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14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to motivate people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave …

Psychology

Study Finds Students Of All Races Prefer Teachers Of Color

"Do you speak English?"<p>When Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng walked into his summer school classroom for the first time as a brand-new teacher, a student greeted him with this question. Nothing in his training had prepared him to address race and identity. But he was game, answering the student lightly, …

Education

Americans are spending a fortune on finding happiness—and becoming less happy in the process

As a Brit living in the United States, the sheer backbreaking intensity of the American approach to finding happiness can sometimes feel alien. People in America spend more time, emotional energy, and money in the quest for contentment than any nation on earth. The systematic packaging and selling …

Happiness

JavaScript Fatigue Fatigue

“The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>We are trying to build applications that run right in a dozen …

Stop Selling Math For Its Usefulness – Q.E.D. – Medium

One of the fall outs of children not understanding mathematics and the associated failure which often follows at some point in their 500 hour tour of …

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and why he still has his job at Apple

<i>Rarely does it regain its former glory.</i><p><i>Here's why.</i><p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. 16 years later it's just another software company.<p>After running Microsoft for 25 years, Bill Gates handed the reins of CEO to …

Business Strategy

20 Habits Holding Me Back From Being a Millionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to become a millionaire?<p>We all do. But, most of us, including yours truly, have bad habits that get in the way of accomplishing this feat. If you’re able to ditch these bad habits, you should realize that obtaining a …

Self-improvement

8 Horrible Habits That Are Ruining Your Productivity (and What You Can Do to Fix Them)

No better time to start than right now!<p>If there is one thing in life people underestimate, it is the impact of their daily habits.<p>Whether you want to admit it or not, the truth is that just about everything in life can be directed back to your habits. Long-term success is the result of good habits. …

7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Bed

Pressed for time? Feeling frazzled as the day comes to an end? We caught up with time management experts and authors to share their tips on what …

Can an atheist lead a Protestant church? A battle over religion in Canada.

OTTAWA — The Rev. Gretta Vosper is a dynamic, activist minister with a loyal following at her Protestant congregation in suburban Toronto. She is also an outspoken atheist.<p>“We don’t talk about God,” Vosper said in an interview, describing services at her West Hill United Church, adding that it’s …

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Generators and Channels in JavaScript

Covering the Basics<p>Introduction<p>The following should be an introduction into generators and channels. If you know about promises, generators, …