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Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

The Brain

10 Common Rookie Cooking Mistakes

Mistakes in the kitchen happen–seriously, it’s inevitable. Meat dries out, vegetables are scorched, noodles go gummy…everyone slips up, professionals …

BBQ

Good Presentations Need to Make People Uncomfortable

It’s no secret that our digital communication tools are overwhelming us. A Deloitte study found that U.S. workers (in aggregate) look at their phones almost 8 billion times a day, and research shows that U.S. productivity has waned since the introduction of the smartphone. But the world of business …

How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

Opinion: Brain implants would make ‘The Matrix’ come to life

“The Matrix” is now 17 years old, but I still remember my jaw dropping when Neo interfaced with the Matrix for the first time and uploaded a kung-fu …

And it's gone —The true cost of interruptions

If two hours go by and no one interrupts you, consider yourself lucky. According to an article by Game Developer Magazine’s Chris Parnin, developers …

Control Is for Beginners

My daughter’s voice teacher recently told another student to stop practicing. ”What?!” I almost yelled. ”What happened to the theory of 10,000 hours of practice for mastery?” But she explained that, at times, over-practicing can stifle music, just like over-training can stifle athletes and …

Finally, a Printer That Ends the Nightmare of Ink Refills

In their ongoing struggle for relevance, printers have in recent years gained apps, and touchscreens, and all manner of features that range from …

Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone

The most sensitive work environments, like nuclear power plants, demand the strictest security. Usually this is achieved by air-gapping computers …

How Hosting an Edit-A-Thon Made Me Trust Wikipedia

Changing Planet<p>The academic community has been wary of Wikipedia since it first came on the scene. Teachers have spent a decade warning their students not trust the online encyclopedia, concerned that because <i>anyone</i> can edit it, it might not be reliable. I’ll admit I first approached Wikipedia with …

Conflicts of Interest

Surgeon Reveals Head Transplant Plan, But Patient Steals the Show

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Valery Spiridonov looks impossibly small. He is dressed in all white, from his white button-down shirt to the white socks on his feet, which dangle at the ends of white pants and a white blanket. Breaking up the look is a black strap, which holds him to a motorized wheelchair.<p>He uses …

Bill Gates

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

A Smart Approach to Sifting Gold From the Twitter Stream

Like most people who write for a living, I scrupulously maintain my feeds. Twitter. Tumblr. RSS. They're a fixture of my daily existence, both …

Why It's Okay to Buy Digital Movies From iTunes, Google, and Amazon

Today, Star Wars gets re-released yet again. This time, it’s coming to iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. Whether or not you’ve already bought this …

10 New Tricks to Improve Your Memory

Research says these tips can boost your memory:<p>Closing your eyes does improve recall of information. And trust your memory: double checking makes you …

How come managers take different decisions for their organization than for themselves?

This post continues the previous post on “A decision is required – a management story with a lesson.<p>Prof. Herbert Simon, the Noble prize winner, …

Management

How Costa Rica Went 75 Days Using Only Clean Electricity

While governments from countries around the world this week have outlined how they plan to curb their carbon emissions, Costa Rica may seem like it’s …

Trenger vi mer lokal eksperimentering? | Computerworld

Slike eksperimenter har ikke som mål å finne universelle sammenhenger, men har i stedet som mål å finne "lokale" sammenhenger - viktige på en bestemt …

Introduction to ToC Thinking Processes

Chris HOHMANN – Author<p>Theory of Constraints (ToC) found its original application in industrial production and soon spread to any activity including a …

How to Take a Day Off

I don’t think my father took days off. He must have, but I don’t think I ever witnessed it. I cannot picture him getting up and doing anything …

Home Depot

Evidence-based medicine: Save blood, save lives

Transfusions are one of the most overused treatments in modern medicine, at a cost of billions of dollars. Researchers are working out how to cut …

Caffeine: The Buzz That Keeps Us Coming Back

March is Caffeine Awareness Month, and – depending on what and who you read – it’s either time to up your coffee intake or drop it altogether in favor of fruit smoothies or herbal tea.<p>Caffeine – though certainly not the most flashy – is possibly the world’s most popular psychoactive drug. People …

Coffee

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The Truth About Being Too Busy

I think you're a liar. You may not be a liar, but I suspect you could be. I'm also a liar, at least I think I used to be. What makes both of us liars is we constantly say we're too busy. I've learned over the years that too busy is simply code word for either not interested or simply a means of not …

Oldest Globe of New World Carved on Ostrich Eggs?

The mysterious globe was discovered by a Belgian map collector.<p><b>A recently discovered globe from the early 1500s, carved onto ostrich eggs, may be the oldest globe of the New World ever identified, experts say.</b><p>Latin inscriptions dot its surface, and two small islands sit in the place of what we now …