Myra Lam

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Angled Lob Haircuts That Prove Blunt Isn’t Always Better

Check out this fresh angle on the long bob.<p>As far as we’re concerned, there’s no bad time to make the chop. Whether waving hello to summer or saying …

Hairstyling

How to barely spend any money when you finally cut the cord

Congratulations, you’ve decided to finally cut the cord! You’ve made a fantastic decision that’s going to save you a ton of cash each and every …

Tech Trends

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

One man's suffering has exposed Monsanto's secrets to the world | Carey Gillam

It was a verdict heard around the world. In a stunning blow to one of the world’s largest seed and chemical companies, jurors in San Francisco have told Monsanto it must pay $289m in damages to a man dying of cancer which he claims was caused by exposure to its herbicides.<p>Monsanto, which became a …

Pesticides

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Networking

Not Enough Time in the Day? Ask Yourself These 50 Tough Questions to Find Out Why

Poor time management isn't about a lack of time. It's about how you think about time.<p>Hands down, one of the most common problems faced by entrepreneurs is a "lack of time." Yet, how is it that some people achieve so much more than others when we all share the same 24 hours? It's not because they …

Time Management

11 Impressive Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

Make sure you stand out when you're asked, "Do you have any questions?"<p>No matter how prepared you are, a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You have to answer a torrent of questions on the spot and sell yourself to a hiring manager — sometimes even a room full of strangers. And when it …

Employment

7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-help

5 Things You Always Forget to Check at an Apartment Viewing

It's easy to get caught up in square footage or closet space when looking for an apartment, but there are some other less obvious things that are …

Real Estate

Ask yourself these questions before saying “yes” or “no” to anything

Your approach should change depending on your circumstances.<p>A LinkedIn connection that you’ve never met in person asks if you’d like to meet for a coffee. Your boss invites you to a networking dinner with several executives from the office. Your former college professor asks if you would be …

Shonda Rhimes

5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload

Do your to-do lists stretch on and on — and on? Do you dread checking email on Friday afternoons, worried about seeing messages piling up when you’re just trying to get out the door? Or maybe you’ve noticed that anxiety is preventing you from concentrating on whatever you’re currently doing. You …

Self-help

3D-Printed Guns Are Legal in America Starting Tomorrow

Starting August 1, Americans will able to legally manufacture both guns and gun parts from their homes. It’s a move that can potentially put guns …

Guns

How To: Fake Your Location if Your Parents Installed a GPS Tracker on Your Android Phone

There are dozens of apps like Glympse, Family Locator, and Find My Kids that let parents see where their children's phones are, but they all have one …

Apps

I Just Found Out About This "Interstellar"" Easter Egg And It's Blowing My Mind

Remember that scene with the mountains that were actually massive tidal waves?

Paramount Pictures

Why You Should Stop Washing Your Clothes in Warm Water

When you’re throwing your clothes in the wash, you probably reflexively turn on the warm cycle. The hotter the water, the cleaner the clothes, right? …

Cleaning

Adorable VR game 'Moss' now supports Windows Mixed Reality

Launched earlier this year as a PSVR exclusive and eventually released for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive last month, adorable adventure game <i>Moss</i> is getting an update to support Windows Mixed Reality headsets.<p>Now players on all four major VR platforms can get into the immersive, lush, <i>Zelda</i>-esque world of …

Cute

I Meditated In Virtual Reality & It Literally Took Me To Another Place

For me, meditation is like power-walking. I usually put a lot of work into preparing myself, mind and body, for both, but though I start out excited, …

Virtual Reality

How to Make Sure You're Getting the Internet Speeds You're Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a …

Git

5 Secrets of People Who Always Seem to Have a Tidy Kitchen

There are some folks who seem to have immaculately clean kitchens at all times. Whether you're over for a party or you swing by unannounced for a …

Cleaning

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Happiness

30 Killer Hacks That’ll Make You Wonder What You’ve Been Doing Your Whole Life

What if I told you that all of life’s tiny inconveniences have an easy fix? You’re skeptical? I understand, but hear me out.<p>Imagine how zen your life …

Hacking

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.<p>Bone is a living tissue that reacts to the stresses we place on it. Every year, about 10 percent of our oldest bone matter is expelled from the body and replaced by fresh bone, and exercise and sports can make that incoming fresh bone denser …

Indiana University

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Cleaning

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

What Kind Of Parent Are You: Carpenter Or Gardener?

There are two kinds of parents in modern America, says Alison Gopnik in her recent book, The Gardener and the Carpenter.<p><b>About 'How To Raise A Human'</b><p>Does raising kids have to be stressful? Is it really dangerous for babies to sleep with mom? Do chores have to be a fight? Over the next month, NPR …

Parenting