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Why Emotionally Intelligent People Still Make Big Mistakes | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is a great gauge of maturity among your potential partners, colleagues and even customers. How you react to something, and how you are able to facilitate a constructive dialog in sticky situations, is essential to growing as an entrepreneur.<p>But what if you don't want to? It …

Emotional Intelligence

Positive Results From Brain Games May Be Just A Placebo Effect

A new study deals a blow to the billion-dollar industry.<p>The brain-training apps that promise to improve memory and boost your IQ may have nothing more than a placebo effect, according to a new study.<p>The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Monday, found …

The Brain

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

Why You Should (& How You Can) Eat More Lentils in 2016

The U.N. has named 2016 the International Year of Pulses like lentils, beans, peas, and chickpeas. The initiative is celebrating the fact that <b>beans are an eminently sustainable protein source</b>: hardy, nourishing, energy-efficient, and even altruistic, as they can be successfully used to assist with …

Healthy Eating

14 Golden Snacks to Serve at Your Last-Minute Golden Globes Party

Surprise! It's awards season! (Did it sneak up on you like it snuck up on me?) Whether or not you're a film and/or television buff, whether or not you have a ball gown tucked away for just such occasions, pop open some Champagne and fix some of the finest of finger foods.<p><b>Here are 14 golden ways to</b> …

Golden Globes

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks – review

Oliver Sacks, the eminent neurologist and writer, whose many books have done perhaps more than any other body of work to explain the mysteries of the brain to a general readership, is a strong supporter of the “narrativity” theory of the human subject. Suitably enough – given this is an …

Books

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding Recipe Is The Best Way To Do Dessert

Stop everything you're doing right now and go buy yourself some avocados, bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Then, go straight home to make yourself what is quite possibly the greatest pudding you'll ever taste. Minimalist Baker's vegan-friendly Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding recipe, …

Uncorked, Part Two: A Guide to Important Wine Regions

[ubergrid id=92949]<p>The current food-obsessed climate prizes terroir in everything, from beef to coffee to olive oil. You don’t just buy a steak; you …

One Monkey Species Cracks Another’s Linguistic Code

Monkeys

Tortoise, 90, gets wheels for legs after rat attack

Mrs T's owners glue wheels from model aircraft onto her shell after rat chews off two front legs while she was hibernating in Pembroke, West Wales<p>A 90-year-old tortoise is going twice its normal speed after being fitted with a set of wheels.<p>The animal, called Mrs T, was facing a grim future after a …

Sublime Places to Visit in Italy

I was lucky enough to travel to Italy last month for a week of road tripping with<p>my fiancée. Based in <i>Lamole in Chianti</i> in Tuscany, we drove out to a number of sublimely beautiful destinations away from (well mostly) crowds of tourists.<p><b>Le Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera</b><p>Sunbathers enjoy the sun as the …