Gian Carlo Vidamo

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For decades, Western culture touted self-esteem. It got the most important thing wrong

What would you guess people are most stressed out about in their careers? One might assume that hating your job, or dealing with the frustration of finding a new one, would top the list. But according to the results of an annual survey that I send several thousand readers of my email newsletter, …

Psychology

Some of our favorite high-end bikes and cycling gear, inspired by the Tour de France

We're deep into the Tour de France, with just the third and final week of racing standing between the remaining riders and their destination, Paris.<p>If the world's greatest bike race doesn't inspire you to get out and ride, perhaps nothing will.<p>Below, we rounded up some of our favorite high-end …

How to keep your laptop safe under the new airline ban

Whether you wanted to binge watch TV, catch up on work, or keep a toddler from yelling for 15 hours straight, the new rules on checked-in electronics are definitely an inconvenience. But they can also present major safety issues for your hardware and data.<p>The United States announced a new rule that …

Information Systems

How The School Makes Us Unlearn Creativity And What We Can Do About It

Not being able to stay productive at work is a problem that everyone runs into at some point; no matter how much you like your job, there are certain …

Time Management

17 shots from an Instagram photog you should follow

Recently I've been sharing Instagram accounts that are worth checking out, especially if your only experience of Instagram is following your friends. Because while the site is great for keeping up with your friends and sharing your life in photos, there are tons of accounts with fantastic …

Photography

One stem cell treatment stabilizes macular degeneration, another blinds 3 patients

<b>(CNN) —</b> As we grow older, a common disease called macular degeneration can threaten our eyesight. An experimental stem cell treatment proved effective at halting this disease with no serious side effects up to a year later, a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found. …

Cell Biology

How We Are Manipulated To Believe New Is Better When It Comes To Our Health

On a recent airplane flight, my attention was drawn to what my fellow travelers were reading. The man to my left was engrossed in an article from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> titled, “A New Device May Mean Fewer Breast-Cancer Surgeries.” The woman to my right was reading a medical advice column in the</i> …

Cancer

9 signs you need to work on your emotional intelligence

Your whole life, you have probably been used to learning about different subjects in school, but far less often are we taught how to interact with others.<p>Because of this, your socializing skills might be not be as good as you realize, and you could be exhibiting some signs you need to work on your …

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

Web Developer, Blogger and Technology Enthusiast

The Most Notable Cameras of 2016

<b>Yes! 2016 is over and 2017 is getting started. But before we move on to new things (likely to start with CES later this week), we wanted to revisit</b> …

The Folly Of Philippines' Autocratic Nostalgia

MANILA, Philippines -- "The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion," Edmund Burke, the great 18th century conservative thinker, once warned. Today, a specter is haunting the democratic world -- the specter of autocratic nostalgia.<p>With interest groups and oligarchs coopting …

The 3 Big Technologies To Watch Over The Next Decade—Genomics, Nanotechnology and Robotics

While smartphone apps are cool and add convenience to our lives, the real impact of digital technology lies in front of us, when second order …

Internal Combustion Engine

The Paradox of Workplace Productivity

At its most basic, productivity is the amount of value produced divided by the amount of cost (or time) required to do so. And while this equation seems simple enough on the surface, the strategies for optimizing it have evolved dramatically over the last two decades. Technology has enabled massive …

Employee Engagement