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Psychopaths in our midst — what you should know

What does the emerging neuroscience of psychopathy tell us about how we should deal with it?<p>By Pascal Wallisch, PhD Posted on 17 November 2014<p>The …

You Really Can Ditch Your Laptop for an iPad

If you have been thinking about using your iPad as your primary computing device, you're not alone.<p>Tablet computers have become so powerful that you …

Absurd Creature of the Week: This Marsupial Has Marathon Sex Until It Goes Blind and Drops Dead

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.02.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the forests of Australia, every year just …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

BBC Radio 4 - In Search of Ourselves: A History of Psychology and the Mind, Omnibus Edition, Episode 1

Psychology is as old as the human race. People have always sought to understand what makes us think, feel and act the way we do.<p>The term 'psychology' was first used in about 1600 and means, literally, 'study of the soul'. But it was only in the late 19th century that psychology emerged as a …

Pay-by-Bundle: Curing Subscription Fatigue

It’s the perennial problem faced by companies across the media spectrum, from music-streaming platforms to eons-old newspapers. How <i>do</i> you make money in an age where so many people have become accustomed to consuming content for free?<p>Advertising is the obvious conduit to monetizing digital content, …

A Video for Elsevier’s InOrder Makes Healthcare Tech More Human

Healthcare technology has never been smarter. For patients and providers, that’s great news. For marketers, it means finding easy-to-understand and …

How Much Would a Real Olympic Gold Medal Cost?

In some news item, it was pointed out that an Olympic gold medal is made with only 1% gold. Ok, that makes sense. A full 100% gold medal would …

The True Story of Dallas Buyers Club

In <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, an emaciated Matthew McConaughey plays real-life AIDS victim, Ronald Woodroof. Woodroof, after he was diagnosed with AIDS in …

Research – Wired Campus - Blogs

December 8, 2015 by Ellen Wexler<p>Photo by John T. Consoli, U. of Maryland<p><i>College Park, Md.</i> — Standing in a virtual-reality lab at the University of …

BBC Two - This World, Don't Panic - The Truth About Population

Sorry, this episode is not currently available<p>Don't Panic - The Truth About Population<p>This World<p>Using state-of-the-art 3D graphics and the timing of a stand-up comedian, world-famous statistician Professor Hans Rosling presents a spectacular portrait of our rapidly changing world. With seven …

How We Work, 2014: Thorin Klosowski's Gear and Productivity Tricks

We regularly share the tips, tricks, and tools of our favorite experts and internet personalities. This week we're giving you guys a glimpse into how …

Easybreath Snorkeling Mask

Snorkeling is a great way to take in the sights and sounds under the sea without the need for bulky scuba equipment or certification. But it does …

Scuba Diving

How to Create the Perfect Online Dating Profile, in 25 Infographics

Every day, millions of singles crawl dating sites and apps, flipping through photos and profiles of potential matches. He’s got nice hair! She’s a …

Learn Over 60 Google Now Commands with This Infographic

There are a ton of cool things you can do with Google Now, but with Google constantly adding more voice commands (and integrating Google Now even …

Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know

Whether you're a student in college (or earlier) or a lifelong learner, Google is an essential tool for learning. Here are a few tips for using …

Google Search

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood

To understand how people look for movies, the video service created 76,897 micro-genres. We took the genre descriptions, broke them down to their key words, … and built our own new-genre generator.<p>If you use Netflix, you've probably wondered about the specific genres that it suggests to you. Some …

College Students Don't Know How To Research, Study Shows

According to a new report released by Project Information Literacy, college students do not know how to research correctly.<p>The study, which surveyed 8,353 students from 25 colleges, reports that 84 percent of respondents found "getting started" to be the hardest part of research projects. …

The Online Education Revolution Drifts Off Course

One year ago, many were pointing to the growth of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, as the most important trend in higher education. Many saw the rapid expansion of MOOCs as a higher education revolution that would help address two long-vexing problems: access for underserved students and cost.<p>…

This Animatronic Wall Of Books Moves In Time With Library Visitors

One of the great joys offered by an old library is stepping through the doors and being greeted by an overwhelming sense of stillness. Endless …

Books

Infographic: This Is How Your Relationship Will Likely End

Let’s get the good news out of the way first: apparently, 3 million first dates happen every day. That’s 3 million chances of turning a casual encounter into something more meaningful. Three million chances for sparks to fly. Three million chances to discover the person you’re going to spend the …

Google vs. Dropbox: Which Is Better for Hosting and Sharing Photos?

It used to be a pain to get photos off of our phones and to the web where we could share them with others, but both Dropbox and Google make it really …

Mobile Photography

How to Use a Game Controller With Your Mac

We’ve previously covered a number of ways in which you can play games on your Mac but if, like me, you prefer to use a controller than the keyboard …

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