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6 Questions You Seriously Need To Ask Yourself

What is a good life? We spoke to philosopher Mark Rowlands to find out.<p>Life, eh. What it's all about? We might not have the right answers, but we do have some of the right questions.<p>BuzzFeed spoke to Mark Rowlands, a Welsh writer, philosopher, and professor of philosophy at the University of Miami, …

Apocalypse now: has the next giant financial crash already begun?

The 1st of October came and went without financial armageddon. Veteran forecaster Martin Armstrong, who accurately predicted the 1987 crash, used the same model to suggest that 1 October would be a major turning point for global markets. Some investors even put bets on it. But the passing of the …

Economics

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures documenting what it was like.<p>"Unlimited Dom Perignon, wild caviar, and a shower spa while flying 40,000 feet in the air — it's no wonder …

A chemistry teacher's guide to the perfect cup of coffee

As a chemistry teacher, I’m inevitably fascinated by chemistry in general, but especially by the chemistry we come across on a daily basis. Rather than only sharing this with my students, I started a website, Compound Interest, where I create illustrated explanations of chemical concepts for anyone …

Coffee

Scientists Find the Real Fountain of Youth — Inside Our DNA

Researchers experiment with gene deletion.<br>Read More

21 Rules for Solopreneurs to Live By

For all the talk of scaling and hiring and growing, some small businesses will always be one man or one woman shows. And the solopreneurs who run …

The Next Billion Dollar Companies -- Where Are They Now?

No more than six months after the launch of Forbes’ inaugural Next Billion Dollar Startups list (produced with TrueBridge Capital Partners), the list is already outdated. And in the best way possible.<p>Of the 25 companies we profiled, nearly half are at least rumored to be valued at or above $1.0 …

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

Utilties Should Become Energy Services Providers

Faced with a dizzying array of challenges they seem unable to overcome, utilities should embrace them all, according to experts who schooled utility executives in Los Angeles this week.<p>“The utility has to become the orchestrator of all of that change, and not just look at batteries and how it might …

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

The coming years may be rooftop solar's time to shine

Rooftop solar power is booming. And as more and more consumers discover that prices for solar power are falling, they're slapping panels on their roofs and buying less energy from the power companies.<p>Are we really seeing a revolution in rooftop solar? “Yes,” says David Roberts, a staff writer at …

The core factor of success is focus, and here’s how to get it

Peak performance experts say things like, “You should focus. You need to eliminate the distractions. Commit to one thing and become great at that thing.”<p>This is good advice. The more I study successful people from all walks of life—artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists—the more I believe …

15 Phrases You Should Start Using to Sound More Professional | Inc.com

Whether you're interviewing for your first job or hoping to move up the career ladder in your current position, there are a few phrases you can use to help. These 15 phrases can help establish you as a positive force in any office environment.<p><b>"Let's touch base."</b><p>This statement is vague enough to …

6 Google Apps Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using

Efficiency is your best friend if you are trying to squeeze as much productivity as you can out of a 24 hour day. When you are building a lean …

Which Programming Language Should You Learn?

Programming Languages

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

The clever way this startup plans to take on $8 billion camera giant GoPro

That is, until you have to edit the footage.<p>Slogging through hours upon hours of footage can be a major pain point for action camera users. Now one startup is taking a stab at solving it by releasing an action camera that will auto-edit your footage for you.<p>The camera, which is available for …

11 Tasks You Didn’t Know You Could Outsource to an Assistant | Inc.com

For a founder who wears many hats in his or her organization, having an assistant eases the burden of having to handle less important, yet nonetheless timely tasks. In order to truly make this a worthwhile investment, however, you should feel empowered to trust your assistant to take care of duties …

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …

The Best Tents of 2014

Sierra Designs Flash 3UL<p><b>BEST FOR</b>: Backpacking any time rain is in the forecast.<p><b>THE TEST</b>: At first it might seem crazy that the Flash ($499) doesn’t have vestibules over its two waterproof doors. But testers quickly realized that this apparent weakness is actually the three-person tent’s most …

The world's 12 best natural swimming pools | CNN Travel

The Top 3 Mind-Boggling Quantum Experiments That Will Drop Your Jaw

I'm in!<p>Quantum physics has revealed that the true nature of our reality is much “weirder” than we previously thought. Findings in this realm …

World's Smallest Sustainable House Can Fit a Family of Four

1/14<p>Nano Living System<p>Building "the world's smallest sustainable house" is a mighty big claim, but that's what one company says that they've done …

10 Apps and Gadgets to Help You Find Zen

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a lot of people, technology can feel like the root of all stress. A constant torrent of emails, social media notifications, text messages and chats can be overwhelming and unforgiving. At the same …

Forget asteroids: Solar storm could 'cause apocalypse on Earth with just 12 hours warning'

GETTYThe next major round of solar storms is predicted for 2023<p>Modern technology that relies on satellites such as mobile phones, the internet, …

Asteroids

7 ways to stop being 'busy' and actually start being productive

As entrepreneurs, we often have periods when we are frenetically trying to balance a million work-related things at once, but it is neither effective nor sustainable to operate that way.<p>At the end of the day, we feel burnt out, utterly exhausted and unfulfilled in other areas of our lives.<p>To help …

Time Management

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …