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Psychology

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

Wi-Fi

Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms

A group of Japanese scientists have created touchable holograms, three dimensional virtual objects that can be manipulated by human hand.<p>Using femtosecond laser technology the researchers developed 'Fairy Lights, a system that can fire high frequency laser pulses that last one millionth of one …

InterAct

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Inventions

Doctors Seek To Ban Prescription Drug Ads

Physicians say these ads do more harm than good<p>The United States is one of two countries in the world that allows pharmaceutical companies to market directly to consumers. Now the American Medical Association (AMA), the largest physician organization in the country, wants to put a stop to that—at …

Medical Journals

Mining (And Learning) With The 21 Bitcoin Computer

A few days ago a $400 charge hit my credit card and Amazon notified me that my 21.co bitcoin computer was on its way.<p>Essentially a Raspberry Pi connected with a custom bitcoin-mining ASIC and a heatsink, the computer is one of the most interesting MVPs in modern memory. While you could easily …

Bitcoin

Our ignorance may lead to 'the end of modern medicine as we know it'

The confusion is far from harmless: <b>Inaccurate beliefs about antibiotics can make the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance worse</b>.<p>Medical experts have sounded the alarm for years about antibiotic resistance, or when infectious bacteria become resistant to the life-saving drugs we use to fight them …

Microbiology

How to Apply the Golden Ratio to Photography

As photographers, it’s really important to know what makes a strong photograph. There are a lot of things you should keep in mind when shooting, like …

The $85 Asus Chromebit is a tiny HDMI stick running Chrome OS

Google and Asus today launched the Chromebit, an $85 HDMI stick that allows users to plug into any screen and run Chrome OS straight out of the box — assuming they also link up a USB or Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. First unveiled in March, the Chromebit is the most affordable way to get Chrome …

Scientists find medicinal use for sticky prehistoric 'goo' which was Earth's source of life

Researchers in Australia replicated a primordial goo which was the source of life on Earth and confirmed it has medicinal benefits – the first such finding since it was discovered in the 1950s<p>Scientists in Australia have discovered that a sticky brown prehistoric “goo” which was the source of life …

Space Mining Bill Passes In Congress

Now it's up to President Obama to decide whether Earth businesses can own pieces of asteroids<p>According to international treaties, no country is allowed to own things like moons or asteroids. But what about a company?<p>A new bill would allow space mining companies to own pieces of space. Although they …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Self-improvement

Here's the easiest way to get more sleep and have more energy during the week

You can blame social jetlag. It works just like regular old jetlag, only it happens when our body clocks get thrown off by the gap between our weekend and weekday sleep schedules.<p>Luckily, there are ways to fix it. Here's how you can make sure your body clock stays on a more normal schedule:<p>1. Wake …

Sleep

The simplest advice for anyone who wants to eat healthy or lose weight

Here's the good news: That's likely <i>not true</i>.<p>As Alan Levinovitz writes in a new book, "The Gluten Lie," the real principle we should be following has little to do with what <i>types</i> of foods we eat.<p>All we really need to pay attention to is how <i>much</i> we're eating.<p>His idea is backed by several big recent …

Nutrition

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Stop making these 15 body language mistakes

<i>This article originally appeared on Ragan.com in July 2016.</i> <br>Until you get to know someone, your brain relies on snap judgments to categorize him, …

The solution to feeding the world's growing population doesn't require any sunlight or soil

According to Philips, the answer may be indoor farms that grow plants with LEDs. The company has recently opened its GrowWise City indoor farm in the Netherlands, and the facility has the potential to revolutionize the way we cultivate food, and maybe even solve world hunger issues.<p>At the …

Aquaponics

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Time Management

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Garduino: Geek Gardening with Arduino

Create an automated watering, light, and temp control system.<p>I wanted to start gardening, but I knew I wouldn’t keep up the regular schedule of watering the plants and making sure they got enough light. So I recruited a microprocessor and a suite of sensors to help with these tasks. An Arduino …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

This Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Has Spent $300,000 On 'Smart Drugs'

Founders like Dave Asprey, a 41-year-old Californian, chug fistfuls of pills every morning in the hopes that these supplements will give them a competitive edge in an already competitive market, reports CNN.<p>The drug cocktail Asprey takes is a mix of "smart drugs" meant to increase brain function …

Silicon Valley

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

Self-improvement
Personal Finance

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness
Time Management

Founders From Zappos, Spotify, Basecamp And More Share Their Top Productivity Hacks

They say the definition of an entrepreneur is one who moves a resource from an area of lower utility to an area of higher utility. But a more apt description of an entrepreneur might be one who never has enough time to get everything done. As an entrepreneur I’m drawn to any product, service, …

Productivity

Boost Your Endurance With These 5 Moves

Ever go to a workout class with the best of intentions, only to feel completely wiped after 15 minutes? We've been there — and it sucks. Endurance is …

Health