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U.S. close to suspending Syria talks with Russia as Aleppo battle rages

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States is close to suspending talks with Russia on a ceasefire in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, as the Kremlin vowed to press on with an assault on the city of Aleppo.<p>A boy walks amid damaged buildings in the rebel held area of …

3D-printed 'hyperelastic bone' could be the future of reconstructive surgery

New material is promising, but has yet to be tested in humans<p>A new synthetic material called hyperelastic bone, or HB, could be "the next breakthrough" in reconstructive surgery, new research shows. The HB can be implanted under the skin as a scaffold for new bone to grow on, or used to replace …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On ThisᅡᅠInstead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

Wall Street

Five must-read business books for ambitious entrepreneurs

Members of the Small Business Connect community suggest the best books for entrepreneurs and describe the lessons they took away from each.<p>1. <i>The E Myth</i>, by Michael Gerber<p>“As a chef who’s set up a business, for me this book brought home the importance of realising that having a passion for doing …

Orgasmic Meditation Is a Thing—Here's What You Need to Know

When I first heard the term "orgasmic meditation," also known as "OM" for short, I pictured people sitting in a circle chanting "Om" until they somehow orgasmed. As it turns out, this practice is far from what it sounds like.<p>In reality, orgasmic meditation is when a woman lies down naked from the …

The Ultimate Working From Home Guide

<b>Amazon.com Inc.</b><p>Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) employs more than 500,000 workers around the world, many of them reporting to work from their home offices. …

Work from Home

Reminder: Get The Complete Computer Science Bundle For $39

Just a quick reminder for our readers that we still have a great deal on the Complete Computer Science Bundle in our deals store and you can save a …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Motivation (Even When You Don't Feel Like Working)

I tend to wake up early and do my best work while the sun is up. Whenever I try to work late at night, I find I'm less focused and I have trouble …

5 self-help books to help you master money

Money – A Love Story, by Kate Northrup<p>I love money. But Kate Northrup made me realise that I didn't love money in the right way. Money is like any …

4 Surprising Ways to Build Wealth

Insider tips on living within your means -- and planning for the future.<p>You likely already know the standard advice about building wealth: Live below …

Bruce Lee’s Daughter Shares Her Father’s Philosophy of Learning

“Learning is discovering, uncovering what is there in us.”<p><i>“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,”</i> Nietzsche wrote in his timeless treatise on education and the journey of becoming who you are. Albert Einstein, in a letter of advice to his young …

This Is When Being Uber Productive Can Be a Very Bad Thing

There's no point in being blindly productive if it's out of control.<p>When you're running a startup, the easiest thing to do is get caught up in being "productive" without actually producing anything. It happens to founders all the time, and it's invariably disastrous. It usually occurs when there's …

MIT Professor Calls Out the Biggest Lies Told About Entrepreneurs

Stop saying entrepreneurs are born or that they're the smartest people in the room. Many of those 'truths' are myths, says Bill Aulet, author of 'Disciplined Entrepreneurship.'<p>I recently asked a question to my social media followers: "Are you born an entrepreneur or can you learn to be one?"<p>I …

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff relies on the same Zen Buddhist concept that propelled Steve Jobs to success

Benioff calls this approach to business "beginner's mind." It's a concept from Zen Buddhism, and it describes constantly seeing the world anew, as if you didn't know anything about it.<p>The Forbes profile is hardly the first time Benioff has spoken about his beginner's mind. Earlier in 2016, for …

Zen

Your Social Media Network Has No Value

If you are active on social media, you know that the name of the game is building your Network. I mean…I guess that’s why you are doing it? But …

5 simple habits that will make you a more positive person

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Coast Guard

4 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits …

Investing For Beginners: Four Smart Ways to Invest Your Money

You may think that you have to be rich in order to begin investing funds, but the truth is that with as little as 50 dollars you can begin putting money into investments that will get you a return. Not all investors place their money in the stock market. There are countless ways to invest money …

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

There’s no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and working my 10-13 hours a day, I am in constant need of motivation. …

How To Have A Positive Cash Flow Income Property

Positive cash-flow is the number one most important thing when owning a rental property. Investors should make positive cash flow their priority when …

‘King Coal’ is being dethroned in the US

During the first six months of 2016, US coal production was down a staggering 28 percent compared to 2015, and down 33 percent compared to 2014.<p>For the first time ever, natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electricity generation last year and remains that way.<p>Over the past five …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

And don’t worry—creating a personal bullet journal isn’t as overwhelming as it seems on Instagram.<p>Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of …

Productivity

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're familiar with cognitive distortion or cognitive bias, these psychology terms teach us that there are …

Top 10

Seven Documentaries That Changed How We Interact With Our Planet

Our planet is in trouble. The effects of human impact on the planet are already visible with the melting of ice sheets, increased CO2 in the atmosphere, the potential of a megafauna extinction, and massive garbage patches floating in our oceans. It can all be pretty overwhelming.<p>So what can we do …

Documentaries

13 Books That Should Be on Every Startup Founder’s Summer Reading List

There’s so much to read, it can often be overwhelming to know exactly where to start. Not to mention when you’re busy running a company. That’s why …

5 Technologies for 2031

Today, in 2016, we have largely mastered the virtual world of information. By 2031, we will have begun to master the physical world as well. Related …

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …