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You Might Think Doing These 8 Things on Facebook is a Good Idea. You Would Be Wrong. | Inc.com

By now, it is fairly clear to anyone paying attention that Facebook has pretty much won the social networking war with total market dominance. Same is true for business looking to scale and acquire new users. Facebook is the new Google. Can it retain that status? Only time will tell. Meanwhile …

Instagram announces IGTV, a standalone app for longer videos

Going after YouTube — with vertical video<p>Instagram today announced IGTV, a standalone app for watching long-form vertical video that will also have a tab inside the flagship app. When you log in to IGTV, it will automatically begin playing vertical videos from people you follow, along with …

Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after passing 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users.<p>That massive audience could be a powerful draw for …

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

Warren Buffett Says Goodbye to IBM, Hello to Apple

Get the app<p>Join millions of investors on Stash<p>Investing, simplified<p>Start today with as little as $5<p>Get the app<p>Money News<p>Warren Buffett Says Goodbye …

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

North Korea

Confirmed: Mysterious Bursts of Energy Really Are Coming From Outer Space

Pinpointing Cosmic Sources<p>Since the first fast radio burst was discovered in 2007, the phenomenon has been a particular point of interest for …

Black Holes

Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI

Rockets, cars, and now brain chips<p>SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The company, which is still in the earliest stages of existence and has no public presence whatsoever, is centered on creating …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …

Mindfulness

Digital downloads killed 150 GameStop stores

It's game over for at least 150 GameStop stores. The retailer has announced that it's shutting down 2 to 3 percent of 7,500 shops across the globe after sales and earning plummeted last year. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the company was affected by the shift to digital downloads. More and …

PepsiCo’s Chief Design Officer Shares 5 Must-Reads For Design and Business Leaders

At the Fast Company Innovation Festival, Mauro Porcini discussed five books that have informed his design and business philosophy.<p>For Mauro Porcini, design is the key to making a corporation like PepsiCo relevant. He joined the company in 2012 after a 10-year stint as Chief Design Officer at 3M, …

How 'The Get Down' nails hip-hop culture better than anything else

One day my mom gave me a vinyl record that said Sugar Hill on it. The next thing I knew, the whole world lit up with new vibrant colors and the music and style were everywhere.<p>Dozens of shows have tried to capture the essence of the art form. Some, like "Krush Groove," "8 Mile," and "Straight Outta …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The True Secret To Staying Young

To remain engaged and excited by reading, writing, and by life itself, says a seasoned novelist, we must constantly seek to discover the new, to …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading--a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Police 'investigate' UFO in Ireland

Pictures of police investigating a UFO have surfaced on Facebook.<p>The vehicle resembles a small spacecraft, and was spotted driving around the streets of Gorey, Wexford.<p>Photographs and videos show a police vehicle seemingly in pursuit of the strange device.<p>Another shows a police officer having a …

Paranormal

From Suicide Squad to Batman v Superman, why are DC’s films so bad?

While rivals Marvel go from strength to strength with their superhero movies, DC’s are being slated by critics. Why? The answer is Zack Snyder<p>Why do DC keep on getting it so wrong with their movies? Having burned their two main tentpoles earlier this year with the unloved Batman V Superman, the …

York Minster brings in Zen Buddhism, quietly

In a history stretching back 1,400 years, York Minster has witnessed wars, plague, revolution, siege and fires - but perhaps nothing quite like this.<p>Arguably England’s most venerable church, it is renowned around the world for its daily cycle of prayer and choral worship.<p>But, in what will be seen …

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

Let’s go ahead and make Earth invisible to aliens, just in case

What would it take to hide an entire planet? It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of “Star Trek” than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.<p>Of course we’ve been leaking our own position to distant stars via radio …

Universe

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …

The only way you should see 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

For anyone who hasn't seen the film yet or those planning to see it after what should be a very packed weekend, you're probably wondering what ticket you should buy.<p>I've now seen "The Force Awakens" in both 2D and 3D IMAX — the showings that will be most easily accessible to the public — and it's …

Movies

A Practice That Stops Binge Eating & Increases Happiness

<b>“Be nice to yourself. It’s hard to be happy when someone is mean to you all the time.” ~Christine Arylo</b><p>When the alarm went off, the haze of a dream …

Self Compassion

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

United Nations

7 Behaviors of Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a millionaire isn’t an accident. It takes business owners decades to accomplish this rare feat. Many people look at these successful individuals and assume they must be lucky or born into wealth. But in reality, this is usually …

Self-improvement

How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

The 'oldest galaxy ever found' is upsetting astrophysicists

Astrophysicists have discovered the oldest, most-distant galaxy ever observed. EGS8p7 is just 500 million years younger than the universe itself, and …

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains a fake Mars mission so well it almost hurts

If you aren't excited for the film adaptation of "The Martian," a bestselling sci-fi novel by Andy Weir , this new video starring Neil deGrasse Tyson …

Mars Mission

Wes Craven reinvented horror three times: cinema looks scary without him

Through The Last House on the Left, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream, Craven – who has died aged 76 – dictated the genre so confidently no Hollywood horror director isn’t deeply indebted, no audience member left untouched