Jacob Grimm

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These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

4 simple strategies to quell public speaking fear

Public speaking fear can become a career-crippling problem.<p>It’s nearly impossible to eliminate nervousness, but there are plenty of ways to ease …

4 harsh truths 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 …

Happiness

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

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10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? 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 Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

A communication expert shares 4 conversation tips for people who hate small talk

Small talk is excruciating for many people.<p>Unfortunately, it is a necessary evil if you want to make connections, both personal and professional.<p>"Small talk is the appetizer for any relationship," Debra Fine, a internationally recognized expert on communication skills and bestselling author of "The …

Communication Skills

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Earth Science

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

Self-improvement

I hear you, but your home is still a lousy investment

Home must be where the heart is, because my Feb. 19 column on homeownership being a lousy investment annoyed readers mightily. I may as well have spit on motherhood, apple pie and the girl next door.<p>But my basic point remains true.<p>Readers’ biggest gripe: What about rent? Overwhelmingly, folks …

Home Ownership

The 14 toughest tongue-twisters in the English language

<b><br>1. 'Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.'</b><p>A team of researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology say that this is the most difficult tongue twister <i>in the world.</i> Can you say it ten times fast? The psychologists who created this tongue twister said that people who attempted to say it either …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Study Skills

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

A memory champion and 'IKEA's human catalog' shares 4 tips for acing an exam or presentation

The memory champion, who is also a world record holder for memorizing the largest number of names and faces, was dubbed IKEA's human catalog recently.<p>Yaanja, who lives in Sweden, was given just a week to memorize all 328 pages and 4,818 items of the 2018 catalog.<p>She was able to prove herself time …

IKEA

12 job interview tricks you can't afford to ignore

Some people are naturals at selling themselves during job interviews.<p>Others aren't.<p>Either way, there are certain tips and tricks that can instantly boost your performance during a job interview.<p>Here are 12 tricks that might be hard to master, but will take your interviewing experience to the next …

Employment

Don’t forget this: You, too, can acquire a super memory

<b>(pogonici, via Shutterstock)</b><p>Learning a memorization technique used by elite memory athletes leads to widespread changes in brain wiring<p>Catherine Caruso<p>March 13, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Elite memory athletes are not so different from their peers …

Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests

Cultivating a ‘memory palace’ can make long-lasting improvements to recall, say scientists, suggesting many of us have untapped memory reserves<p>A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that …

The Brain

Got a craving? Here's what your body actually wants to eat

Ever find yourself rummaging through the fridge or kitchen cabinets for that delicious, satisfying something—except nothing seems to fill that void? Maybe you know what you’re craving, but would actually have to leave the house to go and buy it (who wants to do that?), or your craving is so …

'What on your CV is the closest thing to a lie?': The 20 hardest job interview questions of 2017

The website lets staff leave anonymous reviews on their employers as well as feedback on everything from the interview process to what the CEO is like.<p>To compile the toughest interview questions, Glassdoor reviewed all interview questions submitted by users between the January 16, 2016 and January …

Employment

From Snoopy to Shark Bait: The Top Slang Word in Each State

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

Do You Even Know How Bonds Work? Now’s the Time to Brush Up

Test your knowledge with our quiz.<p>Bonds have been in the news a lot lately: Yields on 10-year Treasury bonds have risen amid concerns that tax cuts …

Repairing Your Good Credit Score

Filing for bankruptcy can be a viable for anyone who has had possessions repossessed by the IRS. Bankruptcy can wreak havoc on credit, but is often …

Personal Finance

The truth behind testosterone: why men risk it all

How do hormones such as testosterone and cortisol affect our ability to work, rest and play? A stock-market trader turned neuroscientist has the …

Trading