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I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee

Most people are big fans of the dark caffeinated brew known as coffee, and they become rather grouchy when this beloved beverage is not available. …

Scientists Want You to Help Them Find Nearby Alien Planets Please

The Red Dots Campaign will target Ross 154, Barnard’s Star, and Proxima Centauri, three red dwarfs within ten light years of our solar system.<p>Hey, you: Want to help search for potentially habitable worlds around nearby alien suns? 'Course you do. Well, on Monday, the Pale Red Dot Campaign, the team …

The Cryptocurrency Gold Rush

This really does change everything<p>(<i>Note: I recently started doing a weekly Tech email for Flipboard, which comes out Saturdays. Here’s this week’s</i> …

Cryptocurrency

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

A cognitive scientist has devised a drug-free sleep trick for your restless mind

A cognitive scientist may have solved a familiar sleep riddle: If you struggle to fall asleep, you’re likely to keep thinking about how you can’t fall asleep, which makes it harder to fall asleep. So how do you stop thinking about your struggle to sleep?<p>Luc Beaudoin of Simon Fraser University in …

AutoSleep 4.0

AutoSleep, my favorite sleep tracking app for Apple Watch, has received a major update to version 4.0 earlier this week, which has brought a complete redesign that makes the app more intuitive and informative.<p>Developer David Walsh has been busy with AutoSleep's development: version 3.0 was already …

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Children's Books

This Year in Ancient Amber: Prehistoric Feathers, Mushrooms, Lizards and More

For decades, generations of <i>Jurassic Park</i> lovers have dreamed of finding intact dino DNA encased in amber. Unfortunately, science tells us that’s …

35 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2016

Sure, they loved "Moonlight" too, but from "Popstar" to "Childhood of Leader" some of your favorite directors shine a light on 2016 movies that …

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

Happiness

The Most Popular Home Renovation Projects by State Photos

On any given day, Americans across the country are undertaking any number of renovations, ranging from projects as simple as applying a new coat of paint to those as complex as a full kitchen remodel. Given our love of browsing the before-and-after photos of a job well done, we began to wonder …

Home Improvement

Mysterious 'Silkhenge spider' is a master architect

Unidentified species from South America crafts an intricate circular fence with a central tower to protect its young.<p>A little over three years ago, …

The 10 Best First-of-Their Kind Videos in 2016

Watch unprecedented videos of a preserved dinosaur tail, Christ’s tomb, a ghost shark, and more.<p>This was a year of unprecedented firsts. In addition to surprising political outcomes, 2016 gifted us with wonders that had never been filmed before.<p>Some of these videos offered an intimate look at …

Zoology

This is the Excel trick that will change everything about how you work with data

Don't waste time testing different values individually in Excel. Use a data table to show the results for many different possible scenarios at once.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

Want to Increase Happiness and Avoid Burnout? Science Says Do These 3 Simple Things | Inc.com

Happiness was a hot business topic in 2016, and something tells me it's not going away in 2017.<p>The research that has come out over the last several years published in books by positive psychology researchers like Shawn Achor, MartinSeligman, Tal Ben-Shahar, and Barbara Fredrickson confirms that …

Happiness

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2016

The best of the brain books in 2016 featured deception, empathy, placebos, gaming, algorithms, microbes and that little voice in your head. Whether touching on psychology, neuroscience or the mind more broadly construed, the eight books on this list are top reads in a genre always popping with new …

20 Incredible Small Bathroom Ideas That Are Effortlessly Elegant

Each space is the perfect spot to begin and end your day.

Bathrooms

Eleven common traits of highly intelligent people

Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know …

Psychology

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

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Within Your Mind, Is There a Super Mind? Renowned Scientist Says Yes

<b>Interview with Dr. Norman Rosenthal</b><p>At a time when people everywhere are embracing yoga, meditation and self-development, Dr. Norman Rosenthal's new book, "Super Mind," comes as a welcome guide--not only for the seeker but anyone wishing to achieve peak performance. Dr. Rosenthal, a former 20-year …

How to delete all your Google history and data

It’s probably safe to say Google knows us better than even our closest friends and relatives. Seriously, the search giant stores all the internet history that goes through any of their products or services. And that is saying a lot, considering Google is pretty much everywhere.<p>Thankfully, they are …