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13 Incredible Secret Alleys Around The World

Where to find pop-up restaurants, public art, and some of the tiniest bars in the world.<p>Back alleys can be some of the most unexpectedly lush, …

Small Spaces

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

These 3 Words Can Turn Anxiety Into Advantage, According to Science

It's not about staying calm. In fact, it's the complete opposite.<p>When was the last time you were anxious?<p>Maybe you got worked up over a big presentation. Or preparing for that meeting to ask for a pay raise. Or getting ready to text that guy or girl you especially clicked with recently.<p>When …

Psychology

How to Make a Thrifty Wardrobe Look Expensive

You brilliant shopper, you!<p>Everyone wants to look like a million bucks. But not everyone is able to drop a cool mill for the latest trends—so it’s a good idea to have a thriftier game plan. Buying lower-cost clothing at places like Forever 21, Target, and H&M can save you a considerable amount of …

Back to School, and to Widening Inequality

American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income.<p>Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower- and higher-income children.<p>Thirty years ago, the average gap on SAT-type tests between children of …

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …

Study Skills

The Beauty Packing Guide by Destination: Four Great Escapes—and the Products You Need to Carry with You

There’s something about a winter vacation that feels especially magical: You board a plane on a cold gray day and, a few hours later, emerge in a completely new environment, surrounded by lush green palm fronds or dramatically snow-capped mountain peaks. There's also the excitement of ringing in …

The Unpleasant Reason We Need More Women Venture Capitalists

Venture capitalist turned entrepreneur Carla Valdes had to show her partners how to better work with women.<p>Why is it important that more women become venture capitalists?<p>I thought it was so that more women entrepreneurs, and more innovations relevant to women, would get funded. But it turns out we …

Venture Capital

Want To Learn, Remember, And Create Better? Science Says Dick Around A Bit More

A New York Times science writer explains why daydreaming, napping, and web surfing are the best ways to learn.<p>From an early age, students are taught a series of study skills to enhance learning. Teachers extol the virtues of highlighters and flash cards, memorization and dogged concentration. They …

7 Tips to Help You Stop Stressing Out Over School

Everyone deals with stress. It is an unfortunate reality of human nature. There are expectations that aren't always met and events that occur outside of our control. For many teens, a large source of this stress is school-related. On top of juggling extracurricular activities and a social life, we …

10 Tips for Academically Thriving

<b>Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses.</b> One of the most important elements of success in college is truly understanding your strengths and weaknesses. …

College & University

6 Tips For Smarter Studying

<i>By Anne Miller for OZY</i><p>Boning up for a work course or a school test? Trying to learn a new skill? Cramming late, devoting a whole day to nothing but bio, reading that training manual 20 times?<p>You're doing it wrong. So very, very wrong.<p>Nailing the art of studying right can be a scientific task. Two …

20 Tips to Help You Ace Your Exams

We all dislike exams, and often times studying for them can be dreadful. But fear not, here are some effective study tips to help you ace your next exam!<p><b>1. No All-Nighters</b><p>A sleep-deprived person cannot focus attention optimally and therefore cannot learn efficiently. In addition, sleep itself has a …

Announcing Chegg Study + OneNote for students to get smarter for exams - Microsoft 365 Blog

Chegg the Student Hub, is all about making 13 million high school and university students more successful in their classes through partnerships and …