Melissa Lee

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How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Girl plays ‘Star Wars’ Cantina theme with a pencil, is groundbreaking math genius

What you're about to watch is the work of a name you should remember: <b>Dani Ochoa.</b><p>Dani, who characterizes herself as "a girl with too much time on her …

mathequation

The best tech of CES 2018

Best Tech of CES 2018<p>Best Tech of CES 2018<p>The new year may start on Jan. 1, but for the tech world it doesn't really begin until CES, the world's …

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

16 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

1 of 18<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. The Incident at Dyatlov Pass<p>On the first night of February 1959, nine ski-hikers died mysteriously in the mountains of …

Paranormal

These Are the Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon

Amazon was one of the first to release their "best of 2017" list, with the 100 best books of the past year. Each book was hand-selected by Amazon’s …

Books

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Exercise

14 New Products Launching in January That Are All Editor Approved

Now that you've accumulated gift cards from the holiday shopping season, use them on beauty products! Treat yourself to 2018's hottest new launches. We tested these newbies months before they hit the shelves to come up with a curated list of need-it items. Here, we present everything from bespoke …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

Humanity

23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

You might be a "quiet type" after all.<p>Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted …

Inside Pyongyang, the Loneliest City in the World

Eddo Hartmann spent four years photographing North Korea. Now, as tensions rise with the United States, he finds a city on edge.

The 3-Ingredient Breakfast a Harvard Physician Eats "Every Single Day"

Harvard physician Monique Tello is very put off by the typical American breakfast, and it's easy to see why. "To the cells in your body, a bowl of …

25 top-paying jobs you can do part-time — or from home

Paychecks don’t go nearly as far as they used to. Since the early 1970s, U.S. wages have grown a measly 0.2% per year, a recent study found. Prices, …

12 Ulta Products With Incredible Reviews And Reputations

You don't need to spend crazy amounts of money to have flawless skin and hair. Luckily, Ulta Beauty carries tons of different brands that offer both …

Trump is spending almost $2 million on White House redecorating

The White House has been steadily undergoing a makeover since President Trump took office. But a new report from NBC places the price tag for the …

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Noam Chomsky on the Trump presidency

<b>(AP/Hatem Moussa)</b><p>“Trump’s antics ensure that attention is focused on him, and it makes little difference how,” says Chomsky<p>Noam Chomsky • David Barsamain<p>October 7, 2017 9:29pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p><i>[This interview has been excerpted from Global Discontents:</i> …

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

Self-improvement

Dear Donald Trump: This is why you should resign

<b>(Getty/Win McNamee)</b><p>An open letter to the president<p>Alon Ben-Meir<p>September 1, 2017 12:58pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Globalist.<p>I find it extremely hard to call you “President Trump” because sadly for America, you neither act like a president nor speak like one. You neither have the …

Donald Trump

Australia Produces Enough Renewable Energy to Power 70% of Homes

Inspiring Figures<p>Between July 2016 and July 2017, Australia generated enough energy from renewable sources to provide electricity to 7.1 million …

The Best and Worst American States for Road Trips

When the summer season kicks off across America, there’s only one thing that’s better than hitting the beach or a barbecue. Yes, that’s right – I’m …

Use This Online Estimator to Find Out How Much You Could Earn from Airbnb

Renting out your place on Airbnb can be a relatively easy way to make a few bucks just by finding somewhere else to sleep for a few nights. Figuring …

Rental Housing

Ray Bradbury Reveals the True Meaning of Fahrenheit 451: It’s Not About Censorship, But People “Being Turned Into Morons by TV”

Even those of us who've never read Ray Bradbury's <i>Fahrenheit 451</i> know it as a searing indictment of government censorship. Or at least we think we …

Literature

This Viral Optical Illusion Is Making Everyone on the Internet's Eyes Spin

Move over, blue-black-white-gold dress, there’s a new optical illusion taking over the internet and it’s a real head-scratcher. The illusion was …

optical

SALT THE NON-LETHAL HANDGUN

Meet Salt the Non-lethal Handgun ($279). It was designed “around the belief that a gun does not have to take a life to protect a life.” Instead of …

Self Defense

Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature