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9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

Almond butter vs. peanut butter: A food-off between everyone's favorite spread

There was always an open jar of reduced-fat Jif in our pantry when I was growing up. “It’s healthier,” Mom said as she slathered two pieces of frozen …

Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, and all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark on the human genome.<p>The entrance to the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins at the American Museum of Natural …

Melanesia

How African boys are trafficked to Europe for football trials

Field of dreams? Footie may be only a pretext for young boys to leave Africa.<p>Every year, thousands of young Africans pay men masquerading as football …

United Kingdom

The 50 (New) Healthiest Foods of All Time—With Recipes

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The Biggest Secret: Do Reptilian-Human Hybrids Run Our World?

By: Jeff Roberts, Collective Evolution, Guest Contributor<p><i>“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience,</i> …

Add a New Skill in 20 Hours of Practice

A brief overview of Josh Kaufman's model of Rapid Skill Acquisition. He claims you can achieve competence in just 20 hours of deliberate practice. His claim is striking when compared to the 10,000 hours that Malcolm Gladwell says is needed to become an expert at anything. Check out my blog for …

How to Work Your Glutes and Hamstrings with No Equipment

Give it a shot. Lie on your back with your knees bent. Raise your toes so only your heels make contact with the floor. Lift your hips until they’re straight, squeeze your glutes, and crunch your abs. Now slowly “walk” one foot at a time away from your body in small 1 to 2 inch increments until your …

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

At that point, I was doing my PhD in molecular biology. So I just switched and started doing this research as a post-doc.<p><b>Q: How did you do the</b> …

Final Fantasy XV demo hints at PC version in the works

A teaser demo of Final Fantasy XV has been shown off, hinting that a PC version is in the works.<p>The 15th instalment of the iconic video game series …

Eden Hazard was fouled 9 times against PSG says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea's Eden Hazard was fouled nine times in Tuesday's first leg against PSG, claimed manager Jose Mourinho, who again called for greater …