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How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a raise, even breaching a touchy subject with your spouse at home. The list goes on.<p>The premise of each …

Public Speaking

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

5 Recent Scifi and Fantasy Books That Would Make Amazing Movies or TV Shows

<i>Annihilation</i> is out now, season two of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is <i></i>coming soon, and tons of other high-profile scifi and fantasy adaptations are either …

Science Fiction

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

South America

This 1 Celebrity Technique Makes You Instantly More Interesting to Hiring Managers

Share this about yourself to make a better first impression.<p>In my industry, reputation management is a hot topic these days. It used to be only the C-suite needed to worry about their public persona. However, thanks to social media, now we all must consider how we're perceived in the business …

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reason why the Bible is the bestselling book every year is because it delivers its lessons as a series of stories. And if you don't want to use the Bible as an …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

eCommerce

After Annihilation: 10 strange sci-fi books that should be on screen

With Netflix's adaptation of Richard Morgan’s body-hopping cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon, Alex Garland directing the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s weird and symbolist novel Annihilation and The Expanse’s third season set for release on Syfy this year, any number of SF and fantasy novels that …

I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning For a Week – Here’s What I Learned

I’ve always liked eggs – they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too …

Breakfast

Moment robodog fights off human owner to escape laboratory

This is the moment a robotic dog used brute strength to overcome a human's attempts to stop him escaping from a laboratory room.<p>The bizarre - and slightly terrifying - clip features robotics company Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot, which has four legs, a long trunk and a peculiar extendable claw …

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

How 'slaughterbots' could become terrifying new form of warfare terrorists and governments could use to kill

Flying 'slaughterbots' that use facial recognition and are capable of carrying out mass killings seem like a terrifying plot from a science fiction …

Robots

With Hollywood’s Help, Alien Beasts Invade Century City, Offer Preview Of VR Entertainment To Come

A new virtual reality experience in Century City does for alien creatures what <i>Jurassic Park</i> did for dinosaurs — bring them so close you’re dwarfed …

Virtual Reality

If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

Healthy Eating

10 Cooking Mistakes Most Home Cooks Make

Learning how to cook is one of the most enriching things a man can do in his spare time. Learning how to cook teaches you about timing and patience, …

5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again and Again That Makes Millions

Jesse Itzler, of Zico coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by.<p>Jesse Itzler is a man of many hats. He's the co-owner of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, partner in ZICO Coconut Water, founder of Marquis …

19 Healthy Soups That Won't Weigh You Down, Literally

Between the seven-layer dip you housed on Saturday night and polishing off a box of chocolates on Sunday (worth it), there’s a good chance you might …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

Cooking

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait | Inc.com

In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the majority of us that fall well short of Einstein-esque IQ. Because curiosity, as it turns out, is …

Creativity

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

8 YA Series Worth Binge-Reading Before Their Big Finales

When it comes to binging on stories, why should Netflix and Hulu have all the fun? This year happens to be a prime one for binge-<i>reading</i>, as a number …

TV

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

Scientists Just Found a Super-Powerful New Class of Antibiotics in Dirt

It can kill MRSA.<p>The modern medical era began when an absent-minded British scientist named Alexander Fleming returned from vacation to find that one …

Biology