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Happiness is not a state as far as Aristotle is concerned, it’s an activity, says Professor Edith Hall, and you just have to decide to become happier<p>You’ve got the Headspace app, know your downward dog from your black dog, and once read something by Freud, so what can a guy who lived 23 centuries …

Happiness

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Time Management

8 Amazing CRISPR projects that could change life as we know it

Since it burst onto the scene a decade ago, CRISPR-Cas9 has shaken the field of genetics to its core. Offering a new genomic editing tool that’s …

Genetics

Charred Peach Rosé Sangria

It may be cliché by now, but we still can't get enough rosé. Whether it's frozen into ice pops, bottled in a 40 or churned into ice cream, we'll take …

Flavors

Peach Jalapeño Sangria

This spicy summer sangria incorporates peaches and jalapeños, two ingredients whose relationship is sort of the like the Odd Couple: The peach calms …

5 Beer Cocktail Recipes You Should Absolutely Be Drinking

Hey, you did a really great job mastering wine cocktails. Your next challenge: beer cocktails, from Bloody Marys to margaritas and even a cider-based …

Cocktails

I Used a Derma-Roller on My Body to See If It Would Actually Heal Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are a part of life—that I've accepted. And now that some brands have decided to stop Photoshopping them out of their ad campaigns and …

Skin Care

There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain — and it could save you money, too

Eating healthy in a country where heavily processed snack foods are sold as breakfast and fried foods are cheaper than fresh produce is no easy task. Finding the right eating plan gets even harder when medical experts can't seem to agree on what we should consume for optimal health. But as it turns …

Holistic Medicine

Something important was different about this shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> This newest shooting seems, sadly, familiar, but it is important that we pay attention to what is different here.<p>The deadly attack Friday in Santa Fe, Texas, left at least 10 dead. Terrified kids, shocked parents, authoritative law enforcement, inquisitive reporters, and somber politicians …

Guns

20 Desserts That Make the Most of Fresh Fruit

Fruit out of a can should only be a last resort.<p>There is something quintessentially summery about eating just fruit for an entire meal when the mood strikes. Perhaps it’s because we’re most likely dehydrated from sweating our asses off on the commute home from work and our bodies are telling us to …

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind – Quartz

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Physics

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

Science Says This 1 Thing in Your LinkedIn Profile Will Make or Break Your Chances of Getting Hired | Inc.com

Many LinkedIn users invest hours into making their profiles look professional. They scour the thesaurus looking for a verb to describe their work experience and they tediously list every professional accomplishment they've ever achieved.<p>Yet, many of those same people put little effort into their …

Psychology

Here's How the Stock Market Works

If you're new to investing, the stock market can understandably seem confusing. However, understanding the stock market doesn't need to be too difficult. While it's impossible to explain every detail of how stocks and the stock market works in a single article, here's an overview of the …

Bits & Bytes | Digital-First Vogue Arabia, Styling Algorithms

This week, Condé Nast launches digital-first Vogue Arabia, and a lab in South Korea creates a search engine for fashion items.<p>"<b>Vogue Arabia Launches</b> …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Why These Vitamin B12 Liquid Drops Helped me Conquer the Midday Slump | Review | Shopswell

Vitamin B12 Liquid Drops Promotes Fast Absorption of the Vitamin for Proper Brain and Nervous System Function, Also Boosts Energy Levels To Speed Up …

How H.R. Giger Invented Sci-Fi's Most Terrifying Monster

Taschen's monograph on the late genius H.R. Giger took ten years to complete and is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the artist's inimitable work. In this excerpt, writer Andreas J. Hirsch explains why Giger's work is like a "Rosetta Stone."<p><i>The following excerpt from Taschen's</i> …

The Psychology of Procrastination: 5 ways to stop putting things off for good

You're reading The Psychology of Procrastination: 5 ways to stop putting things off for good, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and …

Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

5 Websites that Pay Writers $100+ Per Post

If you want to get published online, here are five potential websites that may have a need for your writing. Included is a variety of websites. If …

Three Common Storytelling Mistakes

I know you think storytelling is important, because you’re reading this blog post. Or do you need to be persuaded? The human mind is structured to remember stories, not facts, or things, or lists, or even ideas. Do you want proof?<p>Here it is. It’s a fact that we are much safer today, in 2016, from …

Public Speaking

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Breaking point: America approaching a period of disintegration, argues anthropologist Peter Turchin

<b>Unrest in Charlotte, NC, September 20, 2016. (Reuters/Adam Rhew)</b><p>Anthropologist Peter Turchin’s “Ages of Discord” provides a crucial decoder ring for Trump-era social strife<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>October 1, 2016 2:45pm (UTC)<p>As the 2016 campaign reaches fever pitch, the more heat there is and the less light …

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5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

Modern life is killing our children: Cancer rate in young people up 40 per cent in 16 years

Modern life is killing children with the number of youngsters diagnosed with cancer rising 40 per cent in the past 16 years because of air pollution, pesticides, poor diets and radiation, scientists have warned.<p>New analysis of government statistics by researchers at the charity Children with Cancer …

Cancer

10 Things All Curly-Haired Girls Should Do

<b>What tip do you swear by for curly hair? Tell us in the comments!</b><p><i>This story was originally published on August 13, 2016.</i>

17 New Songs That Will Make You More Productive Today

The music you are listening to really does matter<p>As much as art can decorate your space, music can decorate your time. And you already know about the …