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Hack This: Where To Write Code

From bare-bones text editors to IDE monsters, the tools for building new tools.<p>The code itself, the symbols and strings that eventually dictate the behavior of a machine, is one thing, but properly preparing it and executing it requires a dedicated venue. Your operating system's standard text …

The best camera and photo gear of the year

Hand-selected by the editors of Popular Photography<p>Throughout the year <i>Popular Photography</i> examines, evaluates, and tests a ton of equipment, then makes careful note of the products that can help make your photography better and more fun. It all culminates at the end of the year, with the POP Awards …

No Man Is Above Unconscious Gender Bias In The Workplace - It's "Unconscious"

Imagine you are watching the following scenario take place: A small meeting is being held in a board room. At one end of the table sits a man (we will refer to him as man A) and across from him sitting side by side at the table is another man (man B) and a woman. The three are discussing some …

A 15-minute quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p><b>Want to skip to the quiz?</b> …

Why You Shouldn't Work More Than 90 Minutes Without Taking a Break

We often discuss the importance of taking more breaks to be more productive, but the folks at PayScale have put together a great explanation for …

Announcing the winners of USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 Winners<p><i>Sunrise light illuminates Mount Rainier as it rises above low clouds, seen from high above Tipsoo</i> …

Boost Productivity by Getting More Rest and Working Shorter Days

The evidence is mounting that working until you're groggy is a losing strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sweden is switching to a 6-hour workday with 25 percent boosts in productivity. But how? Paradoxical as it seems -- more rest is the key to more work.<p>“The …

You May Be Able To Train Your Brain To Be Fearless

A developing treatment called neurofeedback may help people suffering from anxiety and PTSD.<p>All your fears, stresses and anxieties have one thing in common. They are sensed by a pair of pea-sized patches of neurons, called the amygdala, sitting deep inside your brain. So what if you could control …

The Simple Calendar Trick That Made My Life More Organized

It shouldn’t be surprising that I developed my intense organizational habits during my college years. Between the classes, extracurricular activities …

A selection from the shortlist of 40, with images from around the world including a forgetful meerkat, a waving hare and a frog with a smile

Wildlife

The thousand-year stare: Just how blind are men to women in science and technology?

Here's the scene: 17 young scientists, holding awards. All 17 are men. There's one woman, a doctor in aeronautics - but she's handing out the prizes. …

The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …

Nikon 105mm f/1.4 Vs. Nikon 85mm f/1.4 Vs. Tamron 85mm f/1.8 | Does the 105mm Look Worth The Cost?

Perhaps one of the most exciting lenses to arrive in some time, and with much pomp, is the Nikon 105mm AF-S f/1.4 ED, which, ironically, shipped …

How Poverty Affects the Brain

Tech & Science Brains poverty<p>The video tells the story of Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Peace Prize winner from Pakistan who at 15 survived being shot …

To mark the US National Park Service turning 100 this week, Mary Caperton Morton picks the best places to stay, from hotels and cabins to campsites, in the country’s favourite parks<p>On the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, this is the most visited park in the country, attracting more than …

National Parks

The Reason So Many Women Leave Engineering Has Nothing to Do With Kids

Engineering has a woman problem—one that starts early and snowballs over time.<p>To begin with, few women choose the engineering track in college: Only …

A Math Nerd Wants to Stop the Big Data Monster

The decision to leave her job as a tenure-track math professor at Barnard College and join hedge fund D.E. Shaw in 2007 seemed like a no-brainer. …

Couple builds their own adventurous 204 sq. ft. modern shed home

Smaller homes need not feel like coffin boxes -- that's what the purveyors of "big is always better" want you to think. We've seen numerous times how …

The robots of war: AI and the future of combat

The 1983 film <i>WarGames</i> portrayed a young hacker tapping into NORAD's artificial-intelligence-driven nuclear weapons' system. When the hit movie was screened for President Reagan, it prompted the commander in chief to ask if it were possible for the country's defense system network to be compromised. …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Easy Hacks to Becoming a Constant Learner

Don't have time to carve out an hour a day for deep learning? Here's how to do it throughout your day.<p>It's no surprise many of the most successful people share the constant learner gene. They carve out significant time for absorbing new information and deliberate learning. Some dedicate an hour …

Spice Quiz

University of Miami<p>Dr. Kareem graduated from the University of Miami with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007. He has been a licensed Physical …

Weightlifting

10 Songs You Need On Your Summer Playlist, According To Ryan Tedder

The OneRepublic frontman shares what he's listening to right now!

6 Ways Katie Ledecky Thinks Differently: The Psychology of Success

She doesn't just win--she crushes. How? It all starts with how she thinks -- just like your success will start with how you think.<p>Katie Ledecky is different--and not just because she's arguably the most dominant athlete in the world. (How does never losing an international final sound to you?) She …

Coffee make you too jittery? There’s a green alternative.

Matcha tea has been touted as a superfood because it’s high in antioxidants and vitamins. But most who drink it have a simpler mission: It’s their morning cuppa.<p>A majority of Americans drink at least one caffeinated beverage per day, but the side effects can be unpleasant. Vandana Sheth, a …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

This Make-Ahead Spinach + Mushroom Gnocchi Casserole Is Perfection

All you busy ladies out there — we’ve got dinner covered this week with a delicious make-ahead casserole recipe you’ll love. Short on time? No worries; this dish doesn’t require a ton of effort and can be reheated and enjoyed all week long (it’s also freezer-friendly!) Not just another baked pasta …

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