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12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

E.U. Proposes Sweeping Ban of Cellphone Roaming Charges

The new rules also include net neutrality regulations for cellphone service providers.<p>European Union proposed new rules on Tuesday banning cellphone …

Adidas Knit These Sneakers Entirely From Ocean Plastic Trash

The shoe company is letting you help get plastic out of the ocean–with your feet.<p>As engineers work to find new ways to pull some of the trillions of pieces of plastic trash out of the ocean, companies are coming up with new uses for it. Like soap bottles, surfboards, and now shoes: Adidas just …

Pollution

PwC Releases 2015 Hotel Online Reputation Benchmarking Report

PwC has published a comprehensive research study on the state of hotel online reputation “Why hotel reviews matter and how hotels respond” and …

Online Life

8 Eco-Friendly Hotels in Paradise

<b>Go Back</b><p><b>Post Ranch Inn - Big Sur, California: Surrounded by mountains and panoramic ocean views, this gorgeous escape is built from sustainable</b> …

Sustainability

The world's best hotel pools

Amalfi Coast

Supreme Court Strikes Down Warrantless Searches of Hotel Records, Reaffirms Fourth Amendment Facial Challenges

Most exciting player: Michigan Wolverines

The season creeps ever so slowly toward us. To escape the summer doldrums, we thought we'd add a burst of excitement from the Big Ten football …

Michigan Football: 10 Best Players in Wolverines History

It’s taken more than 134 years for the Michigan Wolverines to develop one of college football’s most celebrated and respected programs. With 915 victories, 42 Big Ten titles and 11 national championships, Michigan is recognized as nothing short of NCAA royalty.<p>And for decades, its winged helmet and …

Jim Harbaugh has changed climate at Michigan, Wolverines ranked No. 60

Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The …

The New Hotel Design That Perfectly Combines Business and Leisure

Hotels are rethinking room design as guests’ work and play priorities merge creating the desire for a space that caters equally to both.<p>While major …

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

SB’15 Istanbul Kicks Off Sustainable Brands’ ‘How Now’ Theme

Related:<p>This week, Sustainable Brands’ third annual Istanbul conference brought together global and local brands, thought leaders and NGOs to explore …

Sustainability

13 Foods That Improve Your Mood

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter

Founder of FE International<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twitter isn't just a good place to read up on the latest headlines. It can also be a great place to discover other entrepreneurs and learn from their knowledge, wisdom and experience in an easy-to-digest …

Entrepreneurship

An Early Look at the Future of Starwood Hotels

<i>From smartphone hotel room unlocking to robot butlers, we’ve already seen quite a bit of innovation when it comes to select Starwood brands. TPG</i> …

Hospitality

The 7 best hotels for business travelers

Business travelers are a huge source of cash for the hospitality industry. In 2013, their direct spending in the U.S. totaled $266.5 billion, …

The Hotel Smartphone App Will Control Room Service and Everything Else

Room service used to be a luxury for many hotel travelers, but as the technology generation has grown into travel, many are now looking for a faster …

Almost half of the staff at this Cape Town hotel are deaf

The Park Inn Radisson Hotel in Newlands is the first hotel to employ up to a third of staff who are deaf and who have no previous experience of …

Hospitality

The World's Biggest Hotel Will Open in Mecca in 2017

The 10,000-room property in Saudi Arabia will have helipads, a mall, and five floors just for royals.<p>Saudi Arabia will be home to the world's largest hotel come 2017. The Abraj Kudai hotel will reportedly have 10,000 rooms and suites in 686,000 square feet of space, and will cost $3.5 billion to …

Dubai goes green! Plans unveiled for ambitious Sustainable City in the desert with a 100% solar-powered hotel, organic farms, recycled water and a grass amphitheatre

• <b>Intercontinental Hotels Group set to launch Hotel Indigo in Dubai's new eco-resort</b>• <b><br>As well as being powered entirely by solar energy, hotel will</b> …