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The 3 requirements for huge success (according to science and billionaires)

According to the “Expectancy Theory of Motivation,” three things must occur for a person to be deeply and fully motivated toward their goals.<p>If you …

Albert Einstein

33 Things That'll Make You Productive No Matter How Lazy You Feel

Because when you're productive, the day goes faster...which means you'll be back in your bed before you know it.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate</b> …

Shopping

9 Things Mentally Strong People Would Never Think or Say

Are you guilty of these? We all are at one time or another.<p>You've heard the notion of the "self-fulfilling prophecy" right? In a negative sense, it's a false expectation about something or someone that may affect your behavior in a way that causes those expectations to be fulfilled. Not good.<p>It's …

Self-help

How to build your finger strength on guitar

<b>Some chords can be demanding, so it makes sense to keep those valuable digits in good shape.</b><p>These exercises will give all four fingers a workout and …

Exercise

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Beyond Time

We conventionally think of time as something simple and fundamental. It flows uniformly, independent of everything else, from the past to the future, …

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Totally unsure about something? Do this now (like right now)

I’ve always had a weird interest in time … time machines … time capsules. You name it. I’ve been into it. There’s something about the idea of …

Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences Ever Written In Literature

<b>We asked our community to recommend some of the most beautiful sentences they have ever read. Here are our 20 favourites from the submissions we</b> …

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

25+ Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Slow Cookers

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

10 Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine learning practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data,” where …

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Letter to My Younger Self

Dear 16-year-old Pete,<p>You’re about to go pro, and you’re pretty excited. Deep in your heart you know you’re eventually going to succeed. But believe …

5 easy tantra techniques for a serious sexual energy boost

The word “tantra” can conjure some strange associations. When I first heard the word from a yoga instructor with a knowing smile about a decade ago, …

The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>London and New York do not make it anywhere near the top of the …

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

The Brain

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Documentaries

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Gifts ideas for that person who's literally obsessed with space

If you care about NASA news more than you do about life itself, you're not alone — because we are quite literally obsessed. I mean, with the launch …

Ice Cream

20 Mind-Boggling Facts About Quantum Computing Everyone Should Read

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.<p>Microsoft and Google both have just announced that they are expecting to reach key …

Qubits

This Couple Had A Harry Potter Themed Sangeet And The Pictures Are As Magical As Hogwarts

Theme-based wedding parties are quite a trend these days. But this couple took it a notch above by hosting a <i>Harry Potter</i> based ceremony!<p><b>The couple</b> …

Harry Potter

These 12 Places Prove That the Netherlands Is More Than Just Amsterdam

If you're anything like us, you regularly find yourself daydreaming about a trip to the Netherlands. Like many European countries, the Netherlands …

Chaos Theory, The Butterfly Effect, And The Computer Glitch That Started It All

As Bob Dylan famously sang, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” Yet if you do have enough wind velocity information, combined with an array of readings from barometers, thermometers, and such, you might ask a weatherman, particularly a trained meteorologist with access …

Equations

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

'Penguin guarding its egg': Hubble captures distant colliding galaxies in a breathtaking cosmic shot

The interacting pair of galaxies is located some 23 million light years away, which is roughly 10 times farther away than the Andromeda galaxy.<p>Nasa …