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Overthinking could be driving creativity in people with neurotic disorders

People who suffer from neuroticism – a condition characterised by anxiety, fear and negative thoughts – are extremely tuned in to looking for threats. For that reason, you may expect them to perform well in jobs requiring vigilance: stunt pilots, aviators and bomb defusement. Yet, the evidence …

Loosen up: exercises to keep backache at bay

Improve your posture with this back-strengthening workout<p>There is a common misconception that core strength is all about sit-ups and a six-pack. “In fact, it’s the deeper muscles in your core that support your lower back,” says Fiona Troup, clinic director at Six Physio in London. “These are best …

Yoga

Aspects of Daily Life That Introverts Feel Guilty About

By now, I've lived life on both sides. Up until just a few years ago, I thrived on opportunities to be social, and was the picture of misery when my outgoing personality characteristics were not being fed and stroked by plans, phone calls, and general "happy hour" style adventures. I always needed …

Empathy

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

The fitness apps that gave me six-pack abs

I saw my six pack for the first time at the age of 40. Prior to that, my abs had been hidden behind a thick layer of fat that I’d built up over years of living a sedentary geek lifestyle. The only exercise I got was racing to be first in line at the Apple Store for a product launch.<p>Then one day, a …

5 Sleep Problems Nobody Talks About

You drift off at night like a newborn baby, yet can’t recall the last time you woke up truly refreshed. It may not seem that weird: “People tend to …

Sleep

7 Must Have Web Development Tools You Possibly Aren't Using

Being a creative web developer is an art especially when it comes to developing websites with impressive graphics and enhanced performance. As a web …

Web Design

Dating At 40 Is Messy

Dating when you're pushing 40 means previous marriages and spouses, ex-boyfriends and girlfriends, children with different parents, two different households with two different schedules, expectations, and above all, two people pretty set in the way they like to live their lives. At best, it's very …

Relationships

Cock Fight

“The growers do fear that if they speak out or if they complain to the [chicken company] about the chicks or the feed that they will be terminated, …

5 best Android apps to transfer files from Android to PC and other ways too!

One of the more common things people need to do is transfer files from their mobile device or tablet to their desktop. Sometimes it’s a photo, sometimes it’s a song, and many other times it’s some sort of document, presentation, or other file that needs transferred. There are actually quite a few …

Apps

30 Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers – May 2015

Hello, people! Once more, we’re back with a new series of free resources after a few weeks of scouting. Improve your design game with newly released …

Graphic Design

Adventures Through The World’s Lost Cities

Tourists relish the history, mystery and spiritual draw<p>The Derinkuyu underground city in Turkey was inhabited from about the 8th century B.C. to 10th …

7 Steps To Enable A Creative Culture

Building a creative team – and nurturing the creativity of individuals — is an art and a science. Here in the SAP Design and Co-Innovation Center, we have made it our mission to foster creativity that sparks innovation. Here are seven practical steps to cultivate creativity in your</b> …

Design

12-Week Study: 25g Bed-Time Protein Almost Doubles Size & Increases Strength Gains - Where's the Catch?

Fridge raiding allowed, no even suggested! At least if what you take out of the fridge is a chilled protein shake - preferably one with at least some …

Social Security Q&A: Can I Still Collect if My Ex Wants Me to Get Nothing?

Social Security may be your largest or one of your largest assets. How you manage it, by deciding which benefits to collect and when, can make an absolutely huge difference to your lifetime benefits. And those with the highest past covered earnings have the most to gain from maximizing their Social …

Retirement

Your Mortgage In Retirement: Is It Wise To NOT Pay It Off?

Should I pay off my house or keep my mortgage in retirement? This is a common question for pre-retirees.<p>Though it would be nice to never have to make another mortgage payment, once you pay down the loan, those funds are no longer liquid. You can’t tap the equity in your home unless you borrow …

Retirement

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 3

<b>Key Points</b><p>Before you invest, give some thought to the type of account that's best for you.<br>• Learn about tax-efficient investing to make sure Uncle Sam doesn't take more than his share.<br>• Once you're invested, stay in it for the long term -- but check in periodically to keep on track.<p>Dear Readers,<p>In the …

Retirement

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

UI Design

Roku 3 refreshed with voice search, but the new Roku 2 is an even better buy

Aside from the remote, Roku 2 and 3 are now identical<p>Roku is refreshing its very successful line of set-top boxes today. The new players have already appeared a bit prematurely at retailers in recent days, but today they're official. First up, the flagship Roku 3 is gaining voice search, which …

Smart TV

10 sets of free Material Design icons for web designers and developers

Apr 3rd 2015February 27, 2016<p>There’s a lot more to a great design than the icons, but in some cases, tiny element of web, mobile or graphic design …

18+ Adorable Rat Pics Proving That They Can Be The Cutest Pets Ever

To celebrate World Rat Day, we've decided to show you that pet rats can be the cutest animals ever. Just look at that rat snuggling the tiny teddy …

Pets

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

The Shrinks Who Only See CIA Officers

Some U.S. intelligence analysts spend days scouring ISIS beheading videos and jihadists’ porn. When it gets to be too much, there’s a cadre of …

How To Make A Secret Phone Call

To show how hard phone privacy can be, one artist examined the CIA, consulted hackers, and went far off the map (with a stop at Rite Aid).<p>There’s a lot you can find in the depths of the dark web, but in 2013, photographer and artist Curtis Wallen managed to buy the ingredients of a new identity. …

Surveillance

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a 10-minute per mile pace, you'll fry about 10 calories a minute.<p>That's a solid number, and if you run faster, you can burn …

Fatal Familial Insomnia: The Brain Disease That Stops You Sleeping

Sometimes the worst nightmares are the ones you don't have. There are numerous conditions, disorders, and illnesses that either limit or prevents the …

You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

Apps

Latest Free PSD Mockup Templates for Designers (26 MockUps)

<b>New PSD mockups</b> for designers. All mockup templates design by professionals, mockups included vector graphics, Sketch Books, Magazine Cover, …

Graphic Design

Everybody's Lost Their Goddamn Mind Over Religious Freedom

Both conservatives and liberals aren’t being straight about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.<p>You want to know the weirdest thing about the fight …

The right’s made-up God: How bigots invented a white supremacist Jesus

As Indiana peddles its “religious freedom” garbage, it’s time to call the religious right’s trash what it really is<p>Just in time for Holy Week, the State of Indiana has passed a new Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The law explicitly permits for-profit corporations from practicing the “free …

Religion