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30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

Literature

How to share your iPhone photos with AirDrop

You know the drill: everyone gathers around for photos, and then everyone <i>in</i> the photos says, "Hey, can you send me those?"<p>Now comes the hassle of sending a bunch of text messages and/or emails -- provided you have all the necessary phone numbers and email addresses, of course. That's how most of us …

Apps

12 Tips for Taking Advantage of Your Messaging App's Best Features

Messaging is a core feature of your iPhone that lets you connect with friends and family instantaneously, without interrupting whatever activity you're doing. This roundup of tips is all about helping you get the most out of Apple’s Messages app. We’ll cover all of the basics, starting with …

The Science of Why You Do Your Best Thinking While Walking

Science explains why so many of history's great thinkers have been obsessive walkers.<p>Charles Darwin, Friedrich Nietzsche, William Wordsworth, even Aristotle: The list of great minds that were also obsessive walkers is long. Why is the connection between wandering feet and a productive brain so …

Walking

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

professionals

Seneca on the Folly of Groundless Fear

W<p>hat is stopping you from pursuing your dream job, from making art, from travelling the world, from putting yourself out there? <b>Fear.</b> It’s that …

What Happens to Your Body When You Hold Your Urine

When nature calls, sometimes we don’t answer right away. Maybe you’re in the middle of an email. Maybe you’re on the phone, or you’re driving. We all …

Women's Health

‘A key would not be missed’: A British detective answers our Making a Murderer questions

Netflix documentary Making a Murderer has kept viewers gripped with an unfurling tale of murder and the actions of American law enforcement.<p>But then more information came out: creators Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos hadn’t included more incriminating evidence about Avery. There were attempts for …

Masters of Habit: Rituals, Lessons, and Quotes from Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 and was known as the last of the “Five Good Emperors.” Here, some lessons from him that still apply …

Apple is about to hold the biggest event it's had in years — here's what to expect

It's an announcement we've been expecting for months; Apple has held press events to introduce its newest smartphone to the world every September since 2012.<p>But what makes this event different is that analysts and industry watchers are expecting the company to talk about more than just its new …

I'm a Muslim But Here's Why I Admire the Catholic Church

I’m a Muslim But Here’s Why I Admire the Catholic Church<p>First, allow me to start this short article with what might be deemed a startling confession: …

Theology

7 Simple Tips to Help You Find Happiness

Most often happiness is not far off, just a little hidden. Here's how to uncover it.<p>Everyone would like to be happy. Some find happiness more easily than others. I like to consider myself a happy person. Certainly, I am much happier today than when I was younger. Much of the angst and insecurity of …

Happiness

Flurv - Meet, Chat, Friend - appPicker

Flurv is the global network for meeting new people.<p>Instantly meet people near you or around the world. Discover new friends at a local bar or in …

What You Need to Know to Sync iPhone to iPad

<i>Last Updated: April 27, 2015</i><p>Millions of people have both an iPhone and an iPad, so ensuring that the data on both devices is in sync at all times is …

Apps

Download 135 Free Philosophy eBooks: From Aristotle to Nietzsche & Wittgenstein

Just wanted to give you a quick heads up that we've recently spun out a collection of Free Philosophy eBooks (from our larger, more diverse …

Six Clicks: iOS, Android apps to lift your startup off the ground | ZDNet

Evernote<p>Evernote is a well-known productivity app which can help entrepreneurs organize their business, projects and time effectively, The note-taker …

Apps

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Emotional Intelligence

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realised why people think it's impossible

I started practicing mindfulness meditation five years ago, when I was an English teacher living in Seoul, South Korea.<p>I’d sit cross-legged and try …

Meditation

10 Ways to Tame Your Monkey Mind and Stop Mental Chatter

Zen Buddhists refer to the constant chatter of the mind as monkey mind. The Buddha held that the human mind is filled with drunken monkeys flinging …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Presenting the brand new, 2,500-year-old treatment for anxiety and depression

KSL-TV<p>Presenting the brand new, 2,500-year-old treatment for anxiety and depression<p>By | Posted Mar 16th, 2015 @ 8:42pm<p> 3 photos<p>24<p>SALT LAKE CITY — …

Mindfulness

iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – March 13, 2015

Looking to fill up your iPhone or iPad with free apps? Great apps go free on a regular basis, just like these 38 apps.<p>This apps gone free alert …

7 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free right now

It’s our last list of the week, but don’t despair — we’ve got a great one for you today. Thursday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for …