Devan Govender

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Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

6 Geeky Facts You Didn't Know About Chocolate

Six things you probably did not know about chocolate, from Todd Masonis of San Francisco's Dandelion Chocolate.<p>Last week I had the pleasure of …

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

Amazon wants to turn your neighbor into your deliveryman

The e-tailing giant reportedly developing a mobile app On My Way that would pay participating members of the public to deliver goods<p>Amazon.com is considering recruiting the man on the street to deliver packages to the rest of his neighborhood.<p>The e-tailing giant is developing a mobile app that …

Wall Street

Get your loved ones off Facebook.

<i>I originally wrote this for my friends and family in 2015, to explain why the latest Facebook privacy policy is really harmful. It’s since been read</i> …

10 Best Urban Brunch Spots in the U.S.

In America's cities from coast to coast, brunch has become a way of life. Whether recovering from a big night out or just looking to start the day day in style, both city dwellers and travelers find that a delicious brunch is the ultimate incentive to head out on a weekend morning. At these …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

5 min read<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of …

Motivation