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10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Apps

5 Unique Ways To Keep Your Brain Young

While our brains do lose volume over time, the good news is that your brain is a machine -- capable of regrowth and the ability to learn new things throughout your lifetime. But exercising your brain and whole body are crucial. Here are some unique ways you can ensure your brain stays sharp as you …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model they proposed that …

Android SDK tutorial for beginners

Android development starts with the Android SDK (Software Development Kit). While there are many different programming languages and a host of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) you can use to create an app, the SDK is a constant.<p><i>Read Next</i>: Java tutorial for beginners<p>SDK provides a …

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Will Power

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Entrepreneurship

The 50 best colleges in America

When it comes to assessing the value of a college, the most important factor to consider is how much that school helps students succeed in life.<p>For our seventh annual ranking of the best colleges in America, we asked over 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their …

College & University

10 Hacks for Packing - Easy Travel Tips and Tricks

When it comes to traveling, baggage can be the biggest pain. These 10 hacks for packing will help you save space in your luggage, prevent damage to …

The Ultimate Travel Packing List

A few weeks back, my column focused on ten things you should never take on a trip. Since then I've gotten requests for a "must pack" list, and here …

UO DIY: Packing Like a Pro

<b>At the Beach: Surf or Resort</b><p>Whether you're on the hunt for unfamiliar breaks at a hidden surf spot or on your way to a significantly more manicured …

Surfing

Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: Nanoscale light-emitting device has big profile

Home > Press > Nanoscale light-emitting device has big profile<p><b>Abstract:</b><br>University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created a nanoscale device that …