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18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

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IPhone 8

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

The Marketing Funnel is Dead, and That’s Good News for Marketers

rawpixel / Pixabay<p>The traditional marketing funnel is dead.<p>What you might not know is that the “death” of the marketing funnel is good news for …

Marketing

Apartments Remain Top Choice for Real Estate Investors

Although real estate investment trust (REIT) stocks may have lagged, multifamily remains the best-performing asset class in the private market, where …

How to trick your brain into keeping a New Year’s resolution

Apply the power of habit to your annual goals.<p>Breaking New Year’s resolutions is so time-honored a tradition that companies can actually stake their business model on it. Gyms like Planet Fitness depend on thousands joining up at the beginning of the year, only to fail on the follow-through. They …

Fitness

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.<p>There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to …

One in five American children live with hunger

The United States has one of the worst rates of child hunger among high-income countries. A recent UNICEF analysis puts it in perspective: About 20% …

Having ADHD made me more successful — here’s how you can, too

Having ADHD is paradoxical. There are amazing highs and soul-crushing lows. You can be on top of the world, while secretly sure you can’t accomplish …

Athletic Apparel

iPhone 8’s Touch ID could have a surprising new home

We’re all wondering where Apple will place Touch ID on the iPhone 8, with the physical Home button set to disappear in favor of a larger display. The latest report indicates it could be embedded in the handset’s power button on its right side.<p>Following in the footsteps of Samsung and LG in an …

New iPhone 8 Glimpse Combines Leaked Parts to Show Off What Device Might Look Like at Launch

Leaker Benjamin Geskin has posted a few new images and a video of what Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 might look like once it's in the hands of users later this year. Using a leaked dummy model, screen protector, and a printed picture of an iOS wallpaper, Geskin has put together the gist of what current …

JibJab

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

Star Trek: Discovery epic first trailer released

The trailer for the first new <i>Star Trek</i> TV series in 16 years is finally here.<p>Above is a preview for <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i>. The new drama series coming …

20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to fight inequity, spread progress and surround themselves with people who …

Self-improvement

How the Internet of Things Is Transforming Industries You Would Never Think Of

There's potential to unleash a revolution in productivity.<p>I was eleven years old when my family got its first computer in 1981. It didn't do much. Mostly, I used it for writing reports for school and playing video games. My dad also ran some spreadsheets to help him run his business, but for the …

How Morale Changes as a Startup Grows

When we think about startup cultures, we imagine ping pong tables, kegerators, and Nerf guns. More importantly, we envision an <i>esprit de corps</i> that drives employees to happily burn the midnight oil to build the next big thing.<p>However, this startup cultural utopia invariably hits a rough patch for …

Meet The Man Whose Site Mark Zuckerberg Reads Every Day

For the last decade, Gabe Rivera has been quietly shaping the tech industry’s story for its top executives, investors, and journalists. But is the editor behind Silicon Valley’s Drudge Report ready to reckon with his influence?<p>Gabe Rivera was halfway through his lamb gyro when it became clear he’d …

What will be the primary IoT device in your life?

Technology keeps innovating, connectivity is improving, and users are flocking to the growing number of smart devices and even smart cities initiatives; everyone is just looking to connect and stay on-the-grid. With more interest, devices, processing power and ideas, IoT will take place around us …

The give and take of federal gift tax rules

<b>Dear Liz:</b> We are planning to build an addition to our home so that my mom can move in with us and will take out a loan to pay for it. Let's say that we put down $50,000 and take out a loan for the remaining cost of $150,000. After the addition is built, my mom will sell her house and with the …

Personal Finance

Build a Better Meal Plan with 20 Quick and Tasty Dinners

No matter your schedule, having a quick go-to dinner as a part of your meal plan is one of our favorite strategies to beat the weeknight dinner …

Cooking

Ten favorite personal-finance books

Great advice for the financial stages of life.<p>March 11, 2017 —While great literature is said to transcend audiences, the best personal finance books …

A 29-year-old startup founder who built an ecommerce empire shares her advice for entrepreneurs

The recent inductee to Forbes 30 under 30 list for retail and ecommerce told Business Insider that she started her own business in middle school selling jean skirts.<p>"This was back when jean skirts were a big thing," Box said."I figured out how to stress denim using old jeans, bleach, and …

Entrepreneurship

Tip: The Foam Roller Chest Press

Using a foam roller can teach good lifting mechanics on a variety of movements, particularly chest presses. Try this.<p>The foam roller allows the …

Beer Master or Day Trader? 8 Online Classes You Should Take Now

Online courses have come a long way from the shady and questionably useful “e-colleges” of just a few years ago (we’re looking at you, Trump U). For …

Inside the 11 best advertising campaigns of the last year

Each year the The Gunn Report produces its list of the most successful advertising campaigns, along with insights into each campaign's strategy, media execution, and effectiveness. This year it singled out 11 campaigns among the best advertising of 2016.<p>The report identifies the most awarded …

Advertising

U.S. passport changes are coming: Here's what you need to know

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this story stated wearing glasses in a passport photo could result in a traveler having to re-apply and repay the</i> …

10 Slow Cooker French Toast Recipes Your Brunch Crew Will LOVE

Waking up to the smell of French toast might be the *ultimate* fantasy, but turns out, it’s actually <i>quite</i> easy to make it a reality. You just need a slow cooker! Break out the brioche: Here are 10 of our absolute FAVORITE slow cooker French toast recipes.<p>1. Crock Pot Creamy Banana French Toast: …

10 Things Great Bosses Do Every Day

We've all heard the adage, "People don't leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses." It makes great fodder for after-work gripe sessions, but is there really any data to back the claim up? As it turns out, there's a ton.<p>In one study, 61 percent of those working for bad bosses said they were looking for …

Employment