Odette Lenning

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Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

Andromeda Galaxy

Distant black hole may disprove Einstein's theory of relativity

More than 26,000 light years away, deep within the heart of our galaxy, lies Sagittarius A* - four millions Suns' worth of unseen mass concentrated …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Breathing modulates brain activity and mental function

New research shows that the rhythm of breathing directly impacts neural activity in a network of brain areas involved in smell, memory and emotions<p>The rhythm of breathing co-ordinates electrical activity across a network of brain regions associated with smell, memory, and emotions, and can enhance …

Neuroscience

5 Design Tips That Will Enhance Your Social Media Images

If your imagery isn't appealing it will cost you business.<p>I was working with an entrepreneur the other day on his marketing plan. He pulled out his folder with his new website and mock up of his social media pages. I could tell he was very proud of the work because he had a big smile on his face. …

Social Media

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

16 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

UX Design

A renegade photographer got inside this lawless Hong Kong community that was 119 times denser than New York City

It was called the Kowloon Walled City.<p>With a population of 33,000 squeezed into a tiny lot, at its peak the city was 119 times as dense as present-day New York City. Although it faced rampant crime and poor sanitation, the city was impressively self-sustainable until its demolition in 1993.<p>In the …

Hong Kong

Your Customers' Brains Are Hard-Wired to Decode These 10 Signals

Rhyming schemes and funny memes work because humans respond to recognizable patterns. Help them embrace your brand message by telling stories that feel familiar.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do some websites seem to magically make us want to click “add to cart” …

Marketing

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Emotional Intelligence

10+ Pics That Show Photography Is The Biggest Lie Ever

The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I'm not just …

Photography

8 Photography Lessons I Wish I’d Learned Earlier

Like many facets of life, there are many photography lessons that I’ve learned over the years that I wish I’d known earlier! Let’s have a look at …

Why you need to be selling your company every day

About a year ago, I was listening to a prominent accountant speak to a room full of business owners. His message was both clear and simple: "Each day you should run your business like you are in the process of trying to sell it."<p>This simple message created many frowns and furrowed brows. Clearly, …

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A 'slow catastrophe' unfolds as the golden age of antibiotics comes to an end

In early April, experts at a military lab outside Washington intensified their search for evidence that a dangerous new biological threat had penetrated the nation's borders.<p>They didn't have to hunt long before they found it.<p>On May 18, a team working at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research …

Microbiology

This Is Why Frozen Fruits Should Be Your New Best Friend

Get the most out of your produce.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Summer is the best time to become well acquainted with your freezer. And no, we don't mean for sticking your head in …

Ice Cream

Prison Inmates Care for Homeless Dogs With Help from ‘Canine Cellmates’

“Many of the inmates have had very few emotional connections in their lives,” says Atlanta-based photographer Kelly Kline of the rare and precious …

The Basics Of Setting Up A Paid Search Campaign

For those that are new to the world of paid search, gathering up the courage (and time) to develop an online paid search ad strategy can feel like a …

Grimes implies 'numerous' producers have demanded sex from her

Grimes has said she has been pestered for sex by male producers. The Canadian artist, whose real name is Claire Boucher, was asked by Rolling Stone for her opinions on Kesha’s lawsuit against her producer/label boss, Dr Luke, whom she has accused of rape, and responded by saying male producers …

How genetic testing can be used against you – and how Bill S-201 could change that

When Brittnee Sheridan turned 18, she was legally allowed to undergo genetic testing for BRCA1, a gene that increases risk of breast and ovarian cancers. She did, immediately – even though her grandmother was against it. "We got into an argument because she didn't want me to get a test," says …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Self-improvement

60+ free awesome resources for Architects and Designers

<b>Design is hard</b>. We all know that. But the design process could be less painful by <b>sharing resources with each other</b>! So over at Pitcrit we have …

One of World's Longest-Running Experiments Is Buried in a Secret Location in Michigan

The coolest experiment you've never heard of.<p>In 1879, a botanist called William Beal buried 20 glass bottles in a secret spot on the grounds of …

Colorful Lights Are Turning Skyscrapers Into Tacky Billboards

As LEDs make it cheaper to illuminate buildings, cities are becoming experimental visual spaces—and not always for the better.<p>After the sun went down on April 29, 1942, in New York City, an unusual patchwork of light scattered over the city. Army officials had ordered the mass dimming of …

Skyscrapers

What Disney’s Classic Animation Principles Could Teach Web Designers

Disney’s 12 principles of animation are as relevant for today’s interface designers as they were for yesterday’s dancing-broom illustrators.<p>Disney’s 12 classic principles of animation from Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas’ <i>The Illusion of Life</i> are mentioned in nearly every article about interface …

Canada's undulating Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence reflects light and passing clouds

ZAS Architects recently completed the cloud-like Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York University in Canada. The undulating facade of …

Mechatronic Harmonies Proves Once Again that Data is Beautiful

Just in case you forgot.<p>Screencap via<p>It's easy enough to see that Mechatronic Harmonies is eerie. With its dark color palate and technological themes, the project conjures up images of some sort of post-apocalyptic future. What's not so easy to see, however, is that the haunting sounds and imagery …

Data Visualization

How London might have looked: five masterplans after the great fire

From Wren’s wide boulevards to Newcourt’s uniform grids, a new exhibition reveals the alternative plans to rebuild London after it was destroyed by the great fire, and asks: what could it have looked like now?<p>The day the great fire began on 2 September 1666, the diarist Samuel Pepys took to the …

River Thames

Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most iconic images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The Little …