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45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

You can find a lot of junk on the internet, but if you're shopping on Amazon, you can find some absolutely brilliant products, too. These trending …

Trends

5 things to do before Jan. 1 to lower your tax bill

President Trump says he’s giving Americans an “incredible Christmas gift” with tax cuts and a massive overhaul of the U.S. tax code, but the changes don’t take effect until Jan. 1. If you act by New Year’s Eve, tax experts say you can reduce your tax bill for 2017 — and 2018.<p>The basic advice is: Do …

Personal Finance

U.S. tax break could push startups to share the wealth

Startup companies came away with a significant victory in the U.S. tax overhaul -- a chance to defer the often-onerous tax bill that is attached to company stock options.<p>To get the tax break, companies must provide stock options to at least 80 percent of their workforce, a requirement that could …

Retirement

The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …

New York Times

What to do if you're miserable at work, according to a happiness expert

If you find yourself unhappy, stressed or miserable at your office, you are not alone.<p>While more than half of American workers say they don't feel …

The best Meeker 2017 Internet Trends slides and what they mean

1/56<p>Smartphone Sales Growth Slowing<p>Global smartphone shipments grew just 3 percent this year compared to 10 percent the previous year.<p>2/56<p>Global Internet User Growth Flat<p>Total internet users grew 10 percent this year, the same as last year, showing steady progress is accessibility.<p>3/56<p>Smartphones …

eCommerce

A Third Of The U.S. Population Won’t Be Able To Afford Water Bills In Just 5 Years

And if you still can afford it, it’s going to get a lot more expensive.<p>Universal access to water isn’t much good if people can’t afford that water. That’s true in the developing world, but it’s also true in the U.S. A new paper from the Michigan State University predicts that “the percentage of …

Housing

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

Motivation

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. …

Self-improvement

Microsoft to Add Extensive Support For Bitcoin, Describes it as Currency

Microsoft, a technology giant headquartered in Washington, officially announced its plans to add extensive support for Bitcoin in the upcoming …

Cryptocurrency

How to Get Rich in 18 Steps, According to Best-Selling Author

In a fun infographic, best-selling author James Altucher breaks down 18 great habits that will help you have a richer career - and a richer life<p>It's interesting how many universal truths occur in business. For instance, bad customer service will almost certainly sink a company, as even a superior …

Self-improvement

3 Proven Rituals That Will Make You Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

4 Money Habits That Made Warren Buffett a Billionaire (That Will Work for You, Too)

These surprisingly simple changes can make a huge difference to your net worth.<p>What makes Warren Buffett one of the riches people in the world? Unlike fellow billionaires Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos, he did not create a ground-breaking high-tech product. Instead, Buffett's wealth …

Warren Buffett

Are You Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur? 10 Reasons Entrepreneurs Need to Be Mentally Stronger Than Average

Not everyone can succeed at being their own boss.<p>Thanks to TV shows like <i>Shark Tank</i>, becoming an entrepreneur sounds almost as cool as being a rock star. And while just about anyone can start a business, not everyone has the mental muscle to be a successful entrepreneur.<p>Becoming an outstanding …

Entrepreneurship

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Tinder Ranks America's Top College Football Schools

Step your game up, LSU.<p>It's no Florida State in the battle for right-swipes on Tinder.<p>On Thursday, Tinder reordered the AP Top 25 ranking of college football’s best teams, using its data to determine which schools’ students are right-swiped at the highest rate. Florida State — ranked fourth in the …

10 Toxic Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

The 25 Most Expensive Cars Sold at the 2016 Monterey Auctions

Even the cheapest one costs a small fortune.

Classic Cars

Project Scorpio is the forever Xbox, console generations are over

For as long as there have been consoles, there have been console generations. Typically, a video game system remains viable for about 5-7 years …

Warren Buffett And Donald Trump Do Not Agree About the Economy

<i>This article originally appeared on money.com.</i><p>In an interview with Politico’s Playbook, the Berkshire Hathaway (brk-a) CEO outlined his perspective …

5 Proven Ways Posture Can Help Improve Mental Health

We’ve always heard our parents telling us to sit up straight, to walk tall, and to have proper posture. But, why is it that good posture is so …

Mental Health

How to Go Racing on a Budget

Here's how to get started.<p>The most honest advice I ever got about paying for racing came from a fellow who sat next to me during lunch at MSR Houston years ago. "If you want to go racing," he said, as I stared longingly at his GT3 Cup car, "start by becoming a success in your day job."<p>I'm passing …

5 Easy Ways to Zika-Proof Your Travels

<i>TPG Contributor Alex Pasquariello</i> <i>outlines five simple steps you can follow to protect yourself from Zika Virus in tropical destinations — and in your</i> …

Public Health

Oh Tom King, What Are You Doing With The Vision? (Potential SPOILERS)

<i>The Vision</i> by <b>Tom King, Gabriel Hernandez Walta</b> and <b>Jordie Bellaire</b> is Marvel’s <i>Watchmen</i>. This is clear. It will be collected as a 12 issue book, in …

Bodies We Want 2016

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The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Happiness

8 toxic habits that are destroying your happiness

Believe it or not, you are sabotaging your own happiness every day. But you can change that. Here are 8 things destroying your happiness that you can …

Happiness