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Laziness Does Not Exist

But unseen barriers do.<p>I’ve been a psychology professor since 2012. In the past six years, I’ve witnessed students of all ages procrastinate on …

Mental Health

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

Google loses 'right to be forgotten' case

<b>A businessman fighting for the "right to be forgotten" has won a UK High Court action against Google.</b><p>The man, who has not been named due to reporting restrictions surrounding the case, wanted search results about a past crime he had committed removed from the search engine.<p>The judge, Mr Justice …

Coffee: Who grows, drinks and pays the most?

<b>How do you like your coffee in the morning? From an Italian espresso to the Vietnamese ca phe trung, made with egg yolks and condensed milk, a lot depends on where you wake up.</b><p>More people are drinking more coffee than ever before, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization. So which …

Watch a zoo gorilla and his caretaker do synchronized handstands

A gorilla at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and his human caretaker have mastered more than one impressive trick.<p>Rachel Hale, an animal care specialist, has worked with Bolingo the gorilla for three years. He is one of seven gorillas in the Myombe Reserve at the park.<p>The park posted a video to Facebook on …

Tampa Bay

The Worst Nutrition Advice That Dietitians Want You to Stop Following ASAP

It seems like nutrition advice is constantly evolving. First fat was unhealthy, then it was good again. Egg yolks were deemed bad for your heart, but now we can eat them again. Some people eat a strict Paleo diet, while others forgo animal products and eat entirely plant-based. Grains, gluten, and …

Nutrition

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

She was tossed from a hospital on a cold night wearing only a gown. The viral video followed years of struggles.

Cheryl Chandler doesn’t remember her response to a viral video of her daughter being thrown out of a hospital on a cold night in Baltimore. A friend told her she screamed.<p>“I realized it was Rebecca,” Chandler said. “I couldn’t make my hands work to call someone.”<p>For viewers, the January video of …

Mental Health

20 Free Dark Backgrounds for Web, UI and Graphic Design Projects

Everything seems to be about cleanliness, minimalism and excessive use of white space nowadays, but what about dark designs?! Dark websites and …

My life in sex: ‘Since both balls were removed, the anguish never stops’

I look at women forlornly – they’re amazing. I was diagnosed with testicular cancer 23 years ago, when I was 31, and both balls were removed. I had been in a relationship for six months, but it ended soon after and there’s been no one since. I was treated with a hormone replacement therapy which …

Loneliness

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

9 Tips To Make Your Work Popular – Muzli -Design Inspiration

When you upload your project to Behance or your personal website, how to make your work popular? Showing a project is like selling a product, …

Landscape Photography

Why Scandinavian design is so great for small spaces

There’s something about Scandinavian interior design that sings in small spaces. The style’s signature clean lines, soft colors, functional furnishings and simple silhouettes can inject warmth and light into a cramped living area and create the illusion of additional square footage.<p>“I love the …

How to use images effectively in digital ad campaigns

When it comes to grabbing people's attention with digital advertising, both space and attention spans tend to be in short supply. Simplicity and …

Need Weekday Lunch Ideas? These 5 Meal Prep Recipes Will Keep You On Track All Week Long

We've got you covered.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Servings: 4-6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts<p>3 bell peppers, any color, sliced<p>1 large red onion, sliced<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 tablespoon taco seasoning<p>Salt<p>Pepper<p>1 jar salsa<p>3 cups cooked brown rice, divided<p>1 can black beans, drained …

There’s a way to view all the little secrets Google knows about you

But did you know there’s a way to view all the little secrets it knows about you — and delete the bits that you want to banish forever?<p>According to …

Android Phones

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

Harambe one year on: How the gorilla became an internet meme

A year ago today a gorilla died… and an internet phenomenon was born.<p>You’ll have heard of Harambe, of course. He was a 17-year-old Western lowland …

Social Media

How To: Make the Most of Small Cupboards

<b>Are you cupboards coping? Or are you finding yourself turning to extra boxes – or worse, the floor – in order to accommodate the overflow of …

What makes a good CEO? Probably not what you think

What they found surprised them. A little more than half of the CEOs who did better than expected in the minds of investors and directors were …

Trading and investment insights, tips and ideas

You can take the biggest step toward building wealth in 10 minutes at your computer

Believe it or not, getting rich takes more patience than effort.<p>According to bestselling author David Bach, who is releasing an updated version of …

Jeff Bezos explains the perfect way to make risky business decisions

“Most decisions should probably be made with somewhere around 70% of the information you wish you had. If you wait for 90%, in most cases, you’re …

How Russia Hacked Obama's Legacy

In its last year, the Obama administration had its eyes on burnishing the outgoing president’s legacy — and ignored the threat from an old foe.

How Poverty Changes the Brain

The early results out of a Boston nonprofit are positive.<p>You saw the pictures in science class—a profile view of the human brain, sectioned by function. The piece at the very front, right behind where a forehead would be if the brain were actually in someone’s head, is the pre-frontal cortex. It …

Goal Setting

The Five Paths To Being The Best At Anything

I’ve posted a lot about becoming the best in your field. Looking back, what are the most successful methods for getting there?<p>10,000 Hours<p>Let’s get …

7 Neck Stretches You Should Do—Even If Your Neck Feels Fine

A healthy, pain-free neck is something most of us take for granted—until we wake up with a "kink" or have some sort of injury that causes us neck pain. (In that case, try this 60-second fix for a stiff neck.) And here's the real bummer: Neck pain is rising dramatically thanks to our desk jobs and …

Yoga

This woman is strong and healthy at 90. Here's how she does it.

It is not an exaggeration to describe her as a Y icon. She has spent more than half a century there as a member, volunteer, swim instructor and, for …

21 Steps to Becoming a Successful Web Developer

With the web development industry booming, many are asking the question: <b>How do I become a web developer?</b> I think that's the wrong question to ask. It …