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How to Talk to Your Kids about Donald Trump

Kevin Van Epps and I have a number of things in common.<p>We’re both white 30-somethings who live in New York State. We both have young daughters; his …

Mental Health

President Obama Arrives in Cuba

President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba comes with all the trappings of an official visit. There’s the meeting with a country’s leader (President …

Cuba

Stephen Hawking leads 150 Royal Society scientists against Brexit

The group say leaving the EU could be a 'disaster for science'<p>Stephen Hawking is the latest high-profile name to come out in favour of staying in the European Union, arguing that Brexit could be a “disaster for science”.<p>Hawking is joined by more than 150 fellows of the Royal Society, including …

Argonne Scientist Urges Next Generation Solar: 'We Have No Choice'

Only next-generation solar technology can offset humanity’s use of fossil fuels, meet our energy needs, and do so with the urgency dictated by climate change, an Argonne National Laboratory scientist said in Chicago last night.<p>Argonne materials scientist Seth Darling told about 50 people that next …

Clean Energy

North Korea Will 'Liquidate' South Korean Assets in the Country

North Korean authorities said on Thursday that the country is abandoning all economic partnerships with South Korea and that they would “completely …

North Korea

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never …

Books

Why Losing Weight Is So Hard for Some People

A new study shows people’s bodies react to the same foods in very different ways, adding to a growing body of research that suggests people may be …

Holistic Medicine

12 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don't Do

What are the key characteristics of successful people? One vital quality is being emotionally intelligent. Learn about what EQ can do for you today.

Success

The Art of Persuasion: 10 Brain Hacks to Leverage in Business and Life

Image Credit: Pixabay.<p>If you throw a frog into boiling water, it'll jump straight out. However, if it's placed in cold water and the temperature gradually increased, it'll be found dead without any attempt to escape. We've all experienced that subtle death.<p>Neuromarketing takes advantage of that …

Academia has to stop eating its young

<i>Showey Yazdanian is a writer from Toronto whose upcoming novel</i> Loopholes <i>recently won the Ken Klonsky Prize for the best novella by a Canadian author.</i><p>In the short term, the contract faculty who teach the majority of courses at York University are striking for higher wages. In the long run, contract …

The Neurological Pleasures of Fast Fashion

Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.<p>In wealthy countries around the world, clothes shopping has become a widespread pastime, a powerfully pleasurable and sometimes addictive …

University of Michigan

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Wellness

The Steve Jobs You Didn’t Know: Kind, Patient, And Human

The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs—and why Jobs wouldn’t let Cook try to save his life.<p>According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, he first learned about Steve’s need for a liver transplant in January 2009. By that time Steve wasn’t coming into the office at all, and Cook would visit …

Time I

How to learn a foreign language on a budget

You don’t need expensive lessons to start – try smartphone apps, foreign TV and radio, online guides and your local library<p>While the benefits that come from learning a second language may in theory be priceless, many are put off by visions of shelling out huge amounts on expensive resources, …

Language Learning

Instantly Improve Your Mood Any Time. Here's How | Inc.com

<i>"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."</i> --Ian Maclaren, Scottish author and theologian<p>Last week was a tough one for me as a leader.<p>One of my companies had an extremely toxic employee I had to let go on Friday. And throughout the week, I was traveling a lot from New York: to …

Self-help

How to make a lasting impression in a job interview

Mashable's latest #BizChats Twitter chat discussed ways in which candidates can create a lasting impression in a job interview.<p>Several interview …

Employment

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

How does your memory work?

Why don’t you remember names instantly and what’s the best way to improve your powers of recollection? This video explains all.<p>To remember something your brain goes through the following process:<p>First your brain consciously registers the memory, a process called encoding. The reason most people …

The Brain

How Women Change Men

As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers<p>Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the …

How stress damages the heart

For the first time scientists have found a direct biological link between stress and inflammation of blood vessels which can lead to heart attacks<p>It is known that long term stress can cause fatal heart attacks and strokes, but scientists have never known why.<p>Stress triggers our so-called ‘fight or …

Medical Research

How To Not Fear Public Speaking

Have you ever stood in front of a crowd, shaking in terror, breaking out in a cold sweat, and barely able to get a word out? I have.<p>No, you are not …

Public Speaking

How to Write a Reflection Paper

Reflection papers allow you to communicate with your instructor about how a specific article, lesson, lecture, or experience shapes your …

Why Samsung Design Stinks

Blame Steve Jobs Syndrome.<p>Kevin Lee calls it “Steve Jobs Syndrome.” As the former head of product strategy and user experience design at Samsung Design America, Lee watched as the $100 billion Korean tech giant wrote check after check to countless Western design firms to develop future products for …

Silicon Valley

The Right Fixed Blade Knife Will Keep You Alive in the Wilderness

On September 19, 1827, a fight broke out on a Mississippi River sandbar. What started as a formal duel between two notable Louisiana families ended …

U.S. Air Force

Why You Should Have Children Even Though They Will Probably Ruin Your Life and Make You Miserable

“It’s okay if you want to throw the baby out the window sometimes,” my wife says.<p>The new mom breaks down in tears and says, “Oh thank you, you’re the only person who’s said that!”<p>There’s a simple truth embedded in this conversation: Kids are great; kids are terrible; kids are the best thing in your …

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Sleep

Ready-to-eat finds a place at table

Park Jin-young is a 32-year-old working mother with a 2-year-old daughter. Recently, Park was surprised when she tasted the frozen kimchi jjigae, or …