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14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

Wellness

Stem cell treatment offers new hope for multiple sclerosis patients

Doctors on Sunday hailed what they say is a major breakthrough in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, halting progress of the disease and relieving symptoms in some patients.<p>An international trial also found that the stem cell transplant treatment could reduce disability for people with MS, …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

Access 200+ Courses on Productivity Tips for 90% off

Learning new skills has its place when it comes to earning a promotion, but sometimes the only thing standing between you and a higher pay grade is …

Productivity

How Likely Is Your Industry to Be Disrupted? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You

The topic of industry disruption — “a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses” — is rife with misconceptions. One of the biggest is that it is a mysterious, random, and unpredictable event. Another is that it happens …

Innovation

This $75 all-in-one smart home solution is so small you won’t even know it’s there

It’s rare to find a cool new product at CES that is actually already available to purchase, but such is the case with the Anyware Smart Adaptor. This …

Smart Homes

Belle Smart Doorbell With Artificial Intelligence

If you are searching for a smart doorbell, the aptly named Belle might be worth more investigation and comes embedded with artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Small bedroom designs by professional experts

The bedroom is typically a place to sleep and relax so honestly, you don't actually need that much space. The important thing is to make it the most …

Interior Design

LG’s first 4K projector can beam a 150-inch picture onto your wall

LG claims it’s half the size of other UHD projectors<p>LG isn’t waiting until CES to reveal one of its high-end living room gadgets for 2018: it’s a 4K HDR projector. LG claims the new UHD projector is roughly half the size of competing 4K options on the market, many of which are “heavy, expensive, …

Gear & Gadgets

8 Courses to Help You Master the Microsoft Office Suite

Microsoft Office is hands-down one of the most popular office tools in today’s corporate environments, and as such, employers are willing to give …

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Data Science

5 books about the future Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk has become one of the world's most ambitious and successful leaders by building tools of the future. He made his first fortune founding, and then selling, the company that would become PayPal; his current endeavors include electric car company Tesla as well as SpaceX, which he hopes will …

Artificial Intelligence

I spent a few months using Fender's online guitar-learning tool — and I was surprised by how much I learned

The guitar isn't an easy instrument to play, and unfortunately for a lot of aspiring axewomen and axemen, there aren't lots of shortcuts.<p>Adding to the challenge is a sea of online instructional videos, ranging from excellent to awful, as well as many accomplished guitarists posting their efforts, …

Guitar

How to Clean Hardwood Floors And The Mistakes You Should Avoid

Hardwood floors make every home looking classy, warm and welcoming. They’re the most durable kind of floors, if they are treated properly. However, …

This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

Online Education

At least 40% of the world's power will come from renewable sources by 2040 — here are the companies leading the charge

The explosive growth of renewable energy has shaken up the energy industry over the last decade.<p>As the costs of solar and wind continue to fall and bottlenecks like storage capacity are diminished, the International Energy Agency predicts that renewable energy will comprise 40% of global power …

Renewable Energy

Algorithmia now helps businesses manage and deploy their machine learning models

Algorithmia started out as an online marketplace for — can you guess it? — algorithms. Many of these algorithms that developers offered on the service focused on machine learning (think face detection, sentiment analysis, etc.). Today, with the boom in ML/AI, that’s obviously a big draw and …

Machine Learning

Inside GE’s Transformation

A CEO has different tasks in different cycles. Some CEOs are founders and builders. Others have the luxury of managing momentum through a stable economy or a period when business models aren’t being disrupted. My task was different: remaking a historic and iconic company during an extremely …

Innovation

How to Master Microsoft Office

For over 20 years Microsoft Office has been the dominant productivity software used in offices around the world every day. You’ve definitely used it …

Software

How Microsoft's Surface went from flop to serious contender

Five years ago, Microsoft wasn't known for its hardware. Sure, it made a few forays into accessories and the Xbox had been around for awhile, but when it came to PCs, it stayed true to its software roots. That is, until mid 2012. That's when Microsoft announced the Surface Pro and the Surface RT, …

Removing These 8 Things From Life Can Make You More Successful

Lots of people think that the best way to become successful is to pick up lots of new habits and skills. While this can help, sometimes the best …

Watch Microsoft's education event right here

Want to know what Microsoft's much-ballyhooed education event has in store? You'll have an easy way to find out: Microsoft is offering a livestream of the event when it kicks off at 9:30AM Eastern Time. And you might have a good reason to tune in, whether or not you're in the education field. …

Apps

Parents coming to visit? This tech can help

Make family visits smoother and less stressful with a few smart upgrades.<p>So your parents text you to say, Surprise! They're coming into town to "see how you're settling in" to your new apartment.<p>Three reactions: one, you love your parents, but you don't have time to entertain them all weekend. Two, …

Smart Homes

How to learn SharePoint and Office 365 (in 2018) without pulling your hair out!

About The Author<p>Mark Jones - I have spent many hours working as a SharePoint Developer, Architect and Consultant for lots of organisations in the UK …

Geek deals: Save 97% on Microsoft Office online courses

If you’d like to strengthen your skills with Microsoft Office, you’re in luck. Today’s deal from StackSocial delivers hundreds of hours of …

Software

17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know where to …

Apps

India ready to put driving licences onto smartphones

The paper or plastic driving licence could be consigned to history as India announces that it will allow motorists to store the documents on their smart phones.<p>Under its proposals the information will be kept in the cloud, with drivers able to keep digital copies of both their licences and car …

17 Best Contemporary Living Room With Modern Living Room Furniture

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Furniture

Mobile Home Gains Permanence Through Carefully Planned Design

Mobile homes don’t really offer that sense of comfort and coziness that permanent houses do. However, every once in a while we come a confident and …

To Beat City Heat, Use an 'Ice Battery'

Can thermal storage break the urban air-conditioning feedback loop?<p>Famously, Americans are the world’s most extravagant consumers of artificial cooling: We use more electricity for air-conditioning than the entire continent of Africa uses for, well, everything. And as global heat records keep …