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39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Philip Seymour Hoffman

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

The 29 most rewatchable movies ever made

That quote has been used ad nauseam to drive home the fact that cinema is engrained in permanent ink, and that however difficult or arduous the process of making a particular film, the end result is (hopefully) worth it.<p>The truth is not <i>every</i> movie is worth standing the test of time, and some age …

Universal Pictures

Kickstarter

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5 myths about quitting sugar, debunked

One Small Thing<p>School yourself on the common misconceptions around going no-sugar — from denial about having a problem to knowing where it lurks.<p>It's January so most of us are dusting off those New Year’s resolutions and recommitting to our (somewhat foggy) health goals. Right up there with …

Nutrition

Kodak is the latest company to jump on blockchain. And one of the few that make sense

Okay, this one actually makes a lot of sense. Kodak today announced a blockchain platform called KodakOne that will feature a token named KodakCoin. This of course sent its stock skyrocketing, like Hooters before it.<p>Unlike a rewards program for an oddly-themed chain of restaurants (or defunct video …

The best cities and countries to retire abroad

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you’re considering retiring abroad in 2018 or just curious where the best places might …

Costa Rica

21 Strange Jobs Humans Will Probably Have in the Future

Automation is creating a whole new set of jobs.<p>Robots are coming for our jobs. We've heard it before, and to a varying degree, it's true. Business consultant group Cognizant predicts in its book "What to do when machines do everything" that over the next 10 to 15 years, 12% of jobs in the U.S. will …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

A Better Brain: 16 Best Books to Understand How the Brain Works

How to Use Science to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Wisdom, Fulfillment, and Joy<p>Due Quach<p>Most people don’t realize how much control we actually have over our thoughts, feelings, and actions. It’s easy to feel like it’s out of our jurisdiction, but in reality, fluctuations in our mood depend on the …

Success is only 20% skill, says Tony Robbins — here's what makes up the rest

It's during a time of sudden and rapid success that startup founders can lose everything.<p>The winners of Shopify's Build a Bigger Business competition, the founders of eight online retailers that are making a profit and bringing in millions in revenues while scaling, are in this dangerous …

Tony Robbins

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Employment

How to Get a Job You're Not Qualified For

Just because you're not right on paper does not mean you won't get hired.<p>Sometimes people take themselves out of the running for a job before they …

Wait a second: What came before the big bang?

The Voorhes<p>Not everyone thinks the universe had a beginning.<p>Cosmologists used to think the universe was totally timeless: no beginning, no end. That might sound mind-melting, but it’s easier on the scientific brain than figuring out what a set starting point would mean, let alone when it would be. …

Dark Matter

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Employment

26 of the best business books you can read, from the CEOs and execs who can't put them down

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

Self-improvement

6 Books to Read This Month to Sharpen Your Business and Life Skills

Or, How to Build a Trillion-Dollar Company<p><i>By Scott Galloway</i><p><i>October; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Named one of the “World’s 50 Best Business School Professors” by …

The best Python courses on Udemy

Python is an ideal choice for a first programming language, and these courses will get you started<p>If you want to learn to program, Python is an …

4 Interview Questions That Can Improve Your Hiring Results by 40 Percent

Research shows that top-performing team members demonstrate positive attitude, accountability, prior related job success and culture fit. Here's how to find out whether or not your candidate makes the cut.<p>As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Why You Should Respond Positively to Negative Feedback

Your first impulse could be to lash out, but you might find a greater advantage in these alternatives.<p>Getting negative feedback is never fun. As you're getting it, you usually want to crawl into a hole and never come out.<p>And after you leave that room? Well, you probably want to fire off quite the …

Neuroscience study uncovers how threatening information invades the working memory of anxious people

Anxious people tend to perceive their world in a more threatening way. Now, a team of neuroscientists have shed new light on why the brains of …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Add these to your reading list.<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in …

Why Is It Important to Study Math?

Today is a very special episode of the Math Dude. To begin with, it’s episode 300. And because we humans have 10 fingers, we love to give special …

6 websites that will help you build your résumé if you don’t know where to start

A slick, impressive résumé is a must-have for all job seekers.<p>But for people who are just entering or returning to the job market, it can be tricky to know where to start.<p>Fortunately, there are websites out there that'll do most of the résumé-related heavy-lifting for you.<p>I recently scoured the …

Employment

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

<i>*This article was originally published in April, 2017.</i><p>One day, not too soon — but still sooner than you think — the smartphone will all but vanish, …

Augmented Reality

I travel the world for 3 months of the year — here are my 10 best tips to make trips less expensive

While we enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle, our lives felt hurried. If we weren't at work, we were getting ready for work, doing chores or taking care of our kids. We only had 15 vacation days to burn each year — not nearly enough to account for sick days and to travel the way we wanted.<p>Fast forward …

Dominican Republic