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Surprising Sleep Habits of 5 Highly Successful People

Your mother told you to get eight solid hours every night. She may have been wrong.<p>Sleep isn't just something we spend a lot of time doing. It's also something we spend a lot of time thinking about. Sleep deprivation can cause a variety of problems that can negatively affect your productivity, …

Why Cloudy Days Help Us Think More Clearly

Just as melancholy, that raincloud of the mind, expands our capacity for creativity, so does actual gloomy weather — clouds, it turns out, offer something possibly more tangible, certainly more pragmatic, than “contemplation [that] benefits the soul”; their proverbial silver lining is more than …

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

Eight Innovative Industries China Does Better Than Anywhere Else

China has long been known as the factory to the world, and with good reason. In 2011, for example, it manufactured 90% of all the personal computers produced globally that year, as well as 80% of the air conditioners, 74% of the solar cells, and 70% of the mobile phones.<p>Like a factory, China has a …