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Before Marvel and DC: Superheroes of the ancient world

Comic book tales of masked do-gooders now dominate cinemas, but these stories are not new – in fact, they have their origins in antiquity, writes Natalie Haynes.<p>Over the past few years, even the most ardent comic book nerd might have wondered if there were too many superhero movies playing in the …

Ancient History

The 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world hunts down art looted by the Nazis

The return of "Seated Woman" by Henri Matisse to the Rosenberg family was his work.<p>So was the restoration of "A Portrait of a Gentleman", by 16th-century artist El Greco, to the descendents of Jewish banker and art collector Julius Priester.<p>Two years after founding Art Recovery Group, a private …

Art

15 free online resources that will improve your productivity

Rather than let the internet kill your productivity, make it work for you.<p>We've collected some of the best free online resources to save you time and streamline your work day.<p><i>This is an update of an article originally written by Maggie Zhang.</i>

5 Books That Will Improve Your Writing

Remove the fanfare and most writing advice boils down to read more, write more, and get better feedback.<p>Let's talk about that first one. If writing is output, reading is often the most important input. You'll understand what makes Hemingway's writing exceptional (or overrated) by reading his books, …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

How Focusing on Happiness First Can Get You All the Success You Ever Wanted | Inc.com

Once upon a time, Mary Miller was the co-owner of a janitorial services company who viewed every day at work as a war.<p>Cleaning up after people is a tough gig. It's something that a lot of people do for money on their way to something else. As such, Mary's company Jancoa dealt with huge turnover of …

University of Pennsylvania

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Self-improvement

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

Windows Phone

How to Ace the 50 Most Common Job Interview Questions | Inc.com

Most people's biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>"Describe the color yellow to someone who's blind." <i>- Spirit Airlines</i><p>"If you were asked to unload a 747 full of jelly beans, what would you do?" <i>- Bose</i><p>"Who would win in a …

Employment

How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Google's new finger control technology is straight out of a science fiction movie

If Google has its way you won't need to touch a screen at all anymore.<p>The company's lab for advanced projects showed off new technology on Friday that lets users move their fingers in the air to control objects in the virtual world.<p>It's called Project Soli, and it uses radar waves to detect precise …