Aaron Graham

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Tim Ferriss follows the same routine every morning to maximize his productivity

Over the past 10 years, Tim Ferriss has interviewed hundreds of professionals at the tops of their fields.<p>He's learned their best practices, tried them himself, and then passed on his favorites to his audience.<p>One of the questions he's asked each of his podcast interview subjects is "What does your …

New year, new voices: four debut novels that should be on your 2017 reading list

Orlando Bird picks some superb debut novels, which flit from Sixties campus radicals to spoilt brats in Rio de Janeiro<p>New year, new fiction – and the biggest noises are coming from the other side of the Atlantic. No surprises there, you might think, with a weary shrug. (In 2016, they were over …

Two Easy Ways To Rewire Your Brain To Be More Productive

Until technology catches up with a solution to fix our productivity problems, you can use brain science to get more done.<p>“Our brains and bodies, which functioned perfectly for us up until the 20th century, can no longer keep up,” says Harvard scientist David Bach, founder of the Platypus Institute, …

The Brain

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

Management practices to avoid: A case study

Over the holidays, I spent some time reflecting on both good and bad management practices among clients that I served last year. As I thought about …

Leadership

There are 76,000 secret categories hidden in Netflix — here's how to see all of them

Netflix has over 76,000 categories of TV shows and movies, but you may never see most of these when you're browsing around for something new to watch. Fortunately, there are a few simple hacks that let you do a deeper dive into the streaming service.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

How dropping acid saved my life

When writer Ayelet Waldman fell into depression she started microdosing with LSD. She tells Rachel Cooke about her extraordinary experiment with acid<p>Some time ago – for reasons that will become apparent I am not allowed to say when, exactly – the American writer Ayelet Waldman scored some LSD. She …

Lsd

Climate Change And The Astrobiology Of The Anthropocene

You can't solve a problem until you understand it. When it comes to climate change, on a fundamental level we don't really understand the problem.<p>For some time now, I've been writing about the need to broaden our thinking about climate. That includes our role in changing it — and the profound …

Big History

Neil deGrasse Tyson's 6 favorite books

I have aspired to write a book as influential to others as this book was to me. I read it in ninth grade, and it did what Gamow, a nuclear physicist, …

8 things we keep buying that are killing the planet

Most of us try to reduce our carbon footprint by recycling, flipping off the lights when we leave a room, and weatherproofing our homes. And while those are all important efforts, we sometimes forget that the biggest environmental impact we can make happens at the cash register.<p>As we strive to …

Sustainability

11 horrible body-language habits that are hard to quit but you'll be glad you did

It's a cliché, but it's true. That's why body language is such a crucial part of communicating. The way you act can warp the entire meaning of what you're saying.<p>That being said, bad body-language habits are the often hardest habits to break. We become so accustomed to slouching, averting our eyes, …

An Expert Explains Why You Feel So Lonely All the Time

Failing to connect with other people can seriously screw with your dopamine reward system, says psychiatrist Amy Banks.<p>We're living in what you might call an epidemic of loneliness. Recent research has shown that many of the people we feel close to probably don't reciprocate the feeling. Millions …

Relationships

A Brief History of Microdosing

Hundreds of people say taking barely perceptible doses of hallucinogens has helped them but there still hasn't been a major scientific trial.<p>James Fadiman's inbox is stuffed with hundreds of emails from people describing how they've conquered anxiety or depression or even things like cluster …

How the Brain Processes Language on Acid Is a Trip

A new study found that LSD's activation of semantic pathways has implications for creativity and psychedelic therapy.<p>The Beatles' <i>Revolver</i>. Steve Jobs' innovations in developing Apple. A Canadian architect's quest to design an "ideal mental hospital".<p>Lysergic acid diethylamide, colloquially known as …

Consciousness

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Major US renting markets are starting to crumble

No one was prepared for this. The slowdown started a year ago when the resale inventory began to balloon. According to a new report by Integra Realty Resources for the Miami Downtown Development Authority, in May listings soared 58% from two years ago, to about 3,000 units, while monthly sales …

To cut pollution, old-school sailing boats are taking on diesel megaships

Amid the dozens of cargo ships now steering through the North Sea, one vessel stands apart: the Avontuur, a 144-foot-long schooner powered only by …

How eco-friendly are electric cars? | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 04.08.2017

Dieselgate has many people turning to electric vehicles as a more environmentally friendly option. But in some respects, e-cars can be just as bad …

Autos

Environmental records shattered as climate change 'plays out before us'

Temperatures, sea levels and carbon dioxide all hit milestones amid extreme weather in 2015, major international ‘state of the climate’ report finds<p>The world is careening towards an environment never experienced before by humans, with the temperature of the air and oceans breaking records, sea …

Climate Change

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

Chernobyl site could be rebuilt as a massive solar farm

A new proposal from the Ukrainian government hopes to turn part of the wasteland around the world's largest nuclear disaster into a 60 square km solar and renewable energy park. As <i>the Guardian</i> reports today, the Ukraine is currently seeking funding to transform unused -- and dangerously radioactive …

Jimi Hendrix’s Last Stand

Madness and magic behind the scenes at the legendary Isle of Wight rock festival<p><b>By Ray and Caroline Foulk</b><p><i>The U.K.’s Isle of Wight Festival of 1969</i> …

NPR Music's 30 Favorite Albums Of 2016 (So Far)

Do we even need July through December? For a year just reaching its midpoint, 2016 has already been the most. Heartbreaking, surprising, idiotic, ecstatic, life-giving, exhausting. With apologies to whatever happened in the first week of January, the wild mood swings of the last six months started …

Queen of Cartels: most famous female leader of Mexico's underworld speaks out

Released from prison, Sandra Ávila Beltrán gives her first interview in almost a decade and recalls life inside the upper echelons of the Mexican drug world<p>Inside the front door of Sandra Ávila Beltrán’s home is an altar and lit candles that form a crowded shrine to her first husband (riddled by …

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

Procrastination

The History of the Universe Is Written on the Ocean Floor

Sediments from the bottom of the sea preserve a record of exploding stars—including some that may have changed Earth’s climate, and led to the rise of humans.<p>About 2 million years ago, a star roughly 325 light years away from our sun—pretty close, as cosmic things go—gave up the ghost. Its fuel …

Universe