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End of Privacy? Facial Recognition App Enables Photographer to Identify Random People on the Subway

By | December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , |

This facial recognition app will make you rethink the privacy you believe you have. The international hype of posting photos of yourself in various life situation has expanded over the past 10 years. People are posting more and more photos of themselves in all different situations and less or more directed scenes. This phenomenon was [...]

6 Things I Am No Longer Impressed By

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a world of scarce resources, inequality and environmental meltdown, there are some things it’s no longer worth being impressed by. If we want to see a fairer, happier and more peaceful world, we need to re-evaluate our measures of success. Here are six things we should no longer be impressed by: 1. Square-footage With [...]

The Link between Selfies and a Lack of Self-Confidence That You Were Not Expecting

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Are you a person who tends to look at other people's selfies? Science says it is a sign that you have a lack of self-confidence. Do you have a friend or colleague that posts up endless selfies on social media? We all seem to know that one person who delights in capturing their face from [...]

Why the Younger Generation Is Lonelier Than the Older Generation

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all feel lonely from time to time, however, persistent loneliness appears to be on the increase. This is especially true of the younger generation. There are several factors that may be causing this increase, including changes in the way we live and increased use of social technology. However, happily, there are also several ways [...]

7 Everyday Things That Could Be Killing Your Mental Acuity

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you feel like your mental acuity is being diminished? If you ever find yourself feeling like you haven’t been able to remember important information as easily as you used to, or your memory can’t keep up with some of the things that you’ve been doing, it could be some of the things that you [...]

The Fallacy of High Self Esteem: Why Feeling Good about Yourself Is Not Always Good for You

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

High self-esteem, especially in the modern culture, is not a purely good thing as you might believe. A lot of things have to change. Take a ride in a glass elevator, from ground level to rooftop in a single ride. How do you feel? If you’re like most people, you feel – no surprise here [...]

Men with Selfie Addiction Show Higher Psychopathic Tendencies

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Selfie addiction can be directly linked to psychopathic behaviours and tendencies, a new study has found. We’re all guilty of indulging in the excessive vanity of the ‘selfie’, some even go as far as shamelessly taking selfies in public places. Smartphones are made for it; with the introduction of the front-facing camera, we were plunged [...]

8 Amazing Things That Happen When You Stop Using Social Media

By | June 29th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you stop using social media, break free of the social expectations and disconnect from it, you will see some significant improvements in your life. The question of social media doing more harm than good has become a huge topic of debate in recent years. Despite its baseline purpose of connecting people and helping to [...]

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