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People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

Machine Learning

The Amazing Biblical Archaeological Find No One Talks About

I had never heard of this 1967 find, and it is fascinating:<p>It is probably one of the greatest finds of all time and, by the bizarre rules of biblical …

5 Critical Warning Signs That You're Making Bad Decisions

Everyone's entrepreneurial journey is different, but the pitfalls are the same.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business is a labor of love. You’ve made a commitment to go out on your own. Then the hard part starts: figuring out how to generate revenue, …

Entrepreneurship

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Success

Why Your Job Isn’t Making You Happier

Life is too short to be unhappy at work. Yet many professionals who are free to shape their careers are just that: disengaged, unfulfilled, and miserable. Take “Sharon,” a vice president at a global energy firm and one of my consulting clients. She’s smart and hardworking and has risen through the …

Leadership

5 Secrets to Keeping Your 9-5 Job While Growing Your Side Hustle

Keep your steady paycheck, build a little side income and after awhile you're making real money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many people, settling into a traditional 9-to-5 job means no longer having time to focus on their true passions. For others, that 9-to-5 …

Small Business

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This | Inc.com

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Self-improvement

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Employment

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

4 Distractions You Must Stop Stressing Over If You Want to Succeed

You can't change the past but if you focus on the present you can change your future.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneur journey is one of the most rewarding experiences in life. However, anyone who tells you that following your passion and working four …

Profit

This Is How Much Money You Should Be Making by the Time You’re 40

According to science.<p>You might think your life would be better if you just had a bigger paycheck — but science finds that’s not necessarily true.<p>A …

Personal Finance

Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Toxic Friendships

Sometimes losing a friendship can be more painful than losing a lover.<p>I moved to Los Angeles when I was almost 30, chasing love. The love, fortunately, worked out; but for a long time Los Angeles didn't. I was lonely, bound in by concrete and car exhaust, unable to wrap my head around the city's …

Relationships

5 Unusual Facts About Google's Odd (and Wildly Successful) Management Practices | Inc.com

One of the things I truly admire about Google's management approach is that, like the rest of Google, its HR leaders look at real-world data to engineer the company's people practices and guide their decisions.<p>Is it any wonder, as odd and counterintuitive as some of Google's practices may be to the …

Employment

Google's plan to best Amazon rests on one piece of software

TensorFlow makes it much easier for the company's engineers to translate new approaches to artificial intelligence into practical code, improving services such as search and the accuracy of speech recognition.<p>But just months after TensorFlow was released to Google's army of coders, the company also …

Machine Learning

Dogs could sniff out Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms appear

Dogs could soon be used to sniff out Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms start to show.<p>Scientists are trying to discover which odour molecules are linked to the disease so that dogs can be trained to spot the illness.<p>Researchers at Manchester University first began to believe Parkinson’s …

People can use anxiety to motivate themselves, study finds

A high-stress environment may be a boon rather than a bane for some. According to new research published in the <i>Journal of Individual Differences</i>, …

Psychology

How Emotions Impact Cognition

Two information-processing systems determine the human emotional response: the affective and cognitive processing systems. The affective system …

Psychology

This Battery-Free Cellphone Could Put An End To Charging Cables

In this modern age, where mobile phone usage is rampant, anyone can understand the struggle of having their device die while in the middle of an …

University of Washington

Canada Goose: A Stock Ready To Migrate South

Canada Goose's IPO valuation assumes strong execution on ambitious growth targets.<p>The company is poised to suffer from brand dilution if it attempts …

A tech founder who sold his first startup for £40 million shares his advice for budding entrepreneurs

Now, three years later and after a stint in San Francisco, he's heading up a new venture, retail technology company Hero, and hoping it will be equally successful.<p>Business Insider caught up with Crane and Hero's founder Adam Levene, an early employee at Grapple, to get their advice for first-time …

Startups

This 'massively bullish' property startup wants to be 'the Amazon for house sales'

Nested has raised the sum from:<p>Well-known London seed fund Passion Capital;<br>• Tim Bunting, a partner at venture capital firm Balderton;<br>• Tom Hulme, a partner at Google Ventures;<br>• Paul Forster, the founder of jobs website Indeed;<br>• Germany's billionaire Samwer brothers, founders of venture builder Rocket …

Selling

India opens the doors of its fashion world to new era of trans models

Progress is slow, but a pioneering agency is starting to change minds<p>It started with the fingernails. He’d paint them, admire them for a few minutes, then clean them before anyone saw. Then it was his mother’s makeup and one day a full outfit. The other kids made jokes – boys weren’t supposed to be …

Transgender

France Bans All Plastic Dishware Starting in 2020

The Associated Press reports that France has enacted a ban on all plastic dishes, cups, and utensils. The ban goes into effect in 2020, after which …

Pollution

The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

How much energy do you have at work? Do you feel invigorated and engaged or down and disengaged? Either way, the reason might be your coworkers: They are infecting you with their energy, positive or negative.<p>We “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something called “relational …

Employee Engagement

100 Homeless People Were Given Disposable Cameras and This is What They Captured

Since 2012, UK-based initiative Caf Art has been connecting people affected by homelessness with the wider community through art and photography by hanging their work in cafes and helping them earn a living through art sales. In July, the organization handed out 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to …

Homelessness