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How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Self-improvement

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

19 secret references you never noticed in your favourite movies

Most movie Easter eggs subtly reference another piece of pop culture. For example, 1982's 'Tron' hid the arcade favourite 'Pac-Man' on a map within …

George Lucas

60 Ways You Can Choose to Live Happy Every Day

Here are some prescriptions for the life you always wanted to live.<p>A few years ago, author Meera Lester wrote a little non-scientific self-help gem called <i>365 Ways to Live Happy</i>.<p>Reducing her list down to 60 techniques for a happier life was no small task, as so many are applicable in producing a …

Happiness

Ben Affleck Goes Full Gangster Mode In The First Trailer For ‘Live By Night’

It’s been four years since Ben Affleck directed Best Picture winner <i>Argo</i>, which means it’s about time for him to step behind the camera again. It’s also been more than half a decade since Affleck directed <i>The Town</i>, which means it is <i>definitely</i> time for him to get another Boston crime film out into the …

32 thrifty ways you can improve your home on a budget

If you're anything like us, even when you've finished decorating your house completely, you'll still be tempted to tweak and look for ways to …

Wall Art

Former Victoria's Secret Photo Retoucher Shares Just How Fake It All Is

Anonymous photo retoucher blows the lid off the industry’s photoshopping methods<p>When you walk past Victoria’s Secret and are presented with giant …

3-D Printing Maps to Help the Blind

To create navigational tools for the visually impaired, a team of engineers is combining a new technology with a very old one.<p>The Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey, is a state-funded facility that teaches vocational skills to the blind and visually impaired. Old wooden maps …

23 New Hair Tricks You Need To Try Right Now

Will 2016 be your best hair year yet? It might just be with one or more of these 23 easy hairstyling tricks.<p><b>The $1 Trick to Way Shinier Hair</b><p><b>Haircuts That Take Off 10 Years</b><p><b>3 Easy Ways to Make Your Dye Job Last Longer</b><p><b>51 New Hair Ideas to Try in 2016</b><p><b>Why You Should Really Condition Before You</b> …

15-year-old killed while shielding Tennessee girls from bullets

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a saying that the true character of a person shines in a time of crisis.<p>There's no doubt of Zaevion William Dobson's character, according to the 15-year-old's friends and family, who are mourning his death.<p>Thursday evening, the football player jumped on top of three girls to shield …

Barack Obama

World Leaders Rock Elegant Man Buns

World hairpiece, at last.<p>Committing to a fashion trend can be a tricky thing. It seemed the instant you convinced your mom to buy you a pair of Steve Madden platform sneakers, the world moved on to Skechers.<p>Fortunately, one of today's biggest trends can be snipped off in a moment's notice or even …

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

12 Things Women With Great Hair Do Every Day

Put those heat tools down!<p>If you're constantly coveting perfect hair, turn away from all those pricey fad treatments that do more to drain your wallet than treat your strands. And instead, pick up some daily habits that will actually make a difference. We asked top stylists to spill their secrets …

Eh Bee

Microsoft admits 'we've lost our way' on PC games

At the Game Developers Conference on Wednesday, Phil Spencer took the stage and reaffirmed that the company sees Windows 10 as the company's big chance to get back its shine and its market leadership.<p>He also committed to building games for HoloLens, the futuristic augmented reality goggles that …

Windows 10

Sheryl Sandberg: Let's Stop Calling Strong Women "Bossy"

Cosmo Careers guest editor and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has something to get off her chest.<p>Most of us remember the girl on the playground: she created games at recess; she enforced the rules; she handed out the parts to the plays (which she wrote and directed). She was confident, decisive, in …

What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?

Sheryl Sandberg talks LeanIn.org's "What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?" campaign and how to find the courage to take your career to the next level.<p>In May, we launched a campaign at LeanIn.org called "What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?" We asked young women to answer that question for …

How to Create Innovation Cultures That Keep Working

Americans are innovative almost by nature. We grow up with lemonade stands, <i>Shark Tank</i>, and Kickstarter projects. Our national identity is built in part on bootstrapping and experimentation. We’re indoctrinated early with the twin beliefs that each of us holds the seeds of invention and that a good …

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

Relationships

Inside Brad & Angelina's Chateau Wedding

All of the details from Brangelina's secret wedding ceremony<p>After nine years of being one of the world's most talked about couples, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie surprised everyone when they finally tied the knot in a ceremony held on August 23. The wedding details and photos, showcasing Jolie's …