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Vitamin supplements are waste of money, say scientists

Vitamin supplements almost never have health benefits, are a waste of money and could even be harmful, a group of scientists said in a damning indictment of the industry.<p>Despite one in three Britons taking vitamins or mineral pills, evidence from studies of almost 500,000 people suggested that …

Want An Unconquerable Mind? Try Stoic Philosophy

Members of a brainy movement across the pond are reviving ancient stoic thought and coupling it with modern psychology to strengthen mental resilience. Their ideas hold fascinating promise for business and government leaders tackling global problems in a turbulent, post-recession slump.<p>This week, …

The Academic Paper That Explains Warren Buffett's Investment Success

Yes, of course we’d all like to know the secret of Warren Buffett’s incredible investment success at Berkshire Hathaway. For some it might be mere academic interest, for others a question of how to get some of that investment success. Fortunately, there’s a very good little academic paper that has …

How life in the digital fast lane has made us lose touch with our senses

Once self-driving cars become the norm, what will we do with all that extra time? When we can sit back and let the car take the strain, what will we do during that three-hour drive to the grandparents, or the 30-minute drive to work? The reality will be that, rather than seizing those precious …

The Power of Surrendering: Let Go of Control to Be Peaceful and Free

<b>“The reality is that tomorrow is most certainly uncertain and no matter how many expectations we form, tomorrow will come, tomorrow will go, and it</b> …

Having a Bad Day? 7 Ways to Lift Your Spirits

We’ve all had those days where we roll out of bed on the proverbial wrong side as just a glimmer of our normal bright and shiny selves. You know, …

Happiness

U.K. Wind Turbines Generate Record Power as Gas Plants Halt

Wind power in the U.K. rose to a record, leading operators from RWE AG to SSE Plc to halt more expensive gas-fired power generation plants.<p>Wind …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

The Synchronicity and Meditation Connection

Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., <i>Meditation for Health</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>You’re talking to a friend and there’s a pause in the conversation. You break the silence by …

How To Live To 102

Doctors say that healthy habits will help get you to age 85, but how to live beyond that remains a medical mystery. We interviewed people in their 100s to find out how they did it. (Pictured here: Daisy McFadden, 101.)

Top Ten Trends Of 2014 From World Economic Forum Underscore The Need For Cloud Security

Today the World Economic Forum (WEF) published their analysis of the Top Ten Trends Facing The World In 2014 based on insights gained from research completed with their Network of Global Agenda Councils. Every year the WEF forecasts the 10 biggest trends for the coming year, specifically looking at …

The 20 Best-Paying Jobs For People Persons

Are you a people person? Jobs expert Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., author of 150 Best Jobs for Your Skills, analyzed jobs and skills information provided by the Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network to find the best-paying jobs for workers with good social skills, which includes skills …

5 Gut Instincts You Don't Want to Ignore

5 Gut Instincts You Don’t Want to Ignore<p>Tina Williamson<p>Writer and creator of Mindfulmazing Read full profile<p>Instincts are not some weird mystical …

Self-improvement

Spacewatch: Swarm to study Earth's magnetism

The European Space Agency's GOCE gravity-mapping spacecraft finally fell from orbit very early on Tuesday morning GMT. As it disintegrated on re-entry into the atmosphere, its fireball was caught on camera from the Falklands Islands and any surviving debris probably fell harmlessly into the …

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …

The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things <i>are</i> crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you <i>also</i> have great …

Do you have a food intolerance?

Food allergy and food intolerance<p>Food intolerances are different to food allergies. An allergy elicits an acute, almost immediate reaction; the worst …

How To Get More Respect As A Manager

Are you a manager struggling to get the respect you deserve? You’re not alone. Plenty of employees in managerial positions have difficulty earning respect from their subordinates and colleagues. But if you find yourself in this situation, there are a few things you can and should do to improve …

How To Ensure Your Brand Story Stands The Test Of Time

It’s hard enough to survive the stress of building a company. It’s an even bigger challenge to make that company a leading brand within your industry. Becoming known locally, nationally, or even internationally as a trusted resource takes years of dedication, great press, and very few — if any — …

Can Social Technology Help Make You Happy?

<b>@giorodriguez: yes, but it depends on what you mean by “happy”</b><p>In a former life, I was a graduate student in psychology. It was at a time when the field was undergoing significant change. Exiting fast, and with great fanfare, were the talking therapies (the legacy of Freud and depth psychology). …

Professional Speakers And How To Work With Them: From Contract To Keynote

The phrase <i>professional speaker</i> has a curious ring to it. I know, because I am one (a professional speaker, not a curious ring). And when I tell this to people I meet, they sometimes respond along the lines of: <i>“You’re a professional speaker—do you get paid to breathe as well?”</i><p>Like modeling, …

How To Ace The 50 Most Common Interview Questions

I recently laid out the year’s most oddball interview questions. The Glassdoor list included queries from companies like Google, Bain & Co., and Amazon, which are notorious for their perplexing and unusual job interview questions.<p>In 2012, the search giant asked a candidate, “How many cows are in …

Toxic towns and poisoned rivers: a byproduct of industry for the rich

Parts of Argentina, Indonesia and Nigeria are among the top 10 most polluted places on the planet, according to a report by US and European environmental groups.<p>In these extraordinarily toxic places lifespans are short and disease runs rampant among millions of people who live and work there, often …

Soldier worship blinds Britain to the grim reality of war

With the official Remembrance Day ceremony closing in, and soldier worship about to hit its tedious annual peak, the public have been given an unexpected glimpse of war's unsanitised face. A Royal Marine has been convicted of murdering a wounded Afghan in his custody. Two marines were …

Iraq war inquiry blocked in bid to make Bush-Blair 'kick ass' memo public

Contents of key conversations between Tony Blair and a bellicose George W Bush, who declares he is ready to "kick ass", are thought to be among documents relating to the Iraq war that the government is withholding from publication.<p>It emerged this week that the Cabinet Office is resisting requests …

Explaining nuclear fusion: is it the way forward for cheap energy?

<b>The government has recently approved a new</b> <b>nuclear fission</b> <b>power station. But could nuclear fusion soon be a viable alternative? Professor Steve Cowley, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, the operator of the Jet fusion reactor, explains</b><p><b>What is fusion?</b><p>The most stable nucleus of an atom is a …

UK urged to maintain leadership on green issues on eve of Warsaw talks

The UK must continue to show leadership on green issues if crunch negotiations to tackle climate change are to be successful, Europe's climate chief has warned.<p>On the eve of crucial international talks in Warsaw on tackling climate change, deep rifts within the coalition over environmental …

How to Keep Going When Self-Doubt Creeps in: 3 Rules | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Having been a self-doubt sufferer for many years, it’s easy to imagine my life always being the same, doing the same old things and getting the same …