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Documentary Three Identical Strangers looks at nature and nurture debate from tragic angle

Before beginning to research his documentary <i>Three Identical Strangers</i>, British director Tim Wardle was in the “nurture” camp. In other words, he firmly believed that the environment we grow up in plays a pivotal – even bigger – role in shaping our identities than genetics.<p>But after five years …

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7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

How your age affects your appetite

We all need food every day, but our changing relationship with it through the years can have a big impact on our health.<p>Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability and even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite – …

Holistic Medicine

What Do The Teens Know About This Tweet That We Don’t?

Eighty-thousand retweets for, uh, this.<p>On the evening of June 22, 21-year-old Karter Machen decided to tweet.<p>“I’m not a party guy,” he wrote, “but I’d be down if someone threw a real roaring 20’s party for 2020. Like real tuxedos and all. Not shirtless dudes with a bow tie. Like a real Gatsby party …

Literature

“Find your passion” is bad advice, say Yale and Stanford psychologists

Your passion isn’t out there, waiting to be discovered. It’s not a mysterious force that will—when found—remove all obstacles from your path. In fact, psychologists argue in a new study that the pithy mantra “find your passion” may be a dangerous distraction.<p>In a study (pdf) by researchers from …

Self-improvement

If You're Wondering How to Get Flat Abs, Do These 20 Things

Not only does a lean belly make you feel more confident with and without clothes, but having extra fat around the belly can increase your risk of cancer. Here are expert tips on how to lose belly fat and decrease the bloating so you can flatten your abs and keep them that way!

Nutrition

19 Facts Every Tulip Lover Should Know

<b>1. T</b><b>here are over 150 species of tulips with over 3,000 different varieties.</b><p><b>2. Their flower buds are known for being almost perfectly symmetrical.</b><p><b>3.</b></b> …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Amazon’s highest rated iPad case now available for Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad

ZUGU CASE, maker of Amazon’s highest rated case for iPad, has now officially confirmed support for Apple’s latest 9.7-inch iPad released just last month.<p>The <b>Prodigy Case</b>– also available for the <b>12.9-inch iPad Pro</b> and <b>iPad Pro 10.5</b>– has become one of the most popular iPad cases on Amazon for a reason, …

Man who helped save more than 2 million babies gives final blood donation

James Harrison has donated blood for 60 years, but unlike most donors, his blood contains a precious antibody that is used to make a lifesaving …

A Metabolism Whisperer Shares Her Secrets for Burning More Calories

Maybe you're not familiar with the name Haylie Pomroy, but there’s a good chance you’ve seen her work. She is a registered dietician and wellness …

9 common beauty products that could ruin your skin, according to a dermatologist

Plus, better options to clean up and simplify your skincare, anti-aging and beauty routine.<p>So maybe you went overboard with those zit zappers, and wound up with dry, angry skin. Or perhaps you experimented a bit too much with one of the slew of at-home facial devices out there, and your face didn't …

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Military aims to alleviate doctor shortage by increasing number of sponsored residents

The Canadian military is hoping to alleviate its own doctor shortage and give peace of mind to many of the more than 100 medical graduates who were shut out of residency placements this year, by nearly tripling the number of residents it sponsors in return for joining its ranks.<p>Lieutenant-General …

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives His Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

These Twins, One Black and One White, Will Make You Rethink Race

Marcia and Millie Biggs say they’ve never been subjected to racism—just curiosity and surprise that twins could have such different skin colors.<p>When Amanda Wanklin and Michael Biggs fell in love, they “didn’t give a toss” about the challenges they might face as a biracial couple, Amanda says. “What …

Color Management

Internet-free Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro should keep students on task

Samsung has announced the launch of its Galaxy J2 Pro smartphone in South Korea. The device supports all the basic functions of a phone such as …

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Self-confidence

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Privacy

18 cleaning hacks to make your life easier

For many people, cleaning seems like a chore that’s equal parts daunting and incredibly unpleasant. Unfortunately, it’s not one that can (or should) …

On the Red Couch With Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty

<i>Who better to talk to for National Grammar Day (March 4) than fellow word nerd Mignon Fogarty, the creator of the award-winning podcast</i> Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing? If you care at all about the English language, you’ll find an instant kinship with a woman who can turn …

This is what you're doing wrong with produce

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have debunked conventional wisdom about the best ways to store, prep, and cook fruits and veggies. Check out these science-backed tips for getting the most …

Nutrition

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

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The zero per cent solution: Is it time to stop tipping in restaurants?

Right now, the no-tipping movement is the electric car of the restaurant world. Everyone on the inside is excited about this potential game-changer. Many restaurateurs think it's inevitable, since tipping creates an income inequality that results in a shortage of experienced cooks that's becoming …

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

Stop Google from tracking you on Google Maps

Google Maps is rolling out a new feature to Android and desktop users called Your Timeline. With it, you can see all the places you've been. Google is quick to point out that timeline information is private and visible only to you. And that you must opt in to the feature by enabling Location …

Go to bed tonight. On Time. (Or else.)

The sleep crisis and the science of slumber<p>The sleep doctors are coming and they want you to go to bed. On time. Tonight. Every night. Or else.<p>They …

Northwestern University

Cast Iron Skillet Care and Recipes — Tools and Toys

We love our cast iron skillets here at <i>T&T.</i> Not only do they perform awesomely in the kitchen (once they get hot, they <i>stay</i> hot), but with proper care …