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Winter Celebrations

In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice happens in December, but it's in June for those living in the Southern Hemisphere.Photograph by Marcel Schauer, Dreamstime Around the world, family members help to decorate the tree and home with bright lights, wreaths, candles, holly, mistletoe, and …

Happy New Year's in Pictures

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100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

The Best Champagne for Every Holiday Occasion and New Year’s Eve Party in 2015/2016

Cheers!The best champagne for every holiday occasion and NYE party.Whether you're celebrating a big end-of-the-year work bonus, hosting a holiday …

New Year's Day 2015 arrives around the world

While the countdown to midnight has not yet begun in New Jersey, places around the world have already welcomed in the New Year.<p>Auckland, New Zealand, …

Starting 2015 with a bang! London unleashes 15 tons of fireworks... including a special poppy display to mark the centenary of WWI

A breathtaking display of fireworks lit up London's night sky as huge crowds descended on the Capital for the arrival of 2015.<p>Revellers watched on as …

DJ Ruckus Shares His New Year's Eve Playlist

If there’s one thing that can make or break your New Year’s Eve party, it’s the tunes.<p>So PEOPLE tapped Las Vegas resident DJ Ruckus, 31 – who has …

New Year's Eve: World Begins Celebrating the Arrival of 2015

World<p>LONDON — It's out with the old and in with the new, as revelers around the world begin to ring in the new year with parties and celebrations. From the beaches of Brazil to the shores of Sydney Harbor and the potentially snowy streets of Las Vegas — yes, really — 2015 is being welcomed with a …

Is the Cycle to Work scheme still relevant in 2018?

It’s been almost twenty years since the Cycle to Work scheme was introduced in 1999 – the aim being to encourage people to make healthier and more …

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success.<p>But a large and growing body of research on positive organizational psychology demonstrates that not only is a cut-throat environment harmful to productivity over time, but that …

Today’s productivity paradox

Recent trends in productivity growth make it hard to be optimistic about the future. In 2014, the global growth of total factor productivity, or TFP, …

How Sexism Shaped Corporate Culture

From condescending bosses to the perceived illegitimacy of catering and cleaning jobs, a notion of the workplace conceived nearly 100 years ago still influences how Americans interact with their superiors.<p>When the real-estate startup WeWork recently terminated a contracting agreement to bring its …

A Significant Deal for Automakers and Unions

American factory workers are going to make good money again as labor inks deals with the Big Three. Will the benefits spread to non-union plants?<p>For nearly a decade, new workers hired at unionized auto plants across the country have started their jobs knowing a troubling fact: They made less than …

Uber's Labor-Free Fantasy Won't Last Forever

Uber is now worth more money than General Motors. Will the hundreds of thousands of Americans who drive for Uber ever be able to earn a living …

How to Recognize the Signs of Burnout Before You're Burned Out

Once you recognize you’re burned out, you can pull yourself back from the ledge, but it’d be best to never get there in the first place. Luckily, the …

Top 13 Highest Paying Careers Right Out of College

One of the biggest concerns for many graduates is finding a high-quality job that pays well and has excellent career prospects.<p>Some professions will …

15 Best Jobs or Careers You Can Do With A Law Degree

It is no new fact that people who have gained a degree in law are exceptionally smart as well as have an analytical bend of mind. The skills as well …

16 Companies that are Hiring like Crazy Right Now

Not everyone has what it takes to become an integral part of today, twenty first century business world. Searching for a job in this day and age can …

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How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Wearable Tech

Online Marketers Take Note Of Brains Wired For Rewards

Ask yourself: Are you addicted to technology — any technology? Do you check email obsessively, tweet without restraint or post on Facebook during Thanksgiving dinner? Or perhaps you are powerless in the face of an iPad loaded with Angry Birds?<p>Many of the most popular technologies of our time tap …

Eye-tracking cameras reveal secrets of peacock's tail feathers

When a peacock fans his plumage and struts his stuff, it's an impressive sight. Or so it appears to us humans. What really matters, of course, is …

Inno-Versity Presents: "Greatness" by David Marquet

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Emoji love: The Science Behind Why We <3 Emoticons

<i>Andrea Ayres-Deets is the Lead Writer at ooomf, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Andrea writes about psychology, creativity, and business over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve never felt particularly comfortable in public spaces. I’m the …

Your phone will read people’s emotions better than you ever could

Computers stole your job; now they know your pain. Using a combination of facial recognition software and machine learning algorithms, researchers have trained computers to be dramatically better than humans at reading pained facial expressions. And they’re working on new programs to help clue you …

Noble Edge Effect

In Summary<p><b>New research shows that social goodwill increases the perceived quality of your products</b>• <b><br>Your products will only be perceived as better when</b> …

Behavioral Sciences

Science says these 5 things happen to couples who have been together a long time

And according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, the author of "Powers of Two," these tiny shifts are also the catalyst for a different kind of thought process — a shared mind, so to speak — that allows couples (romantic or not) to come up with more creative solutions to problems than they'd ever think up on …

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