Başak

309 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1,007 Likes | 16 Following | 25 Followers | @basakphlvntrk | Keep up with Başak on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Başak ”

Go to the Largest Tribal Gathering in the World

Here is the perfect opportunity to uncover the mystery behind isolated Papua New Guinea.<p>In the small island country of Papua New Guinea, adhering to tradition isn’t quite the challenge that many countries face. Tradition permeates their way of life, from the rural inland villages of Goroka and …

Papua New Guinea

The Dark Side of Resilience

Resilience, defined as the psychological capacity to adapt to stressful circumstances and to bounce back from adverse events, is a highly sought-after personality trait in the modern workplace. As Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant argue in their recent book, we can think of resilience as a sort of …

4 Ways to Create a Powerful Morning Routine

Start by waking up two hours earlier than usual. Yes, we know; that sounds awful. But try it. It just might click for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important things that you can do to ensure that you have a positive and successful day is to become …

Elektroaktif Bakterilerle Su Arıtan Sistemler Kurulmaya Başlandı

iMETland adlı araştırma merkezi atık suların çevreye en uygun şekilde arıtılması için çalışmalara başladı. Bu proje ile binlerce şehre büyük katkı …

Power can literally go to your head by damaging your brain, according to psychological research

An article in The Atlantic reports the work of Dacher Keltner, a psychology professor at Berkeley, University of California. After several years of lab and field experiments, Keltner found that people in powerful positions acted more impulsively, were less risk-aware, and were less able to see …

Sparkly Meteors and 7 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in July

Gas giants take center stage among the best sky shows this month.<p>The Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower promises to add some glitter to the night sky in July, with as many as 25 meteors per hour during its peak.<p>The night skies will also showcase two of the largest planets in the solar system this …

Astronomy

Tracing Human History: The Stone Age to the Middle Ages

Explore the Great Cultures of Early Civilization<p>Archaeologists study humans and human behaviors. The data they produce helps us understand the past, …

Want To Be Successful? Break These Ten Bad Habits

Dear Liz,<p>I graduated with my MBA in December and was lucky enough to get hired in February.<p>I’m excited about my job, which is going well so far.<p>Little by little I’m learning the job description. I feel more confident every week.<p>I want to use this job as a springboard to a more responsible position …

Employment

Coral Reefs Could Be Gone in 30 Years

World Heritage reefs will die of heat stress unless global warming is curbed, a new UN study finds.<p>The world’s coral reefs, from the Great Barrier Reef off Australia to the Seychelles off East Africa, are in grave danger of dying out completely by mid-century unless carbon emissions are reduced …

Climate Change

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

4 Money Habits That Separate Building Wealth From Just Making a Living

Have a paycheck? Now a side gig and a plan are all you need to (gradually) get rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to getting rich, many of us assume it means getting an upscale job with a hefty paycheck. We daydream about how we’ll drive a cool car or …

Skill Alignment: That's What Really Counts For Today's Ambitious Professional

Today’s employment environment is challenging. That’s not a euphemism; it’s just extremely tough to stand out in an age of mass media, citizen journalism and with an ever-growing number of people determined to put themselves ‘out there’.<p>Inevitably, the ‘why buy?’ question lies behind every decision …

London Business School

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Happiness

3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Whether you’re tempted to give in to that craving for a cupcake, or you’re about to give up on your goals, perseverance isn’t easy. But before you blame your lack of God-given willpower and before you make an excuse for your less than stellar performance, consider this; it only takes a few minutes …

Self-help

7 books you can finish in a long weekend that will make you a more well-rounded person

The first day back at work after a holiday weekend is a great time to brag to colleagues about all the awesome things you did.<p>Here's one idea: "I read an entire book and learned these super cool facts ..."<p>You won't be fibbing, either.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up seven books you can get …

Ten Job Search Moves That Make You Look Unprofessional

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a corporate recruiter for an events management company.<p>Our culture is very important to us and we try hard to hire people who are awake, alert and on their game.<p>That’s why I was dismayed last week when a candidate (“Ashley”) I’ve been corresponding with for a few days started replying …

Employment

Five Good Answers To The Question 'What's Your Greatest Strength?'

Dear Liz,<p>I am job-hunting. I don’t mind going on job interviews. I usually feel like I do pretty well, but I have trouble with the question “What’s your greatest strength?”<p>I don’t like talking about myself. I hate to brag. I can just imagine that every interviewer who asks a job-seeker “What’s your …

Employment

New Study May Explain Why A Simpler Lifestyle Creates A Feeling Of Well-Being

Minimalism, downsizing, tiny houses. Experiences above objects. Decluttering and simplifying your lifestyle. Over the past few years the idea that the road to happiness may actually be paved with less, not more, has become a first-world obsession for millions of people around the globe.<p>Anyone who’s …

Research

Digging Up Troy | Eric H. Cline

Amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was wandering around an ancient mound in northwestern Turkey one morning in May 1873, observing his …

This May Be the Oldest Known Sign of Life on Earth

Found embedded in crystal, the structures seem to be fossils formed around hydrothermal vents as much as 4.28 billion years ago.<p>Stalks of iron-rich minerals, each a fraction the size of an eyelash, may be evidence of the earliest life-forms to inhabit the newborn planet Earth. The tiny hematite …

Depression Makes You Better

Would you say you're a good judge of character? Do you have a great memory? Not easily tricked? Can you clearly and persuasively express yourself in writing? Congratulations, you're probably a depressed sack of shit!<p>Would you say you’re a good judge of character? Do you have a great memory? Not …

There Are Organic Molecules on the Dwarf Planet Ceres

That could tell us something really interesting about Earth.<p>Scientists have just found organic molecules on the Ceres, the dwarf planet hidden in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. The find is particularly exciting because this is the very first, unambiguous detection of organic molecules …

8 human weaknesses that threaten to wreck your wealth

Even the savviest of us make mistakes with investing – trading too often, refusing to sell losing stocks or chasing past performance. These errors, and many more, are common among investors.<p>But psychologists and behavioural experts say many of them are deeply rooted in human nature, making them …

Investing

The Views of Jupiter You Won't Find in a Textbook

NASA spacecraft Juno is providing a fresh look at the gas giant since settling into its orbit last summer.<p>Imagine Jupiter as it’s usually depicted: a bulbous marble, with alternating bands of reds, oranges, yellows, and creams, a few wisps of blue and green, and that unmistakable round spot just …

A Psychologist Finally Explains Why You Hate Teamwork So Much

It’s partly your personality, and partly the role that you’re trying to shoehorn it into.<p>There’s no way around it: Every significant human accomplishment is the result of coordinated group behavior–people working together to achieve a common goal. Of course, that reality doesn’t change the fact …

Earth’s magnetic poles may be poised to flip

Article by Phil Livermore, Associate Professor of geophysics, University of Leeds and Jon Mound, Associate Professor of Geophysics, University of …

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

Weak exports seen crimping U.S fourth-quarter economic growth

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter as a plunge in shipments of soybeans weighed on exports, but steady consumer spending and rising business investment pointed to sustained strength in domestic demand.<p>Gross domestic product increased at a 1.9 percent …

Economy

Star turn: tricks of the brain on seeing the night sky

The nights may be getting shorter, but it’s still the perfect time of year for a spot of star gazing. The neurobiology of low light vision suggests this isn’t a pastime to be rushed – be patient. Stepping outside for a couple of minutes isn’t enough. The longer you look up at the sky, the better …

The Brain

Debunking "Black Swan" Events of 2016

We’ve seen a number of outlier events in 2016, but the experts predicted them poorly and are labeling them “black swans.” According to Nassim Taleb, black swan events are: highly unexpected for a given observer, carry large consequences, and are subjected to ex-post rationalization.<p>From Trump …

Leicester City FC