Christopher Glance

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'This is just the beginning': Using DNA and genealogy to crack years-old cold cases

For three decades, authorities in Fort Wayne, Indiana, had the DNA of the man who murdered 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988, but could not find him.<p>Police pleaded for leads, and chased them. They brought in FBI profilers, enlisted state and federal agents and went on “America’s Most Wanted.” …

Genealogy

Branding Putin

MOSCOW<p>In Vladimir Putin’s push to build Russia’s global influence, one of his most potent weapons is his own image.<p>Power ploys<p>Understanding Russia’s global influence<p>Confidence in the Russian leader has risen in several countries since 2014<p>2014<p>2017<p>79%<p>Vietnam 69%<p>54<p>50<p>Greece 41<p>Philippines 38<p>South Korea …

Russia

How Can You Tell If Someone’s Lying To You? There’s Some Science That Can Help

Everybody's told a white lie at least once. Lying is one of those behaviors that's given us an evolutionary advantage over millennia; we lie to …

Psychology

Why Do People Get Engaged Really Fast? The Psychology Behind A Short Courtship Is Beyond Fascinating

Celebrities are different from the rest of us. While we private citizens average about 3.2 years in a relationship before we consider getting …

Ariana Grande

The Overlooked Emotions of Sperm Donation

"My hope is that people think about how this is more than a transaction," says one family therapist.<p>Sperm donation offers a tidy solution to an aggravating problem: When a person or a couple wants a baby and needs a different ingredient than what they’ve currently got to make one, a man with viable …

Sperm

How to get away with financial fraud

Some of the world’s biggest scandals have gone unspotted for years. The nature of fraud is that it works outside our field of vision. By Dan Davies<p>‘Guys, you’ve got to hear this,” I said. I was sitting in front of my computer one day in July 2012, with one eye on a screen of share prices and the …

Headphones

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

The untold good news story of America today

<b>Political bickering has long been a roadblock to getting big things done in the US but a grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.</b><p>A green giant in a loin cloth would seem an unlikely indicator for what some describe as a revolution under way in the …

Urbanism

This is what 500 Christians think “God’s face” looks like. It’s full of bias.

Cognitive bias is in all human thoughts. Even mental images of God.<p>Psychologists at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill recently showed 511 American Christians pairs of photos and asked: Which face looks more like God?<p>It may seem like a strange question for scientists to ask. But for those …

Psychology

If You Have This Type Of Personality, Then You Might Need More Sleep & Here’s Why

At the risk of sounding like an 87-year-old granny, I’ll be honest with you, friends: Socializing tires me TF out. Maybe it’s because I spend the …

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Psychology

Top Tips from Professionals for Your Most Productive Year Ever

In my professional life, I’ve been amazed at how much making a few small tweaks to my habits has improved my output and daily experience. This revelation has left me wondering—what other productivity hacks are people practicing that I could be taking advantage of if only I knew about them? So, on …

Cherophobia is the fear of being happy — here are the signs you might have it

You know that feeling when something seems too good to be true — when it looks like a lot has happened in your favour recently, so it's suspicious?<p>Some people can't get over this feeling, and their good fortune takes a sinister turn in their mind.<p>People who have an irrational aversion to being …

From meat eating to Miss World: what each country is number one for

Costa Rica

Monotasking is one of the best ways to get things done — here's how to do it

You may think you can do everything right now, but you can't — and you shouldn't.<p>Many studies have shed light on the downside of multitasking—trying to juggle multiple tasks at one time. One often cited study from Stanford University found that people who multitask are more easily distracted, less …

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

Happiness

'No' Is A Complete Sentence

I wanted to start this article about the importance of saying no by using a real-life example.<p>I sat, hands poised to type, and immediately realized a sad-but-true reality: I have too many examples.<p>Saying no, it appears, isn’t just difficult for me. It’s difficult for my clients, friends, and …

Confederation: The One Possible Israel-Palestine Solution

“The two-state solution is over,” Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told reporters, responding to Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as …

If I Could Buy Only 1 Marijuana Stock, This Would Be It

Marijuana stocks are hot. And this one could generate heat for a long time to come.<p>According to the Chinese, 2018 will be the year of the dog. When …

Cannabis

A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique for speculators, gamblers, arbitragers, hedge funds, and individual investors willing to …

Investing

How to generate the income you need in retirement

You’ve spent your whole life saving for retirement . Now you’re finished working, and it’s time to start spending what you’ve saved. For many …

Retirement

7 Ways Spending Time Alone Will Change Your Life

Finally, the door closed and the noise stopped. I was in my bedroom, my <i>own</i> bedroom, with the lights turned perfectly low and no one else around. It …

Bill Gates

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Is Barely a ‘Jumanji’ Movie

I did not expect to leave the Wednesday matinee of <i>Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle</i> with questions. I expected to have to answer some, maybe. (<i>Ma’am,</i> …

12 New Year’s resolutions backed by science that could actually work

The end of the year is fast approaching, so that means it’s time to think about… resolutions. If 2018 is anything like more or less every other year, …

University of British Columbia

How Can I Manage My Money?

Want to get on top of your finances? Here's an easy step-by-step guide to money management.<p>There's a reason so many Americans are short on savings …

Superior Emotional Intelligence Comes From This 1 Practice (That Nobody Wants to Do)

If you truly want higher self awareness, do this practice and you'll get it.<p>No matter which successful person I have the honor of learning from, they all mention the same thing--emotional intelligence.<p>Everyone knows that emotional intelligence is important. Thought leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk and …

Emotional Intelligence

How a 23-year-old turned a $500 loan into $570 million company

In less than four years, Brandon Evertz, a 23-year-old Australian, has built a massive social media review site worth an estimated $570 million, from a small loan that his father gave him.<p>“The very first proof of concept money I got was $500 from my dad and with that I tested out the idea I had and …

Social Media

15 Sad Reasons People Give Up On Their Dreams

People give up on their dreams too early in life.<p>It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams.<p>Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.<p>Sometimes it happens later. You get older, …

Motivation

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …