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History made as Britain elects more than 200 female MPs to Parliament, breaking several records

More than 200 women were elected to Parliament on Thursday, meaning there will be a historic high number of female MPs in the House of Commons.<p>The number of female MPs elected eclipsed the previous high of 191 women from the 2015 election early on Thursday morning.<p>It also surpassed the 196 female …

Tory hopes of breakthrough in Wales dashed as Labour gain Gower, Vale of Clwyd and Cardiff North

The Labour Party in Wales is celebrating after a "fantastic" night saw them take three Welsh seats from the Conservatives as Theresa May's party failed to achieve its hoped for breakthrough.<p>Jeremy Corbyn's party won Gower, Vale of Clwyd and Cardiff North and secured their highest share of the vote …

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful

The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.<p>Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to …

9 tricks for remembering everything you read

Tons of people weighed in with answers based on their personal experiences and research.<p>We rounded up some of the best insights from that Quora thread and scoured the web for expert advice on retaining more of what you consume — whether that's science textbooks, novels, or news articles.<p>Below are …

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> …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

The VICE Guide to Tinder for Men, by a Woman

Let us help you.<p>It's pretty common to hear dudes complain about how hard it is to use Tinder when you have a dick. As a woman, I'm not surprised at that since I swipe left on 95 percent of the profiles I encounter in the never-ending human carousel. But if you're wondering why your matches are …

How To Focus During Sex

Here's a question that's been on my mind lately: Since sex can be so great and fun, why is it so hard to get or stay focused during it? Basically, we spend most of our lives with our minds elsewhere, switching between tasks and doing six things at once; we are constantly practicing <i>not</i> being in the …

Mindfulness

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious …

Seven great habits of the most successful people

Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire.<p>Successful people are where they are today because of their habits. Habits determine 95% of a person's behavior.<p>Everything that you are …

Self-improvement

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

You can't make blanket statements, like "All people who cut up their food into tiny pieces are neurotic."<p>You also can't make definitive statements about individual people, like "You talked about yourself this entire conversation, so you're obviously a narcissist."<p>What you can do is look into the …

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

7 Career Mistakes That Are Holding You Back From Success

<i>What are the common mistakes people make that ruin their lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, speaker, and writer, on Quora:</b><p>After years of looking at the …

Quora

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

27 Must-Read Books for Getting Ahead in Business and Life

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader, or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

12 actions you need to do right now to be a better writer

You <b>can</b> be a better writer. So many posts offer you advice. Most of it you just look it, kind of file it away, and never return to it. That’s why I’m …

I've been helping the ultra-rich protect their wealth for years, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

I spent years as a wealth advisor. Now, I run a firm that helps the ultra-rich protect their wealth. Here are my best pieces of money advice:<p>1. Be mindful of the tax consequences on any investments you make.<p>We cannot escape taxes, as they impact not only our earnings but also our investments. The …

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life

Changing your life is easier than you think, and these 25 suggestions prove it.<p>When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually …

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

10 Realistic Work-Life Balance Tips to Steal From Billionaires

Did you know that 9 out of 10 startups fail? While that can be attributed to a number of reasons, having an equally failing life <i>outside</i> of work (marriage, work/life balance, and self-care) will put a huge strain on your work life.<p>On the flip side, professionals committed to a productive life …

Work-life Balance

3 Must Dos For Amazing Sex

I'm not talking about making sex a to-do list item. I'm recommending that you create an erotic space and time for your partner and you to connect.<p><b>Romance</b> - an emotional state that happens when two people nurture and encourage acts and thoughts that cherish each other.<p><b>Passion</b> - an emotional state …

Will Power

7 Ways the Most Successful People Think Differently From Everyone Else

A successful person is not someone in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of smart attitudes.<p>It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and …

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Mathematician opts for stability with diversified ETF portfolio

<b>Raman Pall</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Mathematician<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Several exchange-traded funds – all Vanguard products – including (in order of portfolio weighting): U.S. Total Market Index ETF (VUN), FTSE Developed All Cap ex North America Index ETF (VIU), Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF (VAB), FTSE Canada All Cap …

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

What do these words mean to you?<p>If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words …

Success

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

11 Phrases Intelligent People Say Every Day (and So Should You)

Sometimes what you say to yourself matters most of all.<p>Every success is based on action, but every action starts with a thought. That's why every worthwhile accomplishment starts with a change in perspective, or a new connection, or a renewed sense of purpose and motivation.<p>And sometimes success …