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This is The Best Way to Easily Improve Your Life, Backed by Research

Research suggests that more than 40 percent of the actions we take each day are habitual (1).<p>That means that almost that half the time you’re doing …

The Tesla Semi and minibus will be unveiled in 2017, Elon Musk confirms

Tesla released its second quarter earnings this evening, and during the subsequent investor call CEO Elon Musk put a more specific timetable on the company’s recentlyannounced plans for making an electric semi truck and minibus. The company now plans to unveil the new vehicles in early to mid 2017, …

13 Brilliant Gadgets and Tools to Help Stress Management | Inc.com

Do you struggle with too much stress? That almost seems like a trick question. These days, most of us seem to be battling stress most of the time. And as we know, stress can literally kill you. Stress will also spread to the people who work with you, so that soon, your entire workplace will feel …

4 Reasons Designers Make the Best Bosses

4 reasons why designers can make the best bosses and help a company thrive.<p>Here's my designers-as-leaders quandary in two simple parts:<p>More than ever we need designers running things.<br>• Iconic designers tend to be terrible at running things.<p>You see my dilemma. And I point it out with all the love and …

Curvy Kate 'Scantilly' Lingerie Campaign Celebrates The Beauty In Diversity

Because all women should be represented in fashion.<p>Curvy Kate has launched one of the world’s most inclusive underwear campaigns for its latest …

10 logos that make clever use of negative space

The human brain is a wonderful device. When there's something missing in a scene, it tries to fill in what's not there and make sense of it. And if …

5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

Currently, a quarter of all employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization describes stress as the “global health epidemic of the 21st century.” Many of us now work in constantly …

How A Toronto-Based Storytelling App Is Becoming A Hollywood Idea Factory

Having established itself as a critical part of movie-marketing campaigns, Wattpad is now looking to produce its own entertainment.<p>For a few years now, the Toronto-based storytelling app Wattpad has been a crucial piece of Hollywood marketing. After all, with a monthly audience of over 45 million …

Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain

Conventional wisdom suggests it may well be easier to learn a second language as a child than as an adult. But for adults who do take the linguistic leap, what sort of factors influence how well they acquire another tongue?<p>In a new study published this week by the Proceedings of the National …

30+ Best Infographic Templates for Illustrator

Infographics give you a way to represent information in a graphic format, designed to make it more understandable, relatable, and engaging. But they …

Ryan Reynolds Put Forth Maximum Effort To Get Bea Arthur In ‘Deadpool’

Six-time Academy Award viewer Ryan Reynolds was willing to put his money where his Merc with the mouth is to get a Bea Arthur reference in <i>Deadpool</i>. The film was made on a relatively shoestring budget of $58 million, with Fox turning down character after character for being “too expensive” until …

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5 Things That Will Happen To Your Brain When You Dance

Those of you who like to get your groove on on the dance floor will probably be surprised to find out that you are doing yourself a world of good. …

How Napping Changes Your Brain That Makes You More Creative

Do you find that by the afternoon you are getting weary and losing focus? You may even find yourself starting to nod off. Chances are you need a good …

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …

6 Key Ways Design Thinkers Approach Problems

How design thinkers think.<p>Design thinking is a popular strategy for solving thorny problems, both inside and outside the business world. Countless articles detail how to do it. This is not one of those posts. This is a look at how veterans of the process <i>think</i>: what goes on in their minds when they …

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and 500 of his employees use this simple technique to reduce stress

At Salesforce, CEO Marc Benioff runs a company that employs 22,000 people and will do $8.3 billion in revenue this year. Business Insider's Matt Rosoff asked him what he does to deal with the stress of his job, and the answer was surprisingly simple: "mindfulness."<p>"I have a mindfulness practice, …

There Are More Than 2.5 Million Miles Of Dirt Roads In Tesla's Largest Markets

When Peter Cordaro drove down a Pennsylvania dirt road in search of morel mushrooms, he didn’t know he would find national fame instead. Driving through a pothole in his 2013 Tesla Model S, he heard a loud crack. “The front of the car just dropped,” Cordaro told the New York Times. “The left front …

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How one app helped me avoid hours in line at the airport

Returning home from overseas after TNW Europe, I had to pass through Chicago’s O’Hare airport before making my way to Portland. If not for a pretty terrible app, I’d have missed my connection and been stranded.<p>After a 9 hour flight from Amsterdam, the flight crew announced that customs was a bit …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Bryan Thompson was hard at work on an industry-disrupting car project when he was told to get to San Francisco to show it to Steve Jobs<p>The email had one subject line: “Steve Jobs.”<p>A few hours later, Bryan Thompson was on a plane to San Francisco to meet up with the rest of his small team who’d been …

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10 Ways to Be More Mindful at Work

fatumwr/Adobe StockMindfulness may seem like a great idea, but how do you become more mindful in the context of a busy work day? You may have emails, …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

The 5 coolest things at Augmented World Expo 2016

Augmented World Expo has swelled and transformed over the years, boasting a cool 4,000 attendees in 2016, up from around 3,000 last year. The …

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How Electric Vehicles Can Boost New Markets

We “know” why we should drive electric cars – they’re non-polluting, right? The fallacies of that argument aside (plenty of electric cars are …

The stealthy, Eric Schmidt-backed startup that’s working to put Hillary Clinton in the White House

An under-the-radar startup funded by billionaire Eric Schmidt has become a major technology vendor for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, underscoring the bonds between Silicon Valley and Democratic politics.<p>The Groundwork, according to Democratic campaign operatives and technologists, is …

Google’s computers are creating songs. Making music may never be the same.

Google has launched a project to use artificial intelligence to create compelling art and music, offering a reminder of how technology is rapidly changing what it means to be a musician, and what makes us distinctly human.<p>Google’s Project Magenta, announced Wednesday, aims to push the state of the …

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These traits made Steve Jobs a smart leader, according to his right-hand man

<i>Ken Segall is a creative director who has a long history with Apple and NeXT. This is an excerpt from his book "Think Simple," which is out June 7.</i><p>Leading Apple's retail group from its inception through more than three hundred Apple Store openings, Ron Johnson logged countless hours of quality time …

Elon Musk thinks we should insert 'neural laces' into our brains so we can become cyborgs

Elon Musk never seems shy to share his concerns about artificial intelligence. In August 2014, he tweeted that the technology was "potentially more dangerous than nukes." Speaking to students from MIT a few months later, Musk expanded on that view and took it one step further, calling AI "our …