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Infographic: The best careers for introverts and extroverts

Some jobs are suitable for individuals who are thoughtful and enjoy working independently, while other careers fit well with out-going individuals who prefer lots of human interaction and social gatherings.<p>Whether you're an introvert or extrovert, the infographic below by Career Assessment Site …

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

Why Authentic Storytelling Exposes the Best and Worst of Brands

One of the best things we can do as consumers is reward brands who are transparent with their stories of impact and stop supporting those who remain …

Mark Zuckerberg denies that Facebook is trapping its users in 'filter bubbles'

There's a popular theory around social media called the "filter bubble." It's the idea that as users naturally subscribe and follow other users that share their interests, they get trapped in a self-reinforcing feedback loop: All they see is more information that "confirms" their beliefs, while …

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

10 great uses of illustration in branding campaigns

It's not often you see illustration used in brand campaigns these days. But for that very reason, it can be a great way to make your marketing stand …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

Logo design: everything you need to know

What makes a great logo? And, more importantly, how can you design the best logo for a brand or product? In this article, we will answer those two …

20 pro tips for creating inspirational mood boards

When trying to convey a design idea to win pitches and get an early sign-off, moods, feelings and visions can be difficult to communicate verbally. …

Graphic Design

This Nerd Is Rewriting ’50 Shades Of Grey’ And It’s Better Than The Original

Few contemporary "novels" have been parodied quite as much as Fifty Shades of Grey. We've had Fifty Sheds of Grey, Fifty Shades of O.J, and Fifty …

"I Don't Do Drugs Recreationally Anymore. I Just Smoke Weed and Work."

On 4/20, artist Killer Acid takes a break from blotters and tells us about his creative relationship with pot.<p>Killer Acid is an Brooklyn-based illustrator originally from Delaware. He has a history of drawing trippy stuff for VICE and other like-minded outlets, and he's generally known for talking …

The Supreme Awakening: What Did Buddha, Emerson, Einstein and Saint Teresa Have in Common?

<b>Interview with author Craig Pearson</b><p><i>"There are moments when one feels free from one's own identification with human limitations and inadequacies ... Life and death flow into one, and there is neither evolution nor destiny; only being."</i> -- Albert Einstein<p>An ongoing theme in human culture is the …

Shakespeare: The strange way people looked at food in the 16th Century

<b>It may seem a peculiarly 21st Century preoccupation, but people in Shakespeare's England were also obsessed with food, writes Dr Joan Fitzpatrick.</b><p>The 16th Century had plenty of diet books.<p>Andrew Boorde's Compendious Regiment (1542) warns against eating and drinking to excess and often remarks upon …

5 Reasons Learning To Say “F*ck It” Is Really, Really Important

You're reading 5 Reasons Learning To Say “F*ck It” Is Really, Really Important, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Panama Papers Provide Rare Glimpse Inside Famously Opaque Art Market

The so-called Panama Papers have shined a light on the hundreds of thousands of shell companies used to circulate assets around the world. One of those assets is fine art, and the leaked papers show how collectors and companies have secretly bought and sold famous works by artists like Amedeo …

A Smart Spray Paint Can Allows Anyone To Paint Massive Murals

Artists can paint a massive, life-like mural without even knowing what they are supposed to be painting beforehand.<p>Love it or hate it, there's no question that street art has become a firmly entrenched aspect of urban cultures around the world. Styles range from hastily scrawled obscenities and …

10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

Fish-eating spiders shouldn’t exist and they definitely shouldn’t be this big

Well hello there, friend! Who’s a cute little aquatic arachnid?<p>Yes, the creature you see above is a spider that can actually surf on top of waves and …

Zoology

These 7 American Cities Will Compete for $40 Million to Create Transportation Utopias

The US government is offering seven cities a remarkable challenge: reinvent urban transportation for the 21st century, with a particular focus on …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner explains how fixing a common mistake helped him grow as a leader

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner's leadership skills are being put to the test.<p>The company's stock fell 40% and the company lost $10 billion off its market capitalization last month when its Q4 earnings report fell short of expectations.<p>He gave a motivational speech to the company following the dive and …

7 scientifically proven ways to be more successful

I'm an entrepreneur just like you, working my tail off daily. Failure isn't an option. We all want success and over the past year I've been fortunate enough to work with, interview, and get to know many successful people.<p>I've learned from almost every successful person that I've me that regardless …

Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

Surprisingly Simple Hacks to Make You Super Productive

In his 2012 bestseller, <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg helped readers understand why they eat those cookies every …

Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English

Schools face relentless pressure to up their offerings in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math. Few are making the case for philosophy.<p>Maybe they should.<p>Nine- and 10-year-old children in England who participated in a philosophy class once a week over the course of a year …

New Jersey

The 10 best pieces
 of advice I can give you about money

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I have a ton of rich friends who've wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>A while ago, I was chatting with …

Guy on Reddit Turns Other Users’ Photos into Fantastic Movie Posters – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Posters

The Best-Kept Secret to a Highly Successful Relationship

According to Adam Grant, author of <i>Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success</i>(and Wharton’s most popular faculty member), people fall into …