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How to Stop the Sound of a Dripping Faucet Instantly, According to Science

It’s tempting to think that the “plink” sound produced by a falling water droplet on a liquid surface is caused by the droplet itself, but new …

I've spent thousands of hours studying successful people — and they all approach life with the same mindset

<i>The following is an adaptation from Alex Banayan's "The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Career":</i><p>For the past seven years, I've been studying success obsessively.<p>I've spent thousands of hours researching, poring over hundreds of …

Be the superhero hacker the world needs, and learn it all for less than $40

As long as online data exists, someone will be out there plotting ways to steal it. (Ahem.)<p>Now that we live in an era where identity theft, copyright …

Twitter Thread Proves Phone Anxiety Is REAL

Everyone on Twitter agrees: making phone calls is the worst<p>Sometimes there are things online that have the ability to bring everyone together, no …

Text Messaging

What If the Big Bang Wasn't the Beginning? New Study Proposes Alternative

Was the universe created with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, or has it been expanding and contracting for eternity? A new paper, inspired by …

Our universe should not exist, CERN antimatter study confirms

One of the deepest and most enduring mysteries in the study of the universe is why anything exists at all.<p>It really shouldn’t, not according to the …

Why The Sky Is Blue, According To Science

One of the first questions a curious child often asks about the natural world is “why is the sky blue?” Yet despite how widespread this question is, there are many misconceptions and incorrect answers bandied about — because it reflects the ocean; because oxygen is a blue-colored gas; because …

The complete guide to not going to college

Kids grow up and go to college. Such is the norm. And yes—you could. Perhaps should. Think of the current economic climate, which all but requires people entering the workforce to arrive at job interviews brandishing their university transcript; think of the social benefits, the broadening of …

Education

You Want Your Team to Think More Creatively? Have Them Watch One of These Films

Here is my list of films guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing.<p>You've probably been in this situation. You need to get a group of people, your team or a group of customers, to think creatively. Perhaps you're going to brainstorm solutions to a problem or do a co-creation session. Everyone …

The Super-Sized Network Security Mastery Bundle | Android Central Digital Offers

access<p>12 Months<p>content<p>200 Hours<p>enrolled<p>777<p><b>Description</b><p>You'll leave no stone unturned in this massive, 200-hour bundle covering a complete education on …

Ethical Hacking

5 Mobile Applications Every Student Needs

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TED Talks

NASA captured stunning images of three simultaneous solar flares

On April 2 and 3, 2017, three solar flares erupted from the sun. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the stunning view.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook</b>

Astronomy

Inspiration for Grid Loading Animations

View demo Download sourceToday we’d like to share a set of simple, inspirational loading animations for grid items with you. The idea is to show some …

Web Design

Scientists Have Pinpointed The Annoying Genetic Mutation That Turns Us Into Night Owls

"Carriers of the mutation are essentially playing catch-up for their entire lives."<p>Any night owls reading this will be familiar with the struggle of …

How to build a brand new Alexa skill

Who knew it would be an online retailer that would introduce one of the most exciting coding opportunities to come along in a while? With Amazon’s Alexa — the voice recognition software that powers Amazon.com’s physical devices Echo, Dot, and Tap — Bezos and Co. have given third parties the tools …

Alexa

Mark Cuban Says This Is Where the World's First Trillionaires Will Emerge

The world may be some years away from seeing the first trillionaire, but billionaire Mark Cuban has an idea about the kind of work from which they, …

This Woman Is Said to Rival Einstein, and She's Only 23

by Karla Lant March 13, 2017 Hard Science 138982<p>Einstein For Millennials<p>At age 14, Sabrina Pasterski walked onto the MIT campus to request …

Ten weird signs that you are highly intelligent, according to science

In the real world, spotting intelligent people isn’t quite as simple as looking for people who babble gibberish like Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock.<p>…

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

OCD-like behavior linked to genetic mutation, study finds

A new Northwestern Medicine study found evidence suggesting how neural dysfunction in a certain region of the brain can lead to obsessive and …

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

Social Media

There’s $5 million in prize money to build Facebook’s vision for artificial general intelligence

A few weeks ago, a splinter group within Facebook’s AI research lab wrote a short treatise on how—theoretically—researchers could start to develop artificial general intelligence. AGI, which only exists in the minds of science fiction writers for now, is the notion of a machine that could learn, …

Artificial Intelligence

Learning AI if You Suck at Math — P4 — Tensors Illustrated (with Cats!)

Welcome to part four of Learning AI if You Suck at Math. If you missed parts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 be sure to check them out.<p>Maybe you’ve downloaded …

Deep Learning

The 7 Signs That You’re Onto Something Big

“I actually think that 1984 came to pass. Orwell’s writing about a totalitarian state, and that part isn’t the case. But the notion that you might …

100+ CSS Resources For Web Designers And Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>A serious web designer/developer must call for a skill to write …

A Hobbit-style apartment building rises in Japan

Green roofs for days<p>If hobbit homes were conceived as apartment complexes, they’d look like this new project completed in Takamatsu, Japan by architect Keita Nagata. Built over two and a half years, the five-unit building follows the mountainside site’s hilly terrain, piling one residence over …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

This Bookshop's Design Is So Stunning, It’s Rumored To Have Inspired J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Locations

Flip through rare books in an unbelievable setting.<p>The Livraria Lello, in Porto, Portugal, is often featured as one of the world’s most stunning …

These Stanford Professors Want You to Use Design Principles to Figure Out Your Career Path

<i>This article originally appeared on Uncubed.</i><p>What do I want to do with the rest of my life? And how do I get there?<p>Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, two …