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Do you make these thinking errors?

Have you ever made a decision that seemed illogical looking back? We’re all highly illogical beings even though we think the opposite!<p>Every person …

Critical Thinking

How To Stop Taking Things Personally

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else’s behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. …

Self-help

What Rejection, Imposter Syndrome, and Failure Have in Common

Amber Rae, a creative artist, author, and soul-seeker, went on a mission to find clues and hints about why her best work was often hidden underneath a pile of fear and worry, and what tools she could use to move past it.<p>For me, becoming my own boss (first as a freelancer and later as a founder) was …

Self-help

That interstellar visitor from another solar system wasn't an asteroid after all

Scientists spotted a strange object flying through the solar system last year. It looked skinny, like a cigar, and may have been a quarter-mile in …

Astronomy

10 Dalai Lama Quotes to Make You Happier, Stronger and More Successful

Some words of wisdom from one of today's most influential spiritual figures.<p>From happiness to personal growth and empowerment, Tenzin Gyatso, better recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama, has much to teach the rest of us. Beyond his presence in Asia, throughout his life the Dalai Lama has spread his …

Hinduism

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

There’s at Least a 39 Percent Chance We’re Alone in the Observable Universe

A new report from researchers at the Future of Humanity Institute reworked the Drake equation to include scientific uncertainty and found there’s a pretty good chance we’re the only intelligent life in the universe.<p>Are we alone in the universe? It’s a question that has rankled philosophers and …

Universe

7 Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner in Life

You can make millions and still be poor.<p><i>What is something you wish you had known sooner? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best</b> …

Success

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

Cost plunges for capturing carbon dioxide from the air

Pulling carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and using it to make synthetic fuel seems like the ultimate solution to climate change: Instead of adding …

Carbon Dioxide

How Long Do Tardigrades Live?

Tardigrades are probably the most paradoxical animals on the planet. On the one hand, these microscopic organisms are impossibly cute, seeming like …

Biology

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

The 3-Second Trick From Craig Ferguson That Will Help You Manage Your Emotions

This quick mental dialogue could save you some major regrets.<p>Our emotions influence practically every decision we make. That's why it's so important to understand emotions and how they work--and learn how to keep them under control.<p>In my new book, <i>EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Important Feng Shui Plants To Invite Happiness & Wealth

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese philosophical system, commonly practiced by modern people as well in their homes, premises, bedrooms and even in …

Cancer-killing viruses show promise — and draw billion-dollar investment

NEWS<p>Encouraging trial results spur interest from researchers and drug giants.<p>Search for this author in:<p>Pub Med<br>• Nature.com<br>• Google Scholar<p>PDF …

Cancer

Effective Discipline Techniques for 10-Year-Old Children

By the time your child turns 10, she may be outgrowing some of the discipline strategies that worked well when she was younger. Time-out may be less …

Parenting

How do you change your mindset to be more positive?

<b>Excellent question!</b><p>There are so many reasons for not having a positive mindset. We fail at something, we don’t achieve what we set out to do, we …

Stephen Hawking's final theory sheds light on the multiverse

Reality may be made up of multiple universes, but each one may not be so different to our own, according to Stephen Hawking’s final theory of the cosmos.<p>The work, completed only weeks before the physicist’s death in March, paints a simpler picture of the past 13.8 billion years than many previous …

Physics

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about your mind

We can imagine that we must have the ultimate ‘inside knowledge’ of our minds. How wrong we are.<p>The progress of science has been a succession of …

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

Medicine

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I’m Worried Guys Only Want Me For Sex

Hello my motile macaques of love, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that’s mankind’s last, best hope for pizza. This week, …

People! Stop Putting Essential Oils in Food Near My Kid!

No, I’m not trying to break your #bossbabe business. I just don’t want you to poison yourself or anyone else.<p>Hello! Please stop cooking with essential oils.<p>Yes, normally writers bury the lede in a flurry of clickbait, but this is too important, so let's get to it: Essential oils are pricey, can be …

21 Creatures From The Deep Sea That Will Absolutely Give You Nightmares

*Shudders.*

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

DARPA Is Researching Time Crystals, And Their Reasons Are 'Classified'

Mystery! Here's what you need to know.<p>The US military likes to stay at the forefront of the cutting edge of science - most recently investigating …