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11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

Productivity

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Top 100 world universities 2016/17 – QS World University Rankings

The University of Cambridge has dropped out of the top three global universities for the first time in over a decade, the annual QS World University Rankings have revealed.<p>According to the list, the elite institution is the highest ranked in the UK, but has fallen from third place to fourth - its …

15 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it's super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

7 YouTube Workouts You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Some mornings you just can’t drag yourself out of bed when that 7am workout alarm goes off. Maybe you were out later than planned on a fun first date, lost track of time following bloggers on Snapchat or spent the night researching how to land your dream job. Whatever the reason for feeling like a …

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

Use the 'Goldilocks rule' to stay motivated instead of getting discouraged

Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop where he learned tricks from the older employees.<p>He experimented with jokes and tried out simple magic routines on the …

Motivation

40 Recommended Extensions for Teachers, Research, and Language Learners

<i>“It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” – GK Chesterton</i><p>Did you know a web browser has many free …

Education Technology

10 Programming Languages That Will Keep You Employed

Here's a look at 10 programming languages that will make you rich, popular, and incredibly attractive. Or they might just help you get or keep a job …

Business Technology

The 12 best apps for managing your finances

Managing your money can be difficult, especially when it's tax season.<p>Luckily, there are some great apps out there to help you budget, invest, and manage your finances. Here are 12 of the best.

Apps

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found they share 6 personality traits

Each person's path to wealth may be unique, but there are certain commonalities among the world's richest people.<p>After studying the lives of 177 self-made millionaires over the course of five years, author Thomas C. Corley found that they all shared six traits, which he reveals in his upcoming …

Self-improvement

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business

22 Easy Tips That'll Actually Make You Want To Cook

Cook less, clean less, and EAT MORE.

These 10 Tools for Remote Workers Will Make Office Life a Permanent Thing of the Past

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many modern businesses have at least some remote workers. Working remotely increases productivity, reduces stress and is more cost-effective than working from an office.<p>But what if you could take your office <i>fully</i> remote? Here are 10 …

Remote Working

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

11 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.

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7 Psychological Equations to Empower Your Life and Mind

You can either be at the <i>effect</i> (powerless) of your life or act as the <i>cause</i> (in power) of it. Your internal belief system about yourself and how you envision your life is the most important predictor of your success or failure. In order to train yourself to be geared towards what you envision you …

Self-improvement

How to turn your sluggish old Mac or PC into a faster Chromebook

This startup has created a modified version of Chromium that works with most hardware, and it's free<p>Earlier today we published a story about Neverware, a New York City startup that is helping schools refurbish old Windows PCs and Macs that had been abandoned as unusable, converting them into …

20 ways to use a tablet in the classroom

From tuning into worldwide radio to experimenting with augmented reality, here are the best ways to use tablets in class for education and entertainment<p>Whatever model of Android or iOS tablet you have available, it’s a hugely versatile tool when it comes to educating and entertaining children. Here …

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

The 6 best tools for creating infographics

It's quite remarkable to see what you can do within a web browser these days. HTML5 and improved internet connections have enabled us to do just …

Infographics

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

Can You Solve Alcuin's Puzzles?

<i>Here begin the problems to sharpen the young</i> – this is the beginning of a wonderful text believed to have been written by the Carolingian scholar …

Hack This: Edit an Image with Python

Algorithmic Photoshop, at your fingertips.<p>Whether they're being registered by the rods and cones of a human eye or being sent across a computer network in binary streams, images are just data. Pixels and parameters. Image editing thus consists only of data operations, usually a whole lot of them. …

40 tech skills that will land you a $120,000-plus salary

Job site Dice.com recently published its 2016 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice surveyed 16,301 IT professionals in fall 2015 to come up with this list.<p>Of course, skills alone won't always guarantee a high salary. Work experience counts, too. But if you're considering …

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Math reveals unseen worlds of Star Wars

10.02.16 - Using a new computer program, EPFL researchers offer unusual insight into the universe of Star Wars, which includes more than 20,000 …

Star Wars