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This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

University of California

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Here Are the Most Amazing Photos and Videos of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, 2017, skies darkened from Oregon to South Carolina in the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast across the United States …

Solar Eclipse

3 Simple Steps to Becoming a Happier Person

Don't allow the world to tell you what matters. That call is yours.<p><i>What are the little things we can do every day to boost our confidence and increase happiness? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique</b> …

A step-by-step guide to hacking your brain so it can remember anything

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the most effective way to study a huge amount of information for one test?</i> <i>Answer by Jonathan Davidson, author of The College Success Cheat Sheet.</i><p>Don’t despair. If you do the right things, you’ll be ready to crush any exam.<p>In order to pull this …

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Why You Should Plant Milkweed Right Now

I don't usually tell people what to do (probably because very few people would do what I say anyway), but I'm going to tell you what to do... plant some milkweed! Spring is here, and it's time to plant milkweed (if you haven't already). If you're planting your garden... plant some milkweed too. If …

How Mindfulness Affects Your Blood Sugar

It's good news when managing our health is in our hands.<p>You've been told a meditation practice can help you better manage the stress in your life, but did you know it might help you manage your blood sugar levels, too?<p>A new Brown University study published in the American Journal of Health Behavior …

6 Ways Hobbies Can Advance Your Career

Regardless of whether your day job is your dream career, you need something outside of work that you enjoy spending time on. Hobbies can provide you …

Entrepreneur of the Week: How a Side Hobby Became a Multi-Location Business

Page: 1 2<p>Falicia Fracassi, founder of Fracassi Lashes<p>Falicia Fracassi’s entrepreneurial journey started with a dream. “I always knew I had a greater …

Small Business

WIP Wednesday: It’s A Twofer!

I’ve been having a blast power sewing the past couple of days. I finally got the borders on my Disappearing Twisted Pinwheel #5 in time to go to the …

Quilting

DIY Life-Size Phone Controlled BB8 Droid

Today, I'm going to teach you how to build a working, life-sized, phone-controlled Starwars BB-8 droid! In this tutorial, we are only going to use …

Arduino

8 Hobbies of Incredibly Successful People

Some of the most successful people in the world know that finding a balance between work and play is vital to their success.<p>Whether their hobbies are …

Success

What Does ‘Critical Thinking’ Mean?

What Does ‘Critical Thinking’ Mean? by Terry Heick This post has been updated from a 2014 post What does ‘critical thinking’ mean? Well, that depends …

Critical Thinking

The incredible maths trick that works out your age and shoe size (plus how it works)

Can we guess your age and shoe size? This simple maths trick has taken the internet by storm<p>Here’s a simple maths trick your can impress your friends and family with.<p>The 'magical' maths trick which shows how you can determine a person’s age from their shoe size has been widely shared on social …

12 Ways To Naturally Increase Serotonin So You Feel Happier

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

21 Maps Of Highly Segregated Cities In America

Just how bad things are can be determined through analysis of 2010 Census data.<p>The average black person lives in a neighborhood that is 45 percent black. Without segregation, his neighborhood would be only 13 percent black, according to professors John Logan and Brian Stults at Brown and Florida …

Urban Design

The Original Names Of 10 Huge Hollywood Movies

Tom Cruise's new movie "Edge of Tomorrow" is out in theaters now; however, it was almost called "All You Need is Kill."<p>The sci-fi film is based on a …

Pixar’s formula for creativity | Financial Times

Deep within Pixar’s headquarters in Emery­ville, a short drive from San Francisco, two animators are working in what looks like the wreckage of a …

3 Ways Micromanagers Can Destroy A Company

As a result, they get involved in too many of the details of the business. This hurts the business in the long run, if not the short run, too. It is nearly impossible to do the jobs of subordinates properly in addition to your own.<p>Why? Managers don't have the time to do multiple jobs. More …

Leadership

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

The Innovation Turbo-Charge: How To Train The Brain To Be More Creative

The data is overwhelming: creativity is far and away the most important skill needed to “thrive” (and this word is being used in opposition to “survive” here) in today’s world.<p>IBM, for example, conducted a global survey of 1500 business leaders in 60 countries, asking them what quality is most …