Juan Pablo Vasquez

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The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code

Horse racing is something like a religion in Hong Kong, whose citizens bet more than anyone else on Earth. Their cathedral is Happy Valley …

Hong Kong

Why I Divorced the Woman I'm Still Madly in Love With

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Breakups<p>Divorced Man in Love With Ex-Wife<p>Why I Divorced the Woman I'm Still Madly in Love With<p>Shares<p><i>What happens when the course of</i> …

How Gabriel García Márquez Created a World in a Sentence

The novelist Mary Morris explains how the opening line of One Hundred Years of Solitude shaped her path as a writer.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Colum McCann, George Saunders, Emma Donoghue, Michael Chabon,</b> …

Literature

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

Recommended Components: 2018 Edition Loudspeakers

Loudspeaker Systems<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> Class A "Loudspeakers" are sufficiently idiosyncratic and differ enough from one another that prospective customers …

Audiophile

Why Gabriel García Márquez’s magical realism is so enduring

The writer would have been 91 years old today.<p>Gabriel García Márquez, whose 91st birthday is the subject of today’s Google Doodle, was an undisputed giant of 20th century literature. He gave the world <i>100 Years of Solitude</i> and <i>Love in the Time of Cholera</i>. He won a Nobel Prize, and after his death in …

The world's 21 best universities by subject — from biology to business management

QS's latest ranking was released on Wednesday, tracking the best schools on the planet in 48 different subject areas, including standard subjects like business and history, all the way to more obscure degrees such as mining.<p>In total, 22 different universities are considered to be the best in the …

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

Quantum Physics

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

Has Anyone Seen the President?

Michael Lewis goes to Washington in search of Trump and winds up watching the State of the Union with Steve Bannon.<p>Back when he was president, Barack Obama told me that only two people treated any interaction with him as a zero-sum game. One was Vladimir Putin, the other congressional Republicans. …

Donald Trump

ROUBINI: 'The Mother Of All Bubbles And Biggest Bubble in Human History Comes Down Crashing'

The cryptocurrency markets were awash in a sea of red during early trading Friday — and one economist says we are in the middle of a major crypto crash.<p>Nouriel Roubini, the chairman of Roubini Macro Associates, on Twitter described bitcoin as "The Mother Of All Bubbles." His tweet shows bitcoin's …

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

I was a victim of sex trafficking

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

53% Of Companies Are Adopting Big Data Analytics

• Big data adoption reached 53% in 2017 for all companies interviewed, up from 17% in 2015, with telecom and financial services leading early adopters.<br>• Reporting, dashboards, advanced visualization end-user “self-service” and data warehousing are the top five technologies and initiatives strategic to …

Big Data

Eggnog French Toast Casserole

Make-Ahead Eggnog French Toast Casserole<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>1 loaf challah or brioche (about 16 ounces), cut into 1-inch-thick slices <br>4 tablespoons …

Which of Your Employees Are Most Likely to Expose Your Company to a Cyberattack?

When poet Alexander Pope first said “to err is human,” he probably didn’t realize how prescient those words were in capturing the world of cybersecurity. Yes, the root cause of most security breaches can be traced to human actions, or lack thereof. However, the bigger mistake is to believe that …

Call Me by Your Name is an erotic film in every sense of the word. It’s also a masterpiece.

Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer star in a lush story of first love and desire.<p>It is not easy to put <i>Call Me</i> <i>b</i><i>y Your Name</i> into words. Luca Guadagnino’s new film, which adapts André Aciman’s 2007 novel about a precocious 17-year-old who falls in lust and love with his father’s 24-year-old graduate …

The 20 best wines in the world, according to Wine Spectator

Each year, they release their list of the top 100 wines in the world.<p>"The wines featured on our Top 100 list capture the character of the past year and exemplify the quality and diversity the wine world has to offer," Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator said in a press release.<p>…

Teaching young people skills such as active listening, self-awareness and empathy can equip them to succeed both academically and socially<p>In our work with schools, it’s now commonplace for us to hear those in education talking about helping students (and staff) develop their emotional intelligence. …

Teaching

17 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the</b> …

Netflix's 34 original drama series, ranked from worst to best

Over the years, it has proved to be a hotbed for original drama programming, with shows like "Stranger Things" and "13 Reasons Why" becoming cultural sensations.<p>With so many drama series on the service, however, it can be hard to keep up with which shows are worth watching.<p>To create a cheat sheet …

The best digital cameras you can buy

In today’s crowded market, there is no shortage of great cameras. From entry-level models to full-frame flagships, you’ll be hard pressed to find a …

Cameras

Best Ever Nutella Fudge Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>TO MAKE THE BROWNIE:<p>Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C). Grease a 9×9 baking pan or line it with parchment paper or aluminum foil, which you can …

How a Tiny $50 Gadget Is Thwarting Hackers in 160 Countries | Inc.com

When Stina Ehrensvard opened an account with an online bank and was issued a user name, password, and complex security software to be installed on her computer, what the bank didn't know was that her husband was a white-hat hacker--the kind who breaks into networks to test their security. "He said …

Cybersecurity

#6 Websites Which Can be a Book Lover's Paradise

Now, read a book on your smartphone for free<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether it's a lazy sunny afternoon or a rainy day, you are travelling or are at leisure, books have always been a much loved resort for many. While the love for a …

The 10 Best Speakeasy Bars In New York City

Although the Prohibition era is over, this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the thrill of secret bars with hidden entrances. Behind its bright lights and …

New York City