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Smart home guide for beginners: Make your home more convenient to live in without spending lots of time or money

One way to build out a smart home is to buy lots of components—sensors, smart bulbs, security cameras, speakers, and whatnot—and connect them all to …

Home Automation

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

Trying too hard at work is not going to pay off, study finds

How hard should we try at work? Not too hard, a new international study analyzing the effects of work effort on health and career outcomes suggests. …

Employment

New Red Dead Redemption 2's Gameplay Trailer Revealed; Camp, Activities, And More Detailed

Rockstar Games has finally shown off a gameplay trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2, giving the many eager fans out there the first opportunity to see exactly what playing the sequel will be like when it launches in October. The video provides a deeper look at the game world, how players can interact …

Red Dead Redemption

12 Things That Destroy a First Impression Immediately

Research shows that the first impression is formed within 7 seconds of meeting somebody. If you have a job interview, the manager can make a decision …

Everything you ever wanted to know about vitamin D

Knowing your vitamin D levels might not be as important as you think.<p>In 2010, The New York Times called vitamin D the most talked-about supplement of the decade. Nearly 10 years later, the frenzy over the “sunshine vitamin” hasn’t died. Last year, the Times reported that millions of people are …

Vitamin D

On why your disagreeable employee is a strong hire

When you have an employee who questions your decisions, you can choose to see them as a negative grump, or you can follow the advice of famed …

Leadership

Morning Success Routines That Will Transform Your Life

As humans we are meant to be creators and makers.<p>It is in our DNA.<p>One of the biggest challenges though is just starting.<p>Beginning.<p>Because things get …

Success

Naked 360-degree body-scanning mirror tracks body transformations

San Francisco's Naked Labs has started shipping its 3D-scanning smart mirror with rotating scale. Connected to a mobile app, the Naked scales build …

San Francisco

5 science-backed strategies for being more likable to employers, romantic partners, and everyone in-between

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that someone likes you. Are you likable?<p>It doesn't matter if it's your crush, your boss, a new friend or your favorite barista.<p>It's possible that these three words are some of the most powerful in the English language:<p><i>I like you.</i><p>Okay, okay, I …

Body Language

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

Not Enough Time in the Day? Ask Yourself These 50 Tough Questions to Find Out Why

Poor time management isn't about a lack of time. It's about how you think about time.<p>Hands down, one of the most common problems faced by entrepreneurs is a "lack of time." Yet, how is it that some people achieve so much more than others when we all share the same 24 hours? It's not because they …

Time Management

Flipboard

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Facebook Ads

The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But what brings me even more joy is the creation of the perfect Rube Goldberg machine to deflect, swat, and conquer everything the information economy has …

Productivity

Harvard doctors say this neglected move is a better way to get strong abs than sit-ups

Sit-ups are so 2017.<p>If you're looking to tone your entire core and work your way to six-pack abs, the plank is the one move you should nail, the physicians at Harvard Medical School say. So the next time you get ready to roll out a yoga mat and lie on your back, take the reverse approach and hold …

Workouts

This Trick Helped Me Become A Much Stronger Negotiator

<i>What is your best negotiating trick? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic Inc., on Quora:</b><p>Baseball coaches often tell young players to stop …

Business Development

You've Got the Dreams but are You Doing the Work?

Planning out just one goal each day makes all the difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your dreams are as realistic as the work you’re willing to put in.<p><i>So how much work are you putting in?</i><p>You don’t have to do a lot, initially. But you do have to be consistent -- …

Motivation

The Looking Glass brings us closer than ever to Star Wars-like holograms

There are several reasons why 3D televisions failed, and one of them was the lack of 3D content. Well, there’s a new 3D “holographic display” in town …

Augmented Reality

The Real Secret to Working With 'Difficult' People

Difficult people are simply people who don't feel safe.<p><i>How do I get what I want from difficult people? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nicole Gravagna, PhD Neuroscientist,</b> …

Quora

How to Once and for All Rid Yourself of Career-Imposter Syndrome at Work

The solution to imposter syndrome for competent people is to get in touch with reality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How soon before they figure out that I’m not meant to be here?<p>I was promoted by a mistake.<p>I was hired because they forgot to ask one question that …

Self-improvement

Russia develops military exoskeleton to give soldiers superhuman capabilities

Any sci-fi flick or video game showing a futuristic battlefield is always filled with soldiers wearing advanced high-tech armor and all manner of …

Intel's 8th-gen desktop CPUs boost gaming and streaming speeds

Intel has launched its 8th-generation mainstream desktop chips, calling the flagship $359 Core i7-8700K its "best gaming desktop processor ever." The six-core, 12-thread 3.7GHz chip boosts <i>Gears of War 4</i> frame rates up to 25 percent compared to 7th-gen desktop chips. It can also do 4K video editing …

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

The 25 Most In-Demand Job Skills Right Now, According to LinkedIn

Looking for a new job? Depending on what line of work you’re in, you may want to brush up on your technical skills—or learn some new ones. LinkedIn …

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Small Business

Here's Why You Shouldn't Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Eager to get rid of your mortgage? Think twice before paying it off ahead of schedule.<p>More than half of Americans own their homes rather than rent, …

Personal Finance

Here's how much money you should have saved at every age

When it comes to savings, Americans are falling short. Nearly 70% of adults have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Retirement funds are …

Bride says ‘orgasm shot’ before the big day saved her sex life

A bride who had been stuck in a sexless relationship for seven years had an “orgasm shot” ahead of the big day to help her have multiple orgasms for …

Platelet-Rich Plasma

How we got our bootstrapped startup debt-free and profitable

<i>By Miles Burke, founder and CEO of 6Q.</i>In early 2015, we announced that we were building a SaaS employee survey product that helped track employee …

Profit