Vidhisha Mulani

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How to Build Trust with Colleagues and Friends

Trust is so easy to take for granted. As employees and employers, as friends and spouses and family members, we tend to expect a lot of people to …

Six Things Education Can Learn From Neuroscience

Neuroscience studies a very complex system: the brain. Much has been learned through formal research of the brain, especially due to the advent of …

"My country is the world, and my religion is to do good." -Thomas Paine http://t.co/PYgiTqB8Vv

30 of the Best Parents in Literature

It’s hard to find good parents in fiction. A lot of books deal either with the lack of a parent or a parent’s complete unsuitability for the role. …

Is Space Tourism Finally About To Take Off?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Getting There.<p><b>About Richard Branson's TEDTalk</b><p>Entrepreneur Richard Branson shares his vision for private, commercial space travel.<p><b>About Richard Branson</b><p>It's what science fiction is made of — you'll be able to just sit back and look out of your window at the earth …

The Incredible Power of a Compliment

Receiving a sincere compliment can have a huge impact on your outlook. The message may surprise you, touch your heart, or catapult you forward into a new career path. The most powerful compliment communicates the message, "I value you." Here are my tips on delivering an authentic compliment:<p><b>Be</b> …

3 Steps to End Any Argument

Much of the stress we encounter in life stems from conflicts that aren't resolved well -- or aren't resolved at all. Perhaps it's the argument with your wife that ended in a yelling match (or the silent treatment). Or maybe there's a recurring conflict between you and your boyfriend that never …

15 Easy Ways to Beat Everyday Anxiety

Try these simple, do-anywhere tips to help manage stress<p>Technically, anxiety is apprehension over an upcoming event. We anticipate the future with …

Cancer Type May Be Linked With Socioeconomic Status

Cancer can strike anyone, no matter your education or income level. But according to a new study, there may be an association between <i>type</i> of cancer and socioeconomic status.<p>The findings, published in the journal CANCER, show that certain types of cancers seem to be more common among people living …

The book rustlers of Timbuktu: how Mali's ancient manuscripts were saved

When Mali's historic city was taken by rebels, thousands of priceless ancient manuscripts came under threat. We report on a dangerous operation to smuggle the archive to safety<p>At 5am on a Sunday morning, Mohamed Diagayeté was disturbed by an urgent banging on the door of his house in Timbuktu, on …

This Hungarian-American Mathematician May Have Been Smarter Than Einstein

John von Neumann, born in Budapest in 1903 and immigrated to the United States in 1930, was a seminal thinker in mathematics (foundations of mathematics, functional analysis, ergodic theory, geometry, topology, and numerical analysis), physics (quantum mechanics, hydrodynamics, and fluid dynamics), …

Quantum Mechanics

16 Weird Forgotten English Words We Should Bring Back

English changes all the time, often in subtle ways—so it's not surprising that we've lost many delightful words and phrases along the way. In his …

Language

Top 10 Ways to Defeat Distractions and Get Your Work Done

No matter how zen you are, it can be hard to focus on the work in front of you—especially when it's something you don't want to do. Unfortunately, …

10 ways to maintain a long-distance relationship

It seems kinda obvious, but if you can’t have dates because one of you is in Chiang Mai and the other one is in Cincinnati, you’re going to have to …

Relationships

13 Things I Never Said To You

By Charlotte Green,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aP0Gvo<p>1. “When I call you and you don’t pick up and I call you again — maybe even four times — I …

The 5 Most Important Pieces Of Relationship Advice

By Caitlin Abber,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/XFly3Z<p>Read them, learn them, they are my gift to you. Happy Valentines Day.<p>1. “If you have more …

21 Things To Look For In A Boyfriend

By Chelsea Fagan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/RHscmE<p>1. Regardless of his height, he is comfortable with the way he looks around you. You don’t …

10 Things I Find Sexy in a Man (that Aren’t All About Sex).

Image Source: inspire.maxtonmen.com via Kevin on Pinterest<p>I love men. I love how they move, how they sit, how they kiss.<p>I love how they play air …

20 Reasons Tall Guys Are The Best

By Madison Moore,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/LghhC9<p>1. Around a hot tall guy, you get to wear heels with reckless abandon without worrying that …

31 Dating Rules Everyone Needs To Start Following Right Now

By Claire Levy,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1g2DTgH<p><b>(1)</b> Date people you would want to be friends with. But don’t expect them to be your friends. …

George Orwell's critique of internet English

The concerns of Orwell's 1946 essay remain notably relevant to the changes in written language wrought by the digital age<p>Some while ago, with reference to Orwell's essay on "Politics and the English language", I addressed the language of the internet, an issue that stubbornly refuses to go away. …

10 words that you've probably been misusing

There are so many words in the English language that it’s not surprising that the definitions for some of them have gotten mixed up over the years. …

The Origins of 9 Great British Insults

For as long as people have been speaking the English language, they’ve been deploying it to poke fun at one another. Let's dig a little deeper into …

Language

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

11 Reasons Why I Like You

By Leah Thomas,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/R6ef6u<p>1. Your smile warms my heart.<p>Goodness gracious, when you smile, my soul lights up like a …

Financial Mistakes to Avoid at Every Age

We all make mistakes, and learning from those mistakes is great. But preventing them from happening in the first place is even better. Here are some …

The 10 Algorithms That Dominate Our World

The importance of algorithms in our lives today cannot be overstated. They are used virtually everywhere, from financial institutions to dating …

Machine Learning