Ng Siew Hong

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Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

It's Good to Feel Stupid: 5 Thoughts on Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was lifting with the owner of my gym. She was doing clean and jerks. I was squatting.<p>In between sets, I asked if she had ever competed in an Olympic weightlifting meet. “You should do one. They are a lot of fun and you’re …

Self-improvement

This Video About Worry Will Really Make You Think

"Can you allow your mind to be quiet?"<p>British philosopher Alan Watts poses the question in his speech on worry, which he describes as "a mind in the grip of vicious circles." Tragedy & Hope wonderfully illustrates the cycle of worry in the video above, layering visual elements with Watts' original …

15 Northwestern Spots That Will Take Your Breath Away

You know Seattle, you know Portland... but do you know the rest of the Northwest?<p>When you think of the Northwest region of the United States, you probably think mainly of the Pacific Northwest. The Census Bureau breaks the western United States into two regions: Pacific and Mountain. We took a look …

Romantic Getaway: Long Weekend in San Juan

The capital of Puerto Rico has everything you need for a romantic getaway: beautiful beaches, charming restaurants, vibrant nightlife, and a historic …

Photos: Hawaii's Big Island Landscapes, Lava Fields, and Beaches

Diane Cook and Len Jenshel photograph the hidden glories of Hawaii in these exclusive digital outtakes from Anthony Doerr's feature "Treasure Island."

20 Fabulously Free Things to Do in D.C.

Let freedom ring! Did you know that amid the trappings of office, pomp and ceremony, and glitz and glamor of Washington, D.C., you’ll find more …

Paid App Market Is Shrinking With Stunning Speed

Tired and disgusted with free apps that try to hawk in-game purchases and ads to you at every turn? There is no escape; the entire app market is going freemium. The reason for the rapid transition is spelled out by App Annie’s new survey. It claims that revenue from paid apps dropped by a drastic …

Rich People Are Mad They Have to Pay So Many Taxes on Their Ballooning Incomes

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>No group of Americans is less happy about the taxes they pay than the wealthy, <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …