James S. Noble

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I Stopped Trying To 'Fix' My Anxiety. It Changed My Life

There is a third person in my marriage, and its name is Anxiety. Little did my husband know that when he married me, he was also marrying it. I have …

Depression

Space Images: Wallpaper

Intricate swirls in Jupiter's volatile northern hemisphere are captured in this image from NASA's Juno spacecraft. Bursts of scattered bright-white …

Astronomy

Glowing NASA Map Shows Huge Dust Clouds Swirling Across Earth

We live our whole lives wandering from one cloud of dust to the next. The air is full of the stuff: salt wafting in from the sea, black carbon soot …

Astronomy

Here’s how elite performers silence negative self-talk

95% of the thoughts you have had today are the same thoughts you had yesterday.<p>How many of those thoughts are actually true?<p>Just because a thought …

Foster Care

The 2,000-year-old origins of EQ and how it became a crucial job skill

The evolution of EQ has roots in ancient Greece, but it only came to be well known in the workplace in the last 20 years.<p>Emotional intelligence (EQ) is one of the most important skills candidates need when they’re looking to land a job. And it’s also a key factor to move up the ranks more quickly. …

Emotional Intelligence

Hackers Could Gain Complete Access To Spectrum Customers’ Accounts Through A Security Flaw

Spectrum / Brett Carlsen / Getty<p>A vulnerability on internet and cable TV provider Spectrum's website made it possible for just about anyone to take …

Information Security

Zero Breeze is the World’s Coolest Portable Air Conditioner

Camping can be an absolute blast, but it can also be an absolute nightmare when the weather is hot and muggy. Well, now you can kiss that nightmare …

How to Perform a Reverse Image Search the Easy Way

If you’ve stumbled across an image on the internet—perhaps on your favorite social media site—and you want to know more about it, you can always ask …

Seven ways to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder

What is PTSD?<p>Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after being involved in, or witnessing, traumatic events. A wide range of experiences can cause it, from being in a car crash, a traumatic childbirth, losing someone close to you in upsetting circumstances, …

Mental Health

4 simple steps to trick your brain into feeling less stress

Americans have been barraged in the past couple of weeks by a series of major news events - some of them unsettling. President Trump's trip to Europe left many unsettled about the future of the decades-old US relations with Europe, and a summit with Russia's President Vladimir Putin left many …

7 Smokable Plants You Can Grow That Aren’t Marijuana

By Brian Barth<p>Here's a non-trend that you'd think would be more hip: tobacco-free herbal smoking blends.<p>Quite a few plants may be safely, and …

How (And Where) To Buy Prescription Glasses Online

Thanks to brands like Warby Parker, buying glasses online has become convenient and more affordable. But there are still a few things you should consider before making a purchase — most importantly, do your research to ensure you are purchasing glasses from a credible website, and take several …

A Fascinating Brief History of the Coded Graphic Language Symbols That Made Up Hobo Graffiti

In a report for Vox, video producer Coleman Lowndes offers a brief but fascinating history of the early coded graphic language symbols, which have …

Study links ADHD symptoms in teens to frequent gadget use

This doesn't mean your phone causes ADHD, but moderation may be in order.<p>Many people will tell you that teens' constant device use leaves them unable to focus, but is that actually the case? The answer is a giant "maybe." A newly published study in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> has …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

How the US Government Secretly Sold 'Spy Phones' to Suspects

In 2010, a suspected cocaine smuggler named John Krokos bought encrypted BlackBerry devices from an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent. …

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

Watch France and Germany's next-generation stealth fighter, a 2-engine jet that looks like it'll outclass the F-35

The French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation recently published a video that gives a glimpse into what the reported Franco-German next-generation aircraft might look like.<p>France and Germany announced last July that they would join forces to build an advanced "European" fighter to replace …

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

The clitoris: What is there to know about this mystery organ?

That most elusive part of the female anatomy: the clitoris. What is it, where is it located, and what does it do? How did it develop, and why don't …

This colorful vortex ring collision is almost too mesmerizing

Five years ago, Destin Sandlin of the YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay saw a video of two vortex rings colliding with each other. As he watched, …

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the generic brands you find in …

Google Docs

We Compared the Average IQ Scores in All 50 States, and the Results Are Eye-Opening

Yes, the IQ test is controversial, but it's one of the few consistent metrics we have. Here's how the states compare.<p>People are getting dumber, according to science.<p>There are a lot of theories why IQ tests are falling. Some say it's bad food, poor schools, or obscene amounts of screen time. Others …

Working From Home Is One of the Hottest Job Skills in America. Here Are 7 Keys to Excelling At It

Working remotely effectively is a red-hot job skill--one that requires practicing the right things. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.<p>The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers …

6 Things Successful People do Before 9 a.m.

Doing something useful when you feel least like doing anything almost guarantees a productive day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do successful people do differently? For one thing, they typically wake up very early. Long before they hit the office, they’ve been up …

Vocal tricks for speakers to sound smarter and more composed

You’re standing in the wings, getting ready to go on stage to give an important speech.If you’re like most people, you’re a little nervous. Well, OK, …

How To Restore Broken Trust With One Simple Tool

“I just don’t trust her.”<p>“He has proven to me that he can’t be trusted. He’s gone behind my back to my boss.”<p>“Most of our meetings end up being cancelled. We don’t have much to say to each other.”<p>Sound familiar? When trust is broken, work stalls. Well-being suffers.<p>In my work as an executive coach …

A JetBlue Passenger Wanted 'Ice.' A Flight Attendant Misheard 'ISIS!' (Violence, Jail and a Lawsuit Followed)

I spent years as a lawyer. This federal complaint seems like one of the craziest things I've ever read. But what if it's true?<p>This column is about a passenger's lawsuit against JetBlue. It's such a strange case that I'm just going to step out of the way and let you see what it claims.<p>It all started …