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10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

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> …

Top 10

How to Instagram Like Emily Ratajkowski

Supermodel and actress Emily Ratajkowski has nothing to hide on Instagram. Here, 15 ways to show off all your best assets like the social media star.

Emily Ratajkowski

Kate Moss, Miley Cyrus, and More Nearly Naked Stars in W

Models Lily Aldridge, Emily Ratajkowski, and Chrissy Teigen aren’t the first to strip down for W magazine. Here, a round up of the best undressed stars.

Miley Cyrus

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

11 Tough Truths About Leadership That No One Talks About

The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves, but they've also mastered reputation management and the way they're perceived.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public speaker Deirdre …

Self-improvement

Yosemite's top day hikes

There’s no better way – and often no other way – to see Yosemite than by parking the car and hitting the trail.<p>It’s impossible to say one area of the park is better for hiking than another, in fact all areas of the park are best explored on foot. Really, it depends on the hiker’s ability, interests …

The Week Your New Year’s Resolution to Exercise Dies

As Gyms Start to Thin Out in Late January, Experts Tell How to Make a New Routine Stick<p>People with the noble New Year’s resolution to work out or work out more should mark their calendars: That resolve starts to waver in the third week in January, data shows.<p>The pattern shows how difficult it is to …

Fitness

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Peter Thiel

Golden Globe Awards 2015 winners: full list

From Boyhood to Maggie Gyllenhaal, here are the winners of the Golden Globes on Sunday night<p>Golden Globes – as they happened How Amy Poehler and Tina Fey made the Golden Globes the first feminist film awards ceremony 12 things we learned Peter Bradshaw’s take Fey and Poehler’s best gags Hollywood …

Golden Globes

Animals out in the cold - in pictures

Japanese Macaques have a ‘hot tub culture’ and Emperor penguins huddle

Time-Lapse Condenses 100 Years of Beauty Trends Into 80 Seconds of Video

It seems as though each decade is defined by a handful of trends, fashion and otherwise, that permanently seal our perception of the given timeframe. …

Weaved Hauls Your Raspberry Pi Projects Online

Playing with Raspberry Pi is a lot of fun, but what happens when you want to get some real work done? While it’s not difficult to make a RaspPi board do cool stuff, getting it to communicate with the wider world is a bit of a challenge. That’s why Ryo Koyama, Mike Johnson, and Doug Olekin made …

Legendary Composer Aaron Copland on the Conditions of Creativity, Emotion vs. Intellect, and the Trap of Public Opinion

In 1970, long before our present barrage of books on creativity, even before Vera John-Steiner’s pioneering investigation of the creative mind and the influential tome <i>The Creativity Question</i>, psychologists <b>Lawrence E. Abt</b> and <b>Stanley Rosner</b> set out to tackle the question of what makes creators create …

The Math Behind the Rolling Shutter Phenomenon

I remember seeing the photo above on Flickr once, and having my brain melt slightly from trying to figure out what went wrong.<p>The issue was the …

Turkey opens its bases for US and coalition forces in fight against Isis

Heavy fighting between Isis and Kurds continues in Kobani, with reports that neither side is gaining ground despite losses<p>Turkey has agreed to let US and coalition forces use its bases, including a key installation within 100 miles of the Syrian border, for operations against Islamic State (Isis) …

The Newest GoPro Models Are More Approachable Than Ever

Today, GoPro is launching a new lineup of its durable cameras that promises to be the most approachable the now-public camera and lifestyle company has produced.<p>This generation brings two tiers of camera to GoPro’s lineup. At the high end, there’s the $499 Hero4 Black and the $399 Hero4 Silver, …

Airlines cleared for mobile phone use during flights

<b>The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) says electronic devices such as mobile phones can be left switched on during flights.</b><p>EASA says that electronic devices do not pose a safety risk.<p>The announcement clears the way for airlines to permit the use of mobile phones, once they have conducted their …

Mobile

led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Syria-Turkey border

U.S.-led airstrikes have struck<p>Islamic State positions in Syria close to the Turkish border, thePentagonsaid Saturday, in what could signal an escalation of the American aerial assault in the country against the extremist faction.<p>The strikes appeared to be the first time that the U.S.-led campaign …

These Mountaineering Photos Took an Astounding Amount of Coordination and Patience

Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut frequently teams up with talented mountaineering photographer Robert Böesch to capture incredibly creative …