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These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

The 12 best apps of 2017

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

How the South Korean language was designed to unify

‘Uri’ isn’t a mere grammar point, it’s a cultural canon that captures the very essence of a nation.<p>“Our husband is also a teacher,” my co-worker told me as she noisily slurped her soup. She was seated beside another colleague, who was slurping hers, too.<p>I was confused. Had I misheard her? Were …

Language

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Time Management

Why You Need Emoji - Issue 50: Emergence

The use of emojis has become a global phenomenon. By 2015, over 6 billion emojis1 were being sent every day by over 90 percent of the world’s online …

Language

A politician is flying a blimp outside of Google's Tel Aviv office to ask them to pay taxes

Emblazoned on the blimp are the words "Google Must Pay Taxes," a message that speaks to an ongoing debate throughout much of the international community regarding how foreign companies should be taxed by the local governments of their satellite offices. Kisch is one of many activists working to …

Israel

Amazon Shows Off Its New Delivery Drones

Prime Air still isn't here, but this is what it might look like.<p>Amazon kicked off the drone-delivery arms race nearly two full years ago, but hasn't given us much of an update since. Until now. A new video released by Amazon yesterday shows exactly how the everything store wants its flying …

Google starts testing its custom-built self-driving cars in Austin, Texas

Google today announced it has started testing its custom-built self-driving cars in Austin, Texas. The company said it is driving “a few” of the prototype vehicles around town, which are referred to as “the koala cars, panda balls and many other names.”<p>This is a natural progression for Google’s …

9 American Road Trips You Must Take

<i>By Fiona Moriarty</i><p>The road trip is as American as apple pie, and in 2015, some 60 percent of Americans plan to take a road trip of at least 50 miles. So, if you're going to take a road trip, you might as well make it an epic one. Here are nine American road trips you'll never forget.<p><b>California State</b> …

New England

This Is How Uber Will Take Over The World

The ride-hail giant is expanding globally — and it's doing so by replicating the hyperlocal approach it already uses in the U.S. Auto-rickshaws for India, Lamborghinis for Singapore.<p>Conceived as a solution to what its founders described as "the horrible taxi problem in San Francisco," Uber's …

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

Clean Energy

How Not to Be Wrong

• <b>Author:</b> Jordan Ellenberg<p><b>The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands</b><p>The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In <i>How Not to Be Wrong</i>, Jordan …

Rise Of The Micro-Tinders

Different strokes for different folks. But what about different apps? Tinder brought ruthless efficiency to online dating. Yet the same way people gravitate to distinct nightlife spots depending on their style, we’re seeing an explosion of niche dating apps all based on Tinder’s familiar swipes. No …

Relationships

Saudi Women Drivers Sent to Terrorism Court

"The trial of peaceful reformers in a terrorism court underlines the political nature of this court."<p>Two Saudi women, who have been detained for nearly a month after defying a ban on female drivers, were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, according to the …

How does a 3D printer work? The science and engineering behind this emerging technology

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>There is a lot of excitement building around what 3D printers can and might do. But how does a 3D …

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

Michael Dell plans to stay with company if his buyout bid fails

Dell's chief executive tells The Wall Street Journal he would not support an asset sale or leveraged recapitalization.<p>Regardless of his battle for control of Dell shakes out, its chief executive intends to stay with the computer maker he founded.<p>Michael Dell, who is trying to take his namesake …

IT

Airbnb is engineering itself into a data-driven company

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>“We want to apply data to every decision. We want to be a very data-driven company.” It’s a sentiment you hear echoed wherever …

Yes, you should care about Bitcoin, and here’s why

Advertisement<p>31 Comments<p>Everybody’s talking about Bitcoin these days, which is quite remarkable given the highly technical nature of the …

Should we stop worrying about peak oil? - Futurity

STANFORD (US) — Demand for oil will reach its own peak and decline before humans …

What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at?

My interest in the science of talent has a personal backstory. By the age of three, I'd had 21 ear infections and after an operation to remove fluid …

The Number Devil

• <b>Author:</b> Hans Magnus Enzensberger & Michael Henry Heim<p>The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration.<p>In twelve dreams, Robert, a boy who hates math, meets a Number Devil, who leads him to discover the amazing world of numbers: infinite numbers, prime numbers, Fibonacci …

Waiting For Prometheus

What is the real issue brought up by this whole PRISM debacle? It’s not that the government is willing to overstep its role using national security as an excuse. That’s been going on for thousands of years. It’s not that companies in a position of power are willing to throw those that rely on them …

The Books Everyone Must Read Before Graduating College

We asked academics and authors from Junot Díaz to Jill Lepore to nominate the one book that students shouldn’t graduate without reading.<p><b>Jill …

Nobel Laureate Says Physics Is in Need of a Revolution

In the early 1970s, David J. Gross exposed the hidden structure of the atomic nucleus. He helped to reinvent string theory in the 1980s. In 2004, he …

The Order of Operations is Wrong