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High-power sound waves used to blast cancer cells

British doctors develop revolutionary new therapy that can precisely target tumours without surgery<p>British doctors are developing a revolutionary new therapy for cancer and associated conditions based on the use of high-powered beams of ultrasound.<p>The researchers – working at the Institute of …

Cancer

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

25 Underrated Books on Persuasion, Influence, and Understanding Human Behavior

Reading good books remains the supreme “life hack”—knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in mere hours.<p>I can’t think of a …

Books

The Art of Persuasive Storytelling

"Your ability to shape your future depends on how well you communicate where you want to be when you get there. When ideas are communicated effectively, people follow and change." - Nancy Duarte<p>Did you know that you have the power to change the world? According to Nancy Duarte, communication …

Public Speaking

What philosophy has to do with the art of persuasion

<i>Ontology</i>: Branch of metaphysics concerned with identifying, in the most general terms, the kinds of things that actually exist. Thus, the …

Monroe's Motivated Sequence: Perfecting the Call to Act

© iStockphoto<br>xefstock<p>Create a call to action that intrigues and inspires!<p>Is persuasion a gift? Are some people born with the ability to speak well …

Purdue University

10 top writing tips and the psychology behind them

There are plenty of folks happy to tell you how to write better, just as any doctor will tell you to “eat right and exercise.” But changing your …

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

Self-improvement
New Jersey

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore