Hossein Shakaroun

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What Happens During an Amygdala Hijack

The term "amygdala hijack" was coined by psychologist Daniel Goleman in his 1995 book, <i>Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ.</i> Goleman …

Mindfulness

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Emotional Intelligence

Kim Jong Un Offers to Host Peace Talks Between United States and Canada

SINGAPORE (The Borowitz Report)—One day before his summit with Donald J. Trump, the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, has offered to host peace talks between the United States and Canada.<p>Speaking to reporters at his hotel in Singapore, Kim said that the rising tensions between the North American …

North Korea

China takes new steps to lure science talent from abroad

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

Science

The Secret to My Summer Body? Lamb Fat and Pita Bread

By Carey Polis<p>These spiced lamb burgers have become my summer ritual.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>Have you noticed that people are a little less afraid of fat these days? All of a sudden, avocado is "good fat," putting …

Cooking

Why thousands of AI researchers are boycotting the new Nature journal

Academics share machine-learning research freely. Taxpayers should not have to pay twice to read our findings<p>Budding authors face a minefield when it comes to publishing their work. For a large fee, as much as $3,000, they can make their work available to anyone who wants to read it. Or they can …

Machine Learning

How quitting my corporate job for my startup dream f*cked my life up

Finally the SMS arrived:<p><i>“Tomorrow morning 5am, flight number AZ610 from Rome to NewYork.”</i><p>An SMS hitting my BlackBerry on Sunday evenings used to …

Entrepreneurship

5 Practical Steps You Can Take To Fight Off Loneliness When You're Single

Being single and lonely don't have to go hand-in-hand, but if you are experiencing the blues due to the fact that you're not in a romantic …

Happiness

Why You Should Try Slow Travel at Least Once

There’s an easy way to make your next vacation feel longer: Slow it down.<p>You don’t have to request more time off to make this happen, either. …

Amalfi Coast

What is a Bidet, and Why You Need One

What is a bidet anyway? Americans haven't quite caught on yet, but it's time we do.<p>In America, we mostly know one kind of toilet: the one that …

Home Improvement

Job Interview Mistakes To Avoid, Part 2: Seven Verbal Communication Pet Peeves

This series on job interview mistakes opened with non-verbal communication pet peeves because the majority of your message is delivered non-verbally. However, what you say and how you say it absolutely matters as well. You can most definitely increase your job interview success by strengthening …

Public Speaking

5 Simple Ways Elon Musk Accomplishes The Impossible

Elon Musk is one of the most productive and successful business people of the twenty-first century.<p>Born in South Africa, he’s the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink and The Boring Co. What’s more, Musk helped build or co-found companies like PayPal, SolarCity and Hyperloop.<p>So how does Musk accomplish …

Tesla

I Traveled to 60 Countries in One Year—Here's Where I'd Recommend

It's a scenario many have dreamed about but never dared turn into reality: Stacie Flinner and her husband, David, ended their lease, put their …

Buenos Aires

Who is Steve Jobs’ Syrian immigrant father, Abdul Fattah Jandali?

Steve Jobs is well known as an arch innovator from California’s Silicon Valley – founding Apple Computer, NeXt and Pixar, and helping to bring to the …

19 Healthy Sandwiches With 5 Ingredients or Less

I have a hard time getting myself to eat lunch. It's not that I don't want to, it's just that I usually forget to because I'm so preoccupied with …

9 Running Tips for People Who Want to Become Runners

Ready to chase your weekend warrior dreams, but aren't sure where to start? Two running coaches help de-mystify the process.<p>Spring marks the time of year when every single person you follow on Instagram seems to be posting a perfectly-framed post-marathon photo, wearing a suspiciously perky smile …

Power-starved Lebanon urged to think greener

Lebanon has more than 300 sunny days a year, windswept mountains and a chronic undersupply of power. You might think therefore it would be racing to …

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>4 min read<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably seen Facebook ads portraying the “laptop” lifestyle …

Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It

When it comes to getting more out of business meetings, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have cracked the code.<p>Bad meetings: We've all experienced them. Whether it's poor planning, too much talking, or lack of preparation, bad meetings waste precious time and money.<p>But Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos …

Italy's 19 most beautiful villages

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Self-improvement

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Picasso’s Year of Wild Sex Is Too Hot for TV

The genius artist was a misogynistic monster who drew his sexual energy from a series of women he freely admitted treating like dirt. Even Antonio …

What Is Ketosis?

12 of the best beach towns in southern Europe

Quiet islands, Venetian harbours, sumptuous seafood and golden sands … these seaside towns in France, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece and Portugal are ingrained with the spirit of summer<p>Šibenik, Croatia<p>It’s known as the gateway to Krka national park and the Kornati islands, but this 1,000-year-old …

European Travel

Rules for Radicals – by Saul D. Alinsky

Humor is essential, for through humor much is accepted that would have been rejected if presented seriously.<p>As an organizer I start from where the …

How to get German citizenship (or just stay forever)

The German Foreign Office quite ominously warns on its website that “German citizenship law is relatively complicated” and that they can only answer …

Why Conflict is a Good Thing

<i>By Linda Adams, President of GTI</i><p>Conflicts between people are a normal, natural and inevitable part of life–at work, at home and in all our …

60seconds.travel

You want to know what Düsseldorf, Germany is all about? Give us 60 seconds. We spent a couple of days in this gem of Germany (no pun intended) and …