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- Learn To Make Any Dish You Cook Better With The Science Of Taste
- How To Stay Productive On A 4 To 6 Hour Sleep Cycle
- Ask LH: Which Programming Language Should I Learn First?
- The Best Hidden Settings You Can Unlock With OS X's Terminal
- How To Have Great Ideas More Often, According To Science
- How To Keep Your Kids' Presents Hidden This Christmas
It’s happened to us all at one point or another: The dish you’ve cooked is too salty, too spicy or perhaps just too… meh. The key to correcting — and preventing — this is balance, when all the flavours of the dish work in harmony. Here’s what you should know so you can make fantastic dishes, whether you’re working with a recipe or just winging it.
Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more great ideas? I know I do. I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect them to just show up without me cultivating them, and I often get frustrated when they don’t show up when I need them. The good news is that it turns out cultivating ideas is a process, and one that we can practice to produce more (and hopefully better) ideas.
Keeping Christmas presents hidden from your children can be surprisingly tricky. Even if your kids aren’t cheeky enough to actively hunt for their pressies, there’s always a chance they’ll stumble across them during explorative play. Here are ten sneaky solutions that will ensure their gift haul remains hidden until Christmas morning.
Jay-Z has sold about 50 million records, received 17 Grammy awards, has a net worth of about $US500 million, and still manages to produce several songs and albums every year. In honour of Jay-Z’s birthday, we decided to take a look at some of the ways he’s managed to be insanely productive over the years.
Microsoft has partnered with the University of Melbourne to launch an $8 million joint venture, the awkwardly-titled Microsoft Research Centre For Social Natural User Interfaces. That might be a name only a mother could love, but the concept of a “social natural user interface” (or social NUI for short) is likely to be increasingly important as a means of interacting with devices.
You’ve probably heard that great ideas can come to you in the shower — it has even been scientifically proven. Nevertheless, you probably waste more time enjoying yourself than you do having epiphanies. While you should take your breaks, here are five ways to get a little more done during your downtime.
You’re reading this because somewhere along the lines, you spent more than all of your money. You may have failed to control your impulses. Or maybe you were unprepared for the unexpected and ended up with so much debt from medical expenses that you’re struggling to get by. Whatever the case may be, you have debt, and it needs to be eliminated.