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How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

The Brain

30 Signs You Are On A Successful Path.

We all wanted to be the successful people we see in magazines, in newspapers, and on the internet. What qualities do these successful people possess …

10 optical illusions that are completely mind-blowing

The human brain is perhaps the most complex biological structure in evolutionary history. Yet, it's surprisingly easy to trick our brain into perceiving something one way, when in reality it's another. And scientists are only just now figuring out how some of these tricks work.<p>They're called …

Particles

How to Motivate Yourself to Actually Start That Passion Project

You have a brilliant idea for a project. You’ve talked about it, planned it to death, analyzed your options—yet nothing has come of it. It’s time to …

Procrastination

The Type of Women Men Find Most Attractive

Survey says…<p>Shutterstock<p>George Clooney's not the only one turned on by smart, successful women these days: In its just-released Singles in America survey, Match found that 87 percent of single men would date someone who's more intellectual and more educated than they are—and the same number of guys …

Are You Too Severe with Yourself and Your Habits?

<b>“All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle.</b>“<p>– Samuel Johnson, as quoted in James Boswell, <b>The Life of Samuel Johnson</b><p>I …

The Secrets of the Spiritual Journey

We are all on a spiritual journey. For everybody, this journey starts with birth and ends with death. Our life is a link between our date of birth …

51 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Landscape Photography

They say the key ingredients for <b>black and white landscape photography</b> is to find and look for contrast and to provide a bit more you have to Wait for …

Why astronauts get slapped in the face with a cross before going to space

Because religion. And geopolitics<p>Astronauts leave nothing to chance, and alongside the checks and double-checks carried out before a rocket launches, there's a clutch of rituals that have taken root in the world of space travel. Perhaps the oddest of these (at least visually) is the official …

Space Exploration

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10 Amazing Secrets of Happy and Successful Leaders | Inc.com

We talk about happiness as if it were a thing to be discovered and acquired.<p>But happiness can never be found externally. It is not a possession to be acquired or a set of conditions, but a state of mind.<p>The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything, but they have learned to make …

Happiness

How to Build Self-Discipline in 4 Easy Steps

Harry S. Truman once said, “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all …

Disease

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

5 Common Morning Routine Mistakes

For many of us, the morning doesn’t seem like it’s anything important. The time between your initial wakeup and your arrival to the office is usually …

Time Management

QuoTED 2015

In our last five years of attending the conference, TED 2015 might have been the best yet. Now firmly settled in its new Vancouver, BC home, this year’s production was deep, meaningful and overall more simple than in years past. Performances were moving, but not shocking. Talks were grouped in a …

Audio-visual

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

Bill Gates recommended these 6 books for TED 2015

He recently wrote a list of recommended reads in honor of the TED 2015 conference on his blog, and they include thoroughly Gatesian themes: business, history, and public health.<p>They are:<p>1. "Business Adventures" by John Brooks<p>A collection of John Brooks' writings for the New Yorker published in …

Self-improvement

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

13 Must-Read Books for April

April showers mean plenty of rainy days to curl up with a good book. If you’re looking for some buzz-y books to add to your reading list, you can’t go wrong with the 13 on this list. From your favorite ’90s scary story teller, R. L. Stine, to a gripping memoir by Ernest Hemingway’s granddaughter, …

Books