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9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

This One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese Is the Ultimate Comfort Food

Chili mac and cheese is comfort food at its finest. A love child of a hearty beef chili and a cheesy macaroni casserole, this dinner comes together …

Engines with Individual Turbos for Each Cylinder Could Revolutionize Downsizing | Feature

From the October 2017 issue<p>Downsized turbocharged engines have become a cornerstone in the car industry’s effort to increase fuel economy. And as CAFE stand­ards push us toward a 54.5-mpg fleet average, engines are bound to get even smaller and turbo boost even higher. Such radically downsized …

Beauty in the ‘Nervous’ Breakdown

I had a complete nervous breakdown in May of 2015. There’s no dancing around it. If I could describe it on a scale from quarter life crisis to Rene …

Mind

5 Survival Strategies for the Introvert in an Office of Extroverts

Work hard at giving yourself whatever you need because nobody else will.<p><i>How can an introvert get better at communicating/contributing in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

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Report: Mazda Rotary Engine Could Arrive As Soon as 2019

Don't expect it to power a sports car<p>Mazda’s rotary engine is coming sooner than expected, but not powering a sports car. Speaking to <i>Automotive News,</i> Mitsuo Hitomi, Mazda’s global powertrain boss, said that the rotary engine will become a range extender for the automaker’s upcoming electric vehicle.<p>…

3 Ways to Come Back Stronger After a Setback

Coming back from setbacks are an important part of running a business - and life in general.<p>Setbacks in business happen. In my case, I recently had to shut down business operations due to a hurricane; but the reality is setbacks don't always look like natural disasters.<p>Here are other examples of …

Brave passengers board last ever Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

Fearless flyers laughed in the face of superstition when they boarded the last ever Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th.<p>Travelling on the “unluckiest day of the year” could save you some pounds, but a journey straight to HEL on the 13th hour of the superstitious date is one flight most would …

Flying

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It)

What you do can make you extremely likable, but so can what you don't choose to do.<p>Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you …

The End of Moore's Law Will Change How We Need To Think About Innovation

A shift from disrupting markets to tackling grand challenges<p>In 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore published a remarkably prescient paper which predicted that computing power would double about every two years. For a half century, this process of doubling has proved to be so remarkably consistent …

These 31 Questions Will Break the Ice with Absolutely Anyone: a Hollywood Star, a Head of State, the CEO or the Cute Person Sitting Next to You on the Train

Just take a deep breath and ask<p>It's your lucky day. You won the big game or gave a stellar performance or saved the puppy from the fire. And to honor your accomplishment, now you're being introduced to someone special and famous, and you're going to have a chance to have a private conversation with …

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This mirror-based digital butler could make you feel like Iron Man

Smart home assistants are becoming more useful, but there's something missing from our AI hubs from Amazon and Google. Sure, it's fun to call up …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

7 ‘apartment-in-a-box’ designs for tiny spaces

Small living, made easy<p>As micro apartments become ever more prevalent in cities around the world, architects and designers seem to have grasped firmly onto one idea: the “all-in-one” furniture solution that combines multiple functions into one module. The premise is simple. By tucking in everything …

Get Your Finances in Order With This Month-by-Month Guide

You don’t learn everything about money at once. Most of us take a series of steps in the right direction until we finally feel in control of our …

Personal Finance

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

Rock climbing walls cover this tiny home built for adventure lovers

When Mississippi couple Breck and Kelsey sought to adopt life on the road with a tiny house on wheels, they asked Tiny Heirloom to design a dream …

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MIT's 3D graphene is ten times stronger than steel

An awful lot of ink has been spilled about how graphene is going to basically save the world with its myriad applications and powers. But chances to actually see evidence of how and why the hexagonal lattices are so strong in a life-size way have been few and far between. The Massachusetts …

Engineering

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

We all lie to ourselves about certain things: <i>Tonight I'll turn my phone off at a decent hour. Mom really did love that scarf I gave her. The person</i> …

The best personal finance software and apps for every budget

With the wealth of personal finance software and apps out there, it’s hard to find one that meets your specific needs. Our handy guide to personal …

Why You Need to Stop Being Afraid to Ask for More

Stop selling yourself short.<p><i>I've achieved everything I set out to achieve in life, but I'm only 32. What do I do now? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, Life Coach,</b> …

Selling

Meditation helped me save $25,000 and get my financial act together

Eleven years ago, before I began meditating, I had so many good things in my life. I'd graduated with a master's degree from an Ivy League college, had a great job as a licensed clinical social worker and was celebrating one year of marriage to a wonderful man with whom I could travel the world.<p>But …

Meditation

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

This Cheap $20 Toolkit Can Open 99 Percent of Your Gadgets

Were the electronics makers of the world to have their way, every time one of your gadgets broke, you’d simply buy a new one. But most gadgets can be …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …

10 Most Dangerous Roads To Drive In The World

<b>You know that old saying. Take the road less travelled and you’ll soon reach greatness.</b><p>Well for the sake of this story, you’ll either have to see the …

Roads

The Simple Morning and Evening Ritual That Will Give You Incredible Mental Strength

Challenging times demand resilience. This simple but powerful habit will help you cultivate it.<p>Think you're having a rough couple of days? (Or even a rough couple of years?) Then take a minute to consider what TEDxLehighRiver speaker Sarah Trimmer went through between 2011 and 2015: besides losing …

Please - You MUST listen to Shia LaBeouf freestyle rap for five straight minutes

Welp, we have one more thing to add to our list of “strange things we learned about Shia Labeouf after <i>Even Stevens</i>.” And that thing is that …

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