Jamie Farrage

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5 Nonfiction Books We’re Excited to Read in 2017

Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution<p>A. Roger Ekirch<p>As we’ve seen with fugitive Edward Snowden, the process of criminal extradition can turn into a diplomatic nightmare, especially when the two nations at the negotiation table already have a difficult relationship. Such …

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

Why We Can't Tickle Ourselves

Summary: A researcher investigates why we find it impossible to tickle ourselves.<p>Source: The Conversation.<p><b>Some of us are more ticklish than others,</b> …

How To Fund Your Startup: The Ultimate Startup Funding Guide

In my work as a consultant to entrepreneurs, the issue of startup funding and capital always comes up. I’ve yet to work with an entrepreneur who says …

This 32-year-old CEO shares the most common piece of advice she gives aspiring entrepreneurs

Cofounder Cassandra Stavrou, 32, came up with the idea for the company — which makes posh, healthy popcorn — while working at advertising agency BBH in London.<p>"3pm everyday people go and buy a snack," Stavrou told Business Insider. "Invariably they'd buy a chocolate bar and feel really guilty or …

Psychologist: Mental Illness Is a Result of Intolerable Circumstances, Not Defective Genes

The health professions make a grave mistake when they treat mental illnesses as “discrete brain conditions that are largely genetically determined …

3 Amazing Books That Can Help You Through a Quarter-Life Crisis

The more you practice negative visualization, the happier you will be.<p><i>What books should someone going through a quarter-life crisis read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Vincent Buscemi on</b> …

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Top 15 Books of 2015

2015 marks my tenth year choosing the best books of the year, and it was the most difficult of them all. Non-fiction Christian book publishing …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

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3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Dear Media: People With Mental Illness Are Not Monsters -- Stop Making Them Look Like They Are

Dear Media,<p>I get it. I get why you constantly scare people. Fear gets higher ratings than brilliance.<p>But I am wondering, have you thought about the ramifications of portraying people with mental illness as evil, scary monsters who commit heinous crimes? Of telling only one story about mental …