Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)
Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand not to elicit
Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique
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The videos and memes you keep seeing on your feeds aren’t an accident. There are actually six principles that drive virality. Ever since Malcolm Gladwell’s “Tipping Point,” psychologists have been trying
You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable
Uber and Google appear to be parting ways according to a report by Bloomberg’s Brad Stone Monday. Google Ventures invested in Uber’s C and D rounds, and its chief legal officer and SVP of corporate development,
Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India. He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.
The popular build-and-survive video game Minecraft could very well be the most surprising tech success of this decade. Created in 2009 by programmer Markus "Notch" Persson, expanded by a small team, and
Editor’s note: Jess Kimball Leslie is a writer based in New York. She is working on a collection of essays about life after the Internet. The great story of Silicon Valley: A company, once ahead of its
Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres. Read on to find out why
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Publishers lobbied for legislation forcing Google to pay for news snippets External traffic to Spanish news websites has fallen by 10 to 15 percent after Google removed the country’s publishers from its
The UK’s communications industry regulator, Ofcom, released its annual report on the global communications market yesterday. It’s long—more than 400 pages, and with more than 100 charts. Here are some
The social network's future dominance is far from assured. Facebook has won this round of the Internet. Steadily, grindingly, it continues to take an ever greater share of our time and attention online.