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5 science-backed strategies for being more likable to employers, romantic partners, and everyone in-between

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that someone likes you. Are you likable?<p>It doesn't matter if it's your crush, your boss, a new friend or your favorite barista.<p>It's possible that these three words are some of the most powerful in the English language:<p><i>I like you.</i><p>Okay, okay, I …

Body Language

Want To Make Kids 'Gritty'? Teach Them Stuff

Educators and reformers are mounting an effort to build students’ “grit” and teach them they can boost their intelligence through hard work. But they’re overlooking the damage done every day by a pervasive instructional approach that makes many kids feel like failures.<p>Imagine you’re a third-grader. …

Teaching

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

Everything You Need To Know About Beauty Shopping In South Korea

It was only a few years ago that a mention of "K-beauty" would leave you with blank stares, but now, Korean beauty has swept through the cosmetics …

Beauty

The only sunburn remedies that actually work

Help your skin heal with these tips from a dermatologist.<p>To treat a sunburn, the very best thing you can do is prevent yourself from getting one in the first place. Wear protective clothing, don’t stay out in the light for too long, slather on gobs of sunscreen (far more than you think you should), …

Skin Care

How to Find Free Textbooks Online

Buying books at the campus bookstore may not be the most cost-friendly option for every student. Fortunately, there are a number of other places to …

Project-based Learning: Are You Focused on the Project or the Learning?

As the Gallup poll and countless others have pointed out, many of our students are increasingly less engaged in their own education. Much of this is …

Pedagogy

One-Length Haircuts That’ll Convince You to Ditch Those Layers

Blunt is the new black.<p>Layers are usually treated like the icing on top of the cake. But unlike frosting a cake, which is always an absolute given …

Metacognition: Pupils and staff alike should learn how they think

These days, new ideas about “best practice” in the classroom are published every day. It is an indication that educators are increasingly taking …

Teachers are forced to do CPD? Why not parents too?

We are endlessly told about the value of CPD for teachers, but how about continuous training for parents?<p>Let’s go further: how about making it …

Growth Mindset In Learning Neglects “Fixed” Mindset In K-12 Math Curriculum Design

I have a 100% belief I could learn to put together IKEA furniture like a pro. I also have 100% belief that I never want to.<p>Just because one can, …

Mathematics

STEM engineering for KS1, KS2, KS3 | Airbus Discovery Space

When students engage with Stem subjects in an inspiring way, the seeds for a better future are planted. The Discovery Space is a digital portal where …

These Are the Best Skin-Smoothing, Glow-Inducing Products Sephora Has to Offer

Sometimes it's time for a glow-up. You know what I'm talking about—when you're feeling dull, clogged, saggy, or sallow. When you're skin isn't …

12 words and phrases to avoid when giving feedback

Providing feedback gets easier with time and practice. The anticipation and lead up to the conversation is typically worse than the actual meeting, …

Corporate Culture

Start a TED-Ed Club at Your School

Join Students All<br>Over The World<p>The TED Student Ideas program supports students in discovering, exploring and presenting their big ideas in the form …

John Hattie Isn't Wrong. You Are Misusing His Research.

In a recent blog, Robert Slavin says John Hattie is wrong. Unfortunately, all of the citations are from 2009, and it's Slavin's criticisms that may …

The Science on Weight and Health

<i>Editor's note:</i> There is a lot of confusion, misinformation, stigma, and bias about how your weight impacts your health. So we’ve created a …

I Learned I Have Sleep Apnea. It’s More Serious Than Many People Realize.

One of the lighter moments along my journey to receiving a sleep apnea diagnosis was learning that “heroic snoring” is a clinical term. It sounds more like an oddball super power — snores that can be clearly heard through walls. Many of us have such a snorer in our lives, and some endure the …

Sleep

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

The worst possible advice is to “lower your expectations.”<p>Instead, it is far more powerful to:<p><b>“Expect everything and attach to nothing.” — Carrie</b> …

Self-improvement

3 Ways to Overcome a Bad Procrastination Habit

The early bird gets both the worm and a pat on the back.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are certain times in your life that you will never forget: your first sale, your first customer review, and sometimes even the day you landed the client of your dreams.<p>They're just like those small moments you …

8 Signs You’re Totally Divorcing A Narcissist

If he keeps calling you crazy...😒<p>Your soon-to-be ex is hurling insults at you left and right, and refuses to take any blame for your soon-to-be split. In the name of knowing your enemy, you might be wondering: Are you divorcing a narcissist—or just a first-class a-hole?<p>Narcissism: Inflated sense …

Narcissism

How Does Doppler Radar Work?

Doppler Radar for Radar Guns and Weather<p>One discovery that is used in a variety of ways is the Doppler effect, even though at first glance the …

Hair loss treatments: which ones really work?

It’s the holy grail of hair loss – a pill or potion that will restore thinning hair and reverse baldness. Which explains why an industry worth $1.5billion worldwide has sprung up, offering anxious men (and women) hair loss treatments from herbal remedies to shampoos and supplements.<p>According to the …

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

8 Sneaky Signs Anxiety Is Taking Over Your Life

And what to do about it.<p>Considering that your life is a massive pile of stress (we feel you), it’s easy to shrug off perpetual angst as nothing more than run-of-the-mill worrying ― but downplaying your feelings might mean you end up ignoring clues that a more serious anxiety issue is at play.<p>The …

How to Air Dry Your Hair the French Way

Relaxed yet polished, it's the hairstyle our French counterparts seem to have mastered. That's because there's a lot more to it than a wash-and-go, …

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …