Hunter Elliott

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4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Companies have lots to learn from late-night TV hosts

The battle of the Jimmys for late-night supremacy is spilling over to the world of social media from its traditional home on broadcast television.<p>From the recent tight-pant battle to celebrities reading mean tweets, the two Jimmys of late-night TV – Fallon and Kimmel – are dominating social media. …

America's obsession with guns has gone too far

Editorial: When the NRA is a voice of moderation on ‘open carry’ laws, it’s clear America’s obsession with guns has gone too far<p>For most urban …

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new and cutting edge in 1944 looks almost impossibly simple by comparison in 2014.<p>Today is June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, perhaps the most important day in the history of American …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

The three majestic natural bridges of Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home. This is also home to some of the darkest night skies in the United States. Photo: Manish Mamtani

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

Pushy commuters. Swearing in public. Why 'social thuggery' needs to stop

Everywhere we go these days, it seems we're being told to mind our manners. In Calgary and Vancouver, the transit authorities have recently launched etiquette campaigns. Aside from not sharing seats with the elderly, apparently some people need reminding that the bus is unsuitable for toenail …

Men's Health & Fitness Tips, Advice

5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Mountain Biking Skills

A Question Of Biggitude: What's The Largest Creature On Earth?

What's the biggest living thing on Earth? I can think of two. I'm not sure which is biggest, but neither of them is a blue whale. These are weirder. Much, much weirder.<p>One is a tree. The other eats trees.<p>This is the tree.<p>Now, I know this looks like more than one tree. If you were counting, it looks …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

The Lost Creators Come Clean

Ten years later, they talk about their mistakes, their successes, the worst episode, and why we're all still talking about this damn show<p><b>Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse</b> are seated around the infamous hatch from <i>Lost</i>. The duo, who became the voice of the ABC series during its six-season run, have met …

5 Awesome Uses for Shaving Cream

Add a 3D effect to your shots with Google Camera and Depthy

Google’s newly released Camera app comes with a nifty little feature called Lens Blur. The feature lets you select areas in a picture that you want to defocus, to imitate that special bokeh effect that you typically see on shots taken with high-end cameras.<p>To make Lens Blur work, Google is adding a …

The 10 Best Cars Designed by Bertone

Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of bankruptcy. Its history includes some of the greatest automotive designs ever committed to sheetmetal. Let's revisit 10 favorites from the company's epic highlight reel.<p>Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of …

How Canadians are using the Internet differently

Canadians' digital lives are becoming more complicated.<p>As some of the most active members of the global digital community, Canadians spent more than 34 hours online per month in 2013, on average; outpaced in the top 10 countries only by the U.S. and the U.K., at roughly 36 hours. But increasingly, …

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Ukraine's day of reckoning

Post-referendum, Crimea may become a puppet state—and stop Ukraine from ever joining Europe<p>On March 16, citizens in the autonomous Republic of Crimea …

Russia

Director Kevin Smith’s five top tips for success

Kevin Smith had a meteoric rise in the early nineties – from convenience store clerk to celebrated indie director of <i>Clerks.</i> Since then he has experienced both the highs and lows of Hollywood-level fame – these days he would rather record a podcast than direct a billion-dollar blockbuster. Here, the …

Google: 59.1% of all active Android devices run Jelly Bean, 1.4% run KitKat

Android OS 4.4 KitKat has slowly increased its ranking over the past 4-weeks by 0.03% to 1.4% of devices (might be a slight insight into how Nexus 5 …