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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

The Effects of Ayahuasca on the Ego | Dr. Clancy Cavnar

Dr. Clancy Cavnar is a licensed psychologist who works in a private practice in San Francisco. She is also Associate Editor at Chacruna. You can see …

Psychedelics and Virtual Reality Make a Trendy but Illegal Therapy

Can it ever go mainstream?<p>People have been altering their perceptions of reality for as long as there have been people, and in 2017, the newest and …

AYAHUASCA: Into The Dark Abyss | Documentary

The 5 Mental Barriers to Greatness Only You Can Remove

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is nothing more inspiring than witnessing greatness, and watching those who have dedicated their entire life to a craft. Most haven’t thought about greatness, because they don’t think it’s possible.<p>In a time of insurmountable …

Self-improvement

Five Leaders Forged in Crisis, and What We Can Learn From Them

• Author Interview<p>Leadership Under Fire<p>Interview by Dina Gerdeman<p>In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next …

The Lover Archetype of Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

<i>This is the third part of a series on the archetypes of mature masculinity based on the book King, Warrior, Magician, Lover by Robert Moore and</i> …

Testosterone and the Drive for Male Status | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on male status. This series aims to help men understand the way status affects our behavior, and even physiology, so we</i> …

100 Skills Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

It’s been fodder for many a heated debate among men for centuries.<p>What skills should every man know?<p>A vast amount of ink and e-ink has been spilled …

4 Unconventional Ways To Grow Your Freelance Business Really Fast

Pay for advertising. Pass out flyers. Start a blog. Freelancers must read the same tired, business growth advice over and over again. If these things work, that’s great. But, what if they don’t? The only logical next step is to think outside the box.<p>Sometimes it takes the unusual and creative to …

A Futuristic Cooking Lesson With Gabriele Corcos In Virtual Reality

“I consider myself a bit of a visionary,” says Gabriele Corcos, the co-owner of The Tuscan Gun, a casual storefront Italian café in Brooklyn’s residential Windsor Terrace neighborhood. “To the degree that I often end up shooting myself in the foot,” he adds laughing, “I’m always too early.”<p>Inside …

Robots could destabilise world through war and unemployment, says UN

United Nations opens new centre in Netherlands to monitor artificial intelligence and predict possible threats<p>The UN has warned that robots could destabilise the world ahead of the opening of a headquarters in The Hague to monitor developments in artificial intelligence.<p>From the risk of mass …

Artificial Intelligence

3 ways augmented reality will transform UX design

With Apple’s recent launch of AR Kit and Google’s announcement of AR Core, the nascent augmented reality space is set for a major battle. AR presents a brand new frontier of computing interfaces that will redefine how we interact with information. As such, the UX designers of tomorrow will need to …

Augmented Reality

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

8 Design Principles To Live And Die By, According To Facebook, IBM, Pentagram, And More

Buck the trend and never be mediocre.<p>Most designers have a set of principles upon which they loosely base their work. Dieter Rams, famously, had 10. But how often do you satisfy all of these tenets of your practice at once? Once in a while, if you’re lucky.<p>So we asked eight prominent designers who …

What Are Keys To Web Application Development?

To gather insights on the state of web application development today, we spoke with 12 executives who are familiar with the current state of the …

Announcing the 2017 Coroflot Design Salary Guide

A compact digest of insight into the state of the design profession and creative recruiting in 2017.<p>For over 15 years Core77 and Coroflot – the …

3 Problems With AI That Only Design Can Solve

In an era when users have to theorize about how algorithms work, design has never been more necessary.<p>AI is in desperate need of designers–in part, because machine learning products often originate in the world of research, where design principles are rarely applied.<p>Closing the gap between …

The 5 questions you should be asking yourself all day, everyday #UX

The other day I found myself writing down a list of <b>5 questions I was asking myself more frequently than ever</b> in the projects I am working on — and …

UX Design

With 800 million users, Instagram shows no signs of slowing down

Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram in 2012 was nothing short of genius. Though the expensive acquisition raised more than a few eyebrows at …