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13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

Literature

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

28 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

You can't just go out into the office and ask your employees. If you're terrible, they have a vested interest in not telling you the truth.<p>You're going to have to do some serious introspection and reflection to find out, either way. With that in mind, here are some subtle signs that you're an …

Employment

5 Tips for Powerful Writing

If you want to write more powerfully-- whether it's the next great novel or memoir, or simply emails to friends, family and colleagues, journal entries, speeches or presentations for work, or even your holiday card letter, here are some words that might help, inspired by Girl Friday Productions-- …

Creative Writing

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos That Show What's Really Under the Sea

Slightly eerie, yet extremely cool.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced and the beautiful yet eerie photos are basically the <i>Titanic</i> and <i>Finding Nemo</i> in real life. The awards cover eight areas — wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, …

The Best Exercise and Eating Advice for Your Body Type

Ectomorph, endomorph and mesomorph might sound like alien races straight out of a sci-fi series, but knowing which of these three body types you are …

The Reigning 10 Trends Straight From the Street

From a new look at florals to bold power suits, and jackets from the trench to the bomber—the ladies outside the shows are setting the style tone.<p>From a new look at florals to bold power suits, and jackets from the trench to the bomber—the ladies outside the shows are setting the style tone.

Fossil reptile discovery 'something extraordinary'

A newly discovered 250-million-year-old fossil reptile from Brazil gives an "extraordinary" insight into life just before the dinosaurs appeared.<p>At the time, the world was recovering from a massive extinction that wiped out most living species.<p>The reptile, named Teyujagua or "fierce lizard", is the …

Reptiles

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, Eat Healthier Throughout The Week

You got this.<p>With the right foods waiting for you in the fridge, eating healthy is a breeze. But what recipes to make? Lucky for you, we have five perfect dishes that'll encourage you to make healthy choices all week.<p>As part of our month-long Eat Well, Feel Great Challenge, we found recipes for you …

Earthquake threat to California may be greater than thought, warn scientists

Latest research suggests that the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults might have ruptured together in the past, and may again trigger more powerful destruction<p>Measuring the level of threat posed by severe earthquakes that could bring havoc to southern California should be reviewed, according to …

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful

Even the small things you do make a difference. Pick out a few of these and start today to make them a habit.<p>I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and …

Neandertal DNA may raise risk for some modern human diseases

Finding Neandertal ancestors in the human family tree was shocking enough when researchers announced it in 2010. Now the implications for modern-day …

The Incredible Things Your Brain Does While You're Sleeping

When your body is at rest, your brain is hard at work.<p>Until recently, sleep was something of a mystery to us. Scientists didn't know why we slept -- and they thought that when the body was at rest, the brain was, too.<p>Now, we know better. The brain performs a number of important activities while …

The Brain

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

How to Use Your Body Language to Become More Confident

We all pretty much know that our mood is reflected in our body language. When you think of somewhat lacking confidence or lacking enthusiasm, a …

Here's Why Some Women ALWAYS Have to Pee

And why others can hold it all freakin' day long.<p>Some of you may relate to this scenario: You’re halfway into your morning coffee and suddenly have to dash out of a meeting in fear you’ll pee your pants. Or, an hour after making a pit stop on a road trip to Aunt Sally's, you find yourself needing …

The Sleep Habits Of These Successful Millennials Could Change The Way You Work

To be a young, ambitious, hard-working professional in today’s always-on workforce often means skimping on sleep in the process. With deadlines to meet and boundaries to break, sleep sometimes falls to the wayside. But that’s a sacrifice some smart, savvy millennials refuse to make -- and they’re …

Women in Tech

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The Brain

Aussie Professor Pulverizes Diamonds With a Mallet to Unlock Clues to Their Original Source

Step into the lab of Professor David Phillips of the University of Melbourne and you might find him armed with a mallet, bashing an 8-carat rough …

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Gain People's Trust With These 5 Body Language Secrets

We all strive to have people trust us, but the truth is that trust can be hard to build.<p>Whether in business or personal relations, there's one thing we all need in order to get along and be successful: trust. We all strive to have people trust us, but the truth is that trust can be hard to build. …

7 Body Language Mistakes You Should Never Make in a Meeting

Discover seven of the work body language mistakes that have the potential to derail your next meeting or distract from your message.

Scientists just discovered a key reason why 'jerks' often succeed at work

Most notably, the late Steve Jobs led Apple to become one of the most successful companies in the world, despite being known as someone who shouted and cursed at employees and made derogatory remarks about their work.<p>You might assume that these relatively unlikable people are successful because …

Psychology

The Still Point of the Turning World: T.S. Eliot Reads His Timelss Ode to the Nature of Time in a Rare Recording

“Go, go, go, said the bird: human kind cannot bear very much reality.”<p><i>“[Is] only the present comprehended?”</i> Patti Smith asked in her marvelous meditation on time and transformation. Generations earlier, at the same moment in history when Virginia Woolf was busy contemplating the elasticity of time …

13 Geologic Wonders Of The Natural World

From subtle changes in geochemistry to massive volcanoes, the geologic wonders of the world never cease to amaze . Here we span the earth to find the best natural wonders of the world, both in their importance to geology and in their awesome beauty. If you yearn for adventure, get ready to add a …