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How to Read Faster: Bill Cosby’s Three Proven Strategies

<i>“All attempts at gaining literary polish must begin with judicious reading,”</i> H. P. Lovecraft famously advised aspiring writers. Indeed, reading is an essential skill on par with writing, and though non-reading may be an intellectual choice on par with reading, reading itself — just like writing — …

You Will Never Be Finished: Find Peace by Enjoying Where You Are

<b>“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>“I wish I could do it all over again,” said my …

5 Lessons on Bringing Your Dream to Life

<b>“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt</b><p>I grew up with a stepdad who was a dreamer. He lived in a …

The Story So Far: Your Life Is How You Interpret It

<b>“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” ~Carl Bard</b><p>My life has been a long …

Why Listening to Music Makes Us Feel So Good

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>By applying theories of evolutionary psychology, researchers are beginning to better understand why listening to music …

Compilation of stories about introverts, outsiders, and loners

Great collection of <i>Psychology Today</i> stories for those of us who are on the outside of the in group.<p>Posted by Guy Kawasaki

The 4 Fundamental Pillars of Emotional Intelligence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Usually when we think of “intelligence” we associate it with things like logic, math, and science.<p>However, according to psychologists such as Daniel …

Emotional Intelligence

Can Anybody do Anything? 5 Steps to Find your Calling

<b>‘Talent doesn’t exist,’ I heard someone say. ‘It’s all about the hours. You’ve got to put in those 10,000 hours or 10 years and then you can become a</b> …

7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now

Need a hump day pick-me-up? Well, we have just the thing for you.<p>It's Wednesday, which means we're back with 7 fresh, new sites to get you through the mid-week slump. Check out this week's picks below and let us know if you see any other time-wasters we should feature.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>7 Sites You …

The Walking Dead gets its own online college course

When <i>The Walking Dead</i> returns to AMC this October, it will be the reigning cable ratings champion, a juggernaut stronger than most major network …

5 Creeping Forms of Madness the Internet Is Spreading

The Internet is making us all crazy. And I'm not talking about the obvious stuff, like third graders screaming racial epithets over Xbox Live, 4chan …

Star Wars Sequel Trilogy

If 'The Wizard of Oz' Was Way Worse at Foreshadowing - Music Parody - With Rachel Bloom

5 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Everyone procrastinates. Whether it is going to the gym, doing homework, running errands, remembering to buy something on your anniversary, doing your taxes, and a number of many things, people just put it off. If I had 16 weeks in college, you better believe I didn't look at that project …

'Morgan Freeman' Reads Deranged Sorority Girl Email (VIDEO) (EXPLICIT LANGAGE)

It's been said that Morgan Freeman's voice may "hold the key to life." And if you've ever wanted to hear that buttery smooth voice read the words "c**t punt," now is your chance.<p>After an insane sorority girl's email took the internet by storm last month, our Comedy team authored a gun control …

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6 Mysterious People at the Heart of Unsolvable Mysteries

Occasionally, people will go down in history for some great deed or misdeed without anyone ever knowing who the hell they were. Some went out of …

5 Real-Life Stories of Twins Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

Twins get a bad reputation from movies: They are shown as either satanic beings or parent-trapping little brats. Well, this reputation may not be …

Crime

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The Funniest Someecards Of The Week (PHOTOS)

It's been a long, stressful week, but there's still some cause for celebration. Earth Day is coming up, for one. Plus, there's that other infamous, yet widely celebrated holiday to look forward to.<p>But if you're having trouble getting into the carefree, weekend spirit, our friends at Someecards are …

The 7 Most Bizarre Natural Phenomena Caught on Camera

We humans are all too aware of the scary shit nature likes to pull on us. Whether it's destroying our towns with surging flood waters or setting our …

Nature

5 Life Lessons Learned from the 'Left 4 Dead' Franchise

A few months ago, I wrote my very first gaming column. It was filled with innocence and whimsy. That's because I wrote it before my full-blown <i>Left 4</i> …

Left 4 Dead

You’ll Never Guess What We Used to Make These Studded Bracelets!

We can smell summer in the air, and that means it’s almost time to revive our favorite summer camp traditions in modern fashionista form. For today’s super simple style hack, we return to the friendship bracelet! This time we’re swapping out embroidery floss for tulle (it’s not just for tutus and …

12 Interchangeable Celebrities You Probably Get Confused