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Box Breathing Is the Navy SEAL Technique for Reducing Stress and Staying Calm

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>With a motto like "The Only Easy Day Was …

How Humans Use 'Strategic Ignorance' When Facts Get In The Way

Social science research explores how our minds push away information that gets in the way of our feelings and desires.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>President Trump has talked an awful lot about fake news this past year, and it's not just the president. Other Republicans use this term. Democrats use …

Fake News

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words | Inc.com

Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your goal.<p>Jerry Seinfeld is a legend to the comedic world and is also part of one of the most successful shows in history. …

Procrastination

Billionaire Richard Branson Credits To-Do Lists as a Key to His Success

The Virgin founder recently published a a 1972 to-do list from his old diary.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What’s been the simple secret to billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson’s success? <i>To-do lists</i>.<p>That’s right, success might just be a pen and paper away. …

Emails Confirm Donald Trump Jr. Knew Of Russian Effort To Sway 2016 Election

Donald Trump, Jr., released emails confirming he was told of a Russian government effort to sway the 2016 election in his father's favor. That release reverberated through Washington, where numerous related investigations are underway.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>We're going to go to the White …

Wake Up and Move

<b>What do you do after you first wake up?</b> If you’re like most busy people, you grab your phone and check your email, your calendars, and anything else …

Here’s what your body would say if it could talk

James Hamblin was a radiologist at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, but he found the job isolating, exhausting and ultimately unfulfilling. So he studied improv comedy at night, and became a health editor at the Atlantic in 2012. He mixes humor and anecdotes with serious …

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?

Literature

Earth - Plants can see, hear and smell – and respond

Plants, according to Jack C Schultz, "are just very slow animals".<p>This is not a misunderstanding of basic biology. Schultz is a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has spent four decades investigating the interactions between plants and …

Botany

Kirk Douglas vs Richard Harris: Secrets of the most bitter feud in Hollywood's golden age

As Kirk Douglas approaches his 100th birthday, actor David Weston recalls acting alongside him and Richard Harris in the Second World War classic The Heroes of Telemark – and the bitter public rivalry between the two of them as they vied for the position of leading man<p>I was standing next to Richard …

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

Five Ways Reading Can Improve Health and Well-Being

For many of us, there's nothing quite like getting lost in a good book.<p>Reading can transport us to another world, providing escape from life's everyday stresses, at least temporarily.<p>But increasingly, researchers are finding that reading may offer some real benefits for health and well-being.<p>In …

How to raise a genius: lessons from a 45-year study of super-smart children

A long-running investigation of exceptional children reveals what it takes to produce the scientists who will lead the twenty-first century.<p>On a …

Clinton campaign: Pence is 'most extreme pick in a generation'

Hillary Clinton's campaign ripped Donald Trump's decision to pick Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as running mate Friday, calling Pence "the most extreme pick in a generation and was one of the earliest advocates for the Tea Party."<p>“By picking Mike Pence as his running mate, Donald Trump has doubled down …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …