Juan Limon

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You Can Increase Your Intelligence: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Cognitive Potential

By Andrea Kuszewski | Nov 11, 2011<p>Synopsis<p>Learn about the principles of fluid intelligence and strengthen your cognitive abilities through exercises …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

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How To Be Successful And Happy

Maximizers, people who always search for the best in whatever they pursue in life, usually achieve superior outcomes to satisficers — people who are content with moderate achievements. But they aren’t happy people.<p>“Nice as this sounds, in social psychology parlance, maximizers often wind up being …

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10 Cheap Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Bonus #11: Impromptu living room dance party.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber of Dappered.com.</i><p>“’Cause I don’t care too… much for …

How to Make a Great First Impression with Your Place | The Art of Manliness

It’s date night. You and a gal have been out a few times and tonight you’ve invited her over your place for the first time for a dinner you’re …

Male Affection: A Photographic History Tour | The Art of Manliness

In my unending search for just the right vintage images for our articles, I have looked through thousands of photographs of men from the last century …

How You Can Make Your Brain Smarter Every Day

<b>By Michael Merzenich, Ph.D., Next Avenue Contributor</b><p><i>“Smarter Brains,” which reports on the latest research and discoveries in neuroscience and how we can apply them to our daily lives to boost our brain power at any age, airs on PBS stations nationwide in August. (Check local listings.) Michael</i> …

Chromecast Tips & Tricks (video)

Are you one of the lucky people to have gotten a Chromecast before they sold out? In that case, we’ve got an article full of tips and tricks to get a little bit more out of your new device, but first, I’m going to answer some questions that were asked on my Chromecast review.<p>Does Chromecast stream …

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Three Steps That Lead To Customer Loyalty

It’s an all too common experience.<p>A shopper is ready to buy and a sales associate is nose down straightening shirts and ties. The shopper has to alert the associate, who then looks for the specific item in a specific size. Sorry. Out of stock. One lost sale. One lost shopper, maybe forever.<p>It’s a …

One Guaranteed Way To Boost Your Happiness

<i>By Jeanette Leardi for YouBeauty</i><p>Are you happy with your life? That's not as simple a question as it seems. After all, you may be content with some parts of your life and unhappy about others. Perhaps your work life fulfills you but you hunger to be in a relationship. Or maybe you're fine with your …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

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Should A Manager Apologize After Making A Mistake?

I was asked recently by a highly respected friend as to whether a manager should apologize after making a mistake. My friend had a manager who had clearly made a mistake, and refused to apologize, ostensibly on the grounds that an apology was an admission of guilt and possibly inability to …

What Does Your Handwriting Reveal About Your Personality?

'Graphology' is known as 'the pseudoscientific study and analysis of handwriting', forensic scientists & supporters of this method use it to decipher …

Trader Joe's Tops Survey Of Best Grocery Chains, Walmart Lands At Bottom Of List

According to a new study by Market Force Information, Trader Joe's is North America's favorite grocery store based on customer satisfaction. The survey of 6,600 consumers also gave high marks to Publix and Whole Foods. Walmart brought up the rear.<p>Take a look at how all the grocery chains fared:<p>So …

5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

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Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Gareth Emery Says Not to Vote for Him in DJ Mag Top 100

The DJ Mag Top 100 poll has to be the most controversial moment for dance music every year. Especially in more recent years, people have gotten fed …

More Bourbon, Less Sugar: A Ketchup Worth Making

There are many reasons to make your own ketchup. The bottled stuff (even the most top-shelf variety) has an indeterminate amount of sugar and …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.