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9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Why Buddhism is true

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation.<p>Robert Wright, the best-selling author of <i>The Moral Animal</i> and <i>The Evolution of God</i>, has written a new book titled <i>Why Buddhism is True</i><i>.</i> Don’t be put off by the audacious title, though.<p>Wright isn’t proselytizing or implying that other religions are …

Meditation

Zen and the art of family maintenance – lessons from the bestselling Buddhist monk

Haemin Sunim says a happy relationship and contented children are within reach for us all – if we could just slow down and pay attention to each other<p>Some people, if you ask them a question, answer quickly. Others take a moment to think first. Haemin Sunim looks up, slightly to the right, and …

cocaine Archives

Neuroscience NewsMay 31, 2018<p>A new study reveals how cocaine use alters gene expression and provides new insight into the molecular basis of cocaine …

Neuroscience

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Scientists Have Found The Region of The Brain That Controls Addictive Overeating

They’re now looking for ways they can switch it off.<p>The neural circuit in our brains that causes us to compulsively overeat and become addicted to …

Neuroscience

10 Little-Used Shakespearisms

The number of new words credited to Shakespeare is thought to number in the high hundreds, but add to that the number of pre-existing words he simply …

The First Question to Ask After Any Terror Attack: Was It a False Flag? | Washington's Blog

Governments from Around the World Admit They Do It<p>Governments from around the world <i>admit</i> they’ve used the bully’s trick … attack first, and then …

How a Habit Becomes an Addiction

Research suggests that only 20–30% of drug users actually descend into addiction — defined as the persistent seeking and taking of drugs even in the …