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Science of stress: how neuroscience can help teachers switch off this summer

Weeks into the summer holiday, many teachers are still experiencing the stressful fallout of last term. For some, this is the exhaustion of burnout. For others, worries about the upcoming school year are already on the horizon. But there are simple steps you can take to build a positive mindset, …

Pedagogy

The 10-minute, no-equipment HIIT workout

Whether you sweat daily and want to switch things up or you’re simply struggling to fit in your workout today, this routine could be your answer. Bianca Vesco, fitness instructor at BFX Studio in New York City, put together the following total-body workout that gets the job done. And since the …

10 Facts Everyone Should Know About Dark Matter

And if you know all ten, you’ll understand just what it is… and isn’t.<p>Dark matter may be one of the most unsettling concepts that modern physics has …

The origin of mathematics and the Buddhist concept of sunyata.

What is the origin of numbers? In what way do numbers exist? Have they always been present as 'Platonic' abstractions, or do they require a mind to …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

30 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Here’s how to get a great workout—wherever you are<p>The number one reason to train with just your bodyweight is ridiculously obvious: You can burn calories and work your muscles anywhere. But if your bodyweight arsenal only includes basic pushups, situps, and squats, it’s time for a major upgrade.<p>In …

Health

How the Simple ‘1-2-3 Method’ Can Make You Stronger Than Ever

Maximize your strength and blast through plateaus with this easy-to-follow rep scheme<p>Some things are too complicated to possibly understand: taxes, space travel, women. But building <b>strength</b> doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be as easy as 1-2-3.<p>A long-time favorite of coaches and trainers, the …

Workouts

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

10 Best Apps to Train Your Brain

Shares 2.7K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Whether it’s to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost …

6 Oh-So Pleasurable Steps to Eliminate Procrastination | Inc.com

One of my biggest personal challenges has been planning--and all the time-consuming details that go with it. My frustration would rise with each passing minute as progress was stalled on a project because of some task I hadn't done or a detail I had overlooked. In some cases, it immobilized me.<p>Over …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

Our Top 5 Favorite Malala Quotes

Malala Yousafzai could be like any teenage girl. Except that in her home country, Pakistan, some think that girls shouldn’t go to school. The Taliban …

40 Bruce Lee Quotes That Will Change Your Life

1 of 41<p>2 of 41<p>Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.<p>3 of 41<p>Be happy, but never satisfied.<p>4 of 41<p>If you don't want to …

Motivation

NFL players: height weight over time

Where is the data from?<p>What's up with the blob separating into multiple groups in the 1990s?<p>That likely reflects increased specialization of body …

Cycloid Optical Illusion Will Boggle Your Mind

Optical illusions typically prey on your mind’s ability to fill in blanks in the visual stimulus it is receiving. Sometimes this can be so strong, …

Optical Illusions