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The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

8 Rules Every Couple Should Set Before Having a Threesome

<i>In Hump Day, award-winning psychotherapist and TV host Dr.</i> <i>Jenn</i> <i>Mann answers your sexiest questions—</i><i>unjudged and unfiltered.</i><p><b>DEAR DR. JENN,</b><p>My boyfriend …

Relationships

Rare mutation of gene carried by Quebec family gives insight into how the brain is wired: Brain scans could further understanding of psychiatric disorders, brain's reward system

Brain scans could further understanding of psychiatric disorders, brain's reward system<p>The study of a Quebec family with an unusual gene provides …

The Brain

Young People Experience More Déjà Vu, And That Says Important Things About The Brain

Most people have experienced déjà vu at some point in their lives—that eerie phenomenon where an experience feels way more familiar than it should. …

Neurophilosophy

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Social media addiction is real, powerful and worse than alcohol, but you can fight it with the right tools

Did you know that there’s a drug out there that leaves you emotionally dependent on its presence, cranky in its absence and that anyone can partake …

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Experts say findings are ‘astounding’ and could help understand the purpose of dreams and predict whether people are dreaming<p>Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of …

The Brain

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7 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Let Go of Anxiety and Worry

Anxiety is a big problem for many people in America. According to recent statistics, more than 3.3 million people in the US suffer from an anxiety …

You use this word to help you through hard times without even knowing it

We all deal with heartbreak in somewhat predictable ways.<p>You might eagerly re-top that glass of wine, add a few extra miles to your daily run or …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy …

Cure For HIV, AIDS Found? Scientists Discover 'Holy Grail' Biomarker Capable Of Eliminating Virus Reservoirs

A medical research breakthrough at the Institut de Génétique Humaine in France may have brought the international scientific community one step …

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of cases in which human beings peak well into middle and old age.<p>Teenagers may have vitality on their side, but older people are generally more …

This One Quality Will Make Managers Line Up To Hire You

A study proves that to be successful as a new employee, you have to possess this one quality.<p>Rod Marinelli, the defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, said something to this effect: "When recruiting college athletes you have to look into why they are successful. When you enter the pros, your …

coachability

10 Ways to Manipulate People Into Being Happy

Hi, I’m Bobbie, and I am a sociopath. I’ve compiled a list of the things that secretly make people happy, but they probably won’t tell you about. Or …

Donald Trump wants to know who's causing all these problems. It’s Donald Trump.

The morning after his national security adviser resigned in disgrace, President Trump issued a cry for help on Twitter:<p>Why indeed? It had been a pretty rough week for Trump by the time he tweeted, and it was only Tuesday morning. From Trump’s vantage point, the proximate cause of his troubles …

Donald Trump

See Every Single One of the Drool-Worthy Products in Too Faced's Summer 2017 Collection

After months of getting teased by Too Faced cofounder Jerrod Blandino and his tempting Instagram "sneaky peeks," we have finally received official word from the brand's publicity team on the Summer launches . . . and the lineup is <i>good</i>. There are gemstone-inspired highlighters, drool-worthy shadow …

Makeup

19 Charcoal Beauty Products People Swear By

Charcoal can basically fix anything.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How to Make Your Skincare Products Work 10 Times Better

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring agent in our bodies—it helps to cushion and lubricate joints, nerves, hair, skin, and eyes. It has this …

Lush Cosmetics teased their upcoming fresh collection, and now we're dreaming about spring

It is endlessly comforting to daydream about spring in February when the cold and snowy weather feels most oppressive. So it was a smart move when …

These Are The 5 Beauty Ingredients To Stay Away From

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

Beauty

31 New Beauty Products You Should Try, Like, ASAP

Want them, need them. NOW.

Not an Early Bird? Here's How Night Owls Can Still Find Success.

Follow these four tried-and-true habits to maximize productivity.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve never been an early bird. Early birds hit their stride at sunrise. As a night owl, my best ideas arrive when the sun sets. Living in a 9-to-5 society can be …

Time Management

The Dunning-Kruger Effect Is Why Incompetent People Think They're Great

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Psychology

“Dear President Bannon”: Trump naysayers wage letter-writing campaign to troll the President

The #PostcardsToBannon movement encourages people to write to President Trump’s chief strategist instead<p>Writing a letter to the president is almost as ubiquitous as writing a letter to Santa. When President Obama took office, he relished the opportunity to read his mail, pledging to read 10 letters …

A Heroic AI Will Let You Spy on Your Lawmakers' Every Word

No one knows better than Sam Blakeslee that your elected officials operate in the shadows. No one is sure what they do or what they say.<p>He knows …

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Giving Her Paid Family Leave Proposal Its First Trump-Era Test

Even as Capitol Hill remains consumed by the legal fallout of President Donald Trump’s travel ban and the on-going confirmation of his cabinet picks, …

Tropical Modernism: 12 Incredible Homes That Blend Nature and Architecture

Whether designed to embrace or enclose, every building exists within unique cultural and environmental conditions. Specifically designed to address a range of natural elements, tropical architecture focuses on issues of ventilation, integration and climate. Made to reorganize and contrast with …

Costa Rica

GOP senator: DeVos will have to be 'exposed' to public schools to see how successful they are

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Sen. Deb Fischer, who voted to confirm to Betsy DeVos as the secretary of education Tuesday, said DeVos will need to be exposed to public schools to see how successful they are in educating children.<p>Fischer made the comments on Monday evening speaking with 1400 KLIN local radio …

Education