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5 signs your coworkers are toxic

Toxic people are all around us.<p>Some know that they are toxic while others have mastered the art of how to displace their dysfunctional behaviors onto those around them.<p>Typically they are very good at what they do and can often influence the most sound minded person to question their own motives and …

Self-help

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do.<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be …

As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common

Three years ago, Christina D’Ambrosio went to her first spin class, pedaling fast on a stationary bike to the rhythms of popular music as an instructor shouted motivation.<p>But Ms. D’Ambrosio, who exercises regularly, found the hourlong class was harder than she anticipated. By the end her legs were …

Dancing with the Stars

An essential guide to French jazz on vinyl

<b>No country in Europe has so successfully assimilated jazz into its musical history as France.</b><p>For many American jazz musicians, France was something …

Vinyl Records

How Do Our Students Learn? An Outline of a Cognitive Psychological Model for Information Literacy Instruction

Dani Brecher Cook (dani_cook@cuc.claremont.edu) Information Literacy and Learning Technologies Coordinator, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont …

All of Trump’s major executive actions so far

The new president is chipping away at Obama’s legacy, and he’s not waiting for Congress to do it.<p>President Donald Trump has spent his first days using his executive authority to rewrite American policy and undo a string of decisions made by former president Barack Obama. Here’s a running list of …

Four Ways to Visualize the Fretboard

Having a visual sense of the fretboard can help you navigate its entire length as well instantly articulate melodies and phrases when inspiration …

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be More Positive In 2017

2016 was full of negativity. Adopting these 10 habits can help guard against bringing that bad energy into the new year.<p>For a variety of reasons ranging from sorrow over the deaths of some beloved cultural icons to the bitter acrimony that characterized much of the political scene, a fair number of …

Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster | Tim Harford

We increasingly let computers fly planes and carry out security checks. Driverless cars are next. But is our reliance on automation dangerously diminishing our skills?<p>When a sleepy Marc Dubois walked into the cockpit of his own aeroplane, he was confronted with a scene of confusion. The plane was …

Automation

The demon on your chest and other terrifying tales of sleep paralysis

An unusual condition called sleep paralysis has been frightening people for centuries, and now a new review sums up the many creepy stories from different cultures that try to explain the episodes of waking up and being unable to move.<p>Cultural explanations that try to account for the terrifying …

The 4 Stages of Love (Explained By Neuroscience)

Julia floated up to me with a big smile, "Guess what?" she said.<p>"What?"<p>"I think I'm in love," she replied.<p>"That's great, but I didn't even know you …

Relationships

This new study is a sign of just how far we have to go to understand mental illness

This is good news. We know something about bipolar disorder that we didn't know a month ago: Childhood inflammation is a statistically significant risk factor for developing it later in life (though it's by no means a sure sign).<p>But this also points to a deeper issue with the study of mental …

Mental Health

Human-Robot Relationships Will Never Make the Leap From Sex to Love

If sex robots could love, would they even be robots at all?<p>Could a robot designed as a sexual companion ever feel something like love for me? And could I, as a human with emotional intelligence, ever feel love for it? These questions challenge our definition of love, but they also challenge our …

A Guide to the Buzziest New Books of Fall

Despite what Hollywood would have us believe, the failure to act can be just as dramatic as action itself. Decisions to do ­nothing—not to fight, not to run for help, not to reveal one’s true desires—turn the wheels of some of fall’s buzziest books. In the brilliantly funny, stealthily …

Best Nigerian Blog

Kristine: “Why haven’t you been to your house for two weeks and why have you decided not to return my calls?” She asked Kingsley immediately his …

Here’s How You Can Get a Flight to Europe for $150

If you’re already thinking about how you’re going to spend your time away from the office this holiday season, please allow us to offer up a few suggestions: Why not catch a show in London’s West End or take a wander along the picturesque canals of Amsterdam? Or maybe spend a few days totally …

Would you let an algorithm manage your relationships?

There are few aspects of our lives that are not influenced by algorithms. But would you let one manage your relationships with other humans?<p>“I had this everyday feeling – stress about not properly articulating my emotions in my emails to people,” artist and writer Joanne McNeil tells me over the …

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

Is ‘grit’ overrated in explaining student success? Harvard researchers have a new theory.

By Jeffrey J. Selingo<p>The concept of “grit” is perhaps the hottest trend in education circles these days, the idea that students who have a certain fire in their belly outperform those with high IQ or natural talent. Just this month, a book with the same name rose to the top of the bestsellers list, …

Self-improvement

5 psychological tips for reading people more accurately

Psychology

Do our genes ‘remember’ pain? Scientists suspect they might.

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>You pulled a muscle in your back carrying groceries, took a shot to the shin in flag football or suffer from fibromyalgia. But it’s months later, and the lower back still aches, the leg still throbs, the body remains tender to the slightest insult. Welcome to the club of …

Atoms

There's a Way to Test if Immortality Is Real: Lock Yourself in a Room With a Nuke

Don't try this at home.<p>Oh, quantum physics. Just when we think we've got you all figured out with your Schrödinger's cat experiment and your hologram …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs' | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Tina Fey's idea of a perfect day (Hint: It involves sweatpants)

On Oscar night last month, Tina Fey hosted an exclusive, intimate viewing party at her New York home. That is, exclusive and intimate, Fey-style: "It was sweatpants-mandatory," she said in a phone interview two days after the ceremony, "because I was so thrilled to not be in a gown, anywhere."<p>Fey, …

The Power Of Genes, And The Line Between Biology And Destiny

As researchers work to understand the human genome, many questions remain, including, perhaps, the most fundamental: Just how much of the human experience is determined before we are already born, by our genes, and how much is dependent upon external environmental factors?<p>Oncologist Siddhartha …

U.S. government hacked; feds think China is the culprit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

DNA Reveals How Darwin's Finches Evolved

A study finds that a gene that helps form human faces also shapes the beaks of the famously varied Galápagos finches.<p>Wide, slender, pointed, blunt: The many flavors of beak sported by the finches that flit about the remote Galápagos Islands were an important clue to Darwin that species might change …

New physics model shows universe might have existed forever

A new physics model suggests that the universe may have existed forever, with no beginning or end. Current latest trending Philippine headlines on …