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13 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be A Happier Person

That's what we learned from 13 scientific studies that discovered small changes we can all make to improve our outlook on life.<p>From writing down the good parts of your day to simply smiling, here are a few proactive steps you can take towards becoming a happier you.

Happiness

Readers suggest the 10 best ... music documentaries

http://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2013/may/23/readers-ten-best-music-documentaries-gallery<p>720<p>Last week we bought you our 10 best music …

People’s Faces Recreated From the DNA Found In Chewing Gums and Cigarette Butts

This may sound like a science fiction story, but American artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg recreates people’s faces from the DNA she finds on various …

Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class

Kodak employed 140,000 people. Instagram, 13. A digital visionary says the Web kills jobs, wealth — even democracy<p>Jaron Lanier is a computer science pioneer who has grown gradually disenchanted with the online world since his early days popularizing the idea of virtual reality. “Lanier is often …

20 ways to keep your internet identity safe from hackers

We're high up in the Gherkin in the City of London and Garry Sidaway, director of security strategy at Integralis, a firm which advises government …

The Bloomberg 'Spy' Scandal Explained

On Friday, news broke that Goldman Sachs had complained that Bloomberg news reporters were using i nformation gleaned from the Bloomberg Terminal to further their reporting.<p>Since then it's become clear that this was not an isolated incident, and that it's been going on awhile.<p>Confused on what this …

Goldman Sachs

Beyond Meat CEO: One day eating meat will have no connection to animals

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>The CEO of plant protein startup Beyond Meat, Ethan Brown, believes that in 50 to 100 years, the supermarket meat counter …

8 Things Really Successful People Do | Inc.com

Most people claim to want success. But not everyone is willing to do the hard work and the smart work to get there. Often opportunities present themselves and because people are distracted, they miss them or give up on them before things fully develop.<p>Truly successful people don't leave much to …

Self-improvement

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

In the past few decades, the fortunate among us have recognised the hazards of living with an overabundance of food (obesity, diabetes) and have …

AppArchitect Lets Anyone Build iOS Apps, No Coding Or Templates Necessary

Easy app creation, outside of the land of Ruby and Python, has become a huge phenomenon in the last year. And the latest company to join the fold,AppArchitect, is launching straight from our Disrupt NY stage.<p>AppArchitect lets you build custom iPhone and iPad apps using a simple drag-and-drop …

Photographers' anger at law change over 'orphan works'

<b>Photography groups have reacted angrily to new legislation passed in Parliament over the use of copyrighted material when the owner cannot be contacted.</b><p>Photographs or other creative works can be used without the owners' explicit permission as long as a "diligent search" has taken place.<p>Campaigners …

Surveillance

How to eat healthily on £1 a day

<b>Starting on Monday 29 April, 5,000 Britons will be challenging themselves to live on just £1 a day for five days, as part of a campaign by the Global Poverty Project.</b><p>But is it possible not just to survive, but also to eat a balanced and healthy diet on that sort of budget?<p>Over five days, I set out …

Food

Why Your iPhone Addiction Is Snuffing Your Creativity

Having a stimulation fix in your pocket isn’t always the best for you. In praise of the power of boredom.<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re re-posting some of our most popular stories from the archives, with a special</i> …

Creativity

Slaves to the algorithm

There are many reasons to believe that film stars earn too much. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie once hired an entire train to travel from London to …

New York Times

The 13 Most Drastic Big Brand Logo Changes Ever Seen

Some, however, are so drastic that the new marques look like they have been created for completely different companies.<p>Think Coca-Cola — since the 1880s, its logo design has barely evolved. The Coca-Cola logo is ubiquitous and consistent, and it pays off: Coca-Cola is widely regarded as the most …

Graphic Design

Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …

Tired, Stressed Out, Need A break? Recognize It But Don't React

According to the World Health Organization, the cost of stress to American businesses is as high as $300 billion. Putting on a brave face doesn’t help. Research has shown that employees whose job requires them to manage their emotions (which, surely, is everyone) are more prone to emotional …

Web censorship: the net is closing in

Every state in the world has its own laws, cultural norms and accepted behaviours. As billions of people come online in the next decade, many will …

Art & Design News

The Most Important Elements of Your Business Plan

Whether you’re training for a marathon or have a dream of taking your business public, one of the most essential tools to success is writing down …

Is Instant News Rotting Your Brain?

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Swiss novelist Rolf Dobelli has been making waves with a new work of nonfiction called <i>The Art of Thinking Clearly</i> in …

Neurology

Information Revolution: Big Data Has Arrived at an Almost Unimaginable Scale | WIRED

Business emails sent per year: <br>2,986,100<p>Content uploaded to Facebook each year: <br>182,500<p>Google’s search index: <br>97,656<p>Kaiser Permanente’s Digital …

From SOPA to CISPA

WHEN a coalition of internet activists and web companies scuppered the Hollywood-sponsored Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) last year, they warned …

Gigaom | The dramatic decline of the Philadelphia Inquirer newsroom captured in photos

Advertisement<p>Newspapers were very much in the news this week, in the wake of the Boston bombings and the manhunt for the escaped suspect: many …

App to prevent 'accidental incest' proves a hit with Icelanders

The risk of Icelanders accidentally sleeping with a relative is apparently high enough to justify the creation of a smartphone app to help prevent it.<p>…

Mining digital gold

IN 1999 an 18-year-old called Shawn Fanning changed the music industry for ever. He developed a service, Napster, that allowed individuals to swap …

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