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Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information

Using spaced repetition as a study technique is effective because you are deliberately hacking the way your brain works<p>Late night dates with a 600-page textbook and a multipack of Red Bull are a familiar encounter for many people. Whether in school, university or work, we all find ourselves in …

The Brain

Going Paperless 2.0: Quickly Access Frequently-Used Information in Evernote

One of the things that attracted me to Evernote back in 2010 was its slogan, “Remember Everything.” Although I am not a canonical GTDer, I’ve read …

Productivity

This investment bank presentation helps explain the complicated digital marketing industry for normal people

The investment bank LUMA Partners created the widely known LUMAScape , which shows the myriad middlemen technology companies that sit between a marketer choosing to spend money on an online ad and that ad reaching the consumer.<p>Now LUMA Partners has created a new presentation that aims to demystify …

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Emotional Intelligence

Clear the Clutter: 5 Apps to Organize Your Digital Life to Create Clarity

I had to take a stand. <b>My digital life was becoming unwieldy</b>.I’d groan when another email came in. It took multiple clicks to find events on different …

The 8 Most Popular Ways to Do a Low-Carb Diet

Low-carb diets have been popular for many decades.<p>They used to be highly controversial, but have now been gaining mainstream acceptance.<p>Low-carb …

Learn How to Meditate With Seven Simple Techniques

Explaining all the different meditation techniques based on my experience with Himalayan Yogis. It seems that the whole world is now meditating. This is wonderful as meditation does so much for us on all levels of body, mind and spirit. It helps to make the body stress free. It assists the mind to …

Meditation

How to Negotiate with Someone More Powerful than You

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Going into a negotiation with someone who holds more power than you do can be a daunting prospect. Whether you are asking your boss for a new assignment or attempting to land a major business deal with a client, your approach to the negotiation can dramatically affect your chances of …

7 ways to improve your mood in less than 5 minutes

And it's no wonder bad moods can sneak up on us so often. According to psychologist Guy Winch, author of the book <i>Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,</i> a bad mood can be caused by anything from guilt over forgetting someone's birthday , to outstanding …

University of California

4 Disruptors That Made Superior Branding Their Competitive Edge

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s hard to stand out unless your business literally has zero competition. Even if you enter a market without any competitors, it’s likely only a matter of time before someone else emerges to threaten your position, so it’s unwise to …

Customers

Three Moves Every Startup Founder Must Make to Build a Brand That Matters

Google and Square's former marketing maven Arielle Jackson shares a set of vital branding exercises. <br>Continue reading at First Round Review »

Marketing

13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …

Seven 2016 trends that every marketer should be thinking about right now

With Mariah Carey clattering through our coffee shops, this can only mean two things for marketers. First, it’s time to start clearing space in your …

In the Future, International Airline Travel Will Actually Be Fun Again. No, Really.

Traveling abroad is inherently thrilling — but then there’s that interminable, soul-sucking trek to get there. In the future, things might be very …

The Changing Economics of App Development

In many ways, app developers, like popular consumer brands in a supermarket, are locked in a fight for two scarce resources: consumer attention and shelf space.<p>In the supermarket, consumer purchases are influenced by familiarity and availability, and few shoppers will endeavor to buy what they …

Food Tracking And The Basic Maths Of Losing Weight

A few weeks ago I set myself the challenge to shape up a little for summer. Nothing crazy, just positive changes in a healthy direction. The below …

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On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...<p>Located in Craryville, New York, at the base of the Berkshires, is the Texas Hill House, a simple shed structure that opens up to...<p>For photographer Ed Reeve, building …

Architecture

What is Mind Power and How Should You Use it?

Energy is the source of everything and filling the entire universe and dimension. Every creation has energy with its unique specific frequency …

Spirituality

Body Weight Circuit Training Routine

<i>If you’re pressed for time, but still want to squeeze in a quality exercise routine, give my body weight circuit training routine a try.</i>It happens to …

Workouts

44 Ways To Lose 4 Inches Of Body Fat With Nutrition and Exercise

Fat: It’s the stuff that gives ice cream its creaminess, pizza its dreaminess, and Nicki Minaj her twerkiness. In the right places and in the right …

Nutrition

How to burn fat without spending time on treadmill

Owner of Drenched Fitness, Julie Kennington, gets frustrated with those who spend time focusing on cardio when there is a much faster and more …

The Crime Your Brain Commits Against You (And What to Do About It)

In 1932, Frederic Bartlett was working at Cambridge University when he conducted one of the most famous cognitive psychology experiments of all-time.<p>For this research study, Bartlett recited a Native American folk tale called "The War of the Ghosts" to each participant. Then, Bartlett followed up …

7 Ways People Know You Aren’t Being Authentic

People can tell when you aren't being real. Experts including Jack Canfield and Shawne Duperon explain how to check your self against these tell-tale signs.<p>You might think it would be easy for people to be authentic, to be "real." But of course it's not. Why? Because people are constantly …

Self-improvement

Research-backed secrets to a great relationship

I've posted a lot about the science around love, including how to tell if your spouse is cheating and why high heels are sexy .<p>But what about the stuff we <i>need</i> to know to be happy. Platitudes don't cut it and though the poets are often right they're frequently vague.<p>Is there an expert who can give …

Stony Brook University

Chmielna Apartment | Raca Architekci

In this project our task was to create a modern, raw interior with soft decorations. Main problem was a very limited budget. It was only 10 000 $ for …

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Design

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Self-help

How to Change Bad Habits in 4 Easy Steps

<i>Question: I cannot stop the habit of over-eating (worrying, being late, or whatever your habit is).</i><p>Life is continuously changing; it is a flow. Habits are stagnant, stuck energy. The more you are stuck in your habits, the more you are closed to the flowing energy of life. You don't have any …

Meditation