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How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

15 neat hidden features in iOS 11

After months and months of beta, iOS 11 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away.<p>If you want to impress all your friends with your mad iOS skills, here is a list of some of these features. I also wrote a short …

Neat

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

Great Travel and Productivity Apps You Haven’t Tried (Yet)

The 2017 Webby Award nominees have been announced. (Side note: we were nominated for Best Lifestyle Publication; vote for us here.) The Productivity …

Productivity Apps

In a Bad Mood? People Will Know It When You Use These 8 Words and Phrases | Inc.com

Getting salty today?<p>If you are, try to avoid these words and phrases. They are signals to the recipient that you are having a bad day. What works better? I always say--<i>explain the details</i>. Email is a great format for going into a little detail about what you really want to say.<p>It's important to …

Messaging

The Beginner's Guide to Reddit

GIF<p>In 2005, two recent college graduates launched a website with a simple idea: they would let the online community decide what was newsworthy and …

The Eclipse Hunters

Monday's total eclipse will be the first for many Americans. A hardcore group of enthusiasts, who structure their lives around the phenomenon, says: Welcome to the club.<p>On the morning of August 11, 1999, Kate Russo and her boyfriend were traveling on a bus from Belfast to Paris when they found …

Travel Industry

Ashley Graham Isn’t a Sample Size, But She Is a Supermodel

Ashley Graham’s lifelong mission to lift women up has taken on ridiculous, corporeal form today. That form is me, clinging to her arm, trying not to …

How to learn to play the piano in six weeks

In How to Play the Piano, the concert pianist James Rhodes teaches readers how they can learn the instrument in just six weeks. Watch the video above to find out more.<p>Many adults express a desire to learn an instrument, but may have been put off by childhood lessons, the dread of long and tedious …

Piano

5 Mental and Physical Changes You'll Actually Notice When You Start Meditating

Meditation is likely one of those things you put on your bucket list to learn later, or you tried one form, had difficulty doing it, and then forgot …

The 20 Most Essential Game of Thrones Episodes

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10 privacy gadgets to help you keep a secret

Fend off nosy neighbors, curious co-workers, and anyone else who tries to pry into your stuff.<p>Privacy is important. Just this week, another data breach occurred affecting airlines and banks in the Europe. While things such as malware are a problem and you should know how to remove it, you should …

Shopping

iPhone camera apps: 4 apps that take full advantage of iOS 10 and a photographers’ eye

The iPhone has a pretty powerful camera for a smartphone, and the iOS Camera app works well for most people. But if you’re a serious photographer and …

Apps

12 Great New Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer

We’re all just looking for the right book to read on vacation.<p>A good beach read might be as ubiquitous a summer staple as sunscreen, but what makes a book a beach read is harder to define. Should it be fast-paced? High energy? Physically light? (Never mind emotionally ― tears are just salt water, …

Books

10 Must-Visit Cities for Solo Travelers in 2017

It seems like solo travelers are taking over the world, storming one destination after the next and popularizing the daring travel trend. As much …

Science Confirms That Cats Domesticated Themselves (Kinda)

via pixabay.com/wilkernet<p>Cats are bossy. Most of the time anyway. I’ve yet to see one that doesn’t think it is clearly above me in the grand …

10 Most Filling Foods That Will Banish Your Snack Cravings

Think of your meals and snacks as deposits toward your total health. Would you rather deposit a penny or a dime? They’re roughly the same size, but a …

Essential Oils: 7 Smart DIYs for the Home

Recently we’ve featured a miniseries on smart, simple ways to use essential oils in the home, courtesy of Dawn De La Fuente, owner of Northern …

WhatsApp adds capability to share any file type

Everyone’s using WhatsApp these days, which makes it an ideal platform for quickly sharing files with friends and colleagues. And it just got even better at doing that, because you can now use WhatsApp to share <i>any</i> file type.<p>With a user base of over 1 billion, WhatsApp is by far the world’s most …

Apps

Here's how malware gets inside your phone's apps

Known as malware, some perpetrators use it to infect apps and get inside your smartphone. Why do they do it? Money, mostly.<p>The recent Judy malware, for example, was reportedly found in 41 apps in the Google Play store. It seems to have made money for its creators by repeatedly auto-clicking on …

Apps

Taking screenshots in iOS 11: hands-on with 10+ handy tips [Video]

It’s no secret that taking screenshots in iOS 11 is now a lot more robust than it’s been in previous versions of iOS. No longer is it just about pressing Home + Sleep; in iOS 11, taking screenshots goes much deeper. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough for a look at 10+ handy screenshot tips for …

iOS

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips; The Night Visitor by Lucy Atkins; Strange Magic by Syd Moore; Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham; Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson<p>Gin Phillips’s <b>Fierce Kingdom</b> (Doubleday, £12.99) begins at closing time in a zoo in an unnamed American city, where Joan is trying to hurry …

Books

Spot the Flaw in a Politician's Argument With This Guide to Logical Fallacies

Humans are biased. We remember things that confirm our beliefs more than things that don’t. And every day, we’re presented with new information and …

To Live Your Best Life, Learn These Ten Simple Habits

<i>What can I do to make sure I am becoming the best version of myself? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

This Is the Best Meditation Music

From the outside, meditation seems like the simplest of tasks: sit silently and focus on your breath as it moves in and out of your body so as to be …

Meditation

Hacking My Way to Consistent Meditation

I’ve always been bad at meditating.<p>We generally understand being “bad” at something as meaning that a task is beyond our ability: our drawings come …

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Your Vagus Nerve

This <i>Psychology Today</i> blog post is phase one of a nine-part series called "<i>The Vagus Nerve Survival Guide."</i> The nine vagal maneuvers featured in each …

Yoga

You’re Not Breathing Right

<b>Ceremony Meditation</b><i><br>60-minute group session, $25; ceremonymeditation.com</i><br>Coach Daniela Gil has students fill their lungs to about 80 percent …