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'Why Can't I Consent to Sex with My Brother?': On Genetic Sexual Attraction

In cases of genetic sexual attraction, relatives who were separated at birth experience feelings of intense attraction upon reuniting.<p>Katherine* and her half-brother, Scott, have been dating for three years.<p>"Honestly, it's been like a honeymoon the whole time," she says softly, speaking to me from …

Sigmund Freud

How Natural Language Processing Will Change the Way You Work

By Jennifer Bi<p>Natural language processing, big data, machine learning — these are all <i>big</i> topics. Seriously, Google it or listen to a Ted talk, it’s …

Natural Language Processing

How to Motivate Yourself When You Feel Lazy AF

If you feel like you're in a bit of slump right now, you're not alone. These unmotivated, uninspired times can occur when we lose our focus and rush …

8 Things Science Says We Can Do To Become A Little Happier

Happiness can be fleeting under the best of circumstances. Even people who are basically happy have periods when they’re not, and for those who are prone to depression, it’s always a struggle. The core issue with depression (or one of them) is that it hijacks your urge to <i>want</i> to fix things, which …

Depression

10 Study Hacks for Getting Better Grades

You know as well as anyone else that not every method for studying works the same for everyone. However, there are a number of tips to use in order …

I run my own company – here are my favorite tools to manage my business, money, and life

These are the things that I use every single day - or nearly every single day - in order to keep track of our financial state, of the endless things that I need to do, of the ideas I have, of the appointments I need to keep, and so on.<p><b>Why is this important? What does it have to do with finances?</b> …

Productivity

How to remember the things that matter and let go of the things that don't

Every employee tries to learn, memorize, and have working knowledge of everything even loosely associated with their role in the company.<p>But unlike the tools we work with, we're not super-computers and we often face information overload. Our brains aren't designed to soak up, process, and store all …

Productivity

7 Secrets to a Killer Morning Routine

Time is a precious commodity, particularly in those pre-work morning hours. How you spend those moments can either make or break the rest of your day.<p>…

Time Management

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

Happiness

41 Things I've Learned By Being Married Almost 41 Years

My husband and I had a fairy tale beginning. We re-met at our 10th high school reunion over the 4th of July weekend, 41 years ago. The following year, we were wed.<p>Here's 41 things I've learned in those intervening years:<p>1. Cherish the past magic, especially on days it doesn't appear to still …

Relationships

If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

Relationships