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These Are the Four Stages of Your Brain on Math

Have you ever wondered what your brain is really doing as you sweat your way through a math test? Now you can see for yourself, thanks to a new brain …

Jay Z or Nas, Tupac or Biggie: Spotify Data Reveals Who Really Won Hip-Hop's Rivalries

According to hip-hop's unwritten honor code, to sit on the throne, it's not enough to make hit records. A true MC has to do it in such a way that …

Running Music Playlists | Runner's World

Feb 13, 2018<p>Remember the iPod Shuffle? This is just like that. Only better.<p>Feb 12, 2018<p>Not sure where running and romance intersect? We’ve got your answer right here: 90 minutes of Valentine’s Day-ready running…<p>Dec 8, 2017<p>New research shows how to build the ideal post-run playlist. (And yes, we …

This Chinese Bookshop With Amazing Design Is a Fairytale for Bookworms

The new bookstore, Zhongshuge Yangzhou, appeals to design and book lovers alike.<p>Once upon a time, we might have considered a bookstore incredible if it included, say, tasty café food and giant beanbags for kids. Now, an incredible bookstore is defined by reflective "tunnels" of books and truly …

BOSEbuild Speaker Cube kit teaches kids the power of DIY

School may be out for the summer, but Bose is showing its commitment to the next generation of tinkerers with the launch of BOSEbuild, a new category of products designed to empower kids through discovery and education.<p>The first product in the series is the $149 (about £111 or $200 AU) BOSEbuild …

Scientists Unleash Full Einstein Equations To Model The Universe

Today, 100 years after General Relativity was developed, our computers are finally ready to use its full power to better model the universe.<p>US and …

This Headphone Uses Neuroscience to Help Athletes Train 50 Percent Faster

By targeting specific areas of the brain, this headphone helps athletes pick up training regimens faster.<p>A new headphone is helping athletes train for their sport 50 percent faster.<p>The technology, based on the concept of neuropriming, is already helping the military to train fighter pilots and …

9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Why Are So Many of Us Over-Sensitive?

At the age of six, Jack Craven started telling his mother he wanted to die. “God made a mistake when he made me,” he would say. “Why can’t I just …

The Next Generation of Enterprise

The New Venture Challenge, which is marking its 20th anniversary, has helped turn student start-ups into thriving companies. Entrepreneurship is now …

Let’s Revisit The Time Muhammad Ali And Roger Ebert Watched ‘Rocky II’ Together

Roger Ebert has had as storied a career as any movie critic can. He came from the golden age of the form, where one of his reviews published in the newspaper could make or break a movie. From 1986 onward, Ebert solidified his place as one of the most important men in the industry by co-hosting one …

Musk Faults Himself for Tesla Model X Door Problems

Surprising no one—except for the considerable number of folks who think Tesla can do no wrong—Tesla has been having trouble with its ambitious, expensive, and complex Model X crossover, especially with its signature Falcon Wing doors. A drumbeat of reports of doors improperly opening and closing, …

5 Movies That Will Have A Profound Impact On Your Life

Successful people “think” success all the time. That is why their goals are firmly lodged in their subconscious. The subconscious is brilliant at …

Motivation

The age when people are the most popular, according to science

You're never more popular than you are at age 25.<p>Or at least, that's the age when we tend to have the most people in our real-life social networks, …

How Embracing Awkwardness Can Improve Your Work Relationships

That awkward feeling indicates that something’s up. Tune into it, and you can build trust and intimacy.<p>Like you, I admire people who are effortlessly smooth in uncomfortable situations. And like you, I can be cool under pressure and warm easily to others–some of the time.<p>I’m not like that much of …

Are You Mentally Strong or Are You Just Acting?

Saying things like, "I'm not afraid of anything," or, "I didn't want that promotion anyway," doesn't necessarily mean you're mentally strong. The …

Self-help

Leadership Is Learned From Experience, Mentoring and Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Committees don’t create successful startups. A single visionary entrepreneur almost always is the initial implementer of an innovative new venture, but that lone entrepreneur doesn’t have the bandwidth to grow the business alone. He or …

Mentoring

This Is What Teens Do When They Don't Sleep

People just aren’t at their best when they don’t get enough sleep. (Check out this week’s bummer finding that people with insomnia seem to have less …

The 7 best games for the Oculus Rift

Like space itself, <i>Adrift</i> is both deadly and beautiful. The first-person narrative game, set in a disaster-struck space station, forces players to deal with the inertia that made <i>Gravity</i> so scary: when you're in a zero-gravity vacuum, the smallest movement can either get you to your goal, smash your …

IBM Unveils a Computer Inspired by the Human Brain

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has bought, and is set to test, IBM’s latest invention: a computer designed to emulate a human brain.<p>Computer …

Gastronomy Of Genius: History's Great Minds And The Foods That Fueled Them

Genius and food have a lot in common. Both nurture, inspire and occasionally intimidate. Some appeal to almost everyone instantly. Others are acquired tastes. So perhaps it's not surprising that, scanning history's greatest minds, we find many were inspired by certain food or drink, repulsed by …

Genius

"The Spot"

The Greek government is calling for a radical new 'basic income' welfare policy

Within the letter sent by Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis to the European Commission, the ECB, and the IMF last night — allegedly 45 minutes before the government's Monday deadline — there was one key line that could radically transform the country's social welfare system.<p>If it succeeds the …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> The European Central Bank is reportedly pushing for Greece to introduce capital controls.<p><b>2.</b> Tens of thousands of Argentines marched in protest through the capital of Buenos Aires in response to the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.<p><b>3.</b> More than 90% of Ukrainian forces have been …

European Central Bank

14 tech jobs that pay over $90,000 right now

But which job titles specifically make the most money in 2015, and which ones have tons of job openings?<p>Those are the questions the job-hunting site Glassdoor answered when it created its latest list of the 25 best-paying jobs that are in high demand.<p>And naturally, that list was dominated by tech …

Employment

Samsung Promises Wireless Charging In New Galaxy Smartphones

Nikola Tesla fans have been waiting for this moment for decades. More than a century after the doomed inventor pioneered the technology, one of the world’s two largest smartphone makers is poised to roll out wireless power in a flagship product on a global scale.<p>In a blog post on Tuesday, Seho …

Wireless Charging

Hillary Clinton's private meeting with Elizabeth Warren: policy not presidency

As Washington continues to chatter over what politicos consider “the Hillary inevitability” – and bright-eyed progressive Democrats continue to chant “Run Liz Run” – the two most powerful women in American politics sat down recently for a secret one-on-one chat.<p>The former secretary of state, …