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Signs You May Have Above-Average Intelligence

Do you have what it takes to be the next Albert Einstein? Or a real-life Tony Stark?<p>Scientists have struggled to measure intelligence. Some say …

An FBI agent shares 9 tricks for reading people better

But what should you be listening for? And what other signs can tip you off to what someone is thinking or feeling?<p>If you follow my column, you're familiar with LaRae Quy. LaRae, who spent 23 years as a counterintelligence agent for the FBI, now spends her time writing, speaking, and teaching others …

Self-help

Lumosity let you down? 7 proven strategies to keep your brain sharp

If you want to protect your brain, you don't need an app for it.<p>You may have heard developer Lumosity was fined a whopping $2-million by the FTC for claims it deceived customers into believing its computer games improve brain performance.<p>The good news: there are numerous, simple ways to sharpen …

The Brain

20+ Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Existed

The world we live in is filled with exotic wildlife, and that means more than just lions and giraffes. There are a multitude of species that are lesser known to the general public and fascinating to learn more about. Redditor preggit decided to introduce a whole batch of these real animals that …

Nature

How Can We Feel When Someone Is Staring At Us?

Have you ever had the feeling somebody was staring at you only to discover that you were right, as you awkwardly locked eyes with the starer and felt …

Psychology

13 creepy pictures of the microbes that are living inside of you

Humans and bacteria have a curious relationship.<p>On the one hand, some species of bacteria are responsible for some of the most nefarious of human diseases.<p>On the other hand, many species have peacefully coevolved with humans for hundreds of thousands of years to play essential roles in digestion …

Microbiology

Inside the Kalashnikov (AK47, AK74) Factory

Smartphones rot your brain and kill your memories, says latest research

An over-reliance on mobile devices and the internet has led to us using our brains far less than our ancestors, which greatly impacts our ability to …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

People Judge Your Personality Based On These 7 Small Things

From the moment you meet someone for the first time, you quickly want to assess who the person is and what they represent. This is why you may be on …

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness | Inc.com

<i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. Guess what? I bounced back. …

Motivation

Why does ice cream give you ‘brain freeze’?

Delicious frozen desserts come with a sting in their tail. But why?<p>One of the most mind-numbing types of headache comes from one of the greatest desserts ever invented. By some estimates, as many as one in three people suffer from “ice cream headaches” or “brain freeze,” as the phenomenon is …

Headaches

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Genetics

21 success tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

Being successful often means learning from those who have already achieved their goals. Having a mentor is an amazing blessing to an entrepreneur, but not everyone can find one in person.<p>If you haven't yet found your personal business guru, here are 21 tips for young or aspiring entrepreneurs to …

42 Storage Ideas That Will Organize Your Entire House

Get your life in line.

19 Social Media Fail Stories That Will Make You Cringe So Hard

*deletes all social media accounts*<p><b>1)</b> I went on two dates with a girl I liked. I decided to stalk her family on social media in the middle of the night and I accidentally added her mother as a friend.<p>Her mother accepted.<p>Submitted by FleurZola<p><b>2)</b> You know how Ron Burgundy says, "Well that escalated …

This personality test can signal if you have selfish or manipulative tendencies

If so, you may be a Machiavellian, a psychological term named after the Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, whose book, "The Prince," includes characters who fit this description.<p>Machiavellians fall on a spectrum, from low Machs — who are people that are not very selfish — to high …

Psychology

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …

Motivation

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>What has happened in China?<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters …

Stock Markets

Surprisingly, This Method Is Still the Best Way to Market To Your Photography Audience

There are many books and countless online articles about marketing your photography business, each with their own thoughts and opinions. Over recent …

15 Amazing Facts About Facebook We Bet You Didn’t Know

After our asses, Facebook is perhaps the only thing we spend the most amount of time sitting on. Ever since it was launched in the year 2004, this …

Humanity’s Long Search for the Soul in the Brain

How philosophers and neuroscientists have tried and failed to nail down the precise location of human consciousness.<p>The history of Western neuroscience may seem a dry topic to an outsider, a litany of impenetrable Latinisms and anatomical diagrams. It is, in fact, a series of fascinating battles …

Consciousness

These 20 Mindbending Optical Illusions Will Make You Feel Like You’re Hallucinating

Optical illusions are slippery phenomena by nature; this collection of still images, for example, will fool your mind into thinking they’re in motion …

Here's what your selfie style reveals about your personality

So it's no surprise that psychologists have now released a study that suggests people will assume a lot about you based on your selfies (a.k.a. photos that you take of yourself and share on social media).<p>For the study, led by Lin Qiu, Ph.D., at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and …

Psychology

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

11 Ways to Be Productive When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

New parents, creative insomniacs, night owls with early bird schedules – we all suffer from a similar problem. We need more sleep, but we also need …

9 Reasons Why Sleep Deprivation Is Killing Your Success | Inc.com

We already knew that sleep gives your brain a much-needed break from the stresses of the day, rejuvenates your mind, and processes emotions.<p>But a study from the University of Rochester provides the first direct evidence for why your brain actually needs you to sleep. It found that when you sleep, …

University of Pennsylvania

Expensive espresso: Thailand's elephant dung coffee

1 / 4<p>Blake Dinkin, founder of Black Ivory Coffee<p>Blake Dinkin, founder of Black Ivory Coffee (AFP Photo/Christophe Archambault)<p>Chiang Saen (Thailand) …

Coffee

Rewiring the Brain to Create New Senses

How the brain's neuroplasticity lets us substitute one sense for another—and invent new ones.<p>The brain is often compared to a general purpose computing device that processes our reality and stores our memories. But unlike any machine made of silicon, the three pounds of wetware found inside our …

The Brain