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Why Hell Can't Freeze Over: Quantum Physics And Absolute Zero

Last week, physicists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology reported they'd cooled an object to a million times colder than room temperature. It was a record for the super-difficult science of super-cooling.<p>In this field, researchers inch ever closer to — but never reach — the …

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Narcissism

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, …

These 9 space facts will change your perception of the universe

Space is so unfathomably large and so unbelievably weird, that it can sometimes be difficult to convey basic facts. For example, you can fit all of our solar system's planets in the space between the Earth and our moon. Here are 9 facts that may bewilder and dumbfound your perceptions of</b> …

The Secret to Exceptional Self-Discipline Isn't What You Think

Experts agree that joy will take you way further than gritted teeth.<p>If you're concerned that you don't have the discipline to achieve your dreams, the internet will offer you plenty of advice. Get up at the crack of dawn, a ton of posts recommend. Always make your bed, scold others. Schedule more …

Time Management

The Mathematical Voodoo of Triangles

When you try to build shapes out of too many triangles, some bizarre things start to happen.<p>The five Platonic solids are the foundation for a number of geometric studies, and they encompass the only three-dimensional polyhedrons that are both regular and convex. In other words, they are 3D shapes …

Clinging to illusions – the blinkered elite who still think austerity works | Aditya Chakrabortty

Theresa May and her cabinet refuse to move on from ideas that hurt the poor and help the rich. It’s a collective death wish<p>On 11 September 1929 the Wall Street Journal quoted Mark Twain for its thought of the day: “Don’t part with your illusions; when they are gone you may still exist, but you have …

4 Mistakes Every Startup Makes

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider netwo</i><i>rk is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Business Strategy

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

How To Make People Like You Instantly Using These 19 Psychological Tricks

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

New neural-network algorithm learns directly from human instructions instead of examples

Conventional neural-network image-recognition algorithm trained to recognize human hair (left), compared to the more precise heuristically trained …

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Solving Division Of Zero By Zero

Solving division of zero by zero has remained a puzzle in mathematics and physics. Mathematics books say that zero divided by zero is indeterminate …

Genevieve Bell: ‘Humanity’s greatest fear is about being irrelevant’

The anthropologist explains why being scared about AI has more to do with our fear of each other than killer robots<p>Genevieve Bell is an Australian anthropologist who has been working at tech company Intel for 18 years, where she is currently head of sensing and insights. She has given numerous TED …

Subtracting Integers – Do you see it as removal or difference???

If you are thinking about how we should develop an understanding of adding and subtracting integers, it is very important to first consider how …

26 long books worth the time they'll take to read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is perfect, because excess is kind of the point. What marathon runner doesn't curse the universe or even get bored once in a while? That doesn't negate the …

No Time to Meditate? Try This Instead

You've been breathing since birth, but learning to do it right can change your life.<p>From the moment you came into this world, you've been breathing. And chances are pretty good that, in all that time, you haven't given the matter much thought. Our brains are clearly competent at controlling our …

Yoga

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

9 Hacks That Will Help You Get More Writing Done (and in Less Time)

Successful writers share their productivity secrets.<p>Even after writing so many words over so many years, I occasionally freeze up when I look at a blank screen (or page).<p>Sometimes, frankly, I just don't feel like writing.<p>It's a problem most writers face at one time or another.<p>Having interviewed …

Writing

The Complete Guide to Learning a Language Online

Learning a language need not be complicated, nor does it have to be a long process. Online education is the future, and this applies more than ever …

There’s A Reason This Easy Cheesecake Recipe Is Going Viral

Game. Changer.<p>Cheesecake, in its most traditional form, can be quite the labor of love. Not only is it time consuming and fragile (there’s a very real crack risk), the recipes themselves can be extremely complicated.<p>This, friends, is not one of those recipes.<p>A Japanese cheesecake recipe, shared by …

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

How to make a cheap, DIY wind turbine

Tall metal poles rise out of the fields, their rotary blades slowly turning breeze into electricity. That's the picture that springs to mind when we …

Renewable Energy

The 3 Banned Books That Have Immeasurably Shaped My Life

“It was a pleasure to burn.”<p>Even now, when I read it, the first sentence of <i>Fahrenheit 451</i> gives rise to goosebumps. No one sentence from any novel …

What Does It Mean To Understand Mathematics?

Several years ago I had a profound moment that led me to completely rethink what it meant to understand mathematics. I was still in the classroom and …

Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

Quantum computing -- it's a term we're hearing more and more, as companies such as D-Wave build their own early versions of super-machines. Microsoft, naturally, is investing considerable resources in the field as well; its Station Q research lab in Santa Barbara brings together experts studying …