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11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

9 Of The Best Recipes For Your Cinco de Mayo Celebration

2 minute Read<p>It’s hard to beat the flavors of Mexican food, whether you need something communal to share, something spicy for dinner, or something …

Maxed out? What to do when retirement funds run out

Rebecca Sudano sees cash-strapped seniors every day. But one client sticks out in her memory.<p>"A gentleman of 86 came in and threw a pile of credit cards down on the table. When I asked him what the problem was, he said, 'The problem is I'm still alive.' "<p>Ms. Sudano, a licensed insolvency trustee …

Dr. Sara Seager on unlocking the universe's mysteries

A renowned Canadian exoplanet expert talks NASA’s big announcement and the allure of finding another Earth<p>Finding a nearby Earth-sized planet with …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Scrooges, ranked

15 takes on A Christmas Carol’s main character, ranked from Jim Carrey to Mr. Magoo.<p>Few fictional characters have been portrayed onscreen as often as Ebenezer Scrooge, the hero <i>and</i> villain of Charles Dickens’s <i>A Christmas Carol</i>.<p>Really, the list comes down to Scrooge, Dracula, and Sherlock Holmes, all …

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Has Colonel Sanders' secret recipe been revealed? No, says company

Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire?<p>The company …

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

What Is American Cheese, Anyway?

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It happens every time I post a picture on Twitter or Instagram of a delicious cheeseburger—perfectly crusted ground beef (most likely cooked smashed-style) on a soft bun, layered with onions, lettuce, pickles...and …

Best Pizza Places in the U.S.

Top chefs and legendary bakers are among the new breed of pizzaiolo who are just as fanatical about the temperature of their ovens as they are about …

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

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These 17 panoramas and GIFs show the first moon landing in unbelievable detail

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon, they did what any tourist would do — take hundreds of photos.<p>A few of these images are more famous than others, like the one of Aldrin with Armstrong reflected in his visor, and the one of Aldrin looking at the American flag.<p>But people at NASA …

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Happy 75th Birthday, Bob Dylan: Pictures

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These Colorized Photos Show a Century's Evolution of Indy 500 Racing

Gil Andersen of Norway with his riding mechanic aboard the #3 Stutz Motor Company Stutz Bearcat racer before the start o<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Hulton …

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

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The American election explained — for Canadians!

Can I run for president?<p>Well, no, you can’t. Not if you’re Canadian (unless you’re the Ted Cruz kind of Canadian, then you’re fine).<p>Here in Canada, …

An Oral History of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

"No! No! No! They don't mean the shuttle! They don't mean the shuttle!"<p><i>This story appears in the February 2016 issue of Popular Mechanics. To hear the voices of the people interviewed for the story, check out the latest episode of the How Your World Works podcast.</i><p><b>January 28, 1986, 11:39 a.m., Cape</b> …

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David Bowie: the man who thrilled the world

From glam to neo-soul to his mysterious final album, David Bowie remained one step ahead throughout a prophetic career that pushed sexual and social boundaries. Alexis Petridis salutes a brilliant enigma<p>When David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, was released on 8 January, a great deal of energy was …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Seven ways to have a pleasant conversation with a negative person

You know them. Maybe you work with them, live with them, or hang out with them. They complain, they vent, they criticize, they blame. These people always seem to look at the world cynically. And you're tired of dealing with them<p>Unfortunately, dealing with negative people is part of our daily lives …

Four ways to make the most of inheritance dollars

My father was having a conversation with our youngest son recently. "When I'm gone, I'm going to leave you the farm," my father said. "The entire farm – including the livestock, crops, tractor, the farmhouse and a few million in cash," he continued. We weren't expecting this news. My son then said: …

Seven things retirees should not be paying for

Everyone dreams of retiring with free time and enough money to enjoy it, but for most Canadians, it is also a time to think about needless expenses that could be cut.<p>After all, in 2012 the average income for families where the highest income earner was 65 or older was about $52,000, according to …

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What the Liberal victory could mean for your pension plan

<i>Tammy Schirle is an associate professor of economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.</i><p>Are you a widow? Divorced? Born after 1958? Expecting to retire some day? After the first 100 days under the incoming new government, you can expect important changes to your public pension. While the Liberals will …

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Facebook may be the strongest marketing tool you have

Chew on this:<p>There are 4,000 unmarried senior citizens in Canada who like rabbits.<br>• There are 20,000 people in Canada who have been engaged longer than a year and like alcoholic beverages.<br>• There are 3,000 Canadian lesbians in their twenties who are parents.<p>Ten years ago, getting access to this kind of …

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