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Bertrand Russell on Immortality, Why Religion Exists, and What “The Good Life” Really Means

“There are forces making for happiness, and forces making for misery. We do not know which will prevail, but to act wisely we must be aware of both.”<p><b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) is one of humanity’s most grounding yet elevating thinkers, his writing at once lucid and luminous. …

Bertrand Russell

10 Ways to Work Smarter Instead of Harder | Inc.com

My bosses say all the time: "We don't want you to work hard, we want you to work smart." (I work at an ad agency and innovative Think Tank)<p>I'm going to start big picture here and work backwards.<p><b>1. At the end of every year,</b> reflect on what goals you accomplished, what goals you fell short on, and …

Time Management

16 Skills To Make Your Reading More Productive

Are You Spending Your Time the Right Way?

<i>Here’s a three-step plan for allocating your time wisely–and strategically.</i><p>by Melissa Raffoni<p>Though most managers understand intellectually that time is their scarcest resource, few make the effort to gain a strategic perspective on how they spend their hours each week. Still fewer make a regular …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Hiking

How Not To Have A Meltdown in 2015

A panel on mindfulness, meditation, self-care and mental health.<p>This is a transcript of TheLi.st panel, “How Not To Have A Meltdown in 2015" at Knoll …

30 Things To Remember To Help You Become Successful In 2015

A single perspective, a quote, even a statistic, can be all you need to make start your journey to improvement 2015, the year when everything …

The Perils Of Time Tracking

Parsing how you spend your workday can be an effective practice–sometimes. Don’t let it become a second job.<p>For the productivity obsessed, there’s no dearth of tools to track and dissect precisely how the workday is spent. Software like Toggl can parse your tasks down to the second; Excel …

Productivity

13 Juicy Questions Men Are Dying to Ask Women

And they have a lot of questions. During the three weeks of beta testing, men asked about 60,000 questions! Insane, right? So what do guys ask when they have anonymity and tons of women at their disposal? Here is just a small sampling of the recent questions Lulu passed along to us (some have been …

Morning workouts burn more fat and promote weight loss

Evidence from a study published in <i>The Journal Physiology</i> shows that exercising in a ‘fasted state’ engages our body to burn more fat and potentially …

Learn Arduino: The world’s greatest open-source electronics platform

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Learn …

Programming

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is a tricky path, and for inexperienced leaders, it can be intimidating. While every person's leadership style is unique, and no approach to leadership is perfect, there are certain critical mistakes that can compromise the respect and effectiveness of your team. For the most part, the …

Leadership

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Medicine

No One Is Successful to Spite You: Being Happy for Others

“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be …