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Here Is the Best Language Learning App for You

If you’re not careful about your pronunciation, it’s pretty easy to tell someone in France that you’re pregnant instead of saying you’re full. In …

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Pedagogy

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week

The weekends are needed for recharging, but doing this one activity for one hour is what sets the high performers apart from everyone else.<p>The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, …

5 research-backed secrets for making friends as an adult

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult.<p>You get busy with work. Your friends get busy with work. People get married. Have kids. And pretty soon being "close" means a text message twice a year.<p>You're not alone … …

Happiness

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really serve a …

Writing

10 Books Sex Experts Wish You Would Read

#BookClubGoals, sexpert edition.<p>You can study everything—so why not sex? Start reading these books, recommended by sex therapists, sexologists, and more—and get ready to enjoy the kind of sex you've never had before. The brain is a sex organ, right?

An etiquette expert reveals 7 conversation starters for your next work event

I have the hardest job in the world when it comes to networking. I'm an etiquette expert. When people learn what I do, they are either intrigued, and ask me all kinds of etiquette questions, or they avoid me like the plague because they think I'm going to criticize them.<p>But, regardless of my …

Networking

Christian Siriano: ‘I just assumed you had to dress all women’

He is the designer who makes everyone’s red carpet dreams come true, regardless of their size and age. Aaron Hicklin meets Christian Siriano<p>For a long time, the fashion designer Christian Siriano has been known to the wider American public for a series of expressions – catchphrases you could call …

Slavery on America's College Campuses Went Beyond Buying and Selling

Not long after Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan to atone for the school’s active participation in slavery—which …

Mum Breastfeeds While Performing Advanced Yoga Poses In Incredible Photos

Taking breastfeeding to a whole new level.<p>A multi-tasking mum managed to combine her love of yoga with her baby’s feeding needs and the result is …

All sperm, no eggs: Motherless babies on the way, say scientists

Motherless babies created from skin cells could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a …

9 apps every college student should be using

As fall approaches, the weather cools off, Pumpkin Spice Lattés make their much anticipated return, and college students head back to campus.<p>One of the most useful back-to-school supplies might be something students already keep in their back pocket: a smartphone. A well-stocked app suite helps …

Apps

A First Map of the Entire Milky Way

Nearly a million miles from Earth, at a gravitationally stable point in space on the opposite side of our planet from the sun, is the greatest little …

A psychologist says a small tweak to the questions you ask your boss can make them think better of you

Maybe you'll stay at the office all night so you can submit a project early tomorrow, or maybe you'll bone up on the history of their favorite sports team so you have something to casually chat about.<p>Alternatively, you could stay sane and change a single word in your interactions with them. <b>Instead</b> …

Employment

20 Things I've Learned From My Parents' Marriage

My parents and my in-laws both celebrated their 51st wedding anniversaries this summer. Weird family coincidences aside, that is some serious …

Product Management Bootcamp

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There Are 2 Types of Millennials in the Workplace

Which one sounds more like you?<p><i>Are there differences between employees who are older Millennials and those who are younger Millennials? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Helen Min, Head of</b> …

A Harvard psychologist says too many people think about happiness all wrong

Generally speaking, trying hard is a great way to achieve most of what you want in life.<p>Put in more effort at work and your prospects for a promotion will almost definitely improve — at least more than they would if you simply accepted the status quo of being a slacker.<p>Date a lot of people and …

Happiness

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

What Listening to Music at Work Does to Your Brain (It's Pretty Amazing)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press Play, …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

Depression, Isolation and Drug Addiction: When DJing Becomes a Mental Health Issue

From Avicii to Carl Cox, DJs are beginning to talk about the risks of the job.<p>The life of a touring artist seems like the dream: you get flown to new and exotic places, paid to perform your life's work onstage and be admired, and people line up to tell you how great you are and shower you with all …

Couples who are fair about housework have more sex

There is a view among some social scientists that couples who share more housework have less sex. The idea is that sharing chores so challenges gender norms that couples can no longer turn each other on. Sex suffers.<p>Fortunately, new research offers a different narrative.<p>According to a new paper to …

Same-Sex Couples

20 surprising effects that getting more sleep has on your mind and body

If you have a few days off this summer, one of the best things you can do with your time is fix your sleeping habits. Just let yourself sleep naturally during those days and see how much you really need.<p>For at least 40% of the US population that isn't getting the recommended seven to nine hours a …

Flying Car

No One Is More Excited Than This Teen Artist Who Has a Painting at the Met

Most artists only dream of one day getting their work into New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. But for 18-year-old Brooklynite Cliffannie …

Art

Money Talks You Should Have Before You Get Engaged

We know we should talk about money before we get married, but what about before we get engaged? Absolutely. As Elle Kaplan, finance expert and founder of LexION Capital, explains, "it's standard practice to discuss milestones like wanting kids, buying a house, or travel plans before getting …

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers

Want to know (or use) some of the most common interview questions and answers? Here's a comprehensive list, along with some of the best answers.<p>While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions …

9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

The Lexicography of a dirty adjective, verb, and noun.

<i>This post originally appeared on Strong Language, a sweary blog about swearing</i>.<p>Sometime in the 20th century, <i>shit</i>—having already long been a verb and …

You Have Each Other, but You Have No Friends

When you meet your special person it may feel as though the two of you are complete, and you are for a while. But marriage and relationships benefit from having friends. Friends give you support when you’re feeling isolated and their perspective helps you understand your partner more thus making …