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The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people recognize, that in life … Continue reading
Once you obtain a certain level of success, some people start to act strangely. Â They wonder aloud why you’re not content with what you’ve already achieved. Â Whether it stems from a desire to see you not get further ahead or … Continue reading
Bruce Lee’s Definite Chief AimÂ Dennis Dutton on the Barnum Effect and Cold Reading: HowÂ the persistent tendency for people to embrace fake personality descriptions as uniquely their own allows cold readers to defraud not only their clients, but themselves. Why … Continue reading
We experienced some technical difficulties over the last week. Â Everything appears to be fixed now, and we should be back on track with daily posts from here on out.
Thinking in a different language may lead to more rational decisions: Keysarâ€™s team recruited 54 University of Chicago students who spoke Spanish as a second language. Each received $15 in $1 bills, each of which could be kept or bet … Continue reading
Many of us spend the majority of our lives online now. Â It’s therefore pretty important to understand just what the web is. Â One possible definition: The web is not, despite the desires of so many, a publishing medium. The web … Continue reading
I have a massive sweet tooth. Â In the last 72 hours, I’ve had four Sprinkles cupcakes, half a bag of Trolli Apple Rings, about 3/4 of a pint of gelato, apple strudel with whipped cream and ice cream, plus hearty … Continue reading
Reality Never before has the public been more skeptical of what they see every day.Â A massive section of the web has been dedicated to outing fakes, spotting goofs, and pointing out flaws in everything from political arguments to celebritiesâ€™ … Continue reading
I have no idea whether Mr. Friel calls himself an impressionist photorapher.Â He might hate that term.Â But, thatâ€™s what Iâ€™m calling him because thatâ€™s what his photographs make me think of.Â Theyâ€™re beautiful, often eerie, but generally have … Continue reading