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This Chart Explains Every Culture In The World

Cultures are complicated, and anyone attempting to explain or group them will struggle to avoid giving offense.<p>Political scientists Ronald Inglehart of the University of Michigan and Christian Welzel of Luephana University in Germany put forth their best effort by analyzing data and plotting …

How to kill unwanted processes and applications that slow down Windows

<i>Bobby Ekwere asked "Is there any free software that allows me to see and disable unwanted programs running in the background?"</i><p>Probably, but I know something better than free software for this job: software that comes with Windows. All current versions of Windows come with a tool to help you trim …

Smartphones, Tablets & Wearables

Galaxy S9 and S9+:<br>Official Introduction<p>Play video<p>Galaxy S9 and S9+: Official IntroductionClose<p>Samsung Galaxy:<br>Our Galaxy<p>Play video<p>Samsung Galaxy: Our …

Samsung Galaxy

Here's A Simple, Sneaky Way To Win Any Argument

Brain scans help us see why. In one study of political beliefs during the 2004 election year, participants were shown divisive video clips of George W. Bush or John Kerry.<p>Time magazine reports:<p>As soon as [study subjects] recognized the video clips as being in conflict with their worldview, the …

How to Spot and Stop Manipulators

<i>“There are those whose primary ability is to spin wheels of manipulation. It is their second skin and without these spinning wheels, they simply do</i> …

Psychology

What’s Wrong With Being Cool

“Popularity was fickle and elusive, like trying to catch fireflies in a jar. You were either born with it or relegated to wallflower status according …

3 Questions You Have to Ask Yourself Before Buying Anything

When you buy something new, do you feel happier? Is the feeling different if you purchase "things" or "experiences"?<p>Happiness researchers have …

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Watch One Cool Thing, Dialed In, Random Access, and hundreds of video reviews from PCMag experts.<p>Get PC Magazine ad-free on your phone, tablet, or PC …

How Much Do You Value Yourself?

The age of entitlement is, not coincidentally, the age of high self-esteem. Self-esteem, as defined by standard measures, is a function of how we …

Psychology

‘Frozen’ Summer Fun Includes Treats for Cooling Down at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

With a nod to the blockbuster animated film “Frozen” but also some icy cold beverages just for grown-ups, “Frozen” Summer Fun at Disney’s Hollywood …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

15 Things You Should Never Say In A Salary Negotiation

You secured the interview, brought your A game, and landed the job. Now comes the hard part: negotiating your salary.<p>"Salary negotiations are like any other type of negotiations — except the words you use can be extremely powerful, since there is a personal aspect to the discussion," says HR expert …

11 Reasons Unhappy Couples Don't Break Up

You can assume there's more going on than meets the eye.<p>Have you ever observed a hostile couple and thought, <i>Why do they stay together?</i><p>When I was a …

Time to End Compulsory Worship In Schools

This September, many young children starting school will have their first encounter with religion. As part of their state education some will be …

What It Means to Live a Good Life

My mother died a month after my 21st birthday. One year earlier, on my 20th birthday, her mother died. They had both moved into my aunt and uncle’s …

Great Expectations: The Soul Mate Quest

Marriage is dead! The twin vises of church and law have relaxed their grip on matrimony. We've been liberated from the grim obligation to stay in a …

8 Situations When You Should Keep Your Mouth Shut

There are many situations where it’s extremely difficult <i>not</i> to respond to someone, like when a person has just pushed your buttons. But in tense, …

Android SmartWatch Comparisons: LG G Watch vs Samsung Gear Live

Introduction<p>Smartwatches have been out for a while now, but there was never any real excitement until Google announced that they would come out with …

Apply the 80/20 Rule to Clutter to Get Rid of Old Junk

Nobody likes clutter, but it's pretty hard to get rid of things sometimes. Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, author Jennifer Baumgartner …

How To Determine True Intelligence and Personality On Anyone

<i>“Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience …

The 5 Irrefutable Laws Of Selling

Related: How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales<p>1. The law of value. <i>Consumers only buy products and services that benefit them.</i><p>The first thing you need to know is consumers don't buy from you because you're a great salesman. It behooves you to accept and receive this truth in your business, that …

Okay Google | Complete list of 70+ useful Google Now voice commands

Most Android users are probably familiar with Google’s smart personal assistant Google Now. At least since the Android 4.4 KitKatnew commands update …

Emma O’Reilly: ‘My relationship with Lance Armstrong was and still is a human one’

The soigneur was witness to the doping scandal that engulfed the cyclist, but has rebuilt what was an intense friendship<p>Cycling’s lengthy battle with its doping demons has led to the emergence of a surprising variety of personal memoirs, but most have one thing in common: to a greater or lesser …

4 Life Lessons That Lead To Happiness, Success, And Longevity

<i>This makes you healthy.</i> Wait, no, it doesn't. <i>Oh hold on, yes, it does.</i> Um, no, no it doesn't…<p>Unless we can somehow put them all into perspective, these little drips and drabs of knowledge really aren't much more than trivia.<p><b>What happens when you study entire lives?</b><p>When you check in on big groups of …

33 Things Everyone Should Stop Doing In Their 30s

So, when you "forget" to wash your sheets for five months or spend your whole paycheck on a pair of shoes, no one can really give you a hard time.<p>But at some point, we all must brush the dust off our 401k packets and embrace that we are, after all, real adults.<p>Here are some things to quit doing …

This Is How Drugs Work In Your Brain

Hello dopamine, my old friend.

Drug Addiction

Truth? What is Truth?

"The Sun and the Moon on a Clear Desert Day"<p>I had a rather lengthy online conversation with someone yesterday who took exception to my use of the …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …