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9 Keys To Confidence

You see THEM all around you:<p>Walking confidently into a bar and asking someone for their number.<p>Expressing their views in a company town hall …

Self-improvement

Why "Follow Your Gut And Work For What You Love" Is Terrible Career Advice

Follow you passion and everything will fall in place!<p>You’ve heard this kind of career advice many times now – follow your passion, follow your dream, …

14 Smart Apps To Improve Your Work/Life Balance

Some days we just have too many demands competing for our precious time – between work, family time, hobbies and personal goals, managing our time in …

9 Killer Productivity Lifehacks to Supercharge Your Success Rate

<i>“Productivity is being able to do things that you weren’t able to do before.” – Franz Kafka</i><p>Without productivity, you can’t accomplish anything<b>.</b> Or …

A Teen Made A Drone That Fires A Handgun -- And Police Say It's Legal

"At this point, we can't find anything that's been violated."<p>A Connecticut teen has added a handgun to a drone, creating a weapon that can be fired remotely -- and police say it appears to be perfectly legal.<p>Austin Haughwout, 18, posted a clip online showing the drone firing four shots, which …

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Self-help

The 3 Biggest Problems With Parenting Today

"Why are you so obsessed with labor?" my mother asked me half way into my pregnancy.<p>"Do you really need to be watching all these baby delivery shows? They'll just make you panic," she commented on a different occasion.<p>"Don't you think you should read books about how to raise a child and not just …

The Trick to Manipulate Your Own Mind

One thing I've learned up to this point in life is that the mind has a memory. And it's damn smart; it "subconsciously" recognizes patterns.<p>Once the patterns become a habit, it's hard to stop. It requires extra mental strength to break the habit.<p><b>"Starting from small, it becomes big."</b><p>Starting with …

The Post-Deng China: The End of China's Soft Power?

In the last three decades the world came to witness one of history's most dramatic stories of economic transformation in the once-isolated, formerly frail China. It marked a decisive end to the country's "century of national humiliation" (beginning with the First Opium War in 1839 and ending with …

Financially Speaking -- Are We an Illiterate Nation?

It is a constant source of amazement to me that in the United States, arguably the center of the capitalist system, we fail to educate much of our youth in the most rudimentary of macro and personal economic principles.<p>Financial literacy, which I would define as: A sound knowledge of the basic …

9 Pick-Up Lines That Never Should Have Worked (But Did)

When trying to make a move on someone you're into, we'd never recommend a cheesy pick-up line (No, not even ironic ones -- you hipster you).<p>But once in a while, by some fluke of nature, a bad pick-up line is actually successful, resulting in an improbable love connection. Need proof? On Thursday, …

5 Tips to Keep Children Safe From Predators

This week, a 10-year-old girl was kidnapped in front of her own home in Missouri with a tragic ending. This is an unfortunate reminder that there are predators out there and parents need to be proactive to try to prevent more children from becoming victims.<p>Not every child abduction can be …

After 'Brown Babies' Drama, Newark School Leader Boycotts School Board Meetings

Nearly 100 citizens gathered to voice opinions about proposed teacher layoffs and other issues at Newark, N.J.’s, monthly School Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday night, but district superintendent Cami Anderson was nowhere in sight.<p>And don't look for Anderson at future meetings, where parents and …