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The 1 Question That Leads to Success, According to Tony Robbins, Jim Carrey and BuzzFeed Publisher Dao Nguyen

It's a counterintuitive way to get what you want, but it works.<p>Whether you're a movie star, motivational coach, or the publisher of a wildly popular website--or an entrepreneur--asking one question makes the difference between failure and success. Or between success and phenomenal success. That's …

Flatland Revisited: A Lovely New Edition of Edwin Abbott Abbott’s Classic 1884 Allegory of Expanding Our Perspective

On the absurdity of truth by consensus, and a gentle invitation to consider how our way of looking at the world limits our view of it.<p>This is how the world changes: We loosen the stranglehold of our givens, bend and stretch our minds to imagine what was once unimaginable, test our theories against …

The 9 Best Pintxos Bars in San Sebastian and What to Eat There

San Sebastian has evolved into quite a food Mecca over the last 30 years. Together with the surrounding area, Spanish Basque country has the highest number of Michelin star restaurants in the world. But molecular gastronomy aside, it's really the down home pintxos bars -- the Basque equivalent of …

Inside America's dead shopping malls

What happens when a mall falls into ruin? Filmmaker Dan Bell guides us through abandoned monoliths of merchandise, providing a surprisingly funny and …

To raise brave girls, encourage adventure

Gutsy girls skateboard, climb trees, clamber around, fall down, scrape their knees, get right back up -- and grow up to be brave women. Learn how to …

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Don't fear superintelligent AI

New tech spawns new anxieties, says scientist and philosopher Grady Booch, but we don't need to be afraid an all-powerful, unfeeling AI. Booch allays …

How to get better at the things you care about

Working hard but not improving? You're not alone. Eduardo Briceño reveals a simple way to think about getting better at the things you do, whether …

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YANSS 093 – The neuroscience of changing your mind

We don’t treat all of our beliefs the same.If you learn that the Great Wall of China isn’t the only man-made object visible from space, and that, in …

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YANSS 091 – Revisiting how we can escape the psychological trap of learned helplessness

Stuck in a bad situation, even when the prison doors are left wide open, we sometimes refuse to attempt escape.In psychology, learned helplessness is …

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How to speak up for yourself

Speaking up is hard to do, even when you know you should. Learn how to assert yourself, navigate tricky social situations and expand your personal …

Staff Picks: 17 of the Best Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Reading Time: 12 minutes<p>When friends find out just how long my daily commute can be, I always follow it up with, “Thank God for podcasts!” Seriously, …

The risky politics of progress

Global problems such as terrorism, inequality and political dysfunction aren't easy to solve, but that doesn't mean we should stop trying. In fact, …

Hunting for Peru's lost civilizations -- with satellites

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of lost ancient sites lie buried and hidden from view. Satellite archaeologist Sarah Parcak is determined to …

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Thoreau on How to Use Civil Disobedience to Advance Justice

“Under a government which imprisons unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.”<p><i>“Truth always rests with the minority,”</i> the great Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard wrote in his diary in 1846 as he contemplated the individual vs. the crowd and why we conform, <i>“because the minority is</i> …

Rights & Freedoms

The secret to effective nonviolent resistance

We're not going to end violence by telling people that it's morally wrong, says Jamila Raqib, executive director of the Albert Einstein Institution. …

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users’ eyes. Here’s where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as “dumb.” People talk about having to “dumb down” interfaces, design for “the …

Two reasons companies fail -- and how to avoid them

Is it possible to run a company and reinvent it at the same time? For business strategist Knut Haanaes, the ability to innovate after becoming …

Annie Dillard on What It Takes to Be a Writer and Why Generosity Is the Most Powerful Animating Force of Art

“You were made and set here to give voice to this, your own astonishment.”<p><i>“The most demanding part of living a lifetime as an artist,”</i> Anne Truitt observed in her ceaselessly insightful diaries, <i>“is the strict discipline of forcing oneself to work steadfastly along the nerve of one’s own most</i> …

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5 Things Exceptionally Funny People Do | Inc.com

The ability to be funny on cue is a huge business asset. Co-workers, employees, bosses, and customers alike enjoy working with people who can bring some laughter into a stress-filled workplace.<p>While some people are natural humorists, being funny is a set of skills that can be learned, according to …

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7 Must-Read Books That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.</i><p>Sometimes, finding new ways to look at the same problems is …

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The 4 Universal Requirements For Great UX

The prestigious UX consultancy Nielsen Norman Group inspires a set of tips for designing butter-smooth user experiences.<p>As the saying goes, build the right thing, then build the thing right.<p>Usability is how well a product serves its purpose, and encompasses a variety of interface aspects: How …

Patti Smith, Umberto Eco, and Other Celebrated Contemporary Authors Offer Their Advice to Aspiring Writers

“Build a good name. Keep your name clean. Don’t make compromises, don’t worry about making a bunch of money… If you build a good name, eventually, that name will be its own currency.”<p>For several years, I’ve been compiling an evolving library of timeless advice on writing from more than one hundred …

Literature

The French comic that may have influenced 'Star Wars'

Director George Lucas has cited many, many influences for his legendary Star Wars series, from Japanese director Akira Kurosawa to Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth. But a little-known influence may have come from the French comic book series, Valerian and Laureline illustrated by Jean-Claude …

Curious Deer Photobombs Baby's Photoshoot and Turns It into a Magical Portrait

Photographer Megan Rion of Imagine That Photography was capturing 1-month-old Connor Rogers' portrait when an intrigued woodland creature unexpectedly interfered. While Connor was serenely sleeping on a hay stack surrounded by gourds and autumn leaves, a curious deer name Maggie wandered over. When …

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The 3 Commandments of Great UX Design

Bonus IV: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s metrics.<p>When it comes to the Ten Commandments, there’s quite a few to remember. Talk about cognitive strain. Guess, Hick’s Law wasn’t much of a thing back in Biblical times.<p>For your convenience, we’ve narrowed down our list of commandments to just …

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