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The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

John Wick

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Learning

Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

Is math discovered or invented? - Jeff Dekofsky

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Biology

T-Pain: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

NPR

Unboxing the G Watch R, LG's Perfect Circle of a Smartwatch

About to Lose It? Try These 18 Unusual Stress Busters Right Now

You don't have to be a victim of the stress you feel. Take charge of it now.<p>If you are on the verge of losing it due to stress, chances are you are probably experiencing such things as lack of concentration, frequent colds, nervous habits, nausea, poor judgment, unexplained aches and pains--and …

The 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs Who Lost Out On $250,000 Prove Why 'Perfect Is The Enemy Of Good'

In the latest sixth-season episode of ABC's hit pitch show, San Francisco-based entrepreneurs Lei Yu and Tyler Freeman present their company DrumPants, which sells wearable technology that uses your smartphone's Bluetooth capabilities to turn your body into a full band. Its secondary features, …

Entrepreneurship

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Episode 560: Hunting For The Hundreds

The $100 bill is the most popular product from the Federal Reserve. Eighty percent of all U.S. cash is in the form of hundreds, but you rarely see them.<p>About 20 years ago, the Federal Reserve of the United States counted up all the hundreds it knew about — money in bank vaults and cash registers — …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

Ingvar Kamprad

Inside the ant colony - Deborah M. Gordon

6 millionaire myths debunked

Many people believe that — while it’d certainly be nice — they’ll never become millionaires. That it’s an utterly unattainable dream.<p>The truth is: …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

Extreme Sports

Bafta Awards 2014: the nominations

Read the full list of Bafta nominees, which includes nods for 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle and Gravity<p><b>Bafta</b> have announced their full list of nominees as the awards season continues to swing into action. Gravity (11 nominations), 12 Years a Slave (10) and American Hustle (10) lead the pack, …

8 stocks for a value investor

Are there still any bargains left out there in the stock market? If so, where are they?<p>It is not news that by many long-term measures U.S. stock …

The 7 Strategies For Getting Past Gatekeepers

Do you know how many people approach me every week with article pitches? Neither do I, but the number is huge. However, this salesman—a first-time author—managed to use the strategies in his book to get successfully through to me, a busy CEO with a part-time unpaid gig writing articles about …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …