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How to Write a To-Do List That Will Make You Happier and More Productive

Organizing your priorities to set yourself up for success is easier than it seems.<p>A lot goes into being at your productive peak. One simple tool that can keep you organized and motivated is a tidy to-do list.<p>I often hear a common misconception about organizing tasks: It's stressful, overbearing and …

Productivity

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

Psychologists Reveal The Easiest Hacks For Overthinkers To Try When They're Spiraling

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

Brace for a surge in serial killers in 25 years

Did a “broken generation” of soldiers returning from World War II spawn America’s so-called “golden age” of serial killers?<p>That’s the shocking …

Remembrance Day

What It’s Like to Wallow in Your Own Facebook Data

For the past 13 years, I’ve given the platform my photos, my videos, my likes, and untold hours of my time. Sifting through it all was amusing and surprising—and weirdly sad.<p>I found my way to the Download Your Information tool in late March, soon after a whistle-blower revealed that the …

Social Media

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

12 Science-Backed Ways to Get People to Like You (Infographic)

Check out these quick tips to help you get more friends and allies.<p>The bigger your network is, the better off you are in every aspect of your life. At work, among friends or with family, the more people like you, the more they want to help you. Whether you’re trying to get a promotion or trying to …

Infographics

How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News

Sitting in front of a computer not long ago, a tenured history professor faced a challenge that billions of us do every day: deciding whether to …

Fake News

Obesity in America 2018: 7 charts that explain why it’s so easy to gain weight - Vox

“In America, the unhealthiest foods are the tastiest foods, the cheapest foods, the largest-portion foods.”<p>It’s no secret that Americans have gotten much, much bigger over the past few decades. The signs are all around us, from XXXL clothing sizes to supersize movie seats and even larger …

Nutrition

This is what the life of an incel looks like

"Then when I started going online, I realized there is literally an epidemic of men just like me.”<p>“When I go outside I’m paralyzed with anxiety and fear. I know the traditional psychological methods of addressing this, but the fact is I need that one person to help."

Incel

We Tried These Money Apps & Saved Hundred of Dollars

For some people, managing money comes down to grabbing a piece of computer paper, jotting down their outgoing expenses, their incoming funds, and …

Personal Finance

How Mormon pop stars are using their music to support LGBT issues

<b>Salt Lake City (CNN) —</b> Music plays a big role in Mormon life.<p>Their hymnbook has more than 300 songs, singing is an integral part of their worship services from childhood on, and members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir are ambassadors for the faith who've performed at presidential inaugurations and …

LGBTQI

7 Science-Backed Ways to Reduce Anxiety Now

In 10 minutes a day, you can change your neurology to become calmer--permanently.<p>Stress and anxiety isn't just uncomfortable--it can be debilitating. Around 40 million adults in the U.S. alone suffer from anxiety disorders, which are the most common mental illnesses in the country.<p>Fortunately, …

Mindfulness

Learn 8 progressive contemporary blues licks with this Josh Smith guitar masterclass

<b>Anyone who has witnessed one of Josh Smith’s live performances comes away in awe of the man’s ability to fuse jazz, blues and country into one neat</b> …

Electric Guitar

The Fact-Checkers Who Want to Save the World

Maarten Schenk, cofounder of hoax-debunking site Lead Stories, didn’t set out to be a fact-checker. He wanted to be a trend forecaster. “I wanted, …

Journalism

Photojournalism’s moment of reckoning

When Vox revealed in late January that Patrick Witty left <i>National Geographic</i>, where he was deputy director of photography, after an investigation for …

Columbia Journalism School

Guitar Essentials: 22 Classic Blues-Rock Licks You Can Use Right Now

Blues rock is the foundation for all contemporary roots-rock electric guitar styles, pioneered by Cream’s Eric Clapton, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, …

Video Lesson: Get Rhythm, Part 2: More on Beats, Meters, and More

Bill EvansJuly 20, 2018<p><b>From the September 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY GRETCHEN MENN</b><p>In the first part of this series (<i>AG</i> August 2018), I …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Essentials: Learn These Five Classic Delta Blues Turnarounds Now

The blues is a relatively young form of music, but the turnaround has been with us for quite some time. The concept of ending a chorus on the V chord …

Electric Guitar

The epic story of the map that gave America its name

A few hundred years ago, when much of the world was mysterious and unknown, two European humanists came together to produce an extraordinary map of the world.<p>St-Dié-des-Vosges is a small, leafy town in the Meurthe valley in north-east France. It lies 68km south-west of Strasbourg in France, 93km …

Maps

Understanding Secondary and Backdoor Dominant 7 Chords

Hey, what's up!<p>Coming at you from sunny Los Angeles, California on a brief trip. Excited about all of the new jazz content we came out with for you …

5 guitar tricks you can learn from Eric Johnson

<b>Eric Johnson’s professional career began back in the late 1960s with the band Mariani (he was only 15 at the time) followed in 1974-77 by a stint</b> …

Make Your Blues Solos Awesome Using Dominant Seven Chords

Many blues songs are built around major-key chord progressions based on dominant seven chords. A dominant seven chord has a root note (1), a major …

Blur the line between rhythm and lead guitar with these smart playing approaches

<b>Many guitar techniques, perhaps most, can’t really be categorised as either purely for rhythm or purely for lead, and a ‘chords and solos’ way of</b> …

Use Chord Partials — And Do More with Less!

The term “chord partials” is a broad umbrella under which you’ll find items like harmonic intervals, shells, double-stops and triple-stops. Many of …

How to Get Rid of Ants

Put an end to most ant problems with inexpensive products from the home center or hardware store, and save the expense of hiring an …

Berners-Lee has seen his creation debased by everything from fake news to mass surveillance. But he’s got a plan to fix it.<p>“For people who want to make sure the Web serves humanity, we have to concern ourselves with what people are building on <i>top</i> of it,” Tim Berners-Lee told me one morning in …

15 Hours With Hinds, Spain's Wildest Rock Band

They're in their twenties, they're hanging with Selena Gomez, and they're ready to stay up all night.<p>Los Angeles, Memorial Day<p>1:30pm<p>There are only four Spanish people in all of this Los Angeles Whole Foods who swam in Selena Gomez's pool nine hours ago. It's <i>such</i> an L.A. story: you're coming through …

The Lost City of Trump

It was supposed to be his legacy. Today it’s a mere shadow of his dream—but he declared victory anyway. How the saga of Trump City foreshadowed the president’s chaotic path to the White House.<p><b>The week before Thanksgiving in 1985, a 39-year-</b>old Donald Trump announced his plan to make sure nobody …

Donald Trump

The History of Rock Musically Told in 100 Guitar Riffs and 100 Bass Riffs

Rare exceptions may only underline the rule: a good rock riff should be simple, primal—two, three, <i>maybe</i> four notes. What makes a riff so distinctive …