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The story of the richest Chinese woman is the success story of a woman who played on the men’s field by someone else’s rules and won. Zhang Yin put her secret of success into two phrases: “People see only waste in discarded paper. But behind this waste, I saw a real forest”

Huxleў - 06.08.2021

Conflicts between “ours” and “strangers” accompany humanity from ancient times to the present day. However, hostility towards “outsiders” is not only a social or cultural marker. Scientists believe that it correlates with difficulties in the logical analysis of reality, not too developed cognitive and intellectual abilities

Huxleў - 05.08.2021

The fame of Harland David Sanders’ chicken spread far beyond Kentucky, and the dish began to be called the state’s business card. In 1935, he received the rank of Colonel of Kentucky for Distinguished Service in the public life of the state from the hands of the Governor himself. So, not even being awarded the rank of a junior officer in the army, Sanders immediately became a colonel

Huxleў - 04.08.2021

Reducing the effects of brain aging requires continual learning — not just in early childhood, but throughout life. The brain is created by evolution in such a way as to constantly learn something new. Therefore, it is important to be able to switch from the usual everyday life to something else

Huxleў - 03.08.2021

She did not hesitate to be a woman and emphasized the importance of “sisterhood” not only during her studies or in everyday life, but also in business. Position and experience have shaped Indra Nooyi as one of the most powerful women in the world. She is confident even now that “the glass ceiling will collapse when women help each other to break through it”.

Huxleў - 30.07.2021

Behind every modern technology there is also culture, linking together our scientific knowledge, time and existence. And I must admit: the feeling that you are part of this grandiose world plot is really inspiring

Huxleў - 30.07.2021

If we assume that it is impossible to make a person happy with economic methods, then it undermines the “foundations of the foundations” – everything that modern Homo economicus believes in and is guided by in the era of “developed capitalism”. Fortunately, the situation was saved by the study of Americans Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, who undertook to refute the “Easterlin paradox”

Huxleў - 29.07.2021

Masayoshi Son started at the bottom, but has excelled in Internet technology and communications, and has also become the most respected investor. Ease of doing business is his specialty.
He develops the company and develops artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on “the symbiosis of computer technology and the human brain, which will lead to telepathic communication”

Huxleў - 28.07.2021

Since brain aging is directly related to aging throughout the body, it’s no surprise that smart people live longer. The brain sets the pace for all other processes. It is a thing that determines how quickly or slowly both the brain and the body that it controls will age

Huxleў - 27.07.2021

“Is there anything more important in the world than sex? Of course there is: love and friendship. Sex, like money, is important only when you don’t have it… Because I have sex, wealth and beautiful women in my life, those who look at me behave like “American psychopaths”. Because we are all, in fact, Puritans: we love sex, but we are ashamed of it and everything connected with it. That’s why, in fact, I created Playboy”, – Hugh Hefner

Huxleў - 23.07.2021

Fiction is an empathy trainer. The book develops our ability to better understand other people, their beliefs, thoughts, desires. But prolonged refusal to read, on the contrary, significantly impairs our social and cognitive abilities

Huxleў - 22.07.2021

The larger the brain, the more empathy the animal can show. But also great cruelty. The human brain is about 3 times larger than that of a monkey. Therefore, it is not surprising that such a terrible atrocity and the ability to compassion, as in the human race, we will not find in the animal world

Huxleў - 20.07.2021

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