Jillian Carroll

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Our Brains Can Predict Future Events Twice as Fast as They Actually Happen

Following the Dots<p>Situations that require thinking ahead or anticipating what comes next are part of our daily reality. They could be as trivial as …

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

This memo from Winston Churchill on 'Brevity' is all you need to improve your writing

He likes his briefings to be whittled down to the headlines. "I like bullets or I like as little as possible. I don't need, you know, 200-page reports on something that can be handled on a page," Trump told Axios back in January.<p>Trump's desire to read less has historic pedigree. Winston Churchill, …

Winston Churchill

So Greece Has Low-Key Amazing Drugstore Beauty Products

Suffice to say that we've discussed French drugstore beauty ad nauseam, but it looks as though Monoprix might have a new rival. After hearing …

How to Write a Great Letter, According to One of History’s Best Correspondents

For centuries, biographers have been able to rely on a priceless resource when it comes to 18th, 19th and 20th century figures: their subjects’ …

Here’s how to get your body summer ready in 5 days (or less)

It’s official: Summer is in full swing. Whether you’ve been prepping with kale juice and weekly SoulCycle classes or, well, doing <i>a little less than</i> …

14 hacks for all your gross summer beauty problems

Laters, boob sweat.<p>1. Dry, crusty feet<p>The Listerine foot soak is the pedicure hack taking the web by storm at the moment. Simply mix equal parts Listerine, vinegar and water, soak for 15 minutes and be amazed by your ridiculously soft new feet.<p>2. Chub rub<p>Invest in some tight shorts (such as these …

Skin Care

9 Acne-Scar Fading Products for the Best Complexion of Your Life

Having a blemish is difficult enough without having to contend with dreaded scars that they may leave in their wake. Luckily, there are some effective products out there, including serums, creams, and masks, that will help to reduce the appearance of acne marks quickly — revealing fresh, soft skin …

Poppy Delevingne: 'Now I'm in my thirties, it feels like people are listening'

Poppy Delevingne is reclining on an elegant cream sofa, surrounded by scented candles. The vision of cool calm collection, however, is quickly punctured the second she begins talking, darting from one topic to the next at dizzying speed, waving her hands around and frequently emitting a throaty, …

Sir Harold Evans’ New Book Is a Master Class in How to Write

Legendary journalist Sir Harold Evans pens an ode to well-written prose.<p>Sir Harold Evans has had more lives than the luckiest cat.<p>The English-born …

Writing

The Map of Chemistry: New Animation Summarizes the Entire Field of Chemistry in 12 Minutes

Philosophers, technologists, and futurists spend a good deal of time obsessing about the nature of reality. Recently, no small number of such people …

A Coveted Home on a Prized Piece of Land in Sydney Sells for First Time in 30 Years

The estate on Bellevue Hill was built for entertaining, sports and views<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Sydney, Australia <b><br>Price:</b> A$27 million (US$19.9 …

Photographer waited in a river nightly for 4 years to get this singular shot of a beaver

<b>Donning snorkeling gear and weights, Louis-Marie Preau would lie motionless on the riverbed for 2 to 3 hours a night waiting for the perfect …

'Cyclops' Baby Goat Has Only 1 Eye And 1 Ear, But All Of Our Hearts

The goat's owner called the new kid a "miracle."<p>A one-eyed goat born in Assam, India, last week is being seen as a blessing by its owner.<p>The kid was born May 10 with only one eye, one ear and barely a nose, thanks to a condition called cyclopia that occurs in the womb when the brain’s two …

Cute Animals

8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

Yoga

Your drunk alter ego is actually the ‘real’ you

Waking up the morning after a big night out, you can be forgiven for trying to blame any mishaps on the “drunk” you.<p>And while you might truly believe …

Dogs can talk to humans, study suggests

Dogs have a surprising ability to make humans understand what their barks and growls mean, a study has shown.<p>Women were better than men at recognising when a dog was being playful or threatening, or feeling fear, scientists discovered.<p>For the study, 40 volunteers listened to different growls …

Pets

A Daily Dose Of Marijuana In Old Age Keeps Dementia Away

We all forget things sometimes, whether it's our car keys or the words to a song. As we age, changes in memory are normal, but we also become more …

Scientists Want To Understand The Language Of Dolphins By 2021

Artificial intelligence technology may be the key to figuring out how dolphins are communicating.<p>We live on a planet where it’s often difficult to engage in meaningful, intelligent conversations with our fellow humans. But what if interspecies communication with non-human creatures could occur ― …

Artificial Intelligence

Thai Hospital Provides Masks for Women Too Shy to Get a Potentially Life-Saving Pap Smear Test

The gynecology ward at the Nong Krot Hospital, in Thailand’s Kamphaeng Phet province, looked more like a masked ball hall a couple of days ago, as …

What drives a plant root toward water?

Plant roots are industrious, often burrowing in search of water even if it means dislodging things like pavement and sewer lines. But how is it …

Six fixes for anterior pelvic tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is a change in posture that happens when the front of the pelvis rotates forward, and the back of the pelvis rises.<p>Some research …

Pain

How turmeric can help you get brilliant white teeth (really)

Even though turmeric is a game-changing skin booster and inflammation-fighting superfood, you have to be careful handling it—because it turns …

A psychologist explains what too many people get wrong about parenting from the start

Most people know that, simply from observing the way their friends' lives change when they have children.<p>What's harder to accept is that you shouldn't sacrifice <i>all</i> your time, energy, and dignity when you become a parent.<p>It's a common mistake many first-time parents make, says Carl Pickhardt, a …

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Meditation

The Gold Leaf: An Enchanting Modern Fable About Possessiveness Redeemed by Unselfish Appreciation of Life’s Shared Wonder

A gentle reminder that the most beautiful things in life belong to no one and to everyone.<p>Wellbeing, argued the great humanistic philosopher and psychologist Erich Fromm in his treatise on having vs. being and how to master the art of living, requires “breaking through one’s narcissism and breaking …

Are You Clear About Your Writer Persona? Going Public by Design

Photo credit: Sébastien Barillot via Visualhunt.com / CC BY-NC-NDToday’s guest post is by creative coach, writer, and editor A M Carley (@amcarley). …

Writing

5 Tips for Becoming a Better (and More Consistent) Writer | Inc.com

Three years ago this month, I started to write on LinkedIn.<p>I remember trying to figure out what I wanted to write about, and whether anyone would want to read my stuff. But a post by LinkedIn's Editor in Chief, Dan Roth, helped me get over some of those initial confidence hurdles that were …

Creative Writing