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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds sells 1 million units on Steam

Selling twice as fast as DayZ did at launch<p>The team behind <i>PlayerUnknown’s</i> <i>Battlegrounds</i> says it has sold one million copies of that game in its first 16 days on Steam Early Access.<p><i>Battlegrounds</i>, an online multiplayer survival game, got off to a quick start by earning a reported $11 million in its …

Marketing
Marketing

Positive Thinking or Grumpy Thinking: Which Is Better?

Every Sunday I drive into Santa Monica a little early before I have to teach. You learn to never trust that there won’t be a ridiculous stretch of …

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

How to give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't get very far …

Self-esteem

Top 7 Things That Will Happen When You Start Doing Planks Every Day

Plank is a simple exercise that is becoming more popular around the world. She is one of the most effective types of exercise because of her need to …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

The Exercise Benefits We Don't Talk About Enough

We all know that exercise works wonders when it comes to improving our physical health, right?<p>It lowers blood sugar and fat levels, improves …

7 Superfoods That Help You Burn Fat

By JJ Virgin<p>That hyperbolic headline stared me front and center recently while I patiently waited in my grocery line. Reluctantly, I grabbed the …

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Happiness

The Difference Between Being Happy and Being High

Breaking down how we decide which kinds of pleasure are acceptable and which ones are not OK.<p>Many people think of drug use, or other potentially addictive experiences like gambling, as more profane than sacred. Chemical or virtual highs, a lot of us believe, are cheap substitutes for genuine …

Mount Everest

The talent trap: why try, try and trying again isn’t the key to success

The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

If you feel a twinge of jealousy each time you read about another successful person who wakes up at 4 a.m. to meditate, jog, read a novel, and eat …

University of Pennsylvania

From Zero to 45 Days in a Row: How I Built a Habit of Daily Exercise

This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new skills and look after my health. One of these habits is to do push-ups every morning. I went …

What's your gut type? And why you should care

Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, once said that ‘all disease begins in the gut’. ‘So it makes sense, then, that healing begins there as well,’ says nutritionist Dr Josh Axe.<p>As author of the new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems</i>, he believes that …

5 Recipes To Lower Inflammation & Heal Your Adrenal Fatigue

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions. Join Dr. Cole for an</i> …

7 Reasons to Stop Caring What Other People Think | Inc.com

Most people care what other people think to some extent. However, if you are a "people pleaser" who needs external validation throughout the day it can be tough on the job and in relationships.<p>In order to find happiness and self confidence consider some ways that will help you to accept yourself …

Happiness

Think Positive: Proven Tools for Lifting Out of a Bad Mood

It might seem in the midst of a bad mood that there’s not much you can do to change it. You feel lousy and the last happy moment you had is hardly at …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

The Brain

Watch How Dead Silent an Owl Flies Compared to Other Birds

When a pigeon flies, you can hear it sloppily slap its wings as it makes its way through the air. When a peregrine falcon flies, the flight is …

8 Fatty Foods That Can Help You Slim Down

The best diet foods could also be the best tasting ones.<p>Pin now and save for later! Plus, don't forget to follow Harper's Bazaar on Pinterest.<p>Experts used to think that dietary fat — which makes foods like burgers and ice cream and pizza taste flavorful AF — made people physically fat and sick, but …

24 Beautiful Black and White Cat Portraits That Will Win Your Heart

Like our soft spot for Caturday, we’re just as equally fond of all things monochrome! So we thought we’d combine our two obsessions together in a …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

Pictures Of The Year: From Incredible Humans To Mother Nature At Her Finest

Delving into the heart of an active volcano to the real life 'Hulk', these are the world's most quirkiest and unbelievable images from around the …

Nature

Smartphones to Disappear in 5 Years, Says Study | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Show your iPhone 6 some extra love tonight.<p>Stroke your Samsung Galaxy and tell it just how much it's done for you over the years. Well, over the months, perhaps.<p>Whisper to your Motorola that it's …

Artificial Intelligence

37 Words and Phrases That Immediately Increase Your Credibility | Inc.com

If you think choosing precisely the right words doesn't matter much, you're wrong. A single word can have amazing power to change human behavior, usually without our being aware of it. Which means those who know how to use powerful words convincingly have an advantage over everyone else.<p>Consider …

Body Language

Does expat life really make you healthier, wealthier and happier?

It’s official: living overseas is good for your health, wealth and happiness. Or at least, that’s the case if the latest survey on the topic is to be believed.<p>An online poll of 1,000 people was carried out for international relocations company MoveHub. Half the respondents (located in the UK and …

9 Reasons Guys Love Giving You Oral

<i>Do you know what sex toys used to look like?</i><p><b>…And Increases Our Odds of a Dual Climax</b><br>If there were a race toward orgasm, men would win every time. But it's not a race—sex is a team sport. And getting you revved up before the main event makes it a little more likely that we'll get to cross the finish …