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Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Looking For A Cognitive Enhancer? Skip The Drugs And Try Fasting Instead

In my recent interview with Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian nephrologist who has just published <i>The Complete Guide to Fasting</i>, we focused a good deal on fasting as a cognitive and productivity enhancement tool.<p>I didn’t research fasting because I was looking for a weight loss: I ran across it in research …

Diabetes

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those …

Kindle Fire

The 5 most important exercises for men over 40

Getting—or staying—in shape after 40 hinges on one primary thing: Mastering basic range of motion and body mechanics. In other words, getting your …

Exercise

The 50 Best Family Movies

What is a family film? Which movie would you pick if you had to please everyone? It’s a tough question — almost a paradox. Is this a family with …

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

Five technologies for the next ten years

Over the next decade, mobile, the Internet of Things, machine learning, robotics, and blockchain technologies will change a great deal about how the …

You Can Rent an Inflatable Irish Pub for Your Backyard

It's easier than ever to get yourself to a pub—just order an inflatable one for the backyard.<p>The inflatable Irish pub, spotted by <i>Food & Wine</i>, is the …

TV

Why you feel busy all the time (when you’re actually not)

Overwhelmed? It can seem like we’re busier than ever, but that’s not quite true, says Oliver Burkeman, who has been exploring the topic in a new series for BBC Radio 4.<p>Few facts about modern life seem more indisputable than how busy everyone seems to be. Across the industrialised world, large …

Time Management

Office has strange definition of ‘work hard, play hard’

A GROUP of colleagues who claim to work hard and play hard do not appear to do either, it has emerged.

British Humour

Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived — But Unreal — Risk?

Many parents who grew up playing outdoors with friends, walking alone to the park or to school, and enjoying other moments of independent play are now raising children in a world with very different norms.<p>In the United States today, leaving children unsupervised is grounds for moral outrage and can …

Psychology

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

Terrence Malick

The 1st Day Of Work Vs. The 101st

The first day of a new job feels pretty much the same for everyone- exciting, nerve-wracking, and slightly surreal, with lots of note taking and …

In praise of failure

In most jobs and most industries, if you do something that doesn't work out, that's a bad thing, and you might get fired. If you write a cover story …

Venture Capital

Interviews - Clotaire Rapaille | The Persuaders | FRONTLINE

Self-Driving Cars Will Improve Our Cities. If They Don’t Ruin Them.

<b>Ten years ago</b> I found myself standing outside the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Michigan. I looked out over acres of glinting windshields in a …

Urban Design

Hope of cure for arthritis, MS and diabetes as Stanford makes stem cell transplants safe

Hundreds of thousands of people could be cured of autoimmune diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and lupus after scientists discovered how to make stem cell transplants safe.<p>Autoimmune diseases trigger the body into attacking itself but transplants of bone marrow stem cells from …

Stranger Things Goes Full Randy Newman With 80s Sitcom Intro

Strange things are happening...<p>We’ve seen plenty of fan renditions of the theme song intro for <i>Stranger Things</i>. We got a “karaoke version” sung by …

London Business School guide

London Business School was established in 1964 and gained a Royal Charter in 1986, changing to its current name.<p><b>Courses and teaching</b><p>The school's most popular course is the MBA, a 20 month programme with a suggested internship in the summer between the years of study. Also on offer is the Executive …

The Double-Slit Experiment That Blew Open Quantum Mechanics

Is light a wave or a particle? Yes.<p>The physics equations you learned in school don't work on the atomic scale. We have Newtonian physics to explain the world we can see and feel, and we have Einsteinian physics to explain the behavior of matter and light in the universe, but we observe a bunch of …

Quantum Mechanics

The intriguing legal ramifications of Pokémon GO

I have a guest post for you today. It’s by Gary Nissenbaum, Esq. (not pictured at right), the managing attorney for the Nissenbaum Law Group. His …

Privacy

Six Ways to Encourage Good Saving and Spending Habits in Your Children

How often do you discuss money with your children? If your answer is "not often," you're not alone. A recent study from investment firm T. Rowe Price found that 72 percent of parents are at least somewhat reluctant to discuss financial matters with their children. Yet with a nationwide student loan …

Master Plan, Part Deux

The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn't all that complicated and basically consisted …

Tesla

Stop Investing In Individual Stocks, Use ETFs or Mutual Funds Instead

Investing your money to make it grow for the future is a good idea. Picking individual stocks to do it isn’t. If you’re still in the habit of …

Investing

Memory Decline Can Be Countered With This Simple Strategy

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The Brain

My Time with Richard Feynman

“You and I are very lucky,” he said to me once. “Because whatever else is going on, we’ve always got our physics.”<p>Richard Feynman and Stephen</i> …

Mathematics

This Parody Of Every TED Talk Ever Is Absolutely Perfect

"Let's look at a picture of the planet for no reason. What happens if I put some words over it? How about a number? By doing this, I've now made you …

TED Talks

The Busy Person’s Lies

HOW’S life? Oh, busy.<p>So goes the mindless modern conversation — a constant assertion of the scarcity of time. A December Gallup poll found that 61 percent of working Americans said they did not have enough time to do the things they wanted to do. Some of us feel this more acutely than others: A …

Time Management

The Ultimate Wedding Playlist

Do you recall when you were much younger and you loved a song so much you made a mental note that you wanted it played at your wedding? …

Fasting Diet Has Been Shown to Ease Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms in Early Trial

The eating plan could reverse autoimmune conditions.<p>New research has shown that a diet involving periods of fasting could help fight autoimmune …