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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 …

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 …

Telecoms

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 …

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 …

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> …

The world's 50 most Instagrammable pools

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

Fourth Amendment

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 …

College 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 …

College Football

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 …

Hospitality

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 …

13 Foods That Improve Your Mood

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter

6 min read<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 format.<p>Many known …

Entrepreneurship

An Early Look at the Future of Starwood Hotels

<b>Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here –</b> <b>Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American</i> …

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 …

Hospitality

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 …

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> …

The Steak And The Sizzle Of Entrepreneurship: How Baby Boomers And Millennials Can Get Together

When fellow Baby Boomer, Bob Marley, uttered the phrase, “Let’s Get Together” in 1977, he probably had no idea that his message would resonate with entrepreneurs almost 40 years later. The only issue is that we haven’t witnessed much “getting together” of the Baby Boomers and the Millennials to …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar-powered planes, bamboo bikes and mud houses

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>One of America's most innovative solar power plants officially opened in the Mojave Desert this past week, and it's expected to provide enough energy to power …

Google's Greatest Travel Hack Will Make Flights MUCH Easier

We're not sure why we've never heard about this before -- but as they say, it's better late than never.<p>Unless you're dealing with a late flight, that is.<p>When you're in a hurry to find your personal flight info, it turns out you can turn to Google. Reddit user jasenlee pointed out the trick: If …

8 Business Travel Essentials You'll Want In 2015

Your business travel, no matter how well planned, can quickly become grueling if just one or two things go wrong. These resources can smooth things out.<p>While many people now consider Hipmunk to be an essential app for booking flights and Airbnb was our 2014 company of the year, there are other apps …

Virgin Atlantic

Free Wi-Fi At Last: Hyatt Hotels Ditch Wi-Fi Charges

Answering the prayers of just about every traveler in the whole wide world, Hyatt Hotels Corporation is eliminating Wi-Fi charges at all of its locations worldwide.<p>“We have heard loud and clear from guests that connectivity is no longer an amenity,” says Amy Patti, Hyatt’s Corporate Communications …

U.S. startup funding last year was biggest since 2000

The money spigots for U.S. startups opened last year to their widest since the peak of the dot-com boom in 2000.<p>Venture capitalists pumped $48.3-billion into U.S. startups in 2014, according to data today from the National Venture Capital Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers, the most since …