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Why You Should be Reading Books Every Day, According to Science

It's a habit that's beneficial on several levels.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, more than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults have not read even part of a book within the past year. It's a shame considering that researchers have found reading is beneficial in many ways.<p>1. Reading …

University of London

4 Impressive Ways Great Leaders Handle Their Mistakes

One of the ways you can define a good leader from a great leaders, is how they handle their mistakes.<p>Mistakes are one of the ways you can tell a good leader from a great one. All leaders make mistakes--to be human means messing up once in a while--but the difference lies in how they handle those …

Success

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

10 Books to Read if ‘A Brief History of Time’ Was Too Brief for You

Inspired by the late Stephen Hawking’s beloved best-seller, the hosts of the ‘BookLab’ podcast offer more mind-bending musings on space and …

Books

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

How to Stop Worrying About Things You Can't Change

There's a brutal truth in life that some people refuse to accept: You have no control over many of the things that happen in your life.<p>Some people …

Self-help

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

The Cancer Immunotherapy Revolution

Cancer immunotherapy—the science of mobilizing the immune system to kill cancer—has been pursued for more than a century. Yet only recently has this …

Immunotherapy

It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College

When my daughter Jora was in high school, she went to a talk I gave on the adolescent brain, during which I pointed out that high school grades don’t …

College & University

Want to Live a Long, Inspired Life? Try This Surprisingly Simple Advice From Stephen Hawking

The other-worldy thinker shares surprisingly simple insight into what kept him motivated even late in life.<p>When theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking passed last week, the world also lost what many consider to be one of the greatest minds of our generation. The Cambridge luminary and best-selling …

Motor Neurone Disease

The Secret Reason Why Sex Is So Crucial in Relationships

We associate good relationships with sexuality, assuming quite naturally that happy couples seemingly have sex more often than their miserable …

Psychology

Marvel Cinematic Universe chronological viewing order and movie timeline so far

With Avengers: Infinity War hitting cinemas in April the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally reaching the point it's been building to since Iron Man …

Marvel Universe

5 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

Fear of the unknown can stop you from doing so many things that’ll help you lead a happy and healthy life, like being vulnerable with your partner, moving somewhere new, or making a leap to change your career path. In any unsettling instance, understanding how to harness the powerful emotion of …

Self-help

How to prevent cancer

Cancer doesn't have to be an inevitable destiny. Scientists know exactly what triggers the disease. And everyone can do something against the biggest …

Diabetes

Michio Kaku picks five books to help you understand the future

From medicine to space travel, these works explore how the newest wave of science will transform society<p>Science is the engine of prosperity. From the industrial revolution (powered by the steam engine), to the electric revolution (which lit up our cities), to the current computer revolution (which …

Singularity

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Mysterious Orcas Filmed Underwater for First Time

Published March 1, 2018<p>A ship returning from Antarctica has a chance encounter with a rarely seen type of killer whale.<p>Around 6 a.m. one morning last December, an announcement came over the loudspeaker of a ship heading from Antarctica to South America: Everyone was to go up to the deck.<p>The ship's …

18 mind-bending sci-fi movies to watch after Annihilation

5 wild sex positions you can do in even the most boring bedroom

Ready for a challenge?<p>Hey you, little thrill-seeker. You need these now.

13 Difficult Things Highly Successful People Learn To Do Young

To invent a product, turn a profit or start a business is to be accomplished. To be successful is to maintain ethics, principles and self-awareness regardless of how your professional pursuits are going, and it is the latter to which we should strive.<p>“Successful people,” as we’ll call them here, …

Self-improvement

life lessons

Some of us discover our purpose in life at an early age.<p>It might be writing, playing the violin or the driven and passionate artist.<p>That is unusual …

China’s great leap forward in science

Chinese investment is paying off with serious advances in biotech, computing and space. Are they edging ahead of the west?<p>I first met Xiaogang Peng in the summer of 1992 at Jilin University in Changchun, in the remote north-east of China, where he was a postgraduate student in the department of …

China

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Coloring Book

I'm a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself

Everybody has money questions — but finding good financial advice is tough.<p>Only 40% of Americans have a financial adviser they can look to for guidance. Even those who do have their doubts about how trustworthy their adviser is. Most people — 60% — suspect financial advisers prioritize the company …

Personal Finance

The 10 Best Books of 2017, According to Barack Obama | Inc.com

What has former president Barack Obama been doing since leaving office in January 2017? There was jury duty, a few speeches, kitesurfing with Richard Branson, and of course some golf, but it looks like our last president still had plenty of time to kill last year.<p>"With some extra time on my hands …

Books

15 Sad Reasons People Give Up On Their Dreams | Inc.com

It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams.<p>Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.<p>Sometimes it happens later. You get older, tired, and instead of trying to pivot once more, you …

Motivation

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

Construction

3 Life Lessons From a 93-Year-Old That Will Help You at Any Age | Inc.com

<b>1) The Power of Discipline and Routines</b><p>Day after day for years I would wake up to the gurgling sound of the old well in our backyard. My Opa's morning routine starts at 7 am by washing himself with ice-cold water from the well. He does that with everything: He eats lunch at 12am every day, cuts …

Success