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5 Secrets to Always Making a Good First Impression

Research shows that first impressions are even more important than you think:<p>The findings indicate that getting off on the wrong foot has devastating …

Body Language

106 Years After the First Airline Formed, a Company Has Finally Made the Middle Seat Halfway-Pleasant

If Thompson Aero Seating has its way, the days of cramming into the middle seat, engaging in the passive-aggressive skirmish for the armrests, will …

Northern Ireland

10 Things You Never See In Successful People

Elise Moreau<p>Read full profile<p>Everyone has their own interpretation of what success means to them, but when you break it right down, everyone can …

Success

Coffee isn't made from beans, you can't see the Great Wall of China from space and Everest ISN'T the world's tallest mountain: The top 50 misconceptions that have become modern day 'facts'

• <b>Experts have revealed some of the biggest modern day misconceptions</b>• <b><br>'Faux facts' which we believe to be true include Everest is tallest mountain</b>• <b><br>Great</b> …

The Common Traits Of The Most Successful People

Do you have a routine for focus and a feeling of connectedness in your work? These great innovators had these traits in common.<p>What makes someone ordinary become extraordinary? Is it their intellect or good luck? Is it their charisma and leadership qualities? There’s no definite formula, but …

Self-improvement

America's Best College Towns (PHOTOS)

"Depending on how you look at it, Santa Cruz is either the best or the worst place to spend your college years," says Keijiro Ikebe, a Silicon Valley visual designer who graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2002.<p>"With the town surrounded by shimmering water and lush forests …

SNL Pokes Hilarious Fun at New York City’s Confusing New Weed Policy

A video short from this weekend’s Saturday Night Live envisions New Yorkers, having just learned about the city’s amended pot policy— which allows …

The Science of Laughing Through the Tears

A new study shows that illogical reactions may help people regulate their emotions.<p>Oriana Aragón was watching Conan O’Brien’s late night show on TBS when she noticed something strange: The fashion model and actress Leslie Bibb—O’Brien’s guest for the evening—began describing “a thing where if …

5 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

All people have various interpretations of success. Many of them relate success to material wealth, power, fame, appearance, and money - things which are far from the reality of what true success means.<p>All people have various interpretations of success. Many of them relate success to material …

Self-improvement

NYC Selects 5 Companies to Build World’s Largest Free City Wi-Fi Network

Qualcomm Inc., the largest marker of smartphone chips, and Titan Outdoor LLC are among five companies selected by New York City to transform …

Wigs for smiles

<i>Santiago, Chile</i><b>By Rodrigo Garrido</b>Marcelo Avatte, a renowned Italian-Chilean hair stylist, could have never imagined that his own son would motivate him to start making and donating natural hair wigs for children who suffer from cancer.Avatte came up with the idea in February 2006, while watching …