Hacking The Brain

Abuse of these mind hacking drugs is one of the fastest growing problems of our generation. As long as doctors keep prescribing these harmful drugs to too many youngsters the problem will continue to grow. Although some children really do need these drugs to function regularly, my personal opinion is that the requirements and potency of these drugs should wait until the patient is of age – the same as tobacco or alcohol. The availability of these drugs to young Americans needs to diminish if the trend of usage wants to decrease.

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The Periodic Table of Beer Styles on Amazon. Designed by Mantis Design. We’ve got a few nice beer posters up at home, but this one is as functional as it is geeky. Not only can one easily see the relationship between different styles of beer but they also have detailed information like range of ABV, IBU, even original gravity and final gravity. A great wall hanging for beer geeks, home-brewers, and newbies alike.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 was the most hotly anticipated phablet of the year until Apple came along last week and unveiled its first entry into the supersized smartphone market. Now, the iPhone 6 Plus has stolen the limelight and since it launches this Friday, it might even steal some sales away from Samsung’s next-generation phablet as well.

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Xi, Modi seek to script new chapter in Sino-Indian ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in India on Wednesday, beginning his first visit to the country since assuming the presidency last year.

The three-day visit notably began from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, as opposed to the capital New Delhi.

Ahmedabad is the business capital of the state of Gujarat, the home state of new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Trade and economic development is a key component of the bilateral relationship between the two Asian giants. Here’s a snapshot of how they compare on some key indicators.


The Color Thesaurus for Writers and Designers from Ingrid’s Notes. The color blocks represent white, tan, yellow, orange, red, pink, purple, blue, green, brown, gray and black. Really interesting blog I’m going to pass onto writer friends. In her short bio she writes,

I have an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman University. I created this blog to share what I’ve been learning about the writing and publishing industry.

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Watson, the decision whisperer

At the rate you hear the words ‘big data’ and ‘analytics’ thrown around these days, you might think everyone was using them. And sadly you’d be wrong. In reality, most business folks leave insights out of their decisions because the tools to extract them are too complicated. Here’s a new name to drop. IBM Watson Analytics. Using natural language and a keyboard, anyone can go mining data for instant insights. Just ask your question and Watson can help guide you through answers. No fancy statistics degree required. Get the scoop →