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20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful

<i>The most successful people in the world</i> are the most motivated – correct?<p>Not entirely.<p><i>It isn’t motivation that creates success, but habit and action</i>. …

Motivation

To quash depression, some brain cells must push through the stress

The nature of psychological resilience has, in recent years, been a subject of enormous interest to researchers, who have wondered how some people endure and even thrive under a certain amount of stress, and others crumble and fall prey to depression. The resulting research has underscored the …

7 Ways to Start a Great Day

The first hour of your day can make or break it. Here are seven surefire positive day starters.<p>Some people find mornings filled with optimism, while others would just as soon stay in bed until the clock passes the noon hour. For most, however, the workday beckons and the morning is a mad rush to …

Work-life Balance

San Francisco officials contradict coroner on Asiana crash victim's death

The coroner who concluded a girl died after she was twice run over by rescue trucks racing toward a burning plane disputes a different conclusion from city officials who say she was already dead from the impact of falling out of the crashing jet.<p>"We did our examination and we determined that the …

Don't Set Goals, Make New Habits Instead

3 Reasons He Didn't Call You Back

Adapted from the new book <i>Why He Didn't Call You Back: 1,000 Guys Reveal What They REALLY Thought About You After Your Date</i> by Rachel Greenwald<p>It's the new riddle of the Sphinx: "Why didn't he call me back?" You have a great first date with a promising guy. You think it went well and expect to see …

Colorado farmers harvesting industrial hemp despite federal drug law

Southeast Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin tried an illegal crop this year. He didn't hide it from neighbors, and he never feared law enforcement would come asking about it.<p>Loflin is among about two dozen Colorado farmers who raised industrial hemp, marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin that can't be …

6 weird body noises explained

Involuntary sounds could be your body's way of warning you that something's wrong. Here's how to interpret (and when to ignore) those creaks, pops, and whistles<p><b>Habitual Snoring at Night</b><p>The noise is soft tissue of the mouth and throat vibrating as you breathe. Nasal sprays and strips help, but …

Dark Side of Evel Knievel: Who was behind that Stars and Stripes suit?

Robert “Evel” Knievel is the most famous American daredevil of all time, but who was he behind the signature Stars-and-Stripes motorcycle leathers and cape? Using archival footage and new interviews with those who knew him best, the Discovery Channel has unearthed the darker side of Knievel in …

NSA reportedly collecting millions of personal online contact lists worldwide

The web of information collected by the National Security Agency is even larger than previously thought, with The Washington Post reporting that the agency is collecting hundreds of millions of contact lists from personal email and instant messaging accounts worldwide -- including those of many …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

How To Make People Like You: 6 Science-Based Conversation Hacks

So you want to know how to make people like you? It’s easier than you think.<p>A while back I posted about how to master conversation skills. Here are 6 …

The Secret to Personal Change

Most people want to change something about themselves. In this country we have an optimistic tradition about "getting somewhere" and "reaching …

The Brain

How to Draw a Cartoon Dog

This tutorial will show you six different and interesting ways to draw a cartoon dog. Let's begin!<p>Method 1<p>Draw Cartoon Dog Facing the Front<p>By using …

Anyone Can Change If They Take It One Step at a Time

<b>“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>I used to be an insecure girl obsessed with her weight, …

Positive Thinking

The Secret to Happiness: 5 Tips to Feel More Grateful and Blissful

<b>“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.” ~William Penn</b> <b></b><p>Did you know that gratitude has been …

Happiness

9 Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life

These small, daily habits will make an immediate difference in your life. What are you waiting for exactly? Read. Now.

The Highly Sensitive Person

Is this you?<p>Are you easily overwhelmed by such things as bright lights, strong smells, coarse fabrics, or sirens nearby?<br>• Do you get rattled when you …

New element confirmed for periodic table

Call it Astoundium -- at least for now.<p>Swedish scientists report fresh evidence confirming the existence of a new element for the periodic table, the “telephone book” of matter that makes up the universe. First discovered a decade ago, this particular substance proved hard to confirm -- after all, …

Associated Press News

Hacker busted by FBI for trying to sell US supercomputer logins

A 24-year-old hacker is facing as mach as 18 months in jail after attempting to sell access to Energy Department supercomputers to an undercover FBI agent. <i>Wired</i> reports that Andrew James Miller pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and computer fraud, avoiding a maximum sentence of 15 years in …

Here's How the New York Times and Twitter Got Hacked

Hacking group the Syrian Electronic Army has added another major media company to its list of scalps after it took the New York Times’ website offline, and affected Twitter’s image service.<p>Today’s efforts are just the latest in a series of attacks on Western media from the SEA — an independent …