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10 of the Most Important Life Lessons I Learned from My 20s. How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation. Why You Make Bad Decisions When You're Attracted to Someone. The Magic of Being in Monk Mode. End Your Kids' Nagging and Negotiating with Three Simple Words. How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room. How Do You Know You Have a Great Relationship? Why Confidence Is So Important (and How to Improve Yours) Find the Perfect Apartment for You by Asking the Right Questions. A Scientific Guide to the Perfect First Date. Give Better Presentations by Thinking of Yourself as a Mentor.

How to Develop the Hireable Skills You'll Actually Need After College. When dialogues become duels. Why did the recent blow-up between Sam Harris and Glenn Greenwald happen?

When dialogues become duels

Why was my subsequent discussion with Murtaza Hussain so unproductive? More, why are squanderous squabbles like this so common? Even among intelligent, educated people with similar moral sensibilities? To a first approximation, the answer is simple: Hussain wrote a sloppy, under-researched hit piece. Why Don’t We Have More Productive Conversations Online? Nikola Tesla's Best Productivity Tricks. Am I Brushing My Teeth Correctly? New Research Proves Men Really Don't Understand Women. What's the Latest Development?

New Research Proves Men Really Don't Understand Women

A team of German researchers asked male test subjects to look at 36 pairs of eyes -- 18 male and 18 female -- and, for each pair, to choose from one of two terms meant to describe the emotional or mental state of the person they were seeing. They found that the test subjects "had twice as many problems in recognizing emotions from female as compared to male eyes.

" The results appeared this week in the online journal PLOS ONE. What's the Big Idea? During the testing, the men's brains were scanned using fMRI technology, and what occurred there led the team to an explanation for the behavior: They noticed that when the men were looking into the eyes of other men, there was an increase in activity in the amygdala, which is the brain's emotional processing center. Photo Credit: Top five regrets of the dying. There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps.

Top five regrets of the dying

A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives. And among the top, from men in particular, is 'I wish I hadn't worked so hard'. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies in a blog called Inspiration and Chai, which gathered so much attention that she put her observations into a book called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. How to Pick a Career You Actually Like. Milky Way: Stéphane Guisard’s zoomable photo of the Milky Way’s center. Forget I asked, because after you click on this link, your day will be gone.

Milky Way: Stéphane Guisard’s zoomable photo of the Milky Way’s center.

Create a Lasting Morning Routine by Making Two Key Changes. Asimov - The Relativity of Wrong. The Skeptical Inquirer, Fall 1989, Vol. 14, No. 1, Pp. 35-44.

Asimov - The Relativity of Wrong

How to Live with Introverts by *SVeidt on deviantART. How Can I Give A Good Gift Without Being Cliche? Best. Ant-Smoking. Campaign. Ever. I'm convinced that human beings are far less rational, coherent, consistent and aware in their daily decisions than they are supposed to be.

Best. Ant-Smoking. Campaign. Ever.

This means we're out of synch with the founding assumptions of our markets, electoral systems and other important institutions. But this doesn't mean I want to throw in the towel and give up on the achievements of our ancestors' faith in reason. I just think that faith needs to engage with all the evidence of the past few decades about how people really make their choices in life. For example, people in public health have known for a long time that simply telling people the facts about smoking ought to be enough to make them quit.

Best ANTI SMOKING AD EVER. Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen! The Most Common Hiding Places for Workplace Passwords. The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking - Interview With Edward Burger. Updates: Stop Procrastinating by "Clearing to Neutral". Why We Buy Into Ideas (And How to Convince Others of Our Thoughts) How to Master the Art of Looking Busy. You're Not Listening. Seelio. l634724185772400974.jpg (1300×1883) Advice for High School Graduates. Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career. Susan Cain: The power of introverts. Richard St. John's 8 secrets of success.

Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan - Episode 1: "Wanderers" Sometimes All You Need Is A Little Inspiration to Keep Rolling. Open Mind. What You'll Wish You'd Known. January 2005 (I wrote this talk for a high school.

What You'll Wish You'd Known

I never actually gave it, because the school authorities vetoed the plan to invite me.) If Logic Tells You Otherwise, Ignore Your Gut. 8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating. “Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder.

8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating

Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class. On his desk next to his computer sat crunched Red Bulls, empty Gatorade bottles, some extra pocket change and scattered pieces of paper. Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk. Changing how we talk to ourselves is the easiest and most powerful way to overcome procrastination.

Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk

No other method that I know of disarms procrastination so rapidly and at such a fundamental level: that of our own thoughts. The Voices In Our Heads We’re talking to ourselves all the time inside our minds. Even when you’re not paying attention, these relentless mental debates deeply influence our feelings and, ultimately, our behavior. 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself. When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. Lies We Tell Kids. May 2008 Adults lie constantly to kids. Advice From An Old Programmer — Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition. You've finished this book and have decided to continue with programming. Maybe it will be a career for you, or maybe it will be a hobby.