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The Story of Eugene B. Sledge | The Art of Manliness

“Until the millennium arrives and countries cease trying to enslave others, it will be necessary to accept one’s responsibilities and to be willing …

Unlucky armed robbers tried to hold up a Starbucks where armed police were getting coffee

A man attempting to hold up a Starbucks in Northampton chose exactly the wrong target for his robbery – as it turned out that the local police armed …

Coffee

Ancient Octagon-Shaped Tomb Reveals Morbid Tales from Mongol-Ruled China

Archaeologists in Yangquan, China, have discovered an octagon-shaped tomb with walls covered in murals that dates back some 700 years, when the …

Murals

How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

Language

Mac: How to see Wi-Fi passwords for networks you’ve connected to

Have you ever needed to pull up a password for a Wi-Fi network you’ve previously connected to? Luckily your Mac probably has it saved, here’s how to look it up.<p>If you use iCloud Keychain, you should also be able to look up the passwords for the Wi-Fi networks that you’ve connected to with your …

Wi-Fi

5 Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked

Science says stripping down is good for more than your sex life.<p>All of us want a good night's sleep. And while there are endless suggestions on how …

Sleep

Lion Pavilion, Hong Kong

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

Cormorant Fisherman @Yangshuo

Wise Parenting Dos and Don'ts From 1886 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt comes from</i> Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms <i>by Thomas Edie Hill, which was published in 1886.</i><p>What …

Parenting

Be Charismatic and Influential | The Art of Manliness

We’ve probably all seen those men who can enter any room and instantly command it. I’m not talking about the loud and boisterous dolt who makes a …

Body Language

The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

The World's Most Beautiful Libraries

From Beijing to Paris to New York City, libraries so stunning that it's hard to concentrate.<p>A recent article in Forbes magazine suggesting that …

Monarch (EXPLORE, July 20 2018, #87)

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The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)

You’re sick of the same self-help literature that promises success in just a few simple steps. So am I. It’s all over the Internet, and if it were as …

Motivation

The ins and outs of negotiating with someone who is clearly a better negotiator

<b>What’s the best thing you can do when negotiating with someone who clearly is a better negotiator?</b><p>People often have a very “Hollywood” view of …

Body Language

The Body Language Of Collaborative Leaders

During a break in my seminar on collaborative leadership, a man from the audience told this story: “My wife is an attorney, and I have always been a supporter of women in the workplace. I also believe in collaboration and try to make everyone feel included and appreciated. So I was totally taken …

Body Language

Columbia Grad School Tells K-12 Teachers How To Be ‘Agents Of Social Justice’

3:42 PM 07/18/2018<p>Teachers College, Columbia University hosted a workshop instructing K-12 history teachers on how to be “agents of social justice” …

Education

10 complicated but useful English words you should add to your vocabulary immediately

We’re all guilty of using a thesaurus to find complicated words to use to sound smarter. Unfortunately this often backfires because we either don’t …

Language

Everything we know about human evolution may be wrong

The idea goes that modern Homo sapiens — that’s us — evolved as an isolated community in Africa some 500,000 years ago. We then upped tools and …

Prehistory

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Are You An Introvert? Become a Great Storyteller With These 3 Powerful Tips

Results of months-long research and practice<p>Almost all the world leaders are great storytellers. It’s one of the most important skills you can ever …

'Oldest known extract' of Homer's Odyssey discovered in Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Greece have discovered what they believe to be the oldest known extract of Homer's epic poem "The Odyssey".<p>A team of Greek and German researchers found it on an engraved clay plaque in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games in the Peloponnese …

Ancient History

Study finds that mastering prerequisites—not taking calculus in high school—better predicts success in college

The word alone is enough strike terror into the hearts of even the most accomplished students, but for those who break out in cold sweats at the …

New chronic fatigue syndrome test is 84 percent accurate

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome does not currently have a diagnostic test. But this may soon change, as researchers have developed …

Pain

Being a Good Listener Makes You More Likable and Productive. Here's What to Do

These strategies will help you stay focused on the speaker and analyze what they're saying to you.<p>Just about every communication guru on the face of the planet will tell you active listening is foundational for great interaction. When you do it properly, you focus on what the other person is saying …

5 fonts that are better for your resume than Times New Roman

If your resume is meant to represent <i>you,</i> then you want to look your best, right? Well, apparently using Times New Roman on a resume is the font …

Typography