Tamra Hooper

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Why Self-esteem Is Different From Confidence and How to Build Both Effectively

As humans, we sort of depend on certain qualities and traits. For example, self-esteem and self-confidence (or confidence) are two fundamental …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Artist Depicts Black Female Nudes as Ancient Egyptian Goddesses

Joshua Sessoms' drawn symbolism seeks to inspire and heal through legendary history.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Over the last two years, artist Joshua Sessoms has developed a drawing practice that focuses on blending Ancient Egyptian symbolism with contemporary portraits. Sessoms has turned …

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science | Inc.com

The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently now that I'm north of 40. You meet someone over lunch, perhaps a prospective new client or a …

Nutrition

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Biology

Science-Backed Brain Hacks to Crush Your Goals

Dream it? Now do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're almost halfway through January, which means you're almost two weeks into your New Year's resolutions. Oftentimes, this can be the hardest point of a New Year resolution -- the point when you transition your goals …

Cognitive bias cheat sheet, simplified

Thinking is hard because of 4 universal conundrums.<p><i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia’s crazy list of cognitive biases, and after</i> …

Behavioral Sciences

Help your kid graduate college debt-free

Today, most parents are saving money for their children's college education – 72% of them, according to a study by Fidelity Investments. But some 68% of students still graduate school with student loan debt, at an average of $30,000. Here are three ways you can elevate your savings strategy to help …

Personal Finance

Pigcasso, A Creative Pig Who Was Saved From Slaughter Expresses Herself Through Painting

Pigcasso is no ordinary pig. After being rescued by the wonderful humans at Farm Sanctuary SA, the creative little porcine lady decided the best way …

Epigenetics

ep·i·ge·net·ics<p><i>the study of changes in organisms caused by modification of gene expression rather than alteration of the genetic code itself.</i><p><b>AGCT</b>, …

Genetics

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Marriage Green Cards Made Easy

What we do for you 01<p>We deal with the forms<p>We take all the required government forms for your situation and turn them into simple questions you can …

New York City

Scientists to 'reset' blood proteins in attempt to slow ageing process

In what could be a fresh chapter in the never-ending story of the search for eternal youth, scientists are to tinker with people’s blood in the hope of slowing down the ageing process and preventing age-related diseases.<p>Researchers in California plan to launch a clinical trial of the radical – and …

Protein

Four Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Meet the female Instagram artists reclaiming the meme

Memes are not celebrated for being pretty. They usually take the form of crudely Photoshopped images placed next to text, remarkable only for being …

This online class wants to help you stop procrastinating and become more productive at work

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Klash/FlickrEveryone wants to be more productive. In talks with friends, one of the most common personal frustrations I hear is …

Temptations Made a Collar That Finally Gives Your Cat a Human Voice, So It Can Talk to You

Since the dawn of time, humans have been confounded by cats, those mystifyingly aloof creatures whose inner thoughts are famously inscrutable. But no …

How to Make Magical Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars

Fact: Recipes with sprinkles make everything better (WAY better). Another fun fact: Lisa Frank rules. What happens when you put those two things together? The most magical Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars ever! Wanna join the sprinkle-tastic fun? Read on for our easy peasy recipe! Come on… get happy!</b> …

What Kind of Mom You're Going to Be Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Astro-parenting, if you will.<p>Chances are you have (maybe when your own mom is driving you nuts) thought to yourself: I'm not going to be *that* kind of mom. Golf claps for your self-determination, but if The AstroTwins have anything to say about it, it's not <i>entirely</i> in your control...<p>(P.S. Check …

12 Financial Goals You Should Reach By Your 30s

I remember looking up to people in their 30s when I was in college. They looked so grown up, like they had it all figured out. The house, the car, the kids... but now, at 35, I realize some of them just went with the flow, without a plan, and are paying dearly for the mistakes of their early days. …

Our First Look at Scarlett Johansson as Ghost in the Shell's Major Kusanagi

The Western adaptation of the iconic cyberpunk manga and anime series <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> has entered production—and with that news, we have our first …

This app can replace the Pill - with no side effects

A fertility app is as effective as the contraceptive pill at preventing pregnancy, without any of the side effects, a new study has found.<p>The Natural Cycles app pinpoints a woman’s fertile window through daily body temperature measurements that users must input into the app.<p>Based on this, the app …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

How to Manage Your Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

The only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If we can manage those, we can achieve our goals and gain success in …

Emotional Intelligence

Make a Conscious Choice to Budget by Cutting One Thing From Your Weekend Spending

Are scrambled eggs really worth $16?<p>This is the Day 8 challenge in the #MONEY30, a month-long bootcamp for personal finance novices. You can read …

How #BlackGirlMagic became a rallying cry for women of colour

#BlackGirlMagic. It might sound like a Disney film with young women of colour on broomsticks but, in reality, an idea about black female identity that began life on social media has become a cosmic rallying cry. Neo-soul singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae recently defined #BlackGirlMagic as …

Feminism

11 high-paying jobs college students can do in their spare time

The key to finding a part-time job for a busy college student is to look for high-quality positions with a flexible schedule that are from a trustworthy source, says Brie Reynolds, director of online content at FlexJobs.<p>"There are a lot of scams in work-from-home jobs, so college students should be …

18 choices millionaires make that the rest of us don't

Getting rich isn't reserved for a lucky, select few.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at attracting money is no different than becoming good at anything else, be it being a sub-par golfer, losing weight, or mastering a second language," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, author of …