Category

Miscellaneous

Category

It’s never really too late to be successful in Hollywood. While a majority of celebrities made it at an early age, there are countless others who didn’t make it until after 50. Here’s a list of some of the late bloomers who didn’t become household names until 50, including an actress who got well known at 60. Christoph Waltz Waltz begins the “movie stars who made it after 50” list. Christoph Waltz began his acting…

Brazil’s space agency claimed that this week tens of thousands of fires had charred the rainforest. That is really bad for the planet’s fight against the climate change. The Amazon is on fire! Brazil’s space agency said that this week approximately 73,000 fires had broken out across the Amazon forest since the start of the year. This directly is imperiling one of the planet’s last resorts of biodiversity and is raising serious concerns about climate…

The majority of people associate the degree you get with the potential to make a great salary. That is probably one of the main reasons why students are going into engineering, computer science, medicine or business. How much money you will make in the future is very important, but it should not be the top priority.  Instead, you should look for a field that fulfills you intellectually. And that is specifically where the field of philosophy comes into play.…

Planning a vacation can be difficult. If you’re having trouble planning a vacation, you can break down the system into 7 main steps: Decide where to go  Pick a time to travel Arrange time off work Find affordable flights Budget consciously for your trip But, do you know what the best part of vacations is? Going to awesome places. And eating delicious food. And making cool friends along the way.  These all make up for a…

It can be really confusing trying to find out the best cars for beginners and young drivers. It can be even more confusing trying to figure out which car should be your first. It doesn’t really matter if you’re a recent grad with your first real job, or someone different from the prototype first-time car buyer, it will be confusing. Actually, the car-buying process is never filled with as much uncertainty as it is the…

If you were to organize programming languages into tiers, there would probably three main tiers. The top tier, the highest of them would include mainstream languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, PHP, etc. While some of these languages may be fading, you’re better of knowing at least one of these languages to land a great job. Most of the top tier languages are firmly entrenched. It takes quite a while for a programming language to…

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin If you’re a book worm and were asked to summarize their love for reading, you would probably be stuck. There is no way to articulate the love for books, but the quote above comes pretty close. A book-lover knows that only a couple of things can provide you the joy you…

Intermittent fasting is currently one of the world’s most popular health trends. People are using it to: Lose weight Improve their health Simplify their lifestyle A lot of studies show that it can have tremendously powerful effects on your body and brain, and in some cases to help you live longer. (The said study.) This is the ultimate comprehensive step-by-step guide to intermittent fasting. What is Intermittent Fasting in essence? Simplifying everything, intermittent fasting is…

Artificial intelligence is the future. Artificial intelligence is science fiction. And it is already part of our everyday lives. All these three statements are true, it all depends on what flavor of AI you are referring to. For instance, when Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo program defeated the South Korean Master, Lee Se-dol in the board game “Go” earlier in 2016, the terms AI, machine learning and deep learning were used in the media to describe how DeepMind won.…

Gaming for a living always seemed like some sort of an adolescent dream growing up. But it was never really clear how to go from a street rookie to a pro gamer. Being paid to play your favorite game still remains one of the greatest fantasies, despite it is the reality for the truly hard working and talented. eSports really exploded worldwide, and along with it so did the entire class of 15-30 year olds…