Siddharth Patel

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13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Middle-class

Only MEA to talk on ‘sensitive’ Doklam issue ahead of BRICS summit: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his ministers while India’s success in ensuring withdrawal of the Chinese troops from Doklam needs to be …

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity

Get your subconscious working for you.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the …

Creativity

9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

Behavioral questions can be challenging for interviewers to ask and for job candidates to answer. Here's how to handle the most common.<p>If you're an interviewer and like to ask behavioral interview questions, you'll like the following list of behavioral interview questions. And if you're a job …

Employment

How to Meditate When Your Mind Wanders

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Mindfulness<p>Meditation Focus Tips<p>How to Meditate When Your Mind Wanders<p>Shares<p>Trying to stop your mind from wandering during meditation …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

Cattle do not belong to any particular community, they belong to farmers: Union Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today took pot shot at some politicians and businessmen for playing politics over cattle, which is the …

Forestry

British police name suicide bomber, threat level raised to critical

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with help from others.<p>The man suspected of …

Extremism

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

What if fast radio bursts were powering alien starships?

One of the weirdest phenomena astronomers have run across in the past decade is something called "fast radio bursts" -- millisecond-long flashes of radio signals that don't have an obvious source.<p>Possible causes include exploding black holes, magnetars and hypothetical blitzars. Harvard scientists …

Stephen Hawking

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

How to Build a Marketing Campaign that Appeals to Generation Z

Technology enables brands to connect with audiences on a personal level cost effectively, at incredible scale. Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat all …

Five years of your life on email? Time to try some inbox management | Jocelyn Glei

Those who check their email frequently are less happy than those who do it two or three times a day. You can learn to change your behaviour<p>Forty-seven thousand hours: that’s how much time you could potentially waste on email over the course of your working life, according to a recent Washington …

Work-life Balance

The Shot: Witness to Rock ’n’ Roll’s Biggest Acts

“These were the days when rock giants strode the earth. Z-man was present at the creation, and he got it all on film,” wrote David Talbot in ‘Total Excess’, Michael Zagaris’s fascinating photography book that chronicles the 60s and 70s rock and roll scene. The electrifying photographs are …

Everything Google announced at today's Pixel hardware event

Kicking off the show at its hardware launch, Google CEO Sundar Pichai touted the shift from mobile to artificial intelligence that allowed for two-way conversation and natural dialogue. He described Google’s desire to build an ‘individual Google’ for each user before detailing some interesting AI …

12 high-paying jobs college students can do in their spare time

The key to finding a part-time job for a busy college student is to look for high-quality positions with a flexible schedule that are from a trustworthy source, says Brie Reynolds, a senior career specialist at FlexJobs.<p>"There are a lot of scams in work-from-home jobs, so college students should be …

NASA cuts live feed from ISS after ‘UFO’ spotted

Keen space observer Streetcap1, who has almost 40,000 subscribers on YouTube, claims some sort of otherworldly object can be seen flying near the ISS …

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>For years, single people have been painted as failures. Hollywood has managed to make three Bridget Jones films on that loose …

7 can't-miss apps: Chaatz, Fender Tune, 'Eraser' and more

With an impressive new VR headset launching and even more iPhone rumors, you may have missed this week's best new apps.<p>Each weekend, we round up a …

A new reason we haven’t found alien life in the universe

Italian physicist Enrico Fermi once famously exclaimed “Where is everybody?” We have been trying to answer his paradox — we exist, so aliens should exist, too — ever since. According to one new solution, we have not seen or heard from any galactic neighbors because we are still waiting for them to …

Watching videos in new Chrome for Android could save you tons of data

Good news, Android users: Google has updated Chrome to make streaming video faster and smoother, suck up less battery and reduce data …

Hackers steal $63.7 million from Bitcoin exchange

A Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange has suspended all transactions after hackers stole a significant sum of the cryptocurrency. <i>Bloomberg</i> is reporting that 119,756 BTC, currently valued at $63.7 million, has been taken from Bitfinex. The news has helped to contribute to a drop in Bitcoin's value, and …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Honest Movie Credits Show How Much Each Person Working On A Blockbuster Earns

<b>From the lead</b> actor’s whopping $12 million, to the casting assistant’s $14,700, and more roles with much less, the disparity in the amount of pay on …

When the Body Attacks the Mind

A physiological theory of mental illness<p>One day in February 2009, a 13-year-old boy named Sasha Egger started thinking that people were coming to hurt his family. His mother, Helen, watched with mounting panic that evening as her previously healthy son forgot the rules to Uno, his favorite card …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Exercise

This Pretty Gross Ponytail Airplane Incident Is Going Viral

The hair cannot be contained by one seat!<p>Dante Ramos, an op-ed columnist for the <i>Boston Globe</i>, tweeted out this photo of a girl whose ponytail got all up in his business on a recent flight. Ramos was sitting next to his partner on a trip from Houston to Boston, when this enormous bundle of luscious …

Jet Airways Suspends Its Crew For Sonu Nigam's Concert 30,000 Feet In The Air

Jet Airways has played a massive spoil sport by suspending five air-hostesses who allowed singer Sonu Nigam to use the plane's address system to …

Jet Airways