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This $15 Low-Tech Gadget Increased My Yearly Income by $28,000

Why ruin your productivity by letting anybody and everybody interrupt you when you're working?<p>My Inc.com blogging colleague Jeff Haden recently asked me to share my favorite productivity secret with him. I figured that as long as I was sharing it with him, I might as well share it with everyone …

Brain Connection Strength Varies With Fitness Levels in Older Adults

<b>A new study shows that age-related differences in brain health – specifically the strength of connections between different regions of the brain –</b> …

Humanity

Are You Man Enough For ‘Man Therapy’?

A 24/7 online service is encouraging men, who wouldn’t ordinarily do so, to seek help for mental health issues.<p>Dr. Rich Mahogany, a mustachioed man …

Mental Health

How working for a suicide prevention hotline made me rethink pain and empathy - Vox

It was a Thursday night around 11, and I was making coffee in the office kitchen. I was just about to start my shift. But before I could finish stirring, my supervisor came in. She looked more worried than usual.<p>More on mental health<p>9 things I wish people understood about anxiety<p>Grief is powerful. …

The Cognitive Dissonance of Casting Changes

2<p>SHARES<p>There's a moment at the beginning of the fourth season of HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> that's particularly jarring—and it has nothing to do with …

Anxiety Sufferers: You Might Just Be Too Smart

If you suffer from anxiety, social or otherwise, you might be tempted to think that your brain is just ‘broken.’<p>However, there is evidence to suggest …

Babies Learn Language Socially

“It has to be social.” That’s the advice Patricia Kuhl gave to me and another CNS 2015 attendee following her riveting talk about language …

Language Learning

Republican Thorn Ted Cruz Announces Run For President

The 2016 presidential campaign has its first official candidate. Republican Ted Cruz jumped into the race for the presidency, announcing his intentions in a tweet at 12:09 am EDT Monday morning.<p>"I'm running for president and I hope to earn your support!" the firebrand Texas senator tweeted simply …

Republicans

Sorry, but it's not a 'law of capitalism' that you pay people as little as possible — it's an excuse

Consumers account for ~70% of the spending in our economy, so when they're hurting, we're all hurting.<p>The reason average consumers are strapped is that, for the past 35 years, we have increasingly told ourselves that the only thing companies are supposed to do is "maximize profit." We have …

Income Inequality

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Writing

10 Ways to Stop Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed

I had just read an early version of a new book and decided to do a quick survey during a speaking engagement. I asked the audience, "How many of you …

8,000 Years Ago, 17 Women Reproduced for Every One Man

8.7K<p>SHARES<p>Once upon a time, 4,000 to 8,000 years after humanity invented agriculture, something very strange happened to human reproduction. Across …

Teaching science to the brain: How we learn the way things work

When you learn a new technical concept, something happens in your brain, but exactly what has been a mystery until now.<p>For the first time, Carnegie …

The Extinction of Fruits & Vegetables in 80 Years

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Seeds represent the foundation of life. We depend on them for food, for medicine and for our very survival. In many ways, you can trace …

Science says these 5 daily rituals will make you happy

17%.<p>Via "The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work:"<p>Only 17% of the adult population is said to be flourishing, fulfilling their potential for happiness, success, and productivity.<p>Less than one in five. And the question that follows is, of course: <i>how do I become one of those …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

What Brain Orgasms—And 2 More Bizarre Symptoms—Say About You

Fear of small holes. Extreme aversion to olives. Brain orgasms. These are wacky—but real—health phenomena that even have experts mystified. Here, a look into some of the weirdest symptoms around, and what to do if you have them.<p><b>RANDOM PHOBIAS</b> <b><br>What are they?</b><br>There's misophonia, where you can't stand …

European Union Army Plan Aims to Protect Continent from Russia, ISIS

RAMSTEIN, Germany — As conflicts worsen on NATO’s eastern borders, the case is being made for a pan-European army as commanders seek multinational “coalitions of force” — with or without American help.<p>Long-term plans for the creation of a joint European Union force have been tabled that backers say …

Geopolitics

How your face betrays your personality and health

We are more than just a pretty face. It turns out the shape, size and even colour of our looks can relay some very important information about our personalities, health and sexuality. David Robson investigates.<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul …

Psychology

JAXA beams solar energy from space to Earth with accuracy

The problem with gathering solar energy here on Earth via solar panels is that a lot of the energy that the sun produces doesn’t make it through the …

Pentagon Gets Authority To Hire 3,000 Cyber Pros

<b>The military has been given the go-</b>ahead to fast-track the hiring of 3,000 computer whiz civilians, in part, to flesh out the half-staffed U.S. Cyber …

Billionaire Teams Up With NASA To Mine the Moon

schwit1 writes: <i>Moon Express, a Mountain View, California-based company that's aiming to send the first commercial robotic spacecraft to the moon next</i> …

UC Irvine Releases Chemistry Lectures Online

The University of California, Irvine has kicked off an "Open Chemistry" project that makes lectures from 16 separate undergraduate and graduate …

UC Irvine

New Goodyear Tires Harness Friction To Help Power Your Car

Where the rubber meets the road, there's energy to be gained<p>When it comes to energy, heat is a big waste. Sometimes we can put waste heat to good use, like by redirecting steam from power plants to heat homes. But a lot of other times, heat is just lost. Take, for instance, when your car tires run …

Clean Energy

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

Fields Medal winner Cédric Villani: 'the human brain is not designed for maths'

The flamboyant mathematician, whose semi-autobiographical book is published this week, reveals his pet dinosaur, teaching methods and mysterious love of spiders<p>Professor Cédric Villani, 41, is a French mathematician who focuses chiefly on the theory of partial differential equations and …

Mathematics

The Antidote: Self-Help for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking

Everyone wants to be happy. But despite our goal to be happy, many of us still go through life unfulfilled, unsatisfied, and stressed out. Oliver …

Happiness

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

Emospark claims to make AI computer able to empathise with humans

The machine that 'feels' EMOTIONS: Microchip breakthrough claims to make AI computer able to empathise with humans<p><b>London-based Emoshape has created a</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

You Can Now Go To College For Free In Germany, No Matter Where You're From

Well, you might be thinking, isn't that just <i>wunderbar</i> for the damn Germans, with their excellent supermarket commercials and their spectacular beach nudity and their pragmatically dressed Chancellor. Now with their free college they're just showing off. Well, here's the kicker: Germany didn't just …