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9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Self-improvement

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

300 free wallpapers that will breathe new life into your iPhone (or Android phone)

Well, I suppose it was inevitable. Late last week I wrote a quick post about how I make my iPhone look so much better than yours. Long story short, …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

How to Stop Hackers From Taking Over Your Computer

Grayson Barnes had just started working at his father’s law firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma when a note popped-up on one of the computer screens. It informed …

7 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

We all could benefit from learning how to be kinder, calmer, and more compassionate.<p>When it comes to talking about intelligence, someone’s intelligence quotient (IQ) is usually what comes to mind; however, there is another type of intelligence that’s often overlooked but equally important: your …

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything

Regardless of the destination, this will help you get there.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, …

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How This Guy Grew a Company to 7 Figures in 2 Years

For those who survive, the benefits of entrepreneurship are enormous and well worth the difficulties they face on the road to success.<p>Starting a company is challenging. Coming up with a winning idea, sourcing capital, registering the company, getting official papers, hiring staff, developing a …

Entrepreneurship

Photogenic Cat Masters the Art of Taking Purrfect Selfies

If the Instagram account @yoremahm proves anything, it’s that humans aren’t the only ones taking hilarious selfies—cats can, too! A grey tabby known as Manny the Selfie Cat has snapped many pictures of himself against the backdrop of a rugged Arizona outdoors. His picture-purrfect selfies rarely …

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4 Exercises to Do When You Haven't Worked Out in Forever

It's the simplest and least boring way to get back into it.<p>If you and your gym have been on a break for an immeasurable about of time, you don't have to beeline for the elliptical and subsequently die of boredom to redeem yourself.<p>Just practice these four moves, designed by NYC-based fitness …

The Better Way to Do Bicycle Crunches

Instantly upgrade this old-school abs exercise by adding a bench. Here's how to program it into your workout<p>You’ve probably done bicycle crunches before—but have you ever done them on a bench?<p>Performing the exercise while elevated allows your legs to move more freely and your hips to travel through …

25 Modern Bathroom Ideas to Create a Clean Look

Since the bathroom is often thought of as one of the most valuable rooms in your home, it’s only natural to want to think long and hard about how to …

Windows 10’s secret Xbox setting makes game streaming look way better

Xbox One game streaming to Windows 10 PCs is one of the best features of the new operating system. While Microsoft has a variety of settings that will suit a home network bandwidth, there's a secret one hidden away that unlocks the full potential of Xbox One streaming. Reddit users have uncovered a …

8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having the Life You Want

Every generation has a "monoculture" of sorts, a governing pattern or system of beliefs that people unconsciously accept as "truth." It's easy to identify the monoculture of Germany in the 1930s, or America in 1776. It's clear what people at those times, in those places, accepted to be "good" and …

The biggest stars on YouTube make huge incomes ... yet they can't keep the vast majority of it

He even made a video specifically to address the haters who felt that he was somehow overpaid.<p>The interesting thing about YouTube revenue, however, is how little of it the stars themselves get to keep. YouTube keeps a 45% cut of any ad revenue gathered by one of your videos. And that's before taxes …

Bungie Bans Hundreds Of Players From 'Destiny' For Cheating

Bungie, makers of the immensely popular video game “Destiny”, has always been fairly good at listening to the needs and concerns of its players of its games, and one thing they’ve been constantly complaining about is the issue of lag in the competitive multiplayer modes of the game. And today the …

Windows 10: Microsoft faces criticism over privacy

From personalised ads in Solitaire to an address book-reading personal assistant, some users are unhappy with Windows 10’s approach to privacy<p>Windows 10 is under attack over default settings which users say compromise their privacy, just days after the operating system’s successful launch saw more …

Windows 10

Sexists are worse at video games, study suggests

That study, performed by Kasumovic Lab, was intended to scientifically test whether "female-initiated disruption of a male hierarchy incites hostile behavior from poor performing males who stand to lose the most status."<p>In plain English: If a man is really bad at something, from work to playing …

How to choose Apple Music or Spotify in one infographic

Now that Apple Music is on every iPhone, it's time to see how the on-demand streaming service stacks up against its main competitor, Spotify.<p>You can get our full comparison of Apple Music vs. Spotify here, but check out this handy infographic for a quick breakdown of the features you get on each …

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

Making a Career out of Muay Thai

Photos by Lindsey Newhall<p>Ley was 16 when he first stepped onto foreign soil. The flight to Singapore had been short—he'd left his native Thailand only hours before. He wheeled his luggage through the terminal and surveyed the city outside. It was to be his home for the next six weeks. His gym in …

Adblocking And The End Of Big Advertising

I have a confession to make as an internet writer: I block ads. It’s not a habit I formed recently – I have pretty much blocked ads my entire life, in every medium that I can. In middle school, I bought the first-generation TiVo in order to skip television ads (my mother may have helped with this …

Microsoft built a fun tool that guesses your age

Today at Microsoft BUILD the company showed off a tiny tool that guesses your age based on a photo, built to demo the capabilities of Azure.<p>All you need to do is upload a photo and the tool will analyze your face to guess your age. On the first attempt for me, how-old.net overshot by far too much …

Google fights phishing with a new Chrome extension

No matter how sophisticated your security is, the biggest risk is always the same: users clicking the wrong links and submitting their passwords to the wrong websites. It's a tricky problem to solve, but Google has a new idea about how to fight it. Today, the company is unveiling a new Chrome …

Uber Is Testing A Breathalyzer Station That Hails Drunk Drivers Free Rides

"You drink, we drive."

Arrange Your iPhone Icons Any Way You Want With Makeovr

One of the biggest gripes I have with the iPhone 6 Plus is that there’s no way to permanently bring my homescreen icons closer to the bottom of the giant screen. With Makeovr, a new web app, there’s finally a way.<p>Makeovr is fairly straightforward; take a screenshot of an empty page of your …

Sex without the Pill? There's an app for that!

Fertility awareness mobile apps are reinventing the rhythm approach by adding precision and detail to calendar-based efforts to monitor a woman's hormonal cycle. Although the new method is far from foolproof, it's increasingly popular in Europe and is being tested in parts of the developing world, …

Apps

Twitch Announces TwitchCon for September in San Francisco

Twitch announced today during a livestream that it would be holding its own conference, TwitchCon, on September 25 – 26 in San Francisco.<p>The company describes the conference as “an interactive convention for broadcasters and viewers alike to meet each other, learn how to take your Twitch game to …