Nick Johannes

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Here Is Why Confidence Will Always Trump IQ

Having a high IQ is great, but confidence is a much more potent trait when it comes to success in the workplace and in life.<p>Why is it that the smartest person you know and the most successful person you know are not always the same person? Given the emphasis placed on IQ by society today one would …

How Dogs See The World In 7 Funny Illustrations

San Francisco-based illustrator Robert Brown amusingly depicts the difference between the way that humans see the world and the way our dogs see it, …

Guilty Pleasures

6 Supplements Not to Take (and What to Do Instead)

The right supplements can be game-changing. Probiotics and digestive enzymes have a solid track record for digestive health; magnesium might...The …

Wellness

How to Grow a Small Startup Business From 0 to 5 Figure Months in 100 Days

Being a CEO for over 10 years and managing couple different companies after getting my MBA definitely taught me a thing or two about the business world, but putting the so called safety of the corporate world and biweekly paycheck behind me and taking on the competitive business arena as an …

Science just found another good reason to drink six cups of coffee a day

Swilling down six steaming cups of espresso a day doesn’t just bring you incredible good times – it’s good for your health, too.<p>Researchers found …

Coffee

Here's the Easiest Way to Grow Tomato Seedlings

It's basically like getting a free seedling (or fifty!).<p>With spring finally here, it's time to start a new DIY gardening project at home. Tomatoes are the perfect vegetables (or fruit if you want to be technical) to plant yourself, and there's a super simple way to do it. All you need is another …

Gardening

U.S. senator calls for ban on gun that looks like an iPhone

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is speaking out about a .380-caliber gun disguised as an iPhone, which he says is a “disaster waiting to happen.”<p>Schumer called on the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to look into the iPhone gun — and possibly ban it — …

Guns

Leaked UN report faults sanitation at Haiti bases at time of cholera outbreak

The United Nations uncovered serious sanitation failures in its Haiti peacekeeping mission just a month after a deadly cholera outbreak erupted in the country, killing thousands, a leaked report has revealed.<p>The UN has consistently refused to accept that it is responsible for compensating victims …

Environmental Health

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body. These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.<p>However, the word …

You Know About the G-Spot, But What About the A-Spot?

Here’s your go-to guide for this mysterious female erogenous zone<p>There are multiple ways to help your partner have an orgasm. You can stimulate her clitoris or even to work toward the elusive G-spot. But there’s another mysterious erogenous zone that you probably haven’t tapped into yet: the …

Stanford University

Widespread extinction after Earth's hyperactive magnetic field reversals

<b>Research results of the new study indicate the rapid reversals of Earth's magnetic field which occurred about 550 million years ago is responsible</b> …

Earth Science

Chill out in the world's coldest city, Yakutsk in Russia's Siberia region, in pictures - Telegraph

Russia

Huge 122-carat diamond worth $1.5mn found in Russia

<i>"The diamond has an octahedral shape; its dimensions are 31.28mm x 30.00mm x 28.57mm. The crystal of ‘2 Black Sawables 3 color’ quality is</i> …

Another chart to show how badly we're getting screwed

Alvin Powell at the <i>Harvard Gazette</i> writes about the inequality chart above:<p>It’s a seemingly nondescript chart, buried in a Harvard Business School …

How To Make A Solar Still

Using an alternative energy source in your home can have a lot of advantages. First of all, this type of energy is much cheaper as you’ll make use of …

12 Simple Home Repair Jobs to Lift You Out of Winter’s Funk

Accomplishments — even little ones — go a long way toward a sunny outlook. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy, quick home repair chores you can do …

Russian Hunter Bags Trophy of His Life after Shooting Half-a-Ton Boar

Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day by those who believe in superstitions, but for Peter Maximov, a hunter from Chelyabinsk, Russia, …

Messy People Are Really Just Productive Geniuses, According To Science

<i>By Caithlin Pena</i><p>When we were just kids, we were led to believe by society that a messy room equals a messy mind. To put it simply: Clean your room or you're grounded.<p>I confess, I'm a bit of a neat freak, but only because dust triggers my allergies. And I like organizing my things because I have the …

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Asparagus!

One of the earliest signs of a new growing season is the presence of asparagus at the supermarket. Asparagus is a tall plant from the lily family …

The SPARtool May Be The Swiss Army Knife of Shovels

When you travel for an extended period of time in the backcountry its often a good idea to carry some useful tools with you. For instance, a shovel …

Camping

Alien abduction and the walking dead: can science explain the world's creepiest phenomena?

Science Writer Sam Kean has had real-life experiences worthy of a horror film. During one such recent episode, he woke up from a night of sleep and found that he was unable to move, completely paralyzed, but fully awake.<p>Kean isn’t the only one who’s had such an experience. Others have had similar …

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says ScienceStaff Photo by Derek Davis: Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Vitamin D Capsules. (Photo by Derek …

Young, idealistic farmers help keep land in production

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) — Hauling feed, herding pigs, long hours. Farming is hard. And 25-year-old Leanna Mulvihill loves it.<p>Young farmers like …

How To Turn Your Android Phone Into The Ultimate GPS Navigator

Ever wanted to use your phone as a GPS navigator in the outdoors? Here's a step by step guide to finding the maps, creating trails and waypoints and …

Good in Bed

If you were to graph the lust of an average couple over the course of a committed, monogamous relationship, it might look something like this: a …

Is 'organic' really organic? A deep dive into the dirt

On a foggy morning in Napa Valley, California, Tim Cheng is walking through a vineyard surrounded by California's classic golden hills. He bends down …

Agriculture

12 Tips For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life & Business

One of the greatest drives of all human beings is the drive to <b>succeed</b> – the drive to improve, to make progress. It is by making progress that we feel …

Motivation

Some tell-tale signs you're WAY too stressed out

Stressing out is the worst. OK, it’s <i>among</i> the worst —but still, being stressed out sucks. Whether your stress manifests itself in the form of a …

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