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How To Focus During Sex

This is not the time to multitask<p>Here's a question that's been on my mind lately: Since sex can be so great and fun, why is it so hard to get or stay focused during it? Basically, we spend most of our lives with our minds elsewhere, switching between tasks and doing six things at once; we are …

The Workplace
Apps

'Ghost in the Shell' Will Explore a Fantastic Biohacking Future

But the questions – like "What does it mean to be human?" – are relevant today.<p>The live-action film adaptation of the classic Japanese movie and …

Singularity

Chips implanted in the brain is no longer a thing of the future

It was about time. After glasses, contact lenses, wearables of all kinds and even tattoos, the next hurdle is this: integrate technology into our …

Singularity

How to Train Your Brain for Success

These mindset hacks will help to leverage your problems into success.<p>It might seem like a daunting task to go from,"I have nothing," to, "I'm successful." It might even seem impossible.<p>But I am here to tell you that it is not impossible.<p>Countless entrepreneurs have gone from literally having …

Motivation

The mystery of why left-handers are so much rarer

Relatively few people are lefties, and it’s a puzzle why. Still, the science of handedness is revealing fascinating insights about you – from how it could change the way you think, to the fact that you might be ‘left-eared’.<p>From the time we pick up a chunky crayon and start scribbling as children, …

University of Oxford

How the daily routines of 26 successful people throughout history compare

Successful people like routine.<p>Pablo Picasso painted until 3 a.m., then slept until noon. Voltaire spent his morning working from bed. Benjamin Franklin made a resolution for the day after waking up at 5 a.m., as former Business Insider intern Anisa Purbasari learned while following Franklin's …

Success

Three Canadian housing market scenarios (and ‘no happy ending’)

A major American bank paints three scenarios for Canada’s inflated housing markets, and there’s “no happy ending” for any of them.<p>There are degrees of severity, though, which Bank of America Merrill Lynch laid out in a recent report on housing markets in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, all of …

Housing Market

Want to Have More Meaningful Relationships? Make Sure You're Being This Person

Don't "fake it till you make it." People want to see the real you.<p>Sometimes we make the unfortunate choice of not being our true selves to gain a desired outcome. We put on a mask, and work a room trying to impress others.<p>You've heard the saying "fake it till you make it." This is the road to …

Happiness

Habits of extremely boring people

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>We fear boredom — that we might be bored or, even worse, bore others.<p>One example: For a 2014 University of Virginia psychology study, participants gave themselves electrical shocks to avoid sitting alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.<p>In a similarly themed Quora …

Public Speaking

9 Things People With High-Functioning Depression Want You To Know

Take a moment to consider the acquaintances you talk to every day: It could be a coworker, neighbor or even a favorite barista. They smile, chat about their weekend plans and ask after your kids.<p>Now imagine that on the inside, they’re experiencing debilitating headaches, loneliness and persistent …

Mental Health

America Is Not the Greatest Country on Earth. It’s No. 28

Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance. A …

Public Health

This ironic campaign against tattoos is tearing Facebook apart

Who is responsible for the moral decline of the universe? People with tattoos, of course.<p>According to a wealth of ironic memes, tattooed “inkos,” …

Social Media

The Weeknd's New Album Title Is Bad

Let's hope his follow-up to Beauty Behind the Madness is better than the name.<p>There was a time when The Weeknd was creepy as hell. In 2011, with his early mixtapes, The Weeknd was some shadowy figure at the party pounding drugs and making everyone else uncomfortable. "High For This," "Glass Table …

The Weeknd

Sugar industry paid Harvard scientists to pin blame on fat, documents show

The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to downplay the link between sugar and heart disease and promote saturated fat as the culprit …

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