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The Concept of the Weekend Is Dying

On May 1, 1886, in booming, industrial Chicago, at least 30,000 workers walked off the job in what would become one of the most famous rallies for a shorter workweek in America. The shutdown left the usually smoke-filled skies eerily clear. The “great refusal,” as it is sometimes known, ultimately …

Medical Journals

How to Paint a Room

Painting interior walls is the easiest way to freshen up your place. But this project can quickly turn into a nightmare if you're not careful. Follow these six tips the next time you paint and you'll get great-looking walls while keeping your sanity.<p>Interior painting is by far the most popular …

China's Challenges Abroad: How Do You Solve A Problem Like North Korea?

<i>For optimum experience please view on mobile</i><p>The importance of the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th party congress to the future of Xi Jinping’s leadership and the direction of China has paralyzed policy debates on many issues, including North Korea. The paralysis has persisted despite the Donald …

80% Of Jobs Are Not On Job Boards: Here's How to Find Them

<i>The following letter is authored by Evan Guzman. Evan is a nationally recognized leader with over two decades of experience in strategic corporate development, employment marketing & branding. As former Global Head of Military Programs and Engagement for Verizon; Evan’s responsibilities included</i> …

Employment

BANK OF AMERICA: One area of the stock market could double in the next 2 years

Perhaps surprisingly, it's not the S&P 500, even though the benchmark US index has shown some serious strength, climbing 12% this year.<p>The bank's analysts are talking about Asian emerging-market equities, which have put the US to shame, surging a whopping 33% over the same period. Based on …

Steven Soderbergh Is Back to Destroy Hollywood

For 25 years, Steven Soderbergh was a master of manipulating the Hollywood system to his creative advantage, until he quit in disgust over what it had become and struck out on his own. Now he’s back to teach other filmmakers how to make films for the next 25—and blow up the system for good.<p>One of …

9 entrepreneurs on how to stay positive when everything seems to be going wrong

Any battle-hardened individual will talk about the darkness before the dawn — those make-or-break moments when they could have quit but held on with stunning success. Here are nine ways to stay optimistic when your life hits a speed bump.

The 10 crucial business books that explain why modern capitalism works the way it does now

And then, in the 1990s, the burgeoning tech industry made physical products even less relevant — and even more lucrative for investors and speculators.<p>These 10 classic business books tell the story of how capitalism changed from a system that made things into a trading desk for bonds, credit …

How to Win an Argument, According to Science (Infographic)

With a few simple tricks, you can consistently be on the winning side.<p>2 min read<p>Whether you’re right or wrong, winning an argument can be a challenge. Luckily, with a few simple tricks, you can learn how to debate like a pro.<p>For starters, rather than coming off aggressively, start a conversation. …

Infographics

How to Make a Fortune With $100

Seven entrepreneurs share businesses you can start from practically nothing.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many would-be entrepreneurs never start because they're waiting for the perfect idea or don't have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat …

Entrepreneurship

In Just 7 Seconds, You Can Sell Your Product, Your Company, Your Cause--or Yourself

The fastest way to get your point across? Take the elevator to the movies.<p>Let's pretend, for a moment, that this whole Twitter thing never happened. And while I'm at it, I'm going to vaporize Facebook posts, Instagram, and even Snapchat.<p>My reason for annihilating social media is not that I think …

Cotton Candy

7 Content Marketing Trends Brands Need to Prepare for in 2018

Whether you're a C-suite executive, a marketing leader, or a content creator yourself, here are seven content marketing trends to keep on your radar as you prepare for 2018.<p>We're more than halfway through 2017. I know that sounds almost impossible because the year has flown by so far. (My youngest …

Marketing

The 13 dumbest things to do with your money in your 20s

Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing can result in massive financial gains down the road.<p>To get on track financially, start by avoiding these 13 common mistakes.<p><i>Original reporting by Kathleen Elkins.</i>

Girl With Cancer Cryogenically Frozen Wrote Heartbreaking Letter To 'Hero' Judge Begging To Live Longer

The 14-year-old hopes that one day a cure for her condition will be found.<p>A 14-year-old girl with terminal cancer who was granted her wish of being …

Terminal Cancer

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How Google embarrassed Apple

Google's new Pixel phone launched to positive reviews, largely because of the phone's new digital helper called Google Assistant.<p>As I wrote in my review of the new Google Pixel, it's relatively easy to make a high-end smartphone these days. The real challenge is lighting it up with unique software …

The Scientific Reason Why We Crave Carbs

Pastries. Pizza. Pasta. Pretzels. Carbohydrates are an essential source of energy for the body, but gorge on the wrong kind (hint: any of the ones we …

Nutrition

Science Says There Are 4 Basic Types of People. Which One Are You?

According to a recent study, 90 percent of us are either optimistic, pessimistic, trusting, or envious. Guess which group was the biggest.<p>How trustworthy are people? How far do we trust one another?<p>That's what researchers set out to discover. In a recently published study, scientists from a number …

Psychology

What is Einstein's theory of relativity?

Albert Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity rule the field of classical physics.<p>Their effects can be seen in our everyday lives and …

Physics

A physics genius reveals the smartest way to inspire a child's love of math and science

Theoretical physicist and one of the world's leading string field theorists, Brian Greene came by to discuss how to get kids fired up over science.<p>Greene is the co-founder of the World Science Festival, which has a new initiative called "City of Science" which is a 5-event series. The third event …

Geek Chic: These Glasses Can Protect Your Eyes From Sleep-Disrupting Blue Light

Sleep, much like water, is an essential ingredient for staying alive. But, much in the way soda does little to act as a hydrating drink, staring at computer and phone screens all day doesn’t help us sleep. However, unlike soda, avoiding computers and phones is less of an option when these items are …

Geek

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Singularity

Study Shows That Luxury Shoppers Are the Worst

Good Samaritanism has apparently fallen out of fashion.<p>A recent study found that shoppers outside high-end retail stores are less likely to stop to …

Aetna CEO To Justice Department: Block Our Deal And We'll Drop Out Of Obamacare

It's not often in the midst of an antitrust fight that the public gets a look at the gamesmanship that's happening behind the scenes.<p>But thanks to the Huffington Post's Jonathan Cohn and Jeff Young, we got a glimpse at how health insurer Aetna is making its case to acquire rival Humana — and new …

Guys, The Perseid Meteor Shower Is Here, And It's Going to Be Twice as Good This Year

200 meteors an hour.<p>If you’re as much of a sucker for a good sky-watching event as we are, you’re not gonna want to miss this year’s Perseid meteor …

Astronomy

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

Psychology

Beyond the specs: The 7 best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features

While over-the-top hardware is the norm for Samsung’s Note series, this year the company is taking a bit more of a laid back approach, focusing primarily on the design and software experience.<p>Since these aren’t all details you won’t get in a spec sheet – and if our extensive hands-on review was too …