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Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

19 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die - Signature

If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple cofounder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

Steve Jobs

A researcher who spoke with 45 self-made multi-multimillionaires realized they all had something unexpected in common

You don't talk about money.<p>This tradition is extremely widespread in Germany, and the taboo has spread to science.<p>Very little research has been done so far on the extremely private group of the German super-rich.<p>Rainer Zitelmann from the University of Potsdam has therefore set himself on a rarely …

Self-improvement

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Here Is a Beginner's Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

It is important to remember a few things if you are thinking about shorting stock. First, never assume you will be able to repurchase a stock you …

Investing

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

A look inside the daily routine of billionaire investor Mark Cuban, who starts working the minute he wakes up and falls asleep to 'Law & Order'

<b>• Billionaire investor Mark Cuban leads a busy life, between starring in "Shark Tank," owning the Dallas Mavericks, and spending time with his family.</b><p><b>• He works hard throughout the day, often clocking in first thing in the morning.</b><p><b>• But he still leaves enough time to exercise, get enough sleep, and</b> …

Mark Cuban

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

A crypto expert explains the difference between the two largest cryptocurrencies in the world: bitcoin and Ethereum

Lex Sokolin, Autonomous Research's director of fintech strategy, talks with Business Insider Executive Editor Sara Silverstein about the differences between bitcoin and Ethereum. <i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><b>Sara Silverstein:</b> What is bitcoin versus Ethereum?<p><b>Lex Sokolin:</b> So bitcoin is — and …

Cryptocurrency

Fortune's Favorite Business Books of the Year

The must-read<p>Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant<p>Sandberg’s raw and heart-wrenching new book is useful for business readers and anyone else …

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

Books

Why leaving a $500,000 job at 30 years old was the best career choice I've ever made

Me too.<p>This is what psychologists refer to as "hedonic adaptation," which means that no matter what new circumstances we find ourselves in, we get used to them much faster than we think we will.<p>When it comes to income this leads to an ever-increasing pattern of consumption and "more, more, more" as …

Tim Ferriss

Fire breaks out at Chinese factory that supplied Samsung Note 7 batteries

A fire broke out in a Chinese factory that supplied batteries for Samsung’s explosion-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Wednesday morning.<p>Samsung …

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10 Small Things I Do Every Night To Improve My Life

Success is holistic. You don’t leave a lot of things to chance. Instead, you constantly look for areas to improve in your life and get better. One of …

Meditation: Building the Superpower You Didn’t Even Know You Had

<i>This article is from NF Team Member Taylor</i><b>There you are, settled into your life, in the deserts of Tatooine.</b>You’ve gone about your life just like …

Meditation

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

Top 10 Supposedly "Bad" Personality Traits That Can Actually Be Good

We tend to think of personality traits as "good" and "bad". Being kind and humble is good, for example, but being lazy and pessimistic are "bad". …

Tips Every Startup Founder Should Live By, As Told By One Of Silicon Alley's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

For some (and probably many) startup founders, that line probably doesn't exist. Few entrepreneurs know this as well as Alexa von Tobel, the founder and CEO of LearnVest.<p>Von Tobel officially launched LearnVest in 2009 as an online subscription-based service aimed at making financial planning easy …

Loneliness

Build Your Own Ambient Lighting System with a Raspberry Pi and XBMC

TVs that create ambient light behind the screen can make movie watching a bit more immersive, but it's kind of expensive to do. Blogger Christian …

Raspberry Pi

Appeal to People’s Emotions When Giving Presentations

When you give a presentation, you need to captivate your audience. Just like a good movie or TV show, appealing to people's emotions can help you …

Russell Wilson's Football Workout

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Russell Wilson

Green Smoothies You'll Actually Want to Drink

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

Fight for Your Second Shot

How ex-gang member Ryan Blair turned his life around to became a multimillionaire<p>Ryan Blair didn’t have much of a choice when he was forced to join a local gang in his seedy Torrance, California neighborhood. You’re on one side of the street or the other, the logic went, and Blair chose as most …

Man vs. Flab

As the host of TV's Man v. Food, Adam Richman ate massive portions of greasy grub for a living. But then he ditched the show, overcame his bad habits, and took control of his body.<p>I KNEW WHAT I WAS GETTING INTO: 72-ounce steaks, shakes by the quart, atomic wings. When I landed <i>Man v. Food</i> in 2008, I …

The 7% body-fat diet

We're gonna go ahead and estimate that the average gym-going dude probably has about 15% body fat. That's well within healthy levels, but it’s not …

12 Award-Winning Photos Beautifully Capture Daily Life

You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. Think again: the Morpholio Project, an online creative community of architects and academics, used …