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Nutrition

How to Create Your Own Good Luck in 4 Simple Steps

A British researcher has found four principles are involved in creating good fortune.<p>Sometimes bad things happen and there's nothing you can do to stop it.<p>My husband lost hundreds of thousands of dollars when the construction contractors who owed him money went bankrupt during the recession a …

Four Reasons You Should Embrace Being an Introvert

Take a seat, extroverts.<p>In an extroverted society that feeds off outspoken, attention-seeking personalities who argue about pretty much everything, introverts have a tendency to get lost in the noise. The extroversion-introversion dichotomy seeks to explain differences in personality in a linear …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Humans produce new brain cells throughout their lives, say researchers

Findings could help hunt for treatment for degenerative conditions such as Alzheimers, and psychiatric problems<p>Humans continue to produce new neurons in a part of their brain involved in learning, memory and emotion throughout adulthood, scientists have revealed, countering previous theories that …

Neuroscience

So You Want to Write a Book

You’ve felt for awhile now that you have it in you; you see all these books lining the shelves and none of them seem to bring to light the things you …

According to Psychologist Adam Grant, This Is the Best Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

The secret is in focusing less on the feedback itself, and more on how you respond to it.<p>When we receive negative feedback, our bodies react instinctively. Physiologically, our shoulders tense up and our breath becomes more shallow. What's worse is that, according to studies on how we respond to …

7 Compelling Reasons to Have More Sex

Everyone knows that, along with eating chocolate and drinking wine, having sex is one of the best things you can do for your health…<p>In all …

Immune System

16 Ways People Are Drawn To You, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

The law of attraction is a pretty mysterious phenomenon. Part who you attract has to do with your personality type, which develops as a result of …

Here are the top 10 reasons I don't believe in God

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless<i>by Greta Christina. The book is available</i> …

Faith

Prime numbers are still one of the most mysterious topics in math — here are the most confounding problems

Prime numbers are one of the most basic topics of study in the branch of mathematics called number theory.<p>Primes are numbers that can only be evenly divided by themselves and 1. For example, 7 is a prime number since I'm left with a remainder or a fractional component if I divide 7 by anything …

Mathematics

Depression stems from this, not the brain

Ever come across people who seem to have everything going well for them yet depression finds a way to be a hindrance in their life? And, you may have …

Depression

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

Consciousness, Attention, and Communication

We depend on truthful communication for exchanging reliable information with one another, and we unsurprisingly have norms and conventions to promote …

Consciousness

Black Holes Could Be Source of Three Space Particles

Cosmic rays are the high-energy nuclei of space particles, according to the European Organization for Nuclear Research, more commonly known as CERN. …

Easy Solutions to Difficult SAT Math Questions

To help with your SAT math prep online I would like to begin looking at some difficult SAT math questions. Here is an example of a Level 5 question …

Five weird facts about maths

Hinton Cubes, mysterious prime numbers and the mathematical theory behind cutting a ham sandwich – maths can be pretty weird at times…<p>Maths is a …

Mathematics

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

Operating Systems

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B Peterson – digested read

‘Here’s a rule that’s catnip for right-wingers everywhere: do not bother children while they are skateboarding’<p>Just a few years ago, I was an unknown professor writing academic books that nobody read. Then, with God’s help, I decided to stop feeling sorry for myself and develop my potential. Pinkos …

Books

Forget Willpower. This Science-Backed Strategy Is Much More Powerful | Inc.com

Let's start off with the conventional wisdom. Willpower is how we break free of the past; it's how we undo bad habits and avoid temptation. You've heard this your whole life. If you're eating to much, not exercising enough, being too impulsive, not motivated enough then you just don't have enough …

Self Control

The 7 Worst Foods for Your Brain

Your brain is the most important organ in your body.<p>It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning.<p>That’s …

Nutrition

5 Classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Writers with Serious Dark Sides

<b>H. G. Wells Was a Eugenics Enthusiast with a Soft Spot for Stalin.</b><p>H. G. Wells was a real piece of work. Saying he had a dark side might be letting …

Alcohol Has an Irreversible Effect on Stem Cell DNA, Say Scientists

A new study clarifies the link between drinking and some cancers.<p>It’s no secret that heavy drinking is linked to an increased risk of developing …

Scientists think they have found the reason some people are left-handed — and it has nothing to do with the brain

Left-handed people haven't always been treated well throughout history. They've been persecuted for their disposition, being been labeled as evil — or even as witches — despite making up about 10% of the population. In fact, the word "sinister" comes from "left" or "left hand."<p>There have been a few …

Human race has peaked: Scientists warn this is as good as it gets for mankind

The human race has peaked, with mankind reaching its maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance, scientists have claimed.<p>Despite …

10 literary masterpieces on which every Russian was raised - Russia Beyond

For Russians, classical literature is more than a way to learn their language or to pass the time. Some classics that are taught at school play an important role in forming the nation’s cultural identity, and Russians often refer to them when making comparisons with similar situations, to …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Try Any of These 6 Habits of the Happiest People | Inc.com

Now that 2018 is just around the corner, perhaps you're a person who prescribes to a growth-mindset. You're looking for innovative ways to improve your well-being, get that productivity edge, and maybe achieve more balance and wisdom in life.<p>If so, I want to recommend that you start smart and …

Happiness

Lack Confidence? No Problem: You'll Work Harder, Persevere Longer, And Ultimately Achieve More | Inc.com

Imagine you've wanted to do something -- to <i>be</i> something -- so badly that for years you fight against that impulse for fear you might fail. Then, times get so tough and you're so broke and literally so hungry that you work double shifts in a restaurant both for the money... and because the long …

Motivation

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …