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8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Investing

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

4 Small Habits That Can Instantly Make You More Energetic and Productive

Mental energy is a valuable currency that can be maximized with these four simple habits.<p>Everything we do on a daily basis affects our mental energy in some form or fashion. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, what route to take to work, and what order to return your calls in are just a few of the …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Qué son los superalimentos, y cómo incluirlos en tu dieta

Nuestro ajetreado ritmo de vida nos genera mucho estrés y ansiedad, y nos impide sacar tiempo para hacer ejercicio regular, o relajarnos.<p>Intentamos …

If you think you have time management issues, you're probably wrong — here's the real problem

If you're wondering about how you can become better at time management, it's quite likely that you're asking the wrong questions. Much like I've mentioned in 50+ Better Questions to Ask than How to Be More Productive, asking better questions about what we're doing makes the doing a lot easier.<p>Time …

Time Management

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

11 Things You Can Do Today to Be More Respected, Productive, and Impressive at Work

A few quick and dirty strategies to be more successful at work<p>The path to professional success is long, and often winding. It’s a combination of …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

What is bitcoin? Here are answers to your 12 biggest questions on cryptocurrency and blockchain.

One of the luckiest moves you could have made this year would have been to buy bitcoin in the middle of January, when one unit of the …

Cómo ganar dinero en Internet sin dejar de trabajar

La eclosión y democratización de la red ha permitido que surjan <b>modelos de negocio innovadores</b>, vías de financiación para proyectos como el …

Un avión aterriza de emergencia después de que una pasajera descubriera la infidelidad de su marido en pleno vuelo

Un avión de Qatar Airways tuvo que realizar un aterrizaje de emergencia en la India la semana pasada después de que una señora iraní causara el caos …

“El colapso de la especie humana ya ha empezado”

El arqueólogo <b>Eudald Carbonell</b> argumentó en los años 90 que la <b>tecnología</b> es lo que define a la <b>humanidad</b>, pero que la humanidad aún no ha aprendido a …

Catalonia, Spain’s Biggest Problem

In the post-Civil War era, Spain’s problem with regional nationalism seemed dominated by Basque separatists. Yet, as recent events show, Barcelona is …

Discover Your Passion -- Or 'Ikigai' -- With 4 Simple Tips

Earlier this year, a friend from Denmark shared with me how she felt contented and happy in all areas of her life except for her career. She wasn’t sure what she wanted to do and struggled to discover her passion.<p>The question, “how do I know what my passion is?” is one I have asked myself many …

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

Gasten en colegios y hospitales, dice el BCE a los gobiernos de la zona euro

FRÁNCFORT (Reuters) - Los gobiernos de la zona euro deberían aumentar el gasto en sanidad, educación e infraestructuras si quieren dejar atrás su problema de deuda, dijo el martes el Banco Central Europeo.<p>Los gobiernos de la zona euro deberían aumentar el gasto en sanidad, educación e …

Why most people will never be successful

"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

6 Qualities of Extremely Likable People, According to Science

Are you interested in others? This would be a good start.<p>There are so many factors to consider when it comes to being a person that will attract others to you. Perhaps showcasing your emotional intelligence and keeping your cool under pressure is a feature of your likability.<p>If you're looking to …

6 Ways to Develop Greater Willpower and Discipline

Self-control and willpower are key ingredients for success. So how can you develop greater self-control and willpower? Science has the answers.<p>Self-control. Willpower. Determination. Perseverance. Doing what you need to do, day after day, with total focus and resolve...that's how you succeed. And …

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

7 Productivity Tricks So Good Working Moms Will Feel Like There Are More Hours in the Day

Leverage has become a buzz word. I was working with my Kindle team on goals which included “create leverage.” Someone asked, "What does that really …

This Is How Entrepreneurs Can Dominate The Clock (But Most Don't)

One of the main reasons startups fail to grow is due to poor time management by the founders.<p>In today's market, entrepreneurs and business owners get flooded with a massive workload. Truth be told, I personally work in excess of sixty hours a week. So, unless you implement a tactical approach, …

11 life questions to answer before you turn 30

We're not talking, "What's the meaning of life?" so much as, "What do I want to achieve in <i>my</i> lifetime?"<p>Some of these questions — none of which have easy answers or right answers — are key to consider during young adulthood.<p>Below, we've highlighted 11 questions you'll want to start thinking about …

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