Bethany Galguera

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30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

Literature

How video games train the brain to justify killing

Let's play a game. One of the quotes below belongs to a trained soldier speaking of killing the enemy, while the other to a convicted felon …

Master These 10 Psychological Tricks You can Influence Others Easily

Have you ever wanted to mess with a person’s mind just to show how much of a ‘mind hacker’ you are?<p>Or you simply just want to find out something from …

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

Critical Thinking

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6 Reasons You're Tired All the Time (That Have Nothing to Do With Sleep)

The only thing more frustrating than feeling exhausted all the time is feeling exhausted all the time and not knowing <i>why</i>. On paper, you're doing …

15 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, you'd be surprised just how much you can actually accomplish in 60 seconds or less.<p>With the help of a Quora thread on the matter, here are some handy life skills you can pick up almost instantly:

An Alaskan village is relocating due to global warming

According to CNN, the vote was close, with 89 voting to move and 78 voting to stay in the coastal town in hopes of maintaining their native land, history and culture.<p>"Our community on this island has seen artifacts about 500 years old," Shishmaref council's secretary, Donna Barr, told CNN.<p>In an …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

How Trying a New "Diet" Can Make You Fat (According to Neuroscience)

"Diets" are probably the least effective way to lose weight and keep it off. According to neuroscience, going on a diet is the wrong approach to …

Weight Loss

How You Drive Reveals a Lot About Your Personality

People who are obnoxious on the road are usually just as obnoxious (or worse) at work.<p>If self-driving cars become commonplace there will be at least one unintended consequence: it will eliminate a good way to assess the true character of a coworker, colleague or customer.<p>Just as anonymity on the …

Text Messaging

How to Make Ginger Water to Treat Migraines, Heart Burn, Joint and Muscle Pain

Ginger is known for its culinary and healing properties and it has been used for centuries in Chinese, Indian and Middle Eastern culture.<p>Ginger in …

It's Surprisingly Cheap to Make Coffee Like a World Barista Champion

Approximating the setups of the finest coffee brewers in the world is surprisingly affordable.<p>Coffee geeks from around the globe converged on Dublin …

Coffee

Autism and gut bacteria – the surprising link between the mind and the stomach

A recent paper has found that autistic-related social patterns can be reversed when one species of gut bacteria is present in the microbiome of …

Microbiology

The Most Affordable Ways to Prevent the Signs of Aging, According to Top Dermatologists

When I saw my first forehead wrinkle, my immediate thought was "Botox!" But then I calmed down and thought about it with a clear head. Botox is expensive, and there are a lot of things I can do before I resort to letting a needle quell my anxiety about aging. In fact, there are a bunch of simple …

Pinpointing the Origins of Migraine in the Brain

Migraines are a very unpleasant variety of headaches, often associated with other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, photophobia (aversion to light) …

98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads

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7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

These things added up over long periods of time can have a tremendous impact on who you are.<p>The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." …

Productivity

My $25,000 Wager With Richard Branson: The List Versus Schedule Debate

What do you do when Sir Richard Branson calls you out publicly on his blog? You challenge him to a $25,000 wager for charity, of course!<p>Last month, I made a $25,000 bet with Sir Richard Branson that I could convince him that <i>scheduling</i> all tasks on your calendar is more effective than writing them …

Time Management

I Tried This Weird App to Sleep Better. Here’s What Happened

After a particularly anxiety-ridden three months during the summer and fall of 2014, my best friend — who also happens to be a licensed clinical social worker — suggested I download a meditation app called the Calm app for some meditation practice. I’d been waking up at 3am every night for weeks, …

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

Success

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• To start over, you must empty your existing database.<br>• To install to a different database, edit the appropriate <i>settings.php</i> file in the <i>sites</i> folder.<br>• To …

Earth could be unique among 700 quintillion planets in the Universe

But what if - statistically speaking - the odds are stacked against us finding another planet even remotely like Earth?<p>That's the thinking behind a new study by an international team of researchers, which has taken what we know about the exoplanets that lie outside our Solar System and fed the data …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Here's the Best Time to Book a Plane Ticket

Remember this number to get a deal worth bragging about.<p>If you're in midst of planning a romantic getaway (or, let's be honest, non-exciting plans to go see the in-laws when the kids are out of school), you might wanna consider putting this magic number in your iCalendar right now: 54.<p>Why 54, you …

Work From Home? Here are 7 Good Habits for Getting More Done in a Day

There's now scientific proof to back up something you've always known: You’re probably more productive when you work from home. According to the</i> …

The WELL building standard: why hammocks at work could increase productivity

There is now a standard to measure how buildings can affect the health of people occupying them. It's called the WELL Building Standard.<p>Engineers, …

Skyscrapers