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The Productivity Hacks Of 12 Successful People

The secret to working more efficiently isn’t about working more or less, but smarter. So we asked 12 successful people how they do it.<p>If you find yourself getting easily overwhelmed by emails, struggling to keep your eyes open at your desk, or constantly getting distracted by coworkers, chances …

Time Management

These Gorgeous Ceramics Are Made By Blasting Music Below A 3-D Printer

Makerbot meets music.<p>Ceramics are among the oldest handcrafts with the earliest vessels dating back to 24,000 B.C. From practical objects to aesthetic exercises (and not to mention steamy film props), pottery continues to endure. Designers today are still experimenting with the medium and …

Ceramics

Scientists Search for Glaucoma Cure, Discover Perfect Pancakes Instead

Are your pancakes uneven? Are they speckled with unsightly craters? Science is here to help.<p>Researchers at the University College London set out to …

92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study finds

If you imagine millennials are just young people entranced by their cellphones or tablet computers, you might want to think again. According to a new study, 92% of college students would rather do their reading the old-fashioned way, with pages and not pixels.<p>The finding comes from American …

College & University

Taking LSD leads to 'improved psychological wellbeing' - study

Research has found that psychedelic drugs can improve levels of optimism and openness - while a separate study has found they may help prevent domestic violence<p>LSD can make you more optimistic and more open to experience, according to a new study by researchers at Imperial College London.<p>The study, …

5 Tips to Make Your Small Kitchen Feel Large

<i>By Miranda Agee for Architectural Digest.</i><p>(photo: Patrick Cline)<p>New York-based interior designer Jenny Wolf is known for refined interiors that have relaxing qualities and offer a sense of calm in the bustling city. When involved in a full renovation, Wolf often finds that she is tasked with …

Iceman’s Gut Holds Clues to Humans’ Spread into Europe

The frozen mummy may have died with a wicked stomach ache from H. pylori bacteria, which also help date a migration wave from Africa.<p>A new DNA analysis of the stomach contents of Ötzi, the famous 5,300-year-old ice mummy known as the Iceman, has found that his gut contains a strain of infectious …

Anthropology

16 Ways To Hit The Refresh Button In The New Year

It's time to calm, clear and cheer!<p>After a jolly season of turkey dinners, holiday parties, Champagne cocktails and more social obligations than you can even remember, it's natural to want to pause and hit the refresh button in the new year.<p>That doesn't mean making a new year's resolution to lose …

The 6-Layer Bento Box That Won't Leave You Hungry

Stop paying $$$ every day for grain bowls. Build a healthy and satisfying lunch on the cheap with a 6-layer bento box.<p>Enough is enough: No one should pay upwards of $10 for a grain bowl, which is essentially a glorified salad. We love health food stores, but something's gotta give. Save money and …

Ten quick responses to atheist claims

You don't have to read hundreds of books before you can discuss your faith with an atheist. Sometimes claims and questions that are just short …

Stephen Hawking

'It's Just a Bunch of Salads' and Other Healthy-Cooking Common Mistakes

So you want to eat better? It starts with healthy cooking. Don't make these mistakes, and you'll be eating healthier, tastier food in no time.<p>It's 7 p.m. You've been eating healthful, home-cooked meals and responsibly-portioned snacks all day. But now you've just arrived home from work, and you're …

The best home-gym equipment for every type of workout

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But we can do it. With enough willpower and determination, and with the amount of workout plans available online, you don't need a …

The Salad From a Can I'd Eat Every Day

When you come across a dish you find to be the ultimate, how can you say it so without it sinking into the pool of "perfect," "best," "best ever" recipes? Let’s try reason:<p>-A perfect recipe would be be totally unfussy. One pan. Few minutes.<br>-It’d be made from the pantry. And adaptable to what isn’t …

These illustrations perfectly sum up the reality of living with anxiety and depression

LONDON — Anyone who suffers from anxiety will know that the condition is far from amusing. But British illustrator Gemma Correll has created comical …

Here's a Meditation App You'll Actually Use

Meditation Studio App<p>Most of us aren’t so great at being alone with our thoughts. What’s the first thing you do when you’re waiting for a friend at …

A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …

Spirituality

9 great laptop bags for travelers who want to get through airport security faster

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Not just any laptop bag is going to make the cut at security. There are a couple that will, though: There are clamshell styles (bags …

The Simple Cure to Fatigue and Burnout

<i>Believing we have drained our brain is what drains our brain.</i><p>Returning home emotionally exhausted at the end of the day is a common phenomenon in modern life. I'm not referring to the rare medical condition called chronic fatigue syndrome, but rather to the exhaustion many people feel at day's end …

Why Most Of The Studies You Read About Are Wrong

Stephen Ziliak of Roosevelt University and Deirdre McCloskey of University of Illinois at Chicago have done the world of academic research the greatest, but least welcome, of favors. In their book, <i>The Cult of Statistical Significance</i>, in their own journal articles, and in the forthcoming <i>Oxford</i> …

20 Organization Tricks To Make Your Pantry Feel Twice As Big

Never lose your favorite spice blend behind your boxes of cereal again.<p>The kitchen pantry is clutch for keeping your counters at least somewhat clutter-free, and no matter how big yours is, it's safe to say you could use a little more space. These tips are here to save your life. <i>And</i> save all your …

Time Management: Tips To Better Manage Your Life

Drowning under a pile of emails? Late home from work again as you struggled to reach a deadline? You are not alone. It seems more and more people are trying, and often failing, to complete a seemingly endless list of tasks – and in the rush to do it all we can end up achieving less and feeling …

Time Management

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi …

Universe

Rightsize… Right Now! The 8-Week Plan to Organize, Declutter & Make Any Move Stress-Free

Out of all the big stressors in life, having to move tops the list for many people. Whether you’ve lived in your home for a few decades or less than …

Mental Disorders

Top 10 Favorite Projects of 2015

PDF versionGreetings from our cabin! We are taking some family time, building snow forts and making soup on the wood stove, playing lots of board …

Wall Art

The Complete Deaths to Detail the 74 Deaths in Shakespeare’s Plays

The Spymonkey production company will put on a show that features the 74 deaths from the plays of <b>William Shakespeare</b>. The Complete Deaths will open …

theatre

Lists You Need to Make for a More Satisfying Life in 2016

I wasn’t always a list-maker. For most of my life I’ve been more of a scraps-of-paper-notes-everywhere-and-5-unfinished-journals-at-a-time type of …

Productivity

These are the best planners to organize your life in 2016

We’re approaching a new year and that means a fresh start. There’s nothing quite like the first page of a clean journal or planner (that can’t just …