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This app makes it fun to pick up litter | Jeff Kirschner

The earth is a big place to keep clean. With Litterati — an app for users to identify, collect and geotag the world’s litter — TED Resident Jeff…

How "Stealing" from Great Writers Makes You Write Better And Think Bigger

We all have that day where your idea pool run dry and you just cannot find the suitable word to describe things in your mind. You then remember…

Workout Your Brain By Learning A New Word Every Day, You Will Get Smarter

Have you ever had the feeling of speechless because you are running out of words to speak your mind? Or have you ever read a word that you…

If You Want To Be More Productive, You Need To Stop Work From Expanding

Have you ever decided to refresh your resume, only to see what should be a 30-minute job take weeks? Believe it or not, this has little to do…

Why And How To Sleep Tight In 10 Infographics

We all know that sufficient sleep is essential to maintain a good health. However, there are some more benefits of sleep that we might not know. Here we…

Learning Can Be Much Easier If You Follow This 5-Step Approach

Learning a new concept can be a rewarding experience, yet it is frustrating when new information simply floats around in your head without sticking. Often times, we are…

Smelfies, and other experiments in synthetic biology | Ani Liu

What if you could take a smell selfie, a smelfie? What if you had a lipstick that caused plants to grow where you kiss? Ani Liu explores the…

Human Minds Have Limitations In Reasoning, What You Believe Is Right Likely Is Wrong

How often do you ride on a car? Even if you don’t have your own car, you must have seen one. I want to start this piece with a…

True Winners Don't Just Aim To Win, They Appreciate And Learn From Their Competitors

So the Academy Award Shows’ over, I bet one of your most remarkable moments would be the mixing up mistake for the Best Picture Award. After all, nothing like…

Why People Often Fail To Lose Belly Fat

Losing belly fat always seems to be a hard task. One reason is that there are many myths that make people’s efforts wasted. Below are 4 common ones…