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Intelligence, Sleep, and School Achievement

Source: Pixabay free images<p>Many factors contribute to children’s academic performance, including those related to the quality of instruction, the …

Achievement Gap

7 Email Problems, Solved

More people ask me about email management than about any other aspect of their online lives: whether it’s the challenge of coping with an overwhelming amount of email, or figuring out how email fits into the overall flow of our daily work, most people have some kind of email pain point. So I …

Productivity

If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work

“People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses,” according to an old saw. Our research suggests there’s truth behind this saying: bosses matter far more for employee job satisfaction than any other factor we measured. But what makes someone a great boss?<p>Studies of leaders often focus on their …

Employment
The White House

These Kids Turned Math Class Into Dance Class With a Catchy Song About Long Division

A math class in Jacksonville, Florida is taking learning to the next level with a song about long division that’s so catchy that students are dancing …

Mathematics

A Century After Its End, See 10 Photos From the Longest Battle of World War I

General Gouraud has gathered flags of all regiments of his army to salute a division who won battles in Verdun. 1916.<br>Photo12/UIG—Getty Images<p>1 of …

World History

The Ethics of Libido Manipulation

Source: Wikimedia commons<p>Recent research published by star sex researcher Nicole Prause, PhD. evokes a technological future where we will be able to …

World Health Organization
Africa

4 Ways to Make Yourself More Productive, According to an Expert

Ever needed to be productive… but you just don’t <i>feel</i> like it? And you literally end up negotiating with yourself in order to get things done?<p>I end up …

Adam Grant

A tiny wasp could save Christmas Island’s spectacular red crabs from crazy ants

In what could be the most closely scrutinised biological control project in Australia, a 2mm wasp is being released to control a deadly ant infestation<p>Have you heard the one about the wasp that kills the bug that feeds the ants that kill the crabs that keep the forests healthy on Christmas …

Zoology

Networking tips for graduate students

<i>Top tips to help you break in on the conversations at academic conferences.</i><p><b>Carolyn Beans, contributor</b><p>At my first academic conference I didn’t …

A Female Fap App

Tina Gong is developing HappyPlayTime, an app “that will teach female anatomy and provide lessons on masturbation techniques through a number of …

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes

In my new eBook, <i>365 Inspirational Quotes: Daily Motivation For Your Best Year Ever</i>, I share the quotations that have inspired me as I’ve launched my companies, written my books and raised my children. In the spirit of self motivation, here are my top 100 inspirational quotes.<p>1. Life is about making …

Times Have Changed. Your Resume Needs To Change, Too.

The professional resume is said to go back to five centuries ago, as yet another innovation by Leonardo da Vinci.<p>During our own lifetimes, it’s been a staple of the Age of Bureaucracy, designed to be a bland and standardized recitation of skills and work experiences. Unwritten rules have governed …

5 Things Highly Successful People Do To Stay Motivated

We’ve all been there. Something we worked hard for, put a lot of thought and effort into, didn’t go the way we’d hoped. A job, a promotion, a raise, assignment to a plum project.<p>What you do next is critical: response to failure and disappointment is one of the core differences between people who …

The six most excruciating interviews of all time

Today, Ginger Baker is probably responsible for more curled toes and tightened sphincters than anyone else alive. His Q&A with Michael Hann at the …

How To Land That Job When You Think You Can't

When candidates prepare for potential make-or-break interviews that could land them their dream job or a spot in their dream school, the checklist often reads like this: What do I wear? How do I differentiate myself from the other candidates? How should I react if the interviewers ask me a question …

The Art Of The Email Introduction: 10 Rules For Emailing Busy People

<b>Email is broken.</b> Do you know anyone who loves email? I don’t – it can be frustrating and it doesn’t scale well, and there aren’t enough hours in the day to process it all. But for many executives it’s the reality of how a lot of business gets done, and everyone has to deal with it and make the best …