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Study Finds Sharp Rise in Colon Cancer and Rectal Cancer Rates Among Young Adults

A study led by American Cancer Society researchers finds that new cases of colon cancer and rectal cancer are occurring at an increasing rate among …

Cancer

Check out 10 technologies that could change your life in 2016

Introduction<p>Forget drones, FinTech and (especially) apps that claim to be 'digitally disruptive'. The big tech trends that will have a significant …

Budget smart house

‘Building low-carbon homes is generally perceived to be costly and difficult in this economic climate,’ explains Coma Bassas. ‘This integrates all …

7 Tips for Staying Balanced in Business and Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Like this article? Find more great tips by subscribing to my blog here.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do for your success is establish an effective life-business balance.<p>When I started my business I ate, …

15 Ways to Revolutionize Your Workplace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people thought I had taken a few steps backward when, at 27, I left the stability of a great job and tremendous responsibility to join the team of a startup nonprofit that had no building and a small following. But over the next 15 …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

10 Things Every Couple Needs To Stop Doing

Most couples develop some bad habits over time that can wreak havoc on the relationship. Here are 10 things every couple needs to stop doing before …

Text Messaging

7 Ways to Motivate Others Even You Can Do

If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by …

Motivation

20 "Forgotten" Words That Should Be Brought Back

Languages are living things that shift and evolve over time. If you look at the history of the English language, from Anglo Saxon through the Great …

Language

10 Words And Phrases You're Probably Saying Wrong

No one wants to look like a fool, but with millions of words and phrases in the English language, chances are that you are saying at least a few of …

13 Surprising Ways to Make Happiness a Habit

You know how some people seem to be happy no matter what happens to them? They always have a positive outlook on life. They seem to enjoy things more …

How To Be Happy: 10 Things Happy People Don't Believe

So you want to be happy? Well, there’s only one thing standing in your way. You. Happiness is a choice that only happy people make. Here are the 10 …

Happiness

10 Signs You're In A Healthy Relationship

Relationships are tricky. And there are no shortage of unhealthy ones out there. Check out the cover of any gossip magazine if you want proof of that.<p>…

15 Things Happy Couples Do Differently

Not all relationships are created equally. If you’d like to spice up your relationship with a dose of fun, consider the following 15 things happy …

18 Timeless Secrets of Happy People

It’s common to hear people say that fame only brings unhappiness. Not true! As these wise words from modern and historical celebrities (and a group …

If You Don't Know How To Be Grateful, These Can Help You.

Gratitude, being nice, thinking positively — these are all things that are easier to talk about than to practice. Being grateful is a habit that’s …

Happiness

7 Reasons Why Materialistic Stuff Doesn't Lead To Happiness

Feeling down? More stuff isn’t the answer. If you want to be happy, spend on experiences (not <i>things</i>)<i>.</i> Below are 7 reasons why materialism won’t lead …

Happiness

10 Ways to Make Your Office Fun To Work In

Who said the office can’t be fun?<p>In a Silicon Valley loft sometime not quite 20 years ago, someone asked a question very much like this and decided …

Employment

People Rarely Succeed Unless They have Fun in What They are Doing

Who said the office can’t be fun?<p>In a Silicon Valley loft sometime not quite 20 years ago, someone asked a question very much like this and decided …

Startups

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care

Leadership

The 7 Deadly Sins of Happiness

Happiness

Google Wants To Build The Ultimate Personal Assistant

Google Search is changing rapidly. Given the company’s love of small, rapid-fire updates, its sometimes hard to keep track of where the company is going, but earlier this month, at the LeWeb conference in Paris, Google Engineering Director Scott Huffman presented a pretty compelling overview of the …

CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies

As CES draws to a close, it’s clear that the annual confab of what used to be quaintly refered to as the “Consumer Electronics Show” is a much different event these days. Yes, it’s still <i>the</i> place for the likes of Samsung, Sony, LG and Vizio to show off their latest, greatest large screen TVs, for …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>After all, the book’s principal argument is that continued exponential improvements in price and performance of …

Charge! How A Father-Daughter Duo Gambled On Tesla And Beat Out Elon Musk While Doing It

Imagine this for a prize fight. In one corner, billionaire Elon Musk, the man who runs the company that builds the Tesla Model S. In the other corner, 62-year-old Kentucky racehorse breeder John Glenney. In June, Musk unknowingly throws down the gauntlet: He will take his kids across the country in …

5 Fundamental “Don’ts” That Every Business Owner Should Know About

Take it from one CEO that’s been there: building your business requires that you market your abilities and invest in yourself.<p>I recently penned a first-hand account of five pitfalls for fellow CEOs to avoid when trying to achieve steady and successful growth for their business. As luck would have …

Change Doesn't Happen Overnight: It Happens In These Five Stages

Although circumstances often change in the blink of an eye, people tend to change at a slower pace. Even the most motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they’d originally anticipated. Whether you’re hoping to lose weight, …

Lack Of Sleep Kills Brain Cells, New Study Shows

If you’re burning the midnight oil, you may be burning out brain cells, too, new research shows. A study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience found that staying awake too long destroys brain cells in mice, and may do the same in humans.<p>It’s the first study to show (if only in animals) …