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Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal setting, here's what the high achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

Microsoft to end production on the Surface 3 by late 2016

No word yet on a replacement<p>Microsoft plans to stop manufacturing its entry-level Surface 3 tablet by year's end, the company announced today. The Surface 3 first launched back in May of 2015 as a more affordable 2-in-1 designed to attract students and those who might have gravitated more toward an …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

Chopped mirepoix from above.<p>No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since …

Watch Ubisoft's E3 2016 Press Conference Livestream Right Here

Ubisoft is one of just a handful of big game publishers hosting a pre-E3 press conference today.<p>The video game publisher will show off a number of upcoming titles, from <i>Watch Dogs 2</i> to the new <i>South Park</i> RPG.<p>I’m particularly excited to see a bit more of <i>Ghost Recon: Wildlands</i> and the medieval combat …

PS4 Pro vs PS4: Which is the best buy? | Trusted Reviews

<b>PS4 Pro vs PS4: What’s the difference and should current PS4 owners upgrade to the Pro? Trusted Reviews has the answers.</b><p>Sony launched two new PS4 …

The Fastest Ways to Get Rid Of Zits, Ingrown Hairs, and 5 Other Annoying Skin Problems

It might be tempting, but it’s best not to pick at these types of blemishes<p>When you find a random zit on your face midday, it can be tempting to pick at it.<p>But skin-care experts agree that when it comes to most bumps and blemishes, a hands off approach is best if you’re hoping to get rid of …

Skin Care

How to boost your emotional resilience

Ever dealt with a really difficult situation? We've all had our emotional resilience tested. Sometimes it feels like you just want to give up.<p>How do …

Just two megapixels and $40 turns any Android into a light field, 3D camera

The Eye-Plug may only add a 2-megapixel camera to Android smartphones, but don’t scoff at the little dongle. The $40 accessory, introduced at …

How to Get a Perfect Credit Score

What is a perfect credit score? Using the popular FICO scoring method, the magic number is 850, which is difficult, but not impossible to achieve. By learning how the FICO formula works, we can get some insight on how to get an 850 credit score, or close to it.<p>Unfortunately, the specific formula by …

Why I Stopped Taking My ADD Pills

This is what it's like to get to know your brain post-medication.<p>​​<p>Photo by Lauren Gucik<p>At age 12, I—the perpetual space cadet who constantly loses my jacket and backpack—am told I have Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD. I'm sitting with my mother and sister, lounging on pillows, and my mother pulls …

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Pecs in the Gym

“Maybe after seeing some photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger in his prime bodybuilding days, you’ve decided you want to build up your chest,” says Marc …

20 of the best Android apps and games this month

Top new Android apps of May 2016 include Dark Sky, Spaces and Sleepcast, while games include Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Bushido Bear<p>April was another strong month for new Android apps and games: from hyper-local weather forecasts and clever alarm-clock apps to fraternal adventures and ninja …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

Why Your Surroundings Are More Important to Success Than You Think

Your environment -- including the people you surround yourself with -- is the clearest indicator of who you are and who you're becoming.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve …

7 Compelling Reasons to Have More Sex

Everyone knows that, along with eating chocolate and drinking wine, having sex is one of the best things you can do for your health…<p>In all …

Self-esteem

Why The Wii U Is Still Totally Worth Buying

The Wii U is nearly dead. As Nintendo looks forward to the NX, the company hopes it can recover from one of it’s least successful ventures in recent history, handily overshadowed by Sony’s Ps4 and Microsoft’s Xbox one. The Wii U is a console based on a bad idea. The whole second screen, dedicated …

5 Must-Have Skills for Every Successful Small Business Owner

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Job Skills

Here’s why hiring managers say they often value emotional intelligence more highly than IQ.<p>According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills in 2020.<p>The awareness that emotional intelligence is an important job skill, in some …

Keeping the Spark Alive: How Busy Parents can have a Healthy Marriage

It’s so easy for full-time working parents to get caught up in their hectic lifestyles. Creating the balance between the pressure of their jobs, …

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

8 Warning Signs You're Defeated Before You Start Working on Your Goals

Raise your hand if you've failed to follow through with one of your goals?<p>One day you're feeling inspired. Maybe you watched a motivational TED talk or read a blog post that set your heart on fire. You've been wanting to make a change in your life and today's the day you finally decide do it.<p>On day …

How Have Cartoons Changed Since The '90s?

The team behind "The Powerpuff Girls” reboot explains.<p>Besides being reminisced upon by nostalgic millennials, '90s cartoons share a few distinctive qualities.<p>Most are fast-paced and feature an animation style that incorporates thick lines: think "Courage the Cowardly Dog" and "Ed Edd n Eddy." Those …

What It's Like To Be An Adult Virgin, According To Science

New research published in <i>The Journal of Sex Research</i> has some disappointing news for a specific, sexual minority among us. Researchers found that …

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business