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The Myth of American Exceptionalism and the Uniqueness of America

There is a recurring theme throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, particularly on the Republican side: "Be afraid -- be very afraid."<p>It is enough to conclude American greatness lies in our historical rearview mirror. It is somewhat counterintuitive if one also accepts the myth of "American …

Political Science

Gain People's Trust With These 5 Body Language Secrets | Inc.com

Whether in business or personal relations, there's one thing we all need in order to get along and be successful: trust. We all strive to have people trust us, but the truth is that trust can be hard to build. Luckily, there are steps you can take to instantly appear more trustworthy. Here's how …

Self-help

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12 Qualities That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental health, their families, and their jobs (which they are not only good at but also enjoy).<p>TalentSmart has …

Self-improvement

These Satellite Views of Ancient Earthworks Are Stirring Debate

Images of mysterious shapes inspire intriguing theories, but solid answers will come from on-the-ground study, archaeologists say.<p>After watching a television show about ancient pyramids built outside Egypt, Dmitriy Dey wondered if his own Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan might harbor such exotic …

The baby badass: How rebellion is more mainstream than ever

There's a movement sweeping the nation, a revolution infiltrating our culture. The insurgents aren't protesting in the streets to riot for their …

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

TheAmerican Academy of Pediatricsis catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for toddlers …

Let’s Stop Being Embarrassed by Spirituality

Daily Beast columnist Jay Michaelson has written a new book called The Gate of Tears, but he isn’t sure he wants the rest of us to know about it.<p>Let …

Spirituality

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

5 surprising ways your voice affects your success

Just like people judge you based on your height and weight, they often draw conclusions about your ability and personality based on the way you speak.<p>It's not fair, but science suggests that those with certain kinds of voices are more likely to get ahead.<p>Here, we've rounded up five surprising ways …

Public Speaking

7 key questions about our newly discovered human ancestor, answered

In groundbreaking new research published on Thursday, a new species of human relative has been discovered in South Africa. The findings, published in …

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

10 Things Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing | Inc.com

First we tackled the daily habits of really successful people. Next we took a look at the opposite side of that coin--the habits of ridiculously <i>unsuccessful</i> people.<p>Then we asked readers to reach out and let us know what other habits were missing. Sure enough, there are quite a few.<p>Here are 10 more …

Self-improvement

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Want business advice from Warren Buffet? Inc.com compiled a list of videos that every entrepreneur should watch.<p><i>This post originally appeared at Inc.com. To read more, check out:</i><p><i>The Best Industries to Start and Grow a Business in 2011</i><p><i>
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Entrepreneurship

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Happiness

Smartphones are hurting our children - but the real culprit is bad parenting

Unless we get control of the screens which now absorb so much of our kids' time, their health and their schooling will suffer<p>"Smartphones are psychologically addictive, encourage narcissistic tendencies and should come with a health warning." That was the conclusion of a recent University of Derby …

Airfares drop while airlines score big profits

If you plan to travel this fall, expect to pay the lowest airfares in years.<p>The average domestic airfare for the September-through-November period is forecast to be $248, or 3.6% cheaper than in fall 2014 and 8.1% cheaper than in the same three months of 2013, according to the Boston flight …

We're running out of water. Is desalination the answer?

On a Friday this spring, a group of students from Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies drove two hours to visit Swansea, Mass., a community with rolling green hills on the commonwealth's southern coast, for a surprising reason — to see the town's newest water treatment …

Desalination

The man with the toughest job in the world

When Staffan de Mistura became UN special envoy, his past successes brought hope for peace. A year later, with no solution in sight, he faces heavy criticism. Has his innovative diplomacy failed or is it simply mission impossible?<p>In July 2014, Staffan de Mistura, a 68-year old Italian-Swedish …

Middle East

7 Streaming TV Packages That Will Let You Cut the Cord For Good

Cutting the cord could save you $75 per month. Here's how to do it without missing your favorite shows.<p>With services like Showtime, HBO, Hulu, and …

Televisions

John Horton Conway: the world’s most charismatic mathematician

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realised that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries<p>On a late September day in 1956, John Horton Conway left …

Mathematics
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Too much TV could raise the risk of Alzheimer’s, study suggests

It turns out that too much TV might damage your brain and also raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease — and that the effects could show up much sooner than previously believed, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the Northern California Institute for Research and Education in San …

Dementia

5 ways to increase cooperation, decrease competition among siblings

I watch as my middle child, now 5 years old and quickly closing in on 6, climbs to the top of the tetherball pole at our neighborhood playground for the first time and tags the top with his hand, a wide, proud smile spreading across his face. Only a year before, he had gazed up longingly as his …

Parenting

10 Photoshop alternatives that offer powerful editing and photo management controls

One could argue that, as an image editor, Adobe Photoshop is in a class by itself — a unique industry standard. So perhaps it’s counterintuitive to suggest alternatives or replacements for it.<p>Still, some people who bought Photoshop in the past did so because it was the best image editing app, even …