Louise Smith

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How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

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WATCH: The Story of a Man Who Faked Insanity

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …

How Your Language Affects Your Wealth and Health

Does the language we speak determine how healthy and rich we will be? New research by Keith Chen of Yale Business School suggests so. The structure …

What Happens When You Throw Some Glow Sticks into a Waterfall

What may look like an example of Photoshop trickery was actually created by throwing some high powered glow sticks into the waterfalls of California. …

Girls’ Favorite Things Brought Together: 25 Diptychs of Hot Guys and Kittens

They say the Internet survives because of cats and p*rn, so if the two were brought together into one picture, that would mean an explosion right …

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Old Clock Tower Transformed Into a Penthouse On Sale For $18 Million

Atop One Main Street in Brooklyn, New York, an iconic clock tower was transformed into a stunning triplex penthouse, located in the trendy DUMBO …

Snag Some NYLON (Magazine) on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2013<p>“Nylon” just <i>sounds</i> cool, and that’s why founders Marvin Scott Jarrett and Jaclynn Jarrett, of Ray Gun and Bikini …

The 21 Principles of Persuasion

How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless techniques out myself, these are the 21 critical lessons I’ve identified to persuading people. …

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16 Fiction Book Characters' Myers-Briggs Personality Types

You may remember the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from your high school homeroom class, or that crazy ex who said your opposite psychological preferences made you doomed to fail. If not, here's the run-down:<p>It's a personality quiz based on Carl Jung's typological theories that divides people into 16 …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can’t just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy. Conversely, if you just hire and promote people who are friendly and easy to …

5 Little Behaviors That Lead to Big Results

We spend a lot of time on the "Big Things." Vision, strategy and business execution immediately come to mind.<p>These topics are fun to talk about, but the big things can't always be the main focus. Even more importantly, the big things need to be rounded out by a lot of flawless execution on the …

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Can We Become Addicted To Stress?

Overflowing inboxes and endless to-do lists prevent many of us from taking time to stop and smell the flowers. Given the choice, though, would we? …

Stunning Underwater Photos of People Fighting Against the Ocean

Mark Tipple, a rapidly emerging Australian documentary photographer, captures people completely out of their element in his <i>Underwater Project</i> photo …

15 More Creative Cups and Mugs

The annoying sound of an alarm wakes you up. You open your eyes, make an enormous effort to stand up. The next few moments can decide the destiny of …

Frighteningly Beautiful Shots of Volcanic Lightning by Martin Rietze

Germany-based photographer Martin Rietze gets himself into life-threatening situations to make some amazing shots of volcano eruptions with lighting. …

Poetry Created From The Titles of Stacked Books

The artist says that’s exactly how the idea dawned on her: <i>“You know how when you’re in a library and you walk along the stacks of books and turn your</i> …