To Leave a Lasting Impression as President, Trump Should Start a Bigly War

President Donald Trump no doubt enjoys the constant media attention, and maybe even uses it as sustenance. But it would be also no exaggeration to say that he’d like to be etched...

When Is The Best Time To Bribe Someone

Do you want to bribe political decision-makers but you're not sure when to do it? Even the most acclaimed political bribers sometimes agonize over such questions as: Should you give a bribe as soon...

How To Get Away With Murdering Journalists

Anyone planning to get away with murdering journalists can learn a lot from the murder of Washington Post journalist’s Jamal Khashoggi and the factors which helped Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman get...

A Better Way to Rig Elections: The Iranian Model

If the recent midterms elections in the United States have taught Republicans anything, it is both the importance of systematically rigging elections and the difficulty of doing so. But there is a better system...
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How Gum Chewing Can Enhance Creative Thinking

Gum chewing is underappreciated as a simple mind hack for a cognitive boost. It especially useful for creative thinking if your creative challenge requires greater persistence, focus and attention to details, and ability to...

Broaden Your Visual Attention to Boost Creative Thinking

We normally take advice such as to "look at the big picture and not the details" figuratively, but it turns out that literary looking at the big picture can temporarily improve creative thinking. Psychologist Ronald...

Creative Thinking Boost from Bilateral Eye Movements

Doing bilateral eye movements (BEMs) is a simple way to boost creative thinking for a few minutes. This technique has other benefits apart from creative thinking, such as improvement in episodic memory. Originally it was...