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Best Netflix documentaries for July 2018

Netflix original documentaries and docuseries have been knocking it out of the park lately. Not only did Netflix win Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards this year, they've also racked up six nominations for Best Documentary Feature since 2014. So good! Let's get streaming.<p>Docuseries<p>The …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

Consciousness

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

A Vagus Nerve Survival Guide to Combat Fight-or-Flight Urges

All too often, the readily accessible power of the vagus nerve to lower anxiety and reduce inflammation is overlooked and underestimated. Over the …

Neurology

The 10 most useful things you can do in Excel

Every Excel user has their own favorite tip. So we decided to bring some method, data, and science to bear in this hotly debated topic.<p>We consulted the research of 30 of the world's leading Excel experts, our own internal Excel experts, grouped up and consolidated the emerging features, and applied …

Analytics

This Video Of A Freshly Removed Human Brain Will Leave You In Awe Of The Amazing Organ It Is

With the amount of work our brain does for our body, it sure needs to be a resilient organ. The fascinating thing is our brains are actually quite …

9 Feel-Good Stretches That Will Loosen Your Tight Hips

Shakira once said, "Hips don't lie," and she kind of has a point. When you feel like your hips are tight, it's almost impossible to ignore the pain …

How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

If you're an Apple user, chances are high you're already connected to iCloud. If you're new to Apple, you should know that iCloud is a mostly …

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Self-improvement

These Are the 10 Things the World’s Longest-Living People Do

Scandinavian home and lifestyle trends have been all the rage in 2017. What first began as a hygge takeover (AKA the Danish word for a cozy or charming feeling) has now become even more widespread, with offshoots like friluftsliv and lagom gaining in popularity on Pinterest and Instagram. But the …

15 Vegan Salad Recipes to Serve When It’s Too Hot to Cook

We all have our ways of combating the summer heat. For some, lemonade (boozy or not) offers the only answer. And who can say no to an icy granita to keep the sweat at bay? But at lunch or dinner time, a refreshing salad that requires little to no cooking is the way to go. These 15 vegan salad …

10 Bedtime Rituals That Help You Reflect, Relax, Sleep and Succeed

The better you sleep at night, the better chance you have succeeding during the day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What you do before bed has a significant impact on what your subconscious mulls over while you sleep, and on your mental state when you wake up the next …

Sleep

6 traits to look for when hiring your next IT project manager

During the hiring process, think about versatility and longevity with highly-developed soft skills like emotional intelligence, tactful …

Busy brain not letting you sleep? 8 experts offer tips

Some nights, it's like you can't get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep.<p>You're mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back into the archives and pull up something embarrassing you did back in …

University of Oxford

Windows users might want to turn off their computers this weekend, warns security researcher who's only being 'somewhat glib'

The hacking tools are allegedly part of the arsenal that was said to be stolen from the NSA last summer. That arsenal was reportedly part of what NSA analysts use to break into computers, networks and other systems to do their spy work.<p>Back in August the group released a bunch of hacking tools and …

Satya Nadella

How Showering at Night Helps You Sleep

A hot morning shower can wake you up and even boost creativity, according to some research. But if you want to improve your sleep, showering at night …

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

Remote Controls

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

Success

17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know where to …

Apps

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Time Management

How (and why) to use Google Photos on your iPhone or iPad

Many iPhone users have wrestled with storage limits, especially when it comes to managing the device's camera roll. Apart from deleting old pics and …

Google Photos

Six techniques to declutter your home for a satisfying start to the new year

There’s no better time than a new year to de­clutter your home. There’s a whole host of ways to go about it, but here are some of the most popular …

19 things to try when you can't fall asleep

This happened every night for probably several months. Let me just say, it's my least favorite memory (and my parents').<p>But one of the things that stuck out from that time was one trick my mom taught me to help calm me down. She'd tell me to close my eyes and picture a treasure chest. Then, she'd …

Sleep

6 Ways To Get Your Sh*t Together Based On Your Personality Type

<i>Manifest the year of your dreams by going inward. Renew You 2017 is a month of mindfulness during which we’ll share content that guides you to create</i> …

Productivity

The Genius Deck Helps Reset Your Brain When You’re Stuck on a Problem

When you take breaks, you come back to your work with a fresh perspective, and if you’re stuck, that perspective can often help you figure out a …

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be More Positive In 2017

2016 was full of negativity. Adopting these 10 habits can help guard against bringing that bad energy into the new year.<p>For a variety of reasons ranging from sorrow over the deaths of some beloved cultural icons to the bitter acrimony that characterized much of the political scene, a fair number of …

Five Simple Mindfulness Practices For People Who Hate To Meditate

The science is clear: practicing mindfulness is good for you. Just as you can exercise the body for better performance, the mind too can be trained, honed and sharpened. Mindfulness has been shown to break negative thought patterns, reduce stress and anxiety, and sharpens focus.<p>Perhaps knowing all …

How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017

Neuroscience offers some handy hacks to learn faster, focus better, and make smarter decisions this year.<p>Resolutions are often an exercise in wishful thinking. People rarely keep them, mostly because they’re vague about their goals and don’t have a plan for following through. But that isn’t the …

What Doctors Eat When They Want To Detox

I try to live a "detox" life daily by staying well hydrated, using an infrared sauna, and getting 7 hours of restorative sleep. When I need a boost I …

Wellness