Addison Culbertson

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This Is How to Find Happiness: 6 Proven Secrets From Research

We all want to know how to find happiness. And the internet is chock full of advice on how to get there — but most of it is based on studies done on …

Happiness

Sharing Your Netflix Password Is Now a Federal Crime

On July 5th , the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion which found, in part, that sharing passwords is a crime prosecutable under …

Can the Ancient World Save Us from the Antibiotic-Resistant Suberbug Apocalypse?

The end of the era of effective antibiotics appears to be nigh, so what do we do? You might want to ask somebody who knows medieval history…<p>In …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

11 things you should do in your 20s to be a millionaire by 30

by Kathleen Elkins<p>"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasises self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has …

A Real-Life Jedi Mind Trick That Will Reprogram Your Co-Workers' Brains

Using applied neuroscience, you can immediately and easily alter other people's perception of past events.<p>Last week, I explained a simple neuroscience technique to reprogram your own brain in less than 60 seconds. Today, I'll explain a technique, based on the same principle, that allows you to …

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Mindfulness

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

Mindfulness

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them? “I need to get motivated.” The surprising …

Columbia University

The Surprising Trick to Helping Anyone Change

Behavior change can be hard. Although there are lots of theories about what motivates people to create long-lasting change, new research shows the …

Psychology

Science Says These Two Techniques Will Keep You Cool Under Pressure

Suppressing emotions can backfire:<p>Via Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day …

David Petraeus to receive no further punishment for sharing classified files

US defense secretary says former US military commander and CIA director will not be punished beyond a $100,000 fine and two year’s probation<p>The US defense secretary, Ash Carter, has decided not to impose further punishment on David Petraeus, a former US military commander and CIA director who …

Japanese Buddhism in 10 minutes【Rocketpedia】

Today we’re introducing you to <b>the basics of Japanese Buddhism</b>, plus highlighting <b>some of the Buddhist images you’ll see in Japan</b> and help you …

What Would Happen If We All Aimed A Laser Pointer At The Moon? Science Has Answers

Mandy Waysman<p>Read full profile<p>Take a second and picture everyone on the planet with a laser pointer. Everyone then takes their laser pointer and aims …

Success

7 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Sleep

In our seemingly always-on society, there’s great temptation to shortchange sleep. But sleep is a vital driver of every physiological system in the …

Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

This Is What Happens When You Drink Only Water For 30 Days

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

‘Deadpool’ Breaks The Fourth Wall With A Ferocious Lady-On-Lady Fight

Never let it be said that the <i>Deadpool</i> movie team doesn’t know how to keep the fires burning. These particular flames are so hot that you won’t even mind that fourth wall crashing around your feet. 20th Century Fox — with the help of a very game Ryan Reynolds (in the role he was always meant to …

America, land of gun lovers? Statistics show that's a myth.

<b>To the editor:</b> Matt Welch should refrain from citing statistics that refute his point of view. For example, he asserts that "the American people" do not share former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's anti-gun principles. ("Ted Cruz is right—most New York values don't work for the rest of …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

The 9 Best Anime of 2015

2015 had a few gripping dramas and tons of amazing action.<p>There were many contenders, but the best anime of 2015 pulled at our heartstrings, amazed …

This gun can stop small rogue drones without destroying them

We've seen a couple of brute force anti-drone devices designed to snatch the tiny machines out of the sky, but Battelle's DroneDefender is one of the …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

No more.<p>It's time to put an end to the most alluring science myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies passed down through the ages.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the most shocking science "facts" that are bizarrely wrong about food, animals, the Earth, biology, space, …

Alcohol

5 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Depression

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

National Academy of Sciences

Easy Ways to Start Meditating at Home

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>Like its sibling mindfulness, meditation was a hot topic in 2015, with …

Sleep Number unveils low-cost smart bed to coach you on your sleeping habits

Tired ideas<p>The latest development in the internet of beds: an app that tells you exactly when and how to go to sleep. Sleep Number, which has made a variety of "smart" beds in recent years, announced the unfortunately named (but attractively priced) "it bed" at the Consumer Electronics Show today. …