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The happy secret to better work

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, …

Split Lets You Split The Bill Fairly, Not Equally

There are a number of apps out there that are made to help you split a bill at a restaurant, but even super ubiquitous ones like Venmo don’t offer a truly seamless experience. At today’s Disrupt NY Hackathon, Venmo software engineer and developer evangelist Cassidy Williams built an app that makes …

Stunning, psychedelic images where art and science collide

In his TEDGlobal 2013 talk, Fabian Oefner shares breathtaking images at the nexus of art and science, which beautifully capture unique moments of …

Best deals of the week: 72% off the Power Vault 1,8000-mAh portable battery pack [Deals]

There are dozens of super-cool products offered at Cult of Mac Deals every single day.<p>Today we highlight a few of the best deals that are available right now because we’d hate to see anybody miss out on a good thing. Of course, you can go to Cult of Mac Deals any time to see all of products we have …

Why privacy matters

Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see -- and write about -- the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States' …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Tintype Portraits of Celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival

Photographer Victoria Will captured portraits of celebrities at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Instead of using her DSLR, however, Will decided …

Photography

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Hands-On With The $149 Hisense Chromebook

When Google announced that Haier and Hisense were about to launch $149 Chromebooks — the most affordable Google-powered laptops yet — I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. How much computer, after all, can you expect to get for $149? I’ve now had a chance to spend a few days with the Hisense …

What the best education systems are doing right

In South Korea and Finland, it’s not about finding the “right” school.<p>Fifty years ago, both South Korea and Finland had terrible education systems. …

Education

Thinking Of Emigration? Check Out This Map of Living Costs Around The World

Living abroad might sound tempting. The promise of a new culture, new people and new experiences is exciting. But whenever you are thinking about …

Download 502 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

You <i>could</i> pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's catalog <i>The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean</i> …

Elon Musk explains why living off a dollar a day as a teenager convinced him he could do anything he wanted with his life

Forcing himself to live mainly off hot dogs and oranges wasn't the result of poverty or some charitable movement, but an experiment to see if he had what it takes to lead a life as an entrepreneur, he tells astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in the latest episode of Tyson's StarTalk Radio …

What is 5G? Everything you need to know

5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other …

This obnoxious birthday card will drive you totally crazy

Become the most-hated gift giver in history by bestowing on your buddies an electronic singing birthday card that won't shut up.<p>There are thoughtful birthday gifts and then there are birthday gifts born out the bubbling cauldron of hell. The Joker Birthday Card falls into the latter category. A …

How to Hack Your Body to Live Past 120

A high-profile group of futurists is exploring the possibility of extending human life. How will they do it? Treat the body like a computer.<p>For as …

Measuring what makes life worthwhile

When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness. In an old friendship with an employee and …

Twist of Time Turning Chaos into Order - Cool Science Experiment

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

First World War explosive could reverse diabetes, says Yale University

Munitions workers exposed to the chemical DNP lost weight. Now Yale University scientists think it could be used to fight diabetes<p>A chemical which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes, scientists at Yale University believe.<p>DNP …

Diabetes

How 3D printing will impact our future: A rundown of companies to keep your eyes on

<i>Rudy de Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist and Author/Curator of Shift 2020.</i><p>The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action was when I participated to the Singularity University Executive Program in the spring of 2011. It was a place that offered corporate executives and entrepreneurs the …

VMware plays nice with OpenStack, unveils a VMware-powered data-center-in-a-box

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Virtualization giant VMware plans to announce Monday that its lineup of tools for the data center will soon be compatible with …

MIT study says robot overlords could make for happier human workers

New research from MIT reckons that robots controlling human tasks in manufacturing is not only more efficient than flesh-and-blood middle-management, but <i>preferred</i> by people that do the work too. Automation in the manufacturing process has been around for decades, but the new study aimed to seek out …

Can Stress Actually Kill You?

The Science of Laziness

Stanford's Robert Sapolsky On Depression

Casetop Transforms Nearly Any Smartphone Into A Notebook (video)

A unique concepts has started it journey over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website called, Casetop, which has been designed to allows you to …