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How selfish motives drive people to make dumb mistakes

How selfish motives drive people to make dumb mistakes

A new study suggests we're more likely to make unnecessary errors when doing so works to our personal benefit.
Life Is Strange 2 Is A Heartbreakingly Accurate Brotherhood Simulator

Life Is Strange 2 Is A Heartbreakingly Accurate Brotherhood Simulator

I’ve been playing a lot of Life Is Strange 2 lately. While I’m mostly doing this to catch up for the final episode dropping on December 3, I also find that it’s a very good game to play around this
Big Oil Is Scared

Big Oil Is Scared

Here is a simple truth: The world cannot build more fossil fuel infrastructure and have a habitable climate. Science bears this out, and a growing number of people around the world are putting their

4 Steps to Break ANY Bad Habit

This post 4 Steps to Break ANY Bad Habit appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The choices we make each day may seem like well-thought out decisions, but they’re not. They’re habits. And if you’ve been
A Columbia professor has a simple exercise to help MBA students stay true to their goals

A Columbia professor has a simple exercise to help MBA students stay true to their goals

The point isn't to achieve exactly what you set out to do, but to use goals as a kind of mental filter to sort through all your options.
18 Amazed People's Small Choices That Led to Huge Repercussions

18 Amazed People's Small Choices That Led to Huge Repercussions

The inconvenient thing about the future is that you never know what seemingly insignificant thing is going to become a big deal later on. Here are people whose butterfly effect-style small choices
19 People's Most Captivating "Would You Rather" Questions

19 People's Most Captivating "Would You Rather" Questions

If you ever wanted to have to make some hard choices, this AskReddit thread asked people to share the most difficult "would you rather"s they'd ever considered. If you're out with friends and the
Barack Obama shares his approach to handling tough decisions

Barack Obama shares his approach to handling tough decisions

The former president has a framework for making impossible choices.
A new study from Yale scientists shows how uncertainty helps us learn

A new study from Yale scientists shows how uncertainty helps us learn

We may crave stability in life, but the brain benefits from volatility, according to a Yale University study on cognition that shows how uncertainty boosts…
Bidalgo uses AI to make mobile advertising more creative

Bidalgo uses AI to make mobile advertising more creative

Bidalgo is applying artificial intelligence to the art of creating effective ads for mobile apps and games. The company is launching Creative AI, a technology that makes it easier for advertisers to
Life Is Change

Life Is Change

Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve your life.
Choices: Stories You Play is the perfect choose-your-own-adventure game for romance readers

Choices: Stories You Play is the perfect choose-your-own-adventure game for romance readers

Ever wished you could craft your own genre narrative in the vein of books like Game of Thrones, or Twilight, or The Princess Diaries, where the story tailors itself to the decisions you make?Well,
Jeff Bezos: 9 Remarkable Choices That Shaped the Richest Man in the World
Jeff Bezos: 9 Remarkable Choices That Shaped the Richest Man in the World
How to Leave the Hustle Behind and Focus on What Matters

How to Leave the Hustle Behind and Focus on What Matters

Working hard is a virtue, but too much of anything can become toxic.
How to Leave the Hustle Behind and Focus on What Matters

How to Leave the Hustle Behind and Focus on What Matters

Working hard is a virtue, but too much of anything can become toxic.

Trump’s ‘best people’ come up way short

President Donald Trump likes to boast that he only hires the best people. But his personnel choices keep coming back to haunt him. One of the people Trump hired for the White House was working as a
Sam Altman Should Resign from Y Combinator

Sam Altman Should Resign from Y Combinator

Sam Altman, the 31-year-old president of the wildly successful startup accelerator Y Combinator, published an essay on Monday in which he attempted to address the mounting concerns over his company’s