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18 Things Mentally Strong People Do | Inc.com

As the author of <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, I usually spend my time talking about the bad habits that can rob you of mental strength. After all, it only takes one bad habit to hold you back from reaching your greatest potential.<p>In addition to giving up those bad habits, however, it's …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

The More We Empathize With Others, The More Generous We Are

Science proves the obvious: If you can put yourself in someone else’s shoes, you’re more likely to want to help them.<p>Being good to other people isn’t just something we choose to do. New research shows that our brains may be wired to be generous, and it’s thanks to our ability to imagine ourselves …

From shopping to naked selfies: how 'empowerment' lost its meaning

Here are a few things I have recently been told should make me feel “empowered”: tweeting a naked selfie; being Miley Cyrus; being Gwyneth Paltrow; looking at advertisements; watching TED Talks; owning my feminism; disowning my feminism; buying leggings; buying designer clothes; masturbating.<p>It’s …

Feminism

The History of the Universe Is Written on the Ocean Floor

Sediments from the bottom of the sea preserve a record of exploding stars—including some that may have changed Earth’s climate, and led to the rise of humans.<p>About 2 million years ago, a star roughly 325 light years away from our sun—pretty close, as cosmic things go—gave up the ghost. Its fuel …

Universe

How to Get into a Rhythm at Work If You Can’t Stick to a Schedule

A lot of individuals with a rebellious streak resist structure, snub the idea of a schedule, and then find that their lives and creative output aren’t nearly as harmonious as they hoped.<p>If you fall at this end of the spectrum and find it hard to accept — and even harder to follow — a standard …

More families than ever are taking ‘edventures’ – long-term trips where children learn on the road. We talk to nomadic parents about the pros and cons of dropping out to travel the world<p>• <i>Would you take your kids out of school for an extended trip? Perhaps you have already taken the plunge? Share</i> …

Top 10

5 Interview Mistakes You Didn't Know You’re Making

#1: Small talk isn't small.<p>If you have a job interview coming up, your preparation probably includes the reasons why a company should hire you. You …

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers were surprising; leaders chose “personality” as the leading reason.<p>Notably, …

Emotional Intelligence

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

These 5 Life-Changing Superfoods Will Get You Through Winter

Kale and açai have been the superfood forerunners for years now, but it’s about time that the superfood smoothie gets a makeover. Upgrade your post-workout smoothies with these five new, amazing and nutrient-dense additions you’ve probably never heard of before. From an antioxidant berry to an …

Superfoods

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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Everything You Need to Know About the Winter Solstice

From astronomy to religion, the year's shortest day brings enduring mysteries.<p>The Northern Hemisphere's procession of dwindling days is about to reach its nadir. The winter solstice is the year's shortest day, but the start of winter also launches the sun's steady climb towards the long, warm days …

Archaeology

We Know Almost Nothing About the Animals That Live on Our Faces

You mite not even have heard of them.<p>The history of humanity’s grand sweep around the world is recorded in our genes and genealogies, our art and artifacts, our literature and languages.<p>It’s also written in the legions of tiny mites that live, eat, crawl, and have sex on your face.<p>There are two …

Biology

11 clever toys to make STEM fun for your kids

In the past few years, a ubiquitous focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and more recently, STEAM (+ Arts) has had a big impact …

Kids

Currant thinking: how a raisin can predict if your child will be clever

Children who can resist eating a raisin for 60 seconds are more likely to do better academically, a study suggests<p>It could be the simplest test of childhood aptitude ever invented.<p>Placing a raisin under a cup and warning a toddler not to eat it until instructed can predict how clever they will be …

University of Tennessee

More babies born to women 35 or older than under 25 for first time

More babies have been born to women 35 and over than to those under 25 for the first time.<p>Newborns to mothers aged at least 35 accounted for 21% of births in England and Wales last year, compared with 20% to those under 25, , according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).<p>There …

Pregnancy

6 Ways Work Will Change In 2016

Workplace trends for 2016 will be set in large part by what’s happening in the freelance world right now.<p>Most major workplace trends don’t evolve overnight, and if you know where to look, you can already witness their approach.<p>Many of the trends that will come into focus in 2016 already exist …

The first female space tourist looks back at her voyage to the Space Station

SINGAPORE — Not many civilians can say they've been to space, but Anousheh Ansari cherishes the memory of her flight as a space tourist to the …

Space Travel

Searching for the Genes That Are Unique to Humans

The human genome is littered with unique genes that may have been important to our evolution. And they’re a bit like Oreos.<p>The human genome contains between 20,000 and 25,000 genes. Most of these pre-date our species by millions of years, and have counterparts in chimps, mice, flies, yeast, and …

Genetics

12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart | Inc.com

A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals.<p>Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental …

Self-improvement

How close are we to a real-life Mars mission like 'The Martian'?

It's no secret that NASA wants to get humans to Mars.<p>At the moment, the space agency's guiding star is the dream of landing people on the red planet …

Space Science

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

Why Are Little Kids in Japan So Independent?

In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance.<p>It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats.<p>They wear knee socks, …

Japan

The Surprising Genealogy of Your Brain

Each of your neurons is more closely related to heart cells than to most of its neighbors. Why?<p>People talk about an individual’s genome as if it was a single consistent entity—but it isn’t. Every one of us actually contains a cosmopolitan melting pot of different genomes. Our 37 trillion or so …

Neuroscience

10 Tips from One Week as a Professional Baker

<i>Be prepared to get your hands dirty and apply sprinkles liberally.</i><p>Have you ever fantasized about quitting your 9-to-5 to bake cookies all day? Well, folks, I’m here to tell you the dream is alive and well. After spending three years in a publishing job where I covered food but never touched it, I …

Dessert

The Challenges of Baking with Less Sugar (& How to Fix Them)

<i>Joanne Chang—owner of Flour Bakery and all-around dessert wizard—wrote the book on baking with less sugar.</i><p><i>Today, she's sharing 5 of her favorite recipes from her book, along with ways to overcome the challenges that go along with reducing white sugar while baking.</i><p><b>Low sugar:</b> Oatmeal Raisin Cranberry …

E-Skin That Changes Color Like a Chameleon

Researchers at Stanford have created electronic skin that not only functions like human skin, but can change color.<p>While a chameleon’s natural state …

How to master your fear of failure

There’s an aspiring adventurer, entrepreneur or novelist in all of us. Yet when it comes to chasing after our goals and dreams we’re often too scared to take the leap.<p>Fear holds us back. It destroys dreams. It kills productivity and, in all honesty, sucks the fun out of life.<p>“The most intimate …