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How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs wasn't only a pioneer in computer technology. He was also a pioneer in the technology of the brain.<p>Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, …

Compassionate Self Observation: A Key to Overcoming Destructive Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’ve discovered a powerful remedy for self-destructive habits that is so simple I wondered how I missed it over the years. My self-destructive habit …

King prawn, noodle and lemongrass broth recipe

This Thai soup from The Detox Kitchen - bursting with selenium, tryptophan, and potassium - is ideal for cleansing your system<p>This version of the classic noodle soup uses Thai flavours – ginger, coriander and lemongrass – to create a really fresh, fragrant, cleansing broth. If you can’t find brown …

For some Canadians, a prison of ice and snow

As the snow swirls and the wind cuts through even the fanciest parka, a new greeting has replaced "Hello" on our streets: "Remind me why we live here?"<p>The many wonders and joys of this land are lost when you're shovelling for the 100th time and cursing the decision to own a dog. Living in Canada …

Garcinia Cambogia: Supplement Facts and Effects

<b>Garcinia Cambogia: The Newest, Fastest Fat Burner?</b><p>If you’ve been trying to lose weight, you’ve most likely heard of garcinia cambogia – a fruit …

10 Foods You Absolutely Must Try In Hawaii

Picture Hawaii. It's all rainbows and waterfalls, right?<p>Of course, that stuff is great. Who doesn't love a good white sand beach with dolphins and palm trees and whatnot. But guys, we're gonna let you in on a little secret... the real joy of Hawaii is in the FOOD.<p>Below, ten things you need to feast …

Oahu

The Pore Shrinkers: 8 Products That Are Changing the Skin Care Game

If fashion’s recent fixation with fresh, makeup-free skin has left our faces more exposed than ever, there’s never been a better time to focus on achieving a supernatural complexion. Fortunately, a new wave of skin care products dedicated to camouflaging, shrinking, and eradicating every last pore …

The Ultimate Slow-Cooker Queso

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 teaspoon olive oil or vegetable oil<br>• 1/2 small onion, minced<br>• 1 large garlic clove, minced<br>• 1 medium jalapeño pepper, de-stemmed and de-seeded, then minced<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 large tomato, cored and finely diced<br>• 3 cups (12 ounces; 3/4 pound) shredded cheese, such as Monterey Jack, Colby Jack, …

Slow Cookers

Anonymous declares war over Charlie Hebdo attack

Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists Friday and promised to take revenge for the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>In a video posted on YouTube, the group of hackers said they would track down websites and social media networks linked to terrorists, and take them down.<p>"We, …

Terrorism

Poor posture from technology use can lead to 4 damaging effects

Health professionals have have seen an uptick in ​headaches, and pain in the neck, back and face they say is increasingly ​linked to poor posture, …

Mimi’s Brooklyn

Researcher and artist <b>Mimi Onuoha</b> was living in Brooklyn…right before she found out she had been selected as one of five Fulbright-National Geographic digital storytelling fellows. She’s since hopped the pond to London to explore how technology and culture influence and affect each other, but she’ll …

Twelve hours in Reykjavik: the layover of a lifetime

While booking flights from New York to Stockholm, it came down to two choices. An expensive, non-stop flight or a cheaper seat on Icelandair with an 18-hour layover in Reykjavik.<p>I didn’t hesitate for a moment.<p>Icelandair, the savvy, Reykjavik-based airline that started offering direct year-round …

Tech and Science

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From Chipotle to Starbucks: Is your fave on '10 foods to avoid' list?

That steaming bowl of soup or hot cup of mocha might sound like a good way to warm up on a chilly day, but watch out! Some of these liquid treats are on the “10 Foods to Avoid” list unveiled by the Center for Science in the Public Interest on Thursday.<p>CSPI says the collection represents “the worst …

The future has arrived: the sci-fi inventions that have become reality

They are the inventions and happenings that were once only dreamt up in the pages of fantasy novels and the far-flung corners of the imagination.<p>But, in a week where the first man with a severed spine has walked again and scientists have created their own versions of a tractor beam, it seems that …

How Can Students Be Successful in a High Stakes World?

Even more troubling, many students are cheating. Out of thousands of juniors and seniors that Pope surveyed, only five percent said they did not …

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

"I realized that I was sitting there starting to perspire," he says, "because I was really empathizing with this kid. I thought, 'This kid is going …

How the brain navigates: science Nobel prize special – podcast

Presented by Ian Sample, with Nicola Davis, produced by Iain Chambers

Red Shirt = Death: A Visual Guide To Star Trek Uniforms

This is a visual guide to Star Trek uniforms created by the folks at CostumeSupercenter to drum up some free advertising for themselves in time for …

Is it safe to travel to Hong Kong? | CNN Travel

5 Helpful Things to Do When You Think Life Sucks

<b>“It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens.” ~Pema Chodron</b><p>You know that foreboding fear …

There’s no app for good teaching

8 ways to think about tech in ways that actually improve the classroom.<p>Bringing technology into the classroom often winds up an awkward mash-up …

64 Quick Main-Course Salad Recipes for Busy Weeknights

It's easy to love a salad packed with such familiar ingredients as turkey breast, avocado, and Monterey Jack cheese -- and even easier with no-fuss buttermilk dressing.

Demystifying Caramel

It’s a one-ingredient wonder, a bit of culinary magic -- here’s how to make it, complete with pro tips.<p>Caramel is a true one-ingredient wonder (okay, two if you’re counting water). Granulated sugar is melted in a pot and boiled until it turns into caramel. Simple, right? Not so fast. Even skilled …

Recipes

Indian Spices 101: The Benefits of Frying Spices

To me, there's nothing more intoxicating than the aromas of freshly ground spices—they're heady and complex, and evolve throughout the cooking process. Depending on how you handle them, though, their exact flavor and impact on the dish will be different. In this series on Working with Indian …

Grilled Berbere-Spiced Lamb Chops With Cucumber-Lentil Salad Recipe

Ethiopian berbere spice adds a fiery kick to perfectly grilled lamb chops, and a subtle heat to a refreshing lentil salad with cucumber and mint. This recipe makes a generous amount of lentil salad; leftovers can be kept refrigerated for up to 3 days.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Starting the lamb on the …

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

Japan

Gaspé Peninsula

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Rising dramatically from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, massive, sheer Percé Rock towers off the tip of <b>Quebec's</b> Gaspé Peninsula like a ship at sea. This rugged, windswept region spans 11,714 square miles and is split into five natural areas: the Coast, Land's End, the Chaleur …

Haida Gwaii

Known as the Canadian Galápagos for its endemic wildlife, including the ubiquitous Sitka deer visible along the islands’ only main road, this 155-mile-long, torch-shaped archipelago hangs underneath the Alaska panhandle, over 90 nautical miles off <b>British Columbia’s</b> North Coast. (Previously known as …

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