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How to delete your old Apple iCloud backups and free up space

Tips<p>Deleting multiple backups can help conserve valuable storage space in Apple's iCloud. Here's how to free up space in iCloud to ensure that your …

How to convince anyone to change their mind on a divisive issue in just 22 minutes — with science*

<i>*Update 5/29: The study has been officially retracted from Science.</i><p>Sometimes it seems we live in a society that's so divided — on social issues especially — that we could never end up on the same page.<p>Take same-sex marriage. Proponents say that same-sex couples should have the same relationship …

Wyoming activist celebrates new protections for gays in Laramie

Growing up in the tiny town of Wheatland, Wyo., Jeran Artery was living deep inside the social closet when he sat in the pew on Sundays, listening to his preacher uncle expound on the moral wrongs of homosexuality.<p>"I grew up thinking everything in my heart and mind was going to send me to hell," he …

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The 8 Simple Habits of Incredible Bosses | Inc.com

Being a boss is hard. It doesn't always come naturally. Many who want to move up the ladder don't really consider whether they have what it takes to consistently motivate people to do good work.<p>Incredible bosses aren't always born that way. Most work hard to learn techniques that are useful and …

Original Mad Man David Ogilvy on the 10 Qualities of Creative Leaders

Long before the listicle epidemic of the social web, 11th-century Japanese courtesan Sei Shanagon, the world’s first “blogger,” enumerated 7 rare things in life, beloved novelist Umberto Eco asserted the list was the origin of culture, and the inimitable Susan Sontag reflected on why lists appeal …

How To Add Powerful (And Legal) Images To Your Presentations

What do you remember better? Pictures or words?<p>The evidence is clear: people have better recall for images than text. Including attractive images that dramatize your speaking points will significantly increase your efficacy as a speaker.<p>Based on my experience in investment banking and strategy …

How To Tell A Captivating Story Like A Stand-Up Comedian

Want to be a better storyteller? Comedian and writer Ophira Eisenberg shares the secrets of how to connect with your audience.<p>A story well-told is powerful. It grips us and keeps us engaged, then leave us somewhat changed–perhaps a little happier, more understanding, or determined–because of it. …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

12 Super Short Stories You Can Read In A Flash

Amelia Gray, Lindsay Hunter and a handful of other recently buzzed-about novelists got their literary starts in shorter-form writing. No, not poetry -- the more nebulous medium of flash fiction. Loosely defined as writings comprised of 1,000 words or less, flash fiction can include everything from …

12 Ways Successful People Handle Toxic People

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating …

How To Become A Thought Leader

Maybe ten years ago people started to use the term Thought Leader to describe someone who writes and/or speaks in public a lot. By Thought Leader people mean someone who has ideas and shares them. As a thought leader these folks influence other people’s thinking.<p>You undoubtedly have ideas and …

Stop Stress in 60 Seconds

These 3 stress-busting strategies could save your life<p>Severe stress can do more damage than just turning your hair gray and making you shorter. (It's true. Stress actually shrinks you. It's just one of the <b>Weird Things That Stress Does to Your Body</b>.) People with chronic stress have a 59 percent …

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For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

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This is what happens to your brain and body when you check your phone before bed

Staring at screens right before sleep turns out to be a lot worse than previously thought. Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, lays out all of the negative effects bedtime screen viewing can have on the brain and body.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser;</i> …

Support for same

Public support for same-sex marriage has increased in all 50 states since 2004, especially in states that have legalized same-sex marriage, according …

The Complete Guide to 2015’s Best Summer Movies

This summer, as you plant your feet on the sticky movie theater floor and grab a handful of popcorn, don’t be worried if you have a sudden bout of …

Free Online Class Taught by Stan Lee

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Stan Lee is teaming up with the Smithsonian to teach an online class this May called The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact …

How to set up and use action extensions on iPhone and iPad

Action extensions, part of extensibility, let apps share their functionality with other apps installed on your iPhone or iPad. For example, you can …

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Sir Elton John: Jesus would have supported gay marriage

Jesus would have been a supporter of gay marriage, Sir Elton John has claimed.<p>The musician, who plans to marry his civil partner David Furnish next year in a "very quiet" ceremony, said that rules preventing gay clergy from marrying and requiring Catholic priests to be celibate were "old and stupid …

Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his new book, Smart People Should Build Things (HarperBusiness, 2014), the "recovering lawyer" and founder of Venture for America Andrew Yang offers up his opinion on how our country can rectify our current economic problems – have</i> …

10 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring An Architect

Whether your construction or design aspirations are small or large scale—getting to the middle of a project and realizing you’re lost or out of …

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games released on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free + IAP). No, it’s not changing to “get” just …

17 iPhone-Only Apps That Will Make Your Android Friends Jealous

It may not be fair, but it's a great perk for iPhone users. That means there's always something new to try.<p>You can enjoy exclusive apps from Instagram and Facebook, cutting-edge photography apps, your own digital butler, and even an app that will tell you the exact minute it's going to start …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

The 30 best leg exercises of all time

A strong lower body is crucial to performance—whether you're looking to improve your sports performance, gym work, or just daily fuctional fitness. …