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How Aristotle is the perfect happiness guru

You’ve got the Headspace app, know your downward dog from your black dog, and once read something by Freud, so what can a guy who lived 23 centuries ago tell you about the pursuit of happiness today? “Aristotle did it first and better. So why not go to the source, the original brain that figured …


Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company

Henry Ford (1863-1947)<p>On June 16, 1903, American entrepreneur <b>Henry Ford</b> founded the Ford Motor Company with $28,000 capital. It was not Henry Ford’s …

Ford Motor Company

The Inca Left Behind a Strange, 3D Code That Scientists Still Can't Figure Out

They communicated in multiple dimensions.<p>The Inca Empire (1400-1532 CE) is one of few ancient civilisations that speaks to us in multiple dimensions. …


Why Cybercriminals Attack

<b>Some of the key takeaways that attendees will get from this virtual event:</b><p>How cyber criminals choose their victims – what they are looking for and …


In her short life, mathematician Emmy Noether changed the face of physics

A century after she published a groundbreaking mathematical theory, Emmy Noether gets her due.


How to discover your career superpower

<b>Whitney Johnson</b> is a world-leading business thinker, the author of the new book Build an A-Team, and the host of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. She …


Want to Know What Emotional Intelligence Is All About? We Can Sum It up in a Single Sentence

References to this concept are everywhere, but what does it really mean? Here's a simple, practical definition.<p>Nowadays, you find references to emotional intelligence everywhere, along with advice as to how sharpening your "EQ" (emotional quotient) can dramatically increase your chances of …

Emotional Intelligence

This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier -- and definitely won't help you live longer.<p>What will make you happy? What will make you feel fulfilled? What will help you live a longer, healthier life?<p>Good questions.<p>Enter Dr. Lewis Terman with an …



In life we are told to be “balanced”. I agree — but realize, we can achieve balance in life with asymmetry!<p>The Philosophy of asymmetry<p>From a …


When, How Did the First Americans Arrive? It’s Complicated.

The first Americans weren't one group of people; they arrived at different times, and likely by different methods.<p>How did human beings first come to North America? Across the Bering Strait, on foot? Down the “kelp highway” by boat? Across the Atlantic via the polar ice cap? And when did they reach …


How to barely hang on as an introvert in the corporate world

As an introvert, you may think it’s impossible for you to rise to the top of the corporate ladder above the shoutiest of shouters. You may be right. …


This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who was written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …


FireEye Offers Free Tool to Detect Malicious Remote Logins

Open source GeoLogonalyzer helps to weed out hackers exploiting stolen credentials to log into their targets.

Information Security

Nike, Intel, and Coca-Cola All Use Feng Shui to Boost Productivity: How to Use It In Your Life

Are you holding yourself back from success? Ask this question to find out.<p>I have file folders everywhere, piled on my desk, stacked on my shelves, filling up my bookcases and plopped into incline sorters that I've nailed to the wall beside me for easy access. Hundreds upon hundreds of file folders. …

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A Doctor Explains Why We’re Attracted To Some People But Not Others, & It's Pretty Simple

Have you ever wondered why you've been attracted to tall people your whole life? Or maybe you just noticed a pattern in your dating history — say, …


Sally Mann Looks Back on Life in the American South

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in the 1951 novel <i>Requiem for a Nun</i>. He understood the ways in which history is …


The Standard Model of particle physics: The absolutely amazing theory of almost everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …


How the nature of cause and effect will determine the future of quantum technology

Here’s a curious question: Do certain physical events have no cause, or is there a reason behind every action?<p>This conundrum lies at the heart of one …

Quantum Physics

Cybercriminals Battle Against Banks' Incident Response

'Filess' attacks account for more than half of successful breaches of bank networks, new data shows.<p>Financial institutions traditionally have …


Get Smart About Network Segmentation & Traffic Routing

Through a combination of intelligent segmentation and traffic routing to tools, you can gain much better visibility into your network. Here's how.

Information Security

Hubble's Latest Batch of Space Porn Is Some of the Best We've Ever Seen

Space is mind-bogglingly vast, and it’s practically impossible for our puny brains to comprehend just how huge it really is. Using the Hubble Space …


The Risks of Remote Desktop Access Are Far from Remote

RDP is used by fraudsters to steal and monetize data more often than you might think. But there are ways to stay safe.


This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Quantum Mechanics

Stephen Hawking's Graphic Novel Biography Shows How He Saw the World—and the Universe

If all you know about Stephen Hawking is that he was on <i>The Simpsons</i> and other TV shows, then a new graphic novel coming next year will be the perfect …


Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

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Want Your Kids to Grow Up Successful? Stop Telling Them 3 Things That Most Parents Say

Some advice you think will help your children can actually harm them instead.<p>We want our children to be successful as possible--maybe even more successful than we are ourselves. And so we push them to give them the motivation and self-discipline that we know is a key to getting ahead.<p>This may seem …

10 ways to make yourself a more attractive human being

There are two basic paths to becoming more attractive.<p>Become a better human being (internal)<br>• Become a better looking human being (external)<p>Here are a …

Worried about Wi-Fi security? This is the router you need.

BitDefender Box 2<p>$199.99<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Monitors your internet traffic and provides security alerts • Friendly design • Easy-to-use app • Doesn't …

A Highly Percussive Fingerstyle Acoustic Cover of the Iconic Michael Jackson Song ‘Billie Jean’

Alexandr Misko, the remarkably talented Russian guitarist about whom we’ve previously written, performed a highly percussive, upbeat fingerstyle …

8 Ways Hackers Can Game Air Gap Protections

Isolating critical systems from connectivity isn't a guarantee they can't be hacked.