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Are You Being Manipulated?

We all want to get our needs met, but manipulators use underhanded methods. Manipulation is a way to covertly influence someone with indirect, …

Being Exposed to Even a Small Amount of Light During Sleep is Linked to Depression

It may be time to invest in some blackout curtains, according to new research.<p>A study published recently in the <i>American Journal of Epidemiology</i> found …

Sleep

The Right Way to Take Breaks, According to Science (and an 8-Year-Old Kid)

My son--and best-selling author Daniel Pink--are on to something: for optimal productivity, you need to work on your timing.<p>To wrap up 2017, I scheduled "one-on-one" lunches with my two kids as an opportunity to reflect on the year and plan for the new one. I asked Adam, my 8 year old, to share …

Time Management

Ingrijpen op school gepest meisje

„Het kan niet zo zijn dat een kind thuiszit vanwege een pester”, stelt onderwijswethouder René Peeters. „Elke thuiszitter is er een te veel, dus als …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss reveals what he's learned after a difficult year of introspection, and how he built a passionate fanbase of millions

.<p>Tim Ferriss first found fame with his 2007 book "The 4-Hour Workweek." After taking a break from writing, in 2012, he became an accidental podcast star with "The Tim Ferriss Show," which has surpassed 200 million downloads. He's an investor and self-described human guinea pig. He sat down for an …

The Pursuit of Meaning, Not Happiness is What Makes Life Incredibly Better

<i>You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something. — </i><b>Harold S. Kushner</b><p>If you are feeling …

If You Want Success, Figure Out The Price, Then Pay it

<i>The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become. — </i><b>Charles Dickens</b><p>Everything has a price. …

Rational Belief vs Open Minded Skepticism

07 Sep 2015 by John Uncategorized<p>Belief and skepticism are constantly at odds with each other. For many of us, an extreme of both can lead to an …

Google Keep update gets rid of floating action button

The floating action button (otherwise known as FAB) was all he hype when Google announced Android 5.0 Lollipop and introduced Material Design standards. Google wanted everyone to adopt it, but it seems not even they are that into it anymore. The latest update to the Google Keep Android app gets …

Android News

Netflix's TV apps get their first major update since 2013

While Netflix has focused on rolling out more original content to more countries over the last couple of years, we haven't seen as many updates to its software as we used to. Last week the streaming video service said it would start optimizing its mobile apps, but first up is a tweak for the TV …

5 Bad Office Habits That Could Be Undermining Your Career

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Let’s face it: Office dynamics can be tricky.<p>You may <i>think</i> you’re doing all the right things—when it turns out you’re actually frustrating colleagues, alienating work allies and maybe even disrespecting your boss.<p>The possible culprit?<p>You’re engaging in …

This secret iPhone trick lets you put folders inside other folders on your homescreen

When Apple introduced the ability to disable some of the animation effects that were bothering people in iOS 7, it also introduced a loophole in iOS …

Ten Swedish start-ups you haven't heard of

<i>The team behind HappyTail. Photo: HappyTail</i><p>Social networks are nothing new. But what about a social network for man's best friend?<p>HappyTail markets …

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

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Clef wants to change the way we log into websites

It's had a good run, but the password's time is up. Remembering a unique unlock code for dozens of websites and apps is no longer very practical or …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

5 Ways to Naturally Reduce Your Blood Pressure

Nearly one out of every three U.S. adults has high blood pressure—and more than half of them don’t have the condition under control. Left unchecked, …

Holistic Medicine

Punishing Kids for Lying Only Makes Them Lie More

Do you punish your children when they’re caught in a lie? That’s what many parents do, but a new study from researchers at McGill University suggests …

Parenting

Sweden ranked world's tenth favourite country

German pollsters GfK asked 20,000 people in 20 countries their opinion of 50 leading nations across six categories: exports, government, culture, …

Human Rights

Ten things you should never say to a Swede

<b>1. "Oh, I love your cheese and your Alps."</b><p>Getting Sweden and Switzerland mixed up is not only unforgivable, but it's embarrassing. Just because two …

New Tool For Clean Energy Action: “SWITCH”

<b>Published on</b> October 28th, 2014 | <i>by Cynthia Shahan</i><p>2<p>New Tool For Clean Energy Action: “SWITCH”<p>October 28th, 2014 by <b>Cynthia Shahan</b><p>A new policymaking …

Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?” - MIT Technology Review

Note from Arthur Obermayer, friend of the author:<p><i>In 1959, I worked as a scientist at Allied Research Associates in Boston. The company was an MIT</i> …

Stop People from Wasting Your Time

We’re all too busy, spending our days in back-to-back meetings and our nights feverishly responding to emails. (Adam Grant, a famously responsive Wharton professor, told me that on an “average day” he’ll spend 3-4 hours answering messages.) That’s why people who waste our time have become the …

Sweden slammed for racism report omissions

The criticism has come from several organizations that would like to see a more self-critical Swedish analysis. The report will form the basis for a …

Productivity Lifesaver: The 5-Sentence Email

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Eliminating extra information from emails can help you reclaim a large portion of your workday, increase your productivity, and improve your chances of getting a reply.<p>Boulder, Colo. entrepreneur Andreea Ayers discovered the …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

What Science Says About Using Physical Force To Punish A Child

Following the news that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reportedly used a tree branch to hit his 4-year-old son (and the later accusation that he injured <i>another</i> 4-year-old son), the acceptability of physical punishment has been a topic of national conversations.<p>Some Internet …

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