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Creepiness Study - Results. First of all, Sara Koehnke and myself (Frank McAndrew) would like to thank all of you who took the time to complete our Creepiness Survey about a year ago.

Creepiness Study - Results

Sorry that it took so long to get the results out to you! We have just submitted a paper to a peer-reviewed psychology journal and hope to get it published. Please do not repost this anywhere on the intenet, and if you are a journailist or science writer, please do not write about any of this without contacting me first. Marriage Isn’t For You. Kim and I Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.

Marriage Isn’t For You

Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading. I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten years until…until we decided no longer wanted to be just friends. :) I strongly recommend that best friends fall in love. 4 Ways to Discover Your Strengths. Mad Men's Don Draper is exceptionally good at saving a deal gone sour.

4 Ways to Discover Your Strengths

When a client dislikes an ad campaign, the fictional ad exec can weave the perfect tale to change their minds. His storytelling ability is a gift that no one else at his agency has. To become a successful business leader, identify your own strengths and talents and foster them. Your strengths are ultimately the keys to your success. "When we do things we're already good at, our business acumen is quicker," says Todd Kashdan, a psychology professor at George Mason University and author of Curious? 27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space. Playful as kids are, accidents happen.

27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space

And the accident that befallen me at 7 years old was the feeling of the hot exhaust pipe of a motorcycle kissing the skin of my leg. Grandma was around and saw it. Immediately, she took out a knife and slice the thick lower part of the aloe vera plant by the garden and rubbed the exposed end on the burn. Psychological Catch-22s. Yossarian, the protagonist of Joseph Heller's classic novel, , wants to be excused from air combat.

Psychological Catch-22s

To be excused, he needs only to prove that he is mentally unstable, but there's a catch: the very act of asking to be excused would show that he is sane. In other words, there's no way out. The term "catch-22" has since been used to describe any situation where circular logic guarantees an undesired outcome, no matter what a person does. 16 Beauty Secrets I Learned Working For A High End Skin Care Brand. The skin you have is pretty much not going to change.

16 Beauty Secrets I Learned Working For A High End Skin Care Brand

When I first started working at the brand I was super diligent with my skin, and it was awesome. I had good skin to begin with but now it was super soft and glowy. But that was with a 10/10 effort. S Top 10 Films That Pass The Bechdel Test. Slutist’s Top 10 Films That Pass The Bechdel Test Word’s out that Sweden is now officially rating films not only according to the usual sex, drugs, and violence trifecta, but also according to gender bias.

s Top 10 Films That Pass The Bechdel Test

An “A Rating” means a film has passed the Bechdel test, wherein at least two named female characters converse about a topic other than a man. Slutist put together a Top 10 list of our favorite A Rated films that easily ace this surprisingly difficult criteria. 1. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. How to Maintain Your Post-Vacation Bliss. 18 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think. 1.

18 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think

You complain about your body or face and everyone around you rolls their eyes. 5 Things A Billionaire Can Teach You About Job Hunting. By John Sumser.

5 Things A Billionaire Can Teach You About Job Hunting

40 Modern Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read. 24 Comics That Capture The Frustration Of Anxiety Disorders. How To Be Alone: The Zine. 34 Writing Tips That Will Make You a Better Writer. James Chartrand – Web Content Writer Tips Nice collection of tips!

34 Writing Tips That Will Make You a Better Writer

Some I agree with, some I don’t, but I think what is important to remember is that each one of us has unique tips and tricks to offer for better writing.Two tips: Online content writing demands concise business writing. Forget the flowery prose; web content needs more succinct language. Drop the passive language. 10 Reasons Being Intelligent Is Difficult. Calling yourself intelligent on the Internet or in real life is asking for backlash.

Many people like to pretend that they want others to be confident and self-actualized. In reality, many people have such low, shaky, and/or warped self-esteem issues that the idea that someone could call themself something positive – intelligent, beautiful, etc. is taken as a personal affront. The 42 Most Remarkably Beautiful John Green Quotes. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.” 5 Types of Books that Increase Intelligence. Top 10 Funny Books to Revive Your Monday. 1. Tales From A Broad: An Unreliable Memoir by Fran Lebowitz Compared to Metropolitan Life, Fran Lebowitz’s Tales From a Broad is lesser known.

Where Metropolitan Life is an accumulation of her essays, Tales is a cohesive narrative. It recounts (at times unreliably) her and her family’s yearlong stay in Singapore. They moved there because her husband Frank found a job there, and it’s the most sardonic, hilarious take of New York transplants in Asia. 11 Novels That Will Actually Change Your Perspective On Life. Ah, literature. The great medium whose current stars write about such serious issues as vampire romance, post-apocalyptic human hunting, professors solving religious mysteries, and billionaire sex experts. Now, I’m all for the novels of Stephanie Meyer, Suzanne Collins, and Dan Brown (as for Ms. 20 Books That Will Change Your Life. 1. Paint It Black. Don't Overthink It: 5 Tips for Daily Decision-Making. 10 Difficult Realities You’ll Continually Face Until You Learn How To Accept Them. 5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Intelligence.

Your brain needs exercise just like a muscle. If you use it often and in the right ways, you will become a more skilled thinker and increase your ability to focus.