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57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

An exercise scientist told us 4 big things people get wrong about working out and weight loss

iStock<p>When it comes down to it, the biggest reason many people start workout programs in the first place is to lose weight.<p>Over and over again we've …

Fitness

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7 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mind

Waking up every morning seems like an old routine we follow on a daily basis. <i>Always waking up at the same time doing the same old thing.</i> We don’t …

Productive Offseason Means Toronto Raptors Are Better, but Is It Enough?

The defensive reinforcements have officially arrived in Toronto. Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri made strengthening the defensive end a priority this summer, adding swingman DeMarre Carroll, point guard Cory Joseph and big men Bismack Biyombo and Luis Scola via free agency. It's not the sexiest …

NBA

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Mental Health

How one company is redesigning its offices to maximize employee happiness and productivity

Last fall, 150 staffers participated in a pilot program in which they tested out different workspaces and reported which design features they liked best. The best-liked features will appear in the new HQ in Schaumburg, Illinois, when it opens in fall 2016.<p>Employee feedback suggested the current …

The Workplace

Greece debt crisis: What's the deal?

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Europe

‘There’s an Awakening in Our Country’: A Q&A With Jimmy Carter

The former president speaks out on the Confederate flag, religion, Bob Dylan, and Iran.<p>“I’m a Southerner,” Jimmy Carter announced on one of his TV ads during his 1976 campaign for president, introducing himself to the nation. He was filmed walking through his peanut farm in Plains, Georgia. Today, …

CERN's Large Hadron Collider has discovered a new class of particle

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of the pentaquark, a class of subatomic particle consisting of four quarks and one antiquark bound together. Like the Higgs boson before it, the pentaquark's existence has been theorized for years, but experiments in the …

The Pluto Encounter Means More Than You Think

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Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

Kettlebell Workout for Beginners and Weight Loss

Most people make the mistake of doing only aerobic, “cardio” type exercises for weight loss. They see results in the first few weeks and then cease …

6 surprisingly easy ways to be happier

Here are the 6 best hacks from books on happiness that we've ever found.<p>You're probably well aware of Google's smashing employee benefits package, and in a moment of incredulous jealousy you might even have scoffed at the pampering.<p>Among the boons to Googlers are: massages, a bountiful and …

The Psychology of Simple

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.<p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.<p>In the words of Steve Jobs:<p>“Simple can be harder …

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

In pictures: The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - Telegraph

Costa Rica

Aziz Ansari: Love, Online Dating, Modern Romance and the Internet

By aziz ansari<p>My parents had an arranged marriage. This always fascinated me. I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I …

Why You Should Write Down What You Accomplished At The End Of Every Day

Because we can often focus too much on the negative aspects of our lives, finding ways to illuminate what is good can be a wonderful technique in …

Best mobile games of May 2015 (pictures)

Star Trek

Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids

Ask parents how important it is to instill kindness in their kids, and most will rank it high: even as their very top priority, according to Harvard researchers.<p>But children surveyed by the university’s Making Caring Common (pdf) project said, overwhelmingly, that they were getting a different …

Parenting