7 Simple Things That Even the Smartest People Tend to Forget

By | April 8th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

You might be incredibly smart, with the IQ score and the degrees to prove it. You might have scored impressive grade point averages all through school. You might hold a very high-level job or make a huge amount of money – both indications of smartness. Smart is as smart does, though. Smart people tend to [...]

Newly Found Fossilized Skull Shows When the Last Unicorn Roamed the Earth

By | April 7th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Many ancient civilizations believed that the unicorn was a real creature. “The unicorn, through its intemperance and not knowing how to control itself, for the love it bears to fair maidens forgets its ferocity and wildness; and laying aside all fear it will go up to a seated damsel and go to sleep in her [...]

Study Shows Why Intelligent People Are More Likely to Get Distracted at Work

By | April 7th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

If you find it difficult to focus at work and often get distracted by things around you, there’s good news. Whilst it may feel as though getting frequently distracted is a bad thing, it can actually mean that you are more intelligent than those who don’t get distracted, a new analysis by workplace solutions company [...]

Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Is Grieving (and What to Say Instead)

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

When someone close to you is grieving, you have to be very careful what you say to them. I lost my partner two years ago and amongst the obvious grief that I felt, what made it worse was some of the comments I received during those two years. My boyfriend died in hospital of cancer, [...]

This Comic Perfectly Captures What Dealing with Depression and Anxiety Is Like

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , |

You might be surprised by the number of people who suffer from some sort of mental illness. Why I, myself, suffer from bipolar disorder. So I can relate, to some degree, with some symptoms of other mental issues. My condition, for instance, deals with mania and depression, which mirrors depression and anxiety, although there are [...]

Understanding Criminal Minds: What Is the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Both a psychopath and a sociopath are types of antisocial personality. These terms appear to be bandied around in today’s media more than ever. In fact, they are quite often used to define the same person. This is hardly surprising when you consider that they share many similar qualities. Both a psychopath and a sociopath [...]

7 Signs You Need an Attitude Adjustment (and What to Do about It)

By | April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Life. It happens. And as we progress through it, we have wonderful successes, some abysmal failures, and lots of stuff in between these two extremes that we define as okay, pretty good, not-so-good, or neutral. Sometimes, when we go through a period of not-so-good with a few abysmal failures thrown in, we develop a pattern [...]

Vintage Postcards Show How Different Women’s Beauty Standards Were 100 Years Ago

By | April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , |

Women's beauty has been a subject which started wars, troubled philosophers and inspired poets. As far as we can remember a topic of lady's appearance was important to both sexes equally, although we haven't always lived in a world that allowed so much freedom to women. Some might argue that even the present day isn't [...]

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