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How Keith Jarrett Defied The Odds To Record His Solo Masterpiece, ‘The Köln Concert’

24 January 1975 proved a memorable, magical night for the 1,300 people that witnessed American jazz pianist Keith Jarrett perform a solo recital in …

Piano

15 Facts That Are Both Mind-Blowing And Seriously Unnerving

Your bones are wet.

The Creepiest Thing About You, According To Your Myers-Briggs Type

When all is said and done, the internet has two main purposes: cat videos and personality quizzes. Who among us can honestly say they haven't stayed …

How You Should Upgrade Your Life In 2018, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It sounds cliche to say that you want to improve your life in the new year, but that doesn't mean it's something to be ashamed of — part of growing …

American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

From a CBD-heavy hybrid to the best kind of weed for a party joint, our picks for this year's best cannabis<p>Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, …

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

Privacy

10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also …

Mathematics

Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It's Impossible to Stop Ageing

We're sorry.<p>Just in case you were banking on science coming up with a way to let you hold onto your youthful looks forever, we have some …

Bitcoin for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

Still confused about bitcoin? Don't know what cryptocurrency is? Can't figure out why anyone would want to make a chain out of blocks? You've come to …

Bitcoin

After you die, your brain knows you’re dead, terrifying study reveals

Have you ever wondered what happens when you die?<p>You’ve probably heard about how those who have died and come back to life say they saw light at the …

The Brain

Ideas For Mind-Blowing Foreplay

Foreplay often doesn't get enough credit — not to mention time or attention. In one study of heterosexual couples published in the <i>Journal of Sexual</i> …

This Neuroscientist Shares How to Hack Your Brain So You Can Reach Peak Success | Inc.com

Recently, my editor invited me to write an advice letter to my 17-year-old self. It was an opportunity to reflect on the many benefits of 50+ years life experience. Of course, the flip side was realizing lost benefits of youth. The mature brain may be wiser, but even my simple "senior moments" like …

The Brain

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

Emotional Intelligence

Pain-Free Performance Reviews? Possible. Here are 5 Tips for Getting There.

The "annual" performance review system is broken. And fixing the system won't be easy. But start with more frequent, less critical feedback.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it: Everyone, employees and managers, dreads performance reviews. The tired ritual of …

Employment

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

Management

Top 8 Web Design Trends Your Startup Needs to Stand Out in 2017

Trends are eminent changes that usually occur in every creative industry, and web design is no different. The web design industry is constantly …

Why Ethical People Make Unethical Choices

Most companies have ethics and compliance policies that get reviewed and signed annually by all employees. “Employees are charged with conducting their business affairs in accordance with the highest ethical standards,” reads one such example. “Moral as well as legal obligations will be fulfilled …

Ethics

Four Investment Strategies You’re Afraid to Admit You Don’t Understand

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Diversity is a good thing — especially in a time of volatility. Knowledgeable investors may want to explore alternative routes to …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

James Clapper

Millennial Leaders’ Secrets To Productive Meetings

<i>This piece originally appeared on MillennialMagazine.com.</i><p>Business meetings are a necessary evil in life. However, productive meetings can be a great …

Time Management

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

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Here’s Why Your Team Meetings Suck

Team meetings suck, but they are a must — both internally and externally — for most businesses.<p>Google “meetings” and you’ll find that many articles …

Project Management

Jihadism is not nihilism: What everyone gets wrong about ISIS

Religious fanaticism is a consequence of faith, not of losing faith. It’s important that we make the distinction<p>Extremist jihadism is a consequence of faith, not a consequence of losing faith. In the partisan battle over describing the Islamic State, Democrats have fastened on a philosophical term …

Religion

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

Patient wins high court challenge against company's cancer gene patent

Yvonne D’Arcy took US-based biotech company Myriad Genetics to court over its patent of the BRCA1 gene linked to breast and ovarian cancer<p>A Queensland cancer patient has won her high court challenge against corporations owning human genes.<p>Yvonne D’Arcy took her fight against a US-based biotech …

Cancer