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The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

4 Money-Making Habits That Propelled Sara Blakely, Mark Cuban and Tony Robbins to Phenomenal Success

Success is proportionate to your focus on solving people's problems.<p>The global elites play a different game. Wealth is not created by wishing, manifesting and burning sage. Concrete plans, committed desire and wondrous persistence are the key drivers were the wealthy play.<p>To create a path to …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to remove controversial painting of girl

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has refused to remove a 1938 painting by the artist known as Balthus that depicts a young girl in what some are saying is a sexually suggestive pose.<p>The painting , entitled "Therese Dreaming," shows the girl leaning back with her underwear …

How Stock Trading Saved My Life and Made Me Grateful to Be Alive

<i>"Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it's all an experience." -- Roy T. Bennett</i><p>Every year at Thanksgiving, I write a column about …

Investing

10 Key Habits of World-Class Money Savers

Americans, in general, not only aren't good about saving money, but they're also actually fairly indifferent about being financially frugal. …

Personal Finance

How to Be a Winner Like Legendary Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch

Jack Welch wrote the book on winning. No, really. He authored with his wife Suzy a book titled, "Winning: The Ultimate Business How-To Book" in …

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way, this is a great option, but it’s far from ideal.<p>For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Music Industry

These $25 headphones with 3D surround sound are perfect for playing games and watching movies

Even though the future is wireless, it's still handy to keep a pair of wired headphones on you at all times. And for that, I think I've found a new favorite: the Moov 14 in-ear headphones from Vava, which only cost $25.<p>I use in-ear headphones for two things, mainly: to hear music and notifications …

Consumer Tech

How to Turn on Your ‘Stay-Slim’ Hormone for Good

If you’re like 94 percent of women who’ve experienced weight loss, you’ve had trouble maintaining it. Not anymore! The key to nixing rebound weight …

Nutrition

Chris Hemsworth Says Anyone Can Have a Great Body: 'No Amount of Money Makes Someone Else Do the Work For You'

Chris Hemsworth is getting real about what it takes to keep his <i>Thor</i> physique up to par.<p>The actor, 33, spoke to <i>Men’s Health</i> to talk about his upgraded …

Marvel Universe

The Scientific Way to be More Productive

Try and think about what's really worth your time.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Neuroscience & Psychology<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to …

3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>Serial Entrepreneur and Parenting Author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a …

World Economic Forum

Ada is an AI-powered doctor app and telemedicine service

Ada, a London and Berlin-based health tech startup, sees its official U.K. push today, and in doing so joins a number of other European startups attempting to market something akin to an AI-powered ‘doctor’.<p>The company’s mobile offering bills itself as a “personal health companion and telemedicine …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life

Leave yourself "no outlet."<p>Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go …

Self-improvement

Why children ask ‘Why?’ and what makes a good explanation

When I was about four years old, I asked my mother one of my first ‘Why?’ <i></i>questions: ‘Mom, why does Pippo live underwater?’ Mom explained that Pippo, …

Creative Commons

Reality Is Not What It Seems by Carlo Rovelli review – physics versus certainty

The author of the million-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics rails against Richard Dawkins and the science-arts split<p>Carlo Rovelli’s slim poetic meditation <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</i> managed to clarify the troubling uncertainties of Einsteinian relativity, quantum theory and other physical …

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 …

According to science, these men are most likely to make you orgasm

Finally, orgasms are down to a science!<p>Researchers at the University of Albany asked a group of women in heterosexual relationships about their …

Want to get out of a bad mood? Science has the answer

And it's surprisingly simple...<p>Now Christmas and New Year's eve is just a distant blur of bubbly, gift giving and roast potatoes, it's back to …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science

Researchers have been studying the art of persuasion for years. Here's what they've found.<p>The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. …

Psychology

If You Want to Evolve, Be Mindful

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD</i><p>Human beings are unique in the scenario of life on Earth--that much is obvious. We are guided by awareness, and to implement our wishes, dreams, and inventions, the higher brain (chiefly the cerebral cortex) has evolved to extraordinary proportions. …

Scientists Have Found Genetic Links Between Personality Traits And Psychiatric Diseases

The secrets hiding in our DNA.<p>Scientists have identified genetic links between a set of psychological factors known as 'the big five' personality …

Watch killer whales eat a shark alive

Two baby whales cut their teeth on a live shark<p>Drone pilot Slater Moore captured a rare sight on camera: two adult female killer whales and two calves tearing into a still-wriggling shark in California’s Monterey Bay. It’s rare to catch this particular type of killer whale, called the offshore …

Do These 7 Simple Things Every Morning for a Healthy Mind and Body, According to a Psychotherapist

Add these 7 routines to your morning to set yourself up for success.<p>You might wonder how successful people structure their mornings. Is there something so special and unique that people like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg do that sets them up for success? And, if so, can other people put into …

Bill Gates

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Harvard Medical School

Couples With the Best Sex Lives Have This in Common, Says Science

Contrary to what movies, TV shows, and the media in general have conditioned us to believe, couples don't have to be sexually adventurous in order to …

Relationships

Scientists explore why time flies when you're having fun

Research in mice isolates neurons that affect perception of how quickly — or slowly — time passes<p>Time stands still when you're stuck in traffic. It …

How Cynical Are You? Take This Quick Test to Find Out

Cynicism can creep up on you a little bit at a time if you're not careful.<p>It's common to hear people say things like, "You just can't trust anyone nowadays," or, "It really is every man for himself in today's world." People who say such things often believe a healthy dose of skepticism and distrust …

Self-help

Why Nonconformity Is a Precondition for Innovation

In the long term, the future is decided by nonconformists!<p>Nonconformity is a necessary evil. People hate change but it's important for long-term progress and development. Many outstanding, different and remarkable inventions that have transformed how we live and work were started by people who …

Creativity