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The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

Rice’s Blain Padgett died from effects of drug designed to be elephant tranquilizer

An already tragic story has taken an even sadder turn.<p>In early March, Rice defensive end <b>Blain Padgett</b> was found dead in his apartment after he failed …

National Vegetarian Week Recipes and Ideas for Beginners

Tomorrow marks the start of National Vegetarian Week. A week long celebration of exciting vegetarian food and the sharing of information about a …

A Highly Percussive Fingerstyle Acoustic Cover of the Iconic Michael Jackson Song ‘Billie Jean’

Alexandr Misko, the remarkably talented Russian guitarist about whom we’ve previously written, performed a highly percussive, upbeat fingerstyle …

Read these masturbation horror stories at your own risk

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Investing

The Whitewashing of King’s Assassination

The death of Martin Luther King Jr. wasn’t a galvanizing event, but the premature end of a movement that had only just begun.<p>Editor’s Note: Read <i>The Atlantic</i>’s special coverage of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.<p>Image Above: Three days after King is murdered in Memphis, soldiers patrol riot-torn …

Meet The Real-Life “Dexter” — Serial Killer Of Other Criminals

Pedro Rodrigues Filho isn't exactly Dexter, but he is a serial killer who killed other criminals. Which would make him one of the "nicer" serial …

Dexter

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

25 Ways to Use Oats When You've Had Enough Oatmeal

Even though there are endless ways to jazz up your morning oatmeal, sometimes it’s hard to stomach the thought of boiling up and forcing down yet …

Breakfast

Nasa scientists reveal which plants you need in your bedroom to fight colds and insomnia

Nasa scientists have revealed which plants you should have in your bedroom to tackle insomnia, colds and stress.<p>While you shouldn’t expect sticking a …

Plants

RECIPE: Lemon meringue cheesecake

"The secret to a good cheesecake is American-style cream cheese - as used in this recipe - because it gives it super texture," says Daniella Postma …

23 Struggles All Ambitious People With Depression Know Too Well

All of the dreams, none of the motivation.<p>By the way: Relatable posts are fine and good, but nothing beats getting the help you need. SO, here are some quick resources, just in case:<p>* You learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much <i>everyone</i> can benefit from talking to a professional.<p>* …

8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

Yoga

22 common mental health myths you need to stop believing

The best way to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness? Learning the facts.<p>As more people speak out about living with mental illness, conditions like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder are finding a healthy place in public conversation. But there are still a ton of mental health …

How To Get Rich In Real Estate - Without Being A Landlord

Today I’m going to show you, hands-down, the easiest way to add rental real estate to your portfolio.<p>Don’t worry—you won’t have to leave your computer. Instead of hitting the streets to buy a four-plex or apartment building to rent out, we’re going to purchase a recession-proof real estate income …

Real Estate

​This Workout Will Serve Up A Major Dose of Muscle From Head to Toe

Turn your body into a powerhouse with this barbell and plate workout<p>This workout, by Ashley Horner, owner of American Sled Dogs, combines three strength moves that will turn your body into a powerhouse and build a lower body of steel.<p>The barbell heavy squat not only builds massive legs and glutes, …

The Brilliant Incoherence of Trump’s Foreign Policy

The United States periodically debates whether to do more or less abroad. Trump won by promising both. But he can’t possibly deliver.<p>Every 20 years or so—the regularity is a little astonishing—Americans hold a serious debate about their place in the world. What, they ask, is going wrong? And how …

Political Science

5 Lies We Learned When We Were Younger (That We Still Live By Today)

In 1914, the great inventor Thomas Edison experienced a devastating hardship. His entire laboratory burned down to the ground, and several years …

A simple mindfulness exercise that rewires your brain to let go of negativity

In this busy world of ours, the mind is constantly pulled from thoughts to sensory data, scattering our thoughts and emotions and leaving us feeling …

As Strong As Morphine: This Natural Painkiller Grows in Your Backyard

From injury to disease, pain is a very common ailment or symptom that can take down the toughest of the tough. It’s so prevalent that we are seeing a …

5 Things I Learned Hanging Out With 12 Multi Millionaires

In 2015, I decided to reach out to wealthy people to understand how they got there. From having lunch with Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor …

Singapore's giant vertical farm grows 80 tons of vegetables every year

This vertical farm in Singapore grows a whopping 80 tons of veggies every single year. The farm was founded by Panasonic, and it uses LED lights to …

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

Radioactive Diamond Batteries: Making Good Use Of Nuclear Waste

A research team at the University of Bristol has developed a way to use a type of nuclear waste to generate electricity in a nuclear-powered battery that is an actual diamond.<p>Such a battery produces very low power, but has no moving parts, no emissions of any type including radiation, needs no …

Nuclear Waste

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