Chelene Farmer

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5 choices you will regret forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your …

Self-improvement

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think

Burnout doesn't come from nowhere. This is what you should be looking for.<p>Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about …

Time Management

The Surprising Benefits of Being (Slightly) Crazy

Despite being the greatest and most influential mind in human history, Isaac Newton, by all accounts, was a bit of a headcase,1 as well as a total …

Mental Health

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This Quote by Thich Nhat Hanh Will Help You Let Go of Hate and Become More Compassionate

If you’re anything like me, you’re bothered by all of the uncertainty and tension in politics. Since the election of Donald Trump, there seem only to …

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

Ohio City Releases Shocking Photos to Show Effects of 'Poison Known as Heroin'

A couple in Ohio became the unwitting faces of the heroin problem plaguing the state when a city posted a picture of the pair passed out in the front seats of a SUV — while a 4-year-old child sat in a back seat.<p>James Lee Acord and Rhonda Pasek were arrested Wednesday by an East Liverpool police …

This Photo Was Taken By A Camera That's Fully Powered By Light

Its lens acts like a solar panel<p>That dreaded “low battery” warning on your digital camera may soon become a thing of the past. Several groups are trying to engineer cameras that are solar-powered, no plugs necessary. Researchers at Columbia University have developed a novel design in which each of …

Why Apple Bought 36,000 Acres Of Forest

The simple answer: Apple uses a lot of paper, and it feels bad.<p>As Apple invests in tech startups and new data centers, now it’s also spending money on trees. The tech giant just helped buy 36,000 acres of forest in Maine and North Carolina through a partnership with the nonprofit The Conservation …

Holocaust documentary whose horrors remained unseen reaches cinemas – after 70 years

In 1945, Alfred Hitchcock advised on a film that would catalogue the atrocities uncovered in concentration camps by Allied troops. Now the Imperial War Museum has completed the film with previously unseen footage<p>Skeletal figures, too weak to move, wait limply for help. At gunpoint, blank-faced SS …

World History

Ask Us Anything: Why Don’t Electric Eels Electrocute Themselves? [VIDEO]

Short answer: It's complicated<p>The electric eel is a variety of freshwater fish with specialized organs that discharge electricity. Many species use these jolts to sense their surroundings or communicate (as in courtship). A few species, including electric eels, electric rays, and electric catfish, …

John Travolta: Scientology is a target because it 'really works well'

The actor defends his beliefs on US TV, claiming most people attack Scientology because ‘it’s not understood’<p>John Travolta has again come out in defence of Scientology after the release of Alex Gibney’s controversial documentary Going Clear.<p>While doing press for new thriller The Forger on Good …

Roald Dahl Wrote This Painful Plea For Vaccinations After His Own Daughter Died Of Measles

Author Roald Dahl penned a heartbreaking letter in 1988, urging parents to vaccinate their kids, in which he shared the story of his heartbreak over his own daughter's death from measles.<p>According to the author's website, Olivia "Twenty" Dahl, the oldest daughter of Roald and his wife, Patricia, …

Making money as the Fed raises rates won't be easy

The days of smooth sailing are likely over for investors as the economy heads into uncharted waters.<p>The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rate later this year, perhaps as early as June. The Fed tried to jumpstart the economy during the Great Recession by cutting rates down near …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Sarah Gray<p>May 5, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in …