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21 Executives Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed

Being intentional about simple routines makes all the difference.<p>The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know …

How to Transition into a Relationship When You’re Used to Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise, and you get …

Porn on demand, dating apps and nonstop Internet commerce: Technology is ruining our sex lives

<b>(bowie15 via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Now that we watch porn on phones and swipe right for love, it’s no wonder men act like entitled customers in bed<p>Winsome Brown<p>November 30, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>A friend of mine is a cabinet maker here in New York City. A few weeks ago, he was installing cabinets in a luxury …

Why Personal Development Is Critical for Entrepreneurs

What you become in life is infinitely more important than anything you might get.<p>There are only two reasons we consciously, actively seek to change ourselves. Inspiration is one, and desperation is the other.<p>According to the late <b>Jim Rohn</b>, entrepreneur and inspirational speaker, we also need to …

Absurdly hot October as Earth sets 8th heat record this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even in a record-breaking hot year for Earth, October stood out as absurdly warm.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Global Warming

17 Impossibly Easy Kitchen DIYs That Only Look Expensive

Cheap never looked this good.

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

Anger Management

California Wildfires Are Abrupt Climate Change, Ecological Collapse

California is collapsing ecologically<p>It’s OK America, pop pills and watch TV. Don’t worry about abrupt climate change, environmental collapse, or …

Once a fetid mess, now serene wetland: NYC waters transform

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid the crammed concrete and steel of Brooklyn, a ribbon of clear water stretches out into a vast bay. Tall grass rustles along the undulating shoreline, where bursts of golden flowers, pines and cacti flourish in the soft sand.<p>"This is what would have been here pre-us. …

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<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>We are all beautiful human beings here in this world …

Vital information could be lost in 'digital dark age' warns professor

Paper archives are vital to prevent information stored on computers becoming inaccessible because of out-dated formats<p>The world faces an information 'dark age' because so much information is stored digitally, the former president of the Royal Society for Chemistry as warned.<p>Professor David Garner …

Humanities

3 Secrets to Building Your Mental Strength

Most people know how to build physical strength, but there's a lot more confusion over the steps you can take to develop mental strength. While there are lots of exercises that can help you become mentally strong, here are three secrets to building mental muscle:<p><b>1. Talk to yourself like a trusted</b> …

Self-help

Why you need to build a beautiful 'bug hotel' in your backyard

You might think of bugs as pests to be avoided. Not so, says Lisa Lee Benjamin, founder of Urban Hedgerow, an artists' collaborative based in San Francisco that's working to increase appreciation for wild animals, plants and insects by bringing more of them into our urban landscapes.<p>Take beetles, …

Los Angeles

World's first ant map launched in Hong Kong

The colourful interactive online map (antmaps.org), which took four years to complete, displays the geographic locations of nearly 15,000 types of ant with the Australian state of Queensland home to the highest number of native species at more than 1,400.<p>"(Insects are) one of the main groups we …

8 Things to Consider Before Listing Your Vancouver Pad on Airbnb

Give it the Showhome Makeover<p>By Olivia Lam<p>Cleanliness is definitely important, but you also want your place to look inviting. Remove the clutter and …

Study: Meditation Can Help Reduce Self-Critical Behavior

A study finds that lovingkindness meditation, a Buddhist practice, helps weed out negative behavior and ease symptoms of depression.<p>Perfectionism can have its benefits--motivation and setting high standards for your work-life--but it can also have negative side effects, like heightened levels of …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

Bee rotor navigates like an insect

The question of how bees use their wings to fly has baffled experts for decades, but now bio-robotics researchers at Marseille University in France have created an aerial robot which uses sight to navigate autonomously, just like bees.<p>Most modern aircraft use an accelerometer for flight …

Giants Of The Amazon: The ‘Hyperdominant’ Trees That Are Key To Fighting Climate Change

Researchers analyzed data from the Rainfor network, a dataset built up by hundreds of tropical scientists. In all, they looked at 530 forest plots …

Ecology

Fish which can walk out of water and breathe on land for six days 'could spell major disaster' for wildlife in Australia

A bizarre and seemingly super-powered fish which can walk out of water and breathe on land for up to six days could spell a 'major disaster' for …

13 Foods That Improve Your Mood

9 Composition Techniques to Use to Improve Your Photography - Digital Photography School

There’s a lot to learn when you’re starting out in photography and one of the key areas to experiment with is that of composition techniques.<p>While …

50 Fascinating Facts About Felines

We sometimes think of evolution as a thing of the past, but it continues today, especially as environmental pressures force humans and animals to …

Pets

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not impossible – and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally strong …

7 Landscape Photography Mistakes That Could be Ruining Your Photos

If your photos aren’t turning out the way you expect them to, new gear is not necessarily the answer. In fact, chances are you are making one of …