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Fall asleep faster and sleep better with this expert advice

Hooray! You’re finally getting seven hours of sleep. But how you’re sleeping feels kind of random. One night, you’re in bed by 11 p.m. and sleep until 6 a.m. The next night, you’re in bed by 1 a.m., sleep an extra hour and then take a nap later. But the important thing is that you’re getting enough …

Sleep

7 Financial Mistakes People Make According To A Guy Who Manages Millions

Investing is a complex and challenging issue. There are lots of experts who claim to know the best-guaranteed investment strategy and the best way to structure investments for secure and optimal growth. But unfortunately for the average investor, it is rarely so black and white and even veterans of …

Investing

6 Leadership Lessons I Hope Millennials Will Consider (I Didn't, And It Cost Me)

Boy, I wish I knew about these before I hit 30. Live and learn.<p>While this article may resemble yet another listicle to hack your way to leadership glory, quite frankly, it has a personal testimony attached. They are laser accounts of how I reinvented myself as a leader.<p>I'm not tooting my own horn. …

Leadership

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Learning

Want to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape? Science Says Do 1 Thing First

Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.<p>Americans spend a ton of money on diet and exercise--health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue--in spite of the fact that most of us have …

Fitness

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

Emotional Intelligence

3 Surprising Habits of Smart Investors

Image source: Getty Images.<p>We all want our portfolios to grow as briskly as possible, and every time we make a bone-headed move, causing our nest eggs to shrink or falter in their growth, we may wish we were better at investing. We would all be well served by looking at successful investors and …

Leadership And The 7 I’s For Influencing Others | Inc.com

One of the most important aspects of being an effective leader is the ability to influence others to believe in the mission and the results you want to achieve. In the SEAL teams, when we were down range on deployments to some of the most dangerous places on Earth we had some tough missions to …

Leadership

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

Every parent wants their kids to be successful. It is the purest wish a parent can have. Making this wish a reality is an entirely different …

Juno’s Triumphant Night

After completing a high-risk maneuver, NASA’s spacecraft is officially in the gas giant’s orbit—and humankind is closer to Jupiter than ever before.<p>Scientists and space enthusiasts celebrated late Monday night as the spacecraft Juno successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit after five years and 1.7 …

Astronomy

Canada joins mission that aims to uncover mysteries of the deep ocean

Canada is joining a new mission to research Earth's most unexplored frontier: the deep ocean.<p>A Department of Fisheries and Oceans research vessel is part of a team assembled by the Nekton marine research foundation to explore areas off Bermuda, Nova Scotia and in the Sargasso Sea – located in the …

Canada

School of life: why travel is the best teacher

Travel is a force for good: it broadens our mind, develops cultural empathy and gives us a better understanding of the world. We travel with our children because we believe these experiences not only improve their social skills but are key to helping them become decent global citizens.<p>There’s more …

Teaching

Could Brain Research From The Past 15 Years Really Be Wrong?

A major discovery (and not the good kind) can mean that up to 40,000 research studies about how the brain functions published over the past 15 years could go out the window. There has been a bug (and not the insect kind) in the software used to create functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) …

The Brain

Crows never forget a face. I should know – I’m assaulted by them daily

<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>It’s not a murder of crows; more like attempted murder.<p>Two birds come screaming out of the sun, black talons flashing. One of them veers in from the left, distracting me, …

Nature

6 Simple Storage DIYs That Will Instantly Make Your Home More Organized

<i>By: Mady Dahlstrom, Senior Editor for Porch.com</i><p>Are you tired of looking at your messy bathroom or cluttered kitchen? These six storage ideas will keep you organized and help you make the most out of every room in your home. From under the kitchen sink to clearing out your bathroom cabinets, these …

Storage Ideas

How to Measure Your Emotional Intelligence and Become a Better Leader | Inc.com

Originally published by <b>Daniel Goleman</b> on LinkedIn: Measuring Your Emotional Intelligence<p>Emotional intelligence - how we manage ourselves and our relationships - marks high-performers and leaders in organizations around the world. This set of human skills matter enormously, in many ways. For …

Emotional Intelligence

Scientists Are About to Turn on a System That Converts Atmospheric CO2 Into Fuel

This sucks in all the right ways.<p>Most of the strategies we hear about when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions involve figuring out ways to …

Climate Change

This app builder is letting students turn their ideas into apps for free

“We just need a technical co-founder!” “We have the idea, we’re just trying to find a CS major to build it!”<p>In 2016, everyone and their mother has an idea for an app. This is especially true on college campuses, where starting an app has seemingly replaced beer pong as the most popular …

Apps

Float On

This police camera can spot drivers texting from nearly a mile away

Distracted driving is a massive problem. According to a 2009 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3,331 people were killed and …

Driverless Cars

The Beautiful Chaos of Crashing Waves

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has traveled the world chasing waves.<p>For the past five years, Shadbolt has been shooting surf and underwater …

Rio De Janeiro

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

Check out Mars tonight: It's closer to Earth than it has been in 11 years

As you wind down from your Memorial Day festivities tonight, take a minute to find Mars glowing yellow and bright in the eastern sky.<p>On the evening of May 30, the Red Planet will come closer to Earth than it has in 11 years.<p>Because Mars and Earth are so close to each other tonight, our planetary …

Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit | Inc.com

Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed.<p>For example, research out of the University …

The Brain

The One Skill Most People Lack

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of widespread success -- but what happens when you’re pushed off track? …

Luxury Lifestyle

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

Public Speaking

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like me, I’m …

Motivation