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The complete guide to networking for introverts

Most people find networking to be a somewhat uncomfortable endeavor. But the task of meeting and greeting strangers en masse—and ultimately asking them for business—can be far more painful for introverts, according to research. Extroverts, who tend to excel at building contacts outside their …

Personality

Our Sun Is Beautiful (No Matter The Wavelength)

In news that shouldn't surprise anyone who likes to punish themselves by staring at the sun, our star is beautiful. And I'm not just saying that …

Why does the human brain create false memories?

<b>Human memory constantly adapts and moulds itself to fit the world. Now an art project hopes to highlight just how fallible our recollections are.</b><p>All of us generate false memories and artist AR Hopwood has been "collecting" them.<p>For the past year he has asked the public to submit anecdotes of fake …

Stephen Hawking speaks out about assisted suicide

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1011000/1011203_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524731630_ebc858c3d5db485f1b3b768ddf6d5475<p><b>UK cosmologist Prof Stephen Hawking has publicly said he backs the notion of assisted suicide for people with terminal illnesses.</b><p>In an interview with …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Excerpts From The Mad Scientist’s Handbook: So You’re Ready to Vaporize a Human

In Chapter 4* we discussed the proper maintenance and operation of energy weapons such as plasma rifles and Tesla cannons. In this chapter, you will …

IgNobels 2013! And the Winners Are…

TONIGHT, the 2013 IgNobels Prizes were held in Saunders Theatre at Harvard University! Winners traveled at their own expense, and received the prize …