Kristin CB

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The Wisdom of Running a 2,189-Mile Marathon

What extreme athletes can—and can’t—tell us about human endurance<p>Of all the things that could have broken Scott Jurek on a 2,189-mile run, it was a small tree root that crushed his spirit. He was 38 days into an attempt to beat the speed record for completing the full length of the Appalachian …

What To Do Instead of Calling the Police

Lawns Are an Ecological Disaster

Neil Tyson often conjectures that maybe aliens have concluded humans aren’t intelligent enough to contact. He’s probably referring to our capacity …

Ecology

The secrets of the ‘high-potential’ personality

Are there six traits that could really mark out your potential to achieve?<p>Are you curious, conscientious and competitive? Do you also have the more mysterious qualities of “high adjustment”, “ambiguity acceptance” and “risk approach”? If so, congratulations! According to new psychological research, …

The Perks of a Play-in-the-Mud Educational Philosophy

When did America decide preschool should be in a classroom?<p>Most American kids don’t spend large chunks of their day catching salamanders and poking sticks into piles of fox poop. In a nation moving toward greater standardization of its public-education system, programs centered around getting kids …

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

As the writer Bill Gifford puts it: 'Ageing makes us fat, and then our fat makes us age'<p>Your nervous system is changing, too. Reaction times are at their best around age 24<p>Research suggests 120 is the absolute upper limit for the durability of the human frame<p>Slow down, that used to be the mantra …

Exercise

The Last Conversation You’ll Need to Have on Eating Right: The Follow-ups

The stated goal of our piece on healthy eating was to cut through all the noise and help everyone see how simple it is to eat well — even though it’s …

Don’t Know What You Want? Improve These 7 Universal Skills

What does success look like? What do you want from life? What career do you want?<p>Most of us answer “I don’t know.”<p>And you know what? There’s nothing …

6 Crucial Steps for a Powerful Personal Transformation | Inc.com

You possess the greatest gift known to mankind: the power of choice.<p>You possess the greatest gift known to mankind: the power of choice.<p>Is there something in your life that could be better? You have everything you need, right now, to change it. You can't always control external people and events, …

The 21 Most Important Questions Of Your Life

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned from reading books, interviewing smart people, and having conversations with my mentors is that …

Everything you should know about happiness in one infographic

We often talk about happiness, yet rarely take the time to define it. And that’s probably because it is incredibly difficult — each scientific …

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

How to Overcome Workload Paralysis and Get Back into Action

We're all busy, but sometimes we go through periods where the work piles up and it seems like it might never end. You might have so much work that …

4 Weekend Habits That Can Save Time and Boost Your Productivity Next Week

We all have 24 hours in the day, but top performers use these 4 time-management habits to separate themselves.<p>When it comes to improving your health, productivity, and business's growth, time management is a necessity for mastery of those domains.<p>Even if you know your goals for the upcoming week, …

Taming the Epic To-Do List

The to-do list can be an indispensable tool when used to mindfully manage your time. But used indiscriminately, you become its servant. The first step in making your list work for you is to be clear on what job you’re “hiring” it to do. Most of us fail to do this, and so our lists are crammed with …

8 signs you're not drinking enough water — even if you think you are

Three out of four Americans are chronically dehydrated in the United States, according to DripDrop. And unfortunately, most people are not even aware that they're not drinking enough water.<p>Unbeknownst to you, your body is telling you that you're dehydrated in ways you may not even realize. We spoke …

If you love staying up late and sleeping in, doing otherwise might actually hurt your health

Here’s one more way our modern sleep schedules might be killing us.<p>Night owls might get a rap for staying up too late watching Netflix or getting lost in meme spirals on the web, but it’s not all fun and games. Study after study shows the later you sleep and rise, the more likely you are to develop …

Northwestern University

Shine Bright as a Park-Loving Superstar this National Park Week

Parks are yours to enjoy all year long and for a stretch of days each April, National Park Week offers national park visitors special programming and …

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet

In every single state, a portion of the population doesn’t have access to broadband, and some have no access to the internet at all.<p><i>This story appears in VICE magazine's Dystopia and Utopia Issue. Click</i> <i>HERE</i> <i>to subscribe to VICE magazine.</i><p>Ben Wilfong leaned toward his computer screen, fingers poised …

Discover 5 of America’s Old-Growth Forests

June 16th, 2016|Tags: big trees, Most Popular, recreation|<p><b>By Lindsay Seventko,</b> <i>Communications Intern</i><p>There are still extraordinary places left on earth …

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

I was one of Facebook's first users. I shouldn't have trusted Mark Zuckerberg

I’d like to think that I spared a thought for the motivations of the man behind the screen​, but I’m sure I didn’t<p>Fourteen years, two months, and eight days ago, I made a mistake. Like a lot of mistakes made at the age of 20 inside a college dorm room, it involved trusting a man I shouldn’t have, …

Mark Zuckerberg

23 Motivational Songs to Get You Pumped in 2017

Prospecting for sales leads ... not the most fun thing in the world.There’s no question that it’s incredibly important, but researching dozens of …

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

USGS: Volcano Hazards Program YVO Yellowstone

August 13, 2018 Article Link<p>Are Yellowstone's gases dangerous?<p><i>Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and</i> …

The 50 Best Fantasy Books of the 21st Century (So Far)

While fantastical stories have been around since before the written word, they’ve gone in and out of fashion throughout history. But the 21st century …

Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work

The generation that is quickly occupying the majority of business leadership roles is one that's grown up playing video games, spends the most time …

Why American Students Haven't Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years

Schools usually focus on teaching comprehension skills instead of general knowledge—even though education researchers know better.<p>Every two years, education-policy wonks gear up for what has become a time-honored ritual: the release of the Nation’s Report Card. Officially known as the National …

How to Pick a Career (That Actually Fits You)

Hey readers! Quick note before we jump in:This is a post about something I’ve been wanting to write about forever: careers. Society tells us a lot of …

Self-improvement