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4 Reasons Why Trying Too Hard Ruins Your Brand | Inc.com

You know what's really awkward? When customers make a mockery of your brand's desperate advertising tactics on social media. It's happened to companies from KFC to Bank of America, and it can happen to you.<p>Consumers can smell brand desperation a mile away, and they will promptly ignore, unlike, …

Branding

A Harvard neuroscientist told us the 3 major ways meditation changes your brain

Moyan Brenn / Flickr<p>Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular right now.<p>While there is an ever-increasing amount of academic research around the …

These could be the next states to legalize marijuana

If you’ve been watching with jealousy as citizens of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and Washington, D.C., smoke legal marijuana, you might …

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Terrafugia unveils new TF-X flying-car design

Getting a light plane-car hybrid off the ground seems to be an arduous process. The TF-X -- from flying-car company Terrafugia -- was announced more than two years ago but will be in development for some years to come.<p>If your interest needed a pique, though, the company has something new to offer: …

Aviation

4 Ways You Can Make More Money While Working Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you one of those people who are convinced they have to put in more hours to make more money? That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their businesses …

5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone Who's Depressed

As someone who has treated hundreds of people with depression, and coped with it personally, I understand some of the fear and confusion about the …

Two guys risk their lives to get an interview with 'El Chapo'

If you're in the drug trade, Mexico is a good place to hide. At least it is, for Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.<p>He broke out of prison last week and remains on the lam. The Mexican government says it will recapture him, but journalist Guillermo Galdos isn't so sure. He's one of the two men — the other …

Buzz Aldrin shoots down moon landing conspiracy theorists

Astronaut took to Twitter to answer people who believe moon landing was faked<p>Buzz Aldrin has weighed in on the debate over the first moon landing after conspiracy theorists used the 46th anniversary of the event to suggest it was faked.<p>Professor Brian Cox was first to take on the landing deniers, …

Conspiracies

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Weed Is Now Allowed on All Flights Within Oregon

Presenting a new method to join the “Mile High Club.”<p>According to new laws in effect from July 1, passengers are now allowed to bring recreational marijuana onto a flight, with exceptions of course. The new regulation is confined within the boundaries of Oregon only; the flight departure and …

Samsung may unveil Galaxy Note 5 early to beat new iPhone

Watch out Apple. Samsung may bump up the due date for its Galaxy Note 5 supersized smartphone.<p>The Korean company will move up the traditional September unveiling of its next Galaxy Note to mid-August, the Wall Street Journal said on Friday, citing "a person familiar with the matter." The Galaxy …

Mobile

In 2008, San Francisco police were called to transport a woman with mental illness to a hospital. Instead, they shot her seven times. This is the story of how police became our nation's mental health care workers, and how Teresa Sheehan's family fought for her before the shooting — and since.

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Mental Health

On 'The Marijuana Show' It's Cannabis Companies Meet 'Shark Tank' With $10 Million At Stake

Two hundred applications in just two weeks came flooding in when Wendy Robbins and Karen Paull put the call out for marijuana entrepreneurs interested in entering their internet-TV business competition, “The Marijuana Show.” Most were very small enterprises or just in the idea stage Robbins said. …

The 20 things teens born in the 90s did in relationships that make us all cringe now

Young love is beautiful isn’t it?<p>We might all feel a bit of an ‘awww’ coming on when we see a young couple who are clearly besotted with each other …

Relationships

After Year of Washington Legal Pot Sales, Taxes Top $70M

Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. …

Water Escapes a Warm Planet — Will Earth Become Like Mars?

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Space.com's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.<p>We …

The Incredible True Story of How Cannabis Could Be Coming to Rite-Aid

The Mayflower in Washington, D.C., is one the capital’s grand old hotels, presenting to Connecticut Avenue a broad, brick facade and an awning …

5 Ways To Build A Personal Brand While Working Full-Time

The most unnatural thing in the world is to work for a company and feel like you are working for yourself. But today’s most influential people online understand that even if they’re fully employed, in the end they are running their own business–the business of building a personal brand.<p>While most …

Social Media

Helicopter parenting is increasingly correlated with college-age depression and anxiety.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success</b> <i>by Julie Lythcott-Haims, out now from Henry</i> …

5Pointz Graffiti Artists Sue Developers in Long Island City

Artists from demolished graffiti mecca 5Pointz file a lawsuit against the building’s owner for whitewashing their historic murals.<p>In June, nine artists from 5Pointz, the collective based out of the Long Island City warehouse once hailed as a global graffiti mecca, announced their lawsuit against …

The Secret to Happiness | Inc.com

There have been several books written on the subject of happiness, including several from Tal Ben-Shahar (<i>Happier</i>, <i>Even Happier,</i> and <i>Being Happy</i>) and one from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who wrote <i>Delivering Happiness</i>. All great books if you’re looking for a deep dive into the subject of happiness. But I …

Happiness

Will Smith Reveals He’s Working With Drake

Will Smith says that he’s been in the studio recording new music with Drake.<p>According to Complex, the rapper-turned-actor called into his son’s, …

5 Tips To Build Your Resilience For A Happier Life

How To Make Your Wife Happy In 5 Minutes A Day

Do you only have five minutes to make your wife happy per day? No, you probably have more, but it's a good thought experiment to show that even tiny increments of time can make a huge difference in your marriage. This is a relationship-focused extension of this piece about how to make your life …

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy? - Pocket-lint

It's that time of year again where the sales of games consoles are sky rocketing and it must be said that there has rarely been a time where the …

UFO hunters see 'pyramid' on Nasa image of Mars speculating it was built by an ancient civilisation

Extraterrestrial hunters claim to have found a structure very similar to an Egyptian pyramid in Nasa images of Mars.<p>ParanormalCrucible, a YouTube …