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13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

Antarctic Meteorite Program - Mineral Sciences

The Antarctic Meteorite Program is a cooperative agreement between three agencies - the National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian …

Skip the Isles and Athens: 3 New Ways to Do Greece This Spring

Northern Greece<p>A far cry from the traffic of Athens and the high season island tourism, Northern Greece is noteworthy year-round for its diverse landscapes, ancient history, and innumerable activities both hedonistic and adventurous. The continuous flux of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the …

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity (and How You Can Use Mindfulness to Help You Stop)

Are you a complainer? Do you sometimes feel like anything you do can be complained about? Complaining feels good, like how smoking and eating …

10 ways smart people handle negative people

Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all, stress.<p><b>Related: 10 Habits of Unlikable</b> …

Planting seeds for nature and as therapy

Joni Gabriel made a career switch a number of years ago from publishing to something that brought her back to a topic that fascinated her as a girl: …

University of California

Garden Visit: A French Aesthete in Todos Santos, Mexico

A few years ago when LA-based photographer Laure Joliet’s father, Vincent Joliet, succumbed to the charms of surfing town Todos Santos on the Baja …

Gardening 101: False Shamrocks

Wood Sorrel, <i>Oxalis regnellii:</i> “False Shamrock”<p>As a member in good standing of the wood sorrel family, <i>Oxalis regnellii</i> should not be confused with the …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

6 Effective eLearning Course Must Haves Infographic

<b>6 Effective eLearning Course Must Haves Infographic</b>A good eLearning course is like a lip-smacking, mouth-watering, finger-licking meat pie. Every …

11 Most Genius Organizers on Amazon Right Now

Prepare yourself: You're going to want to buy all of them.<p>What if we told you there's a magical place where, at the touch of a button, your home would be the most organized it's ever been. Well, it exists and it's called Amazon. Sure, you have to <i>pay</i> for products to get it that way, but we've come …

The Best Cleaning and Organizing Tricks We Learned This Year

Consider your biggest clutter problems solved.<p>The art of improving one's house is never done. There are always more tricks to make your fridge feel twice as big and another method that promises to get gum out of carpet. And since it's our job to keep a pulse on home hacks, we wanted to share the …

10 Types of Visual Content That Go Viral

It’s easier than ever to create and share content.<p>In fact, we all create and share content regularly for both personal or business reasons. This …