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Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Williams Coffee Table

A thin, elegant and light table that can be customized to any shape, size and color desired. This handcrafted item perfectly blends industrial hairpin legs with a beveled wooden top. The irregular beauty of its natural walnut combined with its simple elegant base creates a timeless, original …

britt moran and emiliano salci from dimorestudio show nostalgic tones

<b>design duo britt moran and emiliano salci from dimorestudio take visitors back in time with 2 eclectic exhibitions during milan design week 2017.</b> in …

Art

Kenya’s Tech Hub Gets a Makeover

‘Silicon Savannah’ is refocusing on profit and revenues, going beyond social activism<p>NAIROBI, Kenya—After a decade of buzz that brought bold headlines but few profits, Kenya’s “Silicon Savannah” technology hub is retooling to put income before activism.<p>A homegrown African tech community is rising …

Social Activism

Refurbishment of a country house in Santa Margarida de Montbui, Barcelona

The land where we intervene is a flat and elongated plot of 7.000m2 in the outskirts of Santa Margarida de Montbui. The plot initially had a building for agricultural use in a state of ruin that we were asked to transform into a single-family housing. The building regulations, according to which …

Architecture

The Best Ideas From Design’s Biggest Event Of The Year

At Salone del Mobile, designers showed off new furniture, lighting, home accessories, and experimental design. Here are the best of the best.<p>Last week, Milan hosted its annual Salone del Mobile furniture fair and design week. During Salone, designers and manufacturers pull out all the stops to …

Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge Envisions Products for the Circular Economy

Registration is open until May 14<p>In partnership with Autodesk, the fifth edition of the Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge is currently …

This stomach-churning glass bottom pool is extremely terrifying

Don't look down!<p>This infinity sky pool on the rooftop of a luxury apartment block in Houston, Texas, is absolutely terrifying.<p>The vertigo-inducing swimming pool at the top of the Market Square Tower building has a glass bottom suspended 500ft in the air.<p>It hangs precariously over the edge of a …

Swimming Pools

Motion Design Inspiration: Hypnotic Animations

You thought we had forgotten about our Monday motion design inspiration right, but we did not forget it. We might have delayed for a bit but here it …

Animation

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

This Illustrator Pen tool trick will change your design life

Hand letterers! Do you find the process of digitising your curvaceous creations a time-consuming affair? Don't you wish there was a quicker way to …

To understand the genius of Elon Musk, Thomas Edison, and Mark Zuckerberg, just look at their desks

Desks have long been the home of the mind: an intimate space where you figure out what you think. Desk spaces have changed through the years to accommodate different styles and types of work, and the recent trend toward co-working also represents a change in the nature of the workplace. You can now …

Mark Zuckerberg

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Experts say findings are ‘astounding’ and could help understand the purpose of dreams and predict whether people are dreaming<p>Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of …

The Brain

If You Have This Plant In Your House, You Will Never See Mice, Spiders And Other Insects Again!

<i>Insects are the most numerous species on Earth. In fact, there are over 200 million insects living on our planet right now. They are arthropods whose</i> …

Insects

19 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

Success starts with the little things.<p>Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Ancient Zen Advice On How Not To 'Be A Jerk'

A few months back, I wrote a post titled The Most Important Philosopher You've Never Heard Of. My point in that piece was to introduce readers to Eihei Dogen, a 13th-century Japanese Zen master who is considered, by many, to be one of the world's most subtle thinkers on issues of mind and being.<p>The …

Meditation

This Super Clever Strategy Will Win You Wild Success

At first they will ask why you are doing it, later they will ask how you did it.<p>Success means something different for everyone.<p>For some, it means getting the promotion they've been wanting; for others, it's about ditching corporate life and following an entrepreneurial dream.<p>For some it's about …

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Obama creates the largest protected place on the planet, in Hawaii

President Obama on Friday created the largest ecologically protected area on the planet when he expanded a national marine monument in his native Hawaii to encompass more than half a million square miles.<p>The president more than quadrupled the size of the Papahanaumokuakea (pronounced …

Conservation

How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

This Is Why so Many Entrepreneurs Can’t Find Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Hot Springs

Gravitational Wave Announcement Breaks The Internet

Or at least a few very nerdy websites<p>Scientists have finally detected a phenomenon predicted by Einstein 100 years ago, and the news is exploding across Twitter and Facebook.<p>Far away, two black holes are colliding, and instruments here on Earth detected the gravitational waves that resulted. The …

LIGO

What Happens to Kids When Parents Fight

<i>By Diana Divecha</i><p><i>Conflict between parents is inevitable -- but it doesn't have to hurt kids. Here's how to turn a disagreement into a positive lesson.</i><p>When I was a child, my parents' fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made outlandish …

President Obama wants to give NASA $19 billion — but there’s a catch

Although important, the budget will be chopped and changed over the coming months before it is finalized, but it does at least give an indication of what the White House wants NASA to be doing.<p>This budget would give the agency $19 billion, the highest amount ever requested by a President (not …

Why It’s Taking So Long to Get to 5G

5G promises a super high-speed wireless infrastructure for the Internet of Things. Here’s how it would work.<p>It's only been five years since 4G mobile broadband came along and made it possible to browse the internet and stream videos on your phone at a decent speed. 4G speeds are already faster than …