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5 essential questions to ask yourself for pursuing the life you truly want

There’s nothing worse than doing something wrong, not enjoying yourself while doing it, but hanging on because you think it’s “the right thing to …

Motivation

If We Told You Flossing Could Balance Blood Sugar & Decrease Inflammation, Would You Finally Do It?

Ah, the dreaded dentist visit. We all know we have to go every six months, and at the end we all get the same friendly advice, "Make sure to floss!" …

Microbiome

This Fearless 17-Year-Old Is America's Best Bet for Making It to Mars

“I wouldn't say I'd be ancient when I get back."<p>Like all teenagers, Alyssa Carson has had to make some hard choices. But as a 17-year-old in training …

Mars Mission

These 7 Herbs Are Scientifically Proven to Help With Inflammation

As self-professed wellness junkies, we strive to live a natural and holistic lifestyle. That means marrying the ideals of Western and Eastern …

Antiinflammatory

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

It’s the end of the Earth as we know it. Read all about it! | Lucy Siegle

Achieving “cut through” is a nightmare for climate change science. It’s notoriously hard to get the mainstream engaged by changes in the concentration of an atmospheric gas, even if they’re life-or-death matters. So hats off to the crack team of Earth scientists, led by climate change professor …

Climate Change

Addiction, Lies & Shame: How Porn Is F*cking With Australian Men

Giving up any addiction is hard, but giving up porn is one stiff challenge. Literally.<p>Although it starts as an ‘innocent’ indulgence, many guys are …

Sexual Health

How to Unlock Creativity and Discover Your Personal Genius

Creativity is the key to unlocking your dreams and vision for the future. If you can unlock that creative mindset, you'll be set for life.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>How often do you try to look for success and fulfillment through logic? You might be looking too hard and in the …

Creativity

This Harry's Body Wash for Men Changed My Showers Forever

It just might be the best shower gel on the market.<p>You know the drill. Lather, rinse, repeat. Likely, I'm grabbing the first body wash I find and stepping into the shower after pressing snooze a couple times in the morning or after a post-workday workout. Despite being a grooming editor, I've never …

Lifestyle

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Emotional Intelligence

We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised | George Monbiot

The thrill of disapproval chimes disastrously with industry propaganda. We delight in blaming the victims<p>When I saw the photograph I could scarcely believe it was the same country. A picture of Brighton beach in 1976, featured in the Guardian a few weeks ago, appeared to show an alien race. Almost …

Will Power

6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the most successful business people from the average white-collar professional? Aside from the fact that they can buy and sell your most prized possessions a …

Entrepreneurship

How This Professor Created A Business From Scratch In Just Two Years

It’s hard to imagine that Veronica Orvalho founded Didimo only in 2016 when she had spent the previous 13 years as a professor at leading universities in Portugal and Spain.<p>Yet today her startup, that turns your selfie into a 3D virtual character of yourself, has raised almost €1.5 million from …

Startups

Malcolm Gladwell on why we shouldn’t value speed over power

<b>Malcolm Gladwell</b>, known for his deep inquiries into how the social sciences impact our day-to-day lives, recently sat down for a talk with <b>Adam Grant</b>, …

Standardized Testing

The first graphene jacket is here, and it’s magical

And it only costs $695.<p>At 595 euros ($695) a pop, Vollebak’s new graphene jacket isn’t for everyone. But if even half of what its creators promise is true, it could be worth every cent. According to the company, it shares many of the magical properties of graphene–absorbing heat and then warming …

Graphene

Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There?

It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last night.<p><b>TORONTO—Even with a chilly mid-May</b> breeze blowing off Lake Ontario, this city’s western waterfront approaches idyllic. The lake laps up against the boardwalk, …

Smart Cities

“Painting with Bob Ross” Book Teaches Readers How to Paint Like the Legendary Artist

Late American artist and television host <b>Bob Ross</b> has inspired artists with his can-do approach to painting for nearly 40 years. During the 11-year run of <i>The Joy of Painting</i>, an instructional painting program, the pop culture icon taught viewers of all skill levels how to pick up a paintbrush with …

Video Tutorials

What Every College Student Should Be Doing For Career Success

There are different types of college students: the ones who spend their years locked away in the library, the ones who leave everything to the last minute, the ones who spend more time socializing than studying, the ones who split their time between work and the classroom, the ones who do either …

College & University

Brain area responsible for pessimism found

Neuroscientists have now found the brain area responsible for pessimism. The new research suggests that both anxiety and depression are caused by an …

Neuroscience

19 Pieces Of Street Art That Will Take You Literally Out Of This World

Some of these will make you question everything.

Art

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Self-help

The active mindset: A sure way to avoid being bored with life

“I’m bored.” When’s the last time you said that? I bet not too long ago.<p>If you give me 4 minutes, I’ll tell you why that’s a bad sign.<p>In the past, I …

Self-improvement

What *actually* causes cracked heels—feet’s biggest summer foe

I spend a lot of time looking at women’s feet. It’s not because I have a foot fetish, per se, but as a style editor, I <i>am</i> fixated on what’s going on …

Skin Care

Nearly every interaction you have at work can be explained by a simple anxiety matrix

We all experience garden-variety anxiety, whether in one’s private life or at the office. What’s not universal is the way we process it, or if we’re even aware of it, and whether we bother to examine our response to it.<p>For those who want to understand how anxiety plays into their work and careers, …

Self-awareness

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

The Brain

A Master of Numbers and Shapes Who Is Rewriting Arithmetic

The 30-year-old math sensation Peter Scholze is now one of the youngest Fields medalists for “the revolution that he launched in arithmetic geometry.”

Mathematics

26 Reasons Why The Future Is Way, Way Brighter Than It Seems

Kids these days, man.

Social Media

Pediatricians group urges parents to avoid these chemicals

<b>(CNN) —</b> A leading US medical organization representing more than 60,000 pediatricians recommends parents and children avoid certain chemicals used in food processing and called for the government to adjust its methods of deeming substances to be safe.<p>A policy statement published Monday by the …

The Brain

Years of Education Influenced by Genetic Makeup, Enormous Study Finds

In the largest genetics study ever published in a scientific journal, an international team of scientists on Monday identified more than a thousand variations in human genes that influence how long people stay in school.<p>Educational attainment has attracted great interest from researchers in recent …

Genetics