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There's a New STD in Town, and It Could Soon Become a Superbug

If left untreated, it can cause female infertility.<p>Sexually transmitted infections can be worrisome and embarrassing, but with a few notable …

Public Health

This Is The Psychological Reason Why Some People Are So Hard On Themselves

In her book <i>Edge States,</i> Joan Halifax explains that human beings are transformed when pushed to the boundaries of their understanding, comfort and capability. She attributes this in part to Kazimierz Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration, which is the idea that crises and stress are not just …

Psychology

The No. 1 Mistake People Make When Handling Tough Conversations

No one enjoys difficult discussions, but if you want them to actually be helpful to your team, you're gonna need to lose the teleprompter.<p>I hardly have to tell you that the role of a leader is an important one. You're responsible for guiding and motivating your team to achieve its goals, and when …

Self-confidence

How this 25-year-old freelancer made $150,000 in 6 months off Fiverr

In November 2015, Alex Fasulo had been living in New York City for about a month. One morning, she left her apartment in the Bushwick neighborhood of …

Employment

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

Satellite Images Show North Korea Making 'Rapid' Upgrades to Nuclear Facility

North Korea has continued to make “rapid” infrastructure improvements at a nuclear research facility despite leader Kim Jong Un’s recent pledge to …

North Korea

The Week Ahead: Plenty Of Economic News, Buy The Dip, Mixed Signals For The Bull

With the exception of Monday, there will be crucial economic releases coming out every day this week, with the Conference Board Consumer Confidence highlighting Tuesday’s session, and the durable goods report, the final GDP print, and the Chicago Purchasing Manager’s Index being released on …

Stock Markets

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

5 drool-worthy sex positions perfect for internal G-spot stimulation

CLICK.<p>While science doesn't support the widely held misconception of the G-Spot as some sort of magical button, a lot of women and female-bodied people have discovered they <i>really</i> like getting rubbed an inch or so in on the top wall of their vagina. Maybe it's part of the surprisingly extensive …

Lifestyle (UK)

This "Giant" Snake Trap Is Cool, But There's More to It Than Meets the Eye

Catching a giant snake is harder than you think.<p>A few days ago, a mesmerizing video of what seemed to be a giant python caught in a PVC-pipe surfaced …

National Parks

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

You, Improved helps you build a better body, mind, spirit life.

Businesses who want more engaged, more patient, happier and smarter employees may achieve all of these goals by bringing gratitude practices into the …

2,500-year-old seal belonging to a woman unearthed in Jerusalem

<b>(CNN) —</b> An ancient seal from Israel's "First Temple era" was recently uncovered, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority.<p>The "First Temple," also known as Solomon's Temple, goes back to Biblical times.<p>It's believed this seal is more than 2,500 years old and belonged to a woman described as …

At Secretive Meeting, Tech CEOs And Top Republicans Commiserate, Plot To Stop Trump

Karl Rove shared focus group findings that give hope to the GOP establishment.<p>Billionaires, tech CEOs and top members of the Republican establishment flew to a private island resort off the coast of Georgia this weekend for the American Enterprise Institute's annual World Forum, according to …

17 Must-Read Books That Contain the Secrets to Success

Did your favorite entrepreneur make the list?<p><i>How can one become part of the 1%? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nick Yushkov on Quora:</b><p><i>One of the most effective ways to become a</i> <b>part of the …

Howard Schultz

Million-year-old lizard species discovered on remote Pacific island

A newly discovered lizard species has been living in isolation on the far-flung Mussau Island in the Pacific Ocean for over a million years<p>It’s been roaming a remote island undetected for more than a million years but now a new species of blue-tailed monitor lizard is finally in the spotlight.<p>The …

ICYMI: Laser-powered spacecraft, upgraded Atlas bot and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: A professor from California is working on a plan to use photonic propulsion to get a spacecraft to Mars within 72 hours. It would use get the craft off of earth with the power generated by photons leaving a laser.<p>Boston Dynamics is showing its latest Atlas robot and …

Read Apple’s unprecedented letter to customers about security

Apple has spoken a lot over the past year about how much it values the security of its customers' data, but it wasn't until early this morning that Apple really took a stand for it. Hours after a court order came down mandating that Apple assist law enforcement in breaking into a locked iPhone, …

Privacy

11 Keys to Great Success in Life and Business: Key #10 Grow Your Sales Skills

Most of us will never win the big lottery, so we have to go out and earn our success. And, earning success = selling.In Key #8, I talked about the 4 …

'Doomsday Clock' scientists will set the new time for our demise

Scientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm are set to announce Tuesday whether civilization is any …

6 analytics trends that will shape business in 2016

In its recently released Analytics Trends 2016 report, consulting firm Deloitte predicts six major trends will significantly shape business in …

Big Data

Electric cars will 'suffer' from cheap oil, Elon Musk says

Plunging oil prices are set to hit the electric car industry hard, but Tesla vehicles won't be the worst affected, says CEO Elon Musk.<p>"[The] industry as a whole, I think, will definitely suffer from lower oil prices," Musk told CNN's Kristie Lu Stout on Monday. "It just makes economic sense."<p>The …

Electric Vehicles

Boeing sets first flight of 737 MAX for Friday | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) said it had tentatively scheduled the first flight of its newest airplane, the 737 MAX, for Friday, a sign that it is on schedule for another key milestone for its top-selling plane.<p>A wing of the Boeing 737 MAX is pictured during a media tour of the Boeing 737 …

Europe police face ‘extremely difficult’ challenge to try and stem new attacks

Belgium ordered its army into the streets and anti-terror raids across Western Europe netted dozens of suspects Friday as Europe rushed to thwart more attacks by people with links to Mideast Islamic extremists.<p>As anxiety soared in the wake of last week's killings in and around Paris, the broad …

Manhunt Expands For 'Dangerous' Trio After Daring Jailbreak

One of the escapees is accused of torturing and mutilating the owner of a marijuana dispensary. Another was awaiting trial for a gang-related murder. The third was charged with shooting into a house full of people.<p>Now the three, who made a daring escape from the Orange County Men's Jail on Friday, …

Russia's Federation spacecraft 3.5 times cheaper than NASA’s SpaceX Dragon

Russia intends to spend three and a half times less than NASA on a new-generation manned spacecraft designed to replace the Soyuz family. The craft …

Apple and Google surprise Daimler with their progress on cars

You'd think that the head of Daimler would have little to worry about from Silicon Valley right now given his company's technological progress, but there is apparently a good reason to be nervous. CEO Dieter Zetsche tells <i>Welt am Sonntag</i> that a visit to tech companies in the Valley left Daimler …