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Scientists May Have Finally Explained Déjà Vu

Researchers have a new explanation for one of the brain’s most uncanny peculiarities – the phenomenon of déjà vu. Presenting his team’s latest work …

The Digital Dirt

How TMZ gets the videos and photos that celebrities want to hide.<p>In the early-morning hours of February 15, 2014, Ray Rice and his fiancée, Janay Palmer, stepped into an elevator at the Revel hotel and casino, in Atlantic City. Palmer and Rice, a running back for the Baltimore Ravens, were arguing …

Journalism

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything but what you need …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

5 Simple, Yet Little-Known Ways to Improve Your Productivity

You already know that you should wake up early to become more productive, and perhaps you have also heard that you shouldn’t check your email first …

Time Management

Productive Daily Routine That Works Well For Both Early Birds And Night Owls

Following a productive daily routine is a great way to improve your productivity. Depending on your lifestyle and needs, you will need to decide when …

10 Email Etiquette Tips To Build Your Professional Image

In my daily work as an academic advisor in higher education, a large percentage of my professional communication is composed via email …

Employment

10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading

These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.<p>1 of 11<p>Looks like you've hit your …

Apps

Government Spying “Worse than Orwell”

The United Nations privacy chief says that government spying is “worse than Orwell”.He’s right …The editor of the Guardian newspaper said:Orwell …

Surveillance

21 Beauty Products That Every '80s Kid Remembers

If you spent your childhood watching Alf with your E.T. doll while dreaming of one day being as cool as Molly Ringwald, then be prepared to travel back in time (no DeLorean needed) with these totally tubular '80s beauty products.<p><b>Lee Press-On Nails</b><p>You wanted long, <i>Dynasty</i>-worthy nails in seconds? <b>Lee</b> …

Living the Yogi’s Life with Kino: A Week of Calm.

Daily assignments for living the yogi’s life with Kino MacGregor.<p><i>To check A Week of Self Reflection, click here.</i><p><i>To check A Week of Acknowledgements,</i> …

America's 20 most expensive cities for renters

Thanks to new development projects and a workforce flooded with millennials who'd rather rent than buy, major US cities are seeing increases in rent prices.<p>In its National Rent Report, residential real-estate rental website Zumper analyzed 1 million active, one-bedroom listings to find the most …

5 Steps To Living Clutter Free

Can you nicely refuse unwanted things others might try to foist on you? What can you say when relatives do not see the gifts they have given you …

Minimalism

Seven essential mobile apps for students

Get the new school year off on the right foot with apps and services<p>Time to crack open those books, sharpen some pencils, and buckle down for another academic year. We're feeling the school year begin in our house, where soon, long nights of football practice will give way to homework time, often …

Apps

Decluttering Hacks to Boost Brain Power

Decluttering is something of a sensation these days.<p>In a study conducted by the Princeton University Neuroscience Institute, researchers found that clutter distracts, drains, and causes irritability. Alternatively, decluttering can actually boost well-being. If a clutter-free -- or at least <i>less</i> …

36 Dynamic Life Organizers

Everyone is busy with distractions and responsibilities but sometimes you have to slow down, get tools like these life organizers and figure out a …

Career Development

Bipolar Patients Vulnerable to Panic/Anxiety Attacks

Anxiety attacks are fairly common in people who have bipolar disorder. In fact, researchers involved with STEP-BD -- the largest treatment study of …

24 Things People With Generalized Anxiety Disorder Want You To Know

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Self-Criticism

Stephen Colbert says he turned to comedy to make his mother happy after plane crash killed his father and brothers

The late-night host was only 10 years old when his father, James, and his two older brothers, Peter, 18, and Paul, 15, were killed in the Eastern Airlines Flight 212 crash on September 11, 1974. It crushed him and his entire family.<p>"It's built into me the way like, the marble is built into the …

Comedy

The Psychology of Karma

Research by psychologist Benjamin Converse at the University of Virginia finds that human beings tend believe in a kind of karma, namely our western skew on the spiritual axiom that good deeds result being treated well by fate; we believe we can influence uncontrollable outcomes by performing good …