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Here is the perfect way to start an email — and 20 greetings you should usually avoid

Figuring out how to start an email — especially when you're writing to someone you don't know very well — can be a real challenge.<p>Is "Hey" too casual? Is "Dear" overly formal? Is "Morning!" too cheery?<p>If you're thinking the email greeting isn't all that important and that it's silly to overthink …

Science Says Do These 7 Things to Be Happier Right Now | Inc.com

Had a bad day or feel down in the dumps? Tired of trying to think yourself out of your bad mood all to no avail? Check out these 7 scientifically proven ways to be happier.<p><b>1. Exercise</b><p>Although we've all heard it a million times, exercise is truly one of the easiest ways to a better mood--even if …

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Facebook Users Are Sharing Fewer Personal Updates and It's a Big Problem

If you haven’t posted anything personal on Facebook (FB) in awhile, you’re not alone. A damning report published by The Information on Thursday …

11 Research-Backed Ways to Boost Confidence

Confidence is something of a psychological trick, and it is possible to “fake it until you make it.” Try these 11 easy tips the next time your …

America's definition of sexy has changed, and retailers are toning it down

Think about it.<p>Just over a decade ago, consumers were inundated with overtly sexual imagery.<p>Abercrombie & Fitch was known for its extremely carnal imagery. The advertising frequently featured nearly-naked models in provocative positions.<p>Abercrombie has recently toned down its image to be …

How Kraft Used Psychology to Make Its Mac and Cheese Go Viral

Kraft Heinz recently changed its iconic mac and cheese recipe--and didn't tell anyone. Here's why that was a genius move.<p>Question: How do you change an iconic brand to which millions of Americans have an emotional attachment without causing an uproar?<p>Answer: You don't tell them it changed. (Until …

I started work soon after giving birth to be good role model for my daughter, says Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins, the singer, has said that she decided to go back to work soon after having a baby in order to “be a role model” for her daughter.<p>The Welsh mezzo soprano, who married US film director Andrew Levitas in 2014, gave birth to Aaliyah Reign six months ago and said she imagine she would …

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Scientists and insurers develop 'death clock' to predict when customers will die

Insurance premiums could rise after scientists teamed up with the insurance industry to create an algorithm which will predict when customers will die.<p>The University of East Anglia is launching a four year study using huge databases of medical data to determine life expectancy and long-term illness.<p>…

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15 Twitter accounts that show just how weird the Web is

<i>This week, Twitter turns 10. Over the next few days we’ll be exploring how far the microblogging service has come, the challenges it faces going forward and some of its key moments along the way.</i><p>Facebook may be the most popular social media platform – and it’s arguable whether Twitter itself is one …

These unlucky people have names that break computers

A few people have names that can utterly confuse the websites they visit, and it makes their life online quite the headache. Why does it happen?<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>Jennifer Null’s husband had warned her before they got married …

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Netflix reboots are changing the rules of television

This followed news of significant rights acquisitions by SVOD services at the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals, and award ceremony successes (and disappointments) for Netflix and Amazon.<p>These events point the way to dramatic changes in the business of television. They have implications for …

The FBI confirmed it screwed up and reset the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud password

The FBI has shed more light on its involvement in what is shaping up to be the most controversial piece of evidence in the investigation of San Bernardino terror suspect Syed Rizwan Farook: his iCloud account password.<p>Hours after Farook's iPhone was recovered by law enforcement, the password to his …

Google has a clever way of promoting safe sex to its employees

Earlier this week we saw a funny post on Facebook from a Google employee who had just discovered a new company perk he'd never noticed before: "I'm Feeling Lucky!" condoms from the Mountain View campus health center.<p>The prophylactics pay homage to the search engine's iconic homepage button.<p>And they …

This Is What WIFI, Cell Phones, iPads & More Are Doing To Your Child’s Brain – 100 + Scientists Are Now Petitioning The UN

I'm in!<p>*This article only represents a very small fraction of the research regarding the dangers associated with these devices. We encourage you to …

Why NBC is totally wrong about Netflix and 'binge-watching'

The fight centered on the data of one startup, SymphonyAM, which NBC claimed had figured out one of Netflix's big secrets: How many people were actually watching.<p>One of NBC's major points, expressed by its head of research, Alan Wurtzel, was that the so-called binge-watching revolution was mostly a …

Why the FBI is demanding that Apple hack into an iPhone — and why Apple says it's a terrible idea

The Cupertino, California-based company has reacted furiously.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an extremely strongly worded letter, calling the demand "chilling," arguing that it "would undermine the very freedoms and liberty our government is meant to protect."<p>So what's the big deal?<p>This was …

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

Why Young Americans Become Mass Murderers

Photo: René Zografos<p>I have talked to many different people around the world about why young people become mass murderers in the USA. How suddenly, almost out of the blue, a young person can shoot many often random people dead in few seconds. The American president himself said, after the Charleston …

Tinder isn’t the only reason the dating scene is terrible for women right now

A 2015 Vanity Fair story claimed these apps are responsible for a growing hookup culture, where anonymous sex has replaced traditional romance, because they give straight young men the impression that there's a surplus of available women.<p>But Tinder and its ilk (apps like OkCupid and Hinge) aren't …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Friday.<p><b>1. US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, responding to Pope Francis' suggesting Trump is "not Christian" because of his positions on immigration,</b> on Thursday said the pope would wish for a President Trump if the Islamic State attacks …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Thursday.<p><b>1. At least 28 people were killed and 61 wounded after a car bomb exploded outside a military residence in Turkey's capital of Ankara on Wednesday.</b> A spokesman from Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party called the explosion "an act of …

8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people often exude confidence—it’s obvious that they believe in themselves and what they’re doing. It isn’t their success that makes them confident, however. The confidence was there first.<p>Think about it:<p><b>Doubt breeds doubt.</b> Why …