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The 6 Most Dangerous Words and Phrases

Communication is a powerful tool. Words have the power to hurt, heal, inspire, motivate, or isolate another person. Most people, particularly those that are judged on their words, like politicians, leaders, and those in the media, are careful about what they say. Imagine how powerful it would be to …

Self-help

How Origami Might Soon Be Used to Power the Internet of Things

Physicists offer tiny generators build from Slinky-shaped paper cutouts.<p>The miniaturized, lightweight electronics of the near future may be powered by origami. You know, folded paper. This bit of sci-fi is already quite real: A method of power generation developed by physicists at the Georgia …

Internet of Things

Swedish school sheds light on dark days of winter

Dragonskolan school in Sweden’s far north attempts to raise children’s performance through use of intense electric lights<p>The glass door of classroom C151 at Dragonskolan, an upper-secondary school in Umeå in Sweden’s far north, emits an eerie metallic glow. “When you look inside it seems weird, …

South East London

20 most popular TED Talks of 2014

TED Talks

For Success at School, Personality May Beat Brains

When it comes to success in school, being smart isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Personality may have a lot more to do with academic success than …

Psychology

This Website Lets You Chat With Your Future Self

In the future, you will be possibly living in a treehouse. If you say so, to yourself.<p>Forget your plans for 2015. A wise person would plan farther out than a year. But what is it going to be like in 20 years? If only there was some way to ask.<p>A new site called Future Self lets you. And the person …

“꿈을 강요하는 사회에 협박당하지 말 것”

“저는 다큐멘터리를 별로 좋아하지 않아요. SF나 호러물을 더 즐기죠. 그렇다면 저는 꿈을 이루지 못해 실패한 인생을 살고 있는 걸까요?”<p><지식채널 e>로 한국 다큐멘터리의 새로운 지평을 열었다는 평가를 받는 김진혁 PD(한국예술종합학교 교수)가 던진 질문에 학생들의 …

중2병이라도 사랑을 주고 싶어

① 서천석-소아청소년정신과 의사가 말하는 사춘기 자녀의 마음 찾기 11월27일(목)<br>② 정병오-어느 중학교 교사가 전하는 ‘사춘기 아이들’의 공부 이야기 12월 4일(목)<br>③ 윤다옥-상담실에서 본 사춘기 아이들의 성장통 12월11일(목)<br>④ 하지현-사춘기를 위한 …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We often hear advice like, "Think positive and good things will happen," or "Try your hardest and eventually things will work out." While these words of wisdom certainly have merit, what may seem like well meaning suggestions won't help you reach your goals if you're simultaneously engaging in …

Self-help

Some Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life, But Which Ones?

Most of us don't remember our first two or three years of life — but our earliest experiences may stick with us for years and continue to influence us well into adulthood.<p>Just how they influence us and how much is a question that researchers are still trying to answer. Two studies look at how …