Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as
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“Time perception matters because it is the experience of time that roots us in our mental reality.” Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps
“Metaphorical thinking … is essential to how we communicate, learn, discover, and invent.” “Children help us to mediate between the ideal and the real,” MoMA’s Juliet Kinchin wrote in her fascinating history
Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you. Switching
It might seem like an absurd idea, but physicists have long pondered whether black holes could one day be tapped for energy, says Phil Ball. But how possible is it? Imagine the scene: highly advanced get
As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?
The device could eventually let surgeons apply stem cells more directly One of the greatest promises of 3-D printing is that we'll one day be able to print organs on-demand. Need a new liver? There it
* Rocket carries communications satellite owned by SES * Seventh flight of company's Falcon 9 booster * SpaceX has backlog of nearly 50 launches, worth $4 billion By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., 3
How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently. Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible,
Creativity is a mystery right? Maybe not. Here’s a look at the science of the creative process and how to harness your brain’s power to come up with more great ideas. Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more ideas?
Take a page from Twitter investor Chris Sacca to take your career to the next level–put your nose to the grindstone, hustle, schlep, slog, and invent a consultancy. Super lucky people get so frustratingly
Psychologists have shown humans are poor judges of their own abilities, from sense of humour to grammar. Those worst at it are the worst judges of all. You're pretty smart right? Clever, and funny too.
Think you have the pushup down? Think again. Here are the common mistakes most guys make when doing their favorite equipment-free moves As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge
What building a Lego figurine, frequenting coffee shops, and “deliberate practice” teach us about completing the task at hand–happily. Progress is untapped power. It fuels our motivation and performance
Because you’ll never make a friend on another floor. Kayak cofounder Paul English has a thing for geography: not just in the travel itineraries, but also in the physical layout of his company’s people.