Fran Andrés

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Conversation Is a Skill. Here's How to Be Better At It

“I consider questions to be the most powerful tool you have at your disposal.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How a single black man inspired 200 KKK members to</i> …

TED Talks

The purpose of life isn’t to be happy—it’s to be fulfilled

The term “happy” was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.<p>It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn’t something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn’t. It wasn’t until the 17th century that the word …

Happiness

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Why It’s Never Too Late to Become an Optimist

“We can change our levels of optimism, even if we practice pessimism for many, many years.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Which morning activity increases your</i> …

Fast Casual Nation: The movement that has changed how America eats

Holler & Dash Biscuit House is a small, counter-service chain that has made some big promises to diners: Each location of the biscuit-heavy concept will seek out local ingredients for its food and drink, whether naturally raised birds for a fried chicken sandwich topped with goat cheese and sweet …

Fast Casual

All-time heat records broken in Salinas, King City

With Karl the Fog nowhere to be found, more temperature records were shattered on the second day of the Bay Area heat wave.<p>Saturday was the hottest day ever recorded in King City (Monterey County) and Salinas, according to the National Weather Service.<p>It was the fourth-hottest day in San Francisco …

San Francisco

The female director who was issued a fatwa for her first film

<b>When 35-year-old Maysaloun Hamoud, a Palestinian director, said she wanted to "stir things up" with her movies - she achieved it.</b><p>Her first feature film, In Between, has resulted with her being issued with a fatwa (Islamic religious ruling), as well as death threats.<p>The movie, which is released in …

Record-breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to …

A medical breakthrough that hacks genes to fight cancer just got approved, and it's the beginning of 'a big new field of medicine'

The drug, called Kymriah , is a highly personalized cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy (CAR is short for chimeric antigen receptor).<p>It's a type of cancer immunotherapy, which harnesses the body's immune system to take on cancer cells. In this case, the therapy removes a person's cells, …

Immunotherapy