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You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

Elon Musk and linguists say that AI is forcing us to confront the limits of human language

In analytic philosophy, any meaning can be expressed in language. In his book <i>Expression and Meaning</i> (1979), UC Berkeley philosopher John Searle calls this idea “the principle of expressibility, the principle that whatever can be meant can be said”. Moreover, in the <i>Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

How to download the original StarCraft for free

To help generate buzz for the upcoming StarCraft: Remastered, Blizzard is giving away the game that started it all. Here's how to get it.<p>Along with Command & Conquer, Blizzard's StarCraft ushered in the real-time strategy genre as we know it. Hard to believe that was almost 20 years ago.<p>Never …

Starcraft

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Venture Capital

7 Privileges I Was Made Aware of By Traveling

Privilege.<p>Why is it such a sensitive subject when it comes to admitting and accepting that some of us carry so much of it?<p>As a general rule, privilege is usually something you're born into or naturally obtained from pre-established circumstances. It's not something to feel guilty about if you learn …

Time I

The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe

May 1945. Hitler is dead, and the Third Reich little more than smoking rubble. No GI wants to be the last man killed in action against the Nazis. But …

'Game Of Thrones' Google Map Makes Navigating Westeros So Much Easier

Living in Westeros is not for the faint of heart, but at least visitors to the fictional land of "Game of Thrones" will have less difficulty navigating the Seven Kingdoms with this map designed to look like a real-life Google map.<p>Created by an Etsy shop owner named Danny, the map includes such a …

One of the best and most under-seen movies of 2015 is now available to watch

A laid-off English submarine captain (Jude Law) gets lured by his old buddies to assemble a team of professional submarine operators to find a lost U-boat filled with millions of dollars of Nazi gold. The submarine they'll need to use is Russian, and so Law assembles a crew of both Brits and …

Black Sea

12 Random Ways to Turn Her On

Try these covert techniques for triggering her animalistic desires<p>All it takes is seeing a pair of honeydew melons on the kitchen counter for you to start thinking about sex. But for women, it’s a little more complex than that.<p>Certain critical switches must be triggered before her brain orders the …

New Brunswick

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

Noam Chomsky undresses Sam Harris: Stop “pretending to have a rational discussion”

The new atheist tries to “engineer a public conversation” about terrorism and humiliates himself in the process<p>Controversial author and new atheist Sam Harris recently tried to "engineer a public conversation" with radical linguist Noam Chomsky "about the ethics of war, terrorism, state …

Noam Chomsky

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

The 14 best brunch spots in New York City

OpenTable.com recently released a list of the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America. Of the 100 restaurants on the list, 15 are based in New York City.<p>Offering everything from traditional Eggs Benedict to spicy chicken paired with red velvet waffles, these 15 restaurants are the city's best places …

Staten Island

Chance of being bitten by mosquito is written in genes

Some people are just more likely to be attacked no matter how much insect repellent they slap on, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has found<p>As the summer approaches it is probably the last thing anyone wants to hear.<p>But scientists have found that the chance of being bitten by a …

Astronomers build Earth-sized telescope to see Milky Way black hole

With its unprecedented resolution the EHT should be the first to see swirling gas on its final plunge over the event horizon into the Milky Way's supermassive black hole<p>An Earth-sized telescope will allow astronomers to glimpse the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.<p>Scientists across the …

What's Really in Your Ecstasy?

A new study has looked at over 25,000 pill reports to figure it out.<p>Unlike that box of cookies you ate after you stumbled home drunk last weekend or the mac and cheese you made for breakfast this morning because it was the only thing left in your kitchen, ecstasy does not come labeled with …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Here Are The 15 Greatest Nude Scenes Of All-Time, According To Mr. Skin

The man of skin, Mr. Skin, has been “fast-forwarding to the good parts” for 15 years now. To celebrate, he ordered a cake in the shape of Phoebe Cates, then ranked the 150 greatest nude scenes of all-time. But what does “greatest” refer to exactly, though? Could it mean most watched? Most …

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

Where’s the best place to trade in an iPhone? $400+ offers compared at Apple, Amazon, NextWorth, Gazelle and more

We’re 2 short weeks away from Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement and that of course means it is almost time to trade in your current but now outdated tiny iPhone 3/4/5/s/c. Giving your non-sapphire 4-incher to a friend or relative? That’s nice of you but for those in the US who prefer cold hard cash, …

Perseids meteor shower and supermoon offer divine heavenly show

Astronomers and amateur skywatchers excited as perigee moon and comet Swift-Tuttle appear together for dazzling skies<p>Supermoon lights up skies around the world – in pictures Share your pictures of the supermoon with GuardianWitness<p>A dramatic supermoon is set to accompany this year's Perseid meteor …

Watch the 'Lion King' Cast Belt Out an Epic Rendition of 'The Circle of Life'... on the Subway

Fewer thing are more mundane than a morning commute in NYC. You sit in a crowded subway car, headphones blaring and and your nose in a book, hoping beyond hope that the weird guy sitting across from you doesn't make eye contact. Well, we'd actually look forward to our daily underground journey if …

Eight of the greatest film noirs

Times Square

From the Vault: 'The Informers' by Bret Easton Ellis

For those of you bored at home, feeling unlucky and unremarkable for no particular reason, here's a film that will put things in perspective for you. …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring …

John Turturro Wants To Reprise His ‘Big Lebowski’ Role As The Jesus In A New Film Next Year

John Turturro was honored at the Taormina Film Festival over the weekend, and a Q&A session led to a quote that could mean good news for fans of <i>The Big Lebowski</i> and its fantastically flamboyant pederast, Jesus “The Jesus” Quintana. From <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>:<p>Actor John Turturro, who played the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity