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Silicon Valley Questions the Meaning of Life

The tech industry is increasingly consumed by whether our existence is actually an algorithm.<p>In Silicon Valley, over the past year, one of the most talked-about advances in technology hasn’t been the latest Apple Watch, DJI’s fancy drones, or Uber’s impressive driverless cars. Instead, the Valley …

Silicon Valley

7 Toxic Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Success

All actions results from thought, so it's the thoughts that really matter.<p>Your thoughts are powerful. It may sound farfetched to say that what you believe will come true and what you think about will come to you.<p>But it's not really such a stretch. Your thoughts are directly connected to your …

8 Things Successful People Do That Lazy People Don't

It all comes down to priorities.<p>Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.<p>To be "successful," it becomes a matter of the …

The Smartest Decision Makers Know How to Do This

Do you question assumptions or simply accept them? Are your own beliefs cast in stone? What about commonly held beliefs? Do you accept them at face …

These Technologies May Actually Deliver Elon Musk’s Dream of Changing the World

As Tesla founder Elon Musk promises to change the world, starting with a giant battery factory in the Nevada desert, investors from Toronto to Tokyo …

Clean Energy

Here's How Much Power You'd Actually Get from Solar Panels on Your Roof

Or from a wind turbine in your backyard.<p>One of the problems with setting up renewable power sources—like solar panels or wind turbines—is that it can be difficult to predict just how much power they will generate once they're built.<p>Say you're considering installing some solar panels on the roof of …

Renewable Energy

The 100-Year-Old Carve-Up Bleeding the Middle East Today

How two men, one British, one French, got together and drew a new map – betraying promises and inventing nations like Syria and Iraq. And left a mess …

Middle East

Are you a Dolphin or a Lion? The best time to wake, eat, sleep, exercise or go on a date

You’ve probably already seen a lot of tricks and tips about the “what” and “how” of success (how to lose weight; what to say to your boss to get a pay increase, etc). “What” and “how” are excellent and necessary questions – but there is another crucial question that must be addressed in order to …

Framing

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

South Africa

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Although it is, more or less, everyone's ultimate life goal, long-term happiness is something the average person finds incredibly difficult to achieve. The good news is that, according to science, you have the ability to control a significant amount of the happiness you feel. Simply changing a …

Happiness

Man-made “wind trees” will finally make it possible to power homes using turbines

Picture a steady breeze blowing through the leaves of a tree. Now imagine these leaves could do more than simply churn in the current of air—what if they could capture the wind and transform it into renewable energy?<p>Energy from wind is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, …

Renewable Energy

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

Motivation

The 19 best documentaries on Netflix

Netflix can be the perfect escape—especially when you’re talking <i>Stranger Things</i>, Winona Ryder and those adorable ’80s kids on a sci-fi quest. But the …

Entertainment

The death of neoliberalism and the crisis in western politics

The western financial crisis of 2007-8 was the worst since 1931, yet its immediate repercussions were surprisingly modest. The crisis challenged the foundation stones of the long-dominant neoliberal ideology but it seemed to emerge largely unscathed. The banks were bailed out; hardly any bankers on …

Economics

10 Olympic athletes' daily habits that could make you more successful

As morning people who appreciate routine even while we try to embrace some spontaneity, we're admittedly fascinated by the drive, dedication, and self-discipline embodied by Olympic athletes.<p>Following a rigid diet that involves counting protein grams and being mindful of carbohydrates isn't at the …

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire

The Harvard historian Caroline Elkins stirred controversy with her work on the crushing of the Mau Mau uprising. But it laid the ground for a legal case that has transformed our view of Britain’s past<p>Help us sue the British government for torture. That was the request Caroline Elkins, a Harvard …

World History

Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

From hatred of singing and dancing to comparing women to snakes, these Buddhist teachings reveal that this religion isn't exactly the paragon of …

Why a Man You've Never Heard of Holds the Secret to Professional Success

Few know the full story behind a man named Edwin Barnes, but his tale holds the secret to success for every business professional on the planet.<p>In his book Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill tells the story of a man named Edwin Barnes, who made up his mind that he was going to go into business …

10 Productivity Tricks You Can Learn in 10 Minutes

You’re probably short on time reading this, and I don’t blame you. Life moves fast. It seems impossible to keep up with hundreds of tasks being …

The 15 best honeymoon destinations in the U.S.

Travel to these honeymoon destinations in the U.S. and spend the cash you save on international airfare towards one (or three) of the most romantic …

Santa Cruz

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …