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Scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative

Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an actual job at many companies.<p>But most scientists say that creativity calls on persistence and problem-solving skills, not positivity. Computational scientist Anna …

Start with Patience

Patience is the foundation of nearly every good habit. Without it, you cannot save money, learn a new skill, or lose weight. Patience is also one of …

Self-improvement

"We propose the off peak environment of beautiful restaurants for coworking"-Preston Pesek, Spacious NYC

“We propose the off peak environment of beautiful restaurants for coworking”-Preston Pesek, Spacious NYC<p>Finding a place to work in a major metropolis …

The Workplace

8 characteristics the 'Shark Tank' investors have in common

There is one TV show that I watch ever week without fail. It's "Shark Tank." I, like millions of viewers around the world, watch each week looking for inspiration. They inspire me each week to become a better person, leader, and business owner. ABC's hit show has truly influenced a new a generation …

The Case for Learning C as Your First Programming Language

We could probably debate forever which programming language is best to learn first—it could depend on your goals and other considerations. Mac …

This Discounted Alarm Clock Just Might Change Your Life

<b>Update: Sold Out</b><p>Philips' line of wake-up lights have been incredibly popular among our readers, and it's no wonder why; they can change your …

Write Down Your Feelings Before Undertaking a High-Pressure Task

Being under pressure can turn even the most skilled person into a floundering moron. To deal with your anxiety before a high-pressure situation, …

Writing

This Treacherous Bus Ride Through The Himalayas Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Who needs to climb a mountain when the bus ride there is so thrilling?<p>And by thrilling, we mean terrifying. Mountain climber Mick Fowler filmed his treacherous bus ride through the Himalayas and it includes an extremely narrow road, an estimated 2,000-foot drop to the river below and a drive under …

Nixon and Barneys Collaborate on Another Collection of Timepieces Inspired by California

California-based watch brand <b>Nixon</b> is once again teaming up with <b>Barneys</b> on two exclusive timepieces just in time for the holiday season. The pieces …

7 Men’s Products to Keep you Looking Fresh by Freddy Rodriguez

<b>7 Men’s Products Keeping you Look Fresh</b><p>No matter your age, men it is important to take care of your skin, both your face and body. We all want to …

Six Questions You Should Ask to Learn About a Company's Culture

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and resume, you've finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your dreams. …

Christoph Waltz set for 'nemesis' role in next Bond movie

Two-time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz will star opposite Daniel Craig in the 24th James Bond movie, according to Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail.<p>Bamigboye, who has a strong track record when it comes to the Bond series, revealed the casting yesterday via Twitter. In a followup article in today’s …

7 Things You Absolutely Must Try in a National Park

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the parks...is that the country belongs to the people." If you have yet to explore "your" parks -- there are 401 of them -- then …

Worth It or a Waste? The Real Deal on Five Common Travel Upgrades

Whether you're a road warrior who spends more days out of town than at home, or you take pleasure-only getaways, you've likely debated whether …

Personal Finance

How to Debug Your Brain and Build Better Habits

Wouldn't it be great if you could debug your brain as though it were bad code? We might not be able to reprogram ourselves, but we can use the …

Debugging

I'm Slava Rubin, CEO of Indiegogo, and This Is How I Work

Over the past few years, crowdfunding has changed the ways both amateurs and professionals approach their passion projects. From art and cinema to …

Starbucks' New, Limited Edition Franken Frappuccino Is Here For Halloween

Forget Chestnut Praline and Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Starbucks is getting in the Halloween spirit with the release of its latest seasonal drink, the "Franken Frappuccino."<p>Announced via Reddit on Monday, a spokesperson for Starbucks confirmed with HuffPost Taste via email that the Franken Frappuccino …

Apple Plans to Merge Beats Music into iTunes

With digital music sales from its cash cow iTunes down nearly 14 percent since the beginning of the<p>With digital music sales from its cash cow iTunes down nearly 14 percent since the beginning of the year, thanks in part to services like Spotify and Rdio, the <i>WSJ</i> reports Apple is planning to merge …

Fight Sneaker Stains with Crep Protect

Although applying a hefty dose of personal character to your sneakers is akin to a badge of honor,<p>Although applying a hefty dose of personal character to your sneakers is akin to a badge of honor, we have all experienced the immediate stress that occurs from an accidental stain. Hoping to do away …

3 Surprising Ways to Feel More Confident at Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Katya Andresen, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's happened to me quite a few times in my life, and maybe it's happened to you. I am in a high stakes situation (interviewing a prime minister, leading an …

Borrowed From the Boys: Top Trends to Note from the Men's Shows

10 trends to steal from the menswear Spring 2015 shows.<p>The Spring 2015 menswear shows in Europe have finally wrapped—and while BAZAAR historically doesn't cover men's fashion, unless Jared Leto in women's clothes counts—we believe there's always lesson to be learned where a runway is involved. In …

Nick Young's Closet Is Overflowing With a Ridiculous Amount of Designer Clothes and Sneakers

<b>Nick Young</b>'s closet is exactly how you would expect it to look like. The <b>Los Angeles Lakers</b> player let <b>The Coveteur</b> in his home and shared with the …

Start With a Simple Business Plan and Grow It as Needed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What does the phrase “business plan” mean to you? Do you even need one or want one?<p>Too many people, including some experts who should know better, think of a business plan only as it was years ago: a long formal document that's hard to …

Small(er) Movie Roundup: Because Even the Studio Knows RIPD Is a Toxic Stink Bomb

<i>Only God Forgives</i>, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn<p>How nice it would be to report that the second teaming of Refn and Ryan Gosling has produced …

Horror

The Blunt, Lifeless Annabelle Feels Familiar — Too Familiar

The possessed doll named Annabelle made a notable but tangential appearance in last year’s very scary <i>The Conjuring</i>, which was otherwise about a …

A Guide to Meditation for the Rest of Us

Believe it or not, you can improve your concentration and slow down your day-to-day life with meditation without ever uttering the word "chakra." …

Meditation

"Meditation Isn't Clearing the Mind; It’s Focusing on One Thing."

Meditation does not require a large chunk of sustained time, nor is it too difficult to get into. Psychologist Mike Brooks busts the misconception …

Meditation

Network Better by Thinking Like a Spy

When you're in the person to do some networking, you want to make your effort count. Doing a little intelligence gathering, and then using that …

Networking