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Facebook's Giant Step Into Esports May Be a Look At Its Future

Facebook may have decided it doesn’t want to be a media company, but it might just want to be a gaming platform. The company announced today that it …

In Praise of the ‘Career Romance’

For many years now, I’ve collected Career Romances, books published from the 1940s to the 1960s with titles like “Aerospace Nurse,” “Weddings by Gwen,” “Jinny Williams: Library Assistant” and “Hostess in the Sky.” Written for young women to educate them about different industries, they’re as …

Top 27 Productivity Hacks of 2018

This new year, kiss your inefficient and time-wasting habits goodbye.<p>As 2018 gets closer, many professionals focus on what they can do better next year. Increasing productivity at work is a common New Year's resolution, as there is almost always room to improve anyone's practices.<p>To help you get …

Productivity

Use Self-Made Billionaire Ray Dalio's 2-Minute Rule to Radically Improve Your Meetings

Keep spotlight hoggers and serial interrupters at bay with this useful trick.<p>Why do so many of us hate meetings? There's no shortage of reasons, from wasting time in entirely unnecessary get togethers, to overlong scheduling, and meandering conversations. But somewhere towards the top of nearly …

Bridgewater Associates

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

Time Management

The right (and wrong) way to apologize

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is a right way and a wrong way to apologize, psychologists say. Over the course of the last few months, we've seen many high-profile examples that fall somewhere in between.<p>On Wednesday, NBC News announced it had fired long-time "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer amid accusations of …

Matt Lauer

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

15 Netflix shows that are only good if you binge-watch them

Netflix has become a content machine, churning out shows, specials, and special shows faster than anyone can truly keep up with - that is, of course, unless your binge-watching. What a world we live in when you can legitimately say, "Nah, I'm not going out tonight, I'm sitting on my couch and …

The doctor of the future

In new healthcare systems, 'the doctor' is increasingly a team. Can actual physicians adapt?<p>DENVER — When patients go to see Dr. C.T. Lin for a checkup, they don’t see just Dr. Lin. They see Dr. Lin and Becky.<p>Becky Peterson, the medical assistant who works with Lin, sits down with patients first …

Health Care

Here's What Happens to Your Body When You Go on a Weekend Bender

You knew binge drinking was bad for you. But you didn't know it was this bad<p>You hit it hard last night, and you feel like a pile of dog crap this morning. Normally you’d take it easy tonight and have a few beers with your buddies, or at most, enjoy a night in front of the TV. But you’ve got a …

How Colors Affect Human Behavior

<b>Color psychology</b> is the study of how colors affect human behavior, mood, or physiological processes. Colors are thought to influence our buying …

Want to Be Smarter? Try This Super Simple Drawing Exercise (Art Degree Not Required)

A Stanford math professor used this technique to tackle really tough problems.<p>Maryam Mirzakhani, the late Stanford University math professor whose work involved "describing the geometric and dynamic complexities of curved surfaces," tackled tough mathematical ideas by doodling on large sheets of …

Creativity

Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

Every Episode of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Ranked

<i>Larry David — social assassin,</i> <i>four-eyed fuck</i><i>, utmost respecter of wood — returns to HBO on Sunday with a new season of</i> Curb Your Enthusiasm<i>. It’s</i> …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

Writing

Time Bends In the Latest Teaser for Netflix's Supernatural Show Dark

Way back in March, Netflix released the first teaser for a new show called <i>Dark</i>. Produced in Germany, we noted that its setting and tone made it look …

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity

Einstein's wisdom is more relevant to ambitious entrepreneurs than ever before<p>Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also …

Creativity

Must Reads For Innovators and Design Thinkers

How do you keep your design-thinking skills sharp? These books will keep you inspired.<p>Emotional intelligence, a people-first approach and design thinking have become core to innovation and a successful, sustainable business. In fact, today's most successful brands have become so because they've …

uxdesign

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Satya Nadella

Moleskine’s next paper planner will automatically sync with Google Calendar and Apple’s iCal

I use a Hobonichi Techo Weeks as a daily planner. Like John found when reviewing planners, it’s the perfect size and has just enough space for my to-do list, appointments and a bit of journaling. But it doesn’t sync to my Google Calendar like Moleskine’s upcoming planner. I mean, my planner is just …

Google

The Beginner's Guide to Reddit

In 2005, two recent college graduates launched a website with a simple idea: they would let the online community decide what was newsworthy and what …

7 Incredibly Useful Writing Tips From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

A Pulitzer Prize-winning op-ed writer shares his best tips for getting published in The New York Times.<p>Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who has penned hundreds of oped essays and news columns that have been read by millions of people. He recently joined <i>The New York Times</i> as an oped …

Creative Writing

The best way to start a business when you 'don’t have the time'

Career expert and GrowthLab CEO Ramit Sethi says you don't need 50 hours a week to start a business. You need a little amount of time each week to spend on it. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>The time excuse kind of drives me nuts. The classic response to this is "Hey, Mark Zuckerberg has</i> …

Strangers know your social class in the first seven words you say, study finds

What we wear and buy are status symbols we can purchase to show off our economic success in the workplace. But a new study shows that there are …

Résumé Fonts That Make The Best Impression, According To Designers

<b>Although nothing</b> can trump a great portfolio of impressive work, the right—or wrong—font can be the thing that subconsciously nudges your résumé from …

Typography

The weird power of the placebo effect, explained

Yes, the placebo effect is all in your mind. And it’s real.<p>Over the last several years, doctors noticed a mystifying trend: Fewer and fewer new pain drugs were getting through double-blind placebo control trials, the gold standard for testing a drug’s effectiveness.<p>In these trials, neither doctors …

Placebos

Making Soufflé Is Simple, If You Know Its Secrets

A soufflé sums up French cuisine, a bravura display of timing and skill. When you follow the rules, with just a few minutes' work the soufflé puffs in the oven to impressive heights, perhaps doubling its original volume. It's all a matter of folding whisked egg whites into a basic flavoring …

The Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)

One of the most notable things about this list is its omissions. So many good shows debuted, returned or continued good seasons this year that it’s …

TV

8 Summer Books To Keep You Laughing

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>Eat Only When You’re Hungry</b> by Lindsay Hunter<p>“A savage tale of parenthood and squandered hope from an author whose unsparing eye never ceases to subvert the mundane.” A man goes in search of his addict son only to end up lost in his …

Doing Just This One Thing Every Day Will Sharpen Your Brain Beyond Measure

It takes less than 10 minutes of your day.<p><i>What 10 minute daily activity would sharpen my mind over a year? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker,</b> …

Will Power