Kate Mayfield

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5 Surprising Parenting Methods: Do They Work?

<b>1. Never saying the word "no"</b><p><i>"I can't stand it when kids say 'no' or 'mine' over and over. So I never said that word to my son. I found other ways to</i> …

It's not a bad life, just a bad day: 20 quotes to get over it

Sometimes life likes to play it mean and hurts you really bad. It could be because of us or it could be the result of someone else’s doing. Anyways, …

Our Universe: It's the 'Simplest' Thing We Know

Our universe is actually really simple, it's just our cosmological theories that are getting needlessly complex, argues one of the world's leading …

Physics

12 Ways to Make Yourself Feel Better in Uncomfortable Situations | Inc.com

It's the holiday season. I really don't need to say anything else. There will be many uncomfortable situations this year and in the coming years. There will be that one person at your holiday party that you'd rather not talk with or the neighbor down the street that you heard fighting that come to …

Self-help

You Can Be Productive or Creative, Not Both | Inc.com

In order to be successful in business you need to have good ideas and to execute on them. If you want to accomplish both you'd better not bury your head in the sand -- the tough truth is these two aims are at odds with each other.<p>That's the thought-provoking takeaway of a recent HBR post by …

Creativity

13 Awkward Moments When You Have Depression And Anxiety

Not showering, but also spending lots of time worrying about the fact that you're not.<p><i>If you need information and practical advice on depression, you can call the Rethink advice and information service on 0300 5000 927 (10am–2pm), if you're in the UK.</i><p>The Depression Alliance, a charity for sufferers …

Depression

The 10 Best Movies of 2015

Here are Vanity Fair film critic Richard Lawson’s picks for the 10 best films of the year.<p>From space yarns to music epics to lesbian romances to dystopian adventures, these were my favorite movies of the year. Because it’s hard to stop at 10, I’ve added a few honorable mentions at the bottom. And …

Blade Runner

37 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Bad | Inc.com

As Inigo Montoya famously said, "Why do you keep using that word? I do not think it means what you think it means."<p>He's right: Using the right word matters, especially when you're trying to make a great impression. (And when are you <i>not</i> trying to make a great impression?)<p>To make sure that doesn't …

Language

New startup aims to transfer people's consciousness into artificial bodies so they can live forever

As advancements in technology continue at an ever-increasing pace, will there ever come a day when we’ll be able to use science to cheat death? …

Singularity

The Easy Way You Can Influence The Types of Dreams You Have

Advertisement<p>Many factors affect the dreams you have, such as your emotional state, daily activities and interactions, personal issues, and even diet.<p>…

Sleep

How writing regularly can improve your creativity and clarity

Starting or running a business is a risky endeavor. Entrepreneurs and artists deal with a storm of surprises and self-doubt, and they need to constantly learn and adapt to steer the ship to safety.<p>I’ve found that one of the best avenues for problem solving is writing. The process of putting pen to …

Teen Invents Headphones That Prevent Hearing Loss

Aegis Acoustics headphones were designed by 16-year-old Kingsley Cheng as a stylish-but-safe way listen to music. “The American Academy of Audiology reports that approximately 12 percent of all children ages 6–19 have noise-induced hearing loss. We’re here to change all that and make listening …

Consumer Tech

In future, the internet could come through your lightbulb

The tungsten lightbulb has served well over the century or so since it was introduced, but its days are numbered now with the arrival of LED lighting, which consume a tenth of the power of incandescent bulbs and have a lifespan 30 times longer.<p>Potential uses of LEDs are not limited to illumination: …