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5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Charlotte police won’t make shooting video public; chief says footage is not ‘definitive’

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Law Enforcement

Former police officers are intensely divided over the use of body cameras

Many organizations hail body cameras, which can record these charged encounters and provide evidence in later prosecutions, as a solution. But whether requiring police to wear them would reduce violence remains unclear.<p>The St. Anthony Police Department in Minnesota, which was involved in Castile's …

5 Powerful Laws to Achieve Anything You Want Faster

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

How to Get Squirrels Out of the Attic

‘‘The first thing you’ll notice is the noise,’’ says David Seerveld, a wildlife-removal specialist in Orlando, Fla. If you hear daytime scratching, you probably have squirrels; most other rodent intruders are nocturnal. According to Seerveld, attic squirrels are ‘‘the most common nuisance-wildlife …

Purpose

Justin Bieber and One Direction have always been the yin and yang of the pop-idol game, but never more so than now. They bring opposite agendas to …

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> …

TED Talks

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Your Creative Calendar: 56 Things To Do, See, And Hear This November

• <i>Miss You Already</i>, opens November 6th.• <i><br>The Peanuts Movie</i>, opens November 6th.• <i><br>SPECTRE</i>, opens November 6th.• <i><br>Brooklyn</i>, opens November 6th.• <i><br>Spotlight</i>, opens …

Jerry Heller Talks ‘Compton’ Lawsuit, ‘Very Hurtful’ Movie

Since its August release<i>, Straight Outta Compton</i>, the N.W.A biopic chronicling the rise and fall of the gangsta rap firebrands, has become the …

The Real Relationship Between Work, Wealth, and Happiness

Independent wealth management firm Aspiriant hosted Stanford psychologist Fred Luskin Wednesday to help clients put things in perspective.<p>Money doesn't have all that much to do with happiness, and getting paid more doesn't always increase satisfaction. Those aren't exactly novel insights, but …

I Reluctantly Practised the Science of Happiness for a Week - And It Works

I'll be honest and say that I thought twice (actually it was more than that) before writing this.<p>After all, the science of happiness sounds like a …

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

David K. William<p>David is a publisher and entrepreneur. He is also the founding editor of Web Writer Spotlight. Read full profile<p>Scientific studies on …

Self-improvement

Jay Rock Recruits Kendrick Lamar, Black Hippy for ‘Vice City’ Video

Jay Rock reunites with his acclaimed Black Hippy crew – Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q – on “Vice City,” a boast-filled cut from the …

What New Young Money Signee Baby E Learned from Dr. Luke and Lil Wayne

Sometimes the most impressive songs end up sounding the simplest, and Baby E’s “Finessin” is an audacious example of plain construction. The track …

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

Hillary Clinton Releases Broad Campaign Finance Reform Plan

Her plan goes beyond a call for a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision.<p>WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will roll out a full plan this week detailing how she would work to stem the influence of big money in …

Drake freestyles over The Weeknd's 'Tell Your Friends'

The Toronto love fest continues.<p>Toronto native Drake took to his Beats 1 program this weekend to share a new freestyle over “Tell Your Friends,” a …

8 Mindsets That Prevent Happiness and Success

Do you ever feel as though things just never sync up? The proverbial plan never comes together, no matter how hard you try to rearrange your thought …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Science says hip-hop is the pinnacle of American music

They boiled it down to just three distinct periods in which a particular genre captured our ears and our hearts.<p>According to their findings, the genre that has the biggest impact is hip hop.<p>Press Association reports via Yahoo UK that the researchers - hailing from Queen Mary, University of London …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2014

<b>10.</b> <b>Too Many Cooks (Adult Swim)</b><p><b>9.</b> <b>Banshee (Cinemax)</b><p><i>Banshee</i> is as subtle as a fist to the face, as plausible as <i>Rambo</i>, and boasts a body count twice as …