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A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Startups

Why So Many People Believe Conspiracy Theories

William of Occam would have hated conspiracy theories. A 14th-century philosopher and Franciscan friar, William is celebrated for developing the “law …

Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

No matter how big or small your user research project is, if you are going to do user research, you want to make sure that you are doing it right. …

UX Design

New 'responsive' Google Font can shapeshift to match any design

Google Fonts is getting more customizable and interactive. The company has updated its collection with its very first ‘parametric’ font – a new typographic technology that makes it easy for designers to tweak and modify the format of virtually any typeface.<p>Developed in collaboration between …

Typography

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Exercise is as good for your brain as it is for your body, and researchers are just beginning to discover why<p>Human beings evolved to move. Our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities over millennia of stalking and chasing down prey. “We’ve engineered that out of our …

The Brain

Looking Ahead: 8 Architecture and Construction Industry Trends for the Next 30 Years

VIATechnik specializes in technology for the architecture, engineering and construction industries and works with clients in the realm of virtual reality, BIM services and artificial intelligence. Architizer is glad to present a selection of the firm’s blog posts on all things AEC. check out their …

Bots Won’t Just Help Us Buy Stuff. They’ll Help Us Become Better Versions of Ourselves

Siri is super, Alexa is awesome, and Cortana’s quite clever, but better bots and digital assistants aren’t going to determine personal productivity’s data-driven future. Tomorrow’s most effective executives will merge and marry workplace data and analytics to digitally design more-productive …

An Excellent Interactive Chart Featuring Daily Routines of Creative Minds

June 2, 2017 Here is an excellent interactive chart created by the folks in Podio highlighting the daily rituals of a number of inspiring and …

How EdTech Will Revolutionize Learning in India?

Report says India's online education market is set to grow to $ 1.96 billion by 2021 from $ 247 million in 2016<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>EdTech is a sunrise industry now, attracting investments because of its promising potential to change …

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

3tags.org

The Book That Taught Me What I Want to Teach My Daughter

Long before I had my daughter, I began collecting the books I thought would be important to our life together: “Goodnight Moon” and “Eloise” and “Frog and Toad” and “Owl at Home” and “Mouse Soup.” I stockpiled picture books by Cynthia Rylant and Patricia Polacco and Ezra Jack Keats. These were the …

What is the food that can really improve your eyesight?

<b>Many people suffer declining eyesight as they get older, but is there something we can eat to improve it, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>My eyesight has never been good. I've worn glasses most of my life and as I get older that's a situation that I've only expected to get worse. When the Trust Me, I'm A …

Nutrition

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Why parents are getting angrier: ‘Children are bored out of their skulls with real life’

“It’s hard to know the difference between parenting and bullying,” admits Matt, father of two and one of a growing number of parents seeking help to control what they see as unacceptable levels of anger towards their children. Matt is an articulate and successful self-employed businessman in his …

Self-esteem

Opinion: It’s time to consign passwords to history, and Apple should take the lead

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: passwords are a horribly outdated and clunky approach to security, and it’s time to consign them to history. That view has been underlined by the Federal Trade Commission’s chief technologist Lorrie Cranor, who this week told a security conference that …

Information Systems

What We’re Reading This Summer

A few months ago, I started commuting to the office from a small town on Long Island. The train ride, with its cheerful, sunny mornings and hushed, purple evenings, has done wonders for my reading life. For the last week or so, I’ve been hurtling through “Here I Am,” the upcoming novel by Jonathan …

This Incredible Garden in a Bottle Hasn't Been Watered in 44 Years

Yet it's still somehow thriving.<p>Back in 1960, a man named David Latimer started an experiment. He placed some compost and a quarter pint of water in a 10-gallon glass bottle. Then, he added a spiderwort sprout at the bottom with the help of wires. He opened it back up twelve years later to add a …

Gardening

Magic Leap Wants the Entire World to Be Your Computer Display

There aren’t many things in the digital sphere that have created as much anticipation as Magic Leap, a company that has raised over $1 billion in …

From YouTube Pioneer Sal Khan, A School With Real Classrooms

After some 10,000 online tutorials in 10 years, Sal Khan still starts most days at his office desk in Silicon Valley, recording himself solving math problems for his Khan Academy YouTube channel.<p>"OK, let F of X equal A times X to the N plus," he says cheerfully as he begins his latest.<p>Khan Academy …

Teaching

22 ways to cut your energy bills (before spending on solar panels)

Winter is here! Despite many Australians opting not to heat their homes to the point of complete comfort, many of us nevertheless will soon receive a …

Home Improvement

20 Air-Purifying Plants for Your Interior

Here at Decoist, we’re all about making design easy! Often we even suggest substituting real plants with the faux variety if upkeep becomes tedious. …

15 Freezer Meals to Take to New Moms

Since you had so much fun doing all of the last-minute baby shower DIYs for your bestie, you’ll <i>love</i> treating her to some freezer-friendly meals now that her little bundle of joy has finally arrived. Her days are going to be full of late-night feedings and trying desperately to iron out that …

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

10 Simple Household Repairs Every Frugal Person Should Master

Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, sooner or later, something is going to break. And when that time comes, you'll have two options: fix it …

Home Improvement

20 genius uses for salt: Clean your appliances, remove stains and more

Bradford

30 Days of Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

It's time to pull on your gloves and get to work.<p>Give all your home's trouble spots a quick refresh with these pro tips.

Ikea's New Indoor Gardening Kit Will Bring Hydroponics To The Masses

Your salad game just got fresher than ever.

Gardening

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education