Konstantina Blazhukova

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First date advice: The new rules you need to know

Reddit users love a chance to display their outdated views towards relationships – and the latest thread to go viral on the social media platform does not disappoint. It offers advice from hundreds of people on “first date etiquette.”<p>The main 'rules' involve travelling separately, turning off your …

Relationships

25 Make-Ahead Summer Breakfasts

Breakfast is a great way to start the day off right, but there isn't always time to put together a whole spread in the morning. Rather than skipping …

Breakfast

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Justin Bieber has very public war of words with ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez

Justin Bieber has threatened to make his Instagram private after his followers began posting ‘hateful’ comments about his rumoured new girlfriend Sofia Richie.<p>The singer said the hate for the 17-year-old model was ‘getting out of hand’, prompting Selena Gomez to tell her ex-boyfriend to simply stop …

How to Hack Your Brain Chemicals to Be More Productive

Writer & Editor: TheUtopianLife.com<p>Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Happy people get more work done. You might not have a money tree, but you can have the next best thing: a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for your motivation, …

Self-improvement

Specific brain training exercise can reduce dementia risk

While many companies have long promised that their brain-training products can sharpen aging minds, only one type of computerized brain training so …

The Brain

I Grew as a Person and It Sucks

The longer I stay out of the game, the more I see my intentions behind things—the way I sexualize life.<p>I haven't had sex with a stranger in over two years. I haven't allowed a mild crush to develop into a romantic obsession in almost just as long. It's heartbreaking.<p>Fantasy, limerence, longing, and …

Relationships

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition

Grand Unification May Be A Dead End For Physics

The idea that there might only be one fundamental force might be a fundamental mistake.<p><i>“Even if there is only one possible unified theory, it is just</i> …

You are surprisingly likely to have a living doppelganger

What are the chances of finding your exact lookalike? BBC Future investigates.<p>It’s on your passport. It’s how criminals are identified in a line-up. It’s how you’re recognised by old friends on the street, even after years apart. Your face: it’s so tangled up with your identity, soon it may be all …

Al Gore

Apple shows employees lighter side of Steve Jobs in wake of upcoming negative movies

ABC published some out-takes from a video Apple provided it showing Steve Jobs in the run up to the iPhone launch and at other times later in his tenure at Apple that depict his lighter, more humanistic side. Apple has previously worked with ABC, providing Tim Cook airtime to discuss both Apple and …

Walter Isaacson

Sony Xperia Z5 devices get a significant price cut (yes, already)

The Sony Xperia Z5 smartphones haven’t even been released yet, but it seems the Japanese manufacturer has changed its mind and decided to cut down the prices before launch. The Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium were expected to cost £549.00, £599.00 and £699.00, relatively. Those …

Phones

Uber wants to expand to 100 Chinese cities over the next year

CEO Travis Kalanick doubles target for Chinese growth as ride-hailing app looks to take on Didi Kuaidi<p>Uber aims to expand to 100 additional cities in China over the next year, company CEO Travis Kalanick said today, doubling the ride-hailing service's previous target. As Reuters reports, the …

Uber

Woz wowed by accuracy of new Steve Jobs movie

The new <i>Steve Jobs</i> movie is getting rave reviews from film critics, but what about from the people who were actually there in the trenches with the real Steve Jobs?<p>According to Jobs’ Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, the film is pretty darned accurate. In fact, Woz says that there were times watching …

Steve Wozniak