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Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Build a Four-Track Audio Looper with a Raspberry Pi

Looking to add some loops into your music? DIYer Szymon Kaliski used a Raspberry Pi to power a four-track audio looper, complete with toggles, …

A Beginner’s Guide to Making Music with GarageBand Live Loops

You’ve dreamed of composing ear-blasting symphonies, but gave up because you didn’t want to spend thousands of dollars on equipment and software. …

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re …

Is Big Data Doing More Harm Than Good?

When numbers lie, we should stop listening to them.<p>,In 1931, a 25 year-old Austrian named Kurt Gödel defied logic, literally, with his incompleteness theorems which proved that every formal system eventually fails. What made this discovery even more devastating was that Gödel himself was a logician …

Wall Street

Inside Facebook's plan to eat another $350 billion IT market

He suggested doing something that had never been done before and could upend the $350 billion telecommunication market.<p>"It can't be so difficult to build our own system," the engineer said, referring to the telecom equipment that sends data across cables and wireless networks, a system that could …

Telecoms

5 ways to train your brain to stop overthinking everything

Problems. We all have them.<p>Some are small, others are big.<p>But whatever life is throwing our way, one thing remains true:<p>We think about them.<p>We think …

7 crucial lessons people often learn too late in life

However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than later.<p>1. If you want to 'do what you love,' you have to work three times as hard as …

Self-awareness

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think

Burnout doesn't come from nowhere. This is what you should be looking for.<p>Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about …

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Little Known Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read articles on Hack Spirit before, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Penny takes on Mint with a bot to manage your money

If you have a tough time managing your personal finances, you might be interested in Penny, an app that examines behavior around your bank accounts and credit cards to alert you of any issues, such as data breaches. The company looks to rival Mint.com in terms of functionality, but is going after …

How Google's New Slack Killer Will Change Your (Work) Life

Google Hangouts Chat has a new bot called @meet and it saves a ton of time.<p>Goodbye, meeting requests. Hello, meeting bots.<p>A new Slack-killing app called Google Hangouts Chat uses a bot that can watch what you say on your team chats. It works a bit like Apple's Siri or Amazon Alexa in that it …

Amazon Web Services starts offering free cloud storage and computing for Alexa skills

Amazon Web Services will offer $100 in promotional credit and up to an additional $100/month to cover any extra cloud computing and storage costs …

Physicists Just Showed That Quantum Entanglement Is a Physical Reality

Of Subatomic Particles<p>The quantum world is full of strange phenomena – phenomena which our understanding of physics can’t make sense of. This is why …

New Flow of Time Theory Says Time Expands Because Space Expands

Richard Muller is a retired UC Berkley professor who has been studying the world of physics for many years. During his career, he also published a …

5 Ways in Which Artificial Intelligence Will Change an Organization

Artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace is becoming more and more common all over the world, in various industries. Not only do AI systems save …

Artificial Intelligence

REMOVE ALL TOXINS FROM THE BODY IN 3 DAYS: A METHOD THAT PREVENTS CANCER, REMOVES FAT AND EXCESS WATER!

The following 3-days detox will allow you to change your diet, decrease the cravings for processed foods and completely purify your organism.<p>The …

Toxins

Grab Pre-Orders Meals for You at the Airport

No one wants to spend $15 on a sandwich, but when you’re hungry and want something more than a tiny bag of pretzels, you surrender to expensive …

Use a Raspberry Pi and Touchscreen as a Recipe Manager for Your Kitchen

It’s no secret that an Android tablet or iPad loaded up with a recipe manager like Paprika is a great way to get all those cookbooks out of the …

Raspberry Pi

How to Eat for a Longer Life (There's Still Alcohol)

“In places where people live a long time, they don’t try to live a long time,” <b>Dan Buettner</b> tells me by phone from Santa Barbara. “Longevity is not something that people pursue; it’s something that ensues. It’s the result of setting up the right environment.”<p>It is worth noting that Buettner, a …

Prep These Make-Ahead Breakfast Bowls for Faster, Easier Mornings

Breakfasts that you can make ahead of time in bulk, like burritos or mini omelets, give you a quick, filling breakfast for any morning. Breakfast …

Remove DRM from iTunes and Apple Music to play your audio on any device

<i>This post is brought to you by Convertanymusic.com, maker of Apple Music Converter.</i><p>When we download music from iTunes, or audiobooks from Audible, the files that get onto our devices are DRM-protected. That means they can’t be played on “unauthorized” devices. This, let’s face it, is pretty …

Go tell Neil Young that he can use the JustBoom DAC to play back his audio on a Raspberry Pi

My, my, hey, hey lossless audio is here to stay thanks to JustBoom, a set of Raspberry Pi “hats” that connect to the mini computer and offer high fidelity audio playback and amplification. The $24 hats include a lossless DAC, a mini-amplifier, and a high-resolution audio output with COAX and …

Raspberry Pi

Make a Fish Hook Out of a Zipper, and More Useful Survival Tips

If you’re lost in the wild and in dire need of food, you can make a fish hook out of something you’re almost guaranteed to have on you.<p>In this video …

The best Apple Watch apps you probably haven’t heard of

There are already more than 3,000 apps for the Apple Watch, which makes it difficult to find all of the hidden gems. How do you find the best Apple Watch apps?<p>Luckily, there are plenty of third-party Watch apps that deserve attention, whether they tell you when it’s going to rain or help you get …

Supersets will take your fitness to the next level with CultFit Home Workout

It’s the fourth and final week of our CultFit Home Workout. Congratulations if you have made it this far. (If you missed it, it’s still not to late to start with Week 1).<p>For this easy home workout, all you need is your iPhone and some everyday objects you’ll find around your home or office (plus …

Explore the Best Brews of 2016 With This Interactive Periodic Table of Beer

If you’re looking for a tasty new beer to try out, this interactive periodic table will guide you in the right direction.<p>The table, from Sunglass …

Is It Possible to Define Exactly What the Mind is and Where it Lies?

This is one question that’s still up for debate. Some will say yes, of course, it’s in your brain, inside your head. Others will disagree and say …