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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Every TV show premiering in March

Did someone put 2018 on fast forward? Yup, it’s already March, and we’re gearing up for 31 days (and nights) of TV series and season premieres. <i>Grey’s</i> …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

11 Natural Cures For Insomnia That Actually Work

For as long as I can remember, I've been at war with sleep. I've always struggled with getting my mind to shut down after a long day, and even if I'm …

The Best British Shows You Should Be Watching

The British are coming — and you're de-freaking-lighted.<p>Tell us if this sounds familiar: Sunday nights are reserved not for football or the latest</i> …

How to Catch Up on Fall TV’s Returning Favorites

We may be smack in the middle of August, and you may still be making your way through <i>Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later</i>, but don’t kid …

27 of April 2017's best streaming debuts on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more

The month is stacked with great streaming options.<p>We’ll level with you: April 2017 is absolutely <i>stacked</i> with new streaming options, to the point where the committed viewer could get away with not leaving the house for the entire month. There’s a true bounty, featuringhotly anticipated original TV …

Entertainment

Here’s When Your Favorite Netflix Shows Will Premiere in 2017

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Entertainment

Want to Be Mentally Tough? Science Recommends 1 Surprising Daily Habit | Inc.com

When we resolve to be more resilient and mentally strong, we often adopt a militaristic "tough it out" approach. That is, we believe the more we put our noses to the grindstone and endure, the stronger and grittier we'll become. Picture: a Marine slogging through the mud, or a football player …

Time Management

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

6 Stretches To Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

Call it the fibromyalgia conundrum: When you hurt all over, getting moving is the last thing you feel like doing. But it's one of the best things you can do to ease the ache. According to one review of research, stretching relieved the pain—and improved the overall quality of life—in people with …

Yoga

4 Worst Exercises For Women—And What You Should Do Instead

Finding the time and motivation to work out isn't always easy, so when you do manage to exercise, you pat yourself on the back: After all, you're on your way to a healthier, tighter, more toned body—or at least that's what you'd like to think. But what if some of your go-to moves weren't especially …

Health

The Best TV Shows Coming This Fall: From ‘Gilmore Girls’ to the Next ‘Game of Thrones’

For the love of TiVo, there’s an ungodly number of new series premiering this fall. From the Gilmore Girls revival to HBO’s buzzy Westworld, here are …

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

Alzheimer's Disease

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Bioengineering

13 New Shows You Need to Watch This Summer

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TV

People Are Freaking Out Over the BBC's List of the Greatest Films of the 21st Century

Their choice for the number one film was especially contentious.<p>There are countless lists on the Internet of the best films of the century, but so often, they are way too broad. How can you make such decisions when there are so many different genres and styles that are simply incomparable? The BBC …

Steven Spielberg

17 Psychological Tricks To Make People Like You Immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

Neuroscience research reveals a simple daily ritual that can make you happier

Actually, I'm wrong…<p>The research says we're really big on touching — our phones, that is. People touch their phones 85 times a day.<p>But how many times a day do you touch <i>someone else</i>? Probably not nearly as often. That's kinda messed up, don't ya think?<p>You need to touch people more. It will improve …

Johns Hopkins University

Anna Faris’s Hilarious Advice Podcast Is WTF with Marc Maron Meets Dear Abby

Does your boyfriend have commitment issues? Are your parents not supportive of your career choices? Do you fear you’ll never find love? Worry not: Anna Faris is here to help. Yes, <i>that</i> Anna Faris.<p>For the past few months, the actress best known for her raunchy comedies and currently starring in CBS’s</i> …

Never worry about picking a movie with this vast film database

If you tend to waste hours surfing the Web before you eventually give up and settle for a movie you’ve already seen because there’s nothing better to watch, Cinesift is about to change your life.<p>Built by Redditor yombato, it’s a massive film database that sources information from popular websites …

New Study Links Gut Bacteria and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome—a condition that continues to baffle doctors—may be influenced by a person's intestinal bacteria—sometimes called gut …

Medical Research

The Best Travel Products of 2015

Not only is this Rimowa carry-on a stunner, but its utilitarian inside includes a quilted tech fabric with two removable dividers to maximize …

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …

The Brain

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

8 Oddly Effective Weight Loss Tips That Are Backed By Science

Shutterstock<p>In the game of weight loss, the deck is stacked against you. Food marketers have spent millions researching colors, flavors, scents, and packaging in order to find the best ways of getting you to eat more.<p>But in the past few years, brain researchers have discovered some tricks to help …

The Ultimate Crop Top Workout With Victoria’s Secret Angel Martha Hunt

“We’re burning this room up with our fierceness!” says Nicole Winhoffer, tossing her hair to one side. The celebrity trainer known for sculpting Madonna, Stella McCartney, and other famous figures is currently mid-shimmy with Victoria’s Secret Angel Martha Hunt, as the two swivel their hips to …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Maps

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

This reduces risk of back pain by up to 40%

<b>A waste-free approach for an aching back that is as good for the pain as it is for the planet.</b><p>Lower-back pain is a pain in the neck, so to speak. It …