Jessi Kelly

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These 13 Google Chrome hacks will change the way you use the internet

Since it debuted in 2008, Google Chrome has quickly risen to be the most popular web browser in the world, beating out Firefox and Internet Explorer.<p>But that doesn't mean you can't make it better.<p>There are many extensions and programs that innovative developers have built to make using Chrome more …

Google Chrome

The Two Types Of Brands (And The Entrepreneurs Behind Them) | Marketing Insider Group

Recently, I was having a discussion with branding expert David Brier on the sometimes questionable state of brands today. He laughingly mentioned a …

Entrepreneurship

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Top 10 new species for 2015 (pictures)

First Dinosaur Bone Found in Washington State

A piece of a massive thigh bone discovered underwater shows that dinosaurs walked in what is now Washington state.<p>The 80-million-year-old bone was …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Life at the Limits: Amazing Species Gallery

Animals have some amazing abilities, from a Hercules beetle that can lift 80 times its weight to the microscopic water bear (or tardigrade) that can …

What psychology tells us about student achievement — and how it is ignored

Modern school reform has focused primarily on “accountability” measures — or, how to hold students, teachers, principals, schools and districts “accountable” for higher standardized-test scores, but, unfortunately has failed to look at many of the real problems children face in their classrooms.<p>The …

Why scientific truth may hurt

The underlying realities of the world – from Earth’s rotation around the sun to Darwin’s theory of evolution – are rarely obvious or expected<p>All is not what it seems. Much of the universe – from the unimaginably small to the cosmological – is not how it appears to us, and our view is lamentably …

49 Maps That Explain The USA For Dummies

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

10 Awesome Book Charities That Help Kids All Over The World

A 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress test found that 65 percent of fourth graders read at a "below proficient" level. According to the nonprofit Reading Is Fundamental, one of the best ways to develop children's literacy is to encourage kids to read at home. The problem? Two-thirds of …

Kids

How the iPad is changing the way we learn

Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future<p>“What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology. No amount of technology will make a dent.” So said Steve Jobs in 1996 - …

Slime Molds Help Researchers Map Ancient Roadways

Reconstructing the past with primordial goo<p>How do you reconstruct a civilization's history when it has been literally trampled underfoot? Some of Rome's roads through the Balkans are largely forgotten, others still in use, and others we only know about because of documents from travelers explaining …

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

Emotional intelligence is responsible for 58 percent of your performance, so what are you doing to improve yours?<p>When the concept of emotional intelligence was introduced to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest …

Here's A Look At Some Of The Ancient Sites Destroyed By ISIS And The Syrian Civil War

Years of fighting and the emergence of the fanatical militant group ISIS have taken a heavy toll on some of humankind's greatest treasures.<p>On March 8, 2015, Iraq's Tourism and Antiquities minister said his government was investigating if Khorsabad was the latest town to be targeted for destruction …

Afterlives of Mesopotamian Artifacts, from Flapper Fashion to de Kooning

After excavation, ancient artifacts embark on an afterlife of interpretation both academic and cultural. <i>From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and</i> …

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

Three Ways To Build The Next Generation Of Startups With Cloud

How has the cloud changed your world?<p>Think about it. The cloud has transformed our daily lives, whether it’s for everyday use in business or how we use social media after work. It’s become an increasingly essential technology for driving creativity and collaboration, capable of altering the very …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is now the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world.</b> In Q4 of 2014, Apple devices outsold Samsung — the previous #1 — for the first time since 2011, according to data from Gartner. Apple saw a 49% jump in Q4, compared to Samsung's almost 12% decline.<p><b>2. Uber has acquired mapping</b> …

Tim Cook

10 Techniques Every Home Cook Should Know

Your chopping skills are on point. You can fillet a fish like a pro. You can even tell the doneness of a steak by feel. But there’s always another …

The Little-Known $15 Billion Empire Of Africa's Richest Man

Aliko Dangote lives as you might expect, given he’s the richest person in Africa and resides in the same country being bullied by the insidious Boko Haram terrorist group, which finds something noble in kidnapping village girls. Located on Victoria Island, a wealthy Lagos enclave that has a moat in …

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless things we can do …

A New Ancient Egyptian Tomb with Typical Funerary Scene Discovered. - María Rosa Valdesogo

Ancient Egypt gives us again a good document. The <b>tomb of Amenhotep, the Gater’s keeper of god Amun</b>, has been discovered in Gourna.<p>Although it is …

ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq

Shattered treasures include winged bulls that guarded entrance to ancient Nineveh.<p>Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday showing the destruction of priceless antiquities in northern Iraq.<p>Running for more than five minutes, the video records men toppling statues in a museum and …

Here's What a 3D-Printed Mansion Looks Like

Chinese construction company Winsun is building proof-of-concept houses to show how 3D printing could work with home construction.<p>3D printing can be used for practically anything these days—even in construction, it seems.<p>Chinese construction company Winsun has recently unveiled a mansion and a …

The Ikea For Entrepreneurs: 1,000+ Handpicked Apps To Help Build Your Business Overnight

This week I am writing about 5 companies that I expect to see making waves this year on the London start-up scene. Right now, London is the most popular destination in Europe for Tech founders. Favourable tax breaks, state of the art facilities, enthusiastic government support and an increasingly …

Apps

6 Ways Your Brain Is Lying To You Every Minute Of The Day

You think your brain is your friend. It's not. It's tricking you, all the time.

How to Make the UltraSabre Paper Airplane

Introduction: How to Make the UltraSabre Paper Airplane<p>About: I am someone who mass produces paper airplanes and am always developing new designs. I …

Crafting