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9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Emotional Intelligence

We have 20 years -- at the very most -- to prevent mass extinction

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Earth's next mass extinction -- the first caused by people -- is on the horizon. And the consequences are almost unthinkably dire: Three-quarters of species could disappear.<p>This has happened only five times in the planet's history -- including the mass extinction that killed the …

Biodiversity

3 Daily Habits of Insanely Successful People

These three life-changing habits are small enough to incorporate into each day, yet big enough to create a lasting impact on the way you lead your life.<p><i>If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good daily habits, what would those three habits be? originally appeared on Quora -</i> …

Self-improvement

If Planet Nine Is Out There, It Tilts Our Solar System

Most people think the eight planets in our solar system orbit the sun along a straight plane, like a disc on a record player. But actually, that plane is slightly tilted, and now astronomers think they know why: The elusive Planet Nine.<p>Earlier this year Michael Brown, a professor of planetary …

Science

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

Sharing Passwords Can Now Be a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules

On July 5, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that found, in part, that sharing passwords can be grounds for prosecution under …

Crime
New Orleans

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

1 Grassington, Yorkshire dales<p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre (Google</b><b>map</b><b>/OS Explorer OL2)<br>Grade: Moderate<br>Refuel: Craven Arms, Appletreewick</b><p>Anyone who grows up in or around the Yorkshire dales ends up carrying it with them. There’s something about the …

Scotland

London or New York? Why Brexit has shaken up the banking rivalry

London is under threat, and New York is going to steal its lunch.<p>That is the mood in the City right now, as financiers are still reeling from the surprise Brexit vote.<p>Politicians and business leaders from other sectors may have come to terms with the vote, but banks are a different matter. Four …

United Kingdom

Famed Chinese Terracotta Warriors could have been made with the help of the Greeks, archaeologists reveal

Western explorers settled in China more than 1,500 years earlier than experts had believed, new research has revealed, after archaeologists found the famous Terracotta Warriors could have been made with the help of the Greeks.<p>The 8,000 statues, which guard the mausoleum of the First Emperor, are …

Full speed on the New Silk Road

Features<p>Running a sustainable business is no longer just a nice to have or simply the right thing to do. To do business in China, it’s a …

Don’t expect a Surface Book 2 to take on Apple’s new MacBook Pro this year

Apple and Microsoft are going to unveil new computers in the coming weeks. But Windows fans hoping to see a hot new a Surface Book 2 or a Surface Pro …

MacBook Pro

5 Monday Morning Habits to Jumpstart Your Week

Many of us hit the snooze button on a Monday morning in hopes of getting just five more minutes of shut eye. It may seem like a harmless habit, but …

Productivity

How to Improve Your Working Memory and Become More Productive | The Art of Manliness

Whether you’re answering hard questions, making impromptu remarks, analyzing a situation, or synthesizing a bunch of data points into a cohesive and …

How to Balance Ambition and Happiness: 5 Tips

Too much ambition makes life miserable, too little makes it meaningless. Here's how to strike a balance.<p>Many people believe that success will make them happy. But science shows that it's the other way around.<p>Being happy seems to increase your chances of success, while study after study indicates …

Happiness

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Books

One of England's Greatest Poets Talks Mysticism, Spirituality, and Salvation

Aidan Dun tells us about meeting Arthur Rimbaud in a vision and finding inspiration in King's Cross.<p>These days, England doesn't much care for its poets, tending to prefer them safely dead and serviceable as colorful subjects for the heritage industry. The one I'm meeting lives more or less in …

Literature

3 Meditation Methods for those who Insist They “Can’t” Meditate.

It’s no surprise to those that meditate that meditation might just be the lynchpin to success in solving some major problems of the mind.<p>Even beyond …

Meditation

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …