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The Truth About Your Ego: Why We're Resistant to Change

<i>Michael Tunney is a writer, editor and media strategist based in Chicago. This post originally appeared on Lantern.</i><p>Let’s face it. Our biggest obstacle to change is what’s staring back at us in the mirror. And the main force that feeds us misinformation and prevents us from changing is our egos.<p>The …

The Paradox of Letting Go: 5 Things We Continuously Hold On To

I read once in a yoga magazine, which sat in my own waiting room, that in order to let go we must set up the circumstances in our lives that allow us to let go.<p>In other words, as I always tell my clients, letting go is more of an art than a science. And, if I had the power to make it a science, or …

Self Compassion

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

What 80% Of Employers Do Before Inviting You For An Interview

Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today's job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time.<p>You want that resume to get you into an interview, but it doesn't. I think this could be why:<p><b>80% of employers</b><p>Google job …

The Americans Is the Realest, and Scariest, Spy Show on TV

"Comrades," the second-season premiere, raises the FX series' stakes by making its secret agents face a universal fear.<p>Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, the protagonists of FX’s <i>The Americans</i>, are very good spies. But they aren’t super spies. We’re reminded of this at the start of Wednesday’s Season …

5 Secrets Of Super-Happy Parents With Well-Behaved Kids

Parenting from your child's point of view means shifting your orientation, and seeing the world from a new perspective. Instead of understanding your child from a "top-down" adult position, think and look at the world as if you were their age and size. It's something I think about every day as the …

Parenting

1. Your Federal Rate Is Headed Up

You may be a young professional who's expecting that between federal tax hikes and your own real earnings gains you'll be taxed at a much higher federal marginal tax rate in the future. A Roth is a great hedge against those higher rates.

System turns solar energy into hydrogen fuel for later use

Researchers have built a system that converts the sun’s energy into hydrogen fuel and stores it to use after the sun goes down.<p>“So called ‘solar …

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

10 Things You Can Tell About Her in 10 Minutes

She's sending you signs she wants you. The trick is knowing where to look<p>You don't have to be a psychic to peer into a woman's thoughts. Even when they don't say anything, women send a flood of subtle physical cues and gestures that can reveal their truest intentions—including if they secretly want …

5 Camera Features You Should Be Using But Aren't

Is your rig reaching its full potential? National Geographic shooter Bill Hatcher points the way.<p><b>APERTURE-PRIORITY MODE</b>A large aperture, such as f2.8, creates a narrow depth of field for soft, blurred backgrounds. This mode gives you the leeway to be creative with the close and distant elements in …

The Bountiful Year: A Guide to Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

shared by ColumnFive on Jun 06, 2012 in Food<p>7,912 views<p>11 faves<p>11 shares<p>1 comment<p>Nothing tastes better than eating fruits or vegetables at the peak …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #55

Wildlife<p>Show-stopping peafowl, pygmy-tyrants, babblers, flowerpeckers and sapphires are the pick of the wild bird photographs from this week! Go to the new Wild Bird Trust website to learn more about our research and conservation projects in Africa. Please consider making a contribution to the Wild …

Putting Pencil to Paper: FiftyThree debuts the best iPad stylus yet

In the two years since Paper for iPad launched, creator FiftyThree has witnessed dozens if not hundreds of styluses compete for the crown of “best stylus.” Today, the company has finally thrown its hat in the ring with Pencil, a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) stylus for tablets. FiftyThree’s first …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

The 20 big questions in science

1 What is the universe made of?<p>Astronomers face an embarrassing conundrum: they don’t know what 95% of the universe is made of. Atoms, which form everything we see around us, only account for a measly 5%. Over the past 80 years it has become clear that the substantial remainder is comprised of two …

The Entire Distribution of Ethnicity in the US, Person-By-Person

This map is covered in dots. In fact, there are 308,745,538 of the little things—each one representing a single individual living in the US, and its …

Hearst Magazines

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

How To Dress At Work: A Guide To Fashion Over Fifty

I have finally figured out, at this late stage in life, how to dress. These are the essentials:<p>Cultivate a personal style. By the time you've reached your fifties, you should have a sense of what works for you and what does not. Go with that. But don't let your style get mired in the past. Don't be …

7 Secrets of Highly Happy Children

When it comes to kids, people just don't think about happiness enough these days. They think about success. They think in comparisons. They think about milestones, graduations and shiny trophies. (The ones they earned, of course. Because, you know, not everyone deserves a trophy these days).<p>They …

My favourite first line – by writers on the 2013 Man Booker prize longlist

First lines for novelists are a bit like penalty kicks for goalies, a heart-stopping opportunity for a great performance, <i>writes Robert McCrum</i>. It's your show, and there's no going back. More than that, a good first line, like Stravinsky's reedy bassoon in <i>The Rite of Spring</i>, or the clarinet …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

Historic Immigration Overhaul Clears Senate, but a Hostile House Awaits

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Senate approved a measure Thursday to make the most dramatic changes to immigration law in 25 …