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Want a Simpler, Less Stressful Life? Make These 10 Small Changes

Crowdsourced wisdom on how to clear the mental and physical clutter from your life.<p>Humans used to suffer from scarcity. These days lots of us in America suffer from overabundance. There's just too much in our lives, we feel -- too much stuff, too much information, too many worries.<p>If you want …

I Turned A Two-Week Side Gig Into A Successful Startup

This developer took on a side gig during a family visit. By the time he flew home, he had a product and $15,000 in revenue.<p>I’ve worked on my fair share of products that didn’t quite make it. The process for coming up with ideas for them was always the same: Sit at home, think of things people might …

This startup has no offices and unlimited vacation, and its cofounder has lived in more than 30 countries in 5 years

Nearly six years later, the company is "flying way past" $100 million annually, has clients ranging from the Cleveland Cavaliers to Airbnb, has hundreds of employees — and not a single office space anywhere in the world.<p>Beneschott cofounded Toptal while he was still in school at Princeton …

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

Edward Snowden co-designs an iPhone case that alerts user to surveillance activity

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has co-designed a new iPhone case that would show when the device is transmitting information.<p>Mr Snowden and co-designer Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, a well known hardware hacker who holds a PhD in electrical engineering from MIT, have presented the mock up of the case via …

Surveillance

This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they’re instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …

The best beauty changes to make in your 40s

When you hit 40 it's worth rethinking your beauty regime and giving yourself an excuse to invest in products. For the next ten years your beauty ethos should be about 'skinsurance' by way of creams, tinctures and treatments, and clever cosmetic art for the very best version of yourself. Without …

Skin Care

10 Timeless Steps to Better Writing From David Ogilvy, the Father of Advertising | Inc.com

It's been said that the ability to write well helps a person to achieve focus, which leads to better, clearer thinking.<p>But how can you learn to write better?<p>Enter the timeless advice of David Ogilvy.<p>Despite never graduating from college, Ogilvy had a gift for the written word. At one point as a …

Creative Writing

Britain's Prime Minister is refusing to apologize for calling Trump 'stupid'

Trump's advisor said that as the billionaire is now the likely GOP nominee, Cameron should apologize for comments made during a debate over banning the Republican from the UK over his suggestion of preventing Muslims entering the US.<p>Despite voting against a travel ban on Trump, Cameron told …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Tuesday.<p><b>1. Russian President Vladimir Putin is pulling his troops out of Syria as the country's civil war drags into its fifth year, Reuters reported Monday.</b> It's not clear whether Russia will stop carrying out airstrikes in Syria.<p><b>2. The US now believes</b> …

The 20 most powerful people in tech

Business Insider recently released its list of the most powerful people in the world, and 12 of our top 50 were innovators, CEOs, and influencers from the tech world.<p>To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and …

Here's what Russia will be up against if it decides to mess with Turkey

It should come as no surprise that Turkey was capable of taking out a Russian jet so easily. Turkey's military uses cutting-edge equipment, including some brought in from the US and a surprising amount it builds at home.<p>Here is some of the military hardware used by Turkey:

What Michael Bloomberg Could Learn From “Middlemarch”

If Michael Bloomberg were a figure from a nineteenth-century novel, it would be one written by Anthony Trollope, whose depictions of the uneasy intersection of class, money, and politics—especially in his satirical masterpiece, “The Way We Live Now”—read like an uncanny commentary upon …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

Elena Shumilova Shares Her Secrets on How to Photograph Kids

By now, you've probably heard of Elena Shumilova. She is the talented mother who takes heartwarming photos of her sons in the Russian countryside. Her images were shared around the web, garnering over 60 million views. We're excited to report that Shumilova just had another baby boy, her third son, …

Farm Animals

A Rich Man Sent His Son To The Rural Area And This Is What Happened When His Son Returned Home

en_US<p>article<p>What the son told his rich father after living in the poor rural area for a few days will inspire your …

Signs You Might Lack Iron, and 9 Iron-Rich Foods To Add To Your Diet

Have you been feeling tired lately even though you have been getting a good night's sleep every night? If so you could be suffering from an iron …

Wellness

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism All Day

<b>1. Eat produce at every meal.</b> The chewiness of fruits, veggies, and whole grains makes your mouth work harder, and the high-fiber content also takes more energy to digest, which combined adds up to a 10 percent increase in calorie burn. Choose these foods in their whole, natural state to reap more …

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This Genius Idea Will Make Wine Lovers Want to Cut a Hole in Their Floor

When it's wine o'clock, easy access to your favorite bottles is key. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com.<p>Installing a window or door in the floor might seem ridiculous, but if that window or door leads to wine? Brilliant. So if your collections of reds and whites mean infinitely …

The Work-Life Balance Challenge: 6 People Share The Trick That Has Improved Their Lives

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ever feel like trying to strike the perfect work-life balance has you teetering on the edge of insanity?<p>While it might be tempting (and easier) to simply push your personal needs to the side, it turns out this approach is likely to backfire on …

Work-life Balance

This Nanotech Bottle Instantly Purifies Dirty Water

Dirty water goes in, clean water comes out. No waiting required.<p>Dip this new nanotech water bottle into a polluted river in India, or the sludge-filled Gowanus Canal in New York, and you can immediately start drinking. Nano-scale holes in the bottle’s filter let clean water through, while trapping …

Nanotech

To Be Successful, Do Only What You Do Best

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there were some way for you to download decades of my experience in the business world and sort through the individuals who have had great success bringing real products to market, you’d find something very interesting.<p>You’d find a lot …

The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.<p>Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your eating habits, take a cue from people who've already successfully slimmed down: We tapped into the data from MyFitnessPal's more than 65 million users (the app lets people track their …

Nutrition

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team

Around 11 p.m. one night, you realize there’s a key step your team needs to take on a current project. So, you dash off an email to the team members while you’re thinking about it.<p>No time like the present, right?<p>Wrong. As a productivity trainer specializing in attention management, I’ve seen over …

7 Habits Of Incredibly Stylish Gentlemen

We’ve all seen them; know one, even. The incredibly stylish gent. Whether a stranger on the train or that annoyingly suave guy at work, the stylish …