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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

No Lie: This Snack Can Reverse Aging (and It Takes 5 Minutes to Make)

Gone are the days of low-fat diets and fat-free everything; a growing body of research supports healthy fats as a staple in any balanced diet. Foods …

3 Essential Exercises for the Over 40 Crowd

This year I turn 47 years old. It’s pretty hard for me to get my head around this number, when deep down inside I still feel like I'm in my 20s—but …

Exercise

How to Build a 7-Figure Online Empire

Plus, how to use that empire as an agent for good.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter Voogd interviews entrepreneur and philanthropist Marie Forleo about her massive success and how she's used that wealth to …

Entrepreneurship

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

Homeowners Spent a Record Amount on Remodeling—but on What, Exactly?

With the Great Recession now <i>finally</i> in the rearview mirror, many homeowners—and their bank accounts—are suddenly a bit more flush. And that's good …

Don't listen to anyone but yourself: Lessons from J Krishnamurti's The Awakening of Intelligence

<i>The Awakening of Intelligence</i>, by Jiddu Krishnamurti is not the easiest of reads. It is a book that focusses on what the Buddha had said aeons ago …

A Trump order led the IRS to make a small change on Obamacare that could have a big effect on its future

And it could have big implications for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the law better known as Obamacare.<p>Essentially, line 61 on the IRS 1040 tax form asks the filer whether they have health insurance, which is mandated by the ACA.<p>But following President Donald Trump's executive order on Obamacare …

Why You Should Spend 80 Percent of Your Time on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently revealed some eye-opening stats about the immense amount of B2B traffic and sales leads it's generating online.<p>If you are marketing your business online and you're not active on LinkedIn, chances are you are missing 80% of your leads.<p>LinkedIn recently shared some eye-opening …

Marketing

6 new pitches for selling your product, your idea, or yourself | Daniel H. Pink

One of my favorite chapters in To Sell is Human is Chapter 7 — titled “Pitch.” In those pages, I describe research from Kimberly Elsbach of the …

Alan Watts Reveals the One Mindset That Will Give You an Enormous Advantage in Life

Have you ever heard of Alan Watts? If not, he was a fantastic philosopher who popularized Eastern teachings in the west.<p>Not only was he a great …

The Great Arab-American Painter, Poet, and Philosopher Kahlil Gibran on Why Artists Make Art

“There is no deeper desire than the desire of being revealed. We all want that little light in us to be taken from under the bushel.”<p>The questions of why we humans create — why we paint caves and canvases, why we write novels and symphonies, why we make art at all — is so perennial that it might …

US president Donald Trump has signed seven executive orders so far. Read them here

<i>Last updated on Jan. 31, 2017.</i><p>US president Donald Trump has initiated a series of presidential actions since taking office on Jan 23. The directives touch on issues like the Affordable Care Act, new homeownership, federal hiring, and most controversially, immigration.<p>While most people casually …

Immigration

Buddhist Shorts Film Festival 2017

January is for film-lovers. This month at Tricycle, we’re showing five short films from around the Buddhist world. With selections from China, Tibet, …

Four Things You Can Do To Activate Your Intuition Right Now

Sonia Choquette has been teaching people for over 35 years on how to unleash their intuition, and has written 19 books (in 17 languages) on the …

Spirituality

A Japanese Technique for Overcoming Laziness

At the heart of this method is the idea that a person should practice doing something for a single minute, every day at the same time.<p>Almost all of …

14 Things These Executives do Every Day no Matter What

Getting ahead in business and life is all about repeatedly doing the right things.<p>The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends …

Notepads

11 Ways to Power Up Your Weight-Loss Hormones

It’s as easy as making tiny tweaks to what you eat.<p><i>This article was written by Natasha Turner, Naturopathic Doctor, author of The Hormone Boost and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself …

Poet Ann Lauterbach on Why We Make Art and How Art Makes Us

“The crucial job of artists is to find a way to release materials into the animated middle ground between subjects, and so to initiate the difficult but joyful process of human connection.”<p>We inhabit a curious moment in culture, one in which our collective outrage at systemic injustice and the …

Yama: the five vows of the seeker

<b>S</b>pirituality is not a path for the faint hearted. Swami Vivekananda has said, “I need lions and not sheep.” Have you wondered why the great Master has spoken so? It is because every single moment we are working on our self. Every moment of our existence we are refining our lifestyle to ensure the …

Here’s what the best salespeople do to close more deals and make tons of money

Sales is a tough job.<p>But when it's done right, it can make you rich.<p>We took a look at Salesforce's latest annual State of Sales report and a separate survey of 280 salespeople from Quotable to find out what the best performing salespeople and teams do in common to sell more and make tons of …

How To Make Corn Casserole For Thanksgiving 2016: An Easy Recipe Anyone Can Cook And Serve

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and this means it is time to start planning the yearly Thanksgiving dinner menu.<p>You may be lucky and have the meal …

What Every Sales Leader Can Learn From Steve Jobs, Richard Branson and Matthew McConaughey

Three quotes from three amazing leaders that will help sales leaders prepare for 2017.<p>As a sales leader, it's easy to get caught up in the number, the budget, the growth plans, the pipeline, the marketing alignment, and forget that your role is also to be the spiritual leader for every salesperson …

Team Building

White rage against the machine: President-elect Donald Trump is a historical shock — unless you study American history

Those in shock over the outcome grievously underestimated the power of the hateful forces underlying Trumpism<p>Republican Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election by defeating his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, though the exact margins of his electoral victory are still being …

A Brief History of Doctor Strange and His Relationship with Tibet, Occultism, and Buddhism

In 1963, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced Marvel's Doctor Strange, a "different kind of superhero" who practiced Occultism and held quasi-Buddhist views that he learned from an "Orientalized" figure named the Ancient One.<p>What can a half-century's worth of this odd superhero's comic books tell us …

Ursula K. Le Guin on Writing as Falling in Love

“I function only by falling in love: with French and France; with the 15th Century; with microbiology, cosmology, sleep research…”<p>Whosoever has endeavored to bring into the world something substantive that hadn’t existed before — something that adds to the world’s store of truth and beauty, be it a …