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With This 1-Minute Video, Will Smith Describes the 1 Thing That Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

Best of all, it that one thing applies to everyone -- and to every pursuit.<p>We all have goals. We all have dreams.<p>So what separates the people who achieve their goals and realize their dreams from those who don't?<p>Here's what Will Smith -- the Grammy Award winning, Oscar nominated actor, producer, …

Motivation

26 Time-Management Tricks Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Lifehacker is constantly testing new and unusual ways to get things done faster - from the "It Follows" horror movie method to the tried …

Time Management

Low dopamine may indicate early Alzheimer's

A new study reports a newly discovered link between the loss of dopamine-firing cells in the brain and the brain's ability to form new memories. It …

Neuroscience

Teach Yourself Computer Science Using This Site

Lifehacker has collected a lot of “learn to code” resources that are especially helpful to new learners. But if you’ve already done a little coding …

Computer Science

This Is the Most Common Reason People Have Sex

And it doesn't change as we age.<p>What motivates you to have sex? If you ask around, you’ll undoubtedly find a large number of answers to this question.<p>Consider this: A decade ago, sex researchers Cindy Meston and David Buss asked hundreds of college students to think about all of the potential …

Gender

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

Anthropology

4 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Eat To Blast Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about inflammation and the many ways it can wreak havoc on your health. Inflammation in the body is responsible …

Nutrition

DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds

Hippocampal prosthesis restores memory functions by creating “MIMO” model-based electrical stimulation of the hippocampus — bypassing a damaged brain …

The Brain

Ginger and Garlic Tofu

My husband was raised a vegetarian, a fact I have always found quite endearing. The way he tells it, he was a "poor little herbivore" with too many peanut butter-n-jelly sandwiches and loads of pasta. He will lament how his peers would look at his lunches with disgust, eliminating any possibility …

Tofu

Blood-brain barrier breakthrough reported by researchers

The blood-brain barrier has stymied direct treatment of brain disorders. In a recently published study, a researcher reports finding a way to pass …

Neuroscience

Taliban Launches Smartphone App to Recruit and Spread Propaganda

The terrorist monitoring organization SITE reported on Friday that the Afghani Taliban has developed and released an Android application, making it …

Social Media
Identity Theft

How Sleep Deficits are Messing Up Your Life and What to do About It

When thinking about all the things you have on your to-do list and your bucket list, do you tell yourself "I'll get plenty of sleep when I'm dead"? If you're one of the 1 in 3 adults who do not get adequate sleep (seven hours or more per day) according to a recent report released by the Centers for …

Elasticity

8 "Healthy" Foods That Are Actually Really Bad for You

Don't be fooled!<p>1. Energy Bars<p>Especially when they tout how much fiber and protein they're packed with — or how minimal their "net carb" count is — energy bars may seem like super-healthy snacks. (After all, they're sold at health food stores and most gyms, and athletes eat them, so...?) But before …

China's Tech Giant Huawei Leads The Charge For New Patents

China’s Huawei Technologies has topped the list of international patent filers for the second-year running according to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) , highlighting a growing patent frenzy amongst Chinese companies, driven by global ambitions and robust government …

China

British Professor Gets Math's Top Prize for Proving a 350-Year-Old Theorem

British professor Sir Andrew Wiles was awarded mathematics’ most prestigious prize this week, for providing the proof to a theorem that had stymied …

Mathematics

Is Digital Technology Making Us Any Better Off? One Prominent Economist Says No And He May Be Right

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to Apple, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” The ploy worked and Sculley became the first major CEO of a conventional …

Innovation

Antibiotic resistance is not theoretical: the threat is real and immediate

On the 61st anniversary of Alexander Fleming’s death, we are on the road back to where he started: the days of people dying from common infections and injuries<p>In 1928, as Alexander Fleming was sorting through a pile of petri dishes that he’d been cultivating bacteria in, he noticed something …

Medicine

What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

We’ve known for decades that that the lush collection of bacteria that populate our guts plays a part in digestion. The famous after-effects of bean-eating—tactfully known in the 16th century as “windinesse”— are due to our resident microbes, chomping up an assortment of bean oligosaccharides …

Recipes for spiced chicken and chapatis from Pakistan

It’s a question I don’t shy away from, but the answer is never straightforward. What makes Pakistani food so different? What shapes Pakistan’s flavours most are its geography and borders, its history of invasion and migration, and the ethnicities of its culturally diverse provinces. Much of its …

Silk Road

10 of the best beachside stays in tropical Asia

These great value bungalows and cabanas make superb bases from which to explore the exotic beaches and aquatic riches of Asia’s equatorial shores<p>Villa Coral, Amed, Bali<p>Not to be confused with the more expensive Coral View Villas down the road, this Balinese-owned place sits right on a little strip …

Asia Travel

Improved lifestyle slashes risk of developing dementia by 22pc

Prevalence of brain diseases like Alzheimer's has collapsed by more than 22pc in 20 years, possibly due to healthier lifestyles and better education<p>The prevalence of debilitating brain diseases like Alzheimer's has collapsed by more than 22pc in 20 years, potentially because of better education and …

'Mobile money' is booming in developing countries

Mobile money-transfer services are taking off in many lower-income countries in sub-Sahara Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America, offering millions of people a faster, safer, cheaper and more convenient way to send and receive cash. As an instrument of financial inclusion and broader economic …

B2B

Brexit vote could turn UK into a 'safe haven' triggering EU disintegration, say Barclays

A British exit from the European Union could see the UK becoming a "safe haven" amid a disintegrating Europe, Barclays has said.<p>Analysis from the bank said a 'leave' vote would open a "Pandora's Box" in the crisis-hit continent, and could dissuade Scotland from breaking away from the relative …