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Quitting your job isn't always a good idea — but here's when it is

Of all the tough choices in life, whether or not to quit a less than inspiring job can be one of the most agonizing. If your finances are tight, any job can seem better than no job at all. On the other hand, it's hard to throw yourself fully into finding something better when your current gig is …

Employment

Vietnam has some lessons for India on how to get bikers to actually wear their helmets

There is something about Indian two-wheeler riders and their helmets.<p>Even when headgear is a constant companion, it often doesn’t serve its purpose. Because, instead of wearing helmets where they are supposed to be worn, bikers sling them on their arms, hang them on rear-view mirrors, or simply …

Helmets

Use these 4 proofreading tools to improve your content

Blog writing stands out with original topics, but taking the time to edit your articles is an important step in building an audience. You don’t have …

Public Relations

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

10 Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us From Living Happy And SMART

I do my best with my writing here and on my blog SMART Living 365 to stay away from politics. That's not because I don't have an opinion, but my intention is to instead inspire and encourage us all to think and form our own opinions from a space of awareness, compassion and personal responsibility. …

Happiness

This is what really motivates us to work harder

Giving people tiny rewards can motivate them to put more effort into their work, a new study has found.<p>Research published in the Academy of …

Why Volunteering Is The Single Most Overlooked Skill On Resumes

A new report from Deloitte found that hiring managers value volunteering, but many candidates don’t mention their experience.<p>If you knew that as many as 86% of influencers believe that doing a certain thing would make you more competitive among a pool of job seekers, wouldn’t you make sure to put …

Employment

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Physicists Say They've Figured Out How to 'See' Inside a Black Hole

What lies beyond the event horizon.<p>Physicists have come up with a new way to predict what lies beyond the event horizon of a black hole, and it could …

9 Secret Google Search Tricks

Google is your portal to everything out there on the World Wide Web...but also your portal to more and more of your personal stuff, from the location …

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World's most powerful rocket launches US spy satellite into orbit

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket lifted the National Reconnaissance Office's NROL-37 satellite into orbit Saturday from Cape …

Wondering Where to Start? 3 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Got Started

Even with the volume of information available online and the proliferation of offline business resources, first-time entrepreneurs still face the challenge of knowing where to start.<p>Regardless of the accessibility of information available at our fingertips on entrepreneurship, startups and small …

Watch how to make a plasma ball out of a light bulb

If you've ever had aspirations to become a mad scientist, or just look like one, you not only need an impressive lab, but also fun and interesting gadgets to display. One such scientific-looking artifact is a plasma globe.<p>These illuminated spheres use various noble gases with a high-voltage …

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If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

Milky Way no longer visible to one third of humanity, light pollution atlas shows

Scientists describe ‘cultural loss of unprecedented magnitude’ as global atlas reveals extent of light pollution in the world’s skies<p>It has inspired astronomers, artists, musicians and poets but the Milky Way could become a distant memory for much of humanity, a new global atlas of light pollution …

Universe

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The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

Much like white light, spacetime is also composed of a certain rainbow

When white light is passed through a prism, the rainbow on the other side reveals a rich palette of colors. Theorists from the Faculty of Physics, …

What It's Really Like to Buy One of Those Cheap $6,500 Houses in Detroit

When Justin Craig heard how much homes were selling for in Detroit, he knew he couldn't pass up the opportunity.<p>"It's mind-boggling what your money buys here," he says, pointing to homes with price tags of just $500. For many Americans who can barely scrape together a down payment on even a …

Real Estate

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

How to Stop Feeling Guilty: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You did something bad. And now you feel terrible. But the feeling won’t go away. It gnaws at you. Even worse, it makes you feel like you’re a <i>bad</i> …

Bruce Willis could work with younger actor in Die Hard 'origins story'

Producers plan to take the long-running action saga back to 1979 to show John McClane’s first forays into crimefighting, according to report<p>Bruce Willis’s next Die Hard movie – the sixth in the series – could be an origins story in which the ageing action hero stars alongside a younger actor as …

Fashion Don’ts: 5 Men’s Fashion Trends That Women Hate

Source: iStock<p>Fashion is about meshing timeless classics with subdued trends, and making them work for your personal style. It’s the reason we have …

4. Leia Couldn't Forgive Anakin

If there€™s one thing that Return Of The Jedi rushes past, it€™s the sins of Anakin Skywalker. Yes, he sacrificed his life to save his son €“ and the …

How to Prioritize and Focus When You Have Many Interests

<b>“A man who limits his interests, limits his life.” ~Vincent Price</b><p>I can't stay still.<p>As a kid, I ran around, misbehaving, climbing everywhere—I was a …

3 Psychological Traits Effective Leaders Know How To Manage

Great leaders know how to manage not just behaviors, but the things that cause them.<p>Great leaders boast a range of skills and traits, but one of the most underrated is a keen grasp of psychology. When you understand what motivates people’s actions and perceptions–for instance, why they respond in …

IMDb Users Named These The Best Movies Of The Last 25 Years

For years, <i>Crash</i>, which even director Paul Haggis thinks shouldn’t have won Best Picture, was the most frequently rented movie on Netflix, because of a strange set of circumstances involving when it was released and also people having terrible taste. It may still be number one, but the only people …