Nicholas Lee

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The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Psychology

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's

Fresh evidence that the body's immune system interacts directly with the brain could lead to a new understanding of diseases from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer's.<p>A study of human and monkey brains found lymphatic vessels — a key part of the body's immune system — in a membrane that surrounds the …

Neuroscience

'Are You More Interesting than Average?' in 5 Questions

What makes people interesting? And can it be learned?<p>Being an interesting person who commands attention is not easy in this 4G world of advancing technologies and diminishing attention span. And being interesting is good. Interesting people can draw others in, captivate and inspire. They can lead, …

Howard Schultz

7 countries where you can travel on $30 a day or less

There are countries all over the world where, thanks to the low cost of living and (in some cases) strong U.S. dollar, it's possible to get around on a very low budget.<p>Traveling on the cheap is certainly not for everyone and it often means making a few sacrifices, but choosing the right place to …

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Albert Einstein

35 Anime Series That Are Perfect If You've Never Watched Anime

All you need is that one series to get you hooked.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

Your ability to focus has probably peaked. Here's how to stay sharp.

Having a hard time focusing lately? You're not alone. Research shows interruptions occur about every 12 minutes in the workplace, and every three …

Cancer Drug That Might Slow Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Headed For Bigger Tests

Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.<p>The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a form of leukemia.<p>In late 2015, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center found that small doses of the drug appeared to help a …

Dementia

Characteristics Good Stocks Share: Strength, Valuation and Stewardship

The Characteristics Good Stocks Share<p>The Best Opportunities Combine Strength, Valuation, and Stewardship<p>Updated September 18, 2017<p>When it comes to …

10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.</i><p>One of the …

Self-improvement

Are You Always Chasing the Urgent at the Expense of the Strategic? Here's How to Flip That

Practical tips for breaking the cycle of getting consumed with working on urgent things but never getting to the real priorities that you know need your time.<p>No matter what you read, most entrepreneurs and business leaders talk about how critical ruthless prioritization is as a singular driver of …

Time Management

Majestic Bachelor Pad Has Its Own Underground Night Club

If there was ever a perfect bachelor pad in the world, this would be it. It’s a residence located in Belgium, designed by Govaert & Vanhouette …

7 Life Lessons You Must Learn Before It's Too Late

It's important to cherish every moment you've been blessed with.<p><i>What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Joshua Otusanya ,</b> …

Comedians

7 dramatic home library ideas

Yes, please<p>When you can’t visit grand libraries with stunning architecture whenever you want, the next best thing might be a spectacular display of books right at home. Indeed, for bibliophiles with a design bent, building a home library might mean ditching generic bookshelves for clever built-in …

The Golden Ten Seconds of Patient Care, Improving Patient and Physician Interaction

<i>Written by Nabil Ebraheim, MD and Molly Ebraheim</i><p><b>What are the golden ten seconds of patient care?</b><p>The first few seconds of the interaction between a physician and patient are very important. The golden ten seconds of patient care is the first interaction between the patient and the physician. The …

‘Blackwater Air’ Is Back, and Flying for U.S. Special Forces

A corporate descendant of the notorious guns-for-hire firm just got a $204 million contract to support American troops in Africa.<p>A mercenary air …

Where you live affects your personality, study says

When people move across state lines, they usually think about what their new place will be like, their new neighbors, their new town -- in short, all the other changes that come with a change of address. But what most people don't consider is the way that the move will change them, too.<p>Studies show …

Psychology

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

Universe

Wise Ancient Philosopher Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

It’s human nature to compare yourself to others. But for many people, comparing all the time can become overbearing to the point that you find it …

15 books that will fuel your wanderlust in 2017

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>After travelling, sitting at your desk almost every day of the week can be unbearable. Most of us know that feeling of restlessness, the …

I’m not an extrovert — and that makes it harder to find love

I have always felt like an introvert <i>and</i> an extrovert. Put me on the perimeter of a mosh pit at a punk show or thrust me into a four-star dining experience with more conservative people, and I’ll adapt to either situation — usually happily. In both instances, however, I’m relieved to return home, …

Relationships

9 Signs That You're An Ambivert

I’m sure you’ve been asked many times whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it’s an easy choice, but for most of us, it’s difficult to choose one way or the other.<p>It’s hard to choose because the introvert/extrovert dichotomy reflects a tired and outdated view of personality. …

See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs

The Rising Cost of Health Care by Year and Its Causes<p>See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs<p>Updated July 16, 2018<p>In 2016, U.S. …

Health Care

Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …

Cooking

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really …

Creative Writing