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Get the Scientific 7-Minute Workout on Any Device with This Web App

When you're strapped for time, getting your sweat on is sometimes a luxury that goes by the wayside. That's where the Scientific 7-Minute Workout …

A Guide to the Good Life: The Best Life Hacks from the Ancient Stoics

The term "life hack" has only existed for a couple years, but there are plenty of things we can learn from the world's oldest philosophers. William …

Lifehacks

This Week's Most Popular Posts: October 3rd to 10th

Microsoft unveiled its newest version of Windows last week. While the company was more than happy to tell us abouta bunch of new features, naturally …

Five Best Places to Buy Computer Parts

If you're building a new PC or shopping for upgrades, you need a trustworthy place to buy. Not all retailers are the same—some offer great discounts, …

Geek to Live: Hide data in files with easy steganography tools

<i>by Gina Trapani</i><p><i>Photo by Robbie Gates used with permission</i><p>Click to viewRemember those invisible ink kits from when you were a kid? You'd write a …

The Seaton Down Hoard: Amateur metal detector uncovers 22,000 Roman coins

An East Devon metal detector enthusiast has stumbled upon one of the largest hoards of Roman coins ever found in Britain, prompting a local museum to …

This Week's Most Popular Posts: August 15th to 22nd

Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren't universally, formally taught. Here are some …

Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking

Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is …

The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware

They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that's true in every aspect of life. Self-awareness and introspection have the ring of …

Self-awareness

The Biggest Sign You're Following the Wrong Career Path

You study hard in college and it lands you a steady, decent paying job. But when someone asks you what you do for a living, you cringe. If you find …

Careers

Mastering the Art of Conversation: 7 Steps to Being Smooth

In The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure, Catherine Blyth gives some great tips on handling the subtle nuances of polite …

Remember the STOP Method When Stressed or Anxious

When life simply isn't going your way, the quick reactions are the ones we often regret. Remembering the acronym STOP curbs reactivity and keeps you …

7 Things Happy People Choose to Do Every Single Day

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

The Shortcut To Bonding With A Romantic Partner On A Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

Strokes of genius: Here’s How the Most Creative People Get Their Ideas

Keith Sawyer tells an interesting story about breakthrough ideas in his book, Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity.<p>Researcher Vera …

What Should I Do About My Early-Life Crisis?

<i>Answer by Marcus Geduld, Shakespearean director and teacher, on Quora.</i><p>Here’s a secret: there are four types of people in the world:<p>1. People who, …

4 Powerful Things Con Men Can Teach You About Persuasion

Frank Abagnale impersonated Pan Am pilots and doctors, traveled the world and scammed people for millions.<p>And he was 17 years old at the time.<p>Via …

What Small Lifestyle Changes Have the Biggest Impact?

<i>Answer by Evan DeFilippis, Reporter and manager at Innovations for Poverty Action, on Quora.</i><p><b>Twenty Minute Rule —</b> Whenever I would come home from a …

"You Teach People How to Treat You"

If you aren't happy with the way others treat you, it may have something to do with you. Motivational speaker Tony Gaskins says "You teach people how …

The Mathematical Formula for Making Hard Decisions, Like Who to Marry

Throughout our lives we have to make difficult, life-changing decisions, such as which job to take, which job candidate to hire, and who's worthy of …

13 Easy Ways to Teach Yourself to Be More Confident

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights toentrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

How to Develop a Photographic Memory: 4 Easy Steps

Could you memorize the order of a deck of cards in under 30 seconds?<p>(Hat tip to Josh.)<p>Don’t feel bad; I can’t remember what I ate for lunch yesterday.<p>…

Lessons From the Samurai: The Secret to Always Being at Your Best

Reading a few books by samurai there was one thing I saw repeated again and again and again that surprised me.<p>It has nothing to do with swords, …

How to Win Friends and Influence Your Audience: 10 Theories to Know For Greater Persuasion

What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are—most of the …

5 Tips To Become More Light-Hearted | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you too serious? Maybe you get offended easily or judge others on autopilot? Or perhaps you just feel that you could benefit from ‘lightening up” …

Only 2% Of People Can Actually Multitask — This Test Will Tell You If You Are One Of Them

But there is a small fraction of the population that might be true multitaskers, or "supertaskers," a term coined by David Strayer, a professor of psychology at the University of Utah who studies attention.<p>Think you're a supertasker? Skip to the test >><p>Not only do these people excel at cognitive …

"Happiness Is Not a Goal, It Is a By-Product"

We often think that happiness is something we achieve, but as Eleanor Roosevelt reminds us, happiness is something that happens when we do everything …

Make the Other Side Negotiate Against Themselves to Strike Good Deals

It's not a great idea to argue in a negotiation, so investor and entrepreneur James Altucher has a better idea: get the other side to negotiate with …

Find Out If You're Sleep Deprived with This One-Minute Video

A consistent lack of sleep wreaks havoc on your body and brain. Want to quickly test if you're not getting enough sleep? Hit play on this …

The Three Types of Burnout, and How They Differ

Burnout is real, and you've probably experienced it before (if you aren't experiencing it now). The Association for Psychological Science notes, …