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What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …


The 10 Worst Body Language Mistakes People Make While Giving Presentations

To help you understand what <i>not</i> to do, the experts at SOAP Presentations in São Paulo, Brazil, compiled some of the worst body language mistakes you can make while presenting — as well as how you can easily correct them.<p>We've published the slides here with SOAP's permission.

Nailed It! 5 Tips For Better Presentation Skills

For both presenters and their lucky/unlucky audience, there can be nothing more soul-destroying than a good old-fashioned session of ‘Death by …

Public Speaking

16 Surprising Secrets to Win Any Argument |

Whether it's the design of the new product, the message of the new ad campaign, or the strategic direction of the company, hackles can rise--and feathers can get ruffled. What can you do to persuade people to go with your idea?<p>Often, you face a rival in these showdowns. A Moriarty to your Sherlock. …


The Secrets of Body Language: Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

Body language is older and more innate for us as humans than even language or facial expressions. That’s why people born blind can perform the same …

From Giza to Vegas: Our Favorite Pyramid Pictures From Around the World

Ancient History

13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day

It may have started as a trend among Silicon Valley tech companies, but mindfulness seems to be here to stay for all of us.<p>2014 has been called the "year of mindful living," and in the past several months, mindfulness has made headlines in seemingly every major print publication and news site. No …

4 Ways to Make Your Brain Work Better

The New Yorker’s Maria Konnikova explains the science behind why we need to sleep more, waste less time on the internet, and stop multitasking.<p><b>By</b> …