Jennifer Lewinski

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Why True Self-Love Is Your Most Important Mission And How It Will Change Your Life Forever

Why is self-love so important? And anyway, is it really that important? Well, let’s see… but first, we should take a closer look and try to …

3 Growth-Crushing Lies You Probably Told Yourself Today

What if the only thing between you and everything you ever wanted… was you?<p>As a coach helping people climb out of the ruts they’ve put themselves in, …

Self-Sustaining Floating City is a Modern Day Noah's Ark

This floating city is an innovative concept designed to function as a modern day <i>Noah's Ark</i>. The self-sustaining city was developed by Serbia-based Aleksandar Joksimovic and Jelena Nikolic as a means to support life–from humans and animals to fish, plants, and trees–in the case of an extreme natural …

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7 Things You Must Let Go Of To Be Truly Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Everybody wants happiness. It’s too bad that in this life, happiness can be a tricky thing.<p>I think that sometimes, instead of trying to chase …

#1 Surprising Secret to Boost Self Esteem (Even If You Hate Yourself)

<i>“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” –Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>You can boost self …

The Liberation of Steve McQueen

The Oscar-nominated director of '12 Years a Slave' is ready to put his anger aside<p>A decade and a half ago, the British filmmaker Steve McQueen took a …

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Legendary Anthropologist Margaret Mead on the Fluidity of Human Sexuality in 1933

In addition to being widely considered the most influential cultural anthropologist of all time, Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901–November 15, 1978) did pioneering work that laid the foundation for the sexual revolution of the 1960s. As <b>To Cherish the Life of the World: Selected Letters of Margaret</b> …

The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time

What is love? This question haunts the human psyche perhaps more persistently than any other. It has occupied our collective imagination for millennia, it has baffled scientists, taunted philosophers, and tantalized artists. So mystified by love were the Ancient Greeks that they itemized six types …

The Philosopher and the Prodigy: How Voltaire Fell in Love with a Remarkable Woman Mathematician

<i>“I found, in 1733, a young woman who thought as I did, and who decided to spend several years in the country, cultivating her mind.”</i> So begins the description by Voltaire in his memoirs of a relationship that would define the most productive years of his life. The most famous man in Europe had met …

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

Fake Google Maps listings recorded calls to the FBI, Secret Service

After failing to get Google's attention about alleged security weaknesses on location listings added to Google Maps, an engineer created his own fake listings on the service that recorded calls made to the FBI and Secret Service. Bryan Seely, a former Microsoft and Avanade employee, set up listings …

Gibberish is spreading like a virus from academia

Bad writing has spread beyond the ivory tower, into every corner of modern life<p>Exciting news! I’ve just produced my first academic paper. Called “The Impact of Amphibious Models on Interposable Algorithms”, it begins (if I say so myself), with a memorable opening line: “The exploration of lambda …