the best #GardeningHacks from Instagram that will …

Network Science and the Effects of Music Preference on Functional Brain Connectivity: From Beethoven to Eminem

Article |<p>Open | Published: 28 August 2014<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>volume 4</b>, Article number: 6130 (2014) | Download Citation<p>An Erratum to this article was …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Productivity

Mesmerizing Dragon Paintings Created With a Single Winding Brushstroke

The one stroke painting technique is a mesmerizing feat to behold, requiring a deft hand that slides across the page. In the Nikko region of Japan, just outside Tokyo, one family has been honing their unique craft for generations. In the Takase family, there exists only one subject for their …

Siblings

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what to do with your life

If you want 2017 to be an exciting year, design it that way.<p>That's the advice of former Google career coach and job strategist Jenny Blake, who has …

Beautifully Blank

Blank couldn’t be a more perfect name for this daybed sofa. Minimalist yet inviting, it strikes that ever elusive balance of bare and cozy. In raw …

Post-Tsunami Photos of Loss and Mourning

Poets, painters, composers and film-makers have always found profound inspiration for their art when they confront loss and mourning and grief. In terrible times of natural and manmade disaster — like the earthquake, tusnami and nuclear crisis in Fukushima, Japan in 2011 — it sometimes becomes …

The rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall, which depend critically on whether you inhale or exhale and whether you breathe through the nose or mouth, Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time. : science

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The Brain

Conquer your distractions with this simple chart

Distraction might appear more available than ever, but it is nothing new. Over 2,000 years ago, Socrates and Aristotle debated the nature of “akrasia,” (pronounced uh-crazy-uh), our tendency to act against our better judgement. To the ancient Greeks, mere mortals were prone to distraction due to …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few -- the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity

Get the most out of your days with these 8 scheduling hacks.<p>Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to …

The cocktail-lover’s guide to 10 unforgettable, one-of-a-kind bars around the world

Any bartender worth their salt can mix a decent Manhattan or gin and tonic. But watering holes that serve up an unparalleled atmosphere are much more rare. Quartz scoured the globe for one-of-a-kind bars and found these 10 establishments that belong on any cocktail lover’s bucket list.<p><b>H.R. Giger</b> …

H. R. Giger

Museums Quartier – Wintertime Illustrations by Malika Favre

A series of illustrations created by Malika Favre for the Museums Quartier wintertime program.London based French artist and illustrator Malika Favre …

Drawing

The #1 Sign Your Relationship Isn't Meant to Be, According to a Therapist

When caught up in the throes of a romantic relationship, it can become extremely difficult to see your partnership for what it is, good or bad. …

Neuroscience Says Listening to the Noise of Nothing Is Best for Productivity

Even your favorite music is kind of the worst.<p>Olga Khazan's day-to-day might sound a lot like yours. She's a journalist who works in an open office, so the din around her includes a mixture of colleagues conducting interviews and the usual chit chat. She's even lucky enough to be surrounded by "the …

Logojoy – Can AI build a better logo than you?

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

8 Nat Geo Photographers Share Images of Gratitude

We asked our photographers to choose a moment they are thankful for having witnessed.<p>This Thanksgiving, we asked eight National Geographic photographers to share images they are grateful for. We wanted to see photographs that they were thankful for having taken, thankful for the access granted to …

'No Man's Sky' Developers Have Something To Say After Two Months Of Silence

If video games could have mental health problems, <i>No Man’s Sky</i> would be the poster child for bipolar mood disorder. First came the extraordinary high when <i>No Man’s Sky</i> was presented as Sony’s indie game darling at their E3 stage show in 2014. This was followed by two years of incessant hype when the …

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

Books

World Leaders React To Fidel Castro’s Death

Cuba's former head of state died aged 90 on Friday.<p>Heads of state from around the world are reacting to Fidel Castro’s death.<p>Allies praised the global impact and legacy of Cuba’s former president, who died aged 90 on Friday. His opponents remembered him for heading a communist regime with a poor …

Inspired by uncle’s death, Kenyan teen develops organ-matching app

Intel’s involvement went deeper, however, with staff volunteering to teach a coding workshop at Caroline’s school, where the pupils were introduced to Intel XDK. Intel XDK is a unified development environment that enables users to design, create, test and deploy HTML5 apps.<p>This proved the …

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