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Free-Will & Willpower Are Becoming A Thing Of The Past. Here's What You Can Do About It. | Inc.com

The global environment has dramatically changed in the past 25 years.<p>This year marks 10 years since the first iPhone came out.<p>Technological advancements are accelerating at exponential levels.<p>Humanity, for the most part, has no idea what just hit them.<p>The result?<p>Pervasive …

Self-improvement

T3 award winners for this year's best gadgets announced

The T3 awards have now come to an end, and we’ve got the full list of all the tech that left with an award under its little digital arm. The big …

34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful | Inc.com

1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 minutes per year (25 X 365). Sadly, my guess is we're wasting far more …

Motivation

14 Kickass Fitness Quotes to Motivate Your Monday Workout

Mondays are for daydreaming about the weekend — oh yeah, and getting your healthy lifestyle back on track. This means hitting the gym, having your meals all planned out, and backing away from the margaritas (even though these recipes are amazing). Just putting on your sneakers can be the biggest …

Fitness

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. Quit sabotaging yourself with these bad habits.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You are the sum of your habits. When you allow …

Don't go for the cheapest option when you're buying a computer – here's why

It's tempting to go with the cheapest option when it comes to buying expensive computers that have different models and pricing options.<p>You might ask yourself if you really <i>need</i> the extra horsepower of a more expensive laptop if all you'll be doing is browsing the web, lurking on social media, …

MacBook Pro

Can I still buy a ‘dumb’ TV?

<i>I’m still running a 12-year-old Sony LCD TV and fancy something a bit bigger, but I don’t want “smart” features that that will be dead before I buy another TV. I am a Virgin TV subscriber so my TiVo is smarter than most TVs, and I use an Amazon Prime TV Stick for streaming. I prefer to be able to</i> …

Televisions

More and more people around the world say immigrants are changing their country in 'ways they don't like'

At least six out of 10 people in France and Belgium, which have recently suffered deadly jihadist attacks, believe immigration has had a "negative impact", said the Ipsos polling institute.<p>Similar figures were found in Russia, Hungary and also Italy, which has had to deal with large numbers of …

Middle East

Why You Need to Read Books And How It Will Bring Happiness

No two persons ever read the same book. –<b>Edmund Wilson</b><p>If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. –<b>Ralph Waldo</b> …

Books

Companies are making money from our personal data – but at what cost?

It is the strangely conspiratorial truth of the surveillance society we inhabit that there are unknown entities gathering our data for unknown purposes.<p>Companies and governments dip into the data streams of our lives in increasingly innovative ways, tracking what we do, who we know and where we go. …

Privacy

Loki 0.4 Stable Release!

After a little over a year of development, elementary is proud to announce the stable release of elementary OS Loki!<br>Loki is the newest version of …

Apps

What Is Lost in a Nation That's Reading Less Literature?

Earlier this year I finally picked up a card for the Los Angeles public library system. Libraries are essential institutions to human knowledge, both …

Popular Fiction

How to choose the right Kindle for you

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The best e-reader's out there are Amazon's line of Kindles. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if you think "Kindle" every time someone …

Kindle

Angela Merkel biography

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands in front of her election-campaign tour bus before a meeting in Berlin on September 16, 2013.Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters<p>The world's most powerful woman earned her Ph.D. in quantum physics, presides over the richest economy in Europe, and was the central broker in a …

The smartphone has become the center of our political lives

A coup attempt in Turkey is the latest example of how internet-connected phones are the tool du jour of politicians and protesters.<p>If all else fails, grab a smartphone.<p>When the Turkish military reportedly began shutting down internet services like Facebook and Google during a coup attempt Friday, …

Internet

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

But these small, seemingly insignificant behaviors can provide meaningful insights into your emotions, your personality traits, and the way you approach life in general.<p>We dug up psychological research and expert opinion on what different daily habits might reveal about you.<p>Note that none of this …

India Railways, and the Indian Train - everything you want to know, from the Indian Railways section on IndiaMike.com - The India Travel Forum

Why Life Is One Massive Experiment in Risk-Taking | Inc.com

There's a science to risk-taking.<p>In fact, brain science has progressed to the point where we now know how every new experience causes physical changes in the brain. It's called neuroplasticity, and it's <i>awesome</i>. When you take a risk and start a new job or head over to Australia on a back-country …

Employment

4 Types of Connection... Only 1 Will Bring You Happiness

Whether you are introverted, extroverted, or an extroverted introvert, you are created for connection. Connection is one of our most basic human …

9 Things I Learned From TEDx Presentations

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TED. I’ve walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen and some truly astounding enlightenments about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the …

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

Young Barack Obama on What His Mother Taught Him About Love

“Perhaps that’s how any love begins, impulses and cloudy images that allow us to break across our solitude, and then, if we’re lucky, are finally transformed into something firmer.”<p>In 1990, a promising law student and writer not yet thirty was elected as the first African-American president of the</i> …

Literature

Eckhart Tolle's 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Peace and Happiness

Eckhart Tolle born on 16th February 1948 is a German-born resident of Canadian writer. He is popularly known for his book <b>“The power of now.”</b> …

Mindfulness

7 Ways We Miss Out on Happiness (and 3 Ways to Stop)

Most people around the world agree that “being happy” is an important goal. So you would think that the smarter and more successful you are, the …

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates | Inc.com

If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes unconventional--advice for your people …

Self-improvement

The small tweaks that ​turn​ an OK life into a great life

For those lucky enough to live in peaceful, plentiful societies, life should be great. But because we’re all human, and everything—every hardship, annoyance, and problem—is relative, we often go through days beset by feelings of sadness, worry, and stress.<p>We each have our own ways of bringing joy …

Workstations

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Motivation

How to Overcome Addiction and Make Lasting Changes in Your Life

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth." </i>-- Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …