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Why You Need a Statement Wall in Your Home RN

Statement-making style in a snap.<p>We're always on the hunt for simple design ideas that pack a punch—and the king of them all has to be the statement …

Home Decorating

Modern On The Marsh

Cape Elizabeth, Maine<p>The owners of this property on the marsh, set out to create a home that maximized the 180 degree view that they had of the marsh. The lot is mostly free of trees and had a gradual grassy slope to it, and is a part of a small subdivision. The clients had many goals with the …

Architecture

7 new graphic design tools to make your life easier

The graphic design software scene is very dynamic right now, with new tools being released all the time. Some of these new and updated apps could …

This eco-friendly house in France cost under $200K to build

Greenhouse design inspired its translucent panels<p>Building a budget-friendly <i>and</i> environmentally-friendly house is a difficult feat. It’s one thing to build a large house for under $130K, but this low energy, greenhouse-inspired French house takes it one step further.<p>BRUT architects designed and …

Drinking Your Coffee This Way Could Change Your Health

What's your first thought when you wake up in the morning? Whether you immediately crave a gallon (or 10) of coffee or you'd prefer to sip on a glass …

Five Signs Your Boss Is A Weak Manager

Since corporations and institutions started cutting training budgets twenty years ago, leadership training has become a rare and precious thing for those managers lucky enough to experience it.<p>Years ago every company of any size had a fancy training center and trainees zipping in and out of …

Employment

18 Science-Backed Sleep Tips to Make You More Productive (Infographic)

To boost your productivity and get you motivated, start with getting more sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not getting enough sleep can directly impact your stress levels, productivity and mood. To be successful, it’s important that you’re getting a healthy amount …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Here's How a Simple 38-Minute Morning Routine Will Transform Your Whole Day | Inc.com

So much positive psychology research is coming out to help us tap into an unending stream of happiness, creativity, and productivity--both at home and work--that only a fool would ignore its benefits.<p>For example, there's the fascinating research on how experiencing more "awe" in life boosts …

Happiness

Here's What's Wrong With Your Great Idea | Inc.com

When Steve Jobs launched the iPhone in 2007, many pundits were less than impressed. Some said that its unusual shape made it unwieldy. Others thought that it was too expensive. Still others remarked that all the extra software made it a poor choice for its primary function -- making phone calls.<p>But …

Immune System

15 things successful people do over 3-day weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to the three-day weekend in …

Thanks to AI, computers can now see your health problems

Patient Number Two was born to first-time parents, late 20s, white. The pregnancy was normal and the birth uncomplicated. But after a few months, it became clear something was wrong. The child had ear infection after ear infection and trouble breathing at night. He was small for his age, and by his …

2 Artificial Intelligence Uses You Need to Know About (And 3 Companies to Invest In)

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The artificial intelligence (AI) market is expected to balloon to $36.8 billion by 2025, up from just $644 million last year.<p>AI, like other tech segments, can seem like a hazy idea that offers lots of opportunities, but not much clarity on where to begin investing.So to …

Artificial Intelligence

Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression

Instead of an “acid trip,” she took an “acid errand.”<p>Throughout Ayelet Waldman’s entire life, she’s been “held hostage by the vagaries of mood,” as she explains in her new book, <i>A Really Good Day</i>. She is a bestselling author, mom of four, and devoted wife, but her mental illness threatened it all. …

A hypersonic commercial plane that goes into space for insanely fast travel

The concept<p>The Paradoxal is a commercial supersonic/hypersonic passenger aircraft concept capable of flying on a sub-orbital parabolic trajectory between distant parts of the globe within hours. It uses a Rotary Ramjet engine as the air-breathing engine and then converts to a rocket to reach a …

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

This article originally appeared on Real Simple<p>"Old age," as Bette Davis once said, "is no place for sissies." But that doesn’t mean you need to …

Two Powerful Emotions Leaders Need To Know How To Tap (At The Same Time)

Our emotions help us make decisions. Great communicators know that–without exploiting it.<p>Last September, Elon Musk publicly unveiled a sweeping vision to colonize Mars. The SpaceX founder and CEO framed those ambitions as nothing less than a bid to save humanity from self-destruction.<p>Whatever your …

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

10 Tips on getting the most out of meetings for entrepreneurs

Share4<p>Tweet<p>Share4<p>+11<p>Shares 9<p>Meetings are an essential part of getting business done and moving on with decision making for your business. As an …

Entrepreneurship

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Three Free Collaborative Whiteboard Tools

Online whiteboards that let students communicate in realtime either by voice or text can be powerful tools to create a mathematics tutorial, create a …

Education Technology

Ten Signs You're Smarter Than Your Boss

Dear Liz,<p>I have a problem at work.<p>I was hired as my company’s first Social Media Specialist, 18 months ago. It was a great assignment to get because my company had never done anything with social media before.<p>I got us up and running and started to integrate our social strategy with our traditional …

Employment

These 32 books will please everyone on your gift list

No gift beats the perfect book.<p>Joel Grayson, bookseller from Manhattan children’s bookstore Books of Wonder, sums up the joy of finding that ideal …

Are You Ready to Drive on Solar Panel Roadways?

By Bruce Lieberman<p>Anyone who's taken a road trip knows how intensely the sun can beat down on the roadway. Could all those rays be converted to solar …

10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share81<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 215<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

Self-improvement

8 Long Books That Are Worth Your Time

Commence sustained silent reading.<p>Long reads can sometimes be intimidating. But don't worry, you'll devour these epically long books in no time.

Multitasking Is No Longer Something to Boast About

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>What are you doing while you read this? Are you dipping into your email while texting, reading …

How 11 cities are leading the climate change fight

From transit to radical green energy projects, new, sustainable solutions for our urban centers<p>The last year has seen big discussions on the ability of climate treaties and energy policy to shape and save our environment. But, in many ways, the changes that are helping to bring about greener …

Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Anxiety about losing your job to technology is both a rational and growing fear. Andy Haldane, the chief economist at the Bank of England, recently estimated that 15m jobs in the UK were threatened by automation. Technology is reaching such levels of sophistication that it is capable not only of …

Education