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How my silly app turned into something potentially useful

Turns out that logging users poops on a map in real time can actually be something that helps everyone.<p>Backstory<p>Around year ago I began looking into …

Apps

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Self Control

She made a career out of studying the brain. Then hers veered off course.

<b>The walls inside Barbara Lipska’s office</b> at the National Institute of Mental Health are plastered with race plaques: first-, second-, third-place awards. Lipska, 67, only started running in her 40s, but because she does nothing halfway, in short order she was doing marathons and triathlons, while …

Mental Disorders

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

This Is A Game Changer For Bitcoin

The story<p>I don't normally write about the news, because normally I feel that it's either over hyped (click bait), already covered, or it really …

Bitcoin

A simple system helped me to stop obsessing over work and start prioritizing my family

In my twenties, I was a lean, mean productivity machine. I created an alternative shorthand keyboard on my Blackberry to reduce my keystrokes by 80%. I devoured audiobook biographies of Steve Jobs and other great leaders by listening to them at 2.5x normal speed. I even optimized my workouts by …

Time Management

The science behind fast 10km running

We examine some sports research that could help you run PBs<b>Maximum oxygen uptake</b>David Lowes indicates here that being able to sustain a running pace …

Exercise

​​How to Treat Common Running Injuries: Knee Pain and Shin Splints

It is useful for runners to know about the symptoms and treatments for common running injuries. The Department of Physiotherapy at Singapore General …

General Hospital

An Experts Guide on Male Fat Loss

<b>Trimming down and maintaining a lean and muscular physique is a sure-fire way to increase how well your clothes fit,</b> which can have a huge and …

Fitness

Cool your home without air conditioning

Strategies for chilling out.<p>Air conditioning makes it much easier to work through the summer. In fact, it’s an important tool for public health. But running your AC also increases your utility bill, drives up pollution by forcing power plants to burn more fossil fuels, and makes hot nights even …

Home Improvement

Got 10 Minutes? That’s All You Need for This Total-Body Workout

They’ll help make you a stronger and faster runner.<p><b>Time:</b> 10 minutes<p><b>Equipment:</b> Exercise bench<p><b>Good for:</b> Total-body toning<p><b>Instructions:</b> For each move, perform as many reps as possible in 30 seconds, then rest 10 seconds. That’s one set; do three total. Continue the pattern with the other exercises …

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Time Management

core

Apr 11, 2017<p>Challenge your core with this move.<p>Jan 26, 2017<p>With a stronger middle, you’ll have more power to push your run forward.<p>Nov 14, 2016<p>For serious stability, don’t forget these useful tools.<p>Nov 10, 2016<p>These exercises will help strengthen your stabilizing muscles, resulting in a stronger, …

I migliori giochi da tavolo del momento - Wired

Più che del dolce dormire, per ogni gamer aprile è il mese del gioco duro. La scorsa settimana si è svolta la <b>Play di Modena</b>, la fiera del gioco da …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

Corri e mangia nel modo giusto e... perdi subito 5 chili

Perdere peso non è solo una questione di mangiare meno e correre di più. Devi mangiare meglio e fare attività in maniera più efficace. Questa guida …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

How to fix push notifications

Nothing epitomizes our love-hate relationship with today's tech more than the push notification.<p>Our hatred of those badges, banners, and little red …

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

Prepara una 10 km da 10 e lode!

Le gare su questa distanza rientrano ormai nei piani di ogni runner. Per il principiante rappresentano un traguardo ambizioso, per tutti gli altri …

Why This CEO Started a Secret Company to Compete with His Existing One

A masterclass on creating the conditions for innovation from Freshbooks CEO Mike McDerment.<p>Eighteen months ago, FreshBooks CEO Mike McDerment did something that might blow your mind. In secrecy, he started a brand new company to compete with his existing one.<p>Finding Space to Experiment.<p>In my recent …

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Apps

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Self-improvement

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

How Coca-Cola, Netflix, and Amazon Learn from Failure

Why, all of a sudden, are so many successful business leaders urging their companies and colleagues to make more mistakes and embrace more failures?<p>In May, right after he became CEO of Coca-Cola Co., James Quincey called upon rank-and-file managers to get beyond the fear of failure that had dogged …

Jeff Bezos

House that can be built in a day is 30 times more affordable than a Beijing apartment

"People's Architecture Office" (PAO) was commissioned by a young Chinese newlywed, Mrs. Fan, to renovate her family home in a historic Hutong …

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Pirlo Series vol. 3 - Il talento mai espresso all’Inter, la rinascita Reggina

Mai compreso fino in fondo dai 6 (!) tecnici dell'Inter, esaltato dalla dimensione della Reggina: il giovane Pirlo, due facce della stessa medaglia.<p><i>Per celebrare l'addio al calcio di Andrea Pirlo, questa settimana ripercorriamo insieme la sua carriera in 7 capitoli. Il volume 3 ripercorre gli anni</i> …

Artificial Intelligence Is Putting Ultrasound on Your Phone

If Jonathan Rothberg has a superpower, it’s cramming million-dollar, mainframe-sized machines onto single semiconductor circuit boards. The …

Artificial Intelligence