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10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

Do not try at home! Crazy pictures by 'urban explorers'

It's an unusual hobby known as urban exploration where photographers venture into abandoned or unused buildings and places to see what they can capture on camera. Have a look!

Urban Exploration

9 Things Successful People Do Right Before Bed

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Success

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

The Brain

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

5 amazing ways Pope Francis made Republicans squirm yesterday

In his speech to Congress, the pope made one thing very clear: Republicans aren’t acting very Christian<p>Despite all the talk that Pope Francis’ address to Congress wouldn’t be political or partisan, it turns out it was both. And, as I predicted here in Salon, it definitely leaned to one side of the …

Christianity

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …

Why Introverts Make Better Business Leaders | Inc.com

When making the case for introverts, <i>Inc.</i> contributing editor Geoffrey James puts it most eloquently: "The business world is full of loser extroverts who never get anything done because they're too busy shooting the bull."<p>Originally coined in 1921 by Swiss psychologist Carl Jung, the word …

Psychology

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain

Learning a foreign language may make you immune to 2 key decision-making biases

Investigations into the ways and means to combat these biases have lagged behind, but that's starting to change.<p>Now a team of researchers at the University of Chicago has reported that people are immune to two key biases when they think in their second, less familiar language.<p>The first half of the …

Psychology

10 YouTube fitness superstars who make getting in shape simple

With instructional videos for everything from yoga and pilates to weight-lifting and cardio training, YouTube fitness trainers are racking up millions of views.<p>Here are 10 YouTube channels that will help you turn your computer screen into a gym.

Weightlifting

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

Startups

Pictures of the Week 8.20.15

Wildfires

Artist Banksy opens derelict 'Dismaland' theme park

LONDON (AP) — The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project — a parody of a seaside theme park called "Dismaland" complete with a derelict castle, a dead Cinderella and a Grim Reaper in a bumper car.<p>The artist, best known for his subversive, stenciled street art, said …

Streetwear

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Productivity

High childhood IQ linked to bipolar disorder later in life

Is bipolar disorder the price humans must pay for creativity and intelligence?<p>High childhood IQ levels are linked to an increased risk of bipolar disorder later in life, according to new research.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Glasgow, measured the IQ of a large group of people aged …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don’t Involve Running

Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire—it’s not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental …

Scientists found something surprising about the real paleo diet

In a paper in the September issue of The Quarterly Review of Biology, the authors argue that carbohydrates, especially from tubers (starchy plants like potatoes), were a key source of nutrients that may have helped us develop our particularly large brains.<p>That's right: carbs, in a paleo diet.<p>The …

Nutrition

24 Beautiful Tattoos Inspired By Mental Illness

Body art as recovery.

Mental Health

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

Some coding 'bootcamps' can get graduates an average salary of over $100,000 after just three months, and now you can pay for them with student loans

These programs are designed to take in students with minimal coding knowledge and shoot them back out a few months later as employable software engineers. And the top schools have enjoyed outstanding success, boasting over $100,000 in average exit salaries and up to 99% employment rates, partially …

Higher Education

Citizenfour director Laura Poitras sues US over 'Kafkaesque harassment'

The Oscar-winning documentary film-maker Laura Poitras is suing the US government demanding to know why she has repeatedly been subjected to “Kafkaesque harassment” at airports across the world.<p>Poitras, 51, said she had been held at borders more than 50 times between 2006 and 2012, often for hours …

Surveillance

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Athletic Apparel

15 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

Upgrade your outdoors skills.

Here’s Why You May Be Aging Faster Than Your Friends

We all have friends who were born in the same year but look years younger (or older) than we do. Now researchers say that such perceptions aren’t …

Aging