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Real Life “God’s Not Dead” – Professor Gives Zeros to Student for Refusing to Condemn Christianity

In a real life "God's Not Dead," a Polk State University student was given zeros simply because she disagreed with her professor on Christianity and …

How to be a better writer

<b>Stay tuned for a couple of Storyfix announcements, presented following today’s content.</b><p>Most of the time, who makes it and who doesn’t is no …


A Moonrise Photo That Combines Day and Night

This photo may look like a Photoshopped image that blends a sunrise with a nighttime shot, but it’s actually a single exposure of a …


Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Speeding up the battle against slowing minds

New research from UCL brings us closer to finding out what’s behind one of our biggest killers<p>Christopher Devas has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. For his wife, Veronica, this not only means watching Alzheimer’s rob Christopher of his memory and identity, it also means …


5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.<p>Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles …


Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …


What Kayla Mueller’s Life Reveals About Her Generation

These days, it seems like every millennial is trying to be a role model, whether it’s by designing a multi-billion-dollar app or recording a …


Polar Obsession Photos

See images of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and wildlife, like polar bears, penguins, leopard seals, and more, and buy prints, from National Geographic.

Book Review- Imagine the Life You’d Love to Live, Then Live It.

Today I wanted to share with you this inspiring new book by Peg Conley, Imagine the Life You’d Love to Live, Then Live It. Peg is an artist (See her …

Book Reviews



European Parks—Mountains

See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Why I Read 52 Books This Year

This is the reaction I'm used to getting when I tell people about my goal to read 52 books in 52 weeks.<p>And then I reply with my standard comeback. "It's not really a book a week. It just seems that way."<p>Why is my reading challenge a big deal?<p><b>Because people seem baffled by the idea of having enough</b> …

I’m Done With Self-Loathing New Year’s Resolutions

Can I ask a really simple question? Do you know anyone who actually makes a New Year’s resolution and keeps it? I’m not even kidding. If I look back …


How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

The Brain