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New Study Shows That Fish Really Is Brain Food

Everyone has heard that eating fish is good for the brain. This notion goes back at least a century; the famous humorist and novelist P.G. Wodehouse often mentioned it in his books. In one scene, after Jeeves (the butler) describes a clever scheme to escape a ticklish problem, Bertie Wooster reacts:<p>…

Research

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

What’s the fastest way to sharpen an image in Adobe Photoshop? Chelsea Northrup has the solution—and it doesn’t involve the “Sharpen” tool:<p>The trick …

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

7 Nutrients (Besides Fiber and Protein!) That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Vitamin C</b><br>To turbo-charge iron's energizing superpowers pair it with some vitamin C. That vitamin helps your body use the hard-to-absorb type of iron found in fruits and veggies, says Cording. Besides that, vitamin C's an antioxidant, which means it promotes optimal cell function. "It signals to …

Will Human Beings Ever Reach 'Earth 2.0'?

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered, a place with just enough sunlight to possibly support the crops and house plants of life forms like ourselves.<p>But don't pack your bags just yet. While the planet might seem like a tantalizing target for NASA's next mission, it's extremely …

Universe

The Plan to 3D Print a Steel Bridge in Mid-Air

In two years, a one-of-a-kind construction project will commence over a canal in Amsterdam. It won’t involve any humans at all, but rather, a …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Neo smartpen N2 instantaneously sends handwritten words and doodles to its iOS/Android app

Today, NeoLAB officially launched its Neo smartpen N2 following a wildly successful Kickstart campaign that raised more than over $350,000. Even more impressive is that the original goal was just $20,000. After selling some 2,500 pens during the initial round of crowdfunding, those that missed out …

Apps

Sorry, Millennials, We're Out of the Jobs You Want

Millennials don't want to work in sales, reports the Wall Street Journal. They think it's exploitative. They also hate the idea of variable …

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

Shopping

How to Prepare For Unemployment While You Still Have a Job

As Amanda Reaume writes in an article up at ABC News, losing your job isn't always a shocking development:<p>"For most people, getting fired or laid off …

Employment

Muhammad Ali's Best Productivity Tricks

Muhammad Ali is certainly best known as a boxer, but he's also an incredibly productive, inspirational person. He's done a lot done in his life, so …

The Best Science Books of 2014

There's no better way to learn about science than by reading a book that makes it relevant to your everyday life. That's why 2014's best science …

Take Your Networking to the Next Level By Creating Social Ecosystems

We've all been told time and time again how important it is to build our personal and professional networks by meeting new people. According to Olga …

How to Answer Anecdotal Interview Questions

You've reviewed your resume, practiced your elevator pitch, and feel ready for your job interview. But when the interviewer says, "Tell me about a …

Employment

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

How to Better Retain Information from Books, Articles, and More

Although we can learn a lot of great information from books, articles, interviews, and conversations, we naturally forget a lot of it. Create a …

How to Develop Your Charisma and Become More Likable

It may seem like some people are born likable, but everyone is capable of developing charisma. No matter your personality, there are certain traits …

The Book Of Strange New Things Will Blow You Away

Michael Faber's new novel <i>The Book of Strange New Things</i> pulls a neat trick. At first, you think it's going to be about a human trying to explain our …

Faber

Impress Your Friends With Your Super Powers (Of Applied Physics)

These parlor tricks were published by Hugo Gernsback back in the 1920s, but they've been around forever.<p>They really do work and can be totally …

This is how professional designers create their logos

Yesterday we saw here that famous logos can have hidden meanings, almost like easter eggs designers use to enrich them. But how do those logos come …

How to Future Proof Your Career with the Skills That Matter

The job market can be scary, but with skills that stand the test of time, you can increase your odds of staying employed. Here's how to find and …

Employment

What Happens in Your Body During a "Cleanse" or "Detox"

Juice cleanses, colon cleanses, fruit detoxes, sugar detoxes—we've all seen these things, but do they actually work? What are they supposed to do? …

What Items Pay for Themselves Over Time?

You shouldn't justify a frivolous purchase by calling it an "investment." On the other hand, some items <i>do</i> end up saving you money over time, making …

Personal Finance

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

The Benghazi Scandal Just Got Very Interesting Again

CNN's Jake Tapper reports that two CIA contractors present at the Benghazi attacks have called a recent House Intelligence Committee report on the subject "full of inaccuracies."<p>John Tiegen and Kris Paronto, two contractors who were eyewitnesses to the attack, have issued a statement detailing 13 …