Kevin Fortier

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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

US-China 'trade war' could explode this year

Jim Cramer made the case for President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Commerce to prohibit Chinese steel dumping.

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

7 Ways to Make Extra Money While Working a Full-Time Job

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Is your dwindling bank account impacting your health? The American Psychological Association (APA) …

7 Things Wildly Successful People Do Before 7:30 a.m.

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by their ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many …

Success

A psychologist says parents should do these 17 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

Self-improvement

Solar As A Service: The Headache-Free Way To Have Solar Power In New Zealand

<b>Published on</b> August 24th, 2016 | <i>by Sponsored Content</i><p>0<p>August 24th, 2016 by <b>Sponsored Content</b><p>As New Zealand transitions its national energy profile to …

Running tips: The only 2 workouts you need to improve your VO2 max

It has many names: “maximal oxygen consumption,” “maximal oxygen uptake,” “peak oxygen uptake,” “maximal aerobic capacity.” Simply put, your VO2 …

Main Salmon River - Idaho fly fishing trip

Idaho's Salmon River, the Grand Canyon of Idaho, is one of the longest free flowing rivers in the United States and cuts through a vast area of …

This Video Will Make You Think Twice About The Way You Talk To Kids

Video tries to show how the way adults talk to kids matters<p>A video about the way adults talk to kids is causing debate. It focuses on the ways adults …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

And don’t worry—creating a personal bullet journal isn’t as overwhelming as it seems on Instagram.<p>Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of …

Productivity

7 Simple Life Hacks That Will Make You Smarter

Looking to perform better mentally? Do the following.<p><i>Do you want to be smarter?</i><p>You can't boost your IQ overnight, but you can get a little smarter every day.<p>With enough motivation and determination, anyone can expand their mental capabilities and become smarter.<p>Integrating new habits into your …

Want a Great Marriage? 11 Things Couples Who Build Successful Marriages Do Each and Every Day

Occasionally, you can have it all--and that's definitely true where professional success and a strong marriage are concerned.<p>Success isn't based on one single factor. How you approach each day plays a huge role. Developing greater determination, willpower, and grit--something you can definitely …

16 of the most beautifully odd & useful places on the internet that you didn't know existed

From the weird and wondrous to the mesmerizing yet educational and useful, check out these wonders of the internet that you probably haven’t …

8 Top Tech Conferences You Can’t Miss This Fall

Each year the number of tech conferences seems to increase. Wondering which conferences were remaining in 2016? Here's a list of the top eight conferences remaining this year. There are a few other conferences out there like Content Marketing World and Inbound, however, those are more about …

Startups

This is the real reason Russia wants to talk to Saudi Arabia about oil

Oil spiked by more than 1% earlier in the day following news out of Russia that the country is in talks with Saudi Arabia about the state of the oil industry.<p>Since then both major oil benchmarks have continued to climb and at 3:50 p.m. BST (10:50 a.m. ET) Brent crude, the international benchmark, …

Here’s Why Your Team Meetings Suck

Team meetings suck, but they are a must — both internally and externally — for most businesses.<p>Google “meetings” and you’ll find that many articles …

Are You Lacking Focus? This Easy Week-Long Ritual Can Help

This short exercise helps clear the mental underbrush. And the biggest skeptics need it the most!<p>You know the benefits of meditation. But still, you don't do it. Hmmm.<p>Maybe it's time to consider an alternate approach. Not an alterna-<i>tive</i>--I have no doubt that meditation is everything you've heard. …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

20 Simple Life Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Yesterday

https://diply.com/article/simple-life-hacks-you-wish-you-already-knew<p>article<p>We know life is hard and we're here to help.<p>Diply

Bank of England's Brexit plan to prop up the economy with QE fails on second day

The Bank of England plan to boost the economy with quantitative easing after Brexit has ran into trouble on its second day after it failed to find …

Bank of England

On a Budget? Do This One Thing to Instantly Upgrade Your Home

Matthew Studios Inc. Marble Freya Cabinet Pull (price upon request)<p><b>What are your favorite destinations for hot hardware right now? Share your sources</b> …

LME Goes Precious, Brings Back Gold And Silver, Eventually PGMs

<i>Original Post</i><p><i>By Stuart Burns</i><p>After a gap of 30 years, the London Metal Exchange is, in collaboration with the World Gold Council, getting back into …

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'Self-driving' in spotlight again as China sees first Tesla autopilot crash

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tesla said on Wednesday that one of its cars had crashed in Beijing while in ‘autopilot’ mode, with the driver contending sales staff sold the function as ‘self-driving’, overplaying its actual capabilities.<p>Tesla said it had reviewed data to confirm the car was in autopilot …

2 Ways Successful People Learn Faster (and So Can You)

What you learn is important, but how you learn makes all the difference.<p>Years ago, Chuck Yeager (the first person to break the sound barrier) sent me on the wrong path.<p>Okay, maybe it was my fault. I read Chuck's autobiography and somehow came away with the mistaken impression that a good pilot …

The ‘alien megastructure’ star continues to defy explanation

By on August 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm<p>The star KIC 8462852 sits 1,480 light years away in the constellation Cygnus. It’s an unassuming object at first …

Universe

Archaeologists just uncovered one of the biggest Mayan tombs ever

The team uncovered the tomb in Xunantunich, an ancient city in Western Belize that once served as a ceremonial centre for the Maya, under the stairway of a temple.<p>"In other words, it appears that the temple was purposely erected for the primary purpose of enclosing the tomb," team leader Jaime Awe …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

Sleep

The 4 Top Relationship Desires of Men and Women

Why should men and women try to please one another? For love’s sake. The world of love is an easily solved mystery of emotional giving and receiving …