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How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

New York City

Top 5 iPad Apps for Artists, Painters, and Designers

Apple’s iPad Pro lineup, true to its name, is certainly a professional-level device for creatives of all types — including artists, painters and …

Here’s Your Brain’s New User Manual For Uncertain Times

When we don’t know what’s going to happen, we tell ourselves stories about what might happen. And they often make us feel worse, not better.<p>Even if you’ve kept only one eye on the headlines lately and the other tightly clenched, you’re probably aware that these are, shall we say, some pretty …

Self-help

Scorching First Half Sparks Lakers' Victory

For three quarters, the Lakers played some of their best basketball of recent years. But the final one was simply survival mode, as Milwaukee chipped …

Psychologists Think They've Found the Evolutionary Purpose of Depression

Whichever way you look at it, depression is pervasive. In 2015, 6.7 percent of American adults had a major depressive episode. It’s also incredible …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 5 Practices That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Live More in the Present Moment

Do you find yourself constantly multi-tasking? Do you ever blame your current situation, mood, or frustration on what might happen or could happen? …

Tennessee lawmakers introduce ‘Milo bill’ to protect freedom of speech on all state campuses

Two Tennessee lawmakers introduced a bill in the Tennessee legislature this week that seeks to protect freedom of speech at Tennessee universities while preventing campuses from stifling students’ First Amendment rights.<p>According to the Washington Times, Republican State Rep. Martin Daniel and Sen. …

Rights & Freedoms

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Social Media Marketing

In order to make the most of your social media marketing, develop a content strategy first with these resources:<p>Build Your Personal Brand Using …

On The Fast Track: 25 Ways to Learn a New Skill Quickly

Whether you plan to become fluent in a new language or finally tackle that home improvement project, picking up a new skill can seem …

16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person | Inc.com

If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, but in the long run, time you spend growing good habits will pay …

Self-improvement

Leveraging Organizational Identity to Foster Growth

A quote often attributed to Oscar Wilde urges people to be themselves because everyone else is taken. In a way, that bit of wisdom certainly applies …

Management

Cure For Cancer Found? Brain Tumors Disappear In Patient Receiving CAR-T Cell Therapy

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new …

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes To Enlighten You

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regirious meditation practice and insight into daily …

Animal photos of the year 2016

Downing Street

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 103<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …

Alarming Report: Kids Who Spend Just 1 Hour a Day on Social Media Are Less Happy

Kids using social media is fairly inevitable but even just one hour online can make kids less content with their lives.<p>Just last night I was chatting with my babysitter about how much more complicated life is today for teenagers, with the prevalence of social media. When I was in high school and …

Social Media

The Stand-Out Art Essays From 2016

Art World<p>On color photography, the #lovehustle of art, and how to wear your backpack.<p>,<p><b>1. “Color Goes Electric,” by Claire Lehmann, Triple Canopy, May</b> …

Remembering Magic Vs. Bird, The Most Important Rivalry In NBA History

Thirty-seven years ago this week, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird played each other in the NBA for the first time. Their storied rivalry was arguably the most important in NBA history, and it wasn’t lopsided like other head to head matchups of stars over the years. It actually started in the 1979 NCAA …

Top 10 Motivational Apps That Will Help You Nail Your Resolutions | Inc.com

With the annual renewal of the year-long calendar comes a natural renewal of our resolve to be better people: eat better, workout more, call our loved ones regularly, and meet our professional goals. Though we may have started the last year with best of intentions, we're only human, and everyone …

Motivation

11 A-list artists that refused to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration

It's time the millionaire elites step aside and make some room for new talent to take their place.The post 11 A-list artists that refused to perform …

Donald Trump

Inside an ISIS Bunker

Booby-trapped houses above. A city strewn with bombs ahead. And below, a network of tunnels fit for a terror army.<p>BAA’SHIQA, Iraq—The ISIS fighter’s …

6 Daily Habits of Gratitude That Will Attract More Abundance and Joy into Your Life

<i>"Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough." - Oprah</i> …

The Tragic, Forgotten History of Black Military Veterans

In the week after the election, the Equal Justice Initiative, of Montgomery, Alabama, released a new report—a fifty-three-page addendum to last year’s “Lynching in America,” an unprecedentedly thorough survey of American racial violence and terror between 1877 and 1950. Drawing on small-town …

Black History

Download 502 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

You <i>could</i> pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's catalog <i>The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean</i> …

Ex-Premiers Square Off for Chance to Face French Far-Right Leader Le Pen

Former prime ministers Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe were going head to head Sunday in a runoff vote for France's center-right presidential nomination, with the winner likely to face a showdown against the resurgent far right in next year's election.<p>Opinion polls show Fillon, a social …

North Africa

Fidel Castro, Cuba’s revolutionary leader, dies aged 90

The comandante overthrew Batista, established a communist state and survived countless American assassination attempts<p>Cuba has declared nine days of national mourning to mark the death of Fidel Castro, whose demise at the age of 90 has prompted emotional scenes in Havana and Miami, tributes and …

Cuba

Lakers center Tarik Black is offensive rebounding with the best of them

Tarik Blacklikens offensive rebounding to gambling, and theLakerscoaching staff is allowing him to play his hand.<p>Black, in his third<p>NBAseason, is the anchor of a Lakers’ second unit that has been shaken by injuries the last two games. He stands 6 feet 9, which is small for a center who makes a …

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function | Inc.com

Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised cognitive and memory benefits from playing its games, was fined $2 million …

The Brain