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The 5 daily rituals that will make you happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not "oh, life is pretty good," I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

The happiest — and most miserable — countries on earth

Slide 1 of 7<p>Where you live may have a major impact on how happy you are.<p>According to Gallup’s 2015 Global Emotions report, released on Thursday, the …

Happiness

The Best Date Night Perfumes: 5 It Girls Share Their Favorite Fragrances

From a simple drop of bergamot oil to a splash of Chanel No. 5, picking a perfume has always been deeply personal—what works for one nose, after all, might not work for another. Which raises one critical question: What do you wear for a night out with your favorite flame? Some might say go clean …

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors explains the 4 things he looks for in an entrepreneur

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angels to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour Workweek" author …

Venture Capital

Go inside the abandoned Chinese village that nature is taking back one house at a time

Now only a handful of them remain.<p>Houtouwan clings to the lush green coastline of a tiny island in the Zhousan archipelago at the mouth of the Yangtze River in China. Half a century ago, it was a busy regional center and a port of call to a sizable fishing fleet.<p>But as was the case with so many …

China

What you may not know about sleep

The secrets of sleep are only now coming to light. William Park surveys some of the more intriguing facts researchers have learnt about the world of slumber.<p>The science of sleep can be fuzzy and confusing at times. Researchers are still not sure what our brains are up to, why we dream, or what …

Sleep

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Spirituality

Why Google's new payments system is missing out on the big money that Apple gets

Big banks give Apple a 0.15% cut of each credit-card transaction and half a cent for each debit card purchase when people use Apple Pay, but Google won't get anything when people use Android Pay, The Wall Street Journal's Alistair Barr and Robin Sidel report.<p>Google's missing out on an opportunity …

Android Pay

What Google looks for in entrepreneurs when it's thinking about acquiring a company

Time found that two-thirds of the 221 startup founders that accepted jobs at Google between 2006 and 2014 are still with the company today.<p>That's partially because Google puts a big emphasis on vetting entrepreneurs beforehand.<p>The first thing Google thinks about when considering an acquisition is …

Entrepreneurship

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

What Arianna Huffington, Richard Branson, and Other Super Successful Entrepreneurs Wish They'd Known at 22 | Inc.com

It's no secret that Millennials behave differently from their older, wiser counterparts. With so much of their lives ahead of them, twentysomethings have little experience to go on.<p>This month, professional networking site LinkedIn launched its annual "If I Were 22" campaign, soliciting its …

Talk Shows

If Tesla's new solar power batteries are as good as its cars, they could be a game changer

If you’re one of the millions of people around the world who’ve put solar panels on your roof, you're never happy about cloudy weather. No sun means no power.<p>That in itself is old news, and a problem plenty of people are working on. But now a big name is trying to come up with a way to crack the …

The exponential growth of solar energy

The distributed and digital nature of photovoltaic solar energy is going to have profound social and economic effects as its adoption gets wider …

Abu Dhabi

10 Free Ways To Feel Happy Right Now

Many of us have grown up to believe that happiness is an outside force we can’t control. We go about our lives waiting for happiness to happen to us! …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Is Oil Getting Ready To Plunge Below $40?

In my last crude oil market update in late-February, I expressed my skepticism toward the oil price rebound. Since then, crude oil has given up its gains and fell to new lows in the past week. I have been consistently bearish on crude oil since publishing my viral crude oil crash warning in June …

Oil

The Body Fat Breakthrough

SHE DID IT EXERCISING ONLY 30 MINUTES A WEEK — NOT A DAY!In his research for a new body transformation plan that would really deliver powerful …

Body Fat

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

This Is How Easily Our Cities Could Become High-Density Solar Power Plants

Solar energy has a dark side. Those gargantuan plants that sprawl out like deconstructed disco balls sacrifice valuable open space and put wildlife, …

Solar Power

Scientists make strides in beaming solar power from space

The idea of powering humanity by gathering an endless supply of solar energy from space has taken a huge step towards becoming a reality. Scientists working for JAXA, Japan's space administration, have announced a major breakthrough in wireless power transmission ... in that they've actually been …

Pilots Set for First Round-the-World Solar Flight

<b>Abu Dhabi:</b> The first attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane will take off from Abu Dhabi today, its pilots said, in a landmark …

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …