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7 Reasons Why You Need to Embrace Procrastination

Those who delay are sometimes smarter.<p>We hear it all the time--procrastination is a terrible habit. It interferes with productivity and kills momentum, and if you want to accomplish anything ever you better never ever procrastinate. As with so many things, the truth is more complicated. There are …

Procrastination

22 Truths About Willpower

Willpower is one of those tricky things that brings up different feelings in different people. For me? I am convinced I do not have it. A diet lasts …

The History of Philosophy Visualized

Simon Raper at Drunks & Lampposts has composed a data visualization of the relations of influence among philosophers. This was put together to …

Jean Paul Sartre

What’s the prime of your life?

Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.<p>Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead?<p>They say that life begins at 40, or that 60 is …

Triathlons

10 Ways We're All Picturing The Ancient World Incorrectly

Thanks to countless books, movies, and trashy TV shows, most of us have a fairly firm mental image of the ancient world. Togas, feasting, …

Ancient History

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

Digital Art

Blackphone unveils a new phone and tablet running secure, encrypted Android

Today at Mobile World Congress, the encrypted phone system Blackphone announced a new phone and tablet, along with a new business focus on enterprise. The phone is called the Blackphone 2, a successor to the first Blackphone shown at MWC last year, but adds a new processor, better screen, and a …

Ivy League For Free: What One Man Learned By Crashing Elite Colleges For 4 Years

Guillaume Dumas attended the most expensive schools on zero tuition. He discovered what a college degree can–and cannot–get you in life.<p>Between 2008 and 2012, Guillaume Dumas took courses at some of the best colleges in North America–Stanford, Yale, Brown, University of California Berkeley, McGill, …

10 Genius Storage Solutions for Your Home Office

The holidays hit my home office like a tornado, but one of my New Year's resolutions was to get my office space spic and span, and keep it that way. …

Minimalism

There's a Better Way to Teach Critical Thinking: 9 Rules of Thumb - InformED

Critical thinking is the study of clear and unclear thinking. A simple definition, maybe, but that’s how it should be. The term was popularised long …

You can now send self-destructing Wickr messages from your computer

Wickr, the secure mobile messaging app that is like a Snapchat for adults, is now available on desktop.<p>Wickr's desktop app works just like its mobile …

Do dreams occur in slow motion?

When we dream, does time pass at a different pace? David Robson investigates.<p>When my alarm wakes me up, I’ll often hit the snooze button before returning to the warmth and safety of my duvet for another quick doze. But although what follows can seem like a short dream – perhaps a single …

Consciousness

How Splitting a Computer Into Multiple Realities Can Protect You From Hackers

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg<p>Date of Publication: 11.20.14.<p>Time of Publication: 7:45 am. 7:45 am<p><b>Eight years ago,</b> Polish hacker Joanna …

Symantec has a found a spying tool active on computers around the world

Computer security experts Symantec say their researchers have uncovered a sophisticated malware tool on Windows PCs across the globe, that appears to be used for spying and data collection, reports Recode.<p>Named ‘Regin’, the tool is a Trojan that has infected several organizations’ and individuals’ …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

Download This Free Tool to See If the Government's Spying on You

It's been over a year-and-a-half since documents leaked by Edward Snowden shook our sense of privacy to the core. Those documents proved that …

15 Coolest and Awesome Robotic Gadgets.

2014 Top Trend Sites

by Gijs van Wulfen<p>As innovator you need to look ahead and prepare your organization for the future. Not an easy job, knowing the world is changing at …

Free encryption training workshops in NYC

Tommy writes, "I'm working with Verso Books (which just published Gabriella Coleman's Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous …

WhatsApp introduces 'near-uncrackable' encryption for Android

WhatsApp is integrating new software into its system which will render encrypted messages pratically uncrackable, according to a senior cyptography developer<p>WhatsApp is to incorporate software into its system which will encrypt its users' messages, making it near impossible to for hackers or even …

Privacy

So you want to learn how to code? Here's how to get started

Image: MIT<p>Image: MIT<p>IT’S NEVER BEEN easier to learn how to code.<p>Even if you have no ambition to become a coder or developer, there are benefits to …

5 Small Airlines You Should Know

Travelers are well acquainted with major airlines and hubs spread across the country, but sometimes plans call for a short 40-minute flight to more …

Airlines

3 Tools that Help You Nudge Friends to Pay You Back

Fronted a pal for a meal, a vacation or rent? These will help you collect what you're owed, while keeping your relationship in tact.<p>Raise your hand …

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power<p>In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, began to suspect that hackers in China had obtained access to private Gmail accounts, including those used by …

9 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time ($36 value!)

We shared a great list of seven paid iPhone and iPad apps with you on Wednesday, and they were all free downloads for a limited time. In fact, a few …

Apps

6 Oh-So Pleasurable Steps to Eliminate Procrastination

Got stuff to do that you hate doing? You're not alone. Procrastination kills productivity for millions of people. Follow these surprisingly enjoyable steps and you'll actually look forward to tasks that were painfully avoided just last week.<p>One of my biggest personal challenges has been …

William Shakespeare

8 Actionable Online Courses. Donate to Charity. Code Like a Champ.

<b>Become a Web Developer from Scratch! (Complete Course)</b><p>Learn All The Programming Languages Needed To Be Your Own Developer<p><b>Responsive Web Design …

Huge raid to shut down 400-plus dark net sites

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1122000/1122100_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1514642593_c835319b197fdeab84bf628fa921afcc<p><b>Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down.</b><p>The sites operated on the Tor …

Smart light bulb fools burglars by pretending you're at home

There's no shortage of smart light bulbs that will save energy or set a special mood, but they don't usually do much for when you're <i>away</i> from home. What if you want to trick thieves into thinking you're still around? BeON Home might have tackled that problem with its new Burglar Deterrent. The …