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7 Ways to Reduce Stress When You Are Overwhelmed and Need to Prioritize

Starting and finishing any one item on your to-do list will do wonders to relieve overwhelm.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each day, more and more people struggle with all that life has thrown at them. Between work, family, health, house tasks, the latest political …

Time Management

Shut up and spread the word: 'A Quiet Place' is a thrillingly intelligent monster movie

I can't recall the last time I found myself caring as intently for the characters in a horror picture as I did for the family in "A Quiet Place," the sensationally gripping and emotional new alien-invasion thriller from the actor and writer-director John Krasinski. The sheer levels of sympathetic …

Horror

Apple announces March 27th event focusing on education

‘Let’s take a field trip’<p>Apple has announced an event on March 27th that will focus on “creative new ideas for teachers and students,” according to an invitation that just went out.<p>There’s not a lot to go by in terms of hints from the invitation — just a stylized Apple logo and the phrase “Let’s …

Apple

UK, US, Germany and France unite to condemn spy attack

Joint statement deplores ‘assault on UK sovereignty’ and says only plausible explanation is that Russia is responsible<p>The leaders of Britain, the US, Germany and France have released a joint statement strongly condemning the Salisbury nerve agent attack as “an assault on UK sovereignty” and saying …

Russia

Spotify files for its unusual IPO

Music streaming giant Spotify today filed for a $1 billion IPO, although that figure is likely a placeholder that will change. Axios had previously …

Morgan Stanley

Comcast's $31 billion Sky bid crashes Murdoch and Disney show

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. cable giant Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) has offered $31 billion for Sky Plc (SKYB.L), threatening a plan hatched by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) and Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) to seize control of Europe's biggest pay-TV group.<p>The world's biggest …

Media Industry

‘Your brain is not functioning’: Jimmy Kimmel rips Parkland conspiracy theorists and Trump Jr.

Jimmy Kimmel called out conspiracy theorists attacking the credibility of a group of Florida teenagers who, overnight, have become some of the most vocal advocates for gun control, after a gunman killed 17 people at their high school.<p>“These are kids who should be applauded. Even if you don’t agree …

Donald Trump
Guns

A Japanese mobile game about a traveling frog is teaching its fans a philosophical lesson about letting go

The hit Japanese mobile game <i>Travel Frog</i> has conquered mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, touching a chord with many people for whom the idea of “winning” in life seems an impossibility.<p><i>Travel Frog</i>, or <i>Tabi Kaeru</i>, has been topping Apple’s App Store across mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since …

Major new iOS bug can crash iPhones and disable access to apps and iMessages

Here we go again<p>Apple had a shockingly bad week of software problems just before the end of 2017, and it looks like 2018 isn’t starting so well either. A new bug has been discovered in iOS 11 that lets people send a specific character that will crash an iPhone and block access to the Messages app …

Apps

New report explains the thinking behind Apple’s new focus on software quality

We heard last month that Apple was setting a new focus for iOS 12: prioritizing quality and reliability over shiny new features.<p>Apple had been working on updates to the Home screen, CarPlay experience, updates to the stock Mail app and enhancements to photo editing and sharing. These projects have …

'Bilal' Film Review: Animated Saga Bogged Down by Historical Constraints

Subtitled “A New Breed of Hero,” this adventure tells the story of an Islamic legend in a way that may confound outsiders<p>Khurram H. Alavi and Ayman …

YouTube creators post shocking videos because YouTube rewards dangerous prank culture

The “gotcha” effect<p>YouTube has a prank culture problem, and it’s one that creators are unlikely to walk away from as the company continues to reward dangerous attempts to shock audiences.<p>Logan Paul, currently YouTube’s most notorious creator, told Good Morning America that when he uploaded a video …

Apple to pay $38 billion in U.S. taxes on foreign cash, open new campus

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will open a new campus as part of a five-year, $30 billion U.S. investment plan and will make about $38 billion in one-time tax payments on its overseas cash, one of the largest corporate spending plans announced since the passage of a tax cut signed by U.S. President …

Customer Service

Abbas Calls Oslo Accords Dead and Blasts U.S.: ‘Damn Your Money!’

RAMALLAH, West Bank — President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said on Sunday that Israel had killed the Oslo Accords and angrily assailed the Trump administration over its handling of the conflict. He vowed to reject American leadership of any peace talks and urged Palestinians to …

Israel

Is Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams the New Black Mirror?

The author Philip K. Dick sounded alarm bells about alternate realms and the dehumanizing effects of technological advancement decades before anyone …

Twitter breaks its silence on McGowan suspension

Twitter has abruptly broken its own policy of not commenting on individual accounts to explain why it temporarily suspended the account of actress Rose McGowan late yesterday, after she had been tweeting about allegations of sexual abuse and harassment which have been surfacing against Hollywood …

Internet

How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction

Patrick Perotti scoffed when his mother told him about a doctor who uses electromagnetic waves to treat drug addiction. “I thought he was a swindler,” Perotti says.<p>Perotti, who is 38 and lives in Genoa, Italy, began snorting cocaine at 17, a rich kid who loved to party. His indulgence gradually …

After retiring at 34, Brandon realised a 'shocking and uncomfortable' truth

In a post on the Mad Fientist, Brandon reflected on his first full year of being retired — or, more accurately, financially independent, not reliant …

Brisbane

Science says even if someone paid you to go to the gym, you probably still wouldn't go

<b>• A new study finds that the prospect of receiving an Amazon gift card didn't motivate people to visit the gym significantly more often.</b><p><b>• This is in line with previous research around effective motivation.</b><p><b>• The findings suggest that intrinsic motivation — working out because it's fun — might be</b> …

Economics

Neuroscience Says Workplace Happiness Comes Down to Experiencing This Emotion Daily | Inc.com

Over the last decade, compelling research from neuroscience continues to inform leaders and HR professionals on ways they can improve teamwork, productivity, and company performance.<p>But what's the source of it all, scientifically speaking? What's that one ingredient that makes some of the world's …

Employee Engagement

Emotion Regulation Skills Reduce Procrastination

The existing research makes it quite clear that procrastination is a problem with emotion regulation. When we face negative emotions like …

Procrastination

Mockup imagines what the rumored Jet White iPhone 7/7 Plus would look like [Video]

<i>Top image shows a custom white skin from Colorware.</i><p>Last month, a report claimed that Apple was considering adding a new Jet White color to the iPhone lineup following the success of Jet Black. The report claimed that it would feature the same glossy design as the black model and be introduced …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be able to get my message across effectively to my [team/employees/potential investors]."<p>But here's the thing: …

Public Speaking

Apple loses China trademark case for ‘iPhone’ on leather goods

<i>BEIJING (Reuters)</i> — Apple Inc has lost a battle for the use of the “iPhone” trademark on leather goods in China after a Beijing court ruled against the world’s biggest technology company in favor of a local firm, state media reported.<p>The Beijing Municipal High People’s Court said Xintong Tiandi can …

7 Steps to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

High Emotional Intelligence is what differentiates great leaders from the rest. They're the people who are self-aware, self-regulated, and motivated to do more and be more.<p>They're charismatic leaders who transcend the competition and motivate their teams to accomplish the impossible. Understanding …

Leadership

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

Happiness

The One Smartphone Hack Guaranteed To Make You More Productive

It's deceptively simple but extraordinarily effective.<p>The other day, around 3 p.m., I had one of those "moments" at work. You know--when you feel overwhelmed by how much you have to do, and at the same time frustrated at how little you've accomplished so far.<p>Just then, my phone vibrated--a text …

Time Management