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The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

Bill Gates

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

Self-improvement

This Doctor Specializes in Gut Health—Here's What He Eats in a Day

If you keep up with the health and wellness world, you've likely noticed the fixation on gut health and inflammation. In short, gut health is about …

Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson's Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's isn't just in our brains<p>Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be a consequence of …

The 50 Best Dancehall Songs of All Time

<b>WHO CAN MAKE THE DANCE RAM?</b><br>By Edwin “STATS” Houghton<p>“Top ranking” is a phrase so common in the lexicon of dancehall reggae, it could almost be punctuation. That’s not to mention related terms like “highly rated,” “strictly the best,” and “tougher than tough.” It is doubtful, in fact, whether there …

How psychedelics like psilocybin and LSD actually change the way people see the world

Psychedelic substances like LSD and psilocybin — the active ingredient in magic mushrooms — are powerful, able to transform the way that people who use them perceive the world.<p>Because of that, after years of prohibition, psychiatric researchers in the US are hoping to take advantage of that power …

Psychologists Think They Found the Purpose of Depression

Depression is pervasive: In 2015, about 16 million — or 6.7 percent of — American adults had a major depressive episode in the past year. Major …

I Asked Academia's Most Vocal Critic Why College Is a Waste

"There was a time when the university was a place of the mind where you expected academic freedom, where if you graduated from that university you'd actually be an educated person. Those things aren't necessarily true anymore."<p>I graduated from college in 2011, right in the middle of the recession. …

Here’s How to Make the Best Weed Cupcakes

For the latest episode of <i>Bong Appetit</i> from VICE and their MUNCHIES food channel, Abdullah takes a trip to Washington’s Vashon Island in hopes of …

Cannabis

These 7 Breakfasts Are Perfectly Proportioned For Weight Loss

When you're on a mission to lose weight, it's essential to have a healthy breakfast. And we love the concept of counting macros and focusing on the quality of calories versus just the calorie number itself, so we consulted our macro-counting expert and nutrition coach Carrie McMahon to create the …

Researchers say the internet is affecting our memory, capacity for learning, and more.

Do you remember what a struggle it was to remember the name of a certain actress, the kind of car you drove a decade ago, or what year a historical …

University of California

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

But you might not know that Google itself keeps a few settings tucked away in a hidden menu called the System UI Tuner.<p>It's not available on <i>every</i> device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features might be coming to future Android …

Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists

Quantum mechanics, though firmly tested, is so weird and anti-intuitive that famed physicist Richard Feynman once remarked, “I think I can safely say …

As a psychiatrist I've seen how culture affects views of mental illness

Persuading one south Asian family that their mentally ill daughter was not possessed by a demon showed me NHS staff need greater cultural awareness<p>“I am already dead! I have been buried.” said a young south Asian girl on the psychiatric ward. Prior to her admission she had stopped going to school, …

Mental Health

This Steak And Avocado Salad Is Going To Be Your New Go-To Meal

Shout out to salads that actually keep you full.<p>Servings: 2-4<p>1 pound sirloin steak, about ½ inch thick<p>Salt & pepper<p>2 tablespoons oil<p>2 hearts romaine lettuce, chopped<p>3 hard-boiled eggs, diced<p>2 avocados, diced<p>2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved<p>3 tablespoons caesar dressing<p>Salt and pepper the steak on both …

How the Brain Makes and Breaks Habits

<i>Summary: Researchers report they have identified a neural pathway involved in switching between habitual behavior and deliberate decision</i> …

Tiny Transforming Apartment Is Like a Dozen Homes in One

This 309-square-foot apartment makes the most of every single inch.<p>There is a general, obnoxious rule when it comes to real estate. Size, location, reasonable price: pick two. But while living in a hip neighborhood in the middle of a city might mean you'll have to settle for an apartment that has …

Why Yoga is Changing Schools | Goop

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

Yoga

What Partners Would Make Narcissists Happy?

Recently, I wrote about a study finding that people were more satisfied with romantic partners and relationships that met their <b>intrinsic</b>, rather than</b> …

Stuffed Avocado Makes the Best Speedy Lunch

Oh avocados, how we love you — with your creamy, green interior that goes with anything spicy, sour or crunchy. This recipe encompasses all of those qualities, but if you want even further avocado inspiration, check out these other creative avocado recipes too. Avocados make such a great lunch. …

There’s a huge problem with how we treat depression

She suffered from bipolar disorder, which meant that she cycled between explosions of boundless energy and black holes of suicidal despair.<p>Despair brought her to our unit.<p>Her long chart chronicled how previous psychiatrists had emptied the armory: antidepressants, antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, …

Eating This Way Can Improve Heart Health

Scientific evidence continues to mount that mindfulness is a fount of health and wellbeing. Recent research finds that mindfulness meditation—a …

Holistic Medicine

These 7 Amazing Egg Pairings Will Transform Your Breakfast

Starting the morning sunny side up is infinitely easier with the assistance of a wholesome, protein-packed breakfast. (A piping hot latte also helps.) However, finding time in the a.m. to play chef is hard -- unless, of course, we're talking about super simple recipes.<p>In partnership with American …

Drew Brees Tweets Great Throwback Photo in Honor of Peyton Manning's Retirement

Peyton Manning officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday, so many around the league have been saying farewell to the future Hall of Famer in their own ways.<p>Nobody has done it quite like New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, though.<p>On Tuesday, Brees shared a classic throwback …

Girl's Hilarious Extra Credit Answer Goes Viral

And yes, this girl got the full five points.<p>You know that feeling when you know <i>exactly</i> how to nail a test question? You just go straight for it — you …

Build Your Own Vintage-Style Stereo Speakers

Match your record player's vintage aesthetic with these DIY speakers that sound much better than they have any right to.<p>DIY stereo speakers are a popular project, but they often turn out a boring color with the same black speaker cloth that you'd find on any other speaker. Boost your speaker game …

How to invest in yourself in a way that will pay real dividends

This post is about how to actually, practically invest in yourself in a way that is going to pay real dividends.<p>How to take the steps today that will enable you to be a better person, a better creative, a better developer, or a better business owner tomorrow. And how to do awesome things with your …

10 public speaking mistakes successful people don't make

After interviewing successful professionals such as Guy Kawasaki, Nancy Duarte and Michael Port on my podcast, Improving Public Speaking, I have discovered what high achievers consider these mistakes to be.<p>The mistakes most professionals make in public speaking include:<p>When speaking in public, you …

Public Speaking