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This Is How Long You Need To Go On Holiday For To Feel Completely Relaxed

Scientific research reveals the effects of holiday on health and wellbeing<p>When you’re planning a holiday, one of the main points to consider is how long you’ll be going away for. Do you go for a long weekend, a whole week, or perhaps even longer?<p>According to scientific research, published in the</i> …

Self-improvement

The Simple 7 Warm-Up

Get Fired Up, Loosened Up, and Ready to Lift<p>The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body for work, perform better, and reduce the risk of injury. …

David Buckel, prominent New York LGBT lawyer, dies after setting himself on fire

Buckel, known for case about murdered transgender man portrayed in Boys Don’t Cry, alluded to fossil fuel protest to New York Times<p>A prominent gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in New York on Saturday, reportedly using fossil fuel in a protest against …

Fossil Fuels

Want to Hire a Good Leader? Just Ask These Three Questions

This is a simple method to quickly identify people with strong leadership qualities.<p>In order to build a leadership team for your organization, you need to be able to identify the qualities of a good leader. Recently, at the Wharton People Analytics Conference in Philadelphia, General Motors CEO and …

Personality awareness: The key skill to dealing with high-conflict people

You need to have personality awareness to protect yourself from and deal with potentially high-conflict people on a regular basis without getting …

Personality

Yale's most popular course of all time is now available online—for free

It's the most popular class of all time at the university—and it's now available free of charge.<br>Read More

Yale

A 32-year-old with ties to Elon Musk wants to upend America with these 4 utopian ideas

As the president of Y Combinator, the tech world's most prestigious startup accelerator, Altman makes a living discovering world-changing ideas and helping them grow into giants.<p>YC has given life to companies like Dropbox, Airbnb, Zenefits, and Reddit. But Altman also dabbles in a host of side …

Artificial Intelligence

Try it for a day: Why Muslim women wear the hijab

While people know that many Muslim women choose to cover themselves by wearing the hijab, not everyone understands the real purpose and reason behind …

Mark Zuckerberg says he's changing the way Facebook works for people's well-being — but it could be worse for your mental health

Facebook has been accused of spreading fake news and manipulating your newsfeed for their profit. But that may be changing.<p>Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook will be undergoing a major overhaul in 2018. In a recent Facebook post, Zuckerberg said users' newsfeeds will begin to prioritize "meaningful …

Social Media

Problem Solving Buffers the Brain Against Anxiety

When it comes to managing anxiety, science just lent more credibility to the advice to “stay busy.” Engaging the brain to stay busy with …

You're Right, Everything Aziz Ansari Did Was Legal

Over the weekend, a photographer given the pseudonym "Grace" went public about her date with Aziz Ansari last fall — a date that Grace said quickly …

Hotel owner eviscerates influencer for requesting free stay

A social-media influencer with more than 80,000 followers picked the wrong hotel owner to ask for a freebie.<p>When an unnamed blogger asked Dublin …

This Tweet Captures Exactly What Men Need to Understand About Where Aziz Ansari Went Wrong

Men, we women know these are uncomfortable times for you. Accusations of sexual misconduct and assault against Aziz Ansari have got people talking …

The Very Existence of Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Abuse Cases Is Despicable

<i>Olympic gymnasts McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas. Maroney, Raisman, and Douglas have all accused USA Gymnastic’s</i> Dr.</i> …

9 phrases only MBAs understand

Every industry has its own lingo. Business-school jargon may be especially perplexing to outsiders.<p>To help clear up some of the confusion, we asked two MBA grads about the most unusual terms and phrases they picked up in business school.<p>Paul Ollinger graduated from the Tuck School of Business at …

Harvard Business School

Trump's Fake News Awards Immediately Backfire, Take Down GOP Website

Whoops.<p>President Donald Trump finally unveiled his “fake news” awards on Wednesday evening, but it didn’t exactly have a smooth rollout.<p>Trump’s tweet plugging the awards led to a page on the GOP website, which couldn’t handle the surge in traffic and immediately crashed.<p>“The site is temporarily …

You think you’re clairvoyant, but your brain is just tricking you

By Adam Bear<p>Rebecca Fortgang<p>Michael Bronstein<p>Have you ever felt as though you predicted exactly when the light was going to turn green or sensed that the doorbell was about to ring? Imagine the possibility that these moments of clairvoyance occur simply because of a glitch in your mind's time …

Moscow

Startup Saent is mythbusting the benefits of multitasking

Feel like you've got too much to do and too little time to do it? Welcome to the club. For most people, it's easy to get caught up in everything you …

Bright light therapy at midday may help treat bipolar disorder

Daily exposure to bright white light at midday significantly decreased symptoms of depression and increased functioning in people with bipolar …

As a Muslim, I wish people would stop telling me that I can just ‘pray away’ my mental health problems

“But why don’t you just pray?”<p>There isn’t a problem in the world for your typical South Asian Muslim family that cannot be cured by the power of …

How dependent should you and your partner be on each other? Personality quiz

If you both have similar ‘differentiation of self’ scores, your relationship may run more smoothly<p><b>Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Or is it more a case of out of sight, out of mind? Should you and your partner give each other space, or spend every possible moment together? To find out, give</b> …

Could anxiety be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease?

New research suggests that there may be a link between an increase in symptoms of anxiety and a risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The most …

A psychological ailment called 'hikikomori' is imprisoning 500,000 Japanese people in their homes — and it's more of a threat than ever

Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about university entrance exams on the first day of school.<p>"The fun high-school life I was looking forward to transformed into nothing more than a period of test preparation," the Japanese native told the …

Japan

Seth Meyers' Best 2018 Golden Globes Jokes Tackle Sexual Assault, Politics, & More

It's never easy to host an awards show, but the work was already cut out for Seth Meyers hosting the 2018 Golden Globes. The question on everyone's …

Connie Britton's "Poverty Is Sexist" Shirt At The 2018 Golden Globes Sent An Incredibly Powerful Message

The 2018 Golden Globes red carpet was a sea of black gowns and solidarity, an impactful movement to fight back against against rampant sexual …

People are calling out Justin Timberlake's hypocrisy at the 2018 Golden Globes

The internet is all about the 2018 Golden Globes tonight, talking about everything from the activists actors have brought to the thoughtful responses …

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Women more likely to die after heart attack because doctors see it as a male problem, study finds

Women are being left at risk of repeat heart attacks and early death because doctors see heart disease as a male problem, a new study has shown.<p>Researchers from The University of Leeds and the British Heart Foundation claim women are dying because many are not offered stents to unblock arteries, or …

An Introduction to the Dunning-Kruger Effect

At one point or another, you’ve probably heard someone speak with confidence on a topic that they actually know almost nothing about. Psychologists …

Psychology

That's sick! Humans identify infected peers from a photo

Human beings can spot a sick person, on a photo, a mere two hours after he or she was infected by a germ, researchers said Wednesday.<p>Such an ability …