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How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

Keep Your Content On-Strategy With This Single Statement [Templates]

A lot of my clients and workshop attendees tell me that they don’t have a clear idea of what they hope to accomplish with their content. Or if they …

Computer scientists invented a way to turn your skin into a mobile touch pad

The latest in touch-screen technology involves the use of your own skin.<p>According to Reuters, a new product called iSkin uses silicon rubber and pressure-sensitive sensors to create an elastic film. When iSkin is combined with a medical-grade adhesive the electronic skin can be painlessly attached …

Computer Science

Ras Labs Is Testing Futuristic Muscle Material That Could Make Robots Feel More Human

Synthetics startup Ras Labs is working with the International Space Station to test “smart materials” that contract like living tissue. These “electroactive” materials can expand, contract and conform to our limbs just like human muscles when a current moves through them – and they could be used to …

Space

This Intelligent Mirror Can Diagnose Everything Wrong With You From Your Reflection

This mirror has sensors that go beyond skin deep to find out how healthy you really are.<p>The Wize Mirror knows if you’ve been drinking too much or eating foods you shouldn’t. It can sense if you’ve got high cholesterol or are on the way to getting diabetes. And it does all of this without ever …

The 9 Essential Elements of any Content Marketing Strategy

According to a study by Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs, only 38% of B2B companies think their content marketing is effective. The …

35 Tactics To Improve Your 2015 Content Marketing

10 Big 2015 Content Marketing Predictions<p>As we enter 2015, content marketing moves beyond a strategy to supplement your marketing to an integral part …

How To Plan + Build A Successful Content Marketing Strategy - Insights

Did you know that every day on the internet:<p>There are 4.75 billion pieces of content shared<br>• There are 1.8 billion photos uploaded<br>• There are 700 million …

Marketing

The Way of Coffee: Japan Brews Up Its Own Unique Culture

After a particularly long day of listening to atomic bomb survivor testimony for my Fulbright research, I turned to my translator Kanade who already knew what I was going to ask. We needed to go for coffee.<p>Having spent the previous year in Rwanda living in a Youth Village for vulnerable teens, I …

Pancake Recipes For All Your Breakfast Needs

YUM.<p>There are a few foods that make us swoon, but pancakes are definitely one of them. Despite their simplicity -- they're made with nothing more than common items we have stored in our pantry -- they bring us happiness like only the most perfect of foods can (such as chocolatey brownies and …

11 Recipes To Fall in Love With Feta this Fall - Chowhound

Unless you’re Greek you probably don’t have a passionate opinion about feta. In Greece, feta is the Brad Pitt of the cheese world. From breakfast to …

The eureka moment (and nine other creativity myths)

If you build a better mousetrap, the world will come to your door. Usually, the builder of that proverbial mousetrap is a lone genius, working apart from others, and the breakthrough idea likely will float out in a sudden, eureka moment. Better mousetraps are more likely to come if the inventor …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, According to Science

Chocolate chip cookies seem simple: butter and sugar, beaten with eggs and then dry ingredients. But they're easy to mess up due to under mixed dough, too hot an oven, too much sugar, not enough liquid, or too much flour. Eater's food science friends at ChefsSteps in Seattle have perfected a recipe …

Pamela Anderson's 'Sensual Vegan' Cooking Show Is All Euphemisms and Cleavage

With some veggies sprinkled in.<p>Pamela Anderson, the bodacious actress that first caught America's attention on <i>Baywatch</i>, has debuted a meat- and dairy-free cooking show called the <i>Sensual Vegan</i>. Because if Mariah Carey can have her own cooking show, why shouldn't this blonde bombshell? Anderson's …

Pamela Anderson

The Hilarious Details About Mariah Carey's Cooking Show Will Make You Love Her

Mariah's co-host Bryan Safi reveals the behind-the-scenes details about their Funny or Die video.<p>This week, Mariah Carey begins her residency in Las …

Creative Artist's Instagram Feed Forms One Endless Work of Colorful Art

Artist Micah Milner has transformed his Instagram feed into a never-ending, continuous scroll of designs that revolve around pop culture. Rather than prompting you to click through to each individual image, Milner makes the overview of his portfolio the art itself. As you scroll through Milner's …

Art

What Muslims around the world eat to break their fast during Ramadan

Iftar—a fast-breaking meal— is a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan.<p>A traditional Iftar menu comprises fruits, juice, milk, dates and water. The belief is that Prophet Mohammad ate three dates when he broke his fast.<p>However, meals tend to vary from one place to another. For instance, in …

Islam

10 Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetables Every Day

The love of vegetables can be deceptive. Even though I adore Brussels sprouts and kale, I recently realized with a jolt of surprise that I don't eat …

Human brain subliminally judges 'trustworthiness' of faces

The human brain can judge the apparent trustworthiness of a face from a glimpse so fleeting, the person has no idea they have seen it, scientists claim.<p>Researchers in the US found that brain activity changed in response to how trustworthy a face appeared to be when the face in question had not been …

Crowdsourcing for Cognitive Science – The Utility of Smartphones

Abstract<p>By 2015, there will be an estimated two billion smartphone users worldwide. This technology presents exciting opportunities for cognitive …

Do We Choose Our Friends Because They Share Our Genes?

People often talk about how their friends feel like family. Well, there's some new research out that suggests there's more to that than just a feeling. People appear to be more like their friends genetically than they are to strangers, the research found.<p>"The striking thing here is that friends are …

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