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If You Want More of Westworld's Shōgun World, Watch These 7 Movies

Season two of <i>Westworld</i> has ventured into several new settings—including Shōgun World, a highly anticipated reveal since it was teased at the end of …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Allegory of the Cave

The <b>Allegory of the Cave</b>, or <b>Plato's Cave</b>, was presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work <i>Republic</i> (514a–520a) to compare "the effect of …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

Self-improvement

The changing reasons why women cheat on their husbands

One of the more interesting facts in Esther Perel's new book, State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, comes near the beginning.<p>Since 1990, notes the psychoanalyst and writer, the rate of married women who report they've been unfaithful has increased by 40 percent, while the rate among men has …

Cute

This is the worst mistake people make when they try to practice mindfulness

<i>What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I do this? I’m so bad at it. My mind is a scattered mess. I can’t meditate! How can these other people do …

How to Master Your Emotions

Barrett, D. (2012). <i>Paintracking: Your Personal Guide To Living Well With Chronic Pain</i>. New York: Prometheus Books.<p>Bratman, G. N., Hamilton, J. P., …

Psychology

Please stop spouting nonsense theories about the meaning of consciousness

Why do humans have consciousness? The arguments surrounding this question make it one of the most animated debates in contemporary philosophy.<p>One …

Being Socially Awkward Is Actually Awesome, According to Science

When I think back to the Bumper Boat Debacle of 1984, I can see the trappings of an awkward moment: I was in middle school; there were unknown …

Middle School

A Neuroscientist explains the origins of emotions

We don’t all make the same expressions when we’re sad<p>I am known for being hard to read, to the point that friends complain that they can never tell what I’m thinking by looking at my face. But, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, it’s possible that they might remain confused even if my face …

We May Be Completely Wrong About How Our Brains Form Memories

One Experience, Two Memories<p>Scientists have long believed the human brain stores memories following a two-step process. Memories are first stored in …

Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

How (And When) To Think Like A Philosopher

As an undergraduate, I majored in philosophy — a purportedly useless major, except that it teaches you how to think, write and speak.<p>The skills I was learning from working through papers and arguments extended well beyond the coursework itself, yielding habitual patterns of reasoning that made me a …

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

New Balance MRL996DP

We are loving this monochromatic deconstruction of the 996 silhouette by New Balance. The New Balance MRL996DP is a clean and minimal sneaker …

Bartender Defender

Quite possibly the perfect EDC knife, the Bartender Defender by Tops Knives is a mini survival neck knife with a bottle opener built straight into …

The 20 best business books of 2016

We've got your back. Below, we've rounded up the best reads out there focusing on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and more. There's everything from the story of two psychologists who rocked economists' world to a guide to making a career change from a former Googler.<p>It's the perfect list to choose …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving.<p>Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new …

Time Management

Your Life Begins Again Only When You Learn To Truly Let Go

The difficult moments in life define who we are and lead us to a happier future. Once we learn to let go and move on.

Alleviate Anxiety With This Do-Anywhere Grounding Exercise

Mindfulness and meditation are well-known ways to combat anxiety and stress, but they can be hard to fit into a busy schedule. If you need a quick …

Meditation

16 UX/UI Instagram accounts you must follow

With hundreds of millions of monthly active users, Instagram is a fantastic visual platform for designers. The Facebook-owned social network lets you …

Disney release video proving all Pixar films are connected

For years, fans of Pixar have been speculating that all the studio’s films could exist within the same cinematic universe.<p>In a surprising video …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Mariners Boot

Taylor Stitch have teamed up with their West Coast pals at SeaVees for this cool and exclusive Mariners Boot, a seriously durable, waterproof, and …

What is the Balanced Scorecard?

Balanced Scorecard Basics<p>The balanced scorecard (BSC) is a strategic planning and management system that organizations use to:<p>Communicate what they …

Management

100 Essential Novels Scratch-off Chart

<b>Vendor:</b> Pop Chart Lab <b><br>Type:</b> Print <b><br>Price:</b> 35.00 - 104.00 (5 variants)Need a book recommendation? How about 100? Scratch that literary itch with this …

10 Books You Can Read In One Night That Will Boost Your Motivation For Work

Feeling blah? These 10 books are short enough to read in a few hours, yet highly likely to make tomorrow more productive.<p>Some days you feel on top of the world. Others, not so much. For the latter, here’s a cheap and easy solution: a quick, motivational read. For less than $20 on an e-reader and an …

Time Management