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Why do I remember something better if I read it out loud?

Next time you're narrating the newspaper to yourself on the bus, rest assured that all the strange looks are worth it.<p>There are at least two …

England

How emotions trick your brain

What if happiness doesn’t really exist? New research is uncovering that the way we think about emotions doesn’t match up to what neuroscientists are …

Amygdala

4 Resume Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before

Yes, recruiters only spend six seconds reviewing your resume. No, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t spend time on it.<p>You know the dream job you’ve been eyeing on that company’s website? Your resume is the first thing that’ll get you considered for it—granted you tell your professional story in a …

Employment

This Woman Became Paralysed Due To Stress After Working 80 Hour Weeks

It was her body's cry for help.<p>Stress is a term that's commonly overused, but for anyone in doubt of the impact stress in high doses can have on a person, all you need to do is read Paula's story.<p>In her mid-thirties, in 2016 Paula was working as a strategy consultant in London. The days were long, …

Mental Health

8 Anti-Aging Moisturizers That Are Worth Your Money

I'm consistently fighting my inner control freak. It's not that useful when I'm sitting in New York City gridlock or when rain washes away my plans …

Skin Care

Do it now! Protect your router from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Wi-Fi

I Hate Buying Cheap Shoes, But I'd Buy These Anyway

Don’t get me wrong: I don’t think there’s anything wrong with buying anything cheap. In fact, I celebrate an amazing, affordable fashion find, but as …

Clothing

The Best Summer Sandals Could Have Been From the '90s

The fashion industry loves a nostalgic turn, and right now it’s clear that the ’90s are at the front of designers’ minds. We’re seeing everything …

Sandals

Going bankrupt? Here's what really happens when you file for bankruptcy

When many people hear the word "bankruptcy," they usually think of Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which businesses file. That process involves financial restructuring and "reorganizing" until the company is, ideally, on more solid footing and able to pay its debtors.<p>By contrast, filing for <i>personal</i> …

Personal Finance

Here Are All the Best Job Posting Sites for Every Single Industry

So you can go beyond the usual suspects.<p>You’re probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you’re deep in the job search …

Employment

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 17 Things They Should Know About 'the Notorious RBG'

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the subject of a new documentary. Here's what to know first.<p>In six years of writing columns for Inc.com, my most popular effort ever is this one: <i>Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Do These 7 Things.</i><p>Millions of …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Trick To Bringing Dying Flowers Back To Life

There’s nothing like picking up a beautiful bouquet at Publix or your local florist for a dinner party, only to see that by the time dinner is …

Country Lifestyle

The Biggest Hair Color Trends For 2018

Booking color appointments ASAP.<p>Changing your hair color can be as subtle as a few highlights or as drastic as a coat of bright purple. We’ve seen …

10 supplements for thicker, fuller hair

Blame it on the Disney princesses, the Kardashians, whomever you want—almost every woman wants thicker, fuller hair. And it’s often the case that …

8 Spot Treatments That Will Help Any Blemish Vanish Overnight

Now you see 'em, now you don't.<p>Zits are zero fun. Thankfully, there are spot treatments that actually work to help get rid of them fast. That said, if you constantly apply pimple creams and potions, they can (and will) over-dry your complexion, creating tiny cracks in your skin, allowing more …

The Main Reason Why Your Top Employees Quit

Superstars dropping like flies? It might not be the role, the compensation or the commute that's driving them away- it could be something YOU are doing<p>All of us want to be loved.<p>The President wants to be loved.<p><i>You</i> want to be loved.<p>So when a member of your team quits, it feels like rejection. Wait, …

If your boss says this, it’s a sign they probably underestimate you

Feedback is the key to success on any job, but some comments or responses may be warning signs of potential problems. Sometimes, the issue is a …

Here's What to Say When You Quit a Toxic Job

Quitting a job comes with questions. Here's how to answer them...<p>In a good economy, we always see an increase in the number of people who decide to, "take this job and shove it." Job seeker confidence is high, in spite of the fact it's actually <i>harder</i> to get a job in a good economy. And, while …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Bitcoin Could Become Illegal Almost Everywhere, After Shocking Discovery in The Blockchain

There's something hidden inside it.<p>The Bitcoin world is coming to grips with a shocking revelation that could potentially threaten the very existence …

Stevie Wonder Says It's 'Bulls---' to Call Bruno Mars an Appropriator

About a week ago (shout out to Bobby Shmurda) the Internet exploded when The Grapevine debated whether or notis a cultural appropriator.<p>There were …

How to Perform an IRA Rollover: A Step-by-step Guide

It’s common to ask how to roll over an IRA. You may have found a better brokerage firm or a new bank that you want to use. Regardless of the reason, …

5 Questions and Answers About the New Tax Law

The broad-ranging Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed so late last year that the Internal Revenue Service is still issuing interpretations of the …

12 Costco deals that are well worth the money

There's a reason Costco is beating Walmart and Amazon with the best business model in retail.<p>A treasure trove for the savvy shopper, the wholesale membership-only warehouse has deals galore in its double football-field-sized space — enough to draw in more than 90 million Costcoholics and fulfill …

The power of compounding ~ Get Rich Slowly

Shares 196<p><i>So much</i> of financial success involves good habits practiced over long periods of time.<p>Yes, you can still have a positive impact on your …

3 Reasons It's Smart to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

Filing for benefits at 62 will cause your monthly payments to go down -- but that's a worthwhile sacrifice in these three scenarios.<p>For years, 62 has …

You can start saving in 40s and still become rich. Here’s how

1 / 1<p>You can start saving in 40s and still become rich. Here’s how<p>At 40, you are far, far away from your graduation days and staring at retirement …

7 Habits That Will Make You a More Fun Person to Be Around

Try out these tips to become the life of any party.<p><i>How can I learn to be more fun? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p><b>Go on life</b> …

The Physics Of Productivity: Newton’s Laws Of Getting Sh*t Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three laws of …

The skill set of the future: Seven essential habits to own and hone for greater success

The business world gets more competitive every day. To stay in demand in this tough environment, you need to perform at a higher level than ever …