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In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives his Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

Inventions

11 of the best Google Chrome extensions to make your life easier

Chrome's web store is full of little digital gadgets to help make your web browsing simpler, more productive, and more enjoyable. Here are our top …

Google Chrome

12 Simple Habits That Will Make Your Professional Life and Personal Life Better

Nice guys (and gals) don't finish last.<p>I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me.<p>It's sad and strange to think about now. Over time, I've been fortunate …

Relationships

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

The 10 Best (and Worst) Best Song Oscar-Winners of All Time

From 'Over the Rainbow' to 'It's Hard Out There for a Pimp,' the Best Song category's cream of the crop – and bottom of the barrel<p>The magic of the …

What is the best Oscar-winning film of all time?

Casablanca? The Godfather? Moonlight? Or another contender? Our chief critic picks the greatest of 10 all-time classics to win best picture – and reveals the reader’s champion<p>The best film! Of all the awards, this is the one most drenched in glory – and hubris. It comes at the end of a long night, …

Marlon Brando

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkein's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

17 Best Podcasts for Photographers

Whether you’re looking to stay up-to-date on the latest gear, need some inspiration, or want to build a better photo business, there’s a podcast on …

Google Play

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

22+ Epic Long Exposure Experiments

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best long exposure photos in the Long Exposure Experiments Photo contest with chances to win …

13 gut-bustingly funny books to get you through tough times

Books to make you laugh out loud

Books

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17 Recipes Loaded With Melted Cheese, Because You're Worth It

There’s a common thread among most of our favorite foods. Grilled cheese, pizza, mac and cheese, they’re all loaded with melted cheese. That’s what we’re really trying to get more of when we eat these foods. Cheese is a godsend in its solid form, but when it falls apart under heat it becomes …

Cooking

From Toy Story to Psycho: the 100 greatest films of all time

Watch Google show off a bunch of new Assistant features coming soon

Google Assistant is about to get a lot smarter in how it speaks to you, understands you, and sees the world. Google engineer Behshad Behzadi gave us a peek at some of the assistant’s improved natural language understanding and computer vision at Google Developer Days in Krakow, Poland this …

10 best home design apps and home improvement apps for Android

Home improvement and home design are big deals. They can cost as little as a few bucks and a few hours. Sometimes, they can cost upwards of thousands of dollars and take months to implement. Your smartphone can’t spend the money or do the work for you. However, smartphones can help you with some …

Apps

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

The A to Z of Photography: Aperture

Together with shutter speed and ISO, the aperture setting on your camera is one of the three fundamental elements of exposure. Not only that, but …

Firefox 8.0 for iOS Brings New Tab Experience, Night Mode, and QR Code Reader

Mozilla has released Firefox 8.0 for iOS with several notable new features including a Night Mode, a built-in QR code reader, and a redesigned tab experience.<p>Changes to the web browser's tabs mean users now see recently visited sites whenever they open up a new one, combined with highlights from …

Software

Learn These Landscape Composition Techniques and Take Your Photography to the Next Level (VIDEO)

Photographer and author Bryan Peterson has said, “There is no better time to crop a bad composition than just before you press the shutter release.” …

Review: Google Photo Books

Last fall, in an unlikely attempt at thoughtfulness, I created a photo book as a birthday present for my wife. It damn near killed me.<p>The final …

4 Superb Sensors for a More Automated Home

Smart Homes

17 Non-Apple Mac Tools Every User Needs to Have

Mac has long been touted as one of the best operating systems available to computer users. Right of the assembly line, macOS comes loaded with a …

Software

Find hope for humanity in this video of 65,000 people singing “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Counteracting the current mind-set that everything is terrible, some 65,000 fans waiting for the sold-out Green Day concert in London’s Hyde Park on …

Bohemian Rhapsody

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life | Inc.com

The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable research, we recognize its profound impact on society.<p>What scientists of the movement have discovered is that practices like compassion, gratitude, positive thinking, resilience, …

Positive Thinking

Mindmapping: The Most Useful Software You Don't Have | Inc.com

I can only speak for the software I use, Freeplane. Besides basic mindmapping, it has some bells and whistles but I haven't used them yet. I recommend Freeplane, though I can't compare it with alternatives since I haven't used them.<p>It's also free software that runs on Linux, Mac, and Windows.<p>How it …

Software

The New Guide To Learning Photography – The Old One Was Backwards

Familiarize yourself with your camera, learn the exposure triangle, learn composition rules, and then learn everything else (visual story telling, …

Storytelling