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  • 17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Continue To Inspire The World For Years To Come

    17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Continue To Inspire The World For Years To Come

    via mensxp: Neither will it be an exaggeration, nor will it be wrong for me to say that Stephen Hawking was one of the greatest men to have ever walked on this earth. And one of the greatest minds of our time. In the 76 years of his life, there was not a single day when Hawking did not inspire people around him and the world, be it with his achievements, his intelligence, his findings, his […]

  • Boffins Discover Chemistry That Could Have Produced Building Blocks of Life in Space

    Boffins Discover Chemistry That Could Have Produced Building Blocks of Life in Space

    via The Register: A team of researchers carried out a series of experiments to study how complex hydrocarbons, an important class of molecules needed to create the building blocks for life, formed in space. Hydrocarbons, compounds made up of differing amounts of carbon and hydrogen, are common on Earth but also outside it. Some hydrocarbons, such as benzene or naphthalene, have been detected in meteorites floating around the solar system, leading scientists to wonder how they […]

  • Africa: Mathematics – Forget Simplicity, the Abstract Is Beautiful – and Important

    Africa: Mathematics – Forget Simplicity, the Abstract Is Beautiful – and Important

    via all Affrica: Why is mathematics so complicated? It’s a question many students will ask while grappling with a particularly complex calculus problem – and their teachers will probably echo while setting or marking tests. It wasn’t always this way. Many fields of mathematics germinated from the study of real world problems, before the underlying rules and concepts were identified. These rules and concepts were then defined as abstract structures. For instance, algebra, the part of […]

  • The Advantages of Time Management

    The Advantages of Time Management

    via lowvelder: Time is the key factor in this competition-driven world, so one should be proficient enough to manage time. If we talk about students they have a lot to cover before the year ends. The syllabus is increasing at a faster rate and without time management skills nobody will be able to win the race. People who take time jovially usually drop. It is widely known that if you value time then time will value […]

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    Fighting Zombies to Boost Your Brain?

    via Click on Detroit: When Fiona Conrad, 11, isn’t playing her guitar, she’s fighting zombies. But it’s not just child’s play. Fiona says the video game, called “Project Azriel,” has made her smarter. “When I took the IQ test, I was 97, and then I took the IQ test again, and I was 102,” said Conrad. What’s the game like? “You have to match patterns for you to be able to actually shoot the zombies,” […]

  • Five Lessons On Entrepreneurship From Tilman Fertitta’s Billion Dollar Buyer

    Five Lessons On Entrepreneurship From Tilman Fertitta’s Billion Dollar Buyer

    via Forbes: Whoever said you can’t learn anything from reality television hasn’t watched Tilman Fertitta’s Billion Dollar Buyer. I’ve been avidly following the show for three seasons, and Fertitta’s advice to young entrepreneurs is just as on point and relevant for young entrepreneurs as for experienced entrepreneurs like myself. If you’re not familiar with Fertitta (full disclosure: Fertitta is listed as a speaker on my website but we have never represented him), he’s a billionaire entrepreneur […]

  • Tiny Statue Revealed in China’s Yungang Grottoes

    Tiny Statue Revealed in China’s Yungang Grottoes

    via Archaeology: TAIYUAN, CHINA—Xinhua reports that a small, 1,500-year-old statue has been found in a small hole in one of the caves of the Yungang Grottoes. Wang Yanqing of the Yungang Grottoes Research Institute was conducting a survey of the Buddhist temples built in the fifth and sixth centuries into 53 major caves, and more than 50,000 niches, when he found the eroded statue. Measuring about six inches tall, the figure has wide shoulders, a muscular […]

  • Here Are The Top 10 Breakthrough Technologies For 2018

    Here Are The Top 10 Breakthrough Technologies For 2018

    via Forbes: MIT Technology Review unveils its breakthrough technology list for 2018 – a rundown of 10 awe-inspiring scientific and technological advances that have the potential to change our lives in dramatic ways. I spoke to editor David Rotman about why these particular breakthroughs made the cuts, what makes them exciting – and why some of them raise important ethical concerns that will need to be addressed in the near future. He told me “We select […]

  • Scientists Link Genes to Brain Anatomy in Autism

    Scientists Link Genes to Brain Anatomy in Autism

    via ScienceDaily: A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has discovered that specific genes are linked to individual differences in brain anatomy in autistic children. Previous studies have reported differences in brain structure of autistic individuals. However, until now, scientists have not known which genes are linked to these differences. The Cambridge team analysed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain scans from more than 150 autistic children and compared them with MRI scans from similarly […]

  • Move or die: Global Warming Threatens Antarctica’s King Penguins

    Move or die: Global Warming Threatens Antarctica’s King Penguins

    via USA Today: Will our favorite flightless bird waddle off to the sunset? Some 70% percent of all the king penguins on Earth — around 1.1 million breeding pairs — will be forced to relocate or die trying by the end of the century if global warming continues at its present rate, according to a new study published online Monday “The species may disappear,” study co-author Celine Le Bohec, a scientist at the University of Strasbourg, […]