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Gaslighting: How A Flicker Of Self-Doubt Warps Our Response To Sexual Harassment

When I was 16, I was sitting with my best friend in a park by the Connecticut River on a tumble of rocks. We hadn't seen anyone in the hour we'd been there. We were midconversation when my friend whispered, "There's a naked man over there." Sure enough, there was. A man, maybe in his 40s or 50s, …

Sexual Harassment

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning | Inc.com

<i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, serial entrepreneur, investor, and consultant, on Quora:</b><p><b>How do</b> …

War

Why Brain Scientists Are Still Obsessed With The Curious Case Of Phineas Gage

It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience.<p>In 1848, a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage was blowing up rocks to clear the way for a new rail line in Cavendish, Vt. He would drill a hole, place an explosive charge, then pack in sand using a …

The Brain

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big

Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body and removes waste and toxins, didn’t extend into the brain: This had been accepted wisdom for more than 300 years. “Nobody questioned that it stopped at …

Neuroscience

18 Reasons You Should Travel Solo in Your 20s

Nos.13 and 14 go hand in hand.<p>If you're toying with the idea of traveling solo, these 18 points might be able to convince you.<p><b>1.</b> <b>There's no time like the present.</b> Before the serious adulting kicks in (read: children, mortgages, marriage), now's your chance to travel and explore. Just imagine: It's …

New Zealand

Dublin pub decorates urinal with Donald Trump's portrait

A pub in Dublin has decorated its urinal with a portrait of Republican candidate Donald Trump.<p>Staff at the newly-opened Adelphi pub said that they hadn't received any complaints yet about the urinal's new look, but they would take it down if the Republican candidate were to be elected president in …

Ireland

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Why the Next Supreme Court Is Poised to Roll Back Gun Rights

Nuts like the NRA have advanced a radical interpretation of the Second Amendment for the past few decades, but politics and legal thinking signal a …

Stressed? Science Says Do These 3 Things Immediately | Inc.com

Advice for dealing with stress often boils down to clichés like, "Don't worry, be happy!" or, "Just stay positive." Don't get me wrong, there are some great resources that share how successful people tackle stress and awesome stress management apps to consider, but why not try lifestyle changes …

Self-improvement

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Rio De Janeiro

Tour Greece’s Abandoned Ghost Town Before it Slides Down a Mountain

In 2012, a landslide swept through the Greek city of Ropoto. While some of the buildings still stood, the foundations were destroyed, leaving the …

Europe

5 Ice Cream Sandwich Combos You Need to Try This Summer

I spend a fair amount of my time looking up recipes, reading cookbooks and testing out my own creations. The other day I saw this bomb fruity pebble ice cream sandwich on the Coolhaus Instagram and immediately had to recreate it for myself.<p>That got me thinking: what other amazing ice cream sandwich …

Ice Cream

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.<p>When bleeding from a traumatic injury begins, time is of the essence. VetiGel, a new plant-based gel …

Medicine

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

funded Brain Atlas Offers Clues to Psychiatric Disorders

A comprehensive three-dimensional atlas of the developing human brain that incorporates gene activity along with anatomical reference atlases and …

Study: Depression increases heart failure risk by 40%.

So it turns out depression can really break your heart. In a study of nearly 63,000 people in Norway researchers found that those with mild …

Setting Boundaries & Saying No… Nicely

It feels good to be the go-to guy or girl: the one that everyone comes to for solutions to their problems. When people smile at you and tell you, …

Self-help

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos

Photography

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Cotton Candy

I Followed My Own Productivity Advice for a Week. Here's What Happened

When you write about the way people work for a living, it affects the way <i>you</i> work. Having written hundreds of posts about productivity, it's started …

August secures $8M for its Yves Behar-designed smart lock

Your front door is about to get a lot smarter, prettier, and more-connected.<p>Back in May, home automation startup August announced the August smart lock, an inconspicuous but well-designed device developed in part by Jawbone’s Yves Behar. Bluetooth-enabled, the August smart lock lets owners send …

Paper meet Pencil: FiftyThree launches smart stylus for its iPad app

'Passive styli are just an attempt to make a better finger. What's the point of that?' asks US startup<p>What did some of the industrial design team behind Microsoft's Xbox console, Kinect controller, Zune media player and the never-launched Courier tablet do next?<p>They founded a startup called …

This is the goofiest face you will see all day

This is the goofiest face you will see all day.<p>Photo taken by Mark Amirault at the Service Dog Project, home of our Great Dane Puppy Cam.

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Women war workers - in pictures

How 'plucky' heroines of 1914-18 conflict seized chance to advance women's freedoms

Saudi Arabia Passes Domestic Abuse Ban For First Time

In a historic move, Saudi Arabia banned domestic abuse this week, outlawing any form of abuse at home or in the workplace.<p>The Council of Ministers' approval of the law Monday marks the first time the country has officially recognized domestic violence as a punishable crime. Offenders may face up to …