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Scientists discover how your brain wakes you up

Researchers believe they've identified the part of the brain which ends light sleep, called the non-rapid eye movement (NREM) cycle, and ultimately wakes you up. Professor Antoine Adamantidis from the University of Bern and his team found a neural circuit sandwiched between two brain regions, …

5 bad habits that keep you from getting the best deal on anything you buy

With the busy shopping season upon us, you're probably striving to get bigger and better deals.<p>But there are some actions that actually hinder your buying power and cause you to overspend.<p>Here are five things you may be guilty of doing that prevent you from getting the best deal available.

Personal Finance

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

Year in Review: Biggest Stories of 2015

As 2015 sees its last days, it’s time to look back at the news that defined the year. There is so much to cover, but at a high level these issues and events stand out: Terrorism struck communities and individuals across the globe, from Paris and Nigeria to San Bernardino, California. Race relations …

The Single Biggest Reason Most People Procrastinate In Life

For the most part of my life, I’ve been a habitual procrastinator. When I had my first summer job at age 16, I did everything to <i>not</i> work. I had an …

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

The four relationship patterns that determine whether you'll stay together

Four types of relationship pattern that indicate whether a couple is likely to stay together have been identified in a new study.<p>The research, …

University of Illinois

Are Single People Mentally Stronger?

To write about single life, and to ground what you write in science—which I try to do—is to be constantly put on the defensive. One headline after …

Mental Health

Belgium is a failed state

That the Paris terrorist attacks had strong links to a suburb of Brussels didn’t shock many of us who live in the Belgian capital. Radio stations …

Europe

10 Things that Change your Brain - OpenMind

Using the most advanced <b>neuroimaging</b> techniques, science has identified some activities that permanently modify our brain, either by changing its …

17 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Bill Gates

While Bill Gates has a schedule that’s planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a …

Books

Top 5 Tips to Make Yourself More Productive

Have you ever felt that the people working around you in your workplace are able to work much more than you do? Do you ever feel like you are …

Time Management
Top 10

These two stocks are rare – they pass both growth and value screens

<i>John Reese is CEO of</i> Validea.com <i>and Validea Capital, and portfolio manager for the National Bank Consensus funds. Globe Investor has a distribution agreement with Validea.ca, a premium Canadian stock screen service.</i> Try it<i>.</i><p>'You can't have your cake and eat it, too": For centuries, mothers have …

Investing

What JPMorgan's most senior staff learned from their first jobs

JPMorgan recently published a series of candid interviews with top executives about what they learned from their first jobs.<p>Long before they started putting together big trades or running huge divisions, they were washing paint brushes and making ice-cream cones.<p>It serves as a reminder to …

New Jersey

15 Quotes That Take You Inside the Mind of Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history. Today, he has an estimated net worth of over $70 billion, making him the third …

Self-improvement

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

Stock markets in turmoil: Four things you need to know

It's uncertainty that's driving the stock market chaos this week<p>If you’ve been left feeling mystified by the ricochets in the stock markets this week, don't panic: you’re in good company. A similar uncertainty stalks trading floors around the world and it can make already volatile price movements …

Stock Markets

This stock market dive isn't even close to the worst we've seen

The stock market is having a panicky moment — but it's not the first, and it's not the worst.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a 1,000-point-plus …