Erin Bowe

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Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum Gaming Keyboard Review

A well built, solid keyboard for gamers who are looking for an understated design.<p>As I get older, my tastes change. In my youth, I loved …

How Can You Build Your Emotional Intelligence?

<i>Are you failing to connect with your employees to motivate and inspire them? Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., is a renowned expert on emotional intelligence</i> …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier Every Day | Inc.com

Regardless of who you are, what you do, or how much money you have, life in this world will never be perfect. People die, accidents happen, and things break. Even so, it's possible to feel more contented and fulfilled, regardless of your circumstances. Here's what science has to say about the …

Happiness

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

These Light-Paintings Are Straight-Out-Of-Phone

Photographer Keow Wee Loong of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, just got his hands on the new Huawei P8 smartphone, which has an innovative “Light Painting” …

Scientists Have Created Chickens With Dinosaur Snouts

No, this is not the plot of the new Jurassic Park movie<p>Birds have an amazing array of beaks, from the curved snout of a flamingo, to the delicate and deadly beak of an owl, to the rounder snout of the dino-chicken.<p>If you haven't heard of a dino-chicken before, don't feel bad. It was only recently …

Dinosaurs

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Why shaking hands is still a big deal

Researchers find the gesture creates better cooperation and trust between humans - even when it is carried out by a robot<p>Shaking hands before negotiations results in a better deal for both parties - even when one is represented by a robot, a study has found.<p>The act of shaking hands at the start of …

Robotics

40 Little Things In Daily Life That Bring Us True Happiness

What makes you happy? Apparently it really is the little things in life that make us happy, according to research by DoubleTree involving 2,000 …

Happiness

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Bali 9 artist Myuran Sukumaran stages Death Row exhibition before facing firing squad

Artwork by an Australian drug convict facing execution in Bali will go on show after a last ditch plea to have his death sentence revoked was …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

9 Genius Beauty Tricks

From taming frizzies to fixing flubbed eyeliner we have you covered with these 9 genius beauty tricks we think everyone should know.<p><b>How To Keep Your Lipstick In Place</b><p><b>How To Keep Bobby Pins In Place</b><p><b>How To Clean MakeUp Brushes</b><p><b>How To Get Dewier Skin</b><p><b>How To Rock Better Smelling Tresses</b><p><b>How To Get Killer</b> …

Is your voice trustworthy, engaging or soothing to strangers?

Analysis of millions of audio files has led one US company to claim that their software can predict how a person’s voice will make a listener feel<p>Few people consciously think about their voice, but the way we speak is one of the most fundamental parts of our individual identity. The intricate …

Charisma

The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It

Delaying hard work is all about your mood.<p>When I woke up this morning, I had one goal: Finish this article by 11 a.m.<p>So, predictably, by the time it was 10 a.m., I had made and consumed two cups of coffee, taken out the trash, cleaned my room while taking a deliberately slow approach to folding my …

TEDx: How to fall in love with a stranger in Sydney. Ask 36 questions and then there's the 4-minute stare. Does it work?

A week later the couples were asked to go on a date, instructed to take photos then go somewhere quiet and repeat the most intimate questions.<p>What …

Relationships

Should We Fear Artificial Intelligence? The Experts Can't Seem To Agree

Could machines that think someday pose an existential threat to humanity? Some big names in science and tech seem to think so--Stephen Hawking, for one--and they've issued grave warnings about the looming threat of artificial intelligence.<p>Other experts are less concerned, saying all we have to do …

5 Reasons The Striped Shirt Is The Unsung Hero Of Our Closets

Let's take a moment to praise the striped shirt. The classic design is one of the hardest working pieces in our wardrobe, but it rarely gets the recognition doled out to the LBD (little black dress) or jeans.<p>You can never have too many striped shirts -- they can easily be dressed up or down. It's …

Mirrored: Photos Show the Parallels of Two Cities on Opposite Sides of the Globe

“Mirrored” is a photo project that was a collaboration between photographers Markus Andersen and Elif Suyabatmaz. It’s a series of diptychs showing …

Artist Creates Incredible Watercolor Portraits Using Coffee

Artist Maria Aristidou creates incredible portraits of famous figures using a surprising material: coffee. The United Kingdom-based painter initially stumbled upon the medium as a substitute for traditional water coloring, but now she's developed it into a kind of science. She's experimented with a …

Coffee

7 Habits of Highly Motivated People

Motivation is a powerful skill.<p>It can lift you up from the worst of places, and inspire you to new heights.<p>After all, nothing is worse than slogging …

Top 10 Ways to Make Your Presentations More Memorable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even in business, great ideas can shape the future. Memorable speeches touch minds and hearts. But to be remembered, you must entertain and engage. Don’t just present your ideas. Instead, tell your story. Communicate in a way that …

Hack A Toy Hobbit Sword To Detect Wi-Fi

No orcs or goblins nearby, just an Internet connection<p>In <i>The Hobbit</i>, the sword Sting glows blue whenever Bilbo Baggins approaches orcs or goblins--a convenient feature in Middle-earth. In the real world, free wireless detection is more useful. “We’re always looking for fun projects that get people …

Wi-Fi

What's Bloodborne's arcane stat good for?

As you level up your Hunter in <i>Bloodborne</i>, you might be wondering, "What does that Arcane ability stat do?" With <i>Bloodborne</i>'s focus on guns and trick weapons, and not much magic to speak of, it may seem like an odd upgrade path — especially when hit points, endurance and strength can look more …

Bloodborne review: scarlet letter

<i>Bloodborne</i>'s greatest surprise may be how much it asked me to forget what I'd learned from <i>Demon's Souls</i> and <i>Dark Souls</i>.<p>From Software's games have been lauded for how they buck modern game design trends. They don't rely on cinematic storytelling through lengthy cutscenes. They don't present pivotal …

'Bloodborne' Review, Day 4: Broken Things And Vicar Amelia

<i>I hadn’t planned on doing this daily Bloodborne thing for so long, but I still find it to be an instructive way to think about this game. So much of the progression here happens inside your own brain rather than in the game world, and so it’s been interesting for me to watch my changing attitudes</i> …

Uncharted

Spotlight TEDx Talk: Why separating kids with disabilities from their peers hurts instead of helps

Torrie Dunlap at TEDxAmerica’sFinestCity<p>Educator Torrie Dunlap believes that we look at kids with disabilities the wrong way. By calling their needs …

Top 6 TED 2015 Talks You Don't Want to Miss

This was a great year at TED for all kinds of mind-bending talks -- here are six that raised the roof -- will update when more TED talks become available. Which talks did you enjoy? Let me know in the comments or on Twitter.<p><b>1. Breakthrough in 3D Printing</b><p>3D printing has already made a big impact in …