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14 Beautiful Ideas for a Minimalist Christmas

Kate Middleton may choose to cover her home in tinsel and flashing lights for Christmas, but that doesn't mean you have to. If your taste leans …

Decorations

The moral foundations of fascism: Warring psychological theories struggle to make sense of Hitler, Mussolini and you-know-who

<b>(AP)</b><p>An abstruse but bitter debate in social psychology sheds crucial light on Donald Trump, and the history behind him<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 4, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>The week before the 2016 presidential election, Francis Wilkinson wrote a piece for Bloomberg View headlined "The Moral Foundations of …

Conservatism

Cognitive science backs up the ancient Indian philosophy that we’re conscious even in deep sleep

Deep, dreamless sleep is often described as unconsciousness. We certainly don’t see distinct objects or have linear and memorable trains of thought, as we do in daily life or while dreaming. But in a meta-analysis published last month in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, cognitive science experts argue …

Consciousness

5 Ways to Spark Your Motivation (When You’re Feeling Stuck)

<i>by Jonathan Fields, author of How to Live a Good Life</i><i>Use disappointment and frustration to motivate you rather than derail you. Be mindful. You are</i> …

Motivation

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, …

The Simple Calendar Trick That Made My Life More Organized

It shouldn’t be surprising that I developed my intense organizational habits during my college years. Between the classes, extracurricular activities …

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

Motivation

You May Be Able To Train Your Brain To Be Fearless

A developing treatment called neurofeedback may help people suffering from anxiety and PTSD.<p>All your fears, stresses and anxieties have one thing in common. They are sensed by a pair of pea-sized patches of neurons, called the amygdala, sitting deep inside your brain. So what if you could control …

Why Some Anxious People Find Comfort in Horror Movies

It may not make sense, but some people with anxiety disorders–myself included—love nothing more than calming down with a terrifying film. I talked to researchers to find out why.<p>Like around 5 percent of the UK population, I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder. When I was a kid I would worry …

Why You Should Embrace Your Darker Emotions

The count will vary depending on which expert you ask, but for our purposes, let’s say there are seven basic emotions: joy, anger, sadness, fear, …

Fall in love with a job you don't even like, in three steps

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than half of Americans find their job unsatisfactory, according to an annual survey released last month by the Conference Board research group. The nation has been hovering around the halfway mark of job dissatisfaction since at least 2000.<p>Think of the people you work with every day. …

How many times can you fall in and out of love?

Paolo Raeli’s photographs are like one long lucid dream, each image moving irrevocably into the next. His work has arisen from not just a place of creativity, but one of fear, explaining, “Memory is temporary, so I’m going to document youth, my own and that of my friends before I forget it”, adding …

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 …

Team GB's flashing shoes from Olympics closing ceremony set to give British design company a leg up

The public could soon be wearing Team GB athletes’ flashing shoes after the company that produces them was swamped with expressions of interest.<p>Team GB’s light-up deck shoes were one of the hits of the Rio Olympics closing ceremony, and Simon Jersey, the company that designed the athletes’ outfits, …

7 Things Smart Entrepreneurs Do on Instagram

Influential Instagrammers use these tips and tricks to supercharge their feeds.<p>When Devon Valentin-Minnis, a 28-year-old Connecticut native, launched Nine Five Photography in 2013, social-media marketing was his primary means of drumming up awareness and new business. Since photographing weddings …

Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived — But Unreal — Risk?

Many parents who grew up playing outdoors with friends, walking alone to the park or to school, and enjoying other moments of independent play are now raising children in a world with very different norms.<p>In the United States today, leaving children unsupervised is grounds for moral outrage and can …

Psychology

Start working smart with these amazing productivity tools

We live in a world where hard work, when not coupled with smart work, is of no use. And, thanks to technology we’ve got so much at our hands that can …

Mental Health Disorders 'Reach Record Levels' for British Army Veterans

The number of veterans being awarded compensation for mental disorders has hit record levels, <i>The Independent</i> reports.<p>Analysis of Armed Forces …

AI’s Language Problem - MIT Technology Review

About halfway through a particularly tense game of Go held in Seoul, South Korea, between Lee Sedol, one of the best players of all time, and …

Your brain on drugs is not a fried egg

In 1987, the Partnership for a Drug-Free America aired a public service announcement that went on to become a classic of modern pop culture. It likened an egg to "your brain" and a hot pan to "drugs." The egg was then fried in the pan, and the viewer was informed that "this is your brain on drugs." …

The Brain

Fridge Magnet with QR Code Scanner to Keep You Up-To-Date with Your Food Condition In The Fridge

Apparently keeping track of your food in the fridge is not that easy, as we’ve seen many designers have come up with unique and innovative solutions …

Scanners

A Cognitive Trick for Solving Problems Creatively

Many experts argue that creative thinking requires people to challenge their preconceptions and assumptions about the way the world works. One common claim, for example, is that the mental shortcuts we all rely on to solve problems get in the way of creative thinking. How can you innovate if your …

The Neuroscience of Why Running Clears the Mind

Fans of running claim it is great for the mind as well as the body. Recent research agrees.<p>Sure, running is a good way to stay fit and healthy, but many fans of the activity claim to be hooked not just because of its physical effects, but also because of it's mental ones.<p>Some say it builds …

Spec Battle: HTC One (M8) vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Both the new HTC One (M8) and Samsung Galaxy S5 boast some of the best hardware specs in the business, but which handset really packs the most clout? Here’s our component by component breakdown of what’s inside the newly announced flagship handsets from HTC and Samsung.<p><b>Related: Best HTC One (M8)</b> …

Android for Business – is Google looking to beef up security for enterprise users?

Google is reportedly working on adding a healthy dose of business capabilities into the next version of Android, prepping it for business. Data encryption, bio-metrics and enterprise controlled authentication, plus new APIs to allow remote management of company controlled devices and more.<p>The news …

Android News

LastPass for Android updated with in-app and Chrome password filling

If you’re anything like me, heck, if you use the Internet at all, you have a password problem. Actually, two problems. First, you have to come up with unique, strong passwords for every service that you use, from Facebook to your online banking account. They can’t (shouldn’t!) be the same, because …

Apps

Addictive puzzler Dots updated with multiplayer mode

Dots, the popular connect-the-dots puzzler for Android and iOS received today a multiplayer mode dubbed Challenges.<p>Dots v.2 finally adds a multiplayer component, and expands the social component by allowing you to challenge Facebook friends to a quick game. You can also pair up via email, but if …

Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 surfaces in press renders, sports GS5-like styling

It’s be nearly a year since the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 was first announced, bringing us a modest entry-level tablet powered by a dual-core 1.2Ghz CPU with just 1GB of RAM. So when we’ll we see a sequel to the tablet? Although we don’t know for sure just yet, based on an increasing number of leaks …

Android 4.4.2 update rolling out for AT&T One Mini

Right now HTC is in the spotlight thanks to yesterday’s announcement of the all-new HTC One (M8), which brings improved specs, enhanced software and refined design over its predecessor. Of course, just because the M8 has arrived, doesn’t mean that the HTC One (M7) and its Mini and Max brethren …

Google Play Music adds the ability to upload songs directly from your browser

One of the great things about Google Play Music is the ability to upload your existing music collection for easy access from the cloud. Unfortunately, getting your music library uploaded from your PC to the web can actually be a bit of a chore since you first need to download the Music Manager app …

Google Play