Allan Kristensen

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Are You Shy or Introverted? Science Says This Is the Difference Between Them

It's surprising, but makes sense.<p>Shyness and introversion have long been confused. Some people who are introverted resent being called shy, and vice versa. Others use the two terms interchangeably.<p>Yet many psychologists argue that there's a major and compelling difference between the two states. …

Psychology

The Original {& Best!} Brownie Recipe From 1893!

Usually on my birthday I like to be somewhere exciting and new. This year my birthday fell on a travel date where I would spend most of my birthday …

French Chocolate Mousse (Mousse au Chocolat) Recipe

Bubbly, creamy and… délicieux! This French chocolate mousse tastes like the one that you are ordering in a restaurant…and maybe even better! Easy to …

Dessert

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Emotional Intelligence

13 Tips When Dealing with Difficult People | The Exhausted Woman

Kim wished she could live on an island away from the constant badgering of difficult people in her life. Her grandmother would call her daily to …

Self-help

3 Things to Say When You're Feeling Bad About Yourself

Don't beat yourself up. Say these 3 things instead<p>Negative self-talk can be so much a part of the running dialogue in your head that you may not even notice it. However, it's important to recognize these feelings towards yourself if you want lasting change in your life. Research shows that while …

Self-help

Pork Tenderloin With Mushroom Gravy and Egg Noodles

Ingredients<p>450 g pork tenderloins trimmed and cut in 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick rounds<br>• 1/4 teaspoon pepper<br>• pinch salt<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 pkg cremini …

Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk with the salt, black pepper and cayenne. Add the chicken and stir to coat. Let stand at …

Pork Fried Rice

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Season pork with pepper. Cook pork in 1 1/2 tsp. hot sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes or until done. …

Want To Know What Your Coworkers Really Think About You? Ask These 2 Questions

A simple "presence audit" will tell you what your team thinks of you.<p>As a leader, it can be hard to get an honest pulse on what your team thinks about you.<p>On the one hand, employees (often rightfully) believe that telling you about your negative traits will impact their career. While on the other …

Leadership

Motivated Reasoning Is Why You Can't Win an Argument Using Facts

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Critical Thinking

Timelapse: 30 Days of a Cargo Ship in 10 Minutes and 80,000 Photos

Here’s a beautiful 4K time-lapse video by JeffHK that condenses 30 days of a cargo ship’s journey across oceans into 10 minutes containing 80,000 …

Equivalence is useful if you have any interest in light (and as a photographer, you probably should)

Photography is all about light, something you’ll quickly discover even if you’re not familiar with the word’s Greek origins. Most of the time, we use …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

One of the rarest watches in the world just sold for $5 million and became the most expensive Rolex ever

Known as the "Bao Dai" watch, this piece was sold to the last emperor of the Nguyen dynasty in Vietnam in 1954.<p>It just sold for over $5 million at auction at Phillips in Geneva. The buyer has not been identified<p>The Bao Dai is a Rolex reference 6062 — the most expensive and rarest watch model the …

19 tricks for reading people's body language

If someone's crossing his arms, for example, you could assume that he's closed off, when in fact he's just cold.<p>That said, when you're trying to discern what a person is really thinking and feeling, it helps to know what kind of gestures and facial expressions to look for.<p>Because sometimes, a …

Public Speaking

3 Reasons People Blame You (Even When You're the Victim)

You might be the one who got hurt, but psychology is going to drive people to blame you rather than the one really at fault.<p>Much of the time, work teams achieve phenomenal success, thriving off each other's energy and ideas. But they don't have the phrase "office drama" for nothing, either. And …

Self-help

7 Facts About Psychopaths You Probably Didn’t Know

Psychopaths are everywhere. No really, they’re all over the place — on TV, in our favorite movies, in the office, or next to you on the subway. As …

Here’s why humans are wired to produce false memories

The recently released film The Sense of an Ending, adapted from Julian Barnes's Booker-winning novel, takes the second perspective. It explores the intriguing premise that our own views of our lives may be incomplete and even inaccurate. I research false memories, and so I was curious to see how …

How to Never Miss The Decisive Moment in Street Photography

Dear friend,<p>In life and street photography— we are given decisive moments. It is our choice whether to seize it or not.<p>Here are some ways you can …

Why Leaders Fail to Stop Bad Behavior

Imagine you were recently promoted at work. You now command a higher salary, lead more people and control more of the organization’s resources. As …

Psychology

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Keys to overcoming these roadblocks to wealth.<p>Our brains are not naturally wired to make the kinds of decisions that lead to long-term financial …

Personal Finance

This is How to Stop Dreaming and Start Doing

You’ve heard the same message from an early age.<p><i>“Think positive. Be optimistic. Look at the bright side of things.”</i><p>It’s repeated over and over again …

“Mirrors With Memories”: Why Did Victorians Take Pictures of Dead People?

“Secure the shadow, ere the substance fades.” That very early photographers’ slogan—introduced not long after Louis Daguerre announced his …

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

Death and the Daguerreotype: The Strange and Unsettling World of Victorian Photography

Victorian photography reveals obsession with immortality.<p>Having an eternal thirst for commemoration and remembrance, the 19th century was influenced by the Victorian obsession with spirituality and early photographic techniques. The introduction of the daguerreotype, a 19th century photography …

Art

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …