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This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Brain

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. DraftKings is asking TV networks to delay airing its ads.</b> The company is delaying its ad commitments as the debate around whether daily fantasy sports games fall into the gambling category heats up.<p><b>2. Facebook's stock was down almost 3% on Monday.</b> Board member Marc Andreessen has sold about …

Advertising

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat is rethinking making its own original content and reportedly laying off the team responsible for it.</b> Snapchat is planning to permanently shut its Snap Channel, which appeared on the Discover section of the app, according to Deadline.<p><b>2. Twitter Moments has been hailed as the company's</b> …

Advertising

A viewers' guide to the first Democratic debate of 2016 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five Democrats vying to be President Barack Obama's successor meet Tuesday night for their first televised debate of the 2016 election, a confrontation between one of the best-known women on the planet and four men seeking to unseat her as the party's front-runner.<p>But that quartet …

Government

Roger Waters on Donald Trump: 'He Is Pig-Ignorant'

Pink Floyd co-founder calls presidential candidate the "epitome of anything that might be considered bad"<p>With a GOP debate scheduled for Wednesday, …

7 Mammoth Marketing Mistakes And What To Learn From Them

Marketing is as old as beer – or at least as old as the Stella Artois brand, which goes back to 1366. Beer aside, there is nothing frothy about the marketing of brands, products and services in today’s business world, especially in the digital marketing world where it’s now possible to market your …

Marketing

Study: Genes could retain 'memory' when passed to offspring

Research carried out by the University of Cambridge has revealed a way in which a parent's experiences can be passed on to their offspring's …

Measuring This Brain Region Could Predict Depression And Anxiety Years Before It Hits

We all encounter challenges and obstacles in life, such as divorce, death, illness and unemployment. But while some people are highly resilient and able to cope with these stresses, others struggle deeply, and may experience anxiety and depression as a result.<p>So why is it that some of us thrive in …

Neuroscience

Kremlin pursues military modernization despite economic woes

MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of new Russian aircraft, tanks and missiles are rolling off assembly lines. Russian jets roar through European skies under NATO's wary eye. Tens of thousands of troops take part in war games showing off the military's readiness for all-out war.<p>The muscle flexing suggests that …

Military

Oil Just Crashed To A 3-Year Low

WTI Crude Oil just dropped to its lowest intraday price since 2011, sliding 2.01% lower after weeks of decline. The benchmark price for crude oil is down by nearly a quarter from the end of July.<p>Saudi Arabian action seems to have pushed the oil price further down: according to Reuters, Saudi …

Oil

10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

2. <b>The IAB released a new set of "Anti-Fraud Principles" aimed at stopping fraudulent traffic.</b><p>3. <b>Twitter's Tailored Audiences now has the ability to target "lookalike audiences."</b> This should help advertisers find potential Twitter followers with similar interests to their current followers.<p>4. <b>TV</b> …

Advertising

How To Go Viral On Instagram

An Instagram impresario explains: It's all about the comments.<p>Within 60 seconds of posting a new picture on Instagram, Elliot Tebele can tell if the photo will go viral. If it gets 500 likes in that first minute, that's a good indication.<p>Tebele's Instagram account, @FuckJerry, has over 650,000 …

Scientists Have Debunked These 5 Common Myths About Meat

In our increasingly health-conscious world, people are increasingly sensitive to the impact of the foods they eat.<p>A particularly controversial food is unprocessed red meat, which some believe to be a source of various health problems. However, many of these beliefs have no scientific basis.<p>Here are …

Nutrition

The truth behind 'men's body wash' and 'women's body wash' will make you feel dirty.

Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …

Recognizing The Illusion Of 'Homo Economicus'

Standard economic theory assumes that humans behave rationally and are able to objectively calculate the value (or cost) of the different choices they are presented with. In fact, we pride ourselves on our rationality. Different from the animals, we humans have the unique capacity for logical …

U.S. Intelligence: Separatists, Not Russians, Fired the Missile at MH17

Moscow has been lying about what happened to the airliner but one thing it is saying may actually be true: It wasn’t a Russian who pulled the trigger.<p>…