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11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

The Top 10 movies for entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurship

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

4 Dumbbell Moves to Master

Move beyond the simple curl and grow muscle fast with this easy full-body weight routine.

Cash is Not King for Millennials

Sixty-three percent of millennials don’t have a single credit card. And they would rather take a job that pays less if it means living a healthier …

Congratulations millennials, we’re totally fucked

Congratulations, millennials. You may be young, pink-haired and wrinkle-free, but you’re also totally, inexorably fucked. Unless you’re a red-chino wearing management consultant who works in the City – but there’s only so many of us that can take that job, or so many of us that want it. We might be …

Scientists find 'Achilles' heel' of cancer offering hope for most deadly cases

Even tumours which have spread throughout the body could be treated<p>The ‘Achilles’ heel’ of cancer has been discovered by scientists which could lead to treatments for hopeless cases where disease has spread throughout the body.<p>In a finding hailed as ‘groundbreaking,’ researchers found that all …

The Diet Myth: The real reason we’re fat

Now the man behind it is determined to bust quite a few myths about what is really making us all so fat — and the results will surprise you.<p>While …

Nutrition

Why We Need to Stop Casually Throwing Around Words Like 'Bipolar' or 'OCD'

It's easy to say you're "having a panic attack" when you're just a bit stressed, but we should watch to make sure that the meaning of words that refer to serious mental health conditions isn't diluted.<p>If you say <i>kangaroo</i> enough times, it stops being a furry animal with a pouch and becomes a sound. …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

There is something extraordinary happening in the world

Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago I freed myself from standard-procedure society, I broke …

​The 8 Worst Mistakes Made by the Allies During World War II

Hindsight is 20/20, especially when it comes to second guessing the harrowing decisions that have to be made during wartime. But sometimes we have to …

History

5 Really Big Advantages Millennials Have Over Everyone Else | Inc.com

While every generation has its pluses and minuses, Millennials have an edge over most everyone else in the workplace. This edge sets them up for success on the job--and in life in general. Here are five specific advantages Millennials have over their co-workers.<p><b>1. Technological …

Why Millennials Don't Want To Work For You

Millennials will represent 40% of the total workforce by 2020. Like it or not, they are critical to the success and sustainability of your business. If they don’t want to work for you, your organization will die.<p>If you want to attract and retain the best talent, you need to face reality and start …

Employee Engagement

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success.<p>But a large and growing body of research on positive organizational psychology demonstrates that not only is a cut-throat environment harmful to productivity over time, but that …

Articles about space saving wood paneled apartment manhattan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight...<p>Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>You may think that paneled walls means dark and dated, but these spaces show that they can be …

7 Reasons Adult Coloring Books Are Great for Your Mental, Emotional and Intellectual Health

There are many times when I suggest adult coloring books to patients, and they look at me like perhaps we should be switching seats. However, time and again, they come back to me and tell me how beneficial they find them to be. Many psychologists and therapists "prescribe" these to patients for …

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

The best part about your 20s is that you can recover quickly from the inevitable mistakes you'll make as you figure out how to make it in the real …

Self-improvement

A Comic Perfectly Explaining Why Anxiety & Depression Are So Difficult To Fight

I'm in!<p>We recently came across a comic that’s making its way around the internet right now, and since it deals with a topic that we’re pretty …

12 Useful Tips to Learn a New Language

Languages. It is just a word, but it describes so many different things that help people around the world communicate with their peers, parents, …

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

Productivity

Why one lawyer gave up a 6-figure salary to serve tacos from a truck

Eric Silverstein, the founder and chef behind The Peached Tortilla. The Peached Tortilla<p>"Sometimes, when food trucks go brick-and-mortar, they'll drive the food truck into the restaurant," says Eric Silverstein, referring to those who try to replicate the same menu and persona.<p>But it's a different …

Nine Brain-Aging “Sins” That Kill Your Competitive Edge

It’s Monday morning, and Michael, a senior executive at a global telecommunications company, faces the week utterly exhausted. Only 38, he’s been a …

Wellness

From Millennial to millionaire -- in 5 steps

Millennials have a super-charged advantage in growing wealth: time.<p>It's the most important factor in what I call the prosperity formula. Savings multiplied by time equals wealth.<p>Millennials have it in spades. Here's how to use it.<p><b>1. Save early.</b> Invest $5,000 a year starting at age 25. Boom! By 65, …

12 Strategies to Help You Feel Happier

Try a combination of the following blues-busting strategies, and your life view can brighten up in no time<p>Mike Genevie was the kind of guy who always came ready with a joke.<p>But when his relationship with his girlfriend went sour, his sunny outlook on life turned overcast.<p>“She stopped returning my …

Wellness

40 Age-Erasing Superfoods

Look, feel, and stay young<p>The latest science on the muscle-building, brain-enhancing, wrinkle-erasing, heart-strengthening, bone-protecting, immunity-boosting, and inflammation-fighting foods you should be eating every day.<p><b>1. Almonds</b>These energy-rich snacks lower bad cholesterol, thanks to plant …

Nutrition

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The Best Foods to Fuel Your Workout and Give You Energy

Chow down on these 8 power foods before and after your workouts, and you'll see results in no time.<p>1<p>Spinach<p><b>Good for:</b> Muscle recovery<br>It's true: …