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8 types of friends you need in your life to be happy

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You're not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup organization discovered something interesting: The vast majority of the time, no one pal offers you everything you need from your relationships.<p>Some of …

13 signs you're smarter than you realize

Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around proclaiming to everyone …

12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in …

Sex addicts see a familiar story in Anthony Weiner's path to ruin

Nick T thought he’d reached bottom when he dived into the dumpster next to his home at 3am to root out a porn DVD he’d hurled in there in self-disgust at his compulsive masturbation habit, brought it in, cleaned it off, made use of it then tossed it back out. He did that three times that …

How Do You Protect Your Daughter From Mean Girls?

When I was growing up, my family moved across cities and continents: By the time I was twelve, I’d had eight different homes in three countries and had attended five different schools. In each new situation, I aimed to keep my head down, learn the ropes, and fit in as best I could, though my cheeks …

Hydrogen vs atomic bomb: What's the difference?

North Korea has claimed significant advances in testing a thermonuclear bomb. But how is it different to an atomic bomb? DW takes a look at the …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

1 of 88<p>Michiko Kakutani, @michikokakutani<p>Chief book critic for <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>, Pulitzer Prize winner, and perhaps the only person on earth with the …

Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways

MagazineFeature<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but scheming and dishonesty are part of what makes us human.<p>In the fall of 1989 Princeton University welcomed into its freshman class a young man named Alexi Santana, whose life story the admissions committee had found extraordinarily compelling.<p>He had …

Jobs in Ancient Egypt

In ancient Egypt, the people sustained the government and the government reciprocated. Egypt had no cash economy until the coming of the Persians in …

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

25 Features Every Business Website Must Have in 2017 (Infographic)

Building your online business? Here are some things to remember.<p>Even though online businesses are becoming more prevalent, they haven't become any easier to launch.<p>To give your online business a greater chance to succeed, there are certain things you need to incorporate on its website. Of course, …

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

People Who Learn 10 Times Faster Know These 5 Techniques

Have you ever sat down and tried to read for work or school and wondered if there was a way that you could learn the material faster and not forget …

Cosmos Controversy: The Universe Is Expanding, but How Fast?

There is a crisis brewing in the cosmos, or perhaps in the community of cosmologists. The universe seems to be expanding too fast, some astronomers say.<p>Recent measurements of the distances and velocities of faraway galaxies don’t agree with a hard-won “standard model” of the cosmos that has …

5 Things That Motivate People to Give Their Best Work

Keep your job if your boss is setting the stage for this kind of work environment.<p>It's 2017, so I need to ask you an honest question. Are your bosses leading or managing? There <i>is</i> a difference. And I hope all your managers are leading.<p>You see, leading at a high level, you will find, is what releases …

13 more mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

We could have gone on forever.<p>Below, we've rounded up <i>another</i> 13 insights into human behavior that were shared on the same Quora thread.<p>Read on to find out why mimicking someone's body language makes them like you more, why an image of eyes encourages us to behave ethically, and why we dismiss …

The Real Reasons Why Your Toddler Is Beautifully Behaved At Nursery - And Not At Home

It's not your bad parenting. Honest.<p>Thanasis Zovoilis via Getty Images<p>At nursery pick-up time, it’s always reassuring to hear your toddler has been …

Explain Everything, the digital whiteboard, raises $3.7 million to bring learning to the iPad

Should you be interested in the lifecycle of the bee or the magic of clip art and equations then Explain Everything would like a world. This Wroclaw, Poland-based company offers a sort of iPad-powered whiteboard that lets you collaboratively display drawings and text, equations, and even stamp out …

15 Psychological Conditions Named After Literary Characters

If you’re a chemist and you make a crucial discovery, chances are they’ll name the particle or compound after you. But psychologists have always had …

Describing Words Finds Adjectives For the Noun You're Writing About

When you’re writing, adjectives give you the most flexibility to create a vivid picture. It’s also easy to slip into a cliche series of mundane, …

This website recommends novels by making sure you can’t judge a book by its cover

There’s an old adage that says “don’t judge a book by its cover.” And while that’s usually used metaphorically to discourage making judgements of a person or situation based on initial impressions, there’s no reason why you couldn’t interpret it literally to refer to actually judging works of …

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens'

Tax havens are low-tax jurisdictions that provide individuals and multinational companies with opportunities to escape taxes. They undermine the global market and cause the world’s governments to lose hundreds of billions of dollars every year. Since the financial turmoil of 2008, this worrisome …

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How to Create a Business Plan Step by Step<p><i>by Jerry Anderson</i><p>A business plan is a road map that helps navigate a company to success. It describes all …

How will tonight's moon affect human behaviour?

Do not be alarmed if you find yourself struggling to fall asleep tonight, for there could be a perfectly scientific reason for your insomnia.<p>Hovering outside your window will be the biggest and brightest moon the planet has seen since January 1948 - a scientific phenomenon that takes place only …

Want Your Company to Be Noticed? Try Doing This

Tired of being overlooked by your competitors? Try leading with a content first approach.<p>Marketers nowadays lead with a content first approach. In fact, content is the core of most of the best brands' strategies. Technology has enabled companies of all sizes to leverage content as a means for …

7 lies you've been told about your own body

Conventional wisdom. Common knowledge. Whenever you hear something super interesting preceded by “they say,” don’t blindly believe it. Because when it comes to matters of biology, “they” apparently have no clue.<p>As many as 90 to 95 percent of the tales we tell about our bodies just aren’t true, …