Steven Thomas

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How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

What the Dalai Lama Taught Daniel Goleman About Emotional Intelligence

Two decades before Daniel Goleman first wrote about emotional intelligence in the pages of HBR, he met his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Amherst College, who mentioned to the young science journalist for the <i>New York Times</i> that he was interested in meeting with scientists. Thus began a long, rich …

Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he'll soon relinquish his title belts

Floyd Mayweather Jr.said after defeatingManny Pacquiaoon Saturday night that he’ll soon relinquish his five world-title belts to let younger fighters pursue them.<p>"I'm not greedy," said Mayweather, who added that he plans to retire after his September bout on Showtime pay-per-view.<p>The 38-year-old …

Mayweather defeats Pacquiao by unanimous decision

9:51 P.M.<p>Mayweather wins<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. has defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision to unify the welterweight titles.<p>Judges scoring: Dave Moretti, 118-110; Glenn Feldman, 116-112; Burt Clements 116-112<p>The Judges' Scores<p>12 rounds are scheduled. Times judges will be rating each contender's …

The Saturday Decision

During Eddie Murphy’s first <i>SNL</i> season, Joe Piscopo started appearing on “Weekend Update” as a goofy sports anchor who shouted the big stories in …

Paul Pierce

How Does Meditation Make You Smarter?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you don’t need to be told about the relaxing effects of meditation. The practitioners vouch for it; and those …

How to become an 'extreme success'

Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many other things. Extreme success is different from what I suppose you …

Bill Gates

Tickets for Mayweather-Pacquiao go on sale today, but good luck getting one

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>When Floyd Mayweather fights Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2, the winner will likely be christened the best boxer of his era. Not since Ali-Frazier in 1971 has a boxing match been weighted with such importance. Besides pitting the two best …

Power of the Mind in Health and Healing

How to Handle Life: Get Out of Your Critical Head

<b>“Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe</b><p>There was a time when I lived almost completely inside myself. I …