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Why January 16th Matters In Rock History

It’s January 16th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1973, <b>Bruce Springsteen</b> played a gig at Villanova University …

The twisted psychology of office cliques

Michael Scott and the Beast have a lot in common. Both <i>The Office</i> protagonist and the Disney cartoon character have copious chest hair—and both are achingly alone.<p>But whereas the Beast broods in isolation, Michael Scott is desperate for company. His plight is sympathetic: Anyone who’s survived high …

Psychology

7 Things Deeply Intuitive People Do Differently

Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him up. It seems that we've been giving intuition far too little respect.<p><i>"Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next." - Jonas Salk</i><p>In a …

11 Habits of Happy People That Anyone Can Adopt

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book or a relaxing day on the …

Happiness

6 Toxic Thoughts Smart People Quarantine

Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can make or break you. When you make a mistake, they either magnify the negativity or help you turn that misstep into something productive.<p>Negative self-talk is unrealistic, unnecessary, and self-defeating. It sends you into a downward …

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

The 15 Best Unreleased Beatles Songs That You Can Listen to Now

<i>This week, Vulture is taking a look at great unproduced, unreleased, or unheralded entertainment.</i><p>A convicted debater could plausibly make the case …

21 Things We Learned From Hamilton’s America

The PBS documentary unearthed new facts about Lin-Manuel Miranda, his musical sensation and the man who inspired it all.<p>On October 21, the <i>Hamilton</i> …

The psychology of hate

Years back, in another life, I presented at seminars and conferences that provided continuing education units for professional re-certification. In …

Mental Health

Abbey Road Studios is opening its doors to overnight guests for one night only

The split-level Studio 3 in St. John's Wood — where many of music's greatest artists have been discovered — will be converted into a temporary bedroom for one night only on October 15.<p>After being greeted with Champagne by London-based musician and producer Mark Ronson, who will act as a host, …

The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’: 10 perfect moments that give you goosebumps

The Beatles’ 11th album, ‘Abbey Road’, was released 48 years ago today (September 25), and as the last thing the Beatles recorded together (‘Let It …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to write you this book on how to take better photos. I know you started off with your iPhone, and started to show keen interest …

4 Secret Body Language Signs to Tell If Someone Is Lying

It is completely possible to reduce the likelihood of being manipulated by others. There are slight hints within our body language that can tell you …

11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

28 Great Books That Are Getting the Movie Treatment in 2016

2016 holds a ton of highly anticipated big screen adaptations, particularly titles like <b>The Girl on the Train</b>, <b>Silence</b>, and <b>Nocturnal Animals</b>. Take a peek at the major titles that you'll be able to catch in the movie theater this year, and see a ton more movies that are also being adapted!

What Listening to Music at Work Does to Your Brain (It's Pretty Amazing)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press Play, …

listeningtomusic

The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl is still the black sheep of Fab Four albums

After being out of print for more than 30 years, the sole official Beatles live album is being reissued. Are there better ways to add to the band’s legacy?<p>The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl is the black sheep of the Fab Four recordings. The new, expanded reissue announced this week marks not just …

10 Fab Facts About George Harrison

You probably know George Harrison as a Beatle, the lead guitarist of the most famous band in the world. We’re guessing that there’s a lot you don’t …

12 habits of exceptionally likable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>In reality, being likeable is under your …

Why Paul McCartney Continues To Out-Earn Stars Half His Age

Earlier this week, on a steamy night at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park, tens of thousands of fans hung on Paul McCartney’s every phrase–and, it seemed, he was equally interested in theirs.<p>“I love that people bring out these signs,” he said, reading one aloud: CONCERT #25, SPENDING OUR KIDS’ …

Imagine if People Actually Fell for John Lennon's Nonsense

Posted by Mark Shea on Friday Jul 15th, 2016 at 12:01 AM<p>Sometime back, I wrote a little piece about John Lennon’s hymn to original sin (aka …

World Peace

Paul McCartney’s Most Under-Appreciated Post-Beatles Tracks

When Paul McCartney was in the Beatles, he sang about what he imagined his life would be like when he was 64. Well, he’s officially lived 10 years longer than that, and somehow is still touring and putting out inventive material — the latter of which often goes far too under the radar. To rectify …

Music

6 Things You Need to Know About Superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda

If you haven't at least heard the name Lin-Manuel Miranda, I don't know what rock you've been living under, but it's time to crawl out. Miranda has been making headlines for the past year thanks to Hamilton, the Broadway musical that he created and starred in. <b>Hamilton</b> has seen enormous success, and …

Mary Poppins

The 'Hamilton' Founding Fathers Move On--Will We Love Their Replacements?

By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, June 30, 2016<p>I just saw <i>Hamilton</i> for the third time.<p>Don't hate me.<p>I don't have any inside connections and I certainly didn't spend the fortune being demanded for re-sale tickets (with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Leslie Odom, Jr.'s recent announcements that they …

Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. Could Return to Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton

You'll be back?! After <i>Hamilton</i> 's creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he's open to returning to the hit tuner over the years in the …

Lin-Manuel Miranda Breaks Down The Central Paradox Of 'Hamilton' Like Only Lin-Manuel Miranda Could

"This is about who charges forward and who exercises caution. And I think we’re all a mix of both."<p>There's a little bit of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr inside us all. That is some of the wisdom Lin-Manuel Miranda dished out to The Huffington Post in a recent conversation on the lessons learned …

‘We Can Be Heroes’: David Bowie’s Songs Of Individualism

<i>The following is excerpted and expanded from the book “We Can Be Heroes: The Radical Individualism of David Bowie</i>.”<p>From almost the moment of rock …

David Bowie

What Happens in the Brain When Music Causes Chills?

For some people it’s David Bowie. For others it’s Franz Liszt. But regardless of the genre, when the right chords combine, many people will get goose …

5 Common Emotions You Never Knew Had Names

That cozy feeling you get when it's raining out and you're indoors? There's a name for it.<p>Emotional life is far richer than the vocabulary we have to describe it. Sadness, joy, exhilaration, regret, fury, etc., bleed into each other, creating unique blends in which one emotion is tinged with …

Personal Information

Amid tragedy, Ringo Starr wants to spread more peace, love

NEW YORK (AP) — Ringo Starr, who spreads a message of peace and love every year on his birthday in July, said he wants that message to hit home even …