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If Scrooge gave away just a few pennies, he would suffer a big loss of well-being; for Mother Teresa to suffer a comparable loss she would have to give until she were nearly penniless.
Amazon's fledgling goat grazing service is only in beta at the moment but we think this idea's got legs. Four of them, actually.
Neuroscientists, ethicists, and general medical practitioners generally have a negative opinion of a future in which we're all popping pills to gain an edge at work.
Self-critique is important for growth as long as you commit to being fair with yourself. Constant negative self-assessments lead to low self-esteem, which in turn lead to acts of self-sabotage.
What if Tesla isn't actually an auto company? Industry speculators believe a major announcement teased by CEO Elon Musk could be a game changer for Tesla's future.
According to Harvard Business Review's Andrew O'Connell, research suggests consumers like to perceive gender in brands, and the brands themselves have taken notice.
Many authors have dwelled on the benefits and possible pitfalls of invisibility on the human mind. Researchers focused more on the former, finding fear of public speaking lessens when people feel they are invisible.
More and more people are reaching old age unmarried and without kids. This cultural shift presents unique problems for medical professionals, especially since we may soon be facing an Alzheimer's epidemic.
Dan Price, CEO of Seattle-based Gravity Payments, made headlines last week with his announcement of a bold new salary structure that will see all of his staffers make at least $70,000 annually in the next three...