Prithvi Raju

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Homeopathy Is a Worse Fraud Than Theranos

Over the last three years, Theranos has toppled from a $9 billion company to bankruptcy. As Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou …

Homeopathy

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)

You’re sick of the same self-help literature that promises success in just a few simple steps. So am I. It’s all over the Internet, and if it were as …

Motivation

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

2018 Software Development Trends That You Can Count on Continuing Into 2019

An Entrepreneur contributor consults his crystal ball and says to keep an eye on blockchain, AI and progressive web apps.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That new technology you're hopping on may be all the rage now, but will anyone remember it this time next year? …

Artificial Intelligence

“I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-Lee, the Man Who Created the World Wide Web, Has Some Regrets

Berners-Lee has seen his creation debased by everything from fake news to mass surveillance. But he’s got a plan to fix it.<p>“For people who want to make sure the Web serves humanity, we have to concern ourselves with what people are building on <i>top</i> of it,” Tim Berners-Lee told me one morning in …

Privacy

New study suggests it’s possible to never die

Side Note<p>Jul—01—2018 04:59PM EST<p>Flip Schulke / National Archives<p>(As long as you live until you’re 105 and have really good luck after that.)<p>Drew …

8 Gross Things Your Body Does That Mean You Got A Good Night’s Sleep

Bodies in general are kinda gross. As a seasoned hypochondriac, I try not to think about all the processes my body goes through on the regular, …

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

Research Confirms It: We Really Are Getting Dumber

Our IQ levels are falling, and no one knows why. But scientists largely agree on this: It's due to something in the environment, not to the presence …

Psychologists Explain Why You Procrastinate — And How to Stop

From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours — or days, or weeks — too long. Procrastination is a normal, …

Procrastination

6 Habits of The World’s Richest People Who Are Humbled And Also Unique In Most Cases.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) What do Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Richard Branson and Apple CEO Tim Cook have in common? They are some of the wealthiest people on …

Fragment Tells When Abraham Actually Killed Isaac

June 28, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>It’s the classic biblical tale that speaks of obligation to divine commands. But it’s all okay in the end because …

5 Ways to Manage the Unbearable Feeling of Being Overwhelmed

The demands of modern life continue to increase, even as our time does not.<p>Do you feel like your to-do list is getting longer by the day? No matter how much time you spend, you can never get to the end. You feel like a hamster running on a circular treadmill, working hard but not getting …

Time Management

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

4 harsh truths about life that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, "face the facts" you know you're about to hear something you don't want to hear? Probably because of a second cliche: "The truth hurts."<p>Nobody recommends denial — but nobody recommends procrastination, either. And we're all prone to both. Denial is existential …

Happiness

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Instead of ‘Finding’ Your Passion, Try ‘Developing’ It: Stanford Scientists

If you think you may have a passion for photography, try “developing” that passion instead of “finding” it. The shift in mindset could help keep you …

How to Break Free from Comparing Myself with Others

<i>What really works and what doesn’t</i><p>On a daily basis I come across people who seem to be more beautiful, more intelligent, more successful, kinder or …

Pride isn’t a vice – it’s a way to become your best self

<b>Jessica Tracy</b> is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where she also directs the Emotion and Self …

Martha Beck: Experiencing Pain Is the Only Way to Achieve Happiness

Have you ever noticed how many beloved songs suggest that we have absolutely no control over our emotions? (One common message is "If you don't love …

Why boredom is so powerful in your life

Are you bored or just experiencing boredom?<p>The difference between the two can determine your life satisfaction.<p>Boredom is not lack of stimulation. …

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Self-help

10 things successful people (who are actually happy) do differently

Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you’ve been chasing, two new …

So You're Smart, but You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Scientific Research

Putin has touted an 'invincible' nuclear weapon that really exists — here's how it works and why it deeply worries experts

During Vladimir Putin's annual speech on Thursday, the Russian president played videos that unveiled brand-new nuclear weapons with startling capabilities.<p>Putin announced an "unstoppable" nuclear-powered "global cruise missile" that has "practically unlimited" range, then showed an animation of the …

North Korea