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10 Little Things to Remember When Life No Longer Excites You

Once upon a time, there was a girl who could do anything in the world she wanted. All she had to do was choose something and focus. So one day she …

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Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.<p>In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other …

Marcus Aurelius's Thoughts On Motivating Yourself to Get Out of Bed

We all have mornings where we want nothing more than to stay in our beds, warm and comfortable, all day. If you’re having a morning like that, stoic …

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8 Signs You'll Be Successful In Life (Though The Time Hasn't Come Yet)

Do you ever wonder whether you’ll achieve your goals and manage to build the life of your dreams? Do you catch yourself wondering whether your …

10 Ways entrepreneurs can defeat depression

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 87<p>In many ways entrepreneurs have it rough compared with people who choose to work for a company as an employee. …

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Just How Dangerous Is Alexa?

The "willing suspension of disbelief" is the idea that we (the audience, readers, viewers, content consumers) are willing to suspend judgment about the implausibility of the narrative for the quality of our own enjoyment. We do it all the time. Two-dimensional video on our screens is smaller than …

How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017

Neuroscience offers some handy hacks to learn faster, focus better, and make smarter decisions this year.<p>Resolutions are often an exercise in wishful thinking. People rarely keep them, mostly because they’re vague about their goals and don’t have a plan for following through. But that isn’t the …

Self-improvement

Amazon Scams On The Rise As Fraudulent Sellers Run Amok And Profit Big

“Sorry, I don’t have a Christmas present for you because I was scammed on Amazon.”<p>I had to say this multiple times this holiday season. Three items that I purchased from three different Amazon merchants were simply never shipped — the sellers took my money and vanished. While Amazon admitted the …

In The Market For A New Year's Resolution? Let Us Sell You Some Ideas

It's the most aspirational time of year, as people cast about for their resolutions — often resorting to the same old standbys they've tried, and abandoned, before.<p>This year, why not try something new? We happen to have a few suggestions on hand ...<p>For the Ads for Nicer Living project, NPR …

4 Ways You Can Build Up Your Belief While Hitting Rock Bottom

Happiness is a beautiful thing, but I guess you already found out, that everything worth having comes with some level of struggle and sacrifice. I …

9 tiny New Year's resolutions that will improve your life in a seriously big way

Every year, New Year’s Eve rolls around and we are bombarded with people talking about their New Year’s resolutions. Growing up it was so exciting to …

Neural network can create high-res images based on a text description

As far as artificial intelligence goes, 2016 has been the year of deep learning. Brain-inspired neural networks have received massive amounts of …

Amazon Alexa helpfully tries to give porn to a child

We're not exactly sure what this child is asking for when he says, "Alexa, play 'Digger digger,'" but we're almost positive it's not porn.<p>Regardless, …

Close Doesn't Count: Why You Need To Stop Fooling Yourself

Stop fooling yourself. Your brain is a powerful tool. And that’s exactly the reason you need to be careful that it’s actually working to help you.<p>I …

Self-Driving Cars Could Cause a Major Organ Shortage

Fewer vehicle-related fatalities means fewer organs to harvest for hospitals.<p>One of the most highly-lauded advantages of self-driving cars is that a world filled with interconnected autonomous vehicles will significantly reduce the number of traffic accidents and resulting deaths. But this comes …

Cathy O'Neil, author of 'Weapons of Math Destruction,' on the dark side of big data

Cathy O'Neil calls herself a data skeptic. A former hedge fund analyst with a PhD in mathematics from Harvard University, the Occupy Wall Street activist left finance after witnessing the damage wrought by faulty math in the wake of the housing crash.<p>In her latest book, "Weapons of Math …

Facebook and Google Have the Same Problem

Google's new Home smart speaker. Image source: Google.<p>Chatbots won't just live in your favorite messaging app. Soon, you may be speaking with them through a smart speaker.<p>In December, Google launched a system for developers to build chatbots that work with Google Assistant -- the artificial …

Satellite constellations could be poised to challenge the broadband industry

It's been more than a decade since a handful of ambitious entrepreneurs saw their plans to provide global telecommunications service through massive satellite constellations blow up, doomed by runaway costs.<p>Now, a new generation of satellite entrepreneurs is headed back to the launch pad. Backed by …

Want Clarity In 2017? Ask Yourself These 7 Questions

One of the best things we can do is look back before we make the first step forward into 2017.<p>When each year begins to wind down, most of us make special efforts to plan for the future. We create resolutions. We put up new calendars in our office. We write out a list of new goals for the …

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Are you ignoring your intuition? And why that's bad for you.

Are you ignoring your intuition? And why that’s bad for you.<p>Raymond December 30, 2016 no comments<p>Are you ignoring your intuition? And why that’s bad …

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An underdog of China's tech scene is taking on industry leaders with a $290 drone that fits in your pocket

They send a small silver aircraft with four propellers into the air 20 meters away. A minute later they bring it back. When the engineer approaches the drone, about the size of two bars of soap, it automatically moves backward. When the engineer moves back, the drone moves closer.<p>"This uses a …

This Device Lets You Charge Your Phone on the Go Using Your Body’s Own Energy

HandEnergy is an ingenious apple-sized device that charges your phone anytime, anywhere. But what really makes this thing special is the fact that it …

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

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Tim Ferriss: Billionaires Share These 5 Unusual Daily Habits

They build habits out of their core strengths.<p><i>What tactics do billionaires and world-stage performers use to get ahead? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Tim Ferriss, Author of #1 NYT/WSJ</b> …

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10 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You Mentally Stronger

Make next year about developing mental muscle.<p>When most people set out to become fitter in the New Year, they're thinking about physical fitness. In fact, getting in better physical shape tops the list of New Year's resolutions. According to a Nielson survey, 37% of people want to stay fit and …

Self-improvement

11 Life-Organizing Hacks & Tips That Can Help Even The Most Scatter-Brained Person

If my dad could sit you down and tell you, he'd let you know that I'm the most scatter-brained, disorganized, shockingly messy person to walk this …

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

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