Megan Williams

20 Added | 11 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @MeganWillia3rsq | Inquisitor of all things. Psychology major. Techie. Appreciator of happiness & mindfulness.

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

The first photos of water on Pluto are puzzling scientists in 2 ways

Planetary scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto in the form of towering ice mountains (shown below) — some of which rival Earth's Rocky Mountains in height.<p>But it wasn't until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about …

Solar System

21 signs you're a narcissist

Kim Kardashian.Getty/Cindy Ord<p>You're more likely to find a narcissist in the C-suite than on the street, research suggests.<p>That's because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, and a …

Psychology

12 reasons Luxembourg is the best country in the world

The area of the whole country is 998 square miles, and as of January it counted 562,958 inhabitants.<p>Luxembourg has a stable political landscape and is the ninth-least-corrupt country in the world.<p>For 19 years until 2013, the country was led by the head of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV), …

European Travel

17 Mark Cuban Quotes on What it Takes to Run a Business | Inc.com

Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with his next company, Broadcast.com, which he sold to Yahoofor almost $6 billion.<p>Almost immediately after, Cuban sold all of his Yahoo stock, netting $2 billion in cash for …

Entrepreneurship

Meditation Startup Headspace Raises $30 Million To Help You Be More Mindful

Headspace, a guided meditation and mindfulness startup, recently raised $30 million from The Chernin Group, Advancit Capital, Allen & Company, Breyer Capital, The Honest Company Co-Founder Jessica Alba, actor Jared Leto, TV personality Ryan Seacrest, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and others. The plan is …

Meditation

12 chores small-business owners should pay someone else to do

Time is the greatest asset a small-business owner can have.<p>But when you're working around the clock on so many important tasks to keep your business running, you're often left with very little time or energy to tend to the smaller things like household chores and administrative work.<p>Laura …

Small Business

When Psychology Is Used For Torture

An independent report commissioned by the American Psychological Association (APA) has found that the association secretly colluded with the …

Country Living Magazine | Home, garden, craft and wildlife inspiration

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Apr 12, 2018<p>Why a flight into this part of the Emerald Isle is not to be missed<p>Apr 12, 2018<p>You may want to …

Natural Beauty

Why “Certain People” Make Us Feel Completely Insane and How to Reclaim Our “Zen.”

He was brilliant. He was arrogant. He was accomplished in his field.<p>He openly and jokingly referred to himself as a “pompous ass.”<p>He wasted no time …

Positive Thinking

Animal Cannibalism: Who Does It and Why

A recent paper reported an unusual behavior in the normally vegetarian hippopotamus: cannibalism.<p>Leejiah Dorward of Imperial College London observed …

Insight on Automation

<i>A Sloper sent me an email, which I liked so much that I asked if I could make a post out of it; he kindly agreed to this, so here you are:</i><p>I read your …

The Social Psychology Of The Naked Selfie

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Sean Young, PhD, MS, is the executive director of the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior and a Medical School Professor in the UCLA Department of Family Medicine.</i><p>If you’re building a tech product that has anything to do with photos then you’re probably feeling an uncomfortable sense of …

Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling

It is quiet and dark. The theater is hushed. James Bond skirts along the edge of a building as his enemy takes aim. Here in the audience, heart rates increase and palms sweat. I know this to be true because instead of enjoying the movie myself, I am measuring the brain activity of a dozen viewers. …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Gift Ideas<p>All certifiably more romantic than plastic-wrapped bodega flowers.<p>23 Photos8 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

How to Make a Matchstick Cross

How to Make a Matchstick Cross<p>Can’t wait to get started on your next DIY project? Here’s an idea that would get your crafty hands busy. This wooden …

How to Create Laser-cut Jewelry for Under $4, Using Free Software

Introduction: How to Create Laser-cut Jewelry for Under $4, Using Free Software<p>In this Instructable I will show you how to make some unique jewelry …

Printing

Why Z-Wave is the Home Automation Market Leader ... for Now [UPDATED]

<b>ZigBee vs. Z-Wave</b>: It always makes for a spirited conversation over the dinner table. If your dinner table is mine. And you’re a dork. And you have …

Home Automation

Scout Alarm review: DIY home security you’ll want

DIY home security — it seems like everyone is doing it. After being privately funded, Scout is ready to toss their hat into the ring as well. The …

5 Non-Evil Ways to Get People to Do What You Want, From Dan Pink

I’ve posted about getting people to like you, winning arguments and FBI methods for negotiation — but let’s take it to the next level.<p>There are ways …

Mark Twain