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Creative Writing

The Best Workouts That Don't Require Any Equipment, According to Personal Trainers

Airports. Conferences. Deserted islands? You just never know when—and where—you might need to get in a quick sweat.<p>Here's some quick physics fun: A body at rest tends to stay at rest. That's the fitness version of Newton's First Law, and it means that humans will find literally <i>any</i> excuse to not …

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5 Design & Development Skills to Learn This Summer

Summertime is here – at least in the northern hemisphere. And while our thoughts often turn to vacations and outdoor activities, this time of year is …

Exactly How Many Reps and Sets You Need to Do to Build Muscle and Get Strong

Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between?<p>Fortunately, personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, set the record straight with an …

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

The Unbelievable Power of Amazon's Cloud

The company's Web Services—which undergird Netflix, Healthcare.gov, and Spotify—might be the single most important piece of technology to the modern tech boom.<p>On Thursday, we’ll finally get a sense of the true scope of one of the most important businesses for the Internet.<p>Amazon is due to announce …

Scientists find massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrost

Researchers have discovered permafrost in the northern hemisphere stores massive amounts of natural mercury, a finding with significant implications …

The Trippy, High-Speed World of Drone Racing

There is no slacker component to the new generation of talented young pilots who like to fool around with quadcopters.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>In a canyon in the Rocky Mountain Front above Fort Collins, Colorado, a young man …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Inside the World’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Hack—and How the Scammers Pulled it Off

Hackers stole more than $500 million-worth of funds.<p>On Friday, a Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange revealed hackers had stolen more than $500 …

Bitcoin Mining

4 personal finance rules you should know by heart

These are four of the most important things you can do to live a financially healthy life.<p>There are tons of personal finance tips, tricks, and rules that can greatly improve your financial well-being. However, some are more important than others. Here are four personal finance rules in particular …

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

The end of net neutrality: What it all means

The fight for the future of the internet just came to a head.<p>The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal passed along a party-line vote.<p>Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, has framed the repeal …

How to use algorithms to solve everyday problems

Faster grocery trips. Better Facebook posts. Ali Almossawi on algorithmic thinking for daily life.<p>By Kara Baskin | May 8, 2017<p>Taking a nod from …

Social Media

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Innovation

An algorithm trained on emoji knows when you're being sarcastic on twitter

Luckily, an algorithm MIT researchers developed to analyze tweets can now detect sarcasm, and emotional subtext in general, better than most people.<p>Detecting the sentiment of social-media posts is already useful for tracking attitudes toward brands and products, and for identifying signals that …

Machine Learning

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Tezos' $232 Million ICO May Just Be The Beginning

So far, 2017 is shaping up to be a historic year for the crypto space with nary a dull moment. If you’ve been moving around in cryptocurrency circles, you probably already know that there’s value to be found in rebelling against conventional wisdom. Bitcoin was built on a foundation that rebelled …

What is PHP & Why Should You Learn PHP 7

Anyone who has been in the business of development and programming has heard of PHP, even if they haven’t used it, they have definitely heard of it. …

Even Good-Guy Student Loan Startups Still Favor the Rich

<b>Last February,</b> the online lending company SoFi paid $5 million for a 30-second ad during the Super Bowl. The spot begins at a busy city crosswalk, panning from person to person as the narrator assesses their worth. “Jim is great. Sarah is not great at all,” a male voice intones as the focus swoops …

Loans

Interactive: How global bonds are the bedrock of a diversified portfolio

Global diversification—the idea of spreading your risks and returns across domestic and international markets—is a basic principle of investing. But while many investors have signed on to the idea of diversifying their stocks, their bond portfolios are often highly concentrated in the U.S.1<p>What you …

Researchers Use Brain Implant to Make Paralyzed Monkeys Walk

Getting these simians to walk was anything but monkey business.<p>Between 255,000-600,000 Americans can't walk because of paraplegia, or leg paralysis usually linked to spinal damage. But Tomislav Milekovic, a researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and …

Sequoia: Home of the Giant Forest

2016 marked the National Park Service's 100th anniversary and Nat Geo photographer Jonathan Irish celebrated by visiting every U.S. national park throughout the year. Follow his travels as he visited 59 parks in 52 weeks.<p><i>Jonathan Irish traveled to Sequoia National Park from April 28, 2016, to May</i> …

Use your wits! Can you solve these fiendishly difficult puzzles?

Isn’t it time we learned to reconnect with the idea of problem-solving for fun? After all, argues Alex Bellos, the best puzzles are pieces of poetry. In an exclusive extract from his new book, he selects some of his favourites<br>See the answers here<p>For those of us whose school memories include …

Equations

10 Unmistakable Habits of Utterly Authentic People

To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real …

You can now download torrents on Xbox One

Microsoft has approved a torrent client that will work on all its Windows platforms, including Xbox One.<p>Called Torrex Pro, the software is available …

Marriage made in sunlight: Invention merges solar with liquid battery

<i>Credit: David Tenenbaum/UW-Madison</i><p>As solar cells produce a greater proportion of total electric power, a fundamental limitation remains: the dark of …

DIY Wooden Pallets Outdoor Bathing Shower Concepts

Pallet provides us with wonderful and beneficial Pallet Outdoor Bathing Shower Venture. As we connect pallet projects of garden, Pallet Outdoor …

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