Ashly LeGrant

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How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

Feel Trapped? Do These 9 Things To Take Your Life Back

Are you happy with your life? Many people are unhappy or dissatisfied with their lives, and a lot of these people think that they have no control …

Happiness

How Elizabeth Holmes' Billion-Dollar Drug Company, Theranos, Won by Playing the Long Game | Inc.com

Steve Jobs had massive ambition, but Holmes's is arguably larger. While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. …

Genetic Engineering

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

4 Things Successful Small-Business Owners Do Every Morning

The saying goes that the early bird gets the worm. But success isn’t as simple as waking up before everyone else. It’s about what you do -- <i>or don’t do</i> -- in those first hours of the day. We partnered with Wells Fargo and asked several small-business owners to share the simple morning habits that …

Timbuktu's director: why I dared to show hostage-taking jihadis in a new light

It was too hot for Africa and got banned in Paris. Abderrahmane Sissako, the director of Timbuktu, explains why the film makes him cry<p>On 29 July 2012, while much of the world was glued to the London Olympics, a man and woman were abducted in Aguelhok, northern Mali. They were seized by Ansar Dine, …

Africa

Natalie Portman tells Harvard graduates: 'Make your inexperience an asset'

Actor says she was ‘woefully unprepared’ to pull off ballet moves in Black Swan but risk ‘led to one of my greatest personal and professional achievements’<p>Natalie Portman has advised graduating Harvard seniors to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking …

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Paper that folds itself … when it gets hot. This...

<b>Paper that folds itself … when it gets hot.</b> This is the creation of TEDx speaker Ata Sina, who coats paper with special thermoplastic polymers that …

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