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4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is <i>by what standard</i>? Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Leadership

6 Life-Changing Mascara Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed makeup artist or a minimalist beauty kind of gal, chances are, you wear mascara on a regular basis. Mascara is one …

Please stop calling dopamine the ‘pleasure chemical’

It is possible to feel pleasure without dopamine<p>Dopamine is one of the most hyped brain chemicals, supposedly linked to everything from sex to gambling. It’s common to read, as <i>Business Insider</i> claimed last week, that dopamine is “the pleasure chemical” — but that’s not true, and the idea was …

Neuroscience

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

If You're Happy, You're Probably Really Smart. Science Says So

That whole thing about being too intelligent to be happy? Research shows it's totally wrong.<p>Hang around the right (or maybe wrong) people long enough and sooner or later someone will claim that it's easier to be happy when you aren't particularly smart. (Obviously the people saying so feel like <i>they</i> …

Here's Exactly How Deep You Should Be Squatting

Squatting is one of the most popular exercises you can do to build overall strength and improve flexibility and mobility, and of course build a bigger butt. As popular as squats are, it's important to make sure you're doing them correctly. Because of our unique genetic makeup, mobility, and …

The overpopulation of Australia: We're running out of time

Our nation is in danger of becoming overpopulated in the not-too-distant future, but the solution should be resolved at a community level rather than …

Australia

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Leadership

Simple math shows how many space aliens may be out there

It’s a lot more than you might imagine!<p>If you say you believe space aliens exist, I doubt your friends will be shocked. In a universe aglow with 2 trillion galaxies, you'd be supremely smug to think that Earth alone hosts clever creatures. One 2015 poll showed that 54 percent of Americans feel …

Universe

These Animals Literally Puke Their Guts Out to Clean Up

Stomach Eversion<p>While humans just vomit the contents of their stomach up the way they came in, a few animals vomit their entire stomach, even …

Zoology