Lloyd Jackson

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7 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Scrambled Eggs

Achieve total fluffy perfection by following these easy cooking tips.<p>Eggs, of course, are one of the Best Foods for Runners. And like spaghetti and PB&J, scrambled eggs are one of those incredibly simple dishes that everyone knows how to make...right?<p>Nope. Turns out almost everyone is doing it …

2016 Fantasy Football Draft Day Dilemmas: 12 to track if you wait on wide receiver

Everyone is drafting wide receivers earlier this season. Heath Cummings looks into what happens if you buck the trend.<p><i>Note: Special FanDuel offer --</i> …

Fantasy Football

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

Here's how you can give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up.<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't …

Here's everything scientists know about how to avoid aging

A team of researchers published a thorough review of the science of why we age this week in the journal Cell. It ties together that still-young field's confusing, sometimes contradictory findings into a single coherent whole and offers the most complete explanation I've seen anywhere as to why …

Holistic Medicine

A man who studied rich people for 5 years found there are 3 aspects of etiquette they never shirk

It turns out, the wealthiest, most successful people use simple etiquette habits to get ahead.<p>A five-minute phone call, for instance, could result in huge payoffs.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his book "Change Your …

Self-improvement

Reading has been proven to help sharpen one extremely important emotion

"Fiction might be the mind's flight simulator," Keith Oatley wrote in a new review of the research on reading and mental health, published Tuesday in Trends in Cognitive Sciences.<p>Research into the psychological impact of literature suggests that when we read stories in which characters are rich and …

University of Toronto

Your Brain Benefits Most When You Listen to Absolutely Nothing, Science Says

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

Court ruling could make sharing Netflix and Spotify passwords a federal crime

US court rules in favor of a new criminal act designed to counter cases of hacking, but decision may have consequences for ‘innocuous’ password sharers<p>Sharing passwords to access streaming sites such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and HBO Go could be a federal crime, according to a new ruling.<p>Three …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

Why elections are bad for democracy | David Van Reybrouck

Our voting system worked well for decades, but now it is broken. There is a better way to give voice to the people<p>Brexit is a turning point in the history of western democracy. Never before has such a drastic decision been taken through so primitive a procedure – a one-round referendum based on a …

Political Science

Toddler-Proof Your iPhone With This Quick Trick

In a parental pinch, iPhones and iPads make great pacifiers. That’s not to say you should let junior put Apple devices in his or her mouth, but their …

7 Steps to Getting Rid of Cable

Americans spend an average of around $100 a month for pay-television. If they follow a few simple steps, they can not only get rid of cable, they can save a lot of money while still getting most of the programming they want to watch.<p>The major pay-television companies including <b>Comcast</b>, <b>Charter</b> …

Ramadan etiquette guide for non-Muslims | CNN Travel

(CNN) — There are 7.6 billion people in the world. And a full 24% of them -- 1.8 billion -- are fasting from sunup to sundown. Every day. For an entire month.<p>It's Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar. But what if you're not a Muslim -- just a caring, considerate person. Is there …

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

10 Dark Ancient Origins Of Everyday Phrases

Some of the seemingly innocent phrases that we utter today have disturbing historical backstories. A cakewalk was a dance performed by slaves for …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

These things added up over long periods of time can have a tremendous impact on who you are.<p>The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Success

Business Storytelling From a Hollywood Screenwriting Coach

The Story Master SpeaksRobert McKee is the master of Hollywood storytelling, and you may recognize his name. For the first time, we are excited to …

Screenwriting

17 Habits of the Most Highly Respected Employees

Think about all the work colleagues you've truly respected. These are the 20 things they've never stopped doing.<p>We've explored the things the most respected bosses do, and the inevitable habits that unhappy employees fall into. It's only fair therefore that we talk about the habits of the world's …

How to Master Microsoft Office PowerPoint

PowerPoint lets you put presentations together in a snap, but your slide shows can be dull and boring if you only know the basics. It’s time to learn …

How to Start a Drawing: 5 Methods for Beginners

This is the hardest part. You have a brilliant idea in your head, you can see exactly what you want to accomplish, you have this feeling you know how …

How to Master Microsoft Office Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the de facto email and calendaring client in most offices—and it can help manage your tasks and notes as well. Beyond just …

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

If You're in Your 20s, Consider Buying These Stocks

Image source: StockMonkeys.com via Flickr.<p>Our 20s can be a pretty transformational time in our lives. Chances are, if you're in your 20s now, you're just getting started in the world of investing. Taking that first step into an unfamiliar world might sound scary, but you have an advantage everyone …

The Economist Defends 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

There’s something unbearably sad about a great financial journal like <i>The Economist</i> defending shareholder value theory, which even Jack Welch has called “the dumbest idea in the world.” Like many unbearably sad things, it involves clever people who should know better struggling to defend something …

The 12 best apps for managing your finances

Managing your money can be difficult, especially when it's tax season.<p>Luckily, there are some great apps out there to help you budget, invest, and manage your finances. Here are 12 of the best.

Apps

Where to Start If You Have More Than 50 Pounds To Lose

The Most Underrated Place in Every State

Every state in this country has something -- be it a park, a museum, a mountain, hell, an entire freaking city -- that's downright fantastic but just …