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Happiness Means Creativity: One Company’s Bet On Positive Psychology

Rather than just fix what’s ailing you, positive psychology looks to actively improve individual and organizational well-being. Here’s how Havas Worldwide is working to build a happier, more resilient–and ultimately more creative–workforce.<p>Cultivating a more positive outlook is a better way of …

At 77, Robert Redford Goes Back To His Roots

Robert Redford isn't merely the star of the movie <i>All Is Lost</i> — he plays the only character. He plays a man stranded alone on a small yacht in the Indian Ocean, and <i>New York Times</i> film critic A.O. Scott says it's "the performance of a lifetime."<p>We don't know the man's name, why he's there, or …

10 Surprising Things That Benefit Our Brains That You Can Do Every Day

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we <i>think</i> our brains work and how they <i>actually</i> work.<p>On many occasions I find myself convinced that there is a certain way to do things, only to find out that actually that's the complete wrong way to think about it. For example, I always …

Cover promises contextual lock screens and smarter task switching for Android

Lock screen replacements for Android aren't exactly new -- some even come as part of a larger overlay that customizes your home screen experience entirely. However, few lock screen replacements do as much as Cover, a new invite-only solution that launches today, promises to do. Not only is Cover …

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Living Rooms

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

At Work, Be Like Water

By onJuly 16, 2013 in Book Reviews, Wellbeing in the World of Work<p><i>“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it</i> …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships

The most extraordinary professional relationships are built by ordinary actions like these.<p>Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that …

Self-improvement

George the Poet: 'Go Home'

The SQ3R Reading Method

<i>Reading and research series</i><p>SQ3R reading method<p><b>SQ3R is a reading strategy formed from its letters:</b><p><b>Survey! Question! Read! Recite! Review!</b><p>SQ3R will …

Cambridge Parkour POV - James Kingston

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Download 60 Free History Courses from Great Universities

The History section of our big Free Online Courses collection just went through another update, and it now features 60 courses. Some courses (like …

5 Techniques You Should Practice Every Morning For A Productive Day

The few simple tricks listed here can get your energy flowing first thing in the morning, and keep you focused for the rest of your day.

Using Wood As Biofuel May Be Worse For The Planet Than We Thought

New data suggests logging could release large amounts of previously ignored carbon into the atmosphere.<p>Timber harvesting may release significant amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, according to a new study. This challenges a longstanding belief that using wood for energy is a green alternative …

80,000 Bees “3-D Print” A Dewar’s Bottle Out of Honeycomb

We’ve seen some fascinating experiments in bio-design–like this MIT project that had thousands of silkworms building a domed structure.<p>This instance of bio-digitial fabrication is a little more commercial–and sweeter.<p>To celebrate the launch of its new Highlander Honey whiskey, Dewar’s has rallied …

IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING (Muhammad Ali)

Getting Things Done: The Art of Time Management

Drop into any office during peak working hours and you are sure to find people busy at their desks trying to get their day’s work done; yet, at the …

25 Ways To Live Differently

If your goal is to live a boring life and be like everyone else, you are probably well on your way. However, if your life goal is to make your own …

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …