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7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

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Why You Should Meditate Your Way to Better Decisions

A new academic paper finds that meditation can help you choose a course of action unfettered by biases.<p>Imagine you could make a great decision just by closing your eyes, clearing your head, and focusing on your breathing.<p>If the notion sounds appealing, it's worth trying it out. A new paper by …

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11 Quotes To Remember When You Feel Depressed

Sadly, many people suffer from depression worldwide – in fact, according to the World Health Organization, an estimated 350 million people have some …

How to Live in the Present Moment? Advice from 13 experts.

Focus on the present moment. It sounds so simple. Yet most of the time our minds are wandering; we are either planning for the future or rehashing …

Viewpoint: How creativity is helped by failure

<b>When it comes to creating a great work of art, practice makes perfect, writes Matthew Syed.</b><p>A design college in the United States has just started a new exhibition about creativity, which will run till January. It is called "Permission to Fail". The curator asked a group of 50 prestigious designers …

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

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Winners of Nikon's 2015 Small World Contest Reveal the Microscopic Beauty of Our World

The winners and honourably-mentioned images were recently announced for Nikon's 2015 Small World Photomicrography Competition. Submissions were collected from professionals and amateurs alike; the contest is open to anyone with a passion for microscopy and photography. With a rich pool of …

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

In this article we will explore how your body is a holographic projection of your consciousness, and how you directly influence that hologram and …

10 Beauty Foods For Glowing Skin And Shiny Hair

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p>Beauty from the inside out is what we're going for with a healthy lifestyle.<p>Rather than looking to your vanity table for a beauty fix, take a look in your kitchen -- you might be surprised how much what you eat can affect your skin and hair!<p><b>1. Dark …

Fitness Truths: how to get toned

If you want a beach body that's lean and althetic, follow our fitness expert Jean-Claude Vacassin's tips for toning<p>BY <b>Jean-Claude Vacassin</b> | 14 April 2015<p>As soon as the sun's got its hat on, you know bikini season is right around the corner. And those two little words are enough to trigger worries …

This New App is Reinventing The Way You Get Dressed

Polyvore is taking personal styling apps to the next level.<p>While there are already plenty of must-have fashion apps for the girl-on-the-go, Polyvore is debuting a new personal styling app to add to your download queue. Polyvore Remix takes the Polyvore app one step further with an outfit and …

Love, lust, life and death with Comme des Garçons

<i>Taken from the Spring 2015 issue of Dazed:</i><p>In a season defined by an obsession with placid beauty, Rei Kawakubo – one of fashion’s most defiant and cryptic figures – hit us with a collection that raged violently against the surface level. Inside a derelict warehouse in Paris, she sent out an …

Top Fall 2015 Trends: 168 runway and street style photos of fashion month’s 10 biggest moments

Design You Trust

Artist Lesya Guseva from Perm in her Instagram created a series of funny drawings, related curious fantasy — superheroes and supervillains, retired. …

Woven Ponytail

I filmed this weaved ponytail hairstyle back in April before I’d chopped my length and it’s the last video I have with my long hair. It’s also the …

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

10 Unsolved Mysteries That Confound The Art World

The more we learn about great art and its creators, the more mysteries we uncover. Sometimes, these mysteries are more convoluted and salacious than …

'I fell in love when I was 32. She was 92': Writer reveals special relationship that shatters perceptions of age

A man who fell in love with a woman sixty years older than himself has told of his special relationship with her that transcended age.<p>It all began in …

Buddhist Monk Displays “Unheard Of” Brain Activity While Meditating

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

Sense of Nonsense: Alan Watts on How We Find Meaning by Surrendering to Meaninglessness

“It is in this kind of meaninglessness that we come to the profoundest meaning.”<p>In his early thirties, <b>Alan Watts</b> (January 6, 1915–November 16, 1973) walked away from a career as an Episcopal priest and set out to popularize Zen teachings in the West. His singular fusion of secular philosophy and …