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12 keyword research tools and creative ways to use them

For over seven years, I’ve used keyword research to consistently bring myself and clients valuable, targeted long lasting traffic. It can be one of the biggest land grab opportunities in SEO – if you know the <i>tools to use</i> and <i>how to use the tools</i>.<p>For this piece I’m going to not only share 12 of the …

Lenovo’s new VR headset will cost less than $400 when it debuts this year

With high specs and a low price, Lenovo's VR headset could be the one to beat.<p>LAS VEGAS—Virtual reality was bound to be a big theme of this year's …

The amazing brains of the real-time interpreters

The world’s most powerful computers can’t perform accurate real-time interpreting of one language to another. Yet human interpreters do it with ease. Geoff Watts meets the neuroscientists who are starting to explain this remarkable ability.<p>One morning this summer I paid a visit to the sole United …

Language

An executive coach explains how to learn in 2 days what normally takes 6 months

If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to do it,</i> so you don't  —  until either you have to or it's too late.<p>Can you relate?<p>Unfortunately, having a lack of …

How To Be Your Own Leadership Development Coach

When it’s time to take leadership development into your own hands, here are six places to start.<p>Today’s organizations have a leadership gap. According to Deloitte’s “Global Human Capital Trends 2016” report, 89% of executives found the need to strengthen, reengineer, and improve organizational …

Leadership

8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

Public Speaking

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Blame it on the brain! Scientists find ‘switch’ responsible for binge drinking

People who struggle with enjoying just one alcoholic drink may be able to blame binging on their brain’s wiring: Scientists say they discovered a …

Scientists Confirm Dogs Can Understand What Humans Say

Not long ago, the scientific community had devastating news for dog lovers: man’s best friend may not be man’s best friend after all and Fido might …

Simple computer model sheds light on sleeping brain

Sleep science has progressed in leaps and bounds over recent decades. However, many difficult questions remain unanswered and its function is far …

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Singularity

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

Multitasking Can Actually Make Us Less Productive

<b>Many people feel they must multitask because everybody else is multitasking, but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much. - Marilyn vos Savant</b><p>Pre-1965 the word multitasking did not even exist. Individuals took pride and care in their work and themselves.<p>Fast forward to …

8 of the best brain games to have on your smartphone

Looking to give your brain a workout? Well, strap on your gear because we rounded up 8 of the best brain games to give you the ultimate …

Tomb Raider

How to Refresh Your Brain in a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

The Brain

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Trump says he’s contemplating paying legal fees for man who seemingly sucker punched protester at rally

CLEVELAND — Donald Trump says he’s “instructed my people” to explore the possibility of helping pay the legal bills for a 78-year-old man charged …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

The complete guide to productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

How The World Sleeps

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories and taste exotic cuisine. Despite geographical and cultural differences, sleep remains universal to us all.<p>While we all sleep, different nations …

Apple CarPlay coming to over 40 new car models in 2015

It looks like Apple's CarPlay in-dash connectivity is finally picking up steam. Every major automaker is now committed to delivering vehicles featuring CarPlay in future vehicles, Apple's Tim Cook announced today at its Spring Forward event in San Francisco, one year (almost to the day) after the …

Tim Cook

PSA: iOS 8.2 Comes With An Apple Watch App You Can’t Delete

iOS 8.2 is here! Hurray!<p>It’s got bug fixes! It’s got stability enhancements! It’s got… an app that you can’t delete that currently does nothing but play promotional Apple Watch videos!<p>Joining the dozen or so perma-apps that Apple includes on the iPhone is “Apple Watch”, an app that doesn’t actually …

How Apple Pay Is Supposed to Work on the Apple Watch

Get ready to blow a cashier's mind.<p>When Apple first unveiled its mobile payment system called Apple Pay last year, the company said it would work with the iPhone and the forthcoming Apple Watch. Today, Apple unveiled more information about the Apple Watch, including more details on the Apple Pay …

Apple Pay

A Look At The Apple Watch Companion App

In order to support Apple’s new wearable device, the Apple Watch, the company announced this morning it’s rolling out an updated version of the iOS mobile operating system, version 8.2, starting today. Included in the new OS is a brand-new “Apple Watch” app, which is how Apple Watch users will be …

Trying On the Apple Watch: Natural Feel, Fewer Distractions

It could be the device that lets you leave your phone in your pocket, and still not miss anything important<p>Why would you want to buy an Apple Watch?<p>I’m still trying to figure that out.<p>On Monday, Apple presented not one but dozens of uses for its first new kind of gadget since the iPad.<p>In...

Apple Watch

Apple Watch makes its mark: Key takeaways from Monday’s event

The arrival of Apple Watch marks the final transformation of Apple Inc. from a technology company to a maker of luxury goods.<p>When Steve Jobs resumed the CEO's chair in 1996 (in 1985 he left the company he co-founded) he rebuilt the company with brightly coloured plastic computers that were cheerful …

9 Strategies For Battling Stress

Don't let tension take over your life<p>A little stress can be a good thing, but it’s important to keep it under control. These strategies will help you retain your Zen.<p>1. Bounce Back<p>Some people are naturally resilient, but it’s also a learned skill. Stress inoculation gradually exposes people to …