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14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

New Books about Mind Control, Mental Rest and Why We Swear

<b>This Is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society</b><br>by Kathleen McAuliffe<br>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 …

7 Myths about Native Americans That Need to Be Corrected

While not as high profile as the Keystone XL pipeline, the Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners have been trying to construct a nearly …

The Language of the LSAT: Develop Fluency to Tackle the Test

Matt Shinners, Manhattan Prep LSAT Instructor<p>Did you know that you can get 10 percent of the questions wrong on the LSAT and still be in the top 2 …

This Simple Life Hack Instantly Builds Trust, Says a Psychiatrist

Building trust is a life skill that can help you excel in a multitude of social situations, from a work presentation to a first date. It allows you …

Where Women with Zika Fear Prison

In El Salvador, abortion—suspected or real—could carry a 50-year sentence.<p>In April, nurse Julia Pineda was making her rounds at the hospital in Suchitoto, a lakeside town in El Salvador, when she developed a rash. As her symptoms multiplied—high fever, red eyes—the petite 32-year-old consulted a …

A genocide overlooked: A Catholic priest works to bring attention to the mass killings of Yazidis

As he watched the television images of terrified Yazidi women and children fleeing Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, a familiar unease gripped Father Patrick Desbois.<p>There were no men among the fleeing villagers. This, he told himself, was genocide unfolding before his eyes.<p>Though Desbois …

6 rules for eating healthy on a budget

It’s tough enough to eat healthy, but eating healthy on a budget is near impossible, right? Or wrong?<p>It doesn’t have to mean you must empty your wallet. I’m a die-hard healthy shopper, but I promise you, I don’t break the bank. Follow my go-to, tried and true, must-do healthy shopping tips and …

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months, and now I can't imagine my life without it

Ever since I decided to try out the guided-meditation app Headspace last December after hearing about it on Tim Ferriss' podcast, I've been much more aware of my thoughts and emotions, and with a few exceptions (including a rough day at the airport) I've been much calmer and more collected in times …

Meditation

Smart Ways to Approach a 7-Day Detox Diet

The thought of going on a seven-day detox diet can be incredibly daunting. With so many different diets touted online and in books, it’s tough to …

How Effective Are Nootropics and “Smart” Drugs?

Imagine a pill you can take to speed up your thought processes, boost your memory, and make you more productive. If it sounds like the ultimate life …

17 Secret Morning Habits of the Fittest People We Know

By Jessica Migala for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Ever wonder how America's fittest maintain their healthy bodies -- and mindsets? Hint: It's not just good genetics and a coffee IV. They start their day with certain good-for-you habits that set them up for success from a.m. to p.m. Read on to …

Fitness

When eating clean makes you feel crazy: the “emotional detox”

<i>Welcome to the latest from Wellness Council, our handpicked holistic health squad: a tightly curated group that gives the best advice this side of</i> …

How Do Our Brains Process Another Person's Gaze?

<i>How do we know when someone is looking at us? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Paul King, Computational Neuroscientist, on Quora.</b><p>There are several things going on when you see someone …

Quora

Where are all the high-ranking GOP women?

Every woman in Congress has a story about being ignored by men. For Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), that story is about Donald H. Rumsfeld.<p>It was May 7, 2004, nine days after CBS News aired photos of U.S. soldiers mistreating naked and bloodied Iraqi prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad. …

Sexual abuse plagues female workers on India's sugarcane fields

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every year after the monsoon, Gouri Bhiwde and her husband joined tens of thousands of workers migrating to the west of Maharashtra state to cut sugarcane.<p>A woman carries a bundle of cut sugarcane on her head as farmers harvest a field outside Gove village in …

Sugar Cane

A Neuroscientist Explains Why You’re Terrible With Names

“You know that girl you went to school with?”<p>“Can you narrow it down?”<p>“You know, the tall girl. Dark blond hair but I think she was dyeing it, …

Mansplaining, Womanipulating and other (sexist) slang you should know

Mansplaining, Womanipulating and other (sexist) slang you should know<p>Getty Images<p>Congratulations! You’ve just been mansplained – the act of men …

Saatchi’s sexism row suggests feminists can’t handle debate

Forget Pimm’s, sunburn and rain abandoned picnics. What really makes summer is a heap of outrage directed at an old white man for saying something feminists think is beyond the pale. Last year it was Sir Tim Hunt and his quip about the problem of women in labs. This time it is Kevin Roberts, …

Feminism

Meredith Kercher's killer to appeal murder conviction

The only person doing jail time for the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher filed a formal request on Tuesday to have his conviction overturned.<p>Rudy Guede, currently serving a 16-year sentence in Viterbo prison, is requesting a revision of his definitive sentence based on what his lawyers argue are …

"How I Became a Feminist Pornographer"

<i>Madison Young is an award-winning feminist porn director and performer. Here's how she got her start.</i><p>I first heard the term "DIY" in the context of music in the late '90s. As someone who was immersed in music and art subcultures that veered from the mainstream, I understood quickly that no one was …

Subculture

Why don’t women stop playing this rigged capitalist game? | Nina Power

Maybe suspended Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts had a point. Instead of being ambitious in an immoral system, we should champion values such as care, compassion and collectivity<p>If the game is rigged, should players bother competing or should they look for a new game altogether?<p>When Kevin Roberts, …

Oprah’s book club pick: ‘The Underground Railroad,’ by Colson Whitehead

Nobody could wait for Colson Whitehead’s new book — including Oprah, so here it is, a month early. In a surprise announcement Tuesday morning, Winfrey chose “The Underground Railroad” as the next title for Oprah’s Book Club. Originally set for release Sept. 13, the novel is available now, the …

The best meditation apps if you’re just getting started

<i>This post originally appeared on The Zoe Report</i><p>We’re the first to admit how life can get pretty stressful at times. When we’re constantly connected …

The words politicians misuse (and how they should actually be using them)

Donald Trump has never been known for his command of the English language, but when he said that the Republican party were going to “win bigly”, he …

Scientists Find New Clues In Their Quest to Understand Why Cocaine Is So Addictive

Cocaine is addictive, and researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are trying to figure out why, aside from the obvious reason that drugs …

Wake Forest University

6 Ways to Use Chronic Procrastination to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve read countless roundup posts and expert advice on how to be more productive and get the most out of your day. Some tips sound great while others made you recoil with a resounding "nope!" But despite all that reading, you still …

Procrastination

Science Says Humans Now Have Shorter Attention Spans Than Goldfish--This Is How You Can Fix That

Learning how to live in the present moment offers bigger benefits than you might imagine.<p>Digital devices constantly vie for your attention. Email alerts, text messages, flashing advertisements, and social media seek to distract you from the tasks at hand.<p>But it isn't just electronic devices that …

Will Smith Shuts Down Donald Trump Over His Hateful Treatment Of Women

"If one of my sons said that in a public place, they couldn’t even live in my house anymore."<p>Will Smith is outraged at the way Donald Trump talks about women.<p>The “Suicide Squad” star vented his anger over the GOP presidential candidate’s discourse on women during a wide-ranging interview with …