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These Creative Newborn Photos Are Adorably Whimsical

"I hope they will look at those impossible scenes and believe that ANYthing is possible!”<p>When photographer Angela Forker became a grandmother five years ago, she decided to turn her camera from landscapes to newborns.<p>“I absolutely loved it!” she told HuffPost, adding that she took every newborn …

How to raise brilliant children, according to science

Parents receive a lot of mixed messages surrounding how best to bring up their children.<p>How strict should you be? Should you be more of a friend or …

Temple University

Women Are Dying in Overseas Honor Killings, and No One Knows How Bad the Problem Is

World<p>Swinder Singh was asleep at her home in north London when she got the call. In the blurry hours of the early morning, she listened as the voice …

The 11 Powerful Habits of Truly Happy People

Happiness isn’t an accident—it’s a habit.<p>When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure—a decadent meal, a …

Happiness

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

5 Ways You’re Being Negative Without Realizing It

We generally think of ourselves as positive people, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have the occasional (OK, more than occasional) negative thought. …

Self-help

Study Suggests You Can Rewire Your Brain to Be Funnier — How to Be Funny

Seasoned comedians use a different part of their brains than inexperienced jokesters — and cracks that come from this part of the brain are actually …

15 relationship facts everybody should know before getting married

We've taken this opportunity to round up scientific research on the specific factors that can make or break a romantic relationship.<p>Below, we've listed 15 nontrivial things you might want to keep in mind before hiring a wedding planner.

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs | Inc.com

To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be the most motivated to find the best job possible. It's no small wonder that more …

Employment

Don’t want a robot to steal your job? Be creative

If we don’t want machines to take over our jobs, we’re going to have to get creative. Literally.<p>Cheap computing power and rapidly advancing AI mean that machines already outperform us on tasks that involve retaining, processing, and repeating rule-based information. Traditional schooling, however, …

Creativity

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

We couldn’t live without ‘zero’ – but we once had to

Mathematician Hannah Fry tells the intriguing story of how the number zero was ‘discovered’ – and why we couldn’t predict the future without it.<p>Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics.<p>Nothing as in zero, of course.<p>This cheeky yet powerful number has caused more controversy …

Brexit, Toblerones and Bowie: Google's Year in Search in 2016

Google is the main portal to the internet for most people in the UK. Whether we're opening Safari, Chrome or Edge, the first step for the majority of us is to type a search term into Google. By extension of this, what we're searching can prove very telling.<p>The search giant's annual trends round-up …

Trends

Gender fluid, hyper-stressed, politically engaged, connected but lonely: what do we know about modern teens?<p>• Read more from the magazine’s teen takeover<p>Today’s youngest generation with a label, born after 2000, are connected yet isolated, savvy but anxious, indulged yet stressed. They have grown …

Mental Health

The Five Biggest Mistakes Parents Make When Teaching Kids About Money

Teaching

What is sapiosexuality? The sexual orientation thousands of people identify with

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual – these are all terms to help us navigate relationships and sexuality. Now, a label for those are attracted to …

LGBTQI

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Hanging out with friends in times of stress heals us by rewiring our biology

Whether offering us consolation after the death of a loved one or commiseration when our team loses yet again, our social relationships are invaluable for helping us lead happier, less stressful lives. And humans aren’t alone in this respect. The role of social interactions and bonds in reducing …

Chimpanzees

4 Ways to Become a Better Parent, According to Science

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Anxiety: The Unexpected Health Crisis That’s Crippling Today’s Youth

<i>Why has debilitating anxiety become so common among the young? And why is it still so often overlooked?</i><p>June, a fifteen-year-old boy who a few days later became my patient rode his bike to Venice Beach, laid it in the sand, and stripped down to his boxer shorts. Then he started to swim and kept …

Mental Health