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Are you a 'SuperAger'? Why some brains age twice as slowly.

At 89, Donald Tenbrunsel is a bit of a phenomenon. He surfs the internet with ease, happily converses on a broad range of timely topics, volunteers and reads regularly.<p>Known as a "SuperAger," Tenbrunsel was part of a study that helped researchers discover what factors might set these super-sharp …

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 …

A Buddhist Master Explains What Karma Really Means and How It Can Be Used for Personal Growth

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. You’ve probably heard someone say “She must have some good/bad karma!”<p>Some people think it’s almost fate.<p>But …

These Creepy Paintings Look Ripped from a Surreal Storybook

Roby dwi Antono’s paintings portray children frolicking with ghostly creatures in an unsettling fantasyland.<p>Young but far from foolish, a cast of girls stand their ground while animal specters invade their immediate surroundings. The image of an unperturbed pre-teen girl holding an oversized insect …

BlackBerry KeyOne: Keyboard, screen, convenience key and more - CNET

The Blackberry Key2 has been officially revealed. And yes, it has a physical keyboard.<p>Weeks after BlackBerry revealed the brand's big comeback phone, to the joy of BlackBerry die-hards and other lovers of physical keyboards, the KeyOne finally landed on my desk. Full disclaimer: I've been given a …

Mobile Technology

This is probably the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung is set to announce the Galaxy S8 smartphone in late March, but the two videos and a couple of images embedded here appear to show working units.<p>The videos show the phone’s refined design. The curved screen of the S7 remains as does the 3.5mm headphone port. The phone looks very similar to …

Phones

Amazon and Netflix Celebrate First Oscar Wins For Streaming Services

Amazon and Netflix yesterday collected the first Academy Awards for streaming services, sharing four gold statuettes between them at this year's Oscars.<p>Amazon Studios bagged a Best Actor trophy for Casey Affleck's portrayal of a grieving man in "Manchester by the Sea". Bought by Amazon for $10 …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Isabel Hardman: When my mind stopped working, I realised just how badly we treat mental health

A few years ago, a fellow political journalist asked me, quite sincerely, whether depression "really is an illness". In 2016, when I decided to speak out about the mental illness that had forced me off sick for two months, the reaction could not have been kinder or more enlightened. I was …

Iconic Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies at 60: 'She Was Loved by the World and She Will Be Missed Profoundly'

Carrie Fisher, the actress best known as <i>Star Wars</i>‘ Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 60.<p>Family spokesman Simon …

25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Feeling Less Than Grateful? Some People Are Just Wired That Way

It's a time of year when we're often urged to be grateful; for friends, for family, for presents under the tree. But not everyone experiences gratitude as a positive force in their life.<p>People who score higher on measures of autonomy experience less overall gratitude and value it less, according to …

The Benefits of Meditation: 10 Minutes to Peace, Clarity & Focus

<b>“Meditation teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you feel overwhelmed at times? Or slightly lost? …

Meditation

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success -- here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

<i>Amazon</i><p>Money isn't enough to motivate us to do good work<p>In 'Payoff,' Duke University behavioural economist Dan Ariely argues that human motivation is …

New research supports the growing concern that smartphones are destroying our romantic relationships

The majority of our relationships are in shambles.<p>The US divorce rate hovers at 40%, but that’s not the whole story. Many intact relationships are on life support. According to a survey by the National Opinion Research Center, 60 percent of people in a relationship say they’re not very satisfied. …

How Bella Hadid, Kendall and Kylie, and the Rest of the Fashion World Celebrated the Holidays

From Kris Jenner's holiday blowout — attended, of course, by daughters Kylie and Kendall — on Christmas Eve to models like Maria Borges and Joan Smalls heading overseas to their respective homes for a short vacation and Bella Hadid's winter wonderland, the fashion crowd did it up for Christmas …

The Shoe Trend Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Gigi Hadid Are Loving

Velvet is one of those fabrications that is instantly associated with winter, much like shearling or fur.<p>When it comes to shoes, velvet was mostly …

When Can I Say I'll Be Alone Forever?

Earlier this year, I went to a dinner party at a friend’s house. The household and guests slowly assembled in the kitchen, opening and closing …

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Kanye West Adds a Dash of Pink to His Blond Hair — Check Out His New Look

Looks like Kylie Jenner‘s hair-chameleon habits are starting to rub off on her family members — perhaps most surprisingly on her brother-in-law Kanye …

This Is Why It's So Hard To Leave Bad Relationships

If you've gotten frustrated with a friend — or yourself, for that matter — for not leaving a relationship that was clearly not going well, you may …

7 pro tips to help you learn how to cook in 2017

Learning to cook is at the top of many New Year's resolution lists. And it's easy enough to grab a shiny new stockpot, a cookbook with glossy …

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Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think are Normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, …

5 Powerful Questions to Ask When Things Seem to be Going Wrong

When things seem to be going wrong and you're stuck in a pit of fear, start getting curious and ask yourself some of these questions:<p>1. What opportunity is this giving me for growth, healing, evolution, or learning?<p>2. What would happen If I didn't label this as bad?<p>3. What meaning am I adding to …

Self-help

40 of the best Android apps of 2016

This year saw a great crop of new and updated apps to make your Android device more useful, productive and entertaining.<p>We’ve rounded up 40 of the best ones we tested all through 2016 – flip through our list, find your favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you’re rocking on your own …

Apps

Everyone crashed their new holiday drone

Few things define the holidays like the fading whine of a newly-gifted drone as it floats ever farther away, over branches and out of sight, where it …

Christmas Trees