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7 lessons about finding the work you were meant to do

7 lessons about finding the work you were meant to do | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
You don't "find your calling," you fight for it -- and other lessons from people who found their passion (sometimes late in life).
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Building a Bridge Between Engineering and the Humanities

Building a Bridge Between Engineering and the Humanities | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Remarkable opportunities exist at the intersection of the two fields. It is time to seize them.
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Cholesterol is NOT the enemy: It's inflammation that's making you fat and killing you slowly

Cholesterol is NOT the enemy: It's inflammation that's making you fat and killing you slowly | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Cholesterol is NOT the enemy: It's inflammation that's making you fat and killing you slowly
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Why Science Needs to Publish Negative Results | SciTech Connect

Why Science Needs to Publish Negative Results | SciTech Connect | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Emma Granqvist, a journal Publisher for Elsevier’s plant sciences, explains why publishing negative results is fundamentally important in science.
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Got Allergies? Blame Neanderthals

Got Allergies? Blame Neanderthals | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Mating with Neanderthals may have helped modern humans adapt to Europe, but may have also made them more prone to allergies.
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Brain activity is as unique as fingerprints, and correlates to intelligence, study finds

Brain activity is as unique as fingerprints, and correlates to intelligence, study finds | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
A person’s behaviour and way of doing things can often give them away to those who know them best, and now research says it’s not just our outward idiosyncrasies that can identify us – even our brain activity is unique.
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Anxious conservative or easygoing rebel? Busting the birth-order myths

Anxious conservative or easygoing rebel? Busting the birth-order myths | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Birth order offers an intuitively appealing explanation for the perplexing differences between us and our siblings. Only problem is, it's a myth.
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The power of vulnerability

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Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.
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The Conditioned

Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day.…
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It's official: our personal experiences determine who we find attractive - ScienceAlert

Ain't no such thing as universal beauty.
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Researchers show how self-control can drain your memory banks

Researchers show how self-control can drain your memory banks | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
The human body has a finite amount of resources, and scientists are always discovering more about how these resources are shared, depleted, and replenished. Now a new study suggests that the areas in your brain responsible for self-control and...
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7 lessons about finding the work you were meant to do

7 lessons about finding the work you were meant to do | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
You don't "find your calling," you fight for it -- and other lessons from people who found their passion (sometimes late in life).
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France becomes 1st country to ban supermarket food waste

France becomes 1st country to ban supermarket food waste | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
All unsold food must now be given to food banks and charities.
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Eco-friendly "Great Wall of Australia" Naturally Protects Residents from Sweltering Outback Heat

Eco-friendly "Great Wall of Australia" Naturally Protects Residents from Sweltering Outback Heat | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Composed of 230m of simple, natural materials, this earthen structure may look unassuming, yet it is actually the longest rammed earth wall in Australia. Buil…
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STOP and READ this before you decide to become a Psychologist!

STOP and READ this before you decide to become a Psychologist! | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
If you are thinking about doing a psychology degree in Australia, or training to become a psychologist, please stop to spend time reading this first.
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Ancient DNA reveals how agriculture changed our height, digestion, and skin colour

Ancient DNA reveals how agriculture changed our height, digestion, and skin colour | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
For the first time, researchers have analysed ancient DNA taken from humans who lived before, during, and after the agricultural revolution, allowing them to map how our ancestors' genomes changed in response to societal shifts.
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Link found between low intelligence and falling for pseudo-profound statements

Link found between low intelligence and falling for pseudo-profound statements | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
A new study has found that people who buy into
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Listening to shame

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Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her own humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through every word.
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CNN Heroes Tribute Narayanan Krishnan - YouTube

http://www.akshayatrust.org/ Narayanan Krishnan (born 1981) is an Indian chef turned social worker. He quit his career as a leading chef and began supplying ...
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Homeless Piano Player Files Lawsuit Against City Over The Criminalization Of Homelessness

Homeless Piano Player Files Lawsuit Against City Over The Criminalization Of Homelessness | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Written by John Vibes at trueactivist.com   51-year-old Donald Gould, the homeless piano player who was seen in a viral video earlier this year, is filing a lawsuit against the city of Sarasota over the criminalization of homelessness. Gould says that the homeless population of the city is …
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If you hate conflict, you might be happier single - The Washington Post

If you hate conflict, you might be happier single - The Washington Post | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
Being in a relationship doesn't boost everyone's happiness, new study finds.
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WATCH: This map shows how Indo-European languages may have evolved

WATCH: This map shows how Indo-European languages may have evolved | Cool Stuff! | Scoop.it
This fascinating animated map provides one of the best demonstrations we've seen of how modern Indo-European languages evolved over the past 8,000 years. The Indo-European languages are a group of more than 400 languages that contains everything...
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