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This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

7 Business Books that Will Change Your Life

What is a life-changing book? Is it a book that makes you quit your secure job and start your own company or just a book that helps you become a …

These 5 Podcasts Will Make You Smarter (Queue Them Up ASAP)

Podcasts are a great source of entertainment, but you can also select programs that are guaranteed to expand your mind and teach you something, …

10 Breathtaking Trips Everyone Needs to Take In Their Lifetime

It's time to take those Pinterest boards and bucket lists and turn them into reality. TripAdvisor, a travel planning and booking site, announced its …

Northern Lights

Trump administration is making it even harder to sign up for Obamacare

It could be a lot tougher to get help enrolling in Obamacare this fall.<p>More than 8 in 10 groups that assist people with enrollment say they are getting less federal funding from the Trump administration, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-partisan research …

Health Care

35 Secrets to Marriage Success

For many married couples, falling in love and saying "I do" was the easy part. Living happily ever after is the part that takes a whole lot of work.<p>My family history doesn't have the best track record when it comes to the vow "until death do us part." My parents divorced when I was 18, and on my …

Siblings

9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Reporting Intern<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas …

Motivation

19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Making Conversation: A Skill, Not an Art

Do cocktail parties strike terror in your heart? If so, you are not alone. Although the ability to converse with others comes naturally to some, it …

The 11 best low-carb diet recipes for weight loss

Following a low-carb diet to lose weight is nothing new, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what you’re allowed to eat. Over the years the …

Nutrition

“Hidden Figures”: The True Story of the Black Women at NASA Daring “Fearlessly to Pursue Their Dreams”

<i>MARGOT LEE SHETTERLY’S</i> Hidden Figures <i>is the story and celebration of the four dozen unsung black women who worked as computers, mathematicians,</i> …

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

We have to be very careful in choosing our pursuits, because our habits make us.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Jan. 17, 2017.</i><p>In Hans Christian …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Bad Habits to Give Up Immediately if You Want to Succeed

Is it time to unfriend the critics and haters?<p>Start the new year right by taking inventory of your "worst-self." If you don't know, it's time to get honest and ask your circle of friends this question: "What is it about me that is hard to tolerate?"<p>Then listen with a complete and open mind to those …

Self-help

Best vacations to get you fit | CNN Travel

How To Watch All the TV You Want Without Paying a Cable Bill

Originally published by Money<p>The notion of getting all the video entertainment you want without paying a massive cable bill—a.k.a. cord cutting—has …

Hurricane Matthew Kills Almost 900 in Haiti Before Striking U.S.

Hurricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. …

20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Summer 2016

How to Master Your Next Trip to Atlanta

Georgia’s capital is buzzing with hip restaurants, quirky cocktail bars, and new cultural attractions. Here’s what to do on a trip to Atlanta.<p>There’s …

Human Rights

The 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations -- For ANY Budget

<i>By Amanda Chatel</i><p>After the madness of the wedding is over, it's time to relax. Traditionally, that relaxation comes in the form of a nice long honeymoon in some exotic place, of which both you and your partner have dreamed.<p><b>Unfortunately, after the big event and the amount of money you spent on it,</b> …

Aaron Rodgers on Relationship with Olivia Munn: 'She's a Huge Encourager and Supporter'

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may be the NFL’s MVP, but for him, it’s the lady in his life that’s the most valuable player.<p>The athlete …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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BP's $20.8 Billion Gulf Spill Settlement Nets $15.3 Billion Tax Write-Off

The government’s $20.8 billion out-of-court settlement with BP would resolve the charges related to the Gulf Oil spill. You might assume a fine of this nature is serious enough not to be tax deductible. But BP should be able to write off the vast majority, a whopping $15.3 billion. The proposed …

Albino Children in Tanzania Targeted by Body Part Hunters

Children born with albinism in Tanzania live in constant danger of being attacked by people looking to profit from superstitious beliefs. About one in 20,000 people is born with albinism, lacking pigment in their hair, skin, and eyes. In Tanzania, according to reporting from the Thomson Reuters …

Calcium From Supplements or Dairy Doesn't Strengthen Bones, Study Finds

A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.<p>The new study finds that people over 50 don’t get stronger bones either by taking supplements or from eating extra servings of calcium-rich foods such as dairy products.<p>The …

Facebook Starts Letting You Add A 7-Second Looping Video As A Profile Pic

To keep its decade-old social network lively, Facebook is introducing five big changes to user profiles, which are viewed 4 billion times per day:<p>The option to pin Featured Photos to the top of the profile<br>• Temporary profile pics<br>• Easier visibility controls for About info, including a new 100 character …

Social Media