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Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

Life is a little less miserable when you can throw money at your problems.<p>There is a lot of research to suggest that richer people are more satisfied with their lives than poorer people, at least up to a certain point when their most important needs are met. But life satisfaction is different from …

New SAT, New Problems

The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.<p>In his announcement last spring that a new version of the SAT would be launched in 2016, The College Board President David Coleman drew on a favorite buzzword: opportunity.<p>In his speech, Coleman …

Is Your Kindle Making You Stupid? Study Says e-Readers May Be Missing Out

A Norwegian study has found that readers who use a Kindle are “significantly” worse than their paperback-wielding counterparts at recalling key events in text, according to Britain’s <i>the Guardian</i>.<p>The study gave 50 people copies of the same mystery story, half in classic paperback format and half on …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Codes of Conduct

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

After Only 15 Months, Marissa Mayer Fired Her First Major Hire

Now, in an email to Yahoo employees from CEO Marissa Mayer, posted in full by Re/Code's Kara Swisher, Mayer makes it clear that she's firing Castro.<p>Here's the key sentence from Mayer's email about it:<p>During my own reflection, <b>I made the difficult decision that our COO, Henrique de Castro, should</b> …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Intel Has A Full-Powered Computer The Size Of A Golf Ball

One of the more impressive parts of Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote address at CES, the giant consumer elecronics show in Las Vegas, was when he talked about the company's development of Edison, a PC processor small enought to fit into the palm of your hand.<p>Intel specializes in making small, …

A Video Compilation Of Steve Jobs Talking Trash About Microsoft (And Occasionally Saying Something Sort Of Nice)

Here's an entertaining video of Steve Jobs' shifting public statements on Microsoft. It was pretty much always brutal except when he needed a favor.<p>Via iHeartApple2/ParisLemon

NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption

In room-size metal boxes ­secure against electromagnetic leaks, the National Security Agency is racing to build a computer that could break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business and government records around the world.<p>According to documents provided by former …

NOVA The Fabric of The Cosmos: Quantum Leap

35 Reasons Elon Musk Is The Most Badass CEO In America

Its Model S sedan is among the safest cars on the road. Its Supercharger network is rapidly expanding across the country.<p>In 2013, it was the most searched automaker on Google.<p>At the helm is CEO Elon Musk, the South African-born self-made billionaire who is also the CEO of private space venture …