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24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success | Inc.com

Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, often they credit simple daily routines which have been proven over time to give them an …

Business Development

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

TV shows

11 Companies That Are Going To Revolutionize 2018

This past year has been marked with disruptive innovations that promise to upend almost every single industry. From the rise of Blockchain and Virtual Reality, to the proliferation of voice-enabled assistants, companies across the board are aiming to make daily life more efficient, entertaining and …

Initial Coin Offering

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

Nobel Prize-winning detectors revealed a cosmic cataclysm

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every time a new telescope has been turned on, we have learned something fundamental about our universe.<p>Galileo's first telescope saw the moons of Jupiter and forever destroyed the idea that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Edwin Hubble used the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1917 …

Physics

Pompeii hero Pliny the Elder may have been found 2,000 years later

Italian scientists are a few thousand euros and a test tube away from conclusively identifying the body of Pliny the Elder, the Roman polymath, …

Archaeology

15 Of The Best Places To Find Free Books Online

Want to get your eyes on MILLIONS of free books online?<p>I got you.<p>If you’ve been following along, you already know that you can find free audiobooks …

Books

How much you have to save per paycheck to be a multi-millionaire

If you want to be a multi-millionaire, start putting your money to work today. Ultimately, when you start saving outweighs how much you save, thanks …

Personal Finance

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<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 your …

Self-improvement

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Learning

Scientists say 'prelude' to the sixth mass extinction is happening right now

When plant and animal species go extinct, it's usually a clear sign that humans have messed up. We've over-hunted, destroyed habitats, polluted …

Bitcoin and Ethereum crash: Can you get rich from a price drop? 3 alternative ways to invest

Thinking about investing in a virtual currency like bitcoin or Ethereum-traded ether? These cryptocurrencies are digitally traded tokens that can be …

Cryptocurrency

Is the Universe Conscious?

Some of the world's most renowned scientists are questioning whether the cosmos has an inner life similar to our own.<p>For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally to falling apples …

E.coli

Shoot like a pro with the iPhone

Here's how to get the best results from your smartphone photography.<p>The iPhones have always packed some of the best phone cameras you can buy, capturing shots that give many dSLRs a run for their money. Even better, since your phone is almost always with you, you're ready to shoot whenever an …

Mobile Photography

Tolkien’s grandson on how WW1 inspired The Lord of the Rings

For the 125th anniversary of his birth, Simon Tolkien describes how the Great War lives on in JRR Tolkien's stories.<p>My grandfather, JRR Tolkien, died when I was 14. He remains vivid to me but through child-like impressions – velvet waistcoats and pipe smoke; word games played on rainy afternoons in …

Literature

J.R.R. Tolkien - celebrating an unusual life

With works like "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" J.R.R. Tolkien is considered to be the inventor of sophisticated fantasy literature. Millions …

Literature

An Ancient City Emerges in a Remote Rain Forest

Most of the important archaeological sites in Central America were “discovered” by archaeologists who, in fact, didn’t discover them at all but were led to the ruins by local people. I’ve known several Maya archaeologists who routinely started fieldwork in a new area by heading into a dive bar and …

Archaeology

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

These sustainable prefab homes are meant to last

Ecospace Studios designs homes, schools, studios, and more<p>Ecospace Studios was founded by Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle—who also head up IPT Architects in London—as a response to the pressing environmental, economic, and space issues affecting the world today. The result is a …

Prefab Homes

14 Sneaky Styling Tricks for a Small Living Room

Go from a tight squeeze to your favorite hangout.<p>This is the space where you're supposed to unwind in after a long day, but if it's cramped and cluttered you're never going to find that zen. That is, unless you trick your eye into <i>thinking</i> your room is bigger than it appears. These design ideas will …

Build a small, trendy home the Kubu way!

With pre-fabricated and modular homes becoming increasingly popular in the modern world, here is a refreshing cube design in pre-fabricated houses …

Faceted Classification

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

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive …

Books

Assyrian Christian teen counters ISIS by recreating destroyed artifacts

"They waged a war on art and culture, so I decided to fight them with art."<p>After ISIS captured the city of Mosul two years ago, they recorded a video …

Mesopotamia

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A Color-Rich Home That Will Brighten Your Day

With the emergence of super-bright colors on the runway, it's not just our wardrobes that will see pastels pushed to the curb. Our homes will welcome …

How to Meditate

“Whenever possible turn to this meditation to release you from stress.”<p><i>Gabby Bernstein has been named "a new thought leader" by Oprah Winfrey, appears regularly on The Dr. Oz show, and was named "a new role model by the New York Times. She is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The</i> …

The Secret To Improving Memory More Than 80%, Regenerating Bones And Restoring Vision Revealed

For the one who really wished to lose weight, any time of the year would be a good time to start the process. We’re going to introduce one of the …

Locals Recommend the Best Books to Read in 12 Cities Around the World

Experts share the books that will give you insight into the city you're visiting.<p>A good book can transport you to another world, and if that book is …

Books