Gerardo Moreno

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Here's How You Can Keep YouTube Playing on Your Phone After You Close The Window

FINALLY!!<p>One of the biggest first-world problems of the past decade has been our inability to listen to our favourite songs on YouTube while doing …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Lawmakers decry White House ISIS pitch

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle expressed concern on Tuesday, as details of the Obama administration's long-awaited request to authorize the use of military force against ISIS spread through the halls of Congress.<p>Early reaction from senators indicated that President Barack …

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

Pope Francis uses new year mass to condemn slavery and human trafficking

Pope Francis has urged people of all religions and cultures to unite to fight modern slavery and human trafficking, saying in his first mass of 2015 that everyone has a God-given right to be free.<p>The service at St Peter’s Basilica marks the Roman Catholic church’s World Day of Peace. This year’s …

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These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

Slavery levels in UK 'higher than thought'

<b>There could be between 10,000 and 13,000 victims of slavery in the UK, higher than previous figures, analysis for the Home Office suggests.</b><p>Modern slavery victims are said to include women forced into prostitution, "imprisoned" domestic staff and workers in fields, factories and fishing boats.<p>The …

U.N.: Phase Out Fossil Fuels By 2100 Or Face 'Irreversible' Climate Impact

Greenhouse gas emissions may have to cease by the end of the century to keep global temperatures from reaching levels many scientists consider …

Interstellar, first-look review: 'close to a masterpiece'

Christopher Nolan's science fiction epic asks big questions and answers them thrillingly and beautifully<p><b>Director: Christopher Nolan. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Topher Grace, Michael Caine, Wes Bentley, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon. 12A</b> …

Sweden searches for suspected Russian submarine off Stockholm

Hiding a submarine off the shores of a foreign capital might seem a tall order, especially when you have helicopters, ships and 200 troops on your trail. But in a murky and distinctly cold war-reminiscent game of cat and mouse, that is exactly what the Swedish navy appear to suspect Russia of doing.<p>…

“Fury”: Brad Pitt brings the macho back to WWII in this relentless battle flick

Brad Pitt’s tank commander is a hero, and almost a monster, in action-movie minimalist David Ayer’s WWII saga<p>David Ayer, the writer and director of “Fury,” Brad Pitt’s new World War II tank-battle saga, is single-handedly trying to put the macho back into the movies. That sounds like I’m busting …

The One Thing You Can Do To Help You Make Better, More Rational Decisions

Cutting your losses is <i>hard</i>. When you've already invested so much time and energy into something, it's not easy to make the decision to call it quits (you can thank stubbornness, and a sense of not wanting to be wasteful, for that) -- something called "sunk-cost bias." It's the reason why you will …

A Major Milestone At Harvard Signals The Decline Of Humanities

Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is a smaller school within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and includes courses in engineering, computer science, and applied mathematics. According to The Harvard Crimson, an FAS report released Tuesday revealed that during the 2013-2014 …

What Are the Top 5 Books You Must Read?

I post about a *lot* of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all but a number of readers have requested a post where I break down my …

Celebrated astronaut Chris Hadfield: Curiosity is “the core of everything”

Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks to Salon about “the joy and the beauty” of living in outer space<p>Colonel Chris Hadfield decided at the age of 9 — when he watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon — that he was going to become an astronaut. It took 26 years to reach that goal, but now …

New Study Provides Compelling Evidence for the Healing Power of Exercise

While scientists, psychologists and health care professionals have long known about the connection between exercise and well-being, a new study …

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>Mouse embryonic stem cells organise themselves into layered cerebral cortical tissue when grown in 3D culture. Image: Yoshiki Sasai/ RIKEN …

California Legislature passes $7.5B water plan amid historic drought

Driven to action by the state's historic drought, California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November.<p>The measure marks the largest investment in decades in the state's water infrastructure and is designed to build reservoirs, clean up contaminated …

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How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Arizona sends supplies to illegal immigrant children 'dumped' in warehouse

The state of Arizona has shipped mattresses, portable toilets, and showers to a warehouse in Nogales where over 700 illegal immigrant children have been "dumped" by federal agents using the facility as a makeshift holding center.<p>An official with the Department of Homeland Security told the …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: courtesy of Colin Price and the Designer Fund.<p>Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the …

Convicts Share Words of Wisdom with their Younger Selves in Powerful Photo Series

It was in the early part of 2013 when Trent Bell, a commercial photographer known for his architectural photos, received the shocking news that a …

An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …