science

Focus on Effort, Not on Smarts

In a detailed article Jonah Lehrer discusses scientific studies that focus on how and why people learn the way they do. In an experiment conducted with fifth graders: Half of the kids were praised for their intelligence. “You must be smart at this,” the researcher said. The other students were…

23andMe DNA Day Sale

You're only as healthy as you are knowledgeable. That's an old saying that I just made up making it quite new and fresh. Doctors know a fair amount about your health because it's their job to understand the human body and treat it for any ills or problems. They also…

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The Original Prototype Of The Super Soaker They just don’t make ‘em like they used to - if they ever used to make ‘em like that. I wonder if one of those prototypes ever found its way onto eBay - and what price it fetched. That’s like a…

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The Latest Galaxy Tab Video Spot Makes A Solid Case For the 7-inch Android Tablet Looks pretty spiffy. I don’t think I would take this over my iPad but it definitely shows what future Android tablet computers may be like. Something that definitely has my interest. Pot Growers Unionize…

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The Perfect Salary for Happiness: $75,000 It seems after $75,000 your financial stress is mitigated, with any surplus salary only nominally increasing your overall happiness. So money can buy (some) happiness. Here They Come: The Android Tablet Invasion iPad has some competition. I can’t wait to try…

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Sorry about the delay for getting this post online. It’s been a wickedly busy week and I figured it be better to take my time with this post rather than rush it. Lots of great goodies for you here. Read on, and enjoy! Watch a School Bus Go 367…