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To Increase Your Productivity up to 200 Percent, Ask These 3 Questions

Change is automatic, but progress is not. Progress is about making the changes that get you closer to your desired outcomes and by asking these 3 questions daily, your outcomes will become more focused and deliberate.<p>As I continue my personal transformation via Tony Robbins, I'm totally digging his …

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

North Island

Save your solar power; Tesla to announce home batteries on April 30

The rumors are true. Tesla just “announced” that it will unveil new type of lithium-ion battery for homes and offices. In an email to investors, …

Counting Down the 20 Greenest Cities in America

New Orleans has been eating local and restoring its treasures well before such practices were cool: This year it won the survey for cool antique …

Five Daily Writing Exercises That Can Improve Your Blogging | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Maintaining a blog full-time can be a bit stressful, and this stress can sometimes have a restricting effect on your writing. There’s the pressure to …

Advice On Credit Cards, Investing, Student Loans, Mortgages & More

Advertiser Disclosure<p>This website receives compensation for products or services you obtain through the links on this site.<p>Favorites<p>How do credit …

Is this violent passage from the Bible, Torah or Quran? Take the test!

The world has watched in horror while members of ISIS justify the next mass murder or icy execution with words from the Quran, followed by shouts of …

'Albert Einstein Font' Lets You Write Like Physics Genius

Few people can hope to achieve the feats of genius Albert Einstein, but now, there may at least be a way to write like the famous physicist, thanks …

15 Tips to De-Stress Your Day

It’s a little wacky that we live in a world that glamorizes stress. When did it suddenly become okay for us to consistently be running around with frazzled nerves and a to-do list the size of a small book? We have our jobs, our side jobs, our blogs and websites, and it’s easy to understand why …

Artificial-Intelligence Experts Are in High Demand

Is Solar Energy Ready to Compete With Oil and Other Fossil Fuels?

The solar energy industry is gathering significant momentum worldwide and is providing traditionally fossil fuel-dependent nations with major …

Solar Power

How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

30 Unbelievable Places That Are Hard To Believe Really Exist

Our Earth is full of wonders and beautiful places. Here is a collection of some breathtaking places that are hard to believe really exist.<b>(h/t:</b> …

Jim Rogers: I would buy North Korea if I could

Famed investor Jim Rogers has made his fortune several times over by investing where others fear to tread. He's now a fixture on the international speakers' circuit as well as a man in constant demand for his investment tips.<p>He's nothing if not blunt, but his views have a habit of paying rich …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

Learning

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Wealth

Social Security Could Be In Worse Shape Than We Thought

Social Security is the backbone of retirement planning in the United States. Nearly one-third of retirees receive almost all of their retirement income from the system and nearly two-thirds receive more than half of their retirement income from Social Security. In short, America’s retirees need …

6 Actionable Tasks You Can Do Today to Become a More Successful Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you more successful today than you were yesterday?<p>If you are an entrepreneur, this is most likely your goal. No matter what kind of entrepreneurial niche you find yourself in, chances are you are focused on continually improving. This …

Entrepreneurship

Machine Learning Goes Mainstream I: InboxVudu Prioritizes Your Email

Machine learning is moving out of the backend shadows and into mainstream applications that ordinary consumers will use on a daily basis. These applications will recognize the intent behind written and spoken language and quickly classify the content of images and video. It would be a leap to say …

Machine Learning

America’s Forgotten Mass Lynching: When 237 People Were Murdered In Arkansas

In 1919, in the wake of World War I, black sharecroppers unionized in Arkansas, unleashing a wave of white vigilantism and mass murder that left 237 …

4 Ways Your Looks are Essential to Entrepreneurial Success

It may be a sorry state of affairs, but in the business world, how you look says everything about whether you're competent or qualified.<p>More than perhaps most American adult males, I give much deference to Tina Fey's cult classic, high school comedy "Mean Girls." In what was Lindsey Lohan's …

Google Helpouts Is Shutting Down On April 20th

Google has announced that they are shutting down its video tutorial service Helpouts on April 20, 2015 because it is not growing fast enough. Google Helpouts connects users that need help with experts who can offer help over a live-streaming video session. Google Helpouts users will no longer be …

Can SMRs Lead The U.S. Into A Clean Energy Future?

If you thought the nuclear industry wasn’t excited about the future of nuclear energy, think again. We will soon have five new reactors online in the United States and the industry is abuzz with the potential of small modular nuclear reactors, or SMRs.<p>Because of their small size – 300 MW or less – …

8 inspirational books to make you happier

<b>Whether you want to get rich, build a business or deal with stress and conflict at work, we’ve found these inspirational books to help you get there</b> …

Your Morning Matters: 4 Reasons Waking Up Early Can Determine Your Success In Life

We all have one thing in common: every night we all go to bed and every day we all wake up. Each day we have the opportunity to start again, seize …

Time Management

Apple goes solar in 'boldest project ever' | DW | 11.02.2015

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook told a Goldman Sachs investor conference on Tuesday that the US tech giant was planning to build a 1,300-acre solar …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Immune System

Congress set to pass bill approving Keystone XL pipeline

The Republican-controlled Congress is set to send a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline to President Barack Obama, who has vowed to veto it.<p>The House is expected to pass the bill easily Wednesday afternoon, capping weeks of debate over one of Republicans' top priorities -- a bill …

Luminoso brings its text analysis smarts to streaming data

Luminoso, a sentiment analysis startup with DNA from MIT’s Media Lab, says its new product can take consumer feedback from Twitter, Facebook, Google+ …