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Who Built Africa?

<i>This is Part XVI of The Public Medievalist’s continuing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, continuing our interview with Chapurukha Kusimba,</i> …

Prehistoric cannibalism not just driven by hunger, study reveals

Humans are less nutritious than other forms of meat, findings show, indicating complex social motivations may be behind our ancestors’ cannibalism<p>Cannibalism among prehistoric humans was more likely to have been driven by social reasons than the need for a hearty meal, research suggests.<p>Evidence of …

How Maps Became Deadly Innovations in WWI

Advances in weaponry and cartography had deadly repercussions in World War I, which the United States entered 100 years ago today.<p>By the time the United States entered World War I, 100 years ago today, the conflict had been raging in Europe for nearly three years. It was to become one of the …

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

An Introvert's Guide To Leadership

I think a lot of people assume I’m an extrovert because I’m relatively visible in my role at BodeTree and enjoy engaging with people across the board. The truth, however, is that I’m more naturally inclined towards introverted tendencies. I’m more than comfortable keeping to myself and cherish the …

Personality

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Money

Are you a thinker or a non-thinker? Take the need for cognition test to find out

Here’s a perfect excuse to lounge around. People of higher intelligence were found to spend more time in leisurely activity, being less physical than …

The year 2050: robot sex, talking pets – and immortality

A futurologist has made a series of startling predictions about life in 34 years’ time. But how far can we trust his forecast?

Immortality

Managing for Happiness Reveals a New Approach to Employee Engagement

What motivates your employees to come to work?What makes them happy when they get there?These two questions have plagued managers and owners for …

Employee Engagement

How to Be Happier than Anyone You Know

Only recently has the field of positive psychology emerged, and it has had a hard time getting a handle on happiness. Few really reliable facts have …

Happiness

After studying over a million people, my company found that top performers share this difficult skill — here's how you can develop it

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact).<p>The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control — a skill that unleashes massive …

Emotional Intelligence

Airbnb plans to build community centers in small towns

Airbnb is starting up an experimental design group to work on odd new hospitality projects that could one day become major company initiatives. The group is called Samara, and its first project is to build "community centers" to draw tourists to small, little-traveled towns.<p><i>FastCo Design</i> has a …

How to create eye-catching emails

For many communicators, there’s an ongoing debate over the effectiveness of email marketing.<p>Although social media has assisted marketing managers …

Marketing

Why Authentic Storytelling Exposes the Best and Worst of Brands

One of the best things we can do as consumers is reward brands who are transparent with their stories of impact and stop supporting those who remain …

This Is How to Find Happiness: 6 Proven Secrets From Research

We all want to know how to find happiness. And the internet is chock full of advice on how to get there — but most of it is based on studies done on …

Pope Francis: Capitalism is 'Terrorism Against All of Humanity'

Pope Francis surprised reporters on a flight from Krakow to the Vatican late Sunday when he blamed the "god of money" for extremist violence in …

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Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

The Domino Effect: How To Create A Chain Reaction Of Good Habits

Human behaviors are often tied to one another.<p>For example, consider the case of a woman named Jennifer Lee Dukes. For two and a half decades during her adult life, starting when she left for college and extending into her 40s, Dukes never made her bed except for when her mother or guests dropped by …

7 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Instantly Happy

Whatever you decide, make sure it makes you happy.<p>We all want to find happiness, but with so many of us feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed, it's easier said than done.<p>But here's the good news: Seven little acts that can give you a daily does of happiness.<p><b>1. Expand your positive</b> …

How a Muslim woman’s praise for Jewish man's kindness melted hearts on social media

Chance meeting between 90-year-old Jewish man and Muslim-American woman at Boston-area bookstore attracts online attention.<p>><p>Symbols of Judaism and …

Children with mental health problems forced to wait up to THREE YEARS for treatment

Young people with mental health problems are waiting up to three years for treatment.<p>Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act show …

Harley Quinn of ‘Suicide Squad’ could be 2016’s most popular movie character. How did she get started?

A deranged psychiatrist wouldn’t seem like something you’d want to be for Halloween, but once Harley Quinn is unleashed on the world this week, it very well could be the hot costume this fall. One of DC Comics most popular anti-heroes, Harley Quinn is the doctor who thought she could get in the …

3 Things Failure Can Teach You About Success, According To These Athletes

Failure is an opportunity, not the end of the road.<p>In a few weeks, athletes from around the world will perform almost super-human feats of strength and agility at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics. When they win, their shiny faces will beam with joy and pride as the flags are lowered and their …

Paralympics

The Cruel Beauty of Hieronymus Bosch: 500 Years of Breathtaking Imagery

Pieter van Huystee’s documentary ‘Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil’ is a fascinating tribute to the Dutch master.<p>This year, 500 annums after …

The Freewrite is the ultimate distraction-free writing tool

W<p>riting on a computer is awful. Without discipline – in my case, at least – an effort to get out 1,000 words of non-fiction usually ends up consisting of thirty minutes of web browsing before writing, intermittent Facebook trips while tapping out a few hundred words, and a nice jaunt through Hacker …

eReaders

7 Inspirational Leadership Lessons From An Adventurer

<b>By Christoph von Toggenburg</b><p>“The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety.” – Johann Wolfgang Goethe<p>Have you ever found yourself in an extreme situation? Did you learn something from that experience and apply that lesson to your personal or professional life, or both?<p>My childhood dream …

There Are 5 Stages of Leadership. Which One Describes You?

Moving to the next stage will help your company compete in a complex world.<p>What kind of leader are you? Are you able to inspire those around you to do their best work and help your company thrive in a complex world? And does being a good leader leave you drained and exhausted or are you able to …

What the Most Resilient People Have in Common

When the going gets tough, the tough stay connected, positive, and resilient.<p>The truth is that life can be tough, business can be hard-hitting and success comes with challenges. What separates those who can hold their own and keep going in times of adversity is a cluster of habits that center on …