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Leonardo Da Vinci

Faking cellular suicide could help control inflammation

AS PARACELSUS first pointed out in the 16th century, it is the dose that makes the poison. Inflammation, in particular, is vital to fighting …


The Rich Can Learn From the Poor About How to Be Frugal

I try to be frugal. But my instincts as a consumer are mistaken. Behavioral economics suggests that I’m often frugal in the wrong way and that you may be, too.<p>Consider this situation: You’re shopping for headphones. An electronics store has the model you want for $50, a reasonable price. But a …

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A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …


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The Busier You Are, the More You Need Mindfulness

<i>jennifer maravillas for hbr</i><p>The most forward-looking companies are willing to take risks to achieve greatness. Most leaders give lip service to this idea, but few actually do it. We have worked with banks willing to take on toxic assets (again) and hedge funds willing to take a $100 million gamble …


WeChat is reinventing ecommerce – and America is playing catch-up

“If you can get ahold of Facebook’s product roadmap, it’s a giant WeChat clone,” says William Bao Bean. “China is behind in a lot of different areas, …


Artwork: Buy Original Art Online, Paintings & More

Art Selected by our Curators<p>Discover new original artwork from around the world<p>See What's New This Week<p>Selected by our Chief Curator View the …