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10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

Entertainment

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

6 Things Managers Should Never Ask Their Employees to Do

Top-down management can have costly repercussions.<p>While your team may have no issue with following your leadership blindly, being transparent and treating employees as equals are qualities all managers should possess.<p>Six entrepreneurs share which tasks you as a manager should never ask your …

The neuroscience of “cool”

In the early 2000s, a major shift happened in the way people dress. Flared and baggy jeans began to give way to a skinny, low-slung version, and by the end of the decade, it seemed everyone—including men<i>—</i>were squeezing into jeans so tight that doctors began issuing health warnings. Now skinny is …

Skinny Jeans

6 Qualities Mindful People Enjoy That Mindless People Don't

Being more mindful about your work can make you more innovative, productive, and even attractive.<p>Mindfulness, as hot a topic as it is, is also an oft-misunderstood concept. Many confuse being mindful with being meditative, but you don't have to become a dedicated yogi to enjoy the professional and …

Mindfulness

From the Internet's founders, a warning

David Clark’s office on the MIT campus is at the top of a tower that looks like a twisted aluminum column. The name plate next to his office door reads “Albus Dumbledore.” And, like the leader of Harry Potter’s wizarding world, Clark knows the Internet’s secrets from the beginning.<p>“We clearly …

6 reasons America is doomed to permanent war

<b>(Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>The hawks are squawking again for troops on the ground, this time in Syria. When will we learn form our mistakes?<p>Ira Chernus<p>December 9, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Oh, no! Not another American war against evil!<p>This time, it’s the Islamic …

13 things mentally strong people don’t do

Mental strength isn’t often reflected in what you do.<p>It’s usually seen in what you <i></i><i>don’t</i> <b></b>do.<p>In her book, “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do,” …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

13 Surprisingly Common Mistakes That Make Your Writing Look Bad

Spellcheck won't find these goofs, so you have to.<p>When you write a pitch, report, blog post, or company statement, how certain are you that you're using words correctly? Sure, you use a spell-checker, but that catches only spelling mistakes and the simplest of grammar goofs.<p>You need to do better …

How to Deal With People Who Undermine Everything You Do

Years ago, a friend introduced me to someone who asked what I did for a living. “I work on an online video series,” I said. It was hard work, it …

5 Things You Learn After Quitting Your Job and Backpacking Around the World

I quit my job at Dell, crammed some stuff into a backpack, and went to Southeast Asia (and a few other places) for about six weeks. Not exactly "traveling the world" as we only went to a few countries, but it was more of a backpacker/adventure travel experience than I had ever had previously.<p><i>What</i> …

South-east Asia