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Remove yourself from people search sites and erase your online presence

Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.<p>There is now a very …

Social Media

‘Como me tornei milionário trabalhando do meu quarto’

Dinheiro não é tudo na vida, mas isso não impede que muitos de nós fantasiemos com ficar milionários e ser dono do próprio nariz no âmbito profissional. Alguns exemplos mostram que isso é possível, embora raro - sobretudo entre jovens.<p>Conheça a história de quatro britânicos que conseguiram chegar …

How to Launch a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

An old friend of mine called me earlier today to discuss his new business idea. I spent a couple of hours helping him flesh it out and create an action plan. However, like most would-be entrepreneurs, he had his priorities mixed up.<p>When most people want to launch their own business, they start by …

Customers

The Teflon Mind: How to let go of the past

“If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to.” — Lao Tzu<p><b>Why can’t I just move on?</b><p>Everyone tells you: “let go.” …

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

This is how the world ends: will we soon see category 6 hurricanes?

<b>There is no such thing as a</b> <b>category 6 hurricane or tropical storm – yet.</b> The highest level – the top of the scale for the most powerful, most devastating hurricane or tropical storm capable of destroying entire cities like New Orleans or New York – is a category 5 storm.<p>Meteorologists and …

Tropical Cyclones

We need to talk about farts—and what happens when you hold them

Just like everyone poops, everyone farts: it’s a totally natural occurrence even the most proper and well-mannered ladies can’t help but unleash on …

Cleveland Clinic

How I Went From High School Dropout to Millionaire CEO in Two Years (And You Can, Too)

Five things you need (and five things you don't) to start a successful online business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is written by Colin Wayne, CEO of Redline Steel, who is an Advisor in The Oracles.</i><p>I’m a high school dropout—no college education, no …

Entrepreneurship

"Me vinguei de uma empresa que não parava de ligar com um robô-telefonista"

Uma empresa liga constantemente para você à procura de outra pessoa com quem pretende renegociar uma dívida. Antes mesmo de você tentar explicar que …

Técnica militar promete te fazer dormir em dois minutos

A insônia invade sua mente ao se deitar pela noite? Conheça o método que vai fazer com que você não precise mais contar carneirinhos<p>Se você é uma das …

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Success

How Masturbation Helps Decrease Anxiety

As if you needed another reason to masturbate, try this one on for size: Masturbation can actually help you manage your anxiety. Much like meditation and exercise, masturbation connects you with your body and taps into the pleasure centers of the brain, helping to release much-needed …

Weddings

Here’s how successful people avoid information overwhelm

There are seemingly infinite options in the world today. With increasing options comes increased <i>choices</i>.<p>This may seem like a good thing. But at a …

Self-improvement

Google teria comprado dados bancários secretamente, e essa nem é a pior parte

Em um mundo pós-capitalista que parece muito especificamente projetado para arrancar dos pobres em benefício dos ricos, gastar dinheiro é complicado. …

China Declared Islam a Contagious Disease — and Quarantined 1 Million Muslims

China is among the most ethnically homogeneous large countries in the world, with Han Chinese accounting for 91 percent of its population. The ruling …

Communist Party

Sono ruim pode estar relacionado à depressão, diz estudo

Cerca de 75% dos entrevistados com depressão disseram sofrer insônia ou dificuldade para adormecer<p>Pesquisadores da Universidade de Warwick …

Why the "Glycome" Is the Next Big Thing in Health and Medicine

When you think of sugar, you probably think of the sweet, white, crystalline table sugar that you use to make cookies or sweeten your coffee. But did …

Immune System

He 3-D Printed His Way To A Million-Dollar, One-Man Business

Many people think of 3-D printing as a gee-whiz technology used mainly for things like making fighter jet parts and artificial limbs.<p>But plenty of everyday products, from mobile-phone cases to table-top board games, can be 3-D printed. And by tapping into the market for them, Jason Vander Griendt, …

Prototyping

Como softwares, apps e realidade virtual estão virando armas no combate a transtornos mentais

"Ele é um amigo: nos encoraja, perdoa quando nos afastamos dele, faz pensar no exagero das nossas angústias e nos mostra como a ruminação (mental) não serve para nós. Ele nos segue dia e noite, insistindo em mostrar que temos recursos próprios para viver como se não houvesse depressão."<p>É assim que …

Gen-Z Is About to Outnumber Millennials. Here's How That Will Affect the Business World

In 2019, Gen-Z will surpass Millennials as the largest generation, and early indicators show they are about to shake things up.<p>Generation Z (Gen-Z) is known mostly as the generation to follow Millennials and is currently classified as the demographic born after 1996. Over the past decades, …

Social Media

Jeff Bezos Has a Bulletproof Hiring Strategy That All Comes Down to 3 Profound Questions | Inc.com

No matter what your employment history is, there's a good chance you've worked with one or more colleagues who were less than perfect at their jobs. Maybe they were unhappy with their position, or maybe just not cut out for it. Either way, the company wasn't getting what they were paying for.<p>If …

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Emotional Intelligence

The CIA falsely believed it was 'invincible' in China — here's how its spies were reportedly discovered and killed in one of the biggest blows to the agency

A firewall used by the CIA to communicate with its spies in China compromised their identities and contributed to their executions by the Chinese government, several current and former intelligence officials told Foreign Policy magazine in a report published Wednesday.<p>In a two-year period starting …

Foreign Policy

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

I Read the 1936 Book That Launched Warren Buffett's Career and It's Truly Inspiring

Dated? Yes, of course -- it's 82 years old. But it's also surprisingly inspiring.<p>Warren Buffett is probably the most successful investor in American history. He credits a 1936 book called <i>One Thousand Ways to Make $1,000</i> (which he found in the library when he was 7 years old) with giving him his …

PCC usa cartilha para decidir o que fazer com criminosos expulsos da facção

Investigação da Polícia Civil de São Paulo aponta que é possível um integrante do PCC (Primeiro Comando da Capital) sair da facção criminosa e …

Perdeu o voo? Startups ajudam a conseguir indenizações de até R$ 12 mil

Seu voo foi cancelado ou atrasou a ponto de você perder um compromisso? Sua bagagem foi extraviada? A companhia vendeu mais passagens do que o avião …

7 Powerful Tactics Mentally Strong People Use to Prevent Toxic People From Taking a Toll on Their Lives

Toxic people can drain your mental strength. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to limit their influence.<p>While one toxic person may use manipulation and lies, another may resort to intimidation and incivility. And if you're not careful, people like that can take a serious toll on your …

Startup japonesa planeja criar estrelas cadentes artificiais até 2020

Algumas criações têm propósitos puramente estéticos, e não tem mal algum nisso. É o caso de um projeto da companhia japonesa ALE (Astro Live …

Spotting Candidates With Emotional Intelligence Might Be as Easy as Looking at These Key Resume Elements

You can find out a lot more about a job applicant if you know where--and how--to look.<p>According to a recent LinkedIn survey, the soft skills that hiring managers want most include leadership, communication, collaboration, and time management. These are skills that well-rounded candidates have and …