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Some very special startups are still raising millions of dollars. Here's why.

With just two sentences, Jon Stein can make you question everything you thought you knew about the startup world in 2016.<p>"It was a good market to be …

How do children learn to form healthy social bonds?

Toddlers may be ever-so-adorable but they can also be frustratingly poor at listening and respecting other people’s feelings. So how are they able to grow into social butterflies a decade or two later, often capable of extraordinary friendship, loyalty, and perceptiveness?<p>While social development …

Psychology

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found they share 6 personality traits

Each person's path to wealth may be unique, but there are certain commonalities among the world's richest people.<p>After studying the lives of 177 self-made millionaires over the course of five years, author Thomas C. Corley found that they all shared six traits, which he reveals in his upcoming …

Self-improvement

How To Train Your Mind Not To Wander While Reading - PsyBlog

Paying attention to what you are reading can be hard — especially in this age of endless distraction.<p>Practising meditation can help improve your …

Eating One Serving of This Food a Day Could Help You Lose Weight

Hint: They're magical.<p>The newest weight-loss superfood has been right under our, uh, noses all along. New data published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> confirmed that beans, along with lentils and chickpeas, are proving themselves to be magical fruit indeed.<p>For the study, researchers …

8 everyday activities that boost your health

When it comes to your health, you already know how important it is to eat well and stay active. But other hobbies and lifestyle changes—that have nothing to do with diet or exercise—can also offer a big payoff for your wellbeing. Try incorporating a few of these activities into your routine to …

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from …

7 bad speaking habits that turn people off immediately

Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk in 2014 that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in front of a crowd.<p>How well you influence others, he said, is as much about you do say as what you <i>don't</i>.<p>Here are the bad habits you need to avoid if you …

TED Talks

Owning a cat can lead to mental health problems, study warns

If you're prone to sudden bursts of anger, it could be your cat's fault.<p>A new study has found that people with Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) - characterised by explosive bouts of rage - are twice as likely to have been infected by a parasite found in cat faeces.<p>The findings suggest that …

Annie Leibovitz: 'The Women I Shoot Today Are More Confident Than Ever'

Annie Leibovitz has shot women ranging from coal miners and maids to Hillary Clinton, Serena Williams, and Gloria Steinem.<p>You can see many of those …

Check Out The Winning Shots From The 2016 Sony World Photography Contest

Hey, remember when we brought you 2016’s Sony World Photography Contest shortlist? Well, the winners of the Open and Youth categories were just announced today. And yes, the photos are gorgeous, awe-inspiring, magnificent, and just about every other positive adjective you can find in your thesaurus.<p>…

Leak: Tesla Model 3 Goes 0-60 in Under 4 Seconds, Has 300-Mile Range

According to an insider, the Model 3 will get optional all-wheel-drive and a range of over 300 miles.<p>Tesla won't officially introduce the $35,000 Model 3 until tomorrow, but a wild leak is already spilling the beans on the car's performance specs. And they're pretty astonishing, if they're to be …

20 Best Eighties-Gone-Wild Party Movies

20<p>‘Zapped’ (1982)<p>Not to be confused with the wholesome Disney Channel 'tween movie of the same name, this supernatural comedy starred <i>Happy Days'</i> …

25 Incredibly Creative Flea Market Flip Ideas

Finish one of these clever DIYs and you get to call yourself the next Joanna Gaines.<p>Save your Benjamin Franklins in favor of chic design on a dime. Let's roll...

The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)

If you haven't discovered Netflix and its instant streaming feature yet, it's pretty magical. I watch so many more movies now because of it -- and …

How to Use Self-Care for a Brighter, Less Stressful Life

<b>“The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.” ~Sydney Harris</b><p>I was working myself into the ground and I knew it. Balancing a full-time job, …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

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