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Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

Meditation

A Big Social Security Change Is Coming in 2020, and You Probably Aren't Aware of It

This will have a noticeable impact on Social Security's ability to generate revenue.<p>Social Security is, for many retired Americans, a financial …

Retirement

How to Rock a Party Like an Extrovert When You’re an Introvert

When you’re an introvert, you view life a little differently. Going to a post-work happy hour or even a dinner party at a friend’s house can be the cause of serious dread. You value your alone time and often need to recharge after too many social commitments stack up on your calendar. Sure, you’d …

Body Language

The psychology of passwords: 'You won't change until you've been hacked'

We all know the risks of not changing our passwords – yet somehow it is never a priority. Louise Chunn explains why few people bother<p>You know you should; you know you must! But for some reason you just don’t ever seem to get around to changing your passwords. You could simply start using a password …

Procrastination

3 Crucial Skills For Leading Without Authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional teams, the criterion for the job of leader is changing. More and more people are assigned to leadership roles in which they have no positional …

Leadership

How to Finally Start Meditating (When You've Tried Before and Failed) | Inc.com

Meditation couldn't be hotter these days, so there's no doubt you've heard about its many benefits. But getting these benefits requires you not just to read articles about mindfulness or swear up and down to yourself that you're going to start a practice, but actually sit there and meditate each …

Meditation

How Can You Spot Great Leaders? This Is How They Manage Younger and Older Workers (Note the Difference) | Inc.com

Successful leaders recognize early on that certain challenges will emerge. How you choose to deal with each generational employee in the same office will have a critical effect on your relationship with your team.<p>The challenge is having the self-awareness (a component of emotional intelligence) to …

Employment

Do This 1 Thing to Immediately Become Happier, Healthier, and More Successful | Inc.com

Desperately wanting, or needing a specific outcome in any given circumstance--to the point of stressing out about it--is harmful to your health and happiness. Literally. Stress headaches, anxiety, upset stomach, and shortness of breath are all symptoms of becoming overly attached to an idea or …

Happiness

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science | Inc.com

Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and benefits of an idea to gain agreement.<p>When you think of it that way, everyone needs to harness the power of persuasion: to convince other …

Self-improvement

How Very Successful People Think Differently

Problems will arise. How you handle them is key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?<p>I wish I had fewer problems in life.<br>• I wish I didn’t have to struggle so much in life.<br>• I wish I had the opportunities that …

Motivation

Light-powered device can purify air and generate clean energy

5.5 million people died prematurely because of air pollution back in 2013 – and half of those people lived in India or China. Air pollution continues …

Clean Energy

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Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Mindfulness

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Intel chip flaw allows hackers to hijack thousands of PCs

Thousands of PCs could be vulnerable to an Intel security flaw that allows hackers to remotely hijack computers.<p>The bug, which exists in Intel processors dating back almost a decade, allows cyber criminals to access a computer’s mouse and keyboard, granting them full access to the PC’s files and …

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

Afghan man slices off wife's nose

Photograph of disfigured 20-year-old provokes revulsion in country where violence against women is widespread<p>A photograph of an Afghan woman whose nose was sliced off by her husband has sparked widespread revulsion across the country, with activists demanding strict punishment.<p>Reza Gul, 20, was …

Afghanistan

Why you should invest in a modern classic car

Classic cars are no longer beautiful, rare, ancient, predominantly slow things driven by millionaires in caps.<p>Modern classics are between 10 and 30 …

Ascending the Ranks: The Brazilian Cybercriminal Underground in 2015

View Ascending the Ranks: The Brazilian Cybercriminal Underground in 2015<p>The Brazilian underground’s emergence can largely be attributed to an …

Thirteen shot by law enforcement in Denver in 2015, six fatally

In 2015, seven people died at the hands of law enforcement in Denver, including six people who were shot in confrontations with police officers.<p>A …

Law Enforcement

Reflex pistol optics are the future of DGU and law enforcement

Competition shooters have used reflex optics for several years; when mounted on handguns, they allow shooters quicker sight and target acquisition. …

Self Defense

An Ohio Police Officer Has Been Killed By A Man Intent On Murdering Law Enforcement

A police officer is dead and one suspect is in custody after an early Monday shooting in Danville, Ohio. Authorities say Danville Officer Thomas Cottrell was killed in the line of duty when a suspect set out “to kill an officer.” Cottrell’s body was later located after Herschel Jones III allegedly …

Leatherman Tread Wearable Multi-Tool

No matter where you find yourself, a trusty multi-tool can come in handy. Of course, it's easier to ensure it's ready to go if you wear it instead of …

Multi-tools

Canary - Indoor Wireless Full HD All-In-One Home Security System - Black

1<p>It's a joke... overpriced webcam<p>March 16, 2015<p>My girlfriend got one of the first Canary systems and I've come to really like it. I studied …

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Intelligent people are more easily distracted at work, study claims

Do you have trouble concentrating at work? It’s probably because of all those amazing ideas you have running through your head<p>Finding yourself easily distracted at work may sound like a bad thing but there could be a silver lining to your daily office woes.<p>Workers who have trouble concentrating on …

The Brain

5 Easy Steps to Experience More Balance in Your Life

Balance is such a mainstream topic these days, yet some articles leave you more confused and limited than you were before.<p>You hear a lot of success coaches telling you that you need to make sacrifices now in order to live a better life in a few years, but isn't that exactly what the classic 9 to 5 …

Happiness

Seven Cars We Loved at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show

BMW boosts plug-in market with 2016 models

BMWs are not fuel efficient. Yet with corporate average fuel economy standards ratcheting up to 54.5 unadjusted mpg by 2025, BMW — and other luxury and performance brands like it — must find a solution to meet emissions standards while still delivering the ultimate driving machine.<p>For BMW, the …

Electric Vehicles