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Total recall: the people who never forget

If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and their family for Labour Day weekend,” she says. “And before we went to …

The Brain

LINPAC Group appoints McCann Enterprise for brand positioning and identity task - McCann Enterprise

McCann Enterprise has been appointed by LINPAC Group to create a new corporate brand positioning and identity, together with a new brand architecture.<p>…

Selling

There Are Two Paths to Success and Happiness. Which Will You Choose?

Sometimes reaching your dreams involves taking a detour.<p>How do you go after your goals for career and life? Do you map out the steps you have to take between here and there and lay out a plan for completing each step? Or do you take a more holistic, improvisational approach?<p>It turns out both work …

How to Legally Cover a Song

Perhaps inspired by the recent rash of high-profile copyright cases, a bunch of our favorite music blogs have lately been providing interesting tips …

Web Tools

Intelligent people's brains wired differently to those with fewer intellectual abilities, says study

The brains of high-achieving individuals are wired up differently to those of people with fewer intellectual or social abilities according to one of …

The Brain

4 Hard Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Purpose

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>In the early 1930s, cars in Europe were still a luxury for the rich. But in 1933 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche launched the People’s Car: Volkswagen. Its purpose was to enhance people’s lives through great engineering that offered everyone an accessible, high-quality car. The …

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

5 Classroom Strategies That Help Introverts and Extroverts Do Their Best Work

Thanks in no small part to Susan Cain's bestseller <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking</i>, people have never been more …

3tags.org

Listening to Music Prompts Numerous Brain Changes

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you’re a music lover, you already know that turning on the tunes can help calm your nerves, make stress disappear, pump up your …

When Teaching Critical Thinking Backfires

<i>As the fall semester ends, I’m brooding once again over the contradictions of teaching “critical thinking,” especially as applied to science. Below</i> …

The Purpose-Driven Life? No Thanks!

A lot of people these last few thousand years seem to be obsessed with something called "purpose" --especially with people having a purpose, actions having a purpose, life having a purpose.<p>Why does everyone care so much about having purpose?<p>Because the idea of purpose is part of the definition of …

Taoism

Theater fans, rejoice: New site will let you stream Broadway shows to all of your devices

Movies has Netflix, TV has Hulu, and now the theater world is joining the streaming game. Starting today, BroadwayHD is launching an on-demand …

Kandinsky on the Spiritual Element in Art and the Three Responsibilities of Artists

<i>“Art is a form of nourishment (of consciousness, the spirit),”</i> 31-year-old Susan Sontag wrote in her diary in 1964. <i>“Art holds out the promise of inner wholeness,”</i> wrote Alain de Botton half a century later in the excellent <i>Art as Therapy</i>. But perhaps the greatest meditation on how art serves the …

Omission

Choosing what to leave out.<p>At <i>Time</i> in the nineteen-fifties, the entry-level job for writers was a column called Miscellany. Filled with one-sentence oddities culled from newspapers and the wire services, Miscellany ran down its third of a page like a ladder, each wee story with its own …

Proust on What Art Does for the Soul and How to Stop Letting Habit Blunt Our Aliveness

“Artists are people who strip habit away and return life to its deserved glory.”<p><i>“There are few things humans are more dedicated to than unhappiness,”</i> philosopher <b>Alain de Botton</b> writes in the opening sentence of the intensely rewarding <b>How Proust Can Change Your Life</b> (<i>public library</i>). Among the key …

Literature

Writing Tips From 'Steve Jobs' Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin

<b>Take Fresh Starts, Both On and Off the Page</b><p>“I’ve got plenty of quirks. I go to an office, early in the morning. Early in the morning is really good …

Why Start a Theater Co-op?

Although both forms involve actors speaking words and performing actions, theatre is fundamentally different from film. The film industry is pretty …

World’s toughest animal has tons of foreign DNA - Futurity

Scientists were shocked to find tons of foreign DNA in the genome of tardigrades, the only animal known to survive the extreme environment of outer …

Biology

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …