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This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

Ready to Achieve Your Dreams? It Comes Down to Making 1 Simple Change

Too many people think dreaming big is the way to success. It's not, unless you have a process to back it up.<p>At some point in your life, you've probably heard the following advice:<p>When it comes to setting goals, dream big and shoot for the stars--because, you know, why not? I mean, if others can do …

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

The biggest health threat facing middle-aged men is loneliness

Two weeks ago, I took an epic trip to Salt Lake City with four of my old college friends to watch the Northwestern University men's basketball team play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in history.<p>As we were saying our goodbyes before heading to the airport, my friend Josh said, "So, we'll …

I Was a Shy Entrepreneur: Here's What I Wish I Knew | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: We asked noted entrepreneurs to reflect on what they wish they'd known starting out and to put it in a letter to their younger selves. Logan Chierotti started and sold three companies and whose InternetReputation.com ranked No. 513 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Forces of Character: A conversation with Gregg Popovich

<i>Excerpted from Forces of Character: Conversations about Building a Life of Impact by Chad Hennings and Jon Finkel. Book can be purchased online at</i> …

Getting Over Rover: Why the Loss of a Dog Can Be Devastating

My wife and I recently went through one of the more excruciatingly sorrowful experiences of our long married life—the euthanasia of our beloved dog, …

I spent 15 years confusing money with happiness. Here’s how I learned to stop

For almost 15 years, I worked in the finance industry. The people I worked with had a number of things in common: a taste for Gucci loafers; a predilection for the $39 Lever House breakfast. And we all believed in a kind of holy grail. We referred to it as The Number.<p>Everyone in finance had their …

Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People

If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you’d cultivate a garden for the best yield.<p>The attributes …

Self-improvement

17 Signs You'll Be Running Your Own Business By 2017

It's only a matter of time before you ditch your day job and pursue the ultimate dream of working for yourself. Are you truly ready to make the leap? Here's how you'll know.<p>There are plenty of would-be entrepreneurs (myself included!) who've tried to convince ourselves that we feel happy and …

Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Managing Director, Hughes Marino<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. …

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want To Be More Successful

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty even if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the …

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a causethe outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a causethe outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from the …

Here's why Japan just killed 200 pregnant whales with a 'research' ship

A fleet of Japanese ships returned from Antarctic waters on Thursday, March 24, after more than three months at sea.<p>The sailors' bounty: hundreds of dead Minke whales, more than 200 of which were females pregnant with calves, according to Reuters.<p>The four vessels, subsidized in part by Japan's …

This award-winning underwater photographer makes stunning images on a point-and-shoot camera

Anuar Patjane Floriuk<p>Anuar Patjane Floriuk won a prestigious World Press Photo award for the stunning image above, and he made it on a …

Photography

10 mind-blowing space photos captured by the Hubble Telescope

NASA’s Hubble Telescope regularly blows my mind by taking some incredible photos of the universe that make me realize just how small our humble …

Here Are the Best Wildlife Photos of the Year

Nature, 1st prize storiesA Bornean orangutan climbs over 30 meters up a tree in the rain forest of Gunung Palung Nationa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Tim Laman<p>1 of …

5 wildlife adventures everyone should have before they die

There are few experiences that compare to witnessing animals in their natural environment.<p>In a world where landscapes are continually altered, it is often calming, and quite breathtaking, to view animals completely in harmony with their habitats.<p>Though they often require some significant travel, …

This 21-year-old invented a way to clean up the massive Pacific garbage patch

Boyan Slat is not your typical 21-year-old.<p>At an age when most people are still trying to figure out what they're going to do with their lives, the Dutch innovator is the head of The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit that's raised millions of dollars to put into action a plan that Slat devised.<p>His goal is …

5 Things We Need to Stop Telling Ourselves About Zoos - One Green Planet

We hear a lot of things to justify keeping animals in captivity. But are these justifications based on fact, or are they simply what zoos would have …

The 15 best Kobe Bryant trash-talking anecdotes

Much like MJ, Kobe takes pride in the fact that he's one of the best trash talkers to ever set foot on a basketball court. And while he's not quite as good at it as MJ was — MJ's trash-talking stories have turned into NBA legends at this point — Kobe has more than held his own in the trash-talking …

How To Set Yourself Apart From The P*ssy Generation

Clint Eastwood might have lost a few fans when he had a dialogue with an empty chair. But how much can you fault a man who maintains his beliefs when …

Rogue 'Electro-Fishing' Puts River Dolphins at Risk in Myanmar

Illegal tactic tests the marine mammals' traditional role in helping Irrawaddy River fishermen.<p>On a pale blue dawn on the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar (Burma), Maung Lay crouched at the front of his canoe, rapping the gunwale with a short stick. He then made a throaty, high-pitched purr, like the …

'Frozen Zoo' could be endangered species' best hope for survival

ESCONDIDO, California — Whenever an endangered animal dies at the San Diego Zoo, researchers race out, regardless of the hour, to remove its sperm or …

Endangered Species

Beautiful Black and White Portraits of African Wildlife by David Gulden

Over the past 20 years, photographer David Gulden has studied the movements of African wildlife. Gulden uses unconventional methods to capture his beautiful photos including using innovative tactics like mounting cameras into eagle nests and setting up cameras with infra-red beam. He shoots mainly …