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The Power of Conferences in a Social-Media Age

A guide to using technology to make face-to-face gatherings even more valuable<p>In the social-media age, the idea of going to a conference, or gathering for several days of face-to-face meetings, seems almost quaint.<p>But the truth is the opposite: Social media has made conference-going more valuable …

One for the Bucket List: Get to Glacier National Park Before the Glaciers Are Gone

With the recent 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service, we can't help but revisit the ole bucket list of America's natural wonders. And now …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

How to Get Your Kids Interested in STEM (Without Forcing It on Them)

Hopefully your kids are getting a great education in science, technology, engineering, and math at school, but chances are those classes aren’t …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

This New FDA-Approved Cholesterol Drug Is a Game Changer

On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs since the statins flooded the …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

Online Education

11 'Healthy' Foods Diet Experts Avoid

You do your best to do right by your body by making healthy food choices every day. Unfortunately, a number of “health” foods you may go out of your …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …