Steve Churchill

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

What Is Evernote, Anyway? 51+ Tips To Make You An Evernote Ninja

Evernote is one of the most popular productivity app today and it’s getting more popular than ever. We can use Evernote the way we want and that’s …

7 Fat Loss Superfoods That Live Up to Their Hype

I honestly can't remember what food, but this woman was waxing poetic about its numerous benefits. I was at a dinner party having a conversation with another nutritionist, trying to tune her out, but this woman became so impassionate about this "miracle food" she was practically shouting.<p>Seems that …

‘That Gave Me Goosebumps’: Watch ‘007’ the Crow Effortlessly Solve an 8-Step, Complex Puzzle

Doubt a crow’s intelligence? You won’t after seeing this sneak peek for a new “Inside the Animal Mind” BBC special.<p>The clip, just over three minutes in length, shows a crow — dubbed “007” — easily solve a complex, eight-step problem to earn a snack. Posted to the BBC’s YouTube channel just last …

20 Things That Mentally Strong People Don't Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. …

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11 Super Herbs and Spices for Your Health

There’s a reason explorers traveled thousands of miles and crossed oceans for herbs and spices. Besides making cuisine more delectable, they’ve been long used to promote health and cure disease.<p>We’ve already covered the super foods you should consider, so this time we’ll take a look at the herbs …

By: maya lyubomirsky

(tl;dr, I’m a woman and concerned that IF will put me into Hypothalamic Amenhorrea. Any tips/experience on how to avoid that or is IF not possible …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

The Uncluttered iPhone (How to See Your Wallpaper)

Like many iPhone fans, I downloaded iOS 7 the day it was released. And I know I am not alone in having fallen in love with it. And with iOS 7 came a whole plethora of great features and upgrades. Now, users can finally have an uncluttered iPhone.<p><b>How to have an uncluttered iPhone</b><p>Prior to iOS 7, …

Apps

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …

Break Out!

• <b>Author:</b> Joel Osteen<p>We were not created to just get by with average, unrewarding or unfulfilling lives. God created us to leave our marks on our generations. Every person has seeds of greatness planted within by the Creator. When life weighs upon us, pushing us down, limiting our thinking, labeling …

General Giap

AFTER his great victory at Dien Bien Phu in May 1954, which pushed the French colonial power to the peace table in Geneva, Vo Nguyen Giap (above, top …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Daily Rituals by Mason Currey – review<p>…

KPCB’s Mary Meeker: The Full D11 Interview

Mary Meeker both tells and shows how fast the Internet industry is moving, via her rapid-fire delivery of the hundreds of slides that make up her …

Mary Meeker

Is Resveratrol The Magic Bullet Against Aging?

The search for the mythical fountain of youth may have ended with Ponce de Leon, but millions of us hold out hope that science will discover the secret to beat aging, the special formula that will keep our skin, and our insides, from displaying the wear and tear of our years.<p>So we scour the media …

8 Of The Best Students In The Animal World

As you head off to school, take a note from some of these brilliant learners, from all corners of the animal kingdom.

The Art of Hanging Art

• 1 |<br>• Source: Scandinavian and Deko<p>2 |<br>• Source: Old Brand New Blog<p>3 |<p>When hanging disparate or unusually shaped pieces in multiples, think in terms of a …

The Best Superfoods, from A to Z

Fruits, and veggies, and whole grains, oh my! Beyond the grocery store shelves lined with less-than-healthy processed foods in brightly-colored …

Nutrition

12 Reasons Why You'll Be Happier in a Smaller Home

Recently, my parents bought a smaller house. While on vacation in South Dakota (yeah, I vacation in South Dakota), I got to see it for the first …

Minimalism

42 Rules to Lead by from the Man Who Defined Google's Product Strategy

Almost four years ago, Jonathan Rosenberg sent an email around Google stumping for more open systems, products, and services. As SVP of Products, he …

Leadership

The Feud

• <b>Author:</b> Dean King<p>"Marvelous....THE FEUD is popular history as it ought to be written." ---Wall Street Journal<p>Nearly every American has heard of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The violent feud between these two families has become shorthand for fierce, unyielding, and even violent confrontation. Yet …

Henry VIII

• <b>Author:</b> Alison Weir<p><b>For fans of Wolf Hall, Alison Weir’s New York Times bestselling biography of Henry VIII brilliantly brings to life the king, the court, and the fascinating men and women who vied for its pleasures and rewards.</b><b><br>BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Alison Weir’s Mary …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

What the Most Successful People Do at Work

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Vanderkam<p><b>The third mini-ebook by the acclaimed author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast reveals how a few simple changes can make you more productive and fulfilled in your career.</b><p>In her bestselling mini-ebook <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>, …

1776

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain …

Apple's Extravagant New Spaceship Campus Could Cost $2 Billion More Than Expected

Just a few months before his death in 2011, Steve Jobs announced plans to build a new corporate campus for Apple in Cupertino City, California. Since …

Tim Cook