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We overanalyze Trump. He is what he appears to be.

There is no correct Theory of Trump.<p>Why did Donald Trump fire FBI Director James Comey so abruptly, in such humiliating fashion, with no plan to communicate the reasoning behind the move and no list of replacements ready?<p>It is the question that launched a thousand think pieces. Even Trump …

Donald Trump

The Psychology of Voting to Leave the EU

People in Great Britain felt their leaders weren’t treating them fairly. Politicians in the U.S. should take note.<p>Britain’s Brexit vote has shocked the political elites of both the U.S. and Europe. The vote wasn’t just about the EU; in fact, polls before the referendum consistently showed that …

Voting

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind.<p>When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports Thursday in the …

Humanity

New Quantum 'Cat State' Can Be in Two Places at Once

Chances are you’re familiar with the Schroedinger’s cat paradox, whereby a hypothetical cat inside a box is both dead and alive until we open the box …

The 1 Book Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2016 | Inc.com

Every year I read dozens of books and provide you with a list of the "best of the best" motivational books, sales and marketing books, and management books. Many of the books I recommend (as well as those recommended by various pundits and billionaires) build on familiar themes, like …

Middle-class

The One Promise Entrepreneurs Should Never Make to Their Families | Inc.com

"It's going to get better."<p>These five words have been the origin of dozens of arguments I've had with my entrepreneur-husband. He would say this whenever I complained about his travels, his depleted energy, or how little attention he was giving to matters at home.<p>It was a promise he couldn't keep. …

Entrepreneurship

Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement

Jamie Metzl Contributor<p>Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security at the Atlantic Council.<p>After 4 billion years of evolution by one set of rules, our species is about to begin evolving by another.<p>Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information …

Molecular Biology

10 Signs You're Burning Out (And How To Stop It)

Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological …

Sleep

This company wants to sequence your DNA and tell you your risk for 8 different cancers for $249

Color launched last April with its breast and ovarian cancer screening test, which looked at 19 genetic markers, parts of our DNA that have been linked to certain conditions. On Thursday the company expanded the test to include 11 more genetic markers, including those that have been linked with a …

Cancer

How Traditional Storytelling Is Ruining Virtual Reality Film

Meet the filmmakers writing the trippy language of cinematic virtual reality.<p>I spent much of the past two weeks with a screen strapped to my face, watching filmmakers' best stabs at telling a story in virtual reality.<p>The cinematic VR showcased at the recent Tribeca Film Festival ran the gamut from …

Virtual Reality

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

The cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman uses evolutionary game theory to show that our perceptions of an independent reality must be illusions.<p>As we …

Rumination: A Problem in Anxiety and Depression

Rumination is one of the similarities between anxiety and depression. Ruminating is simply repetitively going over a thought or a problem without …

The Brain
Immunotherapy

What Your Small Business Should Do To Look Like A Social Media Pro

As social media use continues to grow, so does the number of marketing opportunities for small businesses. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults now use social networking sites, according to Pew Research, up from just 7 percent in 2005.<p>“That’s just a remarkable adoption curve,” said Sean Miller, lead …

Small Business

This Web Bot Can Automatically Design Hundreds of Logos for You

Is this the beginning of the end for the creative industry?<p>It’s hard to deny that technological breakthroughs have benefited modern designers, but it has also become increasingly clear that advances in artificial intelligence could have a big impact on the future of human creativity. Case in point …

Don’t write like you think ‘writers’ write

Just a quick one today. Why is this so hard to do?…<p>“Relax, stop thinking, write with your lightning fingers, write like you think and speak and …

I peered into the center of the universe. Was I sick, or in search of myself?

I saw it all: The beginning of Time and the end of Time. Creation and annihilation. Somehow I’d slipped through a seam in the space-time continuum, …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …

Marketing

Why Young People Are Right About Hillary Clinton

Listening to the youth vote doesn't always lead to disaster<p>I was disappointed to hear that <i>Rolling Stone</i> had endorsed Hillary Clinton, but I also …

5 tools to build your brand online

If you’re like the average business owner, your online presence doesn’t reflect the hard-earned reputation you’ve built in real life. There may even …

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

Chipotle Hacks and $1K Tubs of Lube: 2015’s Best Internet Stories You May Have Missed

Viral sensations like “The Dress” and Pizza Rat ruled Twitter in 2015, but there were also a plethora of great Internet stories that flew under the …

Why Volumetric VR Is The Real Future Of Virtual Reality

With 8i’s technology, it’s possible to walk around a human subject in a VR experience. That makes it more immersive, more real, say experts.<p>Cradling her 1-year-old baby girl, Reese, in the middle of a large, high-ceilinged soundstage draped in green fabric, a young mother named Ashley Martin Scott …

Virtual Reality