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Why Powerful People Only Make Important Decisions in the Morning (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

Picture the last time you had an important decision to make. When did you make it? At night? In the morning? Midday?<p>Is there a best time to make important decisions?<p>What if you are a night owl? A morning person? Does it vary from person to person?<p>Researchers in Argentina sought to find the answer …

9 Habits for Eliminating Negativity From Your Life | Inc.com

<i>How can I avoid negativity? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela-Canovic, Productivity Hacker, Writer, and Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on Quora:</b><p>By adopting a positive mindset …

Happiness

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Mission unaccomplished, 15 years later: The misuse of American military power, the Middle East in chaos

<b>(AP Photo/Krzysztof Zatycki)</b><p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is<p>Danny Sjursen<p>February 25, 2017 10:58am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is. Having taken my own crack at …

Norway Is the 'World's Best Democracy' — We Asked Its People Why

<i>The United States was downgraded to a "flawed democracy" in a recent index that examined 167 countries. NBC News traveled to the world's top-ranked democracy, Norway, to ask them how it's done.</i><p>OSLO, Norway — A look of puzzled amusement creeps across Aurora Aven's face when asked if she plans to …

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show that people …

Ancient honors: Inscriptions uncovered at synagogue in Israel

The top of a limestone column discovered in the Western Galilee may pinpoint the location of the ancient village of Peqi’in, where the Galilean sages hid in a cave from the Romans 1,800 years ago, Israeli antiquities experts say.<p>The stone, found upside-down during a renovation and conservation …

Quantum Entanglement is Just as Einstein Predicted

We owe a lot to Einstein, and this week physicists have confirmed another of his theories by unraveling and proving that quantum entanglement does in …

Quantum Physics

New Evidence for the Strange Idea that the Universe Is a Hologram - Facts So Romantic

One of the great mysteries of modern cosmology is how our universe can be so thermally uniform—the vast cosmos is filled with the lingering heat of …

Top lawyers warn of human rights crisis after Brexit

Leading lawyers and legal experts are warning that Brexit could trigger a human rights crisis in the UK that threatens to have a ‘domino effect’ across Europe.<p>In a letter to the <i>Observer</i>, they claim that the UK’s departure from the EU may see the removal of fundamental rights from UK law, leaving …

Human Rights

DNA Offers Clues to Mysterious Crypt in Ancient Pueblo

It's a question that eluded answers for more than a century: Who were the 14 people buried in the tiny tomb known as Room 33?<p>Using DNA from skeletons excavated in New Mexico more than a century ago, researchers have shown that more than a dozen people buried in a small, hidden chamber were likely …

Anthropology

20 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2016

I feel like I might say this every year: but 2016 was <i>such</i> a great year in reading — especially for women, both women readers and the women writers …

Books