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Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

How IoT is disrupting the world around us

Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world around us. This may look like a bold statement to many, but that’s the truth. From elevators to planes, there will be 30 billion connected devices in the next three years. Clearly, IoT is moving fast, and tech giants are taking bold measures to …

Why You Should Do Weights Before Cardio

If you can only work out a couple days per week, you probably do both your lifting and cardio exercises on the same days. While that’s not ideal, you …

Why AI needs a magic moment

Well-known author Malcolm Gladwell defines the tipping point as “that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.”<p>The idea of using AI-powered technology to fuel digital marketing and customer experience has been around for years, yet …

15 Ways to Empower Others in 15 Minutes

<i>“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” – Lao …

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14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

Close your eyes and breathe: schools sign up to mindfulness

More than 4,000 teachers are now qualified in meditation exercises to combat pupil stress<p>It’s Wednesday morning and the children from year 5 at St John the Baptist primary school in Brighton are chatting noisily at their desks. A bell chimes and the chatter stops. Thirty children close their eyes …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're familiar with cognitive distortion or cognitive bias, these psychology terms teach us that there are …

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29 Awesome First Date Ideas

29 Awesome First Date Ideas That Don’t Involve Sitting at a Bar<p>Tara Fuller<p>Why do first dates seem to be an endless cycle of grabbing drinks or …

This Simple Trick Can Help You Enjoy Workouts More, Keep You Motivated, and Improve Your Mood

Seeing isn’t always believing.<p>There’s some serious merit to the power of your mind, especially when it comes to exercise. In fact, simply believing …

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VIDEO: Five Best Cities for Barbecue in America 2016

It’s possible that there’s nothing more American than good, finger-licking barbecue. Even the founding father George Washington loved the cuisine, as …

What No One Teaches You About Love (but Should)

Fear of intimacy isn’t a character flaw rendering us unfit for intimacy; it is part of being human. If we're breathing, we have fear of intimacy. The …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading--a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

3 Top Career Happiness Lessons From Senior Citizens

More than 1,500 seniors share their best advice for a successful and happy career.<p>When it comes to career advice, we often turn to professors and scientists. Or, just as often, we ask business icons for the secrets of their success. These are fine sources of insight, of course, but there's one …

13 Brilliant Gadgets and Tools to Help Stress Management

Need to de-stress? These mindfulness and biofeedback tools and apps will help you relax.<p>Do you struggle with too much stress? That almost seems like a trick question. These days, most of us seem to be battling stress most of the time. And as we know, stress can literally kill you. Stress will also …

The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need to Master the Elevator Pitch

The elevator pitch, those few sentences which convey your company across to potential customers and investors. Do you have it right? Can you explain …

The Fatal Flaw of Highly Successful People (and How to Avoid It)

The one pitfall you must avoid on your road to success.<p>Ambition is one of the best assets an entrepreneur can possess. The motivation and drive to achieve one's dreams are what the true spirit of entrepreneurship is all about, however, most people fail to realize that their ambition has a …

4 Arm Toning Moves That'll Make You Love Short Sleeves

My old flex is my new flex.<p><i>C9 Champion® Women's Seamless Strappy Cami Sports Bra</i><i>, $20; target.com; C9 Champion® Women's Performance Leggings</i><i>, $28; similar at target.com;</i> <i>Nike FREE TR 6, $100; six02.com</i><p>Want arms that rival your favorite flexing emoji? Do these four workouts, created especially for …

6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

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Want to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape? Science Says Do 1 Thing First

Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.<p>Americans spend a ton of money on diet and exercise--health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue--in spite of the fact that most of us have …

This Should Be Your Approach to Hiring

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

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Researchers say nearly all books follow one of these six emotional arcs

Ever thought two books felt nearly identical? The déjà vu isn’t in your head.<p>Researchers from University of Vermont mapped the sentimental fluctuations of over 1,700 books. By tracing the emotional changes in the stories, they noticed an overall arc for each novel. They found that the emotional …

Thin Slices of Anxiety: An Illustrated Meditation on What It’s Like to Live Enslaved by Worry and How to Break Free

A guided tour of this pernicious prison of the psyche, honest and assuring in its honesty.<p>Kierkegaard called anxiety “the dizziness of freedom” and believed that it serves to power rather than hinder creativity. For Darwin, it was a paralyzing lifelong struggle — he accomplished his breakthroughs …