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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. 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. 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 Life is good if you are Reid Hoffman.

5 Things A Billionaire Can Teach You About Job Hunting

The self-made billionaire was a part of the founding team at PayPal. He took his winnings from that expedition and went on to found LinkedIn. Hoffman knows what success is. 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. By Daniel Scocco A couple of weeks ago we asked our readers to share their writing tips. The response was far beyond the initial expectations, and the quality of the tips included was amazing. Thanks for everyone who contributed.

Now, without further delay, the 34 writing tips that will make you a better writer! 10 Reasons Being Intelligent Is Difficult. Calling yourself intelligent on the Internet or in real life is asking for backlash.

10 Reasons Being Intelligent Is Difficult

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. Intelligence as a social construct, is problematic. It privileges specific spaces and modes of thought and creativities over others. It privileges education levels, social-classes, and thus, even race. While I struggle with humility as a human being, calling myself intelligent is not one an act of a lack of humility in this respect. TL; DR: If calling myself intelligent offends you; well, build a bridge… 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.”

The 42 Most Remarkably Beautiful John Green Quotes

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.” 5 Types of Books that Increase Intelligence. We read for information, with the hope that information we acquire will improve our minds, giving us the means to improve our lives. In the modern Age of Information, more reading material is available than ever, making it increasingly difficult to allocate our reading time efficiently.All books are not created equal, and it follows that all readers are not equal either. Top 10 Funny Books to Revive Your Monday. 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. E.L. 20 Books That Will Change Your Life.

Don't Overthink It: 5 Tips for Daily Decision-Making. In an interview last year, I asked acclaimed graphic designer James Victore what made him so efficient. His simple reply: “I make decisions.” 10 Difficult Realities You’ll Continually Face Until You Learn How To Accept Them. 5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Intelligence.