Margaret Hogan

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Science Says This Simple Change Will Make You Look Smarter

You can start doing it today with next to no effort.<p>Of course, you want to be smarter. But most of us also want to <i>look</i> smarter. In business and in life, being perceived as intelligent gives you a leg up.<p>So how do you make sure you come across as clever? Humans are weird animals, and science shows …

Psychology

10 Best Things About Waking Up in Surfer's Paradise

By College Tourist; Author: Rachel Jenkins, Susquehanna University<p><b>A guide to getting the most out of living in Australia's own vacation destination.</b><p>If you're lucky enough to study abroad in Australia, there's no better place to find yourself living in than Surfer's Paradise, a small town in Gold …

6 Simple Ways to Kill Fruit Flies

Take back your fruit bowl with these DIY strategies.<p>You're not alone in your love of seasonal produce: Pesky fruit flies always seem to find their way to your farmer's market haul before you even get a chance to fully enjoy it. Tired of them taking over? First toss anything overripe, and then try …

The psychology of greed: 3 attitudes that explain the worst behaviors of the 1 percent

<b>David Brooks (AP/Nam Y. Huh)</b><p>Research reveals the upper class tend toward narcissism — and their sense of entitlement may actually be growing<p>Paul Buchheit<p>May 12, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Many of us wonder what possible reason could exist for the failure to invest …

Scott Walker

Eight tips on creativity and work from a professional performance artist

1 – Deadlines are your friend<p>Putting pen to paper and coming up with a coherent text has never been an easy task for me, so when invited to participate in a “major book project” and to offer insight and advice to artists starting out in the field, I was flattered but hesitant.<p>Plagued by a horrible …

Time I

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

My favourite Cannes winner: The Tree of Life | Xan Brooks

Continuing our series in which writers choose their favourite Palme d’Or victor, Xan Brooks explores his overwhelming love for Terrence Malick’s brilliant, biblical domestic drama (also featuring dinosaurs)<p>The first rule of the Cannes film festival is that nothing exists except the Cannes film …

6 Mistakes You Make When Making Your Bed

A few key fixes can make a difference.<p>Making your bed certainly isn't rocket science, but the difference between a messy display and an especially smooth (and super-inviting) mattress is actually all in the details.<p><b>1. You lay your top sheet pattern-up.</b><p>Placing it pattern-side down is actually the …

Atheists don’t get terrorism: Why Sam Harris fails to understand the “Islamic threat”

<b>Sam Harris (Simon & Schuster/Ray Garcia)</b><p>Blaming acts of violence on the Muslim faith ignores the oppressive military factors that motivate jihadists<p>CJ Werleman<p>September 17, 2014 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet. It has been corrected since it first published.<p>Christopher …