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This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

Language

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

What Men Want: 7 Traits Men Look For In The Lady Of Their Dreams

Ad failed to load<p>For years, we've talked about finding the <i>right</i> woman <i>-- s</i>omeone we can ride the waves of life with, who will stand by our side for …

Relationships

This Is What It Really Means To Be A Mature Person, Because It’s SO Much More Than Just Your Age

Maturity is not a number you reach at the beginning of your 20th or 30th or 40th birthday month. It’s not a badge of honor you receive having …

These 10 Thought-Provoking Documentaries on HBO Go Are Actually Worth Your Time

We know it sounds counterintuitive: Sit on your couch and stream these films to gain greater insight into the state of the world. While traveling is …

National Security Advisor

The One Odd Trait Most Successful People Have That Is Often Confused For A Weakness

Pain moves us. Comfort keeps us still.<p>This is why people color their hair or move to Costa Rica right after a breakup. It’s why people find the courage to start their own businesses only after they’ve been let go or burned by their old job. It is also why people find it so hard to initiate change …

Self-improvement

5 Things You Should Do in the Morning to Build Momentum for the Entire Day

Your top priority is to prepare your mind to react with kindness, intelligence and authenticity.<p>Because everybody's so individual, there's more than one morning routine that can achieve fabulous outcomes--don't feel like you have to follow Elon Musk or Tim Cook. Still, there are a few activities …

Tim Cook

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

5 Things You Never Knew About Paris

What can you say about Paris that hasn’t already been said? Yes, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Of course, the Louvre and Champs-Élysées are spectacular. But what about the hidden gems concealed within the City of Love? We’re giving you the inside scoop on …

France

You Can Do Hard Things

As a highly sensitive person, I get uncomfortable very easily. I get uncomfortable when it’s too cold or hot. In fact, I can’t think when I’m …

Self-help

Hate public speaking? This $23 course can help change that.

If you clicked on this story, you probably have a paralyzing fear of public speaking. It's okay; you're not alone.<p><i>Forbes</i> once reported that 10 …

Public Speaking

Wowza — This Victoria's Secret Model's Cheeky One-Piece Isn't For the Faint of Heart

Lais Ribeiro knows what swimsuits to pack for a relaxing vacation. The Victoria's Secret Angel posted some pictures of her dreamy Miami trip, and we wished we were there. The model, who walked down the 2017 VS runway while wearing the brand's $2-million Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra, showed off her …

Candice Swanepoel

How To Live Life

• <b>Educate yourself until the day you die.</b> – The time and energy you invest in your education will change your life. You are a product of what you know. …

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

The 7 Habits of Truly Genuine People

We tend to value "genuine" people and think poorly of those whom we perceive as being "fake"—but why is that? After all, what motivates "fakeness" is …

16 Audio Books That Will Improve The Way You Live, Work And Love

If there's an area in your life that could do with some improvement, a good audio book might be able to steer you in the right direction. Best of …

Self-improvement

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

8 Surprising Things Your Physical Appearance Says About You

Psychology is weird.<p>Everybody judges.<p>Within a few seconds of seeing someone - whether it's on a date or at the grocery store - we decide a number of …

Psychology

13 people and movies that don't deserve their Oscar nominations this year — sorry

Oscars are supposed to reward quality. But the Academy of Arts and Sciences — which gives out the awards — gets it wrong all the time.<p>Remember when "Crash" won best picture in 2005? Or when "Suicide Squad" won an Oscar (for best makeup and hairstyling) just last year? Oscar history is filled with …

The 10 most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2018

The world's most expensive cities to live in have been revealed in a major survey of almost 300 population hubs.<p>The destinations are named in the 14th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey: 2018.<p>It analysed 293 metropolitan housing markets in nine countries — Australia, …

Housing

27 Comics That Perfectly Sum Up Being A Woman In Your Twenties

Does anyone even know how long you can go without washing your bra?

Extreme Sports

7 Struggles Only the Rarest Myers-Briggs Personality Type Will Understand

Of all the personalities in the Myers-Briggs typology, INFJ is the rarest, making up only one percent of the entire population. And just like anything else in nature, being hard to come by makes this personality type extra special. INFJs are highly intuitive, introverted feelers with strong value …

16 Inspiring Prints That Will Motivate You to Live Your Best Life in 2018 — All From Etsy

We could all use a little motivation every once in a while. If you want to start 2018 on a positive and productive note, we have the perfect items to help you along. We gathered all of our favorite inspirational prints on Etsy that you can hang in your home. They are incredibly affordable and will …

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

This Is How Countries Get Their Names

If you tell your friends you’re planning a visit to <i>Vitalia</i>, they’ll probably think you’re heading to some new spa for a week of pampering. Or you …

Costa Rica

Cozy Hygge Bedtime Rituals To Try Tonight

After a hectic day, most of us just fall into bed without decompressing, only to start another busy day the following morning. What if we changed …

15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

Books

What's the Difference Between a Lake and a Pond?

Around 71 percent of the Earth's surface is covered in water, which is why geographers have coined so many names to describe the forms it takes. But …