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8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

China's Glass-Bottomed Bridge Looks Downright Terrifying

Omigosh.<p>This is <i>not</i> your average cakewalk.<p>Suspended a jaw-dropping 590 feet in the air, the glass walkway named Haohan Qiao, or Brave Man's Bridge, recently opened in China's central Hunan Province. There's no other way to put it: the bridge looks absolutely frightening.<p>Roughly 1,000 feet long, …

Time Management Techniques - Skills to Increase your Efficiency and Productivity - Handbook of Success

Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for<br>that’s the stuff life is made of. – Benjamin Franklin<p>We all have the same 24 hours each day, yet how …

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5 Things I've Learned About The World Through Travel

In the last few years, I've had the privilege to travel all over the world, spending time in six continents in over twenty countries. I've learned many things through my world travels not only about myself, but also of the world we live in.<p>Through my world travels, these are the five things I've …

9 Introvert-Friendly Travel Destinations

When introverts want to get away, they want to <i>really</i> get away. You’re unlikely to find them crammed on a bus with other tourists or playing drinking …

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Guitar setup: how to use a cordless power drill on a guitar

Know the drill<p>Attaching picks to a power drill is easy. In addition to your drill (a cordless job) and four picks, visit Homebase or B&Q and buy a …

Google's algorithm for happiness

Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful.<p>A few years ago, Chade-Meng Tan, one of the company's first engineering employees in Mountain View, noticed many of his colleagues were stressed out and …

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The 5 Most Romantic Road Trips

When my now-husband and I were 16, our favorite date was to hop in his GTO and hit the road, setting out to see what there was to see. While …

Six Great Solo Travel Destinations

<i>By: Becky Mahan</i><p>Solo travel: you almost certainly know someone who does it, and maybe you've considered it yourself. Whatever your primary travel style, it's worth considering a solo trip at least once in your life. Aside from full-fledged itinerary freedom, traveling "alone" allows you to meet new …

Google's secret strategy for controlling your home

Yesterday in San Francisco, Google launched a pair of new smartphones, some AV devices and a Surface-like tablet. But future events could just as easily devote a large portion of their running time to the Internet of Things and smart home devices. Tilt your head by 90 degrees and you can almost …

9 Habits to Master Before Turning 30

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Top 10 Places To See The Northern Lights

Every traveler's bucket list should include viewing the northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, one of nature's most spectacular phenomena. And while scientists predicted that December 2013 would be the peak of the current solar cycle, and thus the best time to see the northern lights, …

Enormous Black Hole Is Too Big for Its Galaxy

A newfound giant black hole nearly as massive as 7 billion suns is dozens of times larger than astronomers expected given its host galaxy's size, …

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Cartoonist Sheds Light On Your Darkest, Most Irrational Fears

Beware the killer cookie cutters.<p>Is there a boogeyman hiding in my closet, preparing to pounce from under my pile of dirty laundry? Can my cat read my mind? Is everyone hanging out without me?<p>Most fears are irrational -- even those we have to shoo away as rational adult humans. To address the weird …

How to Dig Deep When Things Get Tough | Inc.com

This week, I'm at Big Nerd Ranch's Javascript Bootcamp. If you've never heard of their bootcamps, they're intense to say the least. It's one week of coding, 12 hours a day, and it moves fast. As I write this, I'm halfway through and I feel like I'm drinking through a fire hose. I'm learning tons of …

Bishop bursting with fall colors -- a peek of them at their peak

Fall is popping quickly in parts of the Eastern Sierra. If you don't know where, just head north on Highway 395. Once you hit the town of Bishop, you'll find turnoffs (see below) that will take you to the fantastic golds and oranges of autumn that are reaching peak colors in some areas.<p>The …

How to Rewire Your Brain for Happiness

We all want to be happy. It’s a desire almost as strong as our need to breathe. Some would rather not be alive than to be alive and miserable. Our …

The Perfect Spot To Visit, Every Month Of The Year

Challenge accepted.<p>We all know the feeling -- we want to get the heck out of town but we're not exactly sure where we want to travel to next. Between researching airfares, hotels and deals galore, planning that next adventure can feel more like work than anything else.<p>Kayak wants to help. Using its …

How Chicago Became The Unlikely Birthplace Of Rock And Roll History

Almost every last aspect of the histories of bands like The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin has been covered in countless books, longform retrospectives, and anthologies. But what often gets ignored in the stories of two of the biggest bands in rock and roll history is where they took their cues …

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Time Wasters to Eliminate from Your Life TODAY

Never feel like you have enough time? You can reclaim lost minutes throughout the day that could add up to a lot more "me" time in your evenings by …

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple:<b> learning more skills.</b>If we compare the differences between the people …

15 Photos That Prove We Can Experience Spirituality Anywhere

The divine has many faces.<p>People experience their spirituality in diverse and abundant places. Awe, wonder and the feeling of connectedness can crop up when we least expect it.<p>To highlight that diversity and honor the many ways people experience spirituality, we asked The Huffington Post newsroom …

6 Lies Your Depression Wants You to Believe (& How to Not Fall Into the Trap)

“The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without <i>changing</i> our thinking.” – Albert Camus<p>When depression hits, it …

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3 Activities You Should Be Segmenting Time for to Boost Productivity

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you sit down at your computer after a few hours of work, you may often find yourself digging into your laundry list of emails and then opening 12 browser windows as you meander throughout the Internet -- only to realize …

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