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Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep<p>When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in 2003. But what if our guts …

Sleep

Exclusive: 'Where can I buy?' - Google makes push to turn product searches into cash

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of their purchases, too.<p>The U.S. technology company is teaming up with retailers including Target Corp, Walmart Inc, Home Depot Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and Ulta …

eCommerce

8 Lessons I Learned About Entrepreneurship Hiring 8 People In 8 Months

Lesson number one: hire yourself, then fire yourself.<p>8 months ago, one of my closest friends and I started our first company, Digital Press.<p>We started with two laptops and an idea. I remember sitting in his apartment living room on the couch, <i>The Office</i> playing on the TV in the background, while we …

Entrepreneurship

Two regular people explain how they became millionaires in their 30s

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn't easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can accumulate wealth through saving and smart investments, but unless you're putting away a <i>lot</i> of cash, a seven-figure net worth at such a young age can seem like …

Digital Marketing

The new housing crisis is so bad that buyers are increasingly rushing to bid on places they've never seen

The tight US housing market is prompting numerous homebuyers to bid before they're able to see the properties in person, a survey conducted late last year by Redfin found.<p>Last year, 35% of people who bought a home made an offer sight unseen, the survey found, up from 33% polled in May and 19% …

Real Estate

This Is the Way You Need to Write Down Your Goals for Faster Success

You are 42 percent more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down. Doing this one thing will help you achieve all of your goals.<p>The bad news? It is likely that your New Year's resolutions might not pan out the way you planned, if at all. While 60 percent of people abandon their …

Goal Setting

What Tax Bracket Are You In? Here's a Quick Way to Find Out

You might owe less than you think.<p>Even though most of us know the basic mechanics of how the federal income tax works, finding out exactly what tax …

Retirement

A $120 Billion Manager Expects Another Equity Sell-Off by March

If you were planning on putting your money back into stocks, you might want to hold on.<p>That’s the message from Nader Naeimi of AMP Capital Investors …

Stock Markets

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

How to Start an Online Business<p>Updated July 20, 2017<p>Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With …

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

Here’s What Food You Should NEVER Buy at an Airport

Steer clear of these.<p>Few people seek out airport dining. But long flights and mad dashes through a terminal sometimes necessitate grabbing what you …

New York City

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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It Only Took Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles 1 Minute to Share a Message That Will Leave You Completely Inspired

If something's going on in your life and you're struggling? Embrace it. Because you're growing."<p>Nick Foles, the quarterback who led the Philadelphia Eagles to their first Super Bowl victory ever, has been on a tear. After leading the Eagles through the postseason, Foles put on one of the best Super …

NFL

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

10 things I learned about life from asking myself a single question

We're often told to live everyday like it's our last. I think that's bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it miserable is through shortsightedness. That said, I do think we can build on the idea.<p>When I'm unsure about how to move forward, I like to ask myself a …

Self-improvement

Jun Tea Is The New Kombucha: This Gut-Healing Drink Is About To Be Everywhere

Jun is the sister tonic to kombucha, and, like kombucha, it’s tart and fizzy, like a sparkling, gut-healing soda.<p>The Jun base is an effective …

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Happiness

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words | Inc.com

We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily language plays.<p>Whether it's a health goal, building a business, or any other goal, success …

Self-improvement

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

Netflix Original

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

Swan song in scarlet and gold? 49ers’ safety faces uncertain future

SANTA CLARA — No player has been as synonymous with the 49ers’ defense over the last five years as safety Eric Reid. Sunday’s game against the Los …

Football (U.S.)

The 5 Online Businesses That Anyone Can Start | Inc.com

<i>I want to start any kind of online business that generates a monthly cashflow. What's the correct way to start? 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 Noah Kagan, Chief Sumo at AppSumo, on</b> …

Small Business

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins, and new research linking one type to cancer shows why

Not so fast. A growing body of research— including a study published August 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology— suggests that some supplements can carry real health risks. These risks range from vomiting and nausea to an increased risk of cancer and death.<p>Epidemiologists at two American cancer …

Wellness

'Cyborg' bacteria deliver green fuel source from sunlight

<b>Scientists have created bacteria covered in tiny semiconductors that generate a potential fuel source from sunlight, carbon dioxide and water.</b><p>The so-called "cyborg" bugs produce acetic acid, a chemical that can then be turned into fuel and plastic.<p>In lab experiments, the bacteria proved much more …

Clean Energy

These Are the 10 Most Expensive Google Keywords | Inc.com

We all know that it's ridiculously expensive to live in San Francisco.<p>Why? Because it's an amazing place to live.<p>Well, it can also be staggeringly expensive if you want to target certain keywords using AdWords, Google's pay-per-click (PPC) advertising platform.<p>Why? Because certain keywords are …

AdWords

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You? (Infographic)

Emotional intelligence plays a key role in every aspect of your life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From social relationships to your professional demeanor, emotional intelligence impacts nearly every aspect of your life and can be vital to your success. It helps you …

Emotional Intelligence

22 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

If you're the kind of person perpetually on a mission to improve yourself, a good book can provide stellar inspiration and guidance. Here are top picks from nearly two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive</i> by Harvey Mackay<p>"Very few business books provide …

Common Sense

See What Your State Is Doing to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Even as critics express concern about the gender pay gap under President Donald Trump's administration, there may still be reason for hope.<p>While federal policy-making aimed at tackling the wage gap could stall under Trump's administration, equal pay advocates are optimistic that state legislatures …

Gender

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Pulitzer Prize