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Get a massage whenever you want with these pillows that are $50 off

Everyone deserves a massage now and then, but they can get pretty pricey. If you go to a high-end spa, you might end up paying several hundred …

Memoryfoam

How And When To Apply For Jobs You Aren’t “Qualified” For

This hiring manager explains why some qualifications are more critical than others. Here’s how to tell the difference.<p>As a hiring manager, I’ve written a lot of job descriptions. And let me be honest: They’ve all been wish lists–a combination of what I need and what I want from a candidate.<p>A job …

Employment

Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First

If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.<p>In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, there’s a widespread movement for people to #DeleteFacebook. But even …

Social Media

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Stefan Sagmeister

Could I rewire my brain to lose my worrier mentality? | Toronto Star

A skew to one way or the other is known as a cognitive bias — in other words, an assumption we don’t know we are making. The direction and strength …

Wild Stories of Partying with Warhol and Bowie in the 70s

Painter Duncan Hannah relives New York's most debauched decade and shares exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with VICE.<p>When Duncan Hannah arrived in New York in 1971, he could have walked out of the pages of Oscar Wilde’s <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray.</i> With big eyes and high cheekbones, Hannah’s …

Andy Warhol

Mario can now guide your route in Google Maps

It’s Mario Time! Beloved gaming character Mario is coming to Google Maps, thanks to a partnership between Google and Nintendo ahead of Mario Day, March 10. (MAR10…get it, Mario?) In addition to the various deals and sales on Nintendo games, the mustachioed plumber will also make an appearance in …

Google Maps

Your Dog Knows How You Feel—Here’s How

A recent study reveals dogs are more intuitive than we thought.<p>Does it ever seem like your dog is in tune with your emotions? You may be on to something.<p>In new experiments, dogs showed signs of understanding whether a human or a dog was happy or mad based on facial expressions and vocalizations.<p>The …

9 Ways to Cure Your Own Depression

Whether it tumbles down on you on gloomy days or is triggered by a disappointment or loss, depression is an unwelcome guest in every home. But before …

Depression

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Research

What I wish I could tell my 10-year-old self about anxiety

I have lived eternities in my head, and it all started when I was a little boy.<p>I would spend hours in my head. I would make myself sick with worry.<p>I would plan for every possible scenario. I would try to be "perfect."<p>I would do these things.<p>Now I know that it was anxiety causing my overthinking.<p>But …

Self-help

The 10 Words LinkedIn Says to Strike from Your Professional Profile

Being `passionate' doesn't make you unique.<p>Time to break out the thesaurus. LinkedIn today released its 2018 Top 10 Buzzwords in the U.S. Two of them -- "leadership" and "strategic" -- overlap with the 14 words that recruiters and I last month suggested avoiding on your LinkedIn profile.<p>The 10 …

High School

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Are psychedelic drugs about to become the new Prozac?

Ecstasy, mushrooms, and LSD aren’t usually associated with peak mental stability—more often, they’re used to take you <i>out</i> of your right mind, to …

Move Over, Prozac. Some of the Most Effective Antidepressants Aren’t Drugs at All | Heleo

Everything we think we know about depression is wrong.<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How a cow was used (successfully) as an antidepressant</i>• <i><br>What the United</i> …

Princeton University

What Is the Enneagram Test and Why Is Everyone Obsessing Over It?

Normally, I get embarrassed when I’m out to dinner with friends and we’re all scrolling through our phones. Millennials, right? But last week, I made …

The Rise and Fall of the Once Beloved Sunken Living Room

Ulrich Franzen's Dana House, built in 1960, features a sunken living room. Image from Sotheby's, via Curbed.<p>(Image credit: Sotheby's Realty)<p>Let's …

Living Rooms

Are we confusing anxiety with feeling anxious?

opinion<p>Mental health has never been so important or so widely talked about as it is today.<p>More and more of us seem to be succumbing to debilitating …

Advertising in the digital age: why online-first is the future

While internet video continues to grow its coverage, television advertising is losing ground. Young people no longer watch TV as they turn to YouTube, Netflix, and other sources. As such, advertisers are actively transferring budgets from TV to digital sectors.<p>We are going to look into the …

3 Guilt And Shame Messages Of Childhood Emotional Neglect And How To Defeat Them

<b>Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN): Happens when your parents fail to respond enough to your emotions as they raise you.</b><p>Adults who were emotionally …

5 articles to improve your web design career

A web designer's career is rarely predictable. From user experience to information architecture, there are new specialisms popping up all the time. …

UX Design

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

These Entrepreneurs Are Taking Back Your Credit Score From The Big Credit Bureaus

Why should one entity you’ve never done business with decide whether you can open a bank account or rent a house? New startups are trying to find better ways to determine credit-worthiness.<p>The nightmare of last summer’s Equifax data breach is resurfacing. This week the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported …

Personal Information

Betaworks Launches Studios, A Collaborative Club For Enlightened Techies

The first betaworks Studio will open in New York’s Meatpacking District this spring.<p>Coworking spaces, such as WeWork, are better known for bros and beer than for diversity, intellectual inquiry, and social good. That’s a real problem, in the eyes of John Borthwick, founder and CEO of betaworks, an …

Startups

How To Know Whether You Should Quit Your Job Without A Plan

We’re usually told that it’s a bad idea to leave a job without another one lined up, but sometimes the benefits outweigh the risks.<p>Conventional wisdom says that it’s much better to wait to quit a job until after you’ve safely secured another one. Most of the time, this is a pretty good choice. …

Employment

These 4 Skills Are Essential To Succeeding In The Gig Economy

There are skills you’ll need in order to make it in our evolving economy that you don’t learn in college.<p>College prepares you for your career, but the curriculum may not be enough to prepare you to work in the gig economy. While education is important, you’ll need more than your degree to succeed, …

Gig Economy

How Thumbtack Creates Work By Giving The Yellow Pages An AI Twist

The local services platform is automating the process of hiring everyone from plumbers to magicians online.<p>It’s standing room only in the Thumbtack cafeteria at the last “all thumbs” meeting of the year. Marco Zappacosta, the company’s bearded, 32-year-old cofounder and CEO, grabs the microphone in …

Small Business

Club Culture, And The Design It Inspired, Finally Gets A Visual History

A new book celebrates the influential graphic design that emerged in the U.K.’s club scene. It’s long overdue.<p>There’s an old, now-mythical anecdote about Factory Records, the Manchester record label behind Joy Division, the Happy Mondays, and many other influential bands of the era. According to …

Graphic Design

Capital One VP: “The Impact AI Is Having On Design Is Bananas”

AI is shaping the future of the economy, says Steph Hay, vice president of design at Capital One. What role will designers play?<p><b>Steph Hay is vice president of design at Capital One. She spoke to Doreen Lorenzo for Designing Women, a series of interviews with brilliant women in the design</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

The Top Dos And Don’ts Of Working With Creative People

Or, how not to be an asshole client.<p>Whenever designers get together, we complain about difficult clients. At the same time, we love our clients. And, of course, we need our clients. Any collaboration is only as good as the relationships, which take work. I realized long ago that my difficult …

Relationships