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The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

Looking for an easy high-protein, high-fiber meal that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? All you need for this recipe are basically three ingredients, one pan, and your oven.<p>For just over 400 calories, this roasted tofu, sweet potato, and bell pepper dish offers 34 grams of protein and 7.9 …

20 Things that Will Matter a Lot Less to You in 20 Years

Too often we let the little frustrations of each day blind us to the beauty in front of us. We get caught up in our own heads, and literally don’t …

Social Media

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement

Positive psychology is an overlooked way to brighten your mood during dark times

All we can ever hope to do, Sigmund Freud once wrote, is “to change neurotic misery into common unhappiness.” This pessimistic statement from arguably the most influential psychological theorist of modern times captured the mood that prevailed in psychology through most of the 20th century. That …

Psychology

Here’s an App That Turns Panoramas into Virtual Reality Paintings

With Sprayscape, Google Creative Labs makes a “perfectly imperfect VR-ish camera” for capturing things.<p>Smartphones and many other devices contain gyroscopes that determine their location and position. Google Creative Lab recently created an app on Unity called Sprayscape that hack an Android …

Virtual Reality

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Productivity

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them.Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an …

Self-improvement

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<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>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

A Renaissance painting reveals how breeding changed watermelons

Look in the bottom right corner of this painting. If you've never seen a watermelon like that before, you're not alone. This 17th-century painting by Giovanni Stanchi, courtesy of Christie's, shows a type of watermelon that no one in the modern world has seen.<p>Stanchi's watermelon, which was painted …

The economic impact of China’s high smog alert

There may be an earlier than expected break in the thick smog which has blanketed Beijing’s sky for the past couple of days.<p>Barbara Finamore is a …

Maurice Sendak on Storytelling, Creativity, and the Eternal Child in Each of Us: His Marvelous Forgotten 1970 Conversation with Studs Terkel

On the lifelong pleasure of “having your child self intact and alive and something to be proud of.”<p><i>“One of the most powerful men in the United States is a dark-haired young bachelor with a mobile face, who was born in Brooklyn in 1928.”</i> So wrote Brian O’Doherty in his 1963 <i>New York Times</i> profile of</b> …

We Asked People To Tell Us Their Biggest Regrets — But What They All Had In Common Was Heartbreaking

"I did all the things that were Plan B."<p>A blackboard stood in the middle of New York City asking passersby to write down their biggest regrets. At …

New York City

The herbal bed: Katie Scott's psychedelic flora and fauna – in pictures

Nike trainers sprout plants and French perfumiers inspire by mysterious scientific icons in Katie Scott’s visions that take botanical illustration into the digital age

Time I

“Impossible” Time Crystals May Actually Be Real, Say Physicists

Cutting edge physics research gives us another remarkable idea that sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. In 2012, Nobel-Prize …

12 Reasons Why There's Orgasm Inequity (And No, It's Not That Women Are 'Harder to Please')

This is one sneaky way we learn to prioritize men’s pleasure without ever really learning about pleasure at all.<p><b>7. Self-Evaluative Thoughts Can</b> …

Inside the mind of a pathological shoplifter

<b>The thought of shoplifting may well conjure up images of teenagers trying to impress friends, but for one woman - who has been shoplifting for over 20 years - it has become a compulsion that is dominating her life.</b><p>For Laura - not her real name - it all began at the age of seven, when a friend's …

Sociology

800-Year-Old Seeds Have Grown Into A History-Altering Plant

Laura is a writer, illustrator, and artist living in New York City.<p>In 2008, on a dig in the First Nation’s Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin, …

The F*ck You Policy: The Most Honest Corporate Ad Ever

Elina St-Onge | February 11, 2016<p>Finally – Corporate Transparency! In this hilarious satirical look at a corporate PSA, some energy executives tell …

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

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Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work …

Mark Zuckerberg