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Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness …<p>The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the study was a rigorous one, tracking the Facebook habits of more than …

Yale

This handheld Linux PC is actually a Raspberry Pi with iPhone keyboard

One inventive micro-computing enthusiast has managed to piece together a Raspberry Pi computer with a portable iPhone keyboard to build an awesome handheld Linux terminal that also happens to transform into a full-fledged PC when you plug it to a monitor.<p>Designed and prototyped by DIY tech inventor …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

Beyond Burgers: 14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes

If I buy ground beef, nine times out of ten it's because I'm making hamburgers. There's nothing wrong with that, but recently I've been wanting to mix things up a little bit. Fortunately, I can always trust the Serious Eats recipe archives to get me out of a culinary rut. There's a whole world of …

This AI proofreader will make you a better copywriter

Language is tricky. It’s full of nuance and layers, and regional and dialectal variations that complicate things even further.<p>For example, if I was to describe something as “sick”, do I mean that it’s disgusting, impressive, or quite literally unwell? Again, there’s the word “cool”. Is it a …

Artificial Intelligence

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5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Psychologist, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be …

Self-improvement

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 …

Consciousness

The 24 best movies you probably didn’t see this year

At the end of every year, critics and award groups highlight their picks for the best movies of the year, and movie studios tout their biggest blockbusters in box-office memos.<p>Those movies are usually pretty great, but there's more out there that's worth watching.<p>Some of the features on this list …

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How to Keep Your Workers Focused On Work (And Not Their Phones)

An employer must ensure that his workers are productive and not wasting time on their phones all day. Here's how to achieve that.

10 World Renowned Meditation Tech Experts Share What's Next In 2017

Exactly one year ago I went silent for ten days to challenge myself and learn meditation. Since then I’ve been practicing meditation and mindfulness, trying out different techniques and consulting with experts. Daily meditation practice transformed my life.<p>Today I want to share some insights from …

Meditation

6 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Even if You Don't Feel Like it

Image Credit<p>You know that feeling where you have everything you need to have a productive day at work but for some reason you can't get yourself to move a muscle? Don't worry. You're not the only person who has felt that way.<p>You may have an ideal work space in the perfect location, furnished and …

Someone created a recipe for a weed margarita because the internet loves us

There comes a moment in adult life when the need for R&R arises, but finances, work or other obligations may not align with an island escape. In that …

Evolutionary psychology shows that people get ahead in life by using one of these two strategies

Nobody likes a bully. And yet, as exemplified by the recent US presidential election, bullies tend to accrue power.<p>Donald Trump got to the White House by angrily and aggressively attacking everyone who dared challenge him. He resorted to childish name-calling (“Little Marco,” “Crooked Hillary”), …

Psychology

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

Personality

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Make Sure That You Will Have A Healthy, Happy And Productive Day

If we ask you what makes you happy or what is the meaning of happiness for you? Then you might come up with the memories you have spent with someone, …

Happiness

The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

Akamai Finds Longtime Security Flaw in 2 Million Devices

It's well known that the Internet of Things is woefully insecure, but the most shameful and frustrating part is that some of the vulnerabilities that …

Information Security

This company is launching 50 satellites to photograph the entire world every day

APIs – the things that let you pull information from one app to another – are the backbone of the software you use on a daily basis. But there’s no API for live data from satellites.<p>Axelspace is trying to create just that. The Japanese company has big dreams, and I talked to founder and CEO Yuya …

Space Exploration

Before the Big Bang there was another universe and a new one will emerge after ours collapses

New model of cosmology reveals the physics of the universe before the Big Bang.<p>The universe started with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, but …

Physics

5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10

Taking back the operating system, one privacy setting at a time...<p>With its Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is attempting to be more transparent with its privacy settings. It may have simplified some of the language of its policies, but there is still work to be done.<p>Here are five …

Here’s a convincing theory that the iPhone 8 will be made of ceramic

The next iPhone will be made of Apple’s “stunning ceramic,” a light, super-smooth, scratch-resistant compound that’s already being used in the new Apple Watch Edition. That’s the theory, anyway, but one that’s strongly argued by self-styled “alchemist and metaphysician” Brian Roemmele on …

John Gruber

Hack This: Become a Command Line Assassin

One of your operating system's most powerful tools is more accessible than you think.<p>No matter what kind of cluttered, icon-littered hellscape your filesystem happens to be, take heart that your computer provides a pristine alternate reality in the form of its command line interface. Essentially, …

Linux