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The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

In Justice League Parody, Batman Has To Call In the Backups

The problem with calling in the big guns is that sometimes, the big guns are busy. They’ve got important big gun stuff to do, after all. But when a …

Airbnb Vs. Hotels

9 Strip Club & Lap Dance Etiquette Rules Explained by Strippers

If you're a casual strip club goer, the rules can be fuzzy. Here's your guide to proper strip club behavior, according to strippers: wear deodorant, don't jizz in your pants, and for god's sake don't forget to tip.<p>More on strip clubs:<p>Twenty Hours in a New York Strip ClubMy Night In the Magical …

Why American Reporters Don't Take Japanese Comics Seriously

If you’re looking for something completely different from the average comic, you might want to try <i>Attack on Titan</i>.<p>With an action-packed plot and post-apocalyptic setting, <i>Attack on Titan</i> appeals to the superhero set, but presents a fresh horror element that the likes of Ant Man will never have to …

What Your Favorite Songs Can Tell You About The Way Your Brain Works

Are you an empathizer or a systemizer?<p>Why do you love certain types of music and hate others? It may come down to the way your brain processes information.<p>Psychologists already know that music preferences are linked to personality, but a new study finds that your taste in music is also associated …

47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself

Or maybe just 100 things that everyone should know about humans!<p>The order that I'll present these 100 things is going to be pretty random. So the fact that this first one is first doesn't mean that's it's the most important.. just that it came to mind first.<p><i>Dr. Susan Weinschenk is the author of</i> …

Why 'mobile first' may already be outdated

Screens, not devices<p>There is still much fast paced change regarding what size screen is best suited for different contexts. 12 months ago, it was all …

You Can Cook Almost Anything If You Master These 11 Techniques

Cooking without a recipe is easy if you know how to successfully execute a few basic techniques.<p><b>Want to take your cooking capabilities to the next</b> …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Mortal Kombat X brings back Brutalities for some old-school humiliation

The new Mortal Kombat is bringing back a classic finishing move, the brutality, developer NetherRealm confirmed today in a livestream where it debuted the feature. The return of brutalities in <i>Mortal Kombat X</i> will bring back some of "that humiliation factor," NetherRealm says, because of how the …

The Devil’s Playground rewatched – confronting take on Catholic repression

The first feature film from veteran director Fred Schepisi, 1976’s The Devil’s Playground, explores the myriad of ways men deal with sexual repression in the Catholic church. Decades later it remains powerful, confronting and full of hot button issues, although time has made it feel more subtle.<p>If …

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

The Troubled History of the Foreskin

<i>Common in the US, rare in Europe and now championed in Africa, male circumcision is hotly debated. Jessica Wapner explores whether the gains are</i> …

Science Says I Have the Hands of an Asshole

A recent study out of McGill University has brought a horrifying reality to my attention: I have a finger length ratio that corresponds to a tendency to be quarrelsome toward women.<p>I tend to think I'm a pretty nice guy. I even know the difference between an actual nice guy and a "Nice Guy"—someone …

A Female Sex Worker Compares Notes with a Gigolo

I hired a male counterpart to see what the other side of the transaction looks like.<p>My roommate recently sent me the link to Cowboys4Angels, a male escort site for women.<p>"We should get drunk some night and call these guys!"<p>My roommate and I are both escorts. We've talked about the importance of …

This Is Your Brain on Magic

Psychologists and neuroscientists have an unlikely ally in their quest to understand human nature: professional magicians.<p>“I’m going to flip through here and I want you to glance at a card in the middle,” Jay Olson tells his volunteer, offering the deck of cards in his hands. “Not the bottom …

Sci-Fi Short Film THE BRAIN HACK Has A Super Meta Twist

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

A Guide to the Not-So-Secret Spy Palaces of The World

Where do spies meet when they plan their secret missions? Often, they gather in buildings that look like giant fortresses that are anything but …

50 Life Secrets And Tips

<b>by Jordan Lejuwaan</b><p>1. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business school training at the nation’s elite colleges as downright “stupid.”<p>Former senior vice …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

17 DIY Ramen Recipes That'll Make You Forget About Instant Noodles

If thinking about ramen summons images of styrofoam cups and seasoning packets with enough salt to make you dry up like a prune, you haven’t …

This 'Saved by the Bell' Reunion Is the Best Thing Ever

Zack, Kelly, Slater, and Jessie look ... exactly the same?<p>Last night, Jimmy Fallon made magic happen: He reunited the cast (or most of the cast—where are you, Lisa Turtle?!) of <i>Saved by the Bell.</i> Actually, he went beyond a reunion: Jimmy actually brought Zack, Kelly, Slater, Jessie, and even Mr. …

The Netflix Porn Doc 'Hot Girls Wanted' Reinforces Tired Sexual Stereotypes

The film offers unexamined statements about the industry and vague intimations that doing porn harms women and that watching it warps men.<p>Hot Girls Wanted, the latest documentary from directors Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, follows a group of young women whowork in Miami's burgeoning porn industry<b>.</b> …

How Real Are Facebook Friendships?

An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections.<p>Editor of the <i>New York Times Book Review</i> Pamela Paul’s recent column “How to Be Liked By Everyone Online” describes how social media “has upended social and psychological norms” by …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …