Robert Hassel

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100 Amazing Mini Habits That Will Make 2016 Awesome

Today I'm sharing with you my top 100 tips on work and life.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the …

Always Know What to Say with the "History/Philosophy/Metaphor" Rule

Nothing makes a conversation more awkward than silence. Improv comedy rules can be used to help improve your life in a lot of ways, and social …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity when you own a small business

Time is a precious commodity, especially when you're a small business owner and it feels like there are always a million things to do.<p>"Most small business owners don't build time into their workdays for things that are not just run, run, run for the business," Laura Vanderkam, time-management …

It’s time clothing designers demand sustainable fabrics

As three major textiles trade shows converge on New York City this week, a discussion about the social and environmental costs of fabric—and by …

Zero Food Waste Restaurant

Written 3 years ago <i>by</i> Ani Tzenkova<p>A new genre in food culture begins with restaurants like Silo who are really pushing the pre-industrial food system.<p>…

See 15 Space-Saving and Green IKEA Products Before the New Catalog Drops Next Month

1/19<p>IKEA 2015 Catalog Products<p>Have you ever woken up "on the wrong side of the bed"? It may be just an expression but the functionality and comfort …

6 Incredible Photos of the Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Canada

Photographer Dominic Chiu captured a perfectly timed progression of the famed Northern Lights on a recent trip to Yellowknife, Canada, capital of the Northern Territories.

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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

6 scientific tips to improve your writing

A new book uses insights into the reading brain to give writers clear-cut, science-based guidelines on how to write anything well, from an email to a …

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Our Bodies, Our Microbial Clouds

A new study found that we leave a bacterial signature in the air.<p>We leave a trail of microbes on every surface we touch, from pens and keyboards to door handles and elevator buttons. Of course, germs are everywhere, and our evasive tactics are basically useless—but that’s OK, since most bacteria …

2 Things You Should Lie to Yourself About Everyday

<b>Do you know what one of the ugliest things you can say to someone is? Well, it turns out people hate being told that they’re being unrealistic.</b><p>And …

Psychology

What Is the Molecular Clock, Exactly?

In the 150 years since Charles Darwin recognised the kinship of all life, scientists have worked to fulfil his dream of a complete Tree of Life. …

Atoms

Is Stress Good for You?

Disparaged as dangerous, healthy stress levels actually can push you to peak performance. Too much of it, though, strains your heart, robs you of …

Blood Vessels

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Is Home to a Global Ocean

Space<p>Saturn's moon Enceladus is home to a global ocean hidden under its icy exterior, according to a new study.<p>Previous research indicated a sea hidden below the south pole, but now scientists believe the body of water extends across the entire moon.<p>Using data gathered by NASA's Casini spacecraft, …

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What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

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Elegant Kirigami Solar Cells Generate 36% More Solar Energy

By borrowing from kirigami, the ancient Japanese art of paper cutting, researchers at the University of Michigan have developed solar cells that can …

10 Things Productive & Organized People Do Before Noon

Better make the most of your morning hours – you're never going to get them back. And truly productive people know that how you spend your morning …

Hidden in Einstein's Math: Faster-than-Light Travel?

Although Einstein's theories suggest nothing can move faster than the speed of light, two scientists have extended his equations to show what would …

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The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

What’s the difference between Apocalyptic Islam & the “last days” according to Bible prophecy?

<b>UPDATED:</b> Shana Tova! Sunday evening at sundown in Israel begins a new Jewish year. And as we begin, the region is full of anxiety over what the …

Sleep May Be One of Our Most Powerful 'Antibiotics'

The evidence thus far seems to strongly suggest that inadequate sleep duration increases the likelihood of becoming ill following an infection and hinders our body's ability to fight infection. Conversely, getting enough sleep may be one of our most powerful antibiotics to keep us healthy.<p>The …

Immune System

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

Artificial intelligence will make religion obsolete within our lifetime

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Singularity

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …