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24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

Do ‘Symmetrical Knees’ Make Runners Faster?

Usain Bolt, a Jamaican sprinter who holds the world record for 100 and 200 meters, is considered the fastest person alive, and perhaps ever recorded. …

10 Positive Affirmations To Nourish Your Mind And Body In 2014

Self-affirmation can have long-lasting positive effects on how a person handles life’s day-to-day stresses. This year, <i>Medical Daily</i> covered how …

These Digital Meditation Tools Can Be Your Gateway To A Calmer, More Effective Life

Meditation, an ancient practice of calming the mind, would seem to be incompatible with modern technology, with its emphasis on speed and connectivity. But as more and more Americans have embraced meditation as an antidote to hyper-connected lives, the world of technology has joined the movement. …

8 Ways To Practice More Positivity In 2014

It's impossible to go an entire year without navigating through some challenges -- but despite any setbacks, many are approaching 2014 with an optimistic outlook. Almost 50 percent of Americans believe their fortunes will improve in the new year. Is 2014 going to be the year of positivity?<p>According …

24 Easy Ways To Make Money On The Internet

So it turns out that the internet is good for more than just porn and video games – you can make money off it too! Think of the internet as a giant …

Small Business

10 warning signs that you are going to give up

It’s been a year of highs and lows. I decided to move to a new country for my research, I attempted to write a master’s thesis, I tried to find an …

Labor Economics

Seven Great, Underrated Desktop Wallpaper Sites

When it comes to decorating your desktop with new wallpaper, you probably have some favorite sources already, and we hopefully our Wallpaper …

31 Thought Provoking Life Questions to Answer If You Feel Stuck in Life

Who said that there had to be an absolute answer for each and every question? Sometimes the ability to ask yourself questions’ an act to challenge …


Life Lessons From A Memorial

How to Choose The Right Running Shoes

Are you ready to get running? Then find yourself some new, quality running shoes using this infographic as a guide for shopping for the perfect shoes.


How to Make Awesome PowerPoint Presentations

7 Things You Should Never Say to Someone

You’ve just said something wrong. The other person is looking at you with a red angry face, but <b>the issue is not about what you’ve said, it’s about</b> …

How to cut tourists out of every single picture you take

When to buy airline tickets

How to roll your sleeves

11 Body Hacks that You Should Know About

Have you got any tiny itchy issues with your body sometimes but don’t know how to deal with them? Say how to kill the brain freeze or what to do when …


21 Expressions You're Probably Saying Wrong

Do you consider yourself a grammar snob? Then read on to ensure these 21 commonly misused expressions aren't coming from your keyboard.


20 Things Life Is Too Short to Worry About (+ How to Ditch These Worries)

Sometimes my life feels like it’s stuck in neutral – like I’m stuck in an endless loop of introduction with no progress. It’s during these times in …


Five Best Video Converters

If you're getting your movie and TV show library in order, it helps to have all of your video in one format that you know every device you own can …

Forward Spam Text Messages to 7726 to Report Them

Ever get a text message that appears to be spam, but you don't really know what to do with it? It turns out, most carriers will let you report it by …

How Can Colors and Their Meanings Enhance Your Fashion IQ

Colors have meaning.<p>Have you notice that you attract more attention when you wear a certain color compared to when you’re wearing a different one? …


8 Benefits of Donating Blood That You May Not Know About

Find out the many different benefits of donating blood that you didn't know about like getting free snacks and improving your health.


When life gets you down

The Scientific Way to Mend a Broken Heart

Most of us have experienced heartbreak, and when you think about how it made you feel, it's very similar to physical pain and suffering. That's no …


How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

No doubt about it, Google Search has revolutionized the way we do research. Gone are the days when we need to reside in the library for days-on-end …

12 Inspiring Quotes About Fear

Fear is universal: we have all experienced being held captive by our own terrors! The inspiring quotes below will help you the next time you are …


5 Ways To Feel Better Right Now

Life has a tendency to knock us down a few notches every now and then. If you are having one of those days when nothing is going right, let me share …

Creative Writing

Digital Security Life Hacks

Myth Hacking - 5 things you thought were true, but aren't.