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7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

10 Zen-Based Habits To Motivate You

Applying zen to your life can bring about a radical change in your focus, dedication and positivity. Here are 10 ways to make work for you.<p>It is …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

By Nancy Hightower<p><b>AURORA</b><p>By Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)<p>In the year 2545, thousands of volunteers begin a multi-generational journey aboard a starship to see if another planet’s moon can sustain human life. More than 150 years later, as the passengers finally approach their destination, the ship’s …

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

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15 Ways to Motivate Yourself That Actually Work

We're experts at setting goals. Today we'll do 12 different things. And by the end of the month, we'll nail all those, plus one million more. Sounds …

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8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

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Scientists discovered a bunch of incredible creatures in the deep ocean

These areas are protected waters, part of national marine sanctuaries and monuments.<p>The team of scientists is sending rovers up to 3 miles under the sea to explore sea life, some of which has never seen before.<p>There's still a lot we don't know about the deep oceans, but hopefully the Okeanos …

3 Ways to Multitask Well (Even Though Your Brain Hates It)

Research shows multitasking reduces performance. If you still have to do it, here's how to work around this reality.<p>Did you hear about the study that showed drivers who were talking on their cell phones (even hands-free) performed just as badly as drunk drivers?<p>How about the one that suggested …

Frozen giant virus still infectious after 30,000 years

It's 30,000 years old and still ticking: A giant virus recently discovered deep in the Siberian permafrost reveals that huge ancient viruses are much more diverse than scientists had ever known.<p>They're also potentially infectious if thawed from their Siberian deep freeze, though they pose no danger …

Why Late-Night Caffeine Is An Even Worse Idea Than You Thought

As much as we know it'll keep us from getting to sleep, sometimes we can't help having a little after-work coffee. But a small new study confirms …

Research shows a path to reading each other's minds

You know the TV-show trope where someone is able to read other people’s minds just by touching them? Well, scientists have devised a way to let …

Hate exercise? These are the fitness motivation tips you need to read

4 fitness-loving pros share their tips for squeezing exercise and wellness into even the busiest of schedules and making the most of your workouts too<p>…

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10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness

Here's a list of 10 habits that could take your life into the stratosphere of greatness.<p><i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a …