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These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Scientists are trying to make the perfect battery

Lithium-ion batteries power everything from our laptops to phones to electric vehicles, but they’re far from perfect. In fact, they were the culprits behind Samsung’s recent exploding Galaxy Note 7 phones.<p>“The word ‘bomb’ is not out of place here,” says David Pogue, tech columnist for Yahoo Finance …

19 Daily Habits These Executives Swear By for Their Success | Inc.com

When it comes to a recipe for success, a few common ingredients typically go into the mix, such as hard work, perseverance, and a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. A steady regimen of discipline doesn't hurt either. Take it from these executives who share their words about the daily …

Archives

5 Things That Highly Successful People Never Do

We all want to be successful, but when it comes to achieving our goals and reaching our dreams it can sometimes be hard to know where to start. No …

Success

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

1. Use a 'decoy' option to get people to buy your product<p>In his TED Talk, behavioural economist Dan Ariely explains the "decoy effect" using an old</i> …

Invisibilia: Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are?

<i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from the latest episode of the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations. This story contains language that some may find offensive.</i><p>This is the story of a prisoner who committed a horrible crime and says he's no …

Psychology

Putting sleep myths to bed: experts answer the questions that keep you awake at night

Meet our expert panel<p><b>Dr Guy Meadows</b> is a specialist in chronic insomnia and clinical director of The Sleep School, London<p><b>Derk-Jan Dijk</b> is professor of sleep and physiology at Surrey’s Sleep Research Centre<p><b>Gillian Twigg</b> is principal clinical scientist at the sleep centre at Imperial College …

Sleep

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive | Inc.com

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The researchers found that …

Time Management

15 common fashion mistakes that men make — and how to fix them

In a thread on Reddit's male fashion subreddit, /r/malefashionadvice, men shared the worst misconceptions they had about fashion and style.<p>Keep reading to make sure you don't make the same mistakes — and learn how to fix them, if you do.

How We Speak Reveals What We Think, with Steven Pinker

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And today I’m going to speak to you about language. I’m actually not …

How to Take Charge of Your Life Regardless of Circumstances (3.2)

"To cover all the earth with sheets of hide--where could such amounts of skin be found? But simply wrap some leather round your feet, and it's as if the whole earth had been covered! Likewise, we can never take and turn aside the outer course of things. But simply discipline your mind, and what is …

Self-esteem

Fruits That Burn Belly Fat

Fruits are often talked about on both ends of the weight loss spectrum. Are there really fruits that burn belly fat? Some people argue that eating a …

Have We Found Alien Life?

Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others<p><i>This feature was originally published in the February 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science.<p>Kenneth Nealson is looking awfully sane for a man who’s basically just told me that he has a …

Biology

Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

Psychology

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Top 6 New Features

Apple walked audiences through Mac's newest operating system OS X Yosemite on Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, and not …

Sleepy brains neglect half the world

Damage to certain parts of the brain can lead to a bizarre syndrome called hemispatial neglect, in which one loses awareness of one side of their body and the space around it. In extreme cases, a patient with hemispatial neglect might eat food from only one side of their plate, dress on only one …

What are Blood Types?

Physicists Say New World Cup Soccer Ball Design Has Big Impact

With just six panels and a rough surface, the new Brazuca ball seems to move more predictably than previous World Cup balls.<p>Every year the newest version of the World Cup soccer ball causes a stir. Now physicists have put those balls to the test, to see just how well they fly.<p>World Cup soccer balls …

The Black Undercover Cop Who Infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado

"They were all assholes," he told me.<p>These days the Ku Klux Klan is mostly an unfunny joke, a smattering of ignorant racists who play dress-up and hold poorly planned, sparsely attended rallies to protest the renaming of parks. But half a century ago the Klan's power stretched from coast to coast, …

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

Following the Road Home

They say you can’t go home again, but after an East Coast trip I made recently, I’ve concluded that it’s not that simple.<p>I was traveling to New York for business meetings, and flew out early so I could squeeze in a couple of days visiting my mother in <b>Connecticut</b>, where I lived until I was 22.<p>The …

Scientists have found the most efficient way to hold and eat a hamburger

Japanese researchers have discovered the perfect way to eat a hamburger. Three “experts in fluid mechanics, engineering, and density” went on …

The Month In Plagues: A Polio Emergency, A Tornado of Mosquitoes, And More

<b>In pathogens news</b><p>Health experts are still arguing whether or not to save the last stores of smallpox, which are in high-security labs in the US and Russia. Quartz, io9, and Nature News have stories. And speaking of smallpox, a new smallpox-like-virus emerged in Georgia (the country).<p>Polio continues …

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Will Be the Godzilla of Smartphones

Size matters, especially when it comes to your phone size.<p>The newest version of the Samsung Galaxy Mega, simply called Galaxy Mega 2, will live up to …

The White House Convenes Scientists to Discuss the World's New Ocean

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>See full coverage</b><p>Despite its straight-from-science-fiction premise, it's real: A group of scientists …