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Live Like an Italian and Fight Major Health Issues, Say Scientists

Live life like an Italian – because in some ways Italians have it all figured out, especially when health is in question. Doctors should prescribe …

Warren Buffett: Here's How I Would Solve the Trade Problem

<i>Warren Buffett wrote this article, originally titled “America’s Growing Trade Deficit Is Selling The Nation Out From Under Us. Here’s A Way To Fix</i> …

Economics

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Android Development

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

Five Ways Working More Slowly Can Boost Your Productivity

You know all about why multitasking is bad and meditation is good. Here’s the cognitive case for why slower might be better.<p>Whatever mix of foreboding, cautious optimism, denial, and indifference with which you greet the prospect of your job being handed over to robots in the future, one thing …

5 Ways to Turn Your Angst Into Creative Fuel

As I shook my body out to Lady GaGa's "Born This Way"and my inner shakti reveled, I realized just how easy it is to disconnect from our bodies and from our internal fire.<p>We are not often taught how to experience, feel and share anger, angst, rage and other fire-y feelings. We can end up pushing …

This Is the No. 1 Predictor of Career Success, According to Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.<p>Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic)

Self-sufficient, highly educated and willing to forgo a salary (for years) are just a few of the traits of this year's crop of Inc. 500 founders.<p>51% of Inc. 500 CEOs said they chose entrepreneurship because it suits their skills and abilities.<p>Recent research by Gallup and Inc. shows that those …

Leadership

Meal Prep Ideas for Every Weight Loss Diet

You spend hours getting ready for a night out on the town and meticulously schedule your vacations months before getting on the plane. Shouldn’t that …

Nutrition

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Self-improvement

How to Have an Impressive Web Design

While it is true that some people maintain a website just to share to other individuals their passion and talents, it can’t be denied that websites …

UI Design

5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites worth a visit

Located in Italy and built in 1545, this is the world's first botanical garden. Representing nothing less than the birth of botany, it is still used …

How to unsend an email

Have you ever clicked "Send" on an email and regretted it a fraction of a second later? Whether you were angry and typed something you shouldn't have, clicked "Reply All" when you wanted "Reply" or just accidentally clicked the "Send" button before the email was finished, your first instinct is to …

Apps

A Master List of 1,150 Free Courses From Top Universities: 35,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

During these summer months, we've been busy rummaging around the internet and adding new courses to our big list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

Richard Feynman

78 years ago, a journalist who studied 500 millionaires realized something about friendships that's still relevant today

In addition to outlining the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich, one of them being associating with the wrong crowd.<p>"Men take on the nature and the habits and the power of thought of those with who they …

Self-improvement

8 Successful Online Entrepreneurs You Should Be Following

Founder of FE International<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There isn’t a single entrepreneur out there that can’t benefit from some extra inspiration and motivation. We can all learn something by following successful individuals. It sparks inspiration and learning from …

Entrepreneurship

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

How to break into the mobile app business with little cash and no programming skill

Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but …

Entrepreneurship

Startups 101: Here is advice for founders raising an early stage round

DALLAS — They say knowledge is power, and that couldn’t be more true for entrepreneurs looking to raise their first significant financing round.<p>Lee …

The startup question bank: 40 key questions for founders

Making a pitch and telling the ‘startup story’ is an integral part of life for all entrepreneurs. Attracting employees, customers, partners and …

Venture Capital

6 Types Of People Who Prevent Their Own Success

I’m at the gym the other day when a woman and her personal trainer sidled up to a machine next to mine. Instead of live-tweeting the event (which I so desperately wanted to do for you guys), I thought I’d share the most important part of the conversation here.<p>“How do you even hold onto this thing?” …

Business Strategy

Tech Q&A: Low airfares, online banking, Amazon shopping tricks, and more

<b>Get the lowest airfare</b><p><b>Q.</b> I want to use up some vacation time soon, but I don't want to spend a bundle on plane tickets. Do you have any advice?<p><b>A.</b> Buy on the right day. You'll often see the best deals late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. You can also save big if you fly in the middle of the …

Facebook's Secret Success? Our Psychological Addiction

<i>Dr. Liraz Margalit is the Customer Experience Psychologist at ClickTale.</i><p>The past decade has been a time of incredible growth for social media, and Facebook in particular. The fact that the site has even topped Google as the most visited site in the US suggests that Facebook has become an integral …

Stamplay Is IFTTT For Back-End Development

If you are a front-end developer, setting up signup forms and integrations with popular APIs can be very painful. Stamplay wants to make back-end development as easy as playing with Lego bricks. The best analogy would be to think of it as an IFTTT for developers.<p>Coding using Stamplay is all about …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …