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How to be smarter than people smarter than you

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Money

Kante has been the World Cup’s best player, says Lineker

The 27-year-old may not push himself into the spotlight, but the ex-Barcelona striker thinks he could be decisive in the biggest game of all<p>England great Gary Lineker believes N’Golo Kante has been the outstanding player of the World Cup and has backed the Chelsea midfielder to make the difference …

Soccer

The Strange and Curious Case of the Deadly Superbug Yeast

A pathogen that resists almost all of the drugs developed to treat or kill it is moving rapidly across the world, and public health experts are …

Microbiology

Want to live in space? The new leader of the first space nation's got plans for you.

Asgardia, a nation of would-be spacefaring futurists, now has its first official head of state.<p>Since he first created Asgardia in 2016, Igor …

Space Exploration

It Can Be Done: How to Get Rid of Belly Fat Without Doing a Single Sit-Up

There are a lot of misconceptions—and even myths—surrounding belly fat and how to banish it. What we often envision in the rulebook for ridding of …

Nutrition

This Is How Long You Have To Exercise For A Boost In Your Memory & It's SO Doable

Exercise is obviously good for your body, and you probably already know that it's great for your mental well-being and even your sleep schedule, too. …

The Brain

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement

'We can build a real time machine'

<b>Travelling in time might sound like a flight of fancy, but some physicists think it might really be possible. BBC Horizon looked at some of the most promising ideas for turning this staple of science fiction into reality.</b><p>Ron Mallett has a dream: He wants to travel in time.<p>This isn't mere fantasy - …

Physics

Yale scientists edit genetic diseases out of mice before birth; humans are next

Gene-editing techniques such as CRISPR/Cas9 can be used to astonishing, potential life-altering effect, such as one demonstration involving a …

Genetics

Futuristic bandage can monitor wounds and deliver drug treatment

A smart bandage, capable of monitoring a wound and delivering periodic drug treatments, has been developed by a team of researchers at Tufts …

Medical Technology

NASA Is Training This 17-Year-Old Girl to Become One of the First Humans on Mars

While many of us can only dream of space travel, 17-year-old astronaut trainee Alyssa Carson is making it a reality. The ambitious Louisiana-based teenager has had her “heart set on the stars” ever since she was a little girl. At only 3 years old, she told her father, “Daddy, I want to be an …

Space Science

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Books

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

Public Relations

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

Trump Officials Reverse Obama’s Policy on Affirmative Action in Schools

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it was abandoning Obama administration policies that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses, signaling that the administration will champion race-blind admissions standards.<p>In a joint letter, the …

Civil Rights

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

A Physicist Has Proposed a Grim Explanation For Why We Never See Aliens

The fault in our stars.<p>The Universe is so unimaginably big, and it's positively teeming with an almost infinite supply of potentially life-giving …

Universe

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

My Last Google Search Ever…

All it took for me to switch to a private search engine<p>I turned on my computer and opened up my web browser, Firefox. My usual home page popped up: …

Google Search

Watch This Real-Life "Spiderman" Climb A Building In Paris And Save A Dangling Child

Mamoudou Gassama, the man who saved the 4-year-old, said he arrived in France from Mali just a few months ago.<p>According to La Chaîne Info, a French news station, the incredible incident took place on Saturday afternoon. Several videos of the moment emerged, one of which was first captured on …

Our 20 Most Wallet-Friendly Slow Cooker Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

Wanna soften the blow of rent week? Get out your slow cooker! As if we needed another reason to love this appliance, it's a great tool for keeping …

Donald Trump’s Mommy Issues

He may not have bonded successfully with his mother and that made him the adult—and the politician—that he is.<p>Donald Trump is easily the most psychoanalyzed president of modern times. His decision-making style and behavior have been hotly debated by journalists, voters, politicians, world leaders …

Psychology

Stanford Decision Engineer Shares 5 Mistakes People Make When Facing Hard Choices

Stanford Engineer, Michelle Florendo, shares five key insights about the decision-making process based on her training in decision analysis and engineering.<p>Have you ever been paralyzed by a decision, worried you won't make the right choice, or want to feel better about making a decision?<p>Michelle …

Management

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

A Financial Planner Interviewed 233 Rich People About Their Habits. Here's What You Can Learn

It turns out the wealthy really do think different.<p>Do rich people think differently from everyone else? It turns out the answer is yes. But the good news is that anyone can learn their mental habits. If you do, it will be good for your bank account and your career. You may even wind up wealthy …

Self-improvement

5 Family-Friendly Dinners with Help from the Slow Cooker

You'd think that the beginning of spring and the end of school would bring some relief to our already hectic schedule, but no — May brings summer …

Southwest and United Airlines: This 1 Simple Quote Explains the Huge Difference

It's not really about what either of them did last month, or the month before. It's about what they've done over the years.<p>There's a big difference between United Airlines and Southwest Airlines, and it comes down to a quote from Maya Angelou:<p><i>"People may not remember exactly what you did, or what</i> …

United Airlines

How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There - WSJ

HAMILTON, Ohio—Jobs at the paper mills and safe manufacturers on this stretch of the Great Miami River mostly dried up by the early 2000s, leaving behind closed factories and an abandoned downtown.<p>Today, a spruced-up waterfront, loft apartments and help-wanted signs give the appearance of economic …

Lofts

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking