When it comes to making decisions, there's perhaps nowhere more important to make the right one than in space. When you're cruising above Earth a bad decision can have some pretty hefty consequences.
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Last year, 14-year-old Lucas Etter set a new world record for solving the classic Rubik's cube in Clarksville, Maryland, in the US, solving the scrambled cube in an astonishing 4.904 seconds.
Programming can be as fulfilling an experience as it is frustrating. While you might have all the tools and design patterns in the world, sometimes a problem can seem unsolvable, or the solution too complex and lengthy to implement and anxiety quickly builds. So what do you do when your brain gives out at a critical coding juncture?
According to new research commissioned by cloud software provider Zendesk, customer-facing self-service technologies are all the rage. This infographic explains how more and more consumers are ditching call centres in favour of servicing themselves. After all, who needs the human touch when your hands can get the job done by themselves? (We mean on a keyboard, you grots.)
Facebook may test your patience from time to time, but unless you're engaged in the social networking site's multitude of interactive time wasters, there's not much to do but post photos and status updates. If you're the problem-solving type after a deeper online social experience, the newly-minted Hacker Rank might be for you.
Sometimes, the logical approach yields no fruit, or the fruit is kind of sad-looking and a bit squishy. That's usually when we demand an answer from our abdominal organs, even though the processing capabilities of one's appendix is questionable, especially if it has been removed. Despite all, well, logic, a small study has shown that thinking with your digestive tract can be beneficial in moderation.
Problems can be difficult to solve when we only know the issue and none of the steps to fix it. Sometimes it's even more daunting to figure out what those steps are at all. This guide will help you take just about any problem and figure out a plan to solve it and stay motivated when handling long-term issues.