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My Morning Routine: Darren Criss

<i>Glee</i> MVP Darren Criss has become somewhat of a skincare aficionado, and for good cause: "I’m putting [makeup] on my face, dancing around sweating and getting oily, and it’s all under HD cameras, which is probably the most unflattering thing you can do." On top of that, he’s also partnered with …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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Long-Term Pot Use Tied to Less Dopamine, Which May Help Explain Less Motivation

New research discovers long-term cannabis users tend to produce less dopamine, a chemical in the brain linked to motivation.<p>UK investigators found …

For sale: One individual in good condition… How we sell ourselves every day

How much have you sold today? What about the person next to you on your commute, what have they flogged? Because the reality is we are all …

What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by …

5 Mistakes College Job Seekers Make

A new study shows that college students need to be doing a lot more to set themselves up for a job after college. According to the report, conducted by career website AfterCollege from a March survey of 600 college students, 79% of students have done at least one internship in the past six months, …

Turn A Rejection Into A Job Offer

The woman was interviewing for a lucrative position as director of a sales team. After having three great meetings full of lively conversation about how she’d handle the job, she was optimistic. But then came the fourth and final interview, with the company’s executive vice president. Things were …

10 top time-saving tech tips | David Pogue

College Graduates' Expectations Are Out Of Line with Reality, Says Study

A new poll by consulting firm Accenture shows some striking gaps between the expectations of graduating seniors about the world of work and the experiences of recent grads who are already in the workforce. Only 18% of pending 2013 grads plan to get a graduate degree to get ahead in their career. By …

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Urges Graduates To 'Be In This Moment'

“Be in this moment. Be in this moment. Now be in this moment.” No, this isn’t a Zen prayer. It’s the words of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo at the University of Michigan’s commencement ceremony yesterday in Ann Arbor.<p>Ironically, Costolo didn’t learn this lesson while at Twitter, a platform which in many …