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How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

Employment

Why are the Bushes, Clintons, Obamas and Melania smiling so broadly at a funeral?

The warmth between them is the camaraderie you often see between rivals now bonded by experience. And the absence of Donald Trump can only have added to the relaxed air of the picture<p>Consider him the elephant not in the room, simultaneously absent from this picture and looming over it.<p>Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

The 21 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe (as ranked by locals)

Bamberg is a city of breweries and churches, and frequently ranks among the most beautiful towns in Germany. It was erected on seven hills (a bit …

European Travel

A major climate boundary in the central U.S. has shifted 140 miles due to global warming

A boundary that divides the humid eastern U.S. and the dry western Plains appears to have shifted 140 miles to the east over the past century due to global warming, new research suggests.<p>Scientists say it will almost certainly continue shifting in coming decades, expanding the arid climate of the …

Climate Change

The Republican War on College

For the cost of cutting corporate income taxes, the U.S. could provide universal pre-K and make tuition free at public colleges for nonaffluent students.<p>There are two big problems with the GOP’s claim that its tax-reform proposals help the middle class.<p>The first, and most obvious, is that both the …

Health Care

5 Tips All Couples Need To Know To Never Fall Out Of Love

When the excitement of the wedding has tailed off and you begin to adjust to life together as husband and wife, here are five tips that will keep the …

What’s Really In Your Eyeshadow?

Beautycounter is a cosmetics and personal care products brand for women who don’t want to put dangerous chemicals on their faces.<p>Gregg Renfrew is the CEO of Beautycounter, a new kind of cosmetics and personal care company that has placed 275,000 safe products into the hands of consumers. “Safe” is …

Patents

Why Yoga is Changing Schools

For the better part of three decades, Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa—an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate …

New York City

The Science Behind How Leaders Connect with Their Teams

Research shows that in leaderless groups, leaders emerge by quickly synchronizing their brain waves with followers through high quality conversations. Simply put, synchrony is a neural process where the frequency and scale of brain waves of people become in sync. Verbal communication plays a large …

The Brain

Touch Her Here to Increase Her Pleasure | Men's Health

<b>That Face</b><p>A woman’s brain shuts down for orgasm. Commence the shutdown sequence by holding her head in your lap and massaging the area above her eyebrows with your thumbs.<p>“People carry a lot of tension in the face, and this helps them release and become more receptive to arousal,” says David Givens, …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Elevate Your Success | Inc.com

Are some of us pre-destined at birth for success? Maybe--but that's not the important thing that matters. Despite how we feel about the odds of success with which we were born, we can always be doing something more to increase our chances of success--and our happiness.<p>There are things we can do …

Happiness

12 signs you shouldn't accept that job offer

People naturally get excited when they're offered a job, so it's easy to be seduced into jumping too quickly at any offer.<p>"It's normal to worry that another opportunity might not come along soon," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious! Putting …

Employment

Jack Kerouac’s Hand-Drawn Map of the Hitchhiking Trip Narrated in On the Road

Surely most ardent readers of Jack Kerouac's novel <i>On the Road</i> have tried to map Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty's American journey. Above, partially …

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Productivity

Is Marie Kondo’s Radical Approach to Kitchen Organization Right for You?

(Image credit: Balingslov)<p>Last week Marie Kondo's second book, "Spark Joy," was released into the world. If you read (and loved) her first book on …

Minimalism

Make Your Life Easier: 17 Grab-and-Go Breakfast Recipes

With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable.<p>We get it: Most mornings, you're dining on the go. With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable and don't require repeating "YES, I SAID EXTRA HASH BROWNS" into a drive-thru microphone. …

Breakfast

This Smartphone App Sends Your Loved Ones Your Messages After You Die

Want to be extra creepy? You can even have them location-tagged, so they pop up when your heirs visit certain locations–like your grave.<p>A new app lets you send messages after you die. The web and smartphone based service, SafeBeyond, allows you to line up short messages, texts, photos, and videos, …

Can you name the US equivalents of these British words? [QUIZ]

Croissant

Six Great Thanksgiving Wines for $20 or Less

Thanksgiving is nearly here, and if you're not hosting, you'll probably be dashing through a train station, airport, or ferry terminal en route to …

The Fixer: What to Do About an Annoying, Itchy Sweater

1. Turn the perpetrator inside out and soak it in cold water and a few tablespoons of white vinegar for 15 minutes, being sure all the fibers are thoroughly saturated. Drain.<p>2. While the sweater is still wet, gently massage a generous amount of hair conditioner into the fibers. Avoid stretching the …

ISIS Wants You to Hate Muslims

Fourteen years ago, immediately after the Al Qaeda terror attacks in the United States on September 11, the French daily <i>Le Monde</i> published a headline …

Middle East

Dalai Lama: Humans Created Terrorism, So Stop Praying To God For A Solution

Prayer alone will not be enough to stem terrorist attacks like the shootings and bombings last week that devastated Paris and shocked the world, the Dalai Lama said.<p>The Buddhist spiritual leader from Tibet said in an interview with German media outlet Deutsche Welle on Monday that terrorism is a …

Terrorism

'Drift' aims to end sleepless nights by removing blue light from your TV

Drift TV, by Saffron — a company specializing in sleep-oriented smart lights — is a $99 device that aims to improve your ability to fall asleep at night.<p>Saffron claims its technology coincides with research done by Harvard University, which indicates blue light can be disruptive to sleep …

Transparent Airplane Walls May Be in Air Travel's Not-So-Distant Future

If you think in-flight Wi-Fi and lie-flat seats are cutting edge, just wait until 2050. That’s when aircraft cabins will feature holographic pop-up …

Flying Car

Meditation Reduces Emotional Pain by 44%: Study

Open any magazine (this one, for example) and you’ll find that mindfulness has gone mainstream. You’ll also notice there are studies that purport to …

Mindfulness

T-Mobile's 'Binge On' lets you stream video, leave your data untouched

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is on a bit of a tear over in Los Angeles right now -- after doubling the amount of mobile data T-Mo customers will get as part of the carrier's Simple Choice Amped plans, he confirmed the existence of a Music Freedom-like feature for video services. Long story short, …

Beyond Sriracha: 6 Hot Sauces You’ll Want to Put on Everything

<b>No. 7 Sub Hot Sauce</b> <br>No. 7 chef Tyler Kord’s excellent new condiment is really a gastrique of caramel and Chinese black vinegar infused with garlic …

How to Make Your Relationship Last: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

The beginning of a relationship is amazing. But often, it starts to fizzle out later on…<p>The things you used to love about them start to annoy you. …

Self-help

Hack Your Own Cooking Equipment with These Brilliant DIY Projects

F&W's Justin Chapple on how to transform everyday materials like bricks and terra cotta pots into wacky but awesome tools for cooking in the great …

Kitchens