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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 …


7 Thinking Patterns That Will That Rob You of Mental Strength (And What You Can Do About Them)

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …


The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …


A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Albert Einstein

The Real Reason Why It's so Hard to Be Happy, According to Science

Your brain is a 2 million year old piece of hardware that was programmed to live in a world of real physical threats, not a world where the biggest danger is an email from our boss.<p><i>Why haven't our brains learnt to get rid of negative emotions? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …


10 Daily Habits Of The Most Productive Leaders

There are changes you can make to your daily life to boost your productivity. It may not come easy at first, but once you form new habits everything will fall into place.<p>Here are 10 daily habits of the most productive leaders, all of which you can implement into your own life:<p><b>1. Get Enough Sleep</b><p>In …

Time Management

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Boston Red Sox

Science Says This 1 Daily Practice Can Literally Change Your Brain and Make You More Successful

Discover how mindfulness can change the way your brain works, making you more happy, efficient, and fulfilled in whatever you do.<p>Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word <i>mindfulness</i> or <i>meditation</i> and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust …


17 Profound Quotes From the Dalai Lama That Will Change the Way You Think

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

Google Photos can turn your pictures into a Mother’s Day movie

Hint: it requires you to have pictures of your mom<p>For those in the United States, you have a little over a week to prep something nice for your mom for Mother’s Day (May 14th). If you’re running a little behind, or are afraid something won’t ship in time, though, Google Photos will make you a sappy …

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

#1: Stay away from people who erode your quality of life.<p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority …

How to be wiser

What is wisdom? And can you learn it?<p>Wisdom is something that’s hard to define and yet somehow we know it when we see it. The wise people stay calm in a crisis. They can step back and see the bigger picture. They’re thoughtful and self-reflective. They recognise the limits of their own knowledge, …

Cornell University

Women Turn Out in Force Around the World: Pictures

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David Bowie

The moon is actually a lot older than we thought

The moon is actually a lot older than scientists thought, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from UCLA analyzed rocks and soil collected by the …

Apollo Missions

The Best Underwater Photographs of 2016 Are Out of This World

This year may have been a rough one up here on Earth’s dry surface, but beneath the waves ocean life flourished and dazzled. The world’s most …


Changing the way you think

It’s all too easy to give up on our resolutions, but new research shows that with perseverance we can rewire our brains even in adulthood<p>Many of us may already be struggling with our New Year’s resolutions, but at least we can take comfort in modern neuroscience. Forty years ago, we’d have been …


How to Supercharge Your Dopamine Levels to Never Feel Sad, Stressed or Depressed Again

Our brain releases a neurotransmitter, dopamine, which is crucial for numerous essential bodily functions. Dopamine is great for the following body …

Incredible New Image Shows the Earth and Moon From Mars

During a recent calibration exercise, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a remarkable view of Earth and its moon from a distance of 127 …

Mars Mission

Dakar Rally 2017 Begins: Pictures

United Kingdom

Lemon California Roll is a wireless, waterproof speaker powered by solar panels

The Lemon California Roll is practically a self-sustained speaker.<p>What's oval, waterproof, wireless, solar-powered and comes in 5 colors? The Lemon California Roll bluetooth speaker.<p>Starting at $249 (converts to roughly AU$345, £200), it's available for preorder now and it expected to ship in March …

Gear & Gadgets
Oil & Gas Industry

New Year’s Eve Around the World: Pictures


What Is the Speed of Thought?

The planet’s 7.5 billion people are different in so many ways, but there’s one thing they share: the sense of being alive, right now, in this …

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Winter Sports

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Winter Sports

Artificial intelligence finds its way into business through sales

Artificial intelligence (AI) had a coming out party of sorts in 2016. Even though it has been in development for decades, this year, with the perfect combination of cheap computing power and access to increasing amounts of data, it seems AI’s time has come.<p>Its first foray in business has been …

Artificial Intelligence

What kind of bird is that? Snap a picture and the Merlin Bird Photo ID app tells you

Is that a bufflehead? A coot? Maybe a loon? Get close enough to take a picture and the Merlin bird identification app will tell you in seconds — sort of like a Shazam for would-be ornithologists.<p>The photo ID capability has actually been a part of the greater Merlin ecosystem for more than a year, …