Matthew Hyde

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The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

China might be building vast database of federal worker info, experts say

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

Why good people do bad things

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most of us want to do the right thing. We don't want to steal office supplies or lie on an expense report. But we all face temptations, and sometimes we give in to them. A new study suggests that being aware of these temptations, and thinking about their long-term consequences, could help …

Psychology

Does Terrorism Work?

Rebel groups that employ terror in civil wars seldom win or gain concessions—but they tend to prolong conflicts, a new paper finds.<p>Nearly 14 years into the war on terror, there are signs of terrorism all around us, from Memorial Day tributes to the victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the …

June 2015

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.<p>While the White House has said the breach only …

U.S. State Department

You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

So This Is How Julia Child Roasts a Turkey

When Julia Child makes turkey, she really, really, really goes all out. But if you try to replicate it, there might be tears<p>When was the last time you cried while attempting to cook a recipe?<p>If the answer is never, it's time to try <b>Julia Child</b>'s Stuffed Turkey with Farce Pitchounaise.<p>The year was …

Symantec Has Found a Spying Tool Active on Computers Around the World

Computer security experts Symantec say their researchers have uncovered a sophisticated malware tool on Windows PCs across the globe, that appears to be used for spying and data collection, reports Recode.<p>Named ‘Regin’, the tool is a Trojan that has infected several organizations’ and individuals’ …

Suicide bomber strikes Afghan volleyball tournament, at least 45 dead

A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday amid a crowd at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, killing 45 people and injuring dozens more in the deadliest attack since a new government took power, officials said.<p>The evening explosion in Paktika province was a chilling reminder of the …

Afghanistan

The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis

What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age<p>This summer, a friend called in a state of unhappy perplexity. At age 47, after years of struggling to find security in academia, he had received tenure. Instead of …

The cat and the box!

The cat and the box!

Hug Life: Four Days in a Hello Kitty Convention Tattoo Parlor

For Hello Kitty fanatics, free tattoos at the icon’s 40th-anniversary celebration are just another benchmark in a lifetime of nostalgia, identity, and devotion<p>Diana Torres showed up at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in downtown Los Angeles last Thursday morning at 3:45 A.M. It wasn’t colder than …

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s

<b>In the 1970s, idealistic young activists created a wave of experimental schools - no compulsory lessons, no timetables, no rules. So what happened to the kids who attended these free-for-alls?</b><p>You wait an age for the green man to let you cross Liverpool's Scotland Road.<p>It goes back to 1971. The …

How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbors' Wi-Fi

(Photo: Gene Bransfield)<p>Pictured above is Coco, a cat and a computer hacker. She probably doesn't know about that last part. Gene Bransfield, a …

How To Become A Rube Goldberg Machine Builder

"I’ve never danced, but to me it feels like dance; you’re doing this little choreography with motion."<p>Brett Doar tried architecture, drove buses, and edited films before carving out a career designing absurdly intricate Rube Goldberg machines. His latest project: a kinetic sculpture made of toys …

Build an Internet-Connected Alarm Clock with an Arduino

Your smartphone makes a great smart alarm clock, but not everyone wants their phone next to their bed all the time. Instead, Make shows you how to …

How to Get a Raise (without Begging, Pleading or Arm Wrestling)

“Dear Bruce,” writes an automotive executive from the suburbs of Chicago, “My wife wants one of those Lexus hybrids, my son wants to go to the …

Leadership

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Happiness

20 Quotes By Tavi Gevinson That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Follow Your Passions

A post shared by Tavi Gevinson (@tavitulle) on Mar 9, 2014 at 3:53pm PDT<p>1. I think that when you make yourself vulnerable, the thing that you do next …

What Could Cause A Nationwide Internet Outage?

Such as the Time Warner outage this morning<p>If you looked at the news or Twitter this morning -- or perhaps you couldn't, because your Internet was malfunctioning -- you might have heard: Time Warner suffered a major outage in its Internet service at about 4:30 a.m. Eastern. The outage, affecting …

Supersize Your DIY Computing With Tiny Titan

Mmm, cores of Raspberry Pis.<p>Oak Ridge National Laboratory is most famously home to the Titan supercomputer, capable of performing more than 20 quadrillion calculations every second. But the lab also houses the lesser known “Tiny Titan,” whose nine processing units, or “cores,” are made from …

How to Stream Your Media Anywhere with Dropbox and Google Drive

Google and Dropbox have some ridiculously low-priced 1TB storage options. With so much space for so little money, what could you do with it? Well, …

Mental Floss Explains How Regular Coffee Beans Are Decaffeinated In Their New Series ‘The Big Question’

In the first episode of the new Mental Floss video series “The Big Question”, host Craig Benzine answers the reader question, “How do they make decaf …

Coffee

The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>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 …

Creativity

Judge Gives Deployed Sailor Ultimatum: Appear In Court Or Lose Your Daughter

Matthew Hindes is currently serving on the USS Michigan under the Pacific Ocean, so there is no way he can appear in court.<p>"He's protecting the rights of others, but who is protecting his rights?" Hindes' wife Benita-Lynn told CBS Local.<p>Hindes was awarded custody in 2010, after his daughter Kaylee …