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The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

I'm gay, liberal, open-minded – and a convert to Christianity

I’m the person I was before I became a person of faith – a baptism isn’t a brainwashing<p>Identifying as a Christian comes with a set of baggage all its own. As the loudest Christian voices spout rightwing ideology – including in opposition to same sex marriage, which the US supreme court legalized on …

Faith

7 Meditation Apps to Try Now

In this overstimulated and hyper-distracted digital age, with a jam-packed schedule and abundance of choices at every juncture, making time (and brain space) for meditation—the self-proclaimed secret weapon of everyone from <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> to <b>Arianna Huffington</b>—can feel next to impossible.<p>Ask around, …

Meditation

The secrets behind 'super-achievers' and how you can be more like them

<i>"You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyoncé."</i><p>Everyone knows someone who works full time, volunteers, runs a successful blog, and somehow …

Productivity

9 tech founders who are the 'Mark Zuckerberg' of their countries — rich, successful, and younger than 35

And when he rang in his 31st birthday this past May, Zuckerberg's shares of Facebook were worth over $9 billion.<p>Zuckerberg is definitely an outlier here, but there are plenty of young entrepreneurs around the world building tech companies and finding their own success.<p>Here are other young tech …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>No water required.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh2 days agoView More<p>Fitness<p>Get ready for the ice bath.<p>By Clay Skipper3 days agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Give your …

Silicon Valley

Succeeding in Places for Which Your Past Hasn’t Prepared You

First-generation college students — undergraduates whose parents did not attend university — have reason to be proud. They’ve made it, against …

Dear (Female) Grads: You’ve Learned How to Be Perfect. Now Change

Congratulations, ladies. Many of you are or will soon be gliding across the stage to receive your hard-earned bachelor’s degrees — 25% more of you …

Tech Leaders Tell Interns What They Wish They Knew At Age 20

Hundreds of Bay Area interns lined up on Tuesday to hear some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley share what they wished they knew when they were 20 at a recruiting event called Internapalooza.<p>Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Eventbrite co-founder Kevin Hartz, …

Just Starting Out? 5 Strategies for Outfitting Your First Apartment

(Image credit: Meg Lewis)<p>Homes are made up of so many pieces from furniture basics to personal touches so how do you make a place feel like home when …

Your Employees’ Emotions Are Clues to What Motivates Them

One goal of developing emotional intelligence is to better understand the people around you. This can help you to interact with them more effectively and to understand what they want. It can also help you understand people’s motivations, which even they themselves might have trouble …

Obama Says All People Deserve To Live Free Of Discrimination For International Day Against Homophobia

President Barack Obama said that LGBT rights "are human rights" in a statement released Saturday to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.<p>"We take this opportunity to reaffirm that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights are human rights, to celebrate …

Design Store: Web & Graphic Design Books, Pantone, Illustration, etc.

This year's <i>Print</i> typography issue, with cover photo by John Keatley and typography by Louise Fili, is a bit different from past editions. Here, we …

Moebius Gives 18 Wisdom-Filled Tips to Aspiring Artists (1996)

Jean Giraud, aka Moebius, was a comic book artist who combined blinding speed with boundless imagination. He shaped the look of <i>Alien</i>, <i>Empire Strikes</i> …

Comic Books

How to Build a Creative Mind That Will Never Run Out of New Ideas

Do you ever think you’re just not the “creative type?” Well, it’s not true. Creativity isn’t just for artists, musicians, or filmmakers anymore – …

To be creative is to decisively use these six things

7 Steps To Enable A Creative Culture

Building a creative team – and nurturing the creativity of individuals — is an art and a science. Here in the SAP Design and Co-Innovation Center, we have made it our mission to foster creativity that sparks innovation. Here are seven practical steps to cultivate creativity in your</b> …

Design

4 Ways to Access Your Creative Genius

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published May 12, 2015. Like this article? Find more great tips by subscribing to my blog here.</i><p>Creativity may be in more demand than ever. With the rapid rise of the internet economy, creatives have begun to make …