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Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Spaced Repetition Is an Effective, Science-Backed Way to Learn a New Language

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Language Learning

How to Turn Unproductive Worries Into Productive Ones

There are a lot of things you might be worried about right now: your job, your health, your relationships, your loved ones, the last thing you read …

Self-help

How to trick your brain into keeping a New Year’s resolution

Apply the power of habit to your annual goals.<p>Breaking New Year’s resolutions is so time-honored a tradition that companies can actually stake their business model on it. Gyms like Planet Fitness depend on thousands joining up at the beginning of the year, only to fail on the follow-through. They …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

How to Take Down Kim Jong Un

Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how we can end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot.<p>At my Senate confirmation hearing a few years ago, I made a promise to the panel deciding my fate: never to use the phrase “there are no good options.” After all, if there …

North Korea

This Week's Goal? Metabolism Boosting—and We Know How to Do It

When it comes to losing weight or even just maintaining a healthy and balanced body, paying attention to your metabolism is key. After all, a slow …

Wellness

“Worse than death:” The far-future dystopia of genome hacking

This scientist’s thought experiment will give you nightmares.<p>John Sotos, the Chief Medical Officer at Intel, has a wild, scary thought experiment: …

Bill Clinton

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

The ages you're the smartest at everything throughout your life

If you think you've already witnessed the rise and fall of your peak self, researchers have news for you: As far as your intelligence is concerned, you likely have several new highs to look forward to. Some of them, like the ability to read others' emotions or do basic arithmetic, don't arrive …

The Five Senses and How They Work

The ways we understand and perceive the world around us as humans are known as senses. We have five traditional senses known as taste, smell, touch, …

Neurology

Generals Love Him. Top Democrats Despise Him. Can He Be President Anyway?

Seth Moulton, the junior congressman from Massachusetts, has a war record that appeals to voters and makes opponents nervous.<p>On the morning of November 9, five hours after Hillary Clinton conceded, Seth Moulton’s closest political adviser called him with a suggestion.<p>“You should run for president …

National Security

Duolingo raises $25M at a $700M valuation

Duolingo, the popular language learning service that was co-founded by reCAPTCHA founder Luis von Ahn, today announced that it has raised a $25 million Series E round led by Drive Capital. This brings Duolingo’s total funding to $108.3 million and the company says that its valuation in this last …

Language Learning

Vicarious gets another $50 million to expand its research team and build smarter robots

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg might not be able to agree about much when it comes to AI these days, but the pair do seem to see the same potential in Vicarious, a startup applying unsupervised learning techniques to robots. Musk and Zuckerberg were two of the early backers of Vicarious. The startup …

Artificial Intelligence

Multitasking is bad for you—unless you do it this way

We all know the studies that show that multitasking is bad for us, resulting in lower performance and decreased attention. But the demands on us just …

The Brain

Unable to sleep? The best ways you can trick yourself into dozing off

We all know that a hot, milky drink and a warm bath are supposed to relax you before bed, but many of us still can’t slip into slumber.<p>Ten million …

Public Health England

Alzheimer's: New brain cell loss mechanism uncovered

A new study may change current therapeutic approaches for Alzheimer's disease, as scientists uncover a novel brain death pathway involved in the …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

President Trump's enemies list

The president remembers every political slight — and the politicians who abandoned him during the 'Access Hollywood' scandal.<p>Donald Trump is less than six months into his presidency, yet one of the organizing principles of his political operation is already becoming clear: payback.<p>In private, Trump …

Real Talk: What Exactly Is Metabolism, and Can You Really Boost It?

“Eat within a few hours of waking up. It doesn’t have to be big. It can be something as simple as one hard-boiled egg. Not eating earlier in the day …

Wellness

Spot the Flaw in a Politician's Argument With This Guide to Logical Fallacies

Humans are biased. We remember things that confirm our beliefs more than things that don’t. And every day, we’re presented with new information and …

Critical Thinking

Liberal voters push Democrats to a new nuclear age

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Spurned on health care by hard-line Republicans, President Donald Trump's White House is now looking for Democratic assistance to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, advance a massive new infrastructure investment and fund the government.<p>The Democratic base doesn't want …

Mitch McConnell

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life

But I'll be honest, it will take some courage.<p>Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more …

Procrastination

5 Ways to Keep Grinding Even When You Aren't Motivated

Building a business requires doing a of less-than-thrilling tasks, day after day. You need to work whether you're inspired or not.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what kind of work you do, you'll always have days you don’t feel motivated. Running a …

Time Management

Human nature makes it easier to deny climate change than to confront it

At one point in the Senate hearing to confirm Oklahoma Atty. Gen. Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders asked the nominee to share his personal views about climate change. Pruitt, a longtime ally of the oil industry and bane of the EPA, repeatedly …

Climate

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not …

Self-improvement

A Master Buddhist explains how to use mindfulness when you're going through tough times

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