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15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

Spirituality

11 Tips to Stay Productive When You're Tired (Infographic)

Shake off those sleepy feelings and get to work.<p>Feeling tired can kill your productivity, but it doesn’t have to.<p>There are certain things you can do to increase your energy levels and get to work. Simple activities such as a quick desk stretch or a five minute break can help you focus even when …

Time Management

Want to Play Scrabble Like a Pro? Here’s Your Memory Trick

Bennett Schwartz is one of the nation’s leading memory experts, and when I visited him in his office at Florida International University, he was …

10 Ways You Could Be Giving Away Your Power (Without Even Realizing It)

Empowering other people is productive. But giving away your personal power sabotages your chances of success.<p>As long as you allow other people to have a negative influence over the way you think, feel, and behave, you’ll struggle reach your greatest potential. Giving away your power robs you of …

Self-help

An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the growing body of evidence that storytelling plays a critical role in effective business presentations.<p>Quantified Communications maintains a large database of written and spoken communication from Fortune 500 executives, TED speakers, political …

Public Speaking

Pottery Barn's Clever New Furniture Collection Will Save You Tons of Space

Random clutter has finally met its match.<p>Even the tiny house-obsessed have to admit it: Small space living is <i>hard</i>. Where do your coats go? Your dishes? Heck, it's even hard to fit multiple people. Luckily, Pottery Barn wants to solve your square-footage woes with its brand-new collection, and all …

China ‘deploys missiles’ amid calls for more nuclear weapons to deter Donald Trump

Beijing is moving advanced ballistic missiles which are capable of hitting the US to its north-eastern frontier with Russia, according to media reports, amid suggestions that the weapons were revealed in response to Donald Trump’s “provocative remarks” towards China.<p>The Chinese Internet has carried …

How synth drones and deep listening can alleviate stress

<b>Heare, aka Pasadena-based El Larson, runs unique sound meditation sessions from her home using singing bowls and modular synthesizers. Claire</b> …

Without Electoral College, we'd live in real-life 'Hunger Games'

Americans are so sick of politics right now that merely mentioning a phrase like "let's get rid of the Electoral College" might compel some to stick pins in their eyes.<p>Please! Don't harm yourselves! Besides, eye stabbing is just too darn chock-full of drama.<p>So what if I threw in a version of an …

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

Apps

Investigators focus on cause of deadly California crash

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Investigators were focusing on Saturday on what caused a FedEx tractor-trailer to collide with a bus in a fiery crash in northern California that killed 10 people, five of them teenage students en route to a college recruitment event.<p>It remained unclear whether …