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Army’s sleeping technique that will get you to sleep in two minutes

A sleep technique used by the military could help you nod off in under two minutes.<p>It is said to have a 96% success rate after six weeks of practice …

Sleep

A universal way to solve problems, from a mathematical genius

It took Claude Shannon about a decade to fully formulate his seminal theory of information.<p>He first flirted with the idea of establishing a common foundation for the many information technologies of his day (like the telephone, the radio, and the television) in graduate school.<p>It wasn’t until 1948, …

Mathematics

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>NordVPN<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General …

GDPR

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

Science<p>How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special …

Equations

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Create Your Own Apple HomeKit Enabled Projects Using The Raspberry Pi

Hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in creating DIY HomeKit enabled projects and devices may be interested in a new tutorial published …

New Book Sheds More Light on Leo Fender, 'The Quiet Giant'

The world occasionally produces one of those rare thinkers whose name becomes iconic. Thomas Edison lit up the world; Albert Einstein altered the …

Guitar

Pedalboards: How to Build the Perfect System from Start to Finish

Back in the mid Sixties, guitarists had a choice of maybe three or four pedals, and the players who were far out enough to use them all at once …

How to send money with Apple Pay Cash in the Messages app

Here's how you go about setting up and using Apple Pay Cash on your iPhone or iPad.<p>How to set up Apple Pay Cash<p>First things first, you have to …

Apple Pay

DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, hobbyists or students looking to create their very own DIY Raspberry Pi weather station are sure to enjoy this new tutorial …

Raspberry Pi

The Silicon Valley Diet

Tech’s body obsession<p>Not very long ago, while en route to lunch in downtown <b>Palo Alto</b>, I bumped into my dour pal, Arthur. He’d lost so much weight I hardly recognized him. He looked like a walking snake or eel. His eyeballs, which protruded slightly, were the only round things on him. My first …

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Here’s how to find out your Myers-Briggs personality type—and what it means

No two people are wired the same. Maybe your S.O. needs to hash out every. single. detail. of an argument, while you just want to go for a walk to …

Myers-Briggs

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This guide is intended to help you get any imp-based development hardware online, whatever imp it contains and by whatever means it uses to connect …

Eddie Van Halen talks building the Frankenstein, honing the 5150 and EVH Gear

Introduction<p>Every instrument has its pioneers - game-changing mavericks who push things forward - and if Jimi Hendrix kicked the electric guitar door …

Parrot's $1,299 Fixed-Wing Disco Drone Is Ready to Fly

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Parrot's fixed-wing Disco drone caught our eye when we spotted it at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year. In fact, …

The Edge Discusses His New Signature Fender Strat

Back in 2005, <i>Guitar World</i> asked the Edge why he never endorsed a guitar.<p>“I’d really, really have to believe in the thing,” he said thoughtfully, then …

How to Get into the Guitar and Actually Stick to it | Practice Routine

Image courtesy of Luis Llerena @ StockSnap.io<p><b>Written by Colleen from Coustii.com</b><p>Are you having trouble pulling your guitar out for another practice …

How to build your own screaming fast quadcopter drone

The sport of<p>dronequad racing is quickly growing from DIY hobby to full-fledged competitive sport. Unlike off-the-shelf drones like DJI's Phantom …

Drones

Grow Crystals That Glow with Magnetic Induction

It’s relatively cheap, quick, and easy to make LEDs glow wirelessly. The problem is usually making the machine look nice and durable for usable applications. This project utilizes a basic wireless electricity circuit and DIY crystal-growing techniques to come up with ambient lighting that can be …

15 Steps I Took to Successfully Reinvent Myself After Losing Everything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because everything in your life is running smoothly right now doesn’t mean that that’s going to last. You may dream of starting a new business. You could move across the country. You fall in and out of love. You lose a loved one.<p>In …

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Raspberry Pi: Wall Mounted Calendar and Notification Center

Making a Wall Hanging Brass Mechanical Alarm Clock in the Home Machine Shop<p>MechWatch - a Custom Digital Watch<p>Rotating TV<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Hi,<p>Do any …

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

Piecing Together the Tesla Strategy Puzzle

These days, Tesla is the darling of the automotive world. But many of its strategic moves — A factory in Nevada that will crank out many times more batteries than the company can use? Turning over its patents to competitors? — can still seem quixotic, if not self-destructive.<p>As a former owner of …

Learn Something, Dimwit: Here's a Super Easy Trick to Write Chord Progressions in Every Key