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The founder of PayPal uses data to optimize every aspect of his life — and he says being healthier comes down to a single habit

"Be on the bike." That might as well be Max Levchin's fitness mantra.<p>Levchin is a cofounder of PayPal and the CEO of online lending service Affirm. On an episode of Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It," Levchin told US editor-in-chief Alyson Shontell about the philosophy behind his …

Will Power

London startup CityStasher raises $1.1M for its ‘Airbnb for luggage’

London-based CityStasher is building what it calls an ‘Airbnb for luggage’, a network of brick and mortar businesses across Europe that will store your luggage for a few hours after you have checked out or are waiting to check into your travel accommodation.<p>To help with this mission, CityStasher …

How This Couple Is Getting Paid to Sail Around the World

Riley, 33, and Elayna, 24, are out there living just about everyone’s fantasy life. They are both being paid to sail around the globe.<p>Both Riley and …

Sailing

Snow falls in the Sahara Desert

A blanket of snow fell in the Sahara Desert on Sunday, delighting locals.<p>It marks just the fourth time the weather phenomenon has occurred in the area in 37 years.<p>The town of Ain Sefra in Algeria is known as the gateway to the Sahara—the hottest desert in the world.<p>A rare bout of icy weather …

A 4-minute Tabata workout to ban bloat and boost your metabolism

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …

Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, five minutes is actually all the time …

Procrastination

6 pieces of bad advice people give their kids without realising

Most parents want their kids to be successful in life--and so we teach them attitudes that we believe will help them achieve their goals. But as I …

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Success

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need | Inc.com

Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. Ticking things off looks productive, but it's an illusion: …

Time Management

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Wi-Fi

In Sales, Silence Is Golden

The magic to selling is learning your client's actual pain points. You do that by listening more than you talk.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have written dozens of useful how-to lessons for driving sales, but perhaps none is more important than this one. This is the …

The 'Game of Thrones' Anime Improves Upon the Show in a Huge Way

We finally get to see Jon's direwolf Ghost tear it up.<p>Everyone that missed Ghost in <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 7 will be happy to see that the direwolf …

TV Series

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Entrepreneurship

Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused | Inc.com

With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the Earth.<p>Yet with longer days, higher expectations, and the constant pinging of …

Mindfulness

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity | Inc.com

"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the answers to your problems.<p>What happens …

Creativity

Use This Trick to Quickly Come Up With 10 Great Business Ideas

Gather everyone you know, and let the idea flow begin.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you trust the ads in your Facebook feed, you probably think there is a magic formula hidden from normal people that gives special guru’s unlimited success in business just by doing …

Coding Is An Overrated Skill: Here's What You Really Need To Know | Inc.com

There's a myth floating around Silicon Valley that you need to be able to code to run a successful company. And it's duped us all. The companies we aspire to start are tech-based, overnight unicorns that fundamentally disrupt the industry they are entering. But there are other ways to do it. At …

Business Strategy

7 Lessons From Building a 6-Figure Business in High School

Success can come remarkably soon if you get an early start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is always intimidating – and this is especially true when you are young. From coming up with the idea to charging clients for your product, there’s a lot to …

Google launches open source system to make training deep learning models faster and easier

Google's new Tensor2Tensor (T2T) library aims to help businesses and researchers create new machine learning models for translation, parsing, and …

Great Acting Is About More Than Training and Class

All too often, actors focus on the obvious things for their acting. Yes, studying the craft, industry news, watching movies, improv, etc., are all …

Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid - Shelf Life

I was going to talk about E3 this week, but then I watched the latest episode of Sakura Quest and decided I really wanted to rave about that show …

Episode 11 - Eromanga Sensei

How would you rate <b>episode 11</b> of <br>Eromanga Sensei ?<p>If Eromanga Sensei was setting up for complicated romantic pratfalls with the impassioned …

Anime

Japanese Teens Are Obsessed With This Dreamy Body-Swapping Anime

The first time I watched Makoto Shinkai's <i>Your Name</i>, I was on a 13-hour flight from New York City to Tokyo. The plot, about two teens who embark on a …

Thinking of starting your own business? Read these 3 books.

These reads will teach you how to handle your finances, set up systems, and manage people.<p>January 20, 2017 —If you’re considering starting your own …

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

How I Trained Myself To Wake Up On Time Without An Alarm

Half the battle is figuring out how much sleep your body needs, and the other half is consistency.<p>Sleep is one of my favorite things. I adore it. I’ve never been one for alarms, though. Potentially because they mark the end of my sleeping.<p>I started working remotely a few years ago, and …

The 10 Most Stunning Uses of Color in Movie History

From the dusty O Brother, Where Art Thou? to the hipster pastels of Wes Anderson.<p>Few people likely walk out of a movie and comment on the palette chosen by the director off the color wheel. Those conversations are typically reserved for art classes or nerdy film forums. But color, whether it is …

Geek

10 Dinner Party Entrees You Can Make for Under $20

Low-key Friday dinner parties are a highlight of my entire week. But when my wife and I tried to tighten our budget recently, I combed through our …

What Made Toonami So Good

An entire generation’s fondness for anime can be traced back to one programming block on Cartoon Network called Toonami. Toonami is a well of …