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Artist Illustrates Her Own Cat In the Varying Styles of Famous Comics and Cartoons

Webcomic artist and animation student Miyuli of “Hearts for Sale” and “Lost Nightmare“, illustrated her own cat in the varying styles of different …

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Stop Worrying About Your Lack of Emotional Intelligence

"It's not a black and white world," my boss told me. "There's a lot of gray, and you need to focus on it first if you want to get promoted here." She was talking about feelings and my ability to understand them. She was talking about my emotional intelligence, or perceived lack thereof. I took her …

Science says dancing with friends is good for your health

You might not think of yourself as a dancer. In fact, maybe even the idea of dancing makes your palms sweat. But growing scientific evidence suggests that getting up and grooving with others has a lot of benefits. In our recent study, we found that synchronizing with others while dancing raised …

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25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

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Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

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What I Learned While Wearing a Heart Monitor

At rest, I could feel my heart pounding out a double beat. It felt like falling in love, only I wasn’t.<p>My cardiologist explained that one of my heart’s lower chambers — a ventricle — sometimes pumped when it shouldn’t, causing a sensation of an overly strong double beat. “I’m 99.9 percent certain …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

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DEUTSCHE BANK: We expect the stock market to do 1 of 3 things after the Fed speaks on Thursday

Stock market investors and traders will surely be among those watching.<p>In a note to clients, US equity strategist David Bianco at Deutsche Bank laid out three possible scenarios and point targets for the S&P 500 based on what the Fed does.<p>The S&P 500 is currently trading near 1,950, implying that …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

5 Things Happy People Never Forget

Ever wonder why other people seem happier than you?You take a look around and notice that people are smiling and laughing, and things seem to be …

10 Anime Series You Need To Watch Before You Die

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By 2100, Earth Will Have an Entirely Different Ocean

A complete guide to the hotter, higher, trashier, fish-free oceans of the near future.<p>The ocean is in the midst of a radical, manmade change. It can seem kind of crazy that one of the most immense properties on Earth—the ocean washes over 71 percent of the planet—could be completely transformed by …

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative

Artists and scientists throughout history have remarked on the bliss that accompanies a sudden creative insight. Einstein described his realization of the general theory of relativity as the happiest moment of his life. More poetically, Virginia Woolf once observed, “Odd how the creative power …

Psychology

3 Rules To Kill Procrastination and Give Life To Action

Motivation is the ability to act to achieve your goal.<p>Successful people have the ability to motivate themselves, but why can they motivate themselves …

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Nasa releases amazing high-resolution picture of sunlit Earth from one million miles away

Nasa has released the first image taken from its new deep space satellite DSCOVR<p>If Carl Sagan was impressed with the Pale Blue Dot, he would have been equally blown away by this incredible image (launch high-resolution version) of Earth taken from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Studies Show Your Financial Health Could Be A Good Indicator Of Your Mental Health

Your debt may cost you more than just interest. Research shows there’s a clear link between your financial health and your mental health and your debt may serve as a tangible representation of your psychological state.<p>Approximately 35% of Americans have delinquent debt, according to a 2014 report …

10 Signs You're In Touch With Your Emotions

Are you emotionally secure?<p>Cultivating an awareness of your feelings is crucial not only for your mental well-being, but your physical health. Studies show that stress can take a toll on your body and unmanaged anger puts excess pressure on your heart and blood pressure.<p>That's where emotional …

13 Tricks People Good At Impressing Anyone Would Know

First impressions last a lifetime, especially when it comes to impressing anyone. Dale Carnegie, author of <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

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A scientist who studies psychopaths found out he was one by accident — and it completely changed his life

A neuroscientist at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Fallon (not to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, the popular TV host) first began studying the brains of murderers, rapists, and other criminals in the mid-1990s, when his university got its first PET brain-imaging machine. But he didn't start …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

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The strange phenomenon of musical 'skin orgasms'

Some people feel music so strongly the sensations can be compared to sex. How does a good song move the body and mind in this way, asks David Robson.<p>Sometimes music strikes the body like a bolt of lightning. “I was in a friend’s dorm room in my third year as an undergraduate,” Psyche Loui …

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