John Porter

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Elderly man whose card was declined at Aldi till in pension mix-up left stunned by mystery stranger's kind-hearted act

A kind-hearted stranger paid for an elderly couple's Aldi shopping after a pension mix-up saw their card declined at the till.<p>Jean and Alan Young …

Manchester

Getting the best deal on money transfer overseas

Whether the sum you need to send overseas is large or small, there are several different ways to transfer money internationally.<p>Banks, building societies and brokers all provide transfer services. In recent years, a number of transfer firms have also come on to the scene, offering what may seem …

Finance

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

How to Set Up a Smart Home Routine with Google Assistant

Routines allow you to execute several Google Home actions with one command. For example, if you were to say, "Good morning," to your Google Home …

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

The Basics of Shorting Stock<p>A Beginner's Guide for How to Short Stocks<p>Updated March 16, 2018<p>Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

Now Windows 10's 'Continue on PC' feature works from your iPhone

A couple of days ago Microsoft enabled a feature that lets Android users easily use the share button to push a web page from their cell phone to a Windows 10 PC. Now, it's released an app to manage the same feature on iOS-powered devices. It's available to users in the "Fast" ring of its Insiders …

50 regrets that will haunt you when you’re lying on your deathbed

We all die. It’s an inescapable fact of life. Yet most of us go about our days as if we’re going to live forever.<p>We never take the leap to live life …

15 Quotes From Wayne Dyer That Will Inspire You to Seize Every Second of Your Life

Wayne W. Dyer was one of the most influential spiritual teachers to have ever graced this Earth.<p>Over the four decades of his career, he wrote more …

Motivation

From Prison to $700,000 Online: The Extraordinary Story of Lawrence Aponte | Inc.com

After spending more than six years in a Florida prison, the first thing Lawrence Aponte did upon his release was look for a job.<p>He found one shucking and packing oysters at a seafood warehouse for a whopping $7 an hour. Never mind that Aponte is allergic to shellfish and would leave work every day …

Entrepreneurship

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

Happiness

11 Amazing Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

Before Any Kinds Of Habit Change, Journaling Should Be The First One You Want To Adapt

Do you still remember the “new year goals” you vowed to achieve? By this time a lot of us would have completely forgotten about it.<p>Every once in …

How To Take Screenshots Using the Mac Keyboard

• Home<br>• How To<br>• Mac<br>• How To Take Screenshots Using the Mac Keyboard<p>Chris Hauk - Mar 10, 2017<p>While there are a number of great screenshot apps available for …

Apps

We're Born To Want To Put Things Off But Here's What You Can Do To Get Over It

We all know the feeling of having to do something and putting it off. 'I'll do it tomorrow', you say to yourself, but you said that yesterday. That …

Motivation

There's a New Prediction for the Singularity: 2047

In 30 years, the singularity will happen and artificial intelligence in all the smart devices and robots will exceed human intelligence.<p>That was the …

A Scientific Method For Building Good Habits and Making Them Stick

Good habits take time to stick. You will feel amazing if every time you put your mind to something, you got it done in a specific and realistic time. …

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Road Trips

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Apps

Raspberry Pi Commands Cheat Sheet

Those just starting out with the Raspberry Pi mini PC, or anyone who would like a refresh and has been away from the hardware, may be interested in a …

Raspberry Pi

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself | Inc.com

If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget to be kind to ourselves.<p>Life's tough enough, stressful enough, hard enough, …

Self-help