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This Foolproof 5-Minute Exercise Will Cure Your Procrastination

It's so simple there's no excuse not to try it.<p>There's no shortage of procrastination cures out there, but few of them come with the sort of detailed instructions that make them easy to put into practice. Be kind to yourself, suggest psychologists, for instance. Which sounds nice, but if that were …

7 Brutal Life Lessons Everyone Has to Learn Multiple Times

How many times does it take, really?<p>How many times does it take to learn the same lesson?<p>Life is not a checklist. It is a practice. The thing with knowledge is that it can decay if left ignored--and that goes for anything. Just because you did it once does not mean it won't happen again. Or just …

'What’s the Hillary cover-up operation?': CNN host presses Clinton campaign chief on IT worker's comments

CNN anchor Jake Tapper asked Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook on Sunday to answer why an IT worker who maintained Clinton's private email server referred to a 60-day email-retention policy as a "Clinton cover-up operation."<p>In an interview on "State of the Union," Tapper asked why an employee of …

Government

The 50 Best Books From Oprah's Book Club

Panini with Chocolate and Brie | Recipes

Preheat a panini press or sandwich toaster.<p>Brush both sides of the panini or bread with olive oil. Toast the bread in the panini press or sandwich …

The Type Of Abusive Relationship You Might Not Know About

When you hear the word “abuse,” you might think of physical violence. But relationships can be abusive in other ways, too. The hashtag …

John Mayer

Another Psychological Study Fails the Reproducibility Test

The field of psychology is currently in the midst of a kind of civil war, with one side claiming a widespread reproducibility crisis, and the other …

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27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

What the List of Most Banned Books Says About Our Society's Fears

For as long as humans have printed books, censors have argued over their content and tried to limit some books’ distribution. But the reasons for …

Student Debt Keeps Growing — What's the Government Doing About It?

College has become intimidatingly expensive. The average cost of a private education is now $30,921 per year, while public colleges cost an average …

Higher Education

Why TV news needs to pull itself together for the Trump-Clinton presidential debates

Once more unto the breach,<p>Lester Holt, once more.<p>For the second time in less than two years, the eyes of the world are upon the former “Dateline” host. Tapped to step in for and then replace<p>Brian Williamslast year after the dethroned NBC news anchor was caught choosing self-promotion over the …

Government

The emotion centre is the oldest part of the human brain

"Somebody woke up on the wrong side of bed this morning."<p>You know that comment; the one that rarely makes you feel any more gracious towards the …

Donald Trump said seven false things on Saturday

WASHINGTON—The Republican presidential nominee made one campaign appearance on Saturday Sept. 24, at a rally in Roanoke, Virginia. He made seven …

Neil deGrasse Tyson's 6 favorite books

I have aspired to write a book as influential to others as this book was to me. I read it in ninth grade, and it did what Gamow, a nuclear physicist, …

Books

About Us

We are a group of organizations, networks and people impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder who have joined together to form the BPD …

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

A philosopher’s 350-year-old trick to get people to change their minds is now backed up by psychologists

The 17th century philosopher Blaise Pascal is perhaps best known for Pascal’s Wager which, in the first formal use of decision theory, argued that believing in God is the most pragmatic decision. But it seems the French thinker also had a knack for psychology. As Brain Pickings points out, Pascal …

Psychology

Teachers share 23 things they'd love to tell their students but can't

But some of these things, while perhaps controversial, could end up being a service to young people, if only someone would just tell them.<p>So we asked teachers everywhere to weigh in on the one thing they'd love to tell their students but can't, and more than 50 teachers shared their insights.<p>We've …

Teaching

NYFW Spring 2017 Schedule: A Show-By-Show Breakdown of the Week

Oh, to enjoy NYFW in the digital age! Once a cloistered affair, exclusively meant for those in the industry, the bi-yearly parade of new collections …

Fashion (India)

A doctor’s take on pot: Marijuana shouldn’t be grouped into the same category as more dangerous drugs

We rarely worry about marijuana. So why is it still a Schedule I drug?<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>On August 11th, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its decision to keep marijuana classified as a Schedule I drug. The federal government has historically …

How you react to coffee might hold major clues to your metabolism

Is coffee your life blood, or does it give you the shakes? If you fall into the first category, you’re in the majority. For most people, a cup of …

26 must-have apps for college life

So yay, you're in college!<p>Less yay: you have no idea what you're doing.<p>I mean, I don't care what anyone says, adulting is hard. But I believe in you, …

A psychologist says parents should do these 17 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

Self-improvement

A new 'Suicide Squad' image hints at one of the movie's many deleted Joker scenes

Yikes.<p>Since the film's August 5 release, there have been rumors as to which scenes were cut from the final movie and eagle-eyed viewers may have been able to decipher a few of the deleted scenes from trailers. But now we have a better idea of what one of those many Joker scenes entailed, and it …

Comic Books

One of the world's biggest torrent sites has abruptly shut down

Torrentz, a search engine for finding torrent files, has ceased operations, telling users: "Torrentz will always love you. Farewell."<p>The site, founded in 2003, differed from many other torrent sites (like The Pirate Bay) in that it didn't host any torrent files itself. Instead, it acted as a …

Internet

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>And any exercise is …

Pokémon Go

This 19-year-old princess is following in her queen mom's footsteps

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan is renowned for championing education, public health, and women's rights in the Middle East and around the world.<p>Named Glamour's Woman of the Year in 2010, she told the magazine, "Look at any country that's plagued with poverty, disease or violence; the antidote is …

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