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Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Doctor, engineer, and businessman. These were the top three career choices for the children of middle-class families in India when I was young. Doctors earned the most respect; engineers were second-best; business was something you got into if you didn't have the chops to complete a degree.<p>I chose …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10, It's The Big One

Something cool just happened. Microsoft has released the biggest new version of Windows 10 in ages and it does something vitally important: it gives us the first look at the platform as a cohesive – and possibly game changing – whole…<p><b>So What’s New?</b><p>Let’s cut to the chase. What Windows 10 Build 10061 …

House Beautiful April 2015 Name This Color Contest

The rules for this month's contest.<p><b>OFFICIAL RULES</b><p><b>NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING</b><p><b>HOW TO ENTER: Name This Color! Contest (the "Contest"):</b> Beginning March 13, 2015at 12:01 AM (ET) through April 16, 2015 at 11:59 PM …

How To Win An Argument Every Time

<i>This article was cowritten by Joseph Grenny, the</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author of</i> Crucial Conversations <i>and the cofounder of VitalSmarts.</i><p>Between the two of us, we’ve spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding in both of our research is that your ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

Motivation

The Attack On Dr. Oz Just Backfired In A Big Way

Dr. Oz said he would “fight back” against his critics.<p>Boy, did he ever.<p>Oz has spent the past week being pummeled in the media, after ten physicians wrote a public letter to Columbia University, calling for the medical school to drop Oz from its faculty.<p>“[Oz] has manifested an egregious lack of …

Are You Ready To Subscribe To A Netflix For Learning? Curious.com Thinks You Are

The next time you get bored with watching whatever’s rotting your brain on your television or your iPhone, you’ll have a healthier alternative: educational courses.<p>Don’t laugh. And no, we’re not talking about <i>America’s Test Kitchen</i> or <i>This Old House</i> on PBS, but video courses on everything from …

Amazon's 'Risky' Web Services 'Distraction' Finally Pays Off

When I wrote what was likely the first major magazine story about Amazon.com’s Web services business way back in November 2006, most people thought it was yet another crazy idea from CEO Jeff Bezos.<p>Heck, even most of my colleagues at the magazine thought <i>I</i> was crazy to bother writing about it. …

The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

Happiness

Why Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus Don't Speak with Fellow Victim Michelle Knight

It has been at least a year since the three women who were bound by chains and a horrific experience have spoken.<p>Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and …

6 Things That Kill Your Organizing Game

Does organizing bewilder you? These six sneaky mistakes might be the reason why.<p><b>1. Reading about organizing... but never actually doing it.</b><p>It's no secret we're big fans of Marie Kondo here at <i>House Beautiful</i> — but reading about organizing is <i>definitely</i> not the same as doing. Get inspired! But don't …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

13 Podcasts for Growing Your Business

Podcast pro John Lee Dumas shares his insights on the shows you should be listening to.<p>As podcasts rise in popularity, it's hard to know which ones to spend your precious time with. There are literally hundreds of thousands of business podcasts you can access from your phone at any given moment. I …

New leak reveals Windows 10 as you’ve never seen it before

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that small tablets would be outfitted with a different Windows 10 interface than the one on larger devices, …

Digital health records are not safe, report on breaches shows

Electronic health records were supposed to make life better for patients and doctors -- getting rid of bulky and messy paper files, streamlining delivery of care and organizing medical information so that scientists can use it to make discoveries.<p>But those benefits could be for naught if digital …

Digital Health

Inside a Spanish Colonial That's Full of Heart and Soul

This new Bay Area house could have easily become one big cliché of Spanish Colonial style.<p>This brand spanking new Bay Area house could have easily become one big cliché of Spanish Colonial style, but not in the hands of designer Erin Martin. Read the interview here.

7 gratitude exercises you should try today

Giving thanks can take less than one minute<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by<p>7 gratitude exercises you should try today<p>Giving thanks can take less than one …

Want More Wind And Solar Energy? Invest A Lot More In The Grid

Want to increase the use of green energy and reduce the level of harmful emissions? Invest heavily in the grid to both modernize and expand it, which will accomplish such aims while also building the US economy.<p>That’s the view of energy and utility experts assembled by Public Utilities Fortnightly …

Workflow App Now Apple Watch Ready, Brings 200+ Automated Tasks To Your Wrist

The popular and irreplaceable Workflow app for iOS has just been updated to version 1.2, and adds support for the Apple Watch. With over 200 …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Happy people are 36 percent more motivated, six times more energized, and twice as productive as their unhappy counterparts.<p>Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us …

Finding Success Beyond the Lens: Meet Two Entrepreneurs Translating Their Skills to New Ventures

A photography business requires many things to nurture long-term success, not least of which are determination and business prowess. But after years …

Entrepreneurship

Watch this: Microsoft’s Surface 3 thinks it can charge itself

One of the best features Microsoft included in the Surface 3 is the addition of USB charging. So what happens when you plug Microsoft’s Surface 3 back into itself? Well, it gets a little confused.<p>Just for fun, Neowin connected the Surface 3’s USB 3.0 port into the micro USB charging port. Again, …

At 15, Daniela Shia-Sevilla’s writing has already wowed the literary community

She would say later that she was so nervous, she felt she didn’t belong there, that one singular thought resounded in her mind when she first stepped into the room: <i>I’m just a kid.</i><p>The Folger Shakespeare Library was crowded with the well-heeled literati, writers and thinkers and philanthropists in …

A New Mom's Ghostly "First Family Photo" Has Been Shared All Over The World

"When I saw the picture I immediately started crying," she told BuzzFeed News.<p>"July 13th 2014 was the absolute worst day of my life," she wrote on Facebook. "I lost my best friend. The father of my unborn child. And since that day I have felt so empty inside. A part of me will forever be missing. I …

Microsoft Surface 3 Makes A Welcome Transformation Into A Very Portable PC: Hands-On Review

<b>This is an update to a hands-on review.</b><p>Don’t let its appearance fool you. Microsoft's entry-level tablet is a PC.<p>Microsoft tried in vain to make the original Surface and the Surface 2 a pure tablet, replete with a new mobile operating system. That didn’t work out after two generations of losing …

At Kenya college, Christian students foretold massacre

When the Somali militant group Shabab attacked Garissa University College, Stanley Muli, 22, hid in a wardrobe, wondering why the army stationed nearby was taking so long to arrive.<p>For two hours after the attack at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, no one came to the rescue as Muli listened as Shabab fighters …