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5 cheap (or free) ways to go on a meditation retreat

If the thing preventing you from packing up your comfiest leggings and going on a meditation retreat is the price tag, before you resign yourself to …

29 photos that capture the magic of golden hour

Photographers know that golden hour, the time shortly after sunrise and just before sunset, produces warm, glowing light that’s ideal for any genre …

Landscape Photography

The best men's haircut for every face shape

We have a recommendation: instead of just saying "the same as last time" or "the usual," take into account your face shape for a brand-new hairstyle. Some styles look better or worse based on your face shape, and this infographic — based on the one our friends at Men's Hairstyles Today put together …

Hair

9 Ways to Start a Company in 48 Hours | Inc.com

<i>By Kasey Kaplan, co-founder and president of Urban FT.</i><p>Can you start a company in 48 hours? You bet. You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry. Keep in mind, this advice is only on how to get started. As you go, you will need to productize, optimize, upgrade and possibly fund …

Marketing

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It

“How do I find my purpose?”<p>Ever since Daniel Gulati, Oliver Segovia, and I published <i>Passion & Purpose</i> six years ago, I’ve received hundreds of questions — from younger and older people alike — about purpose. We’re all looking for purpose. Most of us feel that we’ve never found it, we’ve lost it, or …

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

‘I’m Back’ is a New Digital Back for Old 35mm Cameras

I’m Back is a new device that promises to “bring back” analog cameras by giving them the ability to shoot digital photos and video.<p>It works by …

Why Web Designers Need to Understand SEO

We covered a lot of topics on web design and user experience here on The Design Mag. User experience is the primary focus of web and app design …

SEO

A High School Is Investigating After A Racist Video By Teen Girls Went Viral

It appears the teens were repeatedly yelling "Serggin cuff" and then used a social media app to rewind it, making it sound like "Fuck niggers."<p>The Weber High School students are juniors and seniors and three of them are on the cheerleading team, said Lane Findlay, a spokesman for the school …

Social Media

Opinion: Working at Google seemed like a dream job. The reality has been a pointless nightmare.

The banner atop the Google Careers portal caught my eye back when I was one of 3 million hungry applicants: "Do Cool Things That Matter." It speaks at once of the tech industry's casual hipness and its passionate purpose. It spoke to me.<p>But while it probably describes some jobs at Google, it hardly …

Employment

This Study of 300,000 People Reveals the 1 Secret to Living a Longer, Healthier Life | Inc.com

Want to live longer? Make close friends -- because research shows that friends can affect your health even more than family. The 2005 Australian Longitudinal Study of Aging found that close relationships with children and other relatives had very little impact on how long you live, but people with …

InterAct

Pixel 2 and 2 XL review—The best Android phone you can buy

Google brings the best software, an amazing camera, great performance, and fast updates.<p>Welcome to year two of Google Hardware. In 2016, Google …

Phones

Why emotional intelligence is key in the digital age

But the definition of happiness can be misunderstood - often it is seen as the presence of positive emotions and the absence of negative ones, which can lead to work cultures that pressure people into faking positive emotions. Research has shown this "faking" can result in long-term physical and …

The most secretive startup in tech just raised another $500 million

We know very little of Magic Leap. And yet, it continues to be on a path toward greatness.<p>The augmented reality company just closed on $502 million …

Account Suspended

What does it take to write and publish a book? Fire in the belly

When I decided to write my book, many years ago, I was committed. I had what I called “<i>Fire in the Belly</i>.” That is what it took for me to stay with it. I had passion and conviction that the story was important. It was history that had never been public. I needed to set the record straight, and I …

Here's Why Anyone Will Be Able to Develop a Computer Program 5 Years from Now | Inc.com

These days, while our grandparents struggle endearingly to send a text message or compose an email, we struggle to remember that the use of computers and smartphones wasn't always intuitive.<p>Though we understand on an intellectual level that such objects are foreign to them, it's hard to …

High School

3 Cost-Effective Ways to Quickly Validate Your Startup Idea

Ready to become an industry-leading problem solver? Use these three strategies to find a solid product-market fit.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When the fitness wearables craze hit, everyone wanted a piece of the pie. But as Jawbone and others discovered, the market …

Google's Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

Oh good.<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs.<p>Now, Google has …

Physicists may finally understand the spatial dimensions in our universe

Back to the Beginning<p>An international team of scientists has come up with a new explanation for why space occupies three dimensions. The theory …

These solar-powered homes push the limits of sustainable living

Impressive!<p>Since 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy has hosted the Solar Decathlon, a collegiate international competition that challenges students to build full-size, solar-powered houses. As the residential solar industry matures, with constant innovation in home batteries, energy-generating …

Want to Be More Productive at Work? Stop Doing this During Your Commute | Inc.com

What did you listen to on your way into work this morning?<p>If you're like most, you weren't in conversation with someone else. We seem to universally despise the notion of chatting with strangers on the train, bus, or in the carpool.<p>If you're not using public transportation, you're typically either …

Commuting

27 Leaders and Experts You Should Follow to Help Build Your Business on the Side

Check out these books, podcasts and video series if you want to turn your side hustle into a major business.<p>Entrepreneur while still 20<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's not easy to build a business on the side, and you don't have a lot of time to for trial and error …

Here’s Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making Money from Cryptocurrency incl. Bitcoin: $15

Forget stocks and commodities — cryptocurrency is where the real gains are happening right now. The #1 Cryptocurrency Investment Course: A Step-By-Step Guide helps you make money from the likes of Bitcoin and Ethereum, with 4.5 hours of video tutorials. You can start learning now for <b>$15</b> (Orig. …

Cryptocurrency

How This Entrepreneur Built His Side Hustle Into a Big-Time Business

Oliver Kenyon could have been satisfied with his early career trajectory, but he wanted more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When people ask me, “Adam, how did you become successful?” I know that they’re really asking, “How can <i>I</i> become successful?” I also know that …

How to Write Well: 10 Timeless Rules From Legendary Ad Exec David Ogilvy

Writing is easy. Most people can do it. If you’re reading this, you can write.But can you write <i> well</i>? Does your writing connect with people? Does it …

Creative Writing

Microsoft's most ambitious bet is about to face a huge real-world test

Once viewed as an imperialist tech superpower, Microsoft is now considered a gentle giant willing to partner up with anyone and everyone.<p>From releasing more Android and iPhone apps, to making its flagship technologies available on competing platforms like Linux, Microsoft is much more open than it …

The World Is Setting You Up To Fail - How To Fight Back

Struggling to succeed? There are several traps the modern world is laying in your mind which are holding you back. Find out what they are and fight …

Schadenfreude

HIIT Workout - How to Get a Six Pack Quickly Without a Gym Membership

A quality <b>HIIT workout</b>, combined with a good nutrition plan is crucial when it comes to getting a flat stomach. If you want to know how to get a six …