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If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

Public Speaking

Words Matter When Talking About Pain With Your Doctor

If you're in the hospital or a doctor's office with a painful problem, you'll likely be asked to rate your pain on a scale of 0 to 10 – with 0 meaning no pain at all and 10 indicating the worst pain you can imagine. But many doctors and nurses say this rating system isn't working and they're trying …

Pain

Nuclear Fusion Power Could Be Here by 2030, One Company Says

A private nuclear-fusion company has heated a plasma of hydrogen to 27 million degrees Fahrenheit (15 million degrees Celsius) in a new reactor for …

There's one magic substance that will help with America's gut problems

Because you're almost certainly not getting enough of it.<p>You've probably been told you should eat more fiber. But despite a broad-spectrum recommendation for the roughage, researchers can’t say for certain why it’s so good for us, what diseases it actually helps prevent, or how exactly we should …

Nutrition

Want to Know if Someone Is a Psychopath? They Need 1 Thing Really, Really Badly

Psychopaths seek rewards to an extreme degree.<p>How do you know if someone you know is a psychopath? As <i>Inc.</i> colleague Jessica Stillman writes, for a definitive answer you'd need to assess the individual based on a long list of scientifically validated traits like lack of empathy, egocentricity, and …

Exercising during pregnancy can make your labour shorter

Regular exercise throughout pregnancy can shorten the duration of labour, according to the first clinical trial to test the effectiveness of prenatal …

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Secret sex manual banned for 250 years because it was so shocking has finally been discovered

A ' sex manual ' which was banned for nearly 250 years because of its racy advice and references to bestiality has been unearthed.<p>The illustrated …

This Is How Long the Average Woman Wishes Sex Would Last

It's part of human nature to compare ourselves with others, whether in our careers, social life, or romantic relationships. We can't help but wonder …

Memories of fear could be permanently erased, study shows

Research in mice reveals a new approach to wiping memories from the brain, demonstrating that specific memories can be weakened or strengthened<p>The eternal sunshine of a spotless mind has come one step closer, say researchers working on methods to erase memories of fear.<p>The latest study, carried out …

The Brain

Clueless guy says everything you should never say on a first date

There are some things that you just don't say on first dates. Or, <i>ever</i>, actually.<p>One chap appearing on an episode of Channel 4's reality dating show</i> …

Dating

Over 100 Museums Invite You to “Color Their Collections” with Free Adult Coloring Books

The adult coloring craze isn’t just a passing fad. Our love of filling in black-and-white line drawings goes back as far as the 18th century; it's only recently, however, that the adult coloring book trend was reinvigorated and seen as a way to unwind from our busy, connected lives. Bridging the …

Museums

Our marriage was built on traveling together. Then it was time to go my own way.

By Kerry Neville<p>When I was married, I followed my husband’s itinerary, and we adventured in happy agreement. He was my guide and translator and regaled me with his stories of things he’d done before we met: dancing with armed female soldiers in Tel Aviv; smoking hash in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt; …

Travel

This One Move Works Your Butt, Legs, AND Abs At The Same Time

And you can do it lying down.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Stability ball leg curl</b>: This move is basically a hip raise—but 1,000 times harder. Adding the stability ball to the …

Activist: Ocean City Toplessness About Equal Rights

<b>OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) —</b> Chelsea Covington says she never intended that her insistence that women be treated fairly while walking the beach would …

Abraham Maslow Changed My Life - The Power Of Books

The power of reading... bibliotherapy.<p>When I was discharged from an adult psychiatric unit as a young adult I had no idea who I was, or what had just …

5 Reasons Why You Must Actualize Your Dream

You're reading 5 Reasons Why You Must Actualize Your Dream, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

10 RuPaul Quotes That Literally Give Us Life

Who doesn't love RuPaul?<p>He has his own reality show, <i>RuPaul’s Drag Race</i>, that's already in its ninth season, the most infectious personality, and a …

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Machine Learning

A CEO who turned down a $500-plus million buyout offer describes how he made the decision

BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti knows the difficulty of this kind of decision: he turned down an acquisition offer from Disney in the final hour, walking away from a big buyout and taking a risk on his startup.<p>The risk and hard work required to avoid failure are key points of the startup …

An Example of Cognitive Dissonance

What the heck is “climate denial”? Is that even a thing?<p>I mentioned on Periscope the other day that I created a Sunday comic as a cognitive …

The Latest: 29,000 Chinese institutions hit by cyberattack

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local):<p>4:50 a.m.<p>Chinese state media …

Cybersecurity

Jeremy Lin: NCAA More Racist Than NBA

Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin recently compared the racial taunts he received in college at Harvard to the ones has gotten in the NBA.<p>In a …

3 Easy Exercises That Basically Guarantee a Flatter Stomach

Despite the approaching beach season and all of the undue pressure that can come with it, our idea of a beach body simply means feeling comfortable …

Tip: The Colbert Full-Body Workout Plan

This classic high-frequency program will have you training your entire body every other day. Check it out.<p>Leroy Colbert didn't win many bodybuilding …

A Man and Woman Switched Names at Work for a Week. Here's How Clients Treated Them Differently

When Marty started signing his emails "Nicole," things got interesting.<p>Marty Schneider and Nicole Pieri used to work together at a resume editing service, where they shared an inbox. One day, Marty got a rude awakening about what it's like to work as a woman. He took to Twitter to describe the …

5 ways partner dancing can help you in the office

Valeh Nazemoff has danced ever since she was a little girl. But 10 years ago, she started something new — partner dancing. By dancing with another person, she learned many new skills that translated to her business life, said Nazemoff, an executive coach who co-owns a consulting firm and the author …

Communication Skills

Is this the end of Bill O’Reilly? 18 reminders that the Fox News host is not so great

<b>(Fox News)</b><p>Let’s get in the way-back machine!<p>Kali Holloway<p>April 16, 2017 3:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It's a given that Bill O’Reilly is a terrible person. Thing is, he’s been so thoroughly heinous for so interminably long, it can be hard to remember all the reasons why. …

OREO Truffles

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Line two baking sheets with parchment or wax paper and set aside. One will be for the rolled truffles before dipping, and the second will …