Key quote: “Perfectionism is a common trait, Hill said — one study found that fewer than 10 percent of people say they’re not perfectionists in any area of life. In other words, perfectionism isn’t just the territory of the elite.” Read the rest here.
Key quote: “A word of warning. If you invest all your time and energy mastering only one social network, what happens when traffic plummets, it becomes accessible only through paid membership, or the service is acquired and goes away altogether?” Read the rest here.
Key quote: “Coming soon: materials that are self-healing, self-cleaning, and that remember their original shape even if they’re bent.” Read the rest here.
By Julia Belluz. Vox
Key quote: “Much of what we eat is infused with artificial flavors divorced from their actual nutritional value. Provenza thinks this has hijacked the body’s ability to know what it needs and how to get it.” Read the rest here.
Key quote: “He contends that bosses who exhibits narcissistic traits like dominance, self-confidence, a sense of entitlement, grandiosity and low empathy, tend to make more money than their less self-centered counterparts, even if the lower-paid CEOs exhibit plenty of confidence.” Read the rest here.
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