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15 jaw-dropping predictions for workers over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>“Genius clubs” to channel older workers’ talents. Mandatory retirement — at 80. A …

The 20 Best Netflix Original Movies

The platform's put out daring documentaries, riveting dramas, and quality comedies. We ranked the best of 'em by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic</i> …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

Breakfast

This Summertime Berry Buckle Is So Delicious And Fresh

Summer berries = yes.<p>½ cup butter, softened<p>½ cup sugar<p>¼ cup brown sugar<p>3 eggs<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1½ cups flour<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ teaspoon baking powder<p>4½ cups mixed berries (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries)<p>Powdered sugar<p>1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.<p>2. Grease a 9-inch cake …

Dessert

How Did I Not Know About Pork Gyros?

You can go your whole life not realizing that pipe cleaners were once used to clean pipes or that there is an arrow hidden in the logo for FedEx, between the E and the X. I know someone who was 30 before she grasped that the Sundance Institute was named for Robert Redford’s role in “Butch Cassidy …

BBQ

7 Ways To Be An Everyday Leader

You are a leader.<p>You just might not know it yet.<p>Too often, we hear “leader” and think of the politician running a country; the CEO piloting a Fortune 500 company; the activist spearheading a social movement; or the celebrity championing the latest trend. These are usually the leaders in the …

28 Toxic Thoughts Successful People Refuse to Believe | Inc.com

Have you ever thought about all the businesses that do not exist because someone with a great idea didn't feel smart enough or worthy enough to pursue it? I constantly wonder if the next life-changing company is sitting in the mind of someone who believes the self-limiting thoughts they tell …

Self-improvement

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone | Inc.com

There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own abilities to guide you through your most …

Self-improvement

Escape into the glass rivers and lakes of these beautiful wood tables

If getting lost in a coffee table sounds improbable, you may change your mind once you see these beautiful furnishings. Artist and designer Greg …

Furniture

5 Daily Habits of People Who Age Well (Warning: Diet and Exercise Are Not Enough) | Inc.com

"All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower and ran with it to her mother. I suppose she must have looked rather delightful, for Mrs. …

Telomere

Here's How To Grocery Shop Once And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Keep your stomach and your wallet full.

10 Easy Dinner Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

A recipe that the <i>entire</i> family loves is priceless — mainly because you won’t hear “I’m hungry” five minutes after clearing the table. From Grilled Chicken Fajitas to Turkey Burgers, these easy recipes will become some of you’re most requested. The best part? They’ve all been tested, perfected and …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

How Indian Startup Belong Is Using Machine Learning Algorithms To Hire Smarter For Companies

For a long time, hiring in India (or for that matter anywhere in the world) meant candidates would have to be active on job portals and scout through the various jobs listed. It would then be up to the recruiter of a company to go through all the CVs and schedule interviews with potential …

Machine Learning

13 TED Talks that can teach you how to live a happier life

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>From the beginning of time, philosophers and researchers alike have pondered how humans can achieve ultimate bliss, and thankfully, some of them have appeared on the TED stage to share their findings.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and …

10 Creativity Apps I Used the Most in 2016 | Inc.com

Your creativity is your ability to generate ideas that are novel and useful, whether for business, art, or other areas. However, to implement your creative ideas, you need tools. I use many helpful apps to let my creative ideas materialize.<p>The criteria for selecting the apps for the following list …

Apps

Religious thoughts trigger reward systems like love, drugs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most Americans, about 89%, say they believe in God, and some have felt God's presence while listening to a sermon or sensed time stand still while they were in deep prayer or meditation.<p>Now, a new study shows through functional MRI scans that such religious and spiritual experiences can be …

The Brain

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

The Brain

15 Phone Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

How to plan for the worst, prevent insane fees, and make the MOST out of your device.<p>You're going to want to keep these three goals in mind:<p>* Have a plan if your phone gets stolen or lost.<p>* Prevent insane roaming fees.<p>* Make the most of your phone's capabilities with offline maps, translators, etc. …

Apps

Student Loan Debt: Is College Tuition Worth the Cost?

<i>By Charlene Oldham, Contributor</i><p>As many 2016 high school graduates prepare for college, many students are wondering if they should go to college at all. Statistics have long shown college graduates out earn those with lower levels of education. But the answer to the question of whether higher …

College & University

20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

17 quirky interview questions these CEOs and execs always make sure to ask job candidates

Top executives don't always have the time to interview every job candidate. But when they do, they want to make sure they ask the right questions.<p>What's a good interview question?<p>There's no textbook play here, but according to these CEOs and executives mostly interviewed by the New York Times' Adam …

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Yes, You Should Wash Your Jeans. Here's the Right Way to Do It.

Because freezing them doesn't do a damn thing.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><i>Hi! Why do my jeans smell like milk?</i><p><i>Let me start with an admission that I am not a Clean Person. I'm an</i> …

Clothing

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

8 Great Ways to Make Money Without a Degree

Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, only 46 percent of college students actually finish their degrees. Research also shows that college graduates …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

50 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget

You don't have to be rich to live the good life.<p>You don’t have to wait until you’re raking in the big bucks to live the rich life. Instagram-worthy …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …