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I have a great marriage. I’ve been married 31 years. And I have thought a lot about how you make a great marriage. How do you make great partnerships? How Do You Know You Have a Great Relationship? | 60 Second Reads
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These are probably great tips for moving IN THE BIG CITY, but outside of even the suburbs, it's a little more work. Find the Perfect Apartment for You by Asking the Right Questions
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When dialogues become duels | nothing is mere Why did the recent blow-up between Sam Harris and Glenn Greenwald happen? 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?
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What's the Latest Development? 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? New Research Proves Men Really Don't Understand Women
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How to Pick a Career You Actually Like Most career problems stem from the fact that we are terrible at picking jobs. We think we are picking a good job and then it turns out to be a bad job. It's almost impossible to pick a good job on the first try, actually. So don't think you'll be the exception. Economist Neil Howe says that only 5% of people pick the right job on the first try. He calls those people "fast starters" and in general, they are less creative, less adventurous, and less innovative, which makes a conventional, common path work well for them.
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. Poof! Vanished, since you will find yourself buried in a magnificent, massive of the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Buffer cofounder Joel Gascoigne takes his morning routine seriously. In fact, he calls it his " most rewarding habit ." Here, Joel shares the two most important changes you should make to kickstart your own consistent routine. Those who know me know that I love my morning routine. I'm always making adjustments to it, and at its core it revolves around waking up early (before sunrise), working on something important for 90 minutes, and then hitting the gym . Create a Lasting Morning Routine by Making Two Key Changes
The Skeptical Inquirer, Fall 1989, Vol. 14, No. 1, Pp. 35-44 The Relativity of Wrong By Isaac Asimov I RECEIVED a letter the other day. Asimov - The Relativity of Wrong
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Dear Lifehacker, I suck at buying gifts, and I know too many people who just don't seem to want anything . How can I give better gifts without resorting to gift cards or traditionally "man gifts" that no one really likes? Sincerely, Gift Grump Dear Gift Grump, I think everyone has at least one person in their lives that's impossible to shop for, and a number of people that are just difficult to get gifts for in general, no matter the occasion. That said, it's not impossible to crack those tricky gifting puzzles and pick up something they'd enjoy. How Can I Give A Good Gift Without Being Cliche?
I'm convinced that human beings are far less rational, coherent, consistent and aware in their daily decisions than they are supposed to be. 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. Ant-Smoking. Campaign. Ever. | Mind Matters
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Really like this comic (GREAT illustrations!) for the overall message of not wasting your life.
When I was an IT admin, I had the pleasure of dealing often with people who would submit urgent service requests and then leave for the day, leaving their office empty and computer locked by the time I could get there to help. Fortunately, I was often able to fix their problem while they weren't there. Why? The Most Common Hiding Places for Workplace Passwords
The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking - Interview With Edward Burger | Big Think TV We live in a time of information abundance, which far too many of us see as information overload. With the sum total of human knowledge, past and present, at our fingertips, we’re faced with a crisis of attention: which ideas should we engage with, and why? Big Think is an evolving roadmap to the best thinking on the planet — the ideas that can help you think flexibly and act decisively in a multivariate world. A word about Big Ideas and Themes — The architecture of Big Think Big ideas are lenses for envisioning the future.
Updates: Stop Procrastinating by "Clearing to Neutral" By Thanh Pham We often procrastinate because there is this one hidden thing holding us back. It is this one thing that makes you procrastinate and most people are not even aware what this is, but if you eliminate it you can say goodbye to procrastination forever.
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