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Animals to humans: be quiet already

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Millions of animals are killed every day on United States roads alone, providing ample evidence that roads are dangerous to wildlife. But if animals can only hear the traffic, is it still a threat?<p>Yes, suggests a growing body of research looking at the impacts of …

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t …

Self-help

Why Facebook Is Killing It—Even When Nobody Else Is

Facebook is killing it.<p>As its biggest rivals stumble, Facebook wildly beat Wall Street’s expectations when it released its earnings yesterday. The …

Social Media

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create?<p>It’s a question worth asking, since music has …

Flute

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a …

Iceland’s Water Cure

On a frigid February day in Reykjavik, I stood bare-­chested and dripping wet just inside the dressing room at the Vesturbaejar pool, facing a long, cold walk to the outdoor hot tubs. My host was stoic, strong, a Viking. I was whining.<p>“I just don’t want to go out there,” I said. “How do you make …

Swimming Pools

Being tired isn’t a badge of honor

Whenever I speak at a conference, I try to catch a few of the other presentations.Continue reading on Medium »

Hunger is psychological – and dieting only makes it worse – Michael Graziano

I decided to take a try at the great problem of our time: how to lose weight without any effort. So I did an experiment on myself. I was ripe for it, …

Nutrition

I Used To Think The Right Answer Was To Lead A Balanced Life

Lessons on living from a Googler who's saving the world with maps.<p><i>Sophia is a project to collect life lessons from fascinating people. You can share your own wisdom here.</i><p><i>Today we hear from Rebecca Moore, who founded and oversees Google Earth Outreach, which helps nonprofits use Google's mapping</i> …

It’s probably a myth that we’re not getting enough sleep

We’ve been told that the modern, connected life is taking a toll on our sleep. Compared to previous generations, studies report, we’ve been sleeping less and less every year. And that is making us “more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, …

Mastering the Art of "Just Start"

For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a <i>tabula rasa</i> means you can take a project in any …

Procrastination

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

Online Dating and the Death of the 'Mixed-Attractiveness' Couple

People tend to date people who are just as attractive as they are. And thanks to the rise of online dating, that is only becoming more true.

We are now witnessing Elon Musk’s slow-motion disruption of the global auto industry

In 2007, Nokia was the biggest and most fashionable name in cell phones, with an unassailable lead in hand-held technology. Things had been so good for so long that company executives saw little chance for any competitive challenge–phones were a tough business, they said, and Nokia was reaping the …

Tesla

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

Metaphors Are Us - Issue 29: Scaling

The other day I fixed something—a rarity for me. The flotation device in the toilet water tank was rubbing against the side, getting stuck halfway up …

The Importance of Face-to-Face Conversation | The Art of Manliness

It is the evening of September 19, 1931.<p>Three men stroll down Addison’s Walk, a picturesque footpath that runs along the River Cherwell on the …

Literature

How Obama Thinks About Terrorism

The president and his Republican opponents view threats like ISIS in fundamentally different ways.<p>At the core of Barack Obama’s terrorism speech on Sunday night lay a contradiction. He gave the address to convince an increasingly fearful nation that he takes the terrorist threat seriously. But he …

Political Science

Why Do We Follow the News? | The Art of Manliness

When I’m getting ready in the morning, particularly on the weekend, I like to tune into some of my favorite shows on NPR like <i>Radiolab</i>, the <i>TED Radio</i> …

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

by DARIUS FOROUX<p>Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the Oracle of Delphi. …

Self-improvement

Why Some People Take Breakups Harder Than Others

Part of it depends on whether they believe personality is fixed or constantly changing.<p>It’s a question that often plagues people after a painful break-up: <i>What went wrong?</i> As they work to figure out the answer, people typically create new relationship stories, analyzing the events leading up to the …

Psychology

Reactions: Not everything in life is Likable

I come to Facebook to share all kinds of things with people I care about — from celebratory posts about practicing yoga for 60 days straight, to …

UX Design

The Power of Buying Less by Buying Better

A number of new online fashion retailers are capitalizing on consumers’ desires to purchase clothing that lasts.<p>According to a recent survey commissioned by the British charity Barnardo’s, a majority of women’s garments are worn a mere seven times before being pushed to the back of the closet or …

Clothing

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

We're Not as Open-Minded As We Think We Are

We all like to think we’re open-minded, but election season brings out the worst in even the best of us. Even the most “open” and “informed” among us …