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A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Psychology

Leonardo Da Vinci is history's best case for wasting time

A few years ago, Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn, wrote: “Differentiate or die.” So-called “spanners,” people who work across boundaries or genres, cause cognitive dissonance in others, according to Michael Hannan, StrataCom Professor of Management Emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of …

Creativity

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Creativity

The stoic knows: 4 rituals that will make you well-liked

Do you want to have better relationships? Well, you should definitely take some advice from… the Stoics.<p>I know, it sounds weird. Most people think of …

Self-help

Master the art of presenting: tell a story, keep it brief

Don’t assume an audience will listen, convince them that they must – and have the confidence to lead with your strongest point<p>Poor communication can be disastrous – literally. According to accident investigators it helped lead to the disintegration of the Space Shuttle Colombia as it re-entered the …

Computer Science

33 of the hardest questions Apple will ask in a job interview

Like many other tech companies, Apple asks both technical interview questions based on your past work experience and some mind-boggling puzzles.<p>We combed through posts on Glassdoor to find some of the toughest interview questions candidates have been asked.<p>Some require solving tricky math problems, …

Employment
Africa
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This week’s best new movie trailers

It’s Friday again, which means some of you are already making plans to hit theaters to catch a hot new movie. And what better way to prepare for a …

Film Industry

Need to Make Some Extra Money? Here Are 30 Side Jobs You Can Try

Here are some of the easiest ways to make money on the side after a day's work.<p>Are you ready to finally start earning more money this year? Who isn't?<p>A few years ago, I was working at a job that didn't quite pay all my bills. Sound familiar? Even if you have all your bills paid, earning a few bucks …

Personal Finance

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

41 movies you have to see this summer

Wedged between the must-see titles like "Captain America: Civil War," "X-Men: Apocalypse," and "Suicide Squad" are Seth Rogen's "Neighbors 2" and the new "Ghostbusters," plus titles for the kids, like "Finding Dory" and "The Secret Life of Pets."<p>Here we break down 41 (!) movies that should be on …

Film Industry

The 22 best political movies ever, ranked

One of the best political movies ever made, "All the President's Men," just celebrated its 40th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, and with the backdrop of the election, we thought it was a good time to rank the greatest the genre has produced.<p>Here are the top 22.

Steven Spielberg

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

Universe

Top 10 Tech Pranks

Pranks are awesome. They are one of those few things in life that most people can unequivocally agree on being great. Pranks are in the same league …

Google Docs

8 Forms of Nonverbal Communication Actors Must Master

Should nonverbal communication be studied and added to your emotion communication toolbox?<p>The answer is an overwhelming <i>yes</i>. Nonverbal communication …

Europe's 16 oldest cities

14 free online personality tests that'll help point you in the right direction

There's something wonderful about personality tests — the idea that you can put yourself into a category (or categories), just like that, is so …

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 19 major US cities

In the market for a home? Mortgage site HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major metropolitan areas in the US, according to fourth-quarter 2015 data.<p>Thanks to lower mortgage rates and home prices, houses were more affordable in nearly …

Real Estate

7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking.<p>Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it’s a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing …

Employment

The 3 questions one CEO hopes to hear from everyone he interviews — but hardly ever does

Most candidates use this time to learn more about salary and job requirements — but David Melancon, CMO at JUST Capital, a nonprofit that measures corporate performance against the public's definition of "just" business behavior, says there are a few questions that are far more important, but most …

Employment

Turbulent Markets Shake Up Ranking Of World's Richest People

Turmoil in global markets and world currencies over the last year shook up the World’s Billionaires List, starting at the top. Of the 20 richest people in the world last year, only two of them held onto their rankings. No. 1 Bill Gates is the richest man on the planet for the 17th time in the last …

Stock Markets

Keegan-Michael Key Explains Why “Key & Peele” Characters Never Wear Out Their Welcome

Keegan-Michael Key talks about Key & Peele’s philosophy toward recurring characters, and the Mr. Garvey movie, as the show enters season 5.<p>It was an ordinary day in the <i>Key & Peele</i> writers room when substitute teacher Mr. Garvey was hatched. Nobody did backflips or popped champagne after the group …

Here's every trailer for every PC game from E3 2015

Trackmania Turbo - Announcement Trailer<p>Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube<p>Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Cinematic Trailer<p>Subscribe to PCGamesN on …