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As study claims benefits to porn, atheist author raises questions on methodology

Washington D.C., Jul 14, 2018 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A study has claimed porn as necessary to men’s health, but author of Your Brain on Porn …

Psychology

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

Emotional Intelligence

The hypocrisy at the heart of Trump's rancher pardon

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Trump's decision to pardon cattle ranchers Dwight Hammond Jr. and his son Steven Hammond for committing arson on federal lands in Oregon sends a troubling signal about double standards of justice based on race in America. The Hammonds' legal troubles dovetailed into the rise of …

Black History

How To Actually Convince Yourself To Start Meditating

Of course you <i>want</i> to meditate, butyou're too busy. You always get distracted. You don't think you're doing it right. And so on. There are about a …

Meditation

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

Deadpool 2: Uncut will screen at Comic-Con

One of the biggest questions that hadn’t been answered yet as it pertains to Comic-Con 2018 was what would replace the Marvel Studios panel on …

Comics

'Ant-Man And The Wasp' Sparked A New 'Avengers 4' Theory

<b>Spoilers ahead for</b> <b>Ant-Man And The Wasp</b><p>After the immensely destructive actions of Thanos, <i>Ant-Man And The Wasp</i> provided a fun, if underwhelming adventure that temporarily took our minds off the death of our beloved characters.<p>But Marvel fans have been speculating for months on the potential …

Captain Marvel

10 words you should never use to describe yourself in an interview

Describing yourself as intelligent in a job interview basically tells employers that you think you’re smarter and better than anyone else. This is …

Employment

No one really knows what ICE is supposed to be. Politicians love that

America’s generations-old battle over who gets to live in this nation of immigrants is raging anew, and the agency known as ICE has become a lightning rod.<p>Formally US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency has been described as America’s Gestapo by critics, its own agents are calling to …

Immigration

Smartphone photography tips: 16 handy tricks you should know

Smartphone cameras have improved dramatically in the last few years, owing to better sensors and smarter image processing. Heck, the multi-camera revolution has also yielded better zoom and depth-of-field effects hitherto unknown to smartphone photography.<p>Nevertheless, having a great camera is only …

Mobile Photography

YouTube tested, Trump approved: How Candace Owens suddenly became the loudest voice on the far right

In less than a year, Candace Owens has gone from a rising political YouTube personality to one of the leading faces — and voices — of the conservative effort to win back the votes of young and minority Americans.<p>Owens, 28, spends her days zigzagging across the country, speaking at GOP fundraisers …

Owens

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Highly empathic people have a unique view of music

People with higher empathy levels view music as more than just an art form, with brain scans showing one significant difference, reports a new …

Psychology

The only 8 words you need to motivate you to take action

“Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful (people)with talent. …

Motivation

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

What is the Golden Ratio in Photography and How to Use It

Imagine you’re standing at the edge of a rock. There’s an incredible scene under your feet. Even the light is perfect. Yet, you look through the …

5 Best Lenses for Landscape Photography

Ah, the beauty of majestic mountains, rivers, lakes, and other natural wonders. Like any other photography niche, the success of landscape …

5 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Increase Your Profitability

If you want to increase your profits and earnings without working longer hours, this is the list for you. Learn 5 simple ways to increase the money your company earns.<p>I recently wrote about a simple strategy that <b>Amazon.com</b> used to generate over $1 billion of extra revenue without increasing its …

Profit

9 Books That Will Make You a Better Negotiator

You really need to know both concepts: how to build a strategy and correctly deploy tactics.<p><i>Which books or resources can be helpful to people who want to become better leaders and negotiators? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others</i> …

Startups

Amazon return policy abusers sentenced to nearly six years in prison

Three individuals have just received lengthy prison sentences for their involvement in a scam that defrauded Amazon out of $1.2 million. Erin and Leah Finan, a couple living in Indiana, pleaded guilty last year to running the scheme. For two years, the Finans ordered over 2,700 electronic items …

Lifting weights has been found to crush depressive symptoms while it boosts your biceps

The number of reasons to practice resistance training is growing as quickly as dumbbells can tone your biceps. In addition to basically cutting your …

Mental Health

These 6 Little Things Can Cause Low Self-Esteem, But Here's How To Make Sure They Don't

Self-esteem can sometimes be hard to come by. Sure, in a perfect world, that wouldn't be the case, and you'd wake up every day feeling like a million …

5 Tips to Think and Act Like A Start-up in your Corporate Gig

Two years ago I packed my bags in Germany and left for Silicon Valley in pursuit of a new intrapreneurship opportunity after 20 years of living and …

The future is African — and the United States is not prepared

<i>Salih Booker is the executive director of the Center for International Policy. Ari Rickman is a research fellow at the Center.</i><p>Beginning in 2035, the number of young people reaching working age in Africa will exceed that of the rest of the world combined, and will continue every year for the rest of …

Human Rights

10 Ways for You to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

It's great to have a get-rich-quick idea, but building a business takes much more. Here are priorities from those who have made it<p>Almost every entrepreneur I know wants to become a millionaire--like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, and many others.<p>They don't realize that achieving …

Self-improvement

12 Research-Backed Practices for Enjoying Life Regardless of How Much You're Stressed at Work

Trust the science. You can stay unruffled despite all the hassles.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Research shows most of us are feeling more overwhelmed and stressed out than ever before. Stress affects us not only psychologically but also physically. Feeling …

Wellness

15 Questions That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Want to sharpen your EQ? It all begins with self-awareness.<p>The decisions you make today will be heavily influenced by your emotions. Sure, hard data and rational thinking may help you reason and draw conclusions, but it's how you <i>feel</i> about those conclusions that will determine whether or not you …

Emotional Intelligence

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Self-improvement

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness