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16-year-old devises way to make deadly breast cancer more treatable

A teenager believes he has solved the problem of how to make a deadly form of breast cancer more treatable.<p>Around 7,500 women each year are diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, a type of disease which does not respond to today's most effective drugs.<p>Many breast cancers are driven by …

Cancer

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

What do these words mean to you?<p>If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words …

Self-improvement

The right questions get others to convince themselves you’re right

It’s not quite a <b>trick</b>, but it sure <b>works:</b> Asking the <b>right questions</b>. Questions can be the <b>difference</b> between <b>stating</b> what you think someone should think …

10 Quotes to Inspire Reflection

The most important form of knowledge is self-knowledge. Here are 10 quotes to help use your summertime as your reflection time.<p>Just as water reflects your image as you gaze into it, when you look inside yourself, you see who you really are. Your knowledge and success with others is directly related …

12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

Want to Be Happier? Live by These 4 Rules

I bet you cringe at this sentence: "You deserve to be happy." The idea feels selfish, demanding, too self-centered to utter out loud. "You deserve to be happy."<p>I bet the words enter your mind with a twinge of unsettled emotion. I bet, just like me, you write them off as silly, unrealistic words …

Happiness

Why Nice Guys Finish Last With Women

<b>Resident dating expert, Chris Manak gives his take on the on yee old saying of ‘nice guys finish last’. Could we have been wrong all this time? Chris</b> …

How China’s strict content controls led to an innovative e-commerce platform

At Café Ruhe in Beijing's swish Shuangjing district, a small placard is glued to the table in front of each seat. "Order So Easy," it says.<p>Next to the text is printed a black and white code. Barely bigger than a postage stamp, it's a portal to a new world flourishing in China, where a wave of …

3 Key Lessons For Entrepreneurs

<i>It doesn’t matter what you are doing, as long as you’re doing your absolute best.</i><p>People ask me how I knew so young what I wanted to do with my life. Honestly, I never had a clue. I never knew that I wanted to be a telemarketer, a banker, an entrepreneur, or any of the things that made me who I am …

CEOs get retirement benefits you don't

About half of American workers don't get any help saving for retirement. No pension. No 401(k).<p>But many CEOs are getting tax benefits and special pension payments that aren't offered to workers outside the C-suite.<p>These perks, along with their huge paychecks, allow executives to amass some pretty …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make

A true dedication to success and happiness takes much more than just hard work and a cheerful demeanor. Here's what you need to do.<p>While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an …

Samsung Pay shows promise, but mobile payments face uphill battle

When South Korean tech giant Samsung announced that it had bought LoopPay earlier this year to become its own Samsung Pay mobile payment system, there were doubts over how well it would integrate the service with its popular range of mobile phones and wearables. After all, Samsung has launched a …

Why Your Brain Loves Negativity and How to Fix It

Pretend you’re a caveman.You’re in your cave preparing for a hunt, but something outside seems dangerous, violent sounds you don’t understand.You …

University of California

Lessons learned from Dubsmash, Meerkat and Periscope

With over 1.4 million apps available on Google Play and over 1.2 million on the App Store, the idea that smartphone users are spoilt for choice is an understatement. And it’s not just free apps that are crowding the stores. January 2015 was the App Store’s most profitable month ever, with users …

Startup Insider: 5 Metrics 500 Startups Partner Edith Yeung Looks for in Mobile-App Startups

<i>Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup. We hope to dig deeper and showcase stories, advice and lessons from founders, investors and other key players in the growing startup ecosystem all</i> …

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25 Ways to Make Your Brain More Efficient

What Men Need to Know About Depression and Seeking Mental Help<p>David Johnson’s Strength, Speed, and Agility Football Workout<p>Plastic Surgery Is …

The Secret to Building a Rapport With Anyone

Giving someone else your time and your ear is the best way to network.<p>Entrepreneurs have a long list of reasons why they set out on that difficult, yet rewarding path. For many, though, nonstop networking is not on that list.<p>If frequent social interactions with strangers in the name of doing …

Clinkle Implodes As Employees Quit In Protest Of CEO

Seven employees quit the frequently mocked payment rewards startup Clinkle simultaneously today due to frustration with its 24-year-old CEO Lucas Duplan, according to multiple sources close to the company. Duplan, pictured above, is said to have withheld information from employees about acquisition …

Startups

June 2015

This Is How The Schedules Of Successful People Look Like

How do you spend your working day? Many people work the same amount of hours - but successful people will spend the time more productively.

Articles about meticulous renovation turns run down house storage smart gem on Dwell.com - Dwell

Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.<p>Persistence paid off for this California couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.<p>Upside-down houses have been on my mind lately.<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of …

Architecture

How do you catch the sun to make electricity at night? This German inventor has an answer.

Wolfram Walter is a man obsessed with things electric.<p>He’s electrified his bicycle. He’s electrified his Porsche. When he introduces his dog, Paula, you almost expect him to tell you that he’s electrified her, too.<p>Not yet, but you never know. The engineer from a small town in southwestern Germany …

Articles about house week minimal concrete home surprisingly inviting on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>These spare homes turn our minimalist dreams into a stylish reality.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York …

Architecture

Articles about 7 tips planting green roof on Dwell.com - Dwell

An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.<p>If you live in a large metro like we do, odds are you see mostly bleak-hued buildings. Lots and lots of buildings.<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>A perennial highlight of Dwell on …

Los Angeles