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'GOD' for Atheists (and an Expanded, Scientific Definition of God for Everyone Else)

As many celebrate the Christmas season and the coming of a New Year, maybe there's a way we can, indeed, bring atheists and theists and the disparate factions and religions together on our little planet.<p>And, instead of focusing on the old definitions of "God", that many reject, or on how …

Don't Freak if You Can't Solve a Math Problem That's Gone Viral

They're easier than you think.<p><i>This article was written by Kevin Knudson from the University of Florida, and was originally published by The</i> …

Mathematics
Profit
Ethnography

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

5 Quick Creativity Boosters | Inc.com

So much of business can feel routine and boring. Repetitive process is important for scalability, but it can also send everyone into a dull rut that can lower morale and productivity. Too much routine can also put you at risk of losing to the competition.<p>The most successful companies find ways to …

Creativity

My Two Years as an Anthropologist on the Photoshop Team

Photoshop, Ethnography, and User-centered Design<p>Almost two years ago, the Photoshop team pivoted to focus its energies and resources on design …

UX Design

7 Laws Of Happiness: Lessons From Indian Wisdom

Seven years have flown by since I moved to India. It has been a fantastic journey reconnecting with my roots. Growing up in India, I did not have the luxury of travel, but thanks to the support of my family I have had the opportunity to make up for all the lost time. I have had a wonderful time …

Spirituality

Why You Should Focus on Happiness, Not Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>We grew up learning the art of productivity -- from getting up early to go to school, attending all the classes, to finishing homework, going to bed early and getting up the next morning just to do it all over again. We learned to embrace …

Happiness