C Johnson

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The Art of Persuasion: 10 Brain Hacks to Leverage in Business and Life

Image Credit: Pixabay.<p>If you throw a frog into boiling water, it'll jump straight out. However, if it's placed in cold water and the temperature gradually increased, it'll be found dead without any attempt to escape. We've all experienced that subtle death.<p>Neuromarketing takes advantage of that …

Hacking

What Your Pronunciation of These Words Tells Other People

Where do you put flowers? People are ready to infer a whole lot about you by the way you say your answer.<p>In a recent survey, over 1,000 participants …

6 Awesome Zen Stories That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

10 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

Latest galleries<p>These HOT Older Guys Will Smash Your Ridiculous Ideas About Aging.<p>15 Things Guys Do That Turn Women Off.<p>13 Facts About US Elections …

Solutions to Martin Gardner's best mathematical puzzles

Photograph: ThinkFun<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/26/1414348357958/399ea89f-d142-47f9-8943-e52c23c85656-460x276.gif<p>460<p>Photograph: …

How Large Is Large? McDonald's Cup Sizes Around The World Compared

All large-sized cups are <i>not</i> made equal.<p>In a fascinating Buzzfeed video posted to YouTube Sunday, watch a side-by-side comparison of the small, medium and large soda cups sold at McDonald’s outlets in several countries around the world — including the U.S., Singapore, Japan, India, Canada and the …

A Myriad of Marvels

A Myriad of Marvels

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CHP-Commisioned Study On Lane-Splitting Safety

A study released this week by the University of California at Berkeley reports that motorcycle lane-splitting, the practice of riding in between …

Meet the Artist Who's Drawing Every Character From Every Coen Brothers Movie Ever Made

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

Kids

6 Mistakes You May Be Making on LinkedIn

It's time to take a second glance over your LinkedIn profile to make sure you're not making any of these mistakes.<p>It's a valuable networking tool, helping professionals connect for jobs and advice. But many LinkedIn members aren't taking full advantage of the networking features of the site. When …

This Paper Ticket Holds A Tiny Biological Machine

You can store the paper at room temperature, and all of its genetic and protein components will still work a year later.<p>The paper ticket you see pictured above is actually a little biology machine. It's a gene circuit stored on a slip of paper. To turn the gene circuit on, you simply wet the paper …

Ebola

7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally.<p>No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult. This article …

Parenting

Sarcasm at it's best: http://t.co/kcpwApeFtl

Sunset over Lake Michigan August 7th. The silhouette of Chicago inside the sun. http://t.co/qr9AzEFEjA

Meet The Ballsiest Man Alive On This Week's Weird Podcast. Also, Dancing Boobs.

Look, we know that your favorite place to read HuffPost Weird News is on the toilet.<p>So why not take a seat and listen to the soothing sounds of the Hardcore Weird News Podcast, complete with all the toilet humor we can't use in print?<p>Episode 2 is a porcelain buster, and it's all about our best body …

This is your brain on narcissism: The truth about a disorder that nobody really understands

<b>Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman in "American Psycho" (Universal Studios)</b><p>The term “narcissist” gets thrown around more and more often these days. But almost everyone’s getting it wrong<p>Sarah Gray<p>September 20, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p>In Greco-Roman myth, Narcissus, a beautiful young man, catches sight of …

On Motherhood and Sleepless Nights

A friend called recently to ask for some advice on sleep training. I could hear in her voice as she spoke that she was at the end of her rope.<p>The experience of sleep deprivation can overwhelm you like a tidal wave. It's like nothing else matters. Nothing else exists. You can hardly breathe, let …

Parenting

The women with superhuman vision

A tiny group of people can see ‘invisible’ colours that no-one else can perceive, discovers David Robson. How do they do it?<p>As Concetta Antico took her pupils to the park for an art lesson, she would often question them about the many shades she saw flashing before her eyes. “I’d say, ‘Look at the …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Engineering

15 Words And Phrases You're Probably Saying Incorrectly

Whatever the reason, we've bastardized parts of the English language.<p>The 15 word and phrases below often come out incorrectly. Let's set the record straight.<p><b>1. For all "intents and purposes" — not for all "intensive purposes"</b><p>If you say "for all intensive purposes," you mean "for all these very …

Language

New York Dolls

In a 1969 cover story shot by Vernon Merritt III, <i>Life</i> magazine lauded “That Young New York Look”—a mix of “long hair, long legs” and “a long cool stare.” It “might not always be elegant,” the editors noted, “but it is completely alive.” In fact, it is still kicking. On the fall runways of Saint …

Physicist-Turned-Cook Invents Ice Cream That Changes Color as It Melts

The latest invention of Manuel Linares, a Spanish physicist-turned-cook, proves that physics isn’t all about boring theories and formulae, it can be …