How Understanding Economics Makes You Better at Everything Else

Understanding Economics

Even to the people that study it, economics earns the moniker “the dismal science.” The field is filled with dry, lifeless numbers that figure into complex mathematic equations. Study of the science requires frequent interaction with tedious terms, like “opportunity cost,” “comparative advantage” and “income elasticity.” Economics … READ MORE

Mind-Bending Landscapes and Unimaginable Creatures by Surrealist Painter Jacek Yerka

Jacek Yerka

Surrealist painter Jacek Yerka creates unique artworks based on allegories and symbols. Flying houses and buildings, colorful gardens, trees and cottages are skillfully combined in unique paintings that captivate the viewers and reveal the artist’s vivid imagination. Jacek Yerka was born in Torun, a city in Northern … READ MORE

Best Applications and Online Tools to Enhance Your Brain Power

Enhance Your Brain Power

The web is an amazing resource for all sorts of information. No longer do you have to bust out a farmer’s almanac to see a detailed history of a specific region’s climate history because, chances are, that information has been archived online. No longer are we reliant … READ MORE

Empathetic People Have Physical Differences in Their Brains, Study Finds

Empathetic People

New research has opened up questions that it may be possible to lose your empathetic ability over time or that it could even possibly be increased through training. These questions were raised because scientists have recently discovered they can physically see people’s empathetic ability on brain scans. … READ MORE

Computers Can Dream and This Is What Their Dreams Look Like

Computers Can Dream

If computers could dream, what would it look like? Moreover, if computers were artists, would technology produce paintings akin to Escher or Dali masterpieces? After testing the ability of Google’s AI to recognize images, these conclusions were made: Google software engineers analyzed computer ‘dreams’ (the latest images, … READ MORE

Introverts Rule the Day, and Here Are 6 Reasons Why

Introverts Rule the Day

Gone are the days of the “hard sell” – that strength and skill we have so admired in the extroverted, gregarious individual in the workplace. Today, technology has taken over, and businesses conduct their functions, their marketing, and their brand promotion online. CRM software tracks every interaction … READ MORE

This Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Mechanism Is the World’s First Computer

Antikythera Mechanism the world’s first computer.

An amazing device, created by Greek scientists 2,000 years ago, is the world’s first computer. What is the story behind this extraordinary mechanism and its hidden mysteries? The Antikythera Mechanism has been a base of research for more than a century. This complex device was recovered in … READ MORE

Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator

Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator

Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner [to the observer]. To count as synchronicity, the events should be unlikely to occur together by chance. If you believe synchronicity is simply a coincidence, then you haven’t … READ MORE