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'Are You More Interesting than Average?' in 5 Questions

What makes people interesting? And can it be learned?<p>Being an interesting person who commands attention is not easy in this 4G world of advancing technologies and diminishing attention span. And being interesting is good. Interesting people can draw others in, captivate and inspire. They can lead, …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Just Gave the Best Leadership Advice in 7 Words

No wonder Amazon's Jeff Bezos tried to poach him.<p>Well, I have to admit one thing today:<p>I underestimated what Satya Nadella could do for Microsoft.<p>When he first became Microsoft's CEO, the tech giant was in a mess.<p>Not only was it losing to its biggest competitors, there was a lot of infighting.<p>But …

The 100 best things to watch on Netflix right now

With all of the new original movies and TV shows coming to Netflix each month, it can become a bit overwhelming finding the perfect thing to watch.<p>We're here to help.<p>INSIDER rounded up a mix of current and classic TV shows and Oscar-winning and feel-good movies that should feed the need for …

Entertainment

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Holistic Medicine

Plane crash-lands after slamming into tree

A pilot survived a dramatic crash landing in a parking lot in Connecticut.

Turner Broadcasting

The best coffee shop in all 50 states

Starbucks’ green mermaid may reside in all 50 states, but part of what makes this country so special is the distinctness of each state in the union. …

Parents Who Pay to Be Watched

Shep was 13 when he started stealing from his parents. It began not long after he and his siblings moved with their parents to a suburb north of New …

Steve Jobs Systematically Cultivated His Creativity. You Can Too.

What Jobs did intuitively to unlock his creativity has been scientifically proven to work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Apple brand is synonymous with creative product design as well as appealing to the creative artist. This was in large part thanks to the work of …

Japanese home, colorful and angle-loving, is a kaleidoscopic delight

The clever designers at Kochi Architect’s Studio are at it again<p>For folks unfamiliar with the trippy optics of Kochi Architect’s Studio, looking at an image of the firm’s Ana House can be befuddling. Is that yellow slice a wall or a void? Does everyone hit their heads on that low-angled door? It it …

Dining Rooms

Australian convict pirates in Japan: evidence of 1830 voyage unearthed

<b>Exclusive:</b> Fresh translations of samurai accounts of ‘barbarian’ ship arriving at the height of Japan’s feudal isolation corroborate a story long dismissed as fantasy<p>An amateur historian has unearthed compelling evidence that the first Australian maritime foray into Japanese waters was by convict …

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

8 ways smart people act stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks …

Emotional Intelligence

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

This Boring Beige Living Room Is Unrecognizable After a Lowe's Makeover

In a dramatic episode of Lowe's original series <b>The Weekender</b>, designer Monica Mangin works her magic on a mind-numbingly boring living room. The builder-grade space hasn't been touched since the homeowners moved in two years ago, hence the beige walls, beige carpet, and little else in terms of …

Lowe's

You won't believe the interior of Japan's jaw-dropping new train

All aboard the swanky train! Japan just unveiled a new luxury sleeper train – and it’s jaw-droppingly beautiful. The gold-tinted Shiki-shima, which …

Modern Blackout Curtains Turn Windows into Penthouse Views of a City at Night

When it comes to window blinds, our options for something that’s truly unique can seem limited. But as Ukrainian designers HoleRoll demonstrate, modern blinds for windows can transcend their practicality and double as spectacular shadow art for your home. They’ve created panels that, when closed, …

10 Outdoor Living Trends That Bring Homeowners Blissfully Close to Nature

How do we embrace the outdoors? Let us count the ways.<p>"Bring the outdoors in" has become a mantra of modern living, and for good reason—staying connected to the environment is healthy and uplifting, creating a more harmonious home. There are myriad ways to blend interior and exterior spaces, and we …

Science Says This is What Happens to You When You Overthink Everything

Ruminating isn't the same as problem-solving.<p>Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of …

I’m a doctor with a rare neurological condition: I can literally feel your pain

What if we lived in a world where the full force of empathy was not a choice, but an automatic physiological state?<p>I work as a neurologist—a medical profession where empathy is paramount in order for us to be able to treat patients adequately. But unfortunately, this isn’t always what happens. …

Small Urban Garden Design Ideas

You need small urban garden inspiration…<p>Create the perfect small urban garden. Is your yard or garden small on space? Urban gardens have their own …

Landscaping

2 homes that show you how to be smart with color!

If you are a huge advocate of colorful home interiors, you are going to love this article! We've taken a look at how talented interior designers seek …

The next time you're thinking of planning a quirky first date, don't

In an earlier time, first dates were delightfully simple affairs: you'd tell a few stories, drink a few drinks and stare at the other person's face …

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals

Actions spring from thoughts -- the right thoughts.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little …

Higher sodium, lower blood pressure. You read that right.

In another blow against decades of accepted medical wisdom, one of the most prestigious, long-running studies reports that lowering sodium intake …

China’s middle class suffers from insomnia, rarely has sex, and is very worried about its future

Members of China’s surging middle class—already the world’s largest—are not shy about putting their newfound economic power to use. They spend freely on everything from luxury handbags to high-quality seafood to three-story brownstones in Brooklyn. Their lives are tinged, however, with fear and …

46 Surprising Cat Facts That'll Make You Say "Wow"

What a bunch of cute little weirdos.<p>1. Your average house cat's genetic roots can be found in the Middle East. In a 2007 study, researchers found that house cats shared a the majority of their DNA with wildcats found in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.<p>2. White cats are …

David Letterman

Cantilevered modern stunner nods to LA’s hillside homes

Those views!<p>Drawing inspiration from modern homes high up in Hollywood Hills, famously photographed by midcentury lensman Julius Shulman, the newly completed Ventura House rules not over Los Angeles but the Mexican city of Monterey.<p>Confronted with a tricky, sloped site, Mexico City-based architect …

Los Angeles

Trump offers himself as star attraction of Easter Egg Roll

President Donald Trump relied on a very different type of star power for his inaugural White House Easter Egg Roll — his own.<p>Gone were chart-topping names from the Obama administration such as Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Beyoncé. Instead, thousands were treated to military bands and far less …

Want true privacy? You need to check out this browser

Brave, a new web browser challenging bigger rivals like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, wants to take privacy on the internet to the next level.<p>Like all other browsers, Brave includes a "private browsing" option that leaves no traces of online activity on your computer and makes websites think …